Alpine ibex can scale any slope! These wild goats effortlessly climb their mountain homes. This leveled reader provides facts about these brave tough who make their homes in the European Alps. Special features include highlight what the ibex eats, where it lives, and its physical adaptations to its environment.
Buzz, buzz! A young bee has just flown out of its nest. She is in search of a flower. Soon, she will be ready to lay eggs. The bee’s life cycle is short, but these fuzzy insects get a lot done! This low-level title introduces young readers to the life cycle of bees through informative text and vivid photos. Special features highlight the bee’s diet, size, and life phases. The book concludes with a full-page feature that shows off the bee’s life cycle. Readers will be buzzing about this interesting title!
A bright butterfly lands on a flower. Then it spreads its colorful wings and flies off again. Butterflies are beautiful, but they were not born that way! In this title for young readers, leveled text and colorful photos introduce the insect from its humble beginnings to the moment it takes flight! Along the way, special features highlight the insect’s diet, size, and life stages. The book ends with a full-page feature that reviews each part of the butterfly’s metamorphosis!
Ladybugs are known for their red wings and black spots! But these insects do not start out that way. This title for young readers explores the life cycle of ladybugs from when they hatch to when they fly off to lay more eggs! Leveled text and colorful photos combine to tell readers where ladybugs live, what they eat, and how they grow. Along the way, special features further highlight the insect’s size and body parts at each stage of its life. The book ends with a full-page feature that shows the ladybug’s full life cycle!
Standing up to 20 hands tall, Belgian horses dwarf many other breeds! With their huge muscles and strong legs, these excellent equines can work hard without breaking a sweat. Young readers will be drawn to this title thanks to its leveled text and beautiful images. Special features show where the horses are from, show the horse’s history, and highlight an important activity. This book will help readers understand the beauty behind brawny Belgians!
Wolves are apex predators in their habitat, but that does not mean they don’t fear the awesome strength of a bull moose! This action-packed title looks at both animals to compare battle advantages and methods of attack. Features include size comparisons and stat-packed profiles, while a fight narrative wraps up the book. Who will be the victor today?
Reaching speeds over 40 miles per hour, thoroughbred horses love to show off their talents on the track! These horses are designed to run, with wide chests, muscular bodies, and long, strong legs. In this leveled title, young readers will learn about the breed’s appearance, history, and strengths. A size comparison chart, coat pattern feature, highlight even more about this popular hose breed.
Their name and appearance may send chills down your spine, but thorny devils are far from fearsome! Their dangerous looks are one of the many adaptations highlighted on the pages of this beginning reader. Adding even more interest and fun are features showing off the reptile’s home range, diet, and more!
A snowy owl silently glides to an open tree branch. It waits and listens for prey to come near. Then, it swoops down to grab its next meal! In this low-level text, readers will discover how these birds thrive in the Arctic biome. Engaging text and a special graphic explore the snowy owl’s adaptations, while a profile and diet feature provide even more information about snowy owls. Readers will be impressed by the survival skills of these silent hunters!
A sloth makes its way across a branch. Time for a nap! These slow creatures do not travel very far. But they thrive in their rain forest home! In this fun title, readers will explore the physical and behavioral adaptations that help sloths survive. Leveled text and colorful photos accompany readers on the journey, and special features detailing range, unique adaptations, and diet help highlight key facts about these slow rain forest animals!
Tigers and bears, oh my! These powerful predators each have terrifying traits that firmly place them at the top of the food chain. But what would happen in a matchup between the two of them? Reluctant readers can weigh each animal’s advantages and compare their attack moves with this high-interest title. Profiles offer stats including height and weight, while infographics highlight special abilities. A final narrative follows a fight between the two animals. Who will be ruler of the north?
As the sun beats down on the sand, sand cats make their way into burrows where they wait out the hot desert day. At night, they pounce on nearby rodents! This leveled reader highlights the sand cat’s adaptations for their desert home. A range map, adaptation feature, diet graphic, and more reinforce the fascinating facts found throughout the text.
With their tough skin and long horns, rhinoceroses are armed and ready to survive the grasslands! This low-level title examines how rhinos are uniquely suited for the grasslands of Africa, from their body parts to their behaviors. Features such as a diet graphic, a range map, and a conservation status bar add information and clarity for beginning readers.
Rats are cute critters and popular pets. They are also among the world’s smartest animals! Using engaging text and vibrant photos, this informative title explores what makes rats intelligent, from their excellent memories to their great social skills. Added features, including a brain comparison chart, a skills graphic, a profile, and a scientific study, offer even more information about brainiac rats!
Bounding across the Great Plains at up to 53 miles (85 kilometers) per hour, pronghorn are grassland survivors! The hearts and lungs of these speedsters are specially adapted to keep them on the run. Young readers will learn how this and other adaptations allow pronghorn to thrive in the grasslands biome. A diet feature, range map, and conservation status bar support the text and aid readers in this low-level title.
Loud barks carry across the grasslands. A predator is near! Prairie dogs rush into their burrows at the call. This low-level text shows how behaviors like these help prairie dogs survive in the grasslands biome. Features such as a diet graphic, a range map, and a conservation status bar support and add detail to the text. Young readers will love burrowing into the lives of prairie dogs with this fun title!
The parasaurolophus was a duck-billed dinosaur famous for its long crest. Scientists believe the crest made a sound like a horn! This high-interest text explores the fascinating parasaurolophus, focusing on its appearance, diet, and behavior. Leveled text highlights key points, while labeled illustrations bring them to life. Added features such as maps, a pronunciation guide, a diet graphic, and a two-page profile further highlight the world of the parasaurolophus!
The oviraptor was a small but fierce dinosaur. It used its sharp claws to find food and fight off predators! Readers of this high-interest text will discover what made the oviraptor unique, from its tall crest and toothless beak to its favorite meals. Along the way, labeled illustrations highlight key points of the text, and special features such as maps, a pronunciation guide, a diet graphic, and a two-page profile show off even more fascinating facts about this ferocious dinosaur!
Macaws are among the most vibrant birds in the rain forest! Their colors help them blend in among bright fruits and flowers. In this low-level text, readers will explore how macaws’ bodies and behaviors equip them to survive in their environment. Labeled photos help illustrate the text, and special features show off the range, adaptations, and diet of these bright birds. This colorful book will help beginning readers soar!
Orangutans seem harmless, but these apes are powerfully strong. How would they fare against a fierce Komodo dragon? This high-interest title lets reluctant readers determine for themselves, introducing a unique matchup that weighs the physical advantages and attack moves of both animals. Profiles and charts offer additional avenues for comparison, with stats including height and weight. A final narrative pits the two animals against one another. Who will come out on top?
From licking their forearms to lying in the shade, kangaroos have ways of staying cool in the hot Outback. This title for beginning readers shows how these marsupials have adapted to their grassland home through body parts and behaviors. Features such as a range map and a diet graphic further explore these fascinating animals. This fun title will have readers hopping with excitement!
Howler monkeys are loud! Their calls help them stand out in the noisy rain forest. This adaptation is one of many described in this fun title for beginning readers. Leveled text describes how howler monkeys survive the forest and colorful photos show them in action. A range map, an adaptation graphic, and a diet feature further explore these loud animals. This fun title will have readers howling with excitement!
Something prickly is moving in the forest! What could it be? People often confuse hedgehogs and porcupines, but there are a lot of differences between these cute critters! From spines to diets, this title explores what sets hedgehogs and porcupines apart with low-level text, colorful photos, and a side-by-side comparison.
A harpy eagle snatches a sloth from a tree. Time to eat! These birds have strong, sharp talons that were made for carrying prey. This is just one adaptation explained in this fascinating series about harpy eagles’ lives in the rain forest. Readers will discover even more as they take in the leveled text and vibrant photos in this title. Special features such as a range map, an adaptation graphic, and a diet feature highlight even more information about these special birds.
Golden eagles are some of the fiercest raptors in the world! But what would happen if a great horned owl challenged their territory? This high-interest title examines the advantages and attack moves of each of these birds of prey. Charts offer side-by-side comparisons, while profiles highlight stats for each animal. A final narrative imagines a battle between the two predators. Who will control the skies?