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Deuling Dinosaurs and Other Real Dino Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374847

Real dinosaurs! Read about Triceratops' horns and their purpose. Did you know that there are animals alive today that move similarly to dinosaurs? Sometimes museums display copies of dinosaur fossils instead of the real thing. Learn how the Smithsonian made an exact copy of a dinosaur skeleton. A dinosaur fan's dreams came true as he watched a dinosaur skeleton being rebuilt. Stories by Sharon Pochron, Cheryl M. Reifsnyder, Ph.D., Suzanne McIntire, and Don Lessem, Dinosaur Editor.

Baby Bear's Bed and Other Forest Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374861

The green forest! Baby Bear explores the forest looking for the perfect bed. Different forest animals prepare for the long winter ahead. Jack Rabbit doesn't believe it is going to rain. He talks to his forest friends who can smell the rain, and they all tell him that it is coming soon. Cheeper is learning how to sing. Can he learn before he must leave the forest? Stories by Lucinda H. Kennaley, Dale Cross Purvis, Gay Kamber Seltzer, and Highlights for Children.

Mrs. Dooley's Dog Dilemma and Other Pawsome Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374878

Woof, woof! Mrs. Dooley has six dogs, but her house is too small. What will she do? When everyone else leaves for school, a girl spends her time with her best friend-- a dog named Sam. Rosie the dog loves smelling the neighborhood smells, but nothing smells as good as home. Autumn thinks that when her dog howls, it is a sad sound. However, when she meets Laura and her beagle, she learns that sometimes a howl means something else. Stories by June Swanson, Nancy K. Wallace, Ruth Donnelly, Nancy White Carlstrom, and Erin Berger.

Rebecca Rides the Trail and Other Real Horse Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374885

Giddy-up! Read about Rebecca who rides her horse, Snickerdoodles, for 98 miles on the Texas Independence Trail each year. Are you ready to learn how horses talk and communicate through body language? Janet trains guide horses, and John tames the wildest horse by making friends with it. Stories by Mary Ann Hellinghausen, Leslie Wyatt, Shannon Teper, and Deborah Kearney.

The Adventures of Spot: Curious Creatures

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374601

All kinds of creatures! Why is Spot barking? Spot is a very curious dog. He finds worms in the yard, a mouse in the house, birds in the sky, and even a strange tower made of blocks. Spot needs to be careful when he explores! Stories by Marileta Robinson and Highlights for Children.

Tex and Indi: All Types of Animals

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374397

Animals! Tex and Indi pretend to be animals at the playground. On a rainy day, they stay inside and draw animals with their sister Arizona. Tex and Indi visit animals on a farm and at the zoo. The whole family goes to the animal shelter to rescue a kitten. Stories by Lissa Rovetch.

The Timbertoes: Meeting Animals

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374489

Animals! The Timbertoes try to protect their garden from hungry animals. The Timbertoes copy an otter. A goat rings the porch bell. Tommy hears peeper frogs for the first time. Stories by Rich Wallace and Marileta Robinson.

The Timbertoes: Understanding Wild Animals

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374496

Wild Animals! A bird uses the thread from Tommy's hat to build a nest. While on a family trip, the Timbertoes see a moose. The Timbertoes hear a mysterious noise, while camping. Summer is even making the animals hot. Stories by Rich Wallace and Marileta Robinson.

Flopping Frogs and Other Real Frog Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374250

Frogs! Learn about the unique jump of the Tailed Frogs in the Pacific Northwest. Figure out where the mysterious sound of a thousand bells comes from. Discover the dangerous journey of a wood frog. Get a close look at the tiny "famous" frogs from the rain forest. Stories by Pamela Brunskill, Barbara Cole, Carole Smith Berney, and Chris Dietel.

Ask Arizona: Getting to Know Animals

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374304

Taking care of animals! Arizona learns that farm work isn't easy. Arizona's family adopts a kitten from the animal shelter. While Arizona's family pet sits a labradoodle, Cow has a hard time accepting the canine visitor. Arizona discovers that pets without fur are just as fun as pets with fur and just as much responsibility. Stories by Lissa Rovetch.

Night Walk and Other Nighttime Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374014

In the Dark! Find the lights in the scary night. What do sheep count to fall to sleep? Enjoy a silly story about when the lights go out… dancing. Learn how bats can fly at night and how they drink water in flight. Stories by Maggie Murphy, Amy S. Hansen, Noelle Poulet, Alison Pearce Stevens, Ph.D., Marianne Mitchell, and Marileta Robinson.

Saving Snow Leopards and Other Real Big Cat Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374090

Big cats! Learn how radio collars aide in conservation and answers to questions, such as, "why can't humans run as fast as cheetahs?" Follow researchers as they track Siberian tigers. Find out about efforts to conserve snow leopards in the wild. Stories by Andy Boyles, Pamela S. Turner, Linda Zajac, and Highlights for Children.

What's Looking At You Kid?

J. Patrick Lewis (author), Rene Graef (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410310170

From acclaimed U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis comes a delightful exploration of the wildlife easily found in our backyards and along the seashore. Simple rhymes and riddles are used to help the youngest of readers identify our wildlife neighbors, including birds, small mammals, and insects.

How Ecosystems Work

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103505

This title explains what an ecosystem is and how the plants and animals within an ecosystem rely on and affect its existence. Different types of ecosystems are described, as well as the food webs within them. How some changes to an ecosystem can be good and how some harmful changes can destroy them. Teaches students what an important role they can play in keeping these intricate ecosystems alive.

Crocodiles

Sophie Lockwood (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602537828

Gliding quietly along the banks of a river, crocodiles are formidable members of the animal kingdom who don't give their prey much warning. Young readers get a glimpse at various crocodile species and habitats and learn about the hunting skills that make these creatures famous. Informative text and exciting pictures introduce kids to the incredible reptiles that have prowled our planet for millions of years.

Butterflies

Sophie Lockwood (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602539969

Butterflies may be one of nature's most beautiful creatures. But do we really know all that much about them? Learn some great butterfly information in this book, from cocoon shapes and migration patterns to strange techniques in fending off predators.

Forest Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965227

In Forest Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the temperate forest biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a forest environment. A map helps readers identify significant forested areas of the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about forest food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Forest Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Forest Food Chains is part of Jump!'s Who Eats What? series.

Mountain Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965241

In Mountain Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the mountain biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals who live at high elevations. A map helps readers identify major mountain chains around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about mountain food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mountain Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Mountain Food Chains is part of Jump!'s Who Eats What? series.

Outback Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965258

In Outback Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the Australian outback biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals who live in this harsh, dry environment. A map helps readers locate the outback biome, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about outback food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Outback Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Outback Food Chains is part of Jump!'s Who Eats What? series.

Savanna Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965203

In Savanna Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the savanna biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals who live in this dry, grassy environment. A map helps readers locate savanna biomes around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about savanna food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Savanna Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Savanna Food Chains is part of Jump!'s Who Eats What? series.

Bees

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965708

In Bees, early fluent readers discover the amazing world of bees and the structures they build. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the intricacies of bee habitats. An infographic illustrates types of bees' nests, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about ants using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Bees also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Bees is part of Jump!'s Animal Architects series.

Ants

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965685

In Ants, early fluent readers discover the amazing world of ants and the structures they build. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the intricacies of ant habitats. An infographic illustrates an ant nest, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about ants using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Ants also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Ants is part of Jump!'s Animal Architects series.

Beavers

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965692

In Beavers, early fluent readers discover the amazing world of beavers and the structures they build. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the intricacies of beaver habitats. An infographic illustrates a beaver's lodge, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about beavers using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Beavers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Beavers is part of Jump!'s Animal Architects series.

Moles

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965722

In Moles, early fluent readers discover the amazing world of moles and the structures they build. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the intricacies of mole habitats. An infographic illustrates a mole nest, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about moles using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Moles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Moles is part of Jump!'s Animal Architects series.

Spiders

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965739

In Spiders, early fluent readers discover the amazing world of spiders and the structures they build. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the intricacies of spider habitats. An infographic illustrates types of spider webs, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about spiders using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Spiders also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Spiders is part of Jump!'s Animal Architects series.