Gives readers an up-close look at the incredible social behavior of African elephants. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.
Learn all about traits and how they make you who you are! Discover how shared traits make offspring look like their parents. While members of the same species may look alike because of their common traits, they have unique traits so that each one is slightly different from the rest. The colorful images and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding of traits. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.
Follow along and see how different kinds of baby animals grow and change! All animals start as babies. Even though they all look very different, they all have the same basic needs to grow up. Learn about baby penguins, kittens, blue whales, pandas, frogs, snakes, and more! The colorful images of adorable baby animals and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.
Learn how animal parents raise their babies! These parents protect, play with, and teach their young so that their babies can grow big and strong. Animal parents feed and bathe their babies and keep them safe. The charming images of animal families and easy-to-read text in this science reader will keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity and practice problems to further students' understanding. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.
Did you know that most animals in the world don't have backbones? Learn more about invertebrates in this engaging nonfiction book. Readers will learn all about mollusks, arthropods, arachnids, and crustaceans while being stimulated from cover to cover with its detailed images and charts, intriguing facts, and informative text.
Discover the world of mammals in this delightful nonfiction title! Readers will learn all about different mammals--from primates to marsupials, and rabbits to whales, even omnivores and herbivores. Featuring vivid photos and charts, clear text, and stimulating facts, this book will have children eager to learn all they can about mammals!
Take a journey into the wild world of reptiles and amphibians! Readers will learn about crocodiles, lizards, snakes, tortoises, and salamanders. Featuring a glossary, index, colorful images and charts, intriguing facts, and clear, informative text, readers will be sure to be enthralled as they move through this engaging book.
Poodles are a very popular breed of dog. Through the use of detailed illustrations, photographs, and text, this book gives children advice on how to care for these attractive and friendly dogs. Poodles fully explains training and grooming requirements specific to this breed. Children will also learn about the temperament of the breed, how to groom a poodle properly, and how much exercise a poodle needs.
Although guinea pigs are roly-poly, they aren't actually pigs! These cute rodents make great pets for children who like to interact with animals. The full-color photographs, clear illustrations, and easy-to-understand text in Guinea Pigs explain all the breeds available, preparing a comfortable home, play-time tips, grooming fur and teeth, the sounds guinea pigs make, and when to visit a veterinarian.
Gerbils may be small, but they're very active! In Gerbils readers will discover the many responsibilities and delights of having a pet gerbil. They will learn about the different kinds of gerbils, what gerbils should eat, creating a great cage, grooming for healthy gerbils, proper handling, and caring for multiple gerbils.
Pounding hooves, the roar of the crowds, muscles tightening, and then - the leap! Experience the excitement and thrill of competitive Steeplechase in the latest book in the Horsing Around series, Steeplechase. You too can be a champion!
Are you longing to mount up and hit the trail? Trail Riding, the latest book in the Horsing Around series, explores the sport of competitive trail riding from head to tail. Learn the tips, the tricks, the rules and rides -- and most importantly, how to finish - a winner.
Hold on to your cowboy hats and prepare for a wild read! In this book, you'll learn all about the bucking horses, lively livestock, and daring riders of the rodeo world. You'll read about roping, riding, racing, wrestling, and more! You'll also discover the breeds of rodeo horses, how riders handle and care for their animals, and how cattle herding became a rough-and-tumble sport.
Cross Country and Endurance takes readers into the world of cross country and endurance competitions, which test the stamina, riding, and jumping abilities of the horse and rider. The text is clear and easy to read, providing both history and rules of the sport. Exciting, engaging photographs and informative diagrams accompany the text.
Likes living in trees or on the ground? Herbivore or omnivore. Is it a porcupine or a hedgehog? Readers will learn how these adorable spiky mammals are alike and how they differ.
Birds soar, hop, and swoop all over. Around some of them, you need to use caution. Others are harmless or even helpful. Do you know which is which? In Vultures and Other Birds, you'll explore the animal kingdom and find out which of these birds are dangerous…or not! The facts may surprise you!
Mammals run, leap, and climb all over. Around some of them, you need to use caution. Others are harmless or even helpful. Do you know which is which? In Bats and Other Mammals, you'll explore the animal kingdom and find out which of these mammals are dangerous…or not! The facts may surprise you!
A photo-illustrated book for early readers about the shih tzu dog breed. Describes this small dog’s unique features, social behaviors, and how they act as pets. Includes a photo diagram, fun facts, table of contents, glossary, and further resources.
Colorful or dull. Wings up or wings down. Active at night or prefers daylight. Is it a butterfly or moth? Learn how these beautiful insects are alike and how they differ.
You may know that some animals play like they’re dead to avoid predators. Did you know that one animal mimics the sound of the baby of its prey? Some animals are really tricky!
Which animal swallows its food whole and then doesn’t eat again for weeks? And did you know one animal eats only one food all its life? But it eats a lot of that food!
Which animal’s head is shaped like a shovel and covered in bumps? Did you know two animals have wiggly worm-like flesh to attract prey? Some animals are pretty ugly!
Long snout. Big teeth. Hard scales. Lives in warm climates. Is it an alligator or a crocodile? Readers will learn how these beasts from the age of dinosaurs are alike and how they differ!
If there were Animal Olympics, some animals would be gold medal winners! Which animal could compete in synchronized swimming? Which animal would win gold in the marathon?
Which animal can find its way through a maze and even learn shortcuts? And which animal is so smart it lets cars do the hard work of cracking open its food?