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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
A friendly collie runs after its family. This smart dog tries to keep everyone together. It is practicing herding! The collie is one of many dogs described in this title about the herding group. Readers will discover the history of the group, learn about breeds that are part of it, and discover what traits tie the group together. Special features highlight champion dogs, list the top breeds, and compare breed sizes. The book concludes with four two-page profiles of some of the herding group’s most popular breeds!
A beagle follows its nose. It is looking for a treat. Found it! This loyal dog is one of many breeds that are part of the hound group. Hound dogs were bred for hunting, but they also make great pets! In this high-interest book, leveled text and engaging photos introduce the history of the hound group, from early breeds to the jobs they do today. Special features highlight champion dogs, compare breed sizes, and list the most popular breeds. Four two-page breed profiles round out this fun book about this hard-working dog group!
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!
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!
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?
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?
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!
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?
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?
People have been using prosthetics for thousands of years. Today, animals use them too! And in the future, the cutting-edge technology of bionics will add even more possibilities. Readers of this high-interest title will explore the history of prosthetics, the technology available today, and what the future holds for bionics. Engaging text and interesting photos combine with a diagram, timeline, graph, and pro/con comparison to offer fascinating information about this amazing technology that benefits our animal friends!
Two heavyweights clash on the African savanna! Though neither elephants nor rhinos seek out fights, these huge mammals should not be taken lightly. This high-interest title compares how the two animals defend themselves, from deadly tusks to fighting moves. Profiles call out statistics like height and weight, and graphs compare tusks to horns. A closing narrative takes readers through an elephant vs. rhino battle. Who will come out on top?
Who would dare challenge a lion? Cunning spotted hyenas take on the king of beasts often on the African savanna. Backed by clans of up to 80, they fight lions for food and territory. In this high-interest title, readers learn about the advantages lions and hyenas hold, from camouflaged fur and sharp teeth to intelligence and strength in numbers. Features visually call out statistics such as speed, tooth size, and weight. A fight plays out in a final narrative chapter. Will hyenas topple the lion’s royal status?
A sugar glider takes a big leap! It glides to a high shelf across the room. This critter can glide up to 165 feet! Sugar gliders may be cute, but they need a lot of care. This fun text teaches readers how to keep pet sugar gliders healthy, including how to feed, house, and play with them. A profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist offer even more sugar glider care tips!
How big do mini pigs grow? What games do they like to play? These questions and more are answered in this fun title about mini pig pets. The book details all that readers need to know about mini pig care, from the pigs’ personalities to the food they eat to how to keep them healthy. Special features include a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist.
Ferrets are playful pets that are always on the move. But these cute critters need more than play. They require special care! This engaging text serves as a ferret care primer, with information about ferret personalities, food, games, cages, and more. Special features such as a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist offer additional knowledge about ferret care.
A prickly hedgehog curls into a ball. Time to hide! These shy pets may be cute, but they need help staying healthy! This fun title explores hedgehog care, from how these pets behave to what they eat, how they play, and where they sleep. Additional features such as a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist offer even more information on caring for a pet hedgehog.
A mini horse jumps over an obstacle. Later, it pulls its owner in a cart. These special talents make the mini horse a standout pet! With engaging text and fun photos, this title introduces readers to the ins and outs of keeping a mini horse as a pet. Special features such as a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist add even more information about mini horse care.