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How Far Underground? Burrowing Animals

Monika Davies (author) Romina Marti (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514680

Many animals take refuge in underground burrows, from small frog burrows in the desert to the sprawling burrows of prairie animals. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.

Rabbits

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514529

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about caring for a pet rabbit and rabbit behaviors.

Hamsters

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514512

This search-and-find books invites early readers to look for new vocabulary and pictures while giving simples facts about caring for a pet hamster.

Guinea Pigs

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514505

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about caring for a pet guinea pig and their behaviors.

12 Stories about Helping Animals

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820260

Warriors in Kenya are saving elephants. A teenager in Pennsylvania is donating oxygen masks for pets to fire departments. The World Wildlife Fund is working in more than 100 countries to protect species from extinction. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for animals around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Amazing Animal Feats

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820208

Chaser, a border collie, learned 1,000 words. Lulu, a pot-bellied pig, stopped traffic and saved her owner’s life. Moko, a dolphin, led a mother whale and her baby to safety in the sea. This book features 12 compelling, moving stories about animals doing amazing things. Each includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

Komodo Dragons

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537014

Describes Komodo dragons, including what they look like, where they live, how they hunt, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Green Iguanas

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537007

Describes green iguanas, including what they look like, where they live, some of their behaviors, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Gila Monsters

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536994

Describes Gila monsters, including what they look like, where they live, some of their behaviors, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Geckos

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536987

Describes geckos, including what they look like, where they live, some of their behaviors, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Chameleons

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536970

Describes chameleons, including what they look like, where they live, why they change color, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Spider

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532699

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a spider from mating and laying eggs to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Butterfly

Wendy Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532620

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a butterfly from egg to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Mouse

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532651

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a mouse from mating and birth to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Penguin

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532668

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a penguin from mating and laying eggs to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Sea Turtle

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532675

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of an sea turtle from mating and birth to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Rodeo Clown: 12 Things to Know

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645821083

Explore some of the most high-risk, adrenaline pumping jobs that exist today.

Animal Handler: 12 Things to Know

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645821021

Explore some of the most high-risk, adrenaline pumping jobs that exist today.

An Arctic Food Web

Imogen Kingsley (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490845

Journey north to the cold tundra and discover how animals and plants in the Arctic survive in an interconnected food web in this illustrated narrative nonfiction. How do animals and plants survive in the coldest ecosystem on earth? Easy—it’s not always so cold! Highlighting both the summer and winter seasons in the Arctic, elementary readers will explore the animals and plants that thrive in the tundra. Vibrant artwork illustrates the link between producers, consumers, and apex predators while carefully leveled text weaves a cohesive story that explains the importance of each element in the ecosystem, which allows some animals to live there year-round.

A Grassland Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490821

Take an illustrated narrative nonfiction journey to a North American prairie and discover how animals and plants in a grassland survive in an interconnected food web. The wide-open prairie is home to many grass-grazing herbivores, including the prairie dog and bison. Sneaky predators, like black-footed ferrets and wolves, have to work extra hard to catch their next meal. Vibrant artwork illustrates the link between producers, consumers, and apex predators while carefully leveled text weaves a cohesive story that explains the importance of each element in the ecosystem.

An Ocean Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490852

Dive into the deep open Pacific Ocean and discover how animals and plants survive in an interconnected food web in this illustrated narrative nonfiction. Just below the surface of the ocean, millions of plants and animals flourish. From the microscopic phytoplankton to the giant blue whale, life comes in all shapes and sizes. Vibrant artwork illustrates the link between producers, consumers, and apex predators while carefully leveled text weaves a cohesive story that explains the importance of each element in the ecosystem.

A Freshwater Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490814

Take an illustrated narrative nonfiction journey to a wetland in the northern United States and discover how animals and plants in a freshwater ecosystem survive in an interconnected food web. Splash! The wetland is home to many water-loving animals. Ducks and frogs munch on bugs and plants, while a heron and snake lurk in the reeds. All animals keep an eye out for the top predator: the bald eagle! Vibrant artwork illustrates the link between producers, consumers, and apex predators while carefully leveled text weaves a cohesive story that explains the importance of each element in the ecosystem.

A Desert Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490807

Take an illustrated narrative nonfiction journey to the hot southwestern United States and discover how animals and plants in the Sonoran Desert survive in an interconnected food web. A cactus soaks up some sun. A squirrel dashes across the sand. A rattlesnake stalks its next meal. Life in the desert is never boring as animals and plants try to survive in the hot and dry climate. Vibrant artwork illustrates the link between producers, consumers, and apex predators while carefully leveled text weaves a cohesive story that explains the importance of each element in the ecosystem.

A Rainforest Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490838

Take an illustrated narrative nonfiction journey to South America and discover how animals and plants in the Amazon Rainforest survive in an interconnected food web. Hot and humid, the Amazon is home to a diverse range of animals and plants. Toucans, monkeys, tapirs, and caimans all thrive in this gigantic rainforest. Watch out for the green anaconda and jaguar! Vibrant artwork illustrates the link between producers, consumers, and apex predators while carefully leveled text weaves a cohesive story that explains the importance of each element in the ecosystem.

Siberian Cats

Mary Ellen Klukow (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518602

A photo-illustrated book for early readers about Siberian cats. Describes the cat’s strong features, its Russian history, and how they act as pets. Includes a table of contents, photo diagram, glossary, books and websites, and index.