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Cheetah Cubs

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160040

Read about cheetah cubs and how zookeepers take care of them. This level 3 guided reader book includes intriguing facts and adorable photos. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about how these baby animals learn and grow, what they eat, and how they socialize with each other. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, sidebars, and word list for home and school connection.

Chimpanzee Babies

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160057

Read about the smart and social chimpanzee babies and how zookeepers take care of them. This level 3 guided reader book includes intriguing facts and adorable photos. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about how these baby animals learn and grow, what they eat, and how they socialize with each other. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, sidebars, and word list for home and school connection.

Know-It-Alls! Predators

Kenn Goin (author) Patrick Gnan (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781620020838

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on predators. Did you know in one leap the black panther can cover 25 feet (7.6m)? A panther can also jump 12 feet (3.6m) high! Learn all about the black panther, tiger, wolf, sea otter, mamba, snake, praying mantis, spider, scorpion, killer whale, great white shark, and bald eagle!

Know-It-Alls! Safari Babies

Lisa McClatchy (author) Cindy Kiernicki (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619380936

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on safari babies. Did you know the first thing a baby zebra learns after birth is its mother’s stripe pattern? This is how zebras recognize each other. After a foal is born it takes its first steps within an hour.

Know-It-Alls! Farm Animals

Joanna Jarc Robinson (author) Cindy Kiernicki (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619380929

As part of the unique, science Know-It-Alls! series that features stunning covers and engaging text, this book puts the spotlight on farm animals. Did you know that pigs are sensitive to the sun and don’t have any sweat glands? That’s why they like to roll in the mud to keep cool. Learn all about pigs, goats, chickens, cows, sheep, horses, turkeys and more.

Zookeepers

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288422

In Zookeepers, vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover how zookeepers work in zoos to keep animals safe and healthy. A labeled diagram helps readers identify tools of the trade, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about zookeepers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Zookeepers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Animal Control Officers

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288279

In Animal Control Officers, beginning readers will learn how animal control officers help hurt, lost, or injured animals. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover how animal control officers use tools and experience to help animals and keep them and humans safe. A labeled diagram helps readers identify tools of the trade, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about animal control officers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Animal Control Officers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Chimpanzees

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214756

Animals in Danger! Chimpanzees introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.

Orangutans

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214787

Animals in Danger! Orangutans introduces young readers to these animals that are facing a fight for survival. With stunning photos and simple text, the profiles how this animal lives, why it is endangered, and what is being done to help.

Animals of the World

Toby Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121479

Want to know if the Canada lynx lives in any other countries, or where not to go if you don't want to run into a venomous cottonmouth snake? This vibrant atlas is packed with eye-catching images of animals and their ecosystems and territories. Useful maps and text provide readers with easy-to-access geographic and biological information on animals that live throughout the world.

Bringing Back the Giant Panda

Ruth Daly (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121028

The survival of the giant panda depends on the survival of its only food: bamboo. Habitat loss from the destruction of bamboo forests in south central China where they live made the giant panda a vulnerable species. This book tells how habitat conservation and the creation of borrowing-and-breeding programs with zoos around the world kept the beloved bear from extinction.

Bringing Back the Gray Wolf

Cynthia O’Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121035

Long considered by humans as a threat to livestock, wolves are hunted as pests. In particular, the gray wolf has been hunted almost to extinction in parts of North America. But these keystone predators help keep an ecosystem in balance. This book details reintroduction programs that have helped populations recover—yet they still occupy only 10 percent of their historic range.

Bringing Back the Humpback Whale

Kelly Spence (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121059

Humpback whales are a true ecological success story. Readers will be enthralled by the story of these masters of the deep, listed as endangered in 1970. Protected by an international ban on hunting all whales in 1982, the humpback recovered so well it was no longer listed as endangered in most of the world by 2016.

Bringing Back the Grizzly Bear

Ruth Daly (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121042

Listed as a threatened species in 1975, the grizzly bears near Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming have made a remarkable recovery. Intriguing text and vibrant images will draw readers into the story of the bear's decline due to human interaction and habitat loss, and the strategies put in place that helped it return.

Bringing Back the American Alligator

Cynthia O’Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121011

The American alligator, which escaped extinction 65 million years ago, was nearly wiped out in the marshes and swamps of Louisiana and Florida in the last century. Today, they are thriving. This exciting book tells the story of how government protection, habitat preservation, and a campaign to reduce the demand for alligator products helped bring back these fierce-looking predators.

Bringing Back the Whooping Crane

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121066

The only remaining wild population of whooping cranes breeds in Canada and winters in the United States. The story of their recovery is a tale of cross-border cooperation and the work of a team of international biologists. Readers will be able to chart their course and determine the elements of this successful recovery plan.

Goose Says Good-Bye

Debra Friedland Katz (author) Lyn Martin (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389263

Only Owl knows why Goose will be flying north.

Horsing Around

Linda Herman (author) Bill Colrus (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389287

Scout finally finds a game that her mother approves of.

A Snail Tale

Roger Williamson (author) Mary Kurnick Maass (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387344

Krystal discovers why a snail is taking so long to cross the sidewalk.

The Thing About Strays

Susan Campbell Bartoletti (author) Sandy Rabinowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387498

Abby is jealous of a young drifter's expertise with horses.

The Tenth Puppy

Linda G. Paulsen (author) Kathleen Kemly (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385234

Saralynn helps her uncle discover the missing "puppy."

Blizzard's Coming

Winnie Anderson (author) Kathleen Kemly (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384701

A big storm comes to town and Stephanie finds an unexpected guest.

Aislinn's Caper

Jennifer Riesmeyer Elvgren (author) Sandy Rabinowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380017

Aislinn finds a remedy for her pony's sore hooves.

What's Wrong?

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amy Wummer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039091

The twins' kitten, Charlie, isn't feeling well. A trip to the vet to remove a thorn lodged in his paw soon solves the problem. Soon, he's back to his playful self.

An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth

Karlin Gray (author) Steliyana Doneva (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534122925

Feeling quite ordinary, a plain gray moth sadly compares itself to its more exotic kin, such as the Luna Moth, the Spider Moth, and the Hummingbird Moth. And the little moth feels even worse when a young girl sees it and says "Eww!" But things change when her brother explains that this particular type of moth is his favorite kind of insect. Maybe an ordinary moth is really extraordinary after all. Back matter includes fascinating moth facts, along with a special activity.