A 12-year-old boy and his frisky horse experience many humorous trials and tribulations. The horse, Joker, means well, but seems to cause non-stop trouble.
Uses a fictional story of a boy's visit to his grandfather's house in the Florida Keys to discuss the behavior and habitat of the small deer that have lived there for hundreds of years.
This book provides factual information about bats and follows the fictional story of a little brown bat named Zelda.
The world is filled with animals, but which is the biggest, the smallest, the fastest, the slowest, and the loudest?
Megan learns about the life cycle, physical characteristics, and habitat of the whooping crane, and also about the many dangers that are forcing the bird to near-extinction. The book provides factual information about the natural history of the whooping crane through the fictional story of a sixteen-day-old whooping crane chick.
This story describes what has happened to the elephant's ancestors, Mastodons and the mammoths, and what could happen to the elephant if it is unable to adapt to life changes.
This book provides factual information about the natural history of Virginia opossums through the story of a young possum named Lucy, from her birth to her first offspring.
Follows the experiences of Mattie, a brown pelican, from her hatching through her first nesting season. Includes factual information about the natural history of pelicans.
Provides factual information about the natural history of pronghorns through the fictional story of a young pronghorn antelope named Perry.
Describes some of the pets who have shared the White House with various presidents, including Thomas Jefferson's mockingbird, Abraham Lincoln's goats, Warren Harding's dog, and John Kennedy's hamsters.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the North American moose through the fictional story of a young moose named Roscoe.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the bobcat through the fictional story of a young bobcat named Rudy.
Simon is the first pup in a litter of four. Follow his adventures as he learns to survive in the wild.
This book provides information about various kinds of large lizards including komodo dragons, iguanas, and monitor lizards. Discusses the physical characteristics, life cycle, survival skills, and natural defenses of giant lizards.
Looks at ten animals at risk of becoming extinct, and explains how to help protect the animals and their habitats.
Provides factual information about the natural history of beavers through the fictional story of a young beaver named Gus.
Provides factual information about the natural history of gray wolves through the fictional story of a young gray wolf named Kooski.
Follows the life of Callie, a great gray owl, from the day that she and her mate find a nest to the day that two of their three chicks are ready to establish their own territories.
Provides factual information about the natural history of raccoons through the fictional story of a young raccoon named Chester.
This book introduces some of Australia's and New Zealand's strangest and craziest creatures with unusual features that help them survive in their environments.
Describes some of the unusual animals, birds, insects, and marine life that make their homes in different parts of the world, such as the star-nosed mole, the piranha, and the gecko.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the trumpeter swan through the fictional story of a four-year-old female named Daphne.
Follow Eli, a little black bear, as he snuggles with his mother, learns to swim, faces the danger of an adult male bear, and learns the survival skills he will need as an adult.
Follows a young mountain lion from his birth through his first year of life as he learns to survive on his own.
In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the powerful strength of rat teeth. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the special biological adaptions that make rats one of nature’s superheroes. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about rats using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Super Rats also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.