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Fireflies and Glowworms

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902189

Did you know that fireflies and some other insects, including glowworms, make their own light? This amazing ability is called bioluminescence. Some glow to attract mates, scare off predators, or find food. Look inside to learn all about fireflies and glowworms--and get ready for a glow show! Includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a feature about related glowing creatures.

Praying Mantis vs. Black Widow Spider

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346361

Sometimes, small predators are the most vicious. Praying mantises and black widow spiders have unique weapons to take down their prey. Readers will discover how these two animals use their secret weapons to get their next meal. Profiles and other features highlight special information about each animal. A final narrative puts a praying mantis and black widow spider up against each other. Which creature will remain standing?

Snow Leopard vs. Wild Yak

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346378

High in the Himalayas, the weather is harsh, and food is scarce. Few animals have what it takes to survive. But the snow leopard and the wild yak have adapted to thrive. Between the covers of this book, readers will uncover each animal’s secrets to survival, from fur-covered paws to sharp horns. Profiles showcase their size and range, while other features demonstrate each animal’s strengths. A final narrative puts their weapons to the test when a snow leopard and wild yak clash!

Nile Crocodile vs. Hippopotamus

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344428

Two African hard hitters clash in the Nile! What would happen if a fierce Nile crocodile came face to face with a ferocious hippopotamus? This high-interest title introduces readers to the body parts and fighting moves that help each of these animals battle their foes. Special features highlight each animal’s size, bite force, and other stats. The book concludes with battle between the two creatures. Who will come out on top?

Polar Bear vs. Walrus

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344435

Polar bears are the top predators of the Arctic. Walruses are mighty beasts with many defenses. In a fight, which one would come out on top? Readers of this high-interest title will learn about the weapons and defenses of polar bears and walruses. Profiles cover each animal’s sizes and habitats, while other features highlight claw length and swim speed. A final narrative puts their weapons to the test. Who will be marked the mightiest in the Arctic?

Dingo vs. Kangaroo

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344404

Australia’s territorial dingoes who rarely turn down a fight. But are they a match for the kicks and punches of kangaroos? This high-interest text weighs the advantages of these tough animals, introducing the body parts and special moves that would help them win in a battle. Profiles show off each animal’s size, and charts highlight their speed and jumping ability. Which of these fighters will be crowned Australia’s toughest?

King Cobra vs. Mongoose

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648344411

In the jungles of Southeast Asia, king cobras strike their foes with deadly bites. But mongooses are equipped with a secret weapon! This high-interest title introduces readers to the body parts and fighting moves that king cobras and mongooses use to defeat their foes. Special features highlight each animal’s size and other statistics. The book concludes with an action-packed fight where only one animal can come out on top. Who will take home the prize?

Thank You, Termites

Marty Erickson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850538

Introduces readers to the lives of different termite species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit both plants and animals. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Thank You, Rodents

Marie Pearson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850514

Introduces readers to the lives of different rodent species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit both plants and animals. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Thank You, Earthworms

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850477

Introduces readers to the lives of different earthworm species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit both plants and animals. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Thank You, Frogs

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850484

Introduces readers to the lives of different frog species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit other animals. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Thank You, Primates

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850491

Introduces readers to the lives of different primate species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit plants. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Thank You, Raptors

Marie Pearson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850507

Introduces readers to the lives of different raptor species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit animals. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Thank You, Ants

Emma Huddleston (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850439

Introduces readers to the lives of different ant species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit plants. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Thank You, Bats

Marty Erickson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850446

Introduces readers to the lives of different bat species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit plants. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Thank You, Bees

Marty Erickson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850453

Introduces readers to the lives of different bee species and how they help their environments. Learn about their role in the food web and how their actions benefit plants. Additional features include an infographic showing how ants affect their ecosystems, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Working Dogs

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341243

Saint Bernards were once used to rescue people lost in the mountains! They are one of many breeds included in the American Kennel Club’s working dog group. This book explores the working group’s history and breeds, introducing why the dogs were bred and what traits tie them together. Special features include a list of top breeds, a breed size comparison, and a champion dog profile. Four two-page profiles offer more details about some of the group’s most popular breeds. Readers will fall in love with this hard-working dog group!

Wolverine vs. Honey Badger

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341403

Wolverines and honey badgers are both known for being ferocious fighters. But what would happen if these beasts faced off? This high-interest title explores basic facts, attack moves, and secret weapons of both animals. Features such as charts and profiles offer visual representations and allow for comparisons. A final fight scene brings all the information to an action-packed finale in this title for reluctant readers.

Toy Dogs

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341236

From fluffy Pomeranians to tiny Chihuahuas, the toy dog group has a lot of fun breeds. These dogs may be small, but they have a lot of personality! In this book, readers explore the history and characteristics of the American Kennel Club’s toy dog group. Leveled text and engaging photos introduce the basics of the group, while special features highlight top breeds, breed sizes, and a champion dog. Four two-page profiles give readers a closer look at some of the toy group’s most popular breeds. Dog lovers are sure to enjoy this fun book!

Terriers

Sara Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341229

Terriers are energetic dogs that were bred to hunt and guard. But these playful pups also make great pets! In this title for young readers, informative text and engaging photos introduce the American Kennel Club’s terrier group. Readers will learn about the group’s history, breeds, and the traits that tie it together. Along the way, special features highlight top breeds, breed sizes, and a champion dog. The book concludes with four two-page profiles of some of the terrier group’s most popular breeds.

Sporting Dogs

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341212

A ball flies into the lake. A golden retriever jumps in! This popular pup was bred to bring back game from water. But it happily fetches toys! The American Kennel Club’s sporting dog group is full of dogs that love to hunt in water and on land. In this high-interest title, young readers will explore the many breeds that make up the group and discover what traits tie them together. Special features show off the group’s popular breeds and sizes, and four two-page profiles highlight popular breeds.

Scorpion vs. Tarantula

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341397

Scorpions and tarantulas may be small. But these two animals know how to fight! In this high-interest title, reluctant readers will learn about how these two creatures get ready to battle. Visual features offer stats and comparisons to highlight traits of each animal. A final fight scene applies the content of the book in an action-packed finale!

Non-sporting Dogs

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341205

A cute bichon frise wags its tail. Time for a walk! These fluffy dogs are among the many breeds included in the American Kennel Club’s non-sporting group. From fancy poodles to sturdy bulldogs, this group is made up of breeds that make fun pets and great show dogs! This title introduces the history of the non-sporting group, from its early breeds to its new additions. Special features highlight champion dogs, list the most popular breeds, and compare breed sizes. The book concludes with four two-page profiles of popular breeds from this unique dog group!

Mountain Lion vs. Coyote

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341380

Two predators challenge each other for dominance in North America. Who will come out on top? Mountain lions and coyotes face off in this high-interest title. Reluctant readers will learn basic information about mountain lions and coyotes, as well as how these animals do battle. Action-packed images highlight the strengths of these animals, while animal profiles and other features show off their battle tools. Let the fight begin!

Lion vs. Cape Buffalo

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341373

There’s trouble brewing on the Serengeti! Two powerful beasts go head-to-head in this high-interest title. Reluctant readers will learn all about lions and Cape buffalo, from basic facts like size to secret weapons and attack moves. Clean, visual features offer stats and comparisons between the two animals while a final scene narrates a clash showing each animal’s strengths. Get ready for action with this fun title!