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Florida Panther

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795570

The Florida panther once roamed as far west as Louisiana and as far north as Tennessee. Today, these cats are found in just four counties in southern Florida. How did the Florida panther become one of the most endangered animals in the world? Read this book to find out how hunting and other human activities brought the Florida panther to the brink of extinction. Learn what is being done to help it get on the road to recovery.

Grizzly Bear

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795563

The grizzly bear once roamed much of western North America. In the early 1800s, as many as 50,000 grizzly bears lived in the West. As settlers pushed westward, the bears lost much of their habitat. Fewer than 1,000 grizzlies remained in the lower 48 U.S. states when the bear was listed as endangered. Read this book to learn how grizzly bears came close to extinction and find out what is being done to increase their numbers and insure their survival.

Bald Eagle

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795587

The bald eagle is known to people around the world as a symbol of the United States. In the early 1800s, as many as 100,000 bald eagles lived in the United States. By the 1960s, the familiar bird of prey was nearly extinct. What happened? Read this book to find out how human activity brought the handsome eagle close to extinction. Discover how human efforts helped it fight back and once again become a familiar sight in North American skies.

California Condor

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795594

The California condor is the largest bird in North America. Scientists have found condor fossils that are nearly 100,000 years old. As more people settled in the American west, however, condors lost much of their habitat to human development. By 1982, fewer than 25 California condors lived in the wild. Read this book to find out more about California condors, how they came close to extinction, and what people are doing do help make sure condors stay on the road to recovery.

Animals

Stuart Levine (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795723

The Hands on Science series provide students with background on key concepts in Science. Each title includes engaging hands on exercises that help bring the concepts to life for kids. Real World Science: Animals, provides information on the basic needs of animals, and the body parts and behaviors that help animals meet their needs.

Wild Boar

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795709

Centuries ago, explorers brought hogs to the Americas as a food source. Some of these boars made it into the wild, where their offspring have managed to survive ever since. Wild boars will eat almost anything from garbage, to crops, to other animals. They can also spread disease. Read this book to find out more about how wild boars cause problems around the world and what experts are doing to find solutions.

Fire Ant

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795693

Fire ants are tiny, but they pack a powerful sting. Some kinds of fire ants were accidentally brought to North America from South America in cargo ships. Look inside to learn how these invasive fire ants have spread to many places around the world and why they are a threat to wildlife, human beings, and economies.

Bullfrog

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795686

Bullfrogs are big eaters, consuming almost anything that fits in their mouths. Meals include birds, turtles, snakes, and even other frogs. At one time, bullfrogs lived only in North America and east of the Rocky Mountains. Today, the large frogs have invaded many parts of the world, causing problems for native wildlife. Look inside to discover how bullfrogs became an invasive species and what is being done to help stop their spread.

Termite

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602795716

Termites can invade homes and cause a lot of damage. Termites that invade new countries can damage more than just homes. The Formosan subterranean termite was accidentally brought to the United States on infested ships. These invaders have disrupted ecosystems and caused billions of dollars in damage to buildings, crops, and trees. Look inside to learn more about these termite invaders and find out what experts are doing to fight back.

Giant African Snail

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793903

How the Giant African Snail destroyed field crops and flower gardens and spread diseases to people thousands of miles from their native Africa.

Brown Treesnake

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793880

How the Brown Tree Snake made themselves at home, disrupted the island's ecosystem, and created problems for its people and native animals.

Bugs

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797161

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of bugs and insects.

Working at the Zoo

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800136

Many kinds of workers are needed to care for all of the different animals living at a zoo. Readers will learn about the jobs done by people working behind the scenes to make sure that zoo animals stay healthy and visitors enjoy their days at the zoo.

From Kingfishers to... Bullet Trains

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805858

Learn how scientists have looked toward the kingfisher for inspiration in making high-speed trains quieter.

From Woodpeckers to... Helmets

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805827

Learn how woodpeckers have inspired scientists to create new and improved helmet technology.

From Locusts to... Automobile Anti-Collision Systems

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805889

Learn how scientists were inspired by locusts to create advanced anti-collision systems for automobiles.

From Birds to... Aircraft

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805841

Learn how birds inspired inventors to create gliders, balloons, and airplanes.

Understanding Insects

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624318030

The ability to use the NextGen science process is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the NextGen science process to find out what happens during a colony bee collapse. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

Skunks Smell Bad

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633620773

Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Skunks Smell Bad offers answers to their most compelling questions about when skunks attack. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Penguins Can't Fly

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631880964

Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Penguins Can't Fly offers answers to their most compelling questions about that flightless bird. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Camels Have Humps

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631880872

Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Camels Have Humps offers answers to their most compelling questions about this desert-dwelling animal that stores fat in their humps. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Bears Hibernate

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633620681

Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Bears Hibernate offers answers to their most compelling questions about why bears sleep all winter. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Elephants Have Trunks

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631880889

Young children are naturally curious about exotic animals. Tell Me Why Elephants Have Trunks offers answers to their most compelling questions about this large animal that uses its trunk to eat and drink. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Turtles

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797673

How Do We Live Together: Turtles, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how turtles care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful creatures.

Snakes

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797666

How Do We Live Together: Snakes, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how snakes care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful creatures.