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Cougars

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603843

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of cougars, the second largest cats of the Americas. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why cougars have long, thin bodies.From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Hummingbirds

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603850

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of hummingbirds, Earth’s smallest birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why hummingbirds have beautiful feathers. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Tortoises

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603874

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of tortoises, the slow moving shelled reptiles. Also included is a retelling of Aesop’s famous fable about the tortoise and the hare. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving tortoises, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Caring for Horses

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603157

A narrative guide to caring for horses, from where to house the animals, how to groom them, how much to exercise and feed them, and what to wear and expect as you perform daily tasks.

Training Horses

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603188

A narrative guide to training horses, from where to work with the animals, when to begin training, which skills can be taught, and what to wear and expect as you perform daily tasks.

Dragonflies

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602747

A basic introduction to dragonflies, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the unique traits that help to define them, such as their ability to maneuver in flight. Some of our world’s most intriguing animals are among its creepiest. Creepy Creatures looks into the microscope, combs through fur, and investigates the outdoors to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly, or jump. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature’s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity that emphasizes the animal’s defining physical characteristics.

Moths

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602785

A basic introduction to moths, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the traits that help to define them, such as their transformation from caterpillars to winged insects. Some of our world’s most intriguing animals are among its creepiest. Creepy Creatures looks into the microscope, combs through fur, and investigates the outdoors to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly, or jump. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature’s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity that emphasizes the animal’s defining physical characteristics.

Stick Insects

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602792

A basic introduction to stick insects, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the unique traits that help to define them, such as their ability to hide on plants. Some of our world’s most intriguing animals are among its creepiest. Creepy Creatures looks into the microscope, combs through fur, and investigates the outdoors to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly, or jump. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature’s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity that emphasizes the animal’s defining physical characteristics.

Beagles

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602471

A brief overview of the physical characteristics, personality traits, and habits of the beagle breed, as well as descriptions of famous pop-culture beagles such as Snoopy. From hardworking German shepherds to high-energy terriers, there are dogs to match the lifestyles and personalities of many people. Fetch! helps future pet owners retrieve basic knowledge about the traits and history of six popular dog breeds. Dynamic photos bound off the page, and the text gently instructs young owners in the care and responsibility of pets. At the end of each book is a panel about a famous pop-culture example of the breed, from Snoopy to Toto.

Bulldogs

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602488

A brief overview of the physical characteristics, personality traits, and habits of the bulldog breed, as well as descriptions of famous pop-culture bulldogs such as Butch the Bulldog. From hardworking German shepherds to high-energy terriers, there are dogs to match the lifestyles and personalities of many people. Fetch! helps future pet owners retrieve basic knowledge about the traits and history of six popular dog breeds. Dynamic photos bound off the page, and the text gently instructs young owners in the care and responsibility of pets. At the end of each book is a panel about a famous pop-culture example of the breed, from Snoopy to Toto.

German Shepherds

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602495

A brief overview of the physical characteristics, personality traits, and habits of the German shepherd breed, as well as descriptions of famous pop-culture shepherds such as Rin Tin Tin. From hardworking German shepherds to high-energy terriers, there are dogs to match the lifestyles and personalities of many people. Fetch! helps future pet owners retrieve basic knowledge about the traits and history of six popular dog breeds. Dynamic photos bound off the page, and the text gently instructs young owners in the care and responsibility of pets. At the end of each book is a panel about a famous pop-culture example of the breed, from Snoopy to Toto.

Red Fire Ants

Scott Pearson (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720938

Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title explores the invasion of red fire ants, including where they came from and their impact within biomes and food webs.

Maine Coon Cats

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510033

A photo-illustrated book for early readers about Maine Coon cats. Describes the Maine Coon's unique features, history as good winter mousers, social behaviors, and how they act as pets. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Buffaloes

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809289

This book introduces young readers to the buffalo, also known as the bison, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the buffalo's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems and rituals through tales and legends of the American West, to its status as a symbol of the Great Plains. Readers will also learn about the buffalo's body, its appearance, size, and color. Buffalo reproduction is discussed, as is calf development and life cycle. Readers will discover what buffaloes like to eat and how they survive harsh winters. Also covered is the buffalo's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world buffaloes live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the buffalo's scientific classification. Predators and threats are discussed, as are historical and modern conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Take a Closer Look at Bees

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400602

It seems they're everywhere. But scientists believe bees are at risk of survival. What has put bees at risk and should we care? Imagine a world without these important pollinators and you'll see a world with fewer and fewer critical food sources.

The Incredible Migration of Monarch Butterflies

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817999

Gives readers an up-close look at the extraordinarily long North American monarch migration. 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.

The Threatened Lives of Chimpanzees

Megan Blakemore (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503818002

Gives readers an up-close look at the serious threats facing chimpanzees and the ways in which the animals are adapting. 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.

The Amazing Social Lives of African Elephants

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817944

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.

The Challenging Lives of Cheetahs

Beth Bence Reinke (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817951

Gives readers an up-close look at the difficulties cheetahs face from birth through adulthood. 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.

The Complex Lives of Meerkats

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817968

Gives readers an up-close look at the complex social behavior of meerkats. 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.

Super Ants

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967061

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the unique strength of ants. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the special biological adaptions that make ants one of nature’s superheroes. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about ants using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Super Ants also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Super Chameleons

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967078

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the unique abilities of chameleons. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the special biological adaptions that make chameleons one of nature’s superheroes. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about chameleons using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Super Chameleons also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Super Cockroaches

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967085

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the unique indestructibility of cockroaches. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the special biological adaptions that make cockroaches one of nature’s superheroes. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about cockroaches using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Super Cockroaches also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Super Cockroaches is part of Jump!'s Nature’s Superheroes series.

Super Hummingbirds

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967092

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the unique maneuverability of hummingbirds. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the special biological adaptions that make hummingbirds one of nature’s superheroes. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about hummingbirds using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Super Hummingbirds also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Animal Senses

Shelly C. Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750999

Animals have senses just like we do, but their senses work much differently than ours. Birds eyes don’t move at all and some insects use their feet to smell things! Find out about the unique ways in which animals use their senses in this fact-filled e-book! High-interest text paired with colorful images and graphics fill the pages of this e-book to engage students from cover to cover. Encourage students to apply what they’ve learned in the text by completing the “Think Like a Scientist” activity, that supports STEM instruction, included at the end of the e-book. A helpful glossary, table of contents, and index are also included for additional support.