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Gray Bat

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791725

Many people are afraid of bats, but like every other living thing they play in important role in nature. Readers will learn about cave dwelling gray bats, how they became endangered, and how government leaders and scientists have teamed up to save these furry, flying creatures.

American Bison

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791664

The American bison was hunted to near extinction in the 1800s as settlers moved west across what is now the United States. Readers will learn about this animal that is a symbol of the American West and find out what steps were taken to help increase the American bison population.

Asian Carp

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793453

Asian carp have big appetites and can leap out of the water when startled. They were brought to the United States from their native Asian habitats to control algae growth on fish farms. Find out what happened when some of these big, jumping fish escaped and made their way up the Mississippi River.

Gray Squirrel

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793446

Gray squirrels are known for their bushy tails and hoarding habits. These North American natives were imported to parts of Europe and South Africa as pets, but quickly went from pets to unwanted pests. Learn more about the problems caused by invasive gray squirrels and what can be done to solve them.

American Mink

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793484

American mink have beautiful, thick, glossy fur. At one time, many were exported to other countries where farmers raised them for their fur. Find out what happened to native species when fur went out of fashion and many minks were released into the wild.

Emerald Ash Borer

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793422

Emerald Ash Borers have shiny green bodies and an appetite for ash trees. This native Asian insect hitchhiked to North America and has killed millions of ash trees. Learn more about the emerald ash borer and what is being done to try to stop its spread.

Cane Toad

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793415

Cane toads are known for their warty skin and poison glands. They were brought to Australia and other places to help control pests that were harming crops. Learn more about how the cane toad has gone from being farmer's friend to an unwanted pest.

Africanized Honey Bee

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793460

Honeybees are known for their familiar buzzing and honey production. Learn how an experiment meant to increase honey production created aggressive Africanized honeybees that have taken over territory and caused big problems for beekeepers, farmers, and anyone unlucky enough to disturb them.

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.

Animal Rights Activist

Carrie Gleason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792352

The fight for animal rights can be controversial. Modern champions for animal rights believe that animals should not be regarded as property, and they should not be used for food, clothing, for entertainment, or in scientific research. This illuminating book helps explain the difference between animal welfare and animal rights, and what cruelty is and who defines it. Young animal lovers will learn how they can fight for the protection and preservation of animals in a peaceful way.

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.

Volume 2 - Animal Life

Kelli L. Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940136

Take an in-depth look at animal life in this science encyclopedia.

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.

Rabbits

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797642

How Do We Live Together: Rabbits, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how rabbits 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 animals.

Coyotes

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797604

How Do We Live Together: Coyotes, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how coyotes 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 animals.

Deer

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797611

How Do We Live Together: Deer, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how deer 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 animals.

Hawks

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797628

How Do We Live Together: Hawks, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how hawks 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 birds.

Mountain Lions

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797635

How Do We Live Together: Mountain Lions, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how mountain lions 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 cats.

The Legend of Mackinac Island

Kathy-jo Wargin (author), Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627535960

A beautiful tale of the painted turtle Makinauk, his animal friends, and their discovery of new lands and long-lasting friendship.

How Did They Build That? Zoo

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801157

Learn how zoos are built and what sorts of things zoo builders need to think of before construction begins.

Lucky Litter, The: Wolf Pups Rescued from Wildfire

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author), John Gomes (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628557213

As a huge wildfire roared along the Funny River in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, firefighters rushed to the rescue. When they found five three-week-old wolf pups in need, they raced into action to save the whole litter. With no wolf parents to help, zookeepers and vets at the Alaska Zoo made sure the babies grew into a healthy, happy pack. Follow this true story as the pups travel from their charred forest to the Alaska Zoo, where they grow big and strong before finally moving to their forever home at the Minnesota Zoo.