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Spider

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604390

Grow with Me peers into a beehive, a cocoon, garden soil, and elsewhere to explore the lives and growth of an assortment of creatures and plants. These books for ages eight and up offer elementary but fascinating studies of the life stages that bugs, animals, and vegetation experience as they mature. Magnified photos, easy-to-follow text explaining life stages, and a life-cycle recap all contribute to an educational experience focused on an up-close look at how the featured creature or plant changes and grows throughout its life span. In this title explore the life cycle and life span of spiders, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a spider’s growth process from egg to spiderling to mature spider.

Zebras

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603904

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of zebras, the striped African horses. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how zebras came to have striped fur. 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.

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.

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.

Living Wild: Komodo Dragons

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600507

A look at Komodo dragons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their sawlike teeth, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today.

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.

Animal Investigations

Diana Noonan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391590

Learn about different animals that live in the city, collecting data and making predictions about each of them! This entertaining title teaches readers about many different kinds of animals and encourages analytical habits, engaging children with simple practice problems relating to ecology and mathematics. Predict where students can find ducks, sparrows, rabbits, dragonflies, and more animals! With STEM themes, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, easy-to-read text, an accessible glossary, and vivid images, this book will engage readers and encourage them to collect data and make predictions about animals and many other topics on their own!

The World of Animals

Joshua BishopRoby (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391224

Animals come in all shapes and sizes! The lively images, compelling facts, and captivating sidebars work in conjunction with the supportive text and a glossary and index to give readers plenty of information on taxonomy. Readers will discover the various kingdoms and classes of the animal world including echinoderms, arthropods, chordates, amphibians, birds, and mammals. To aid in engaging readers in further scientific topics and themes, an alluring hands-on lab activity is included!

Endangered Animals of the Desert

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383540

Many desert animals around the world are in danger of becoming extinct. In this enlightening nonfiction title, readers will learn a few of the causes of extinction in the desert and what problems extinction causes for animals, wildlife, and humans alike. Through vibrant photos of beautiful animals and stunning facts in conjunction with informational text and useful charts and diagrams, readers will learn and understand concepts such as habit loss and learn ways that animal activists help to protect animals and their environments, as well as helpful tips to get involved in conserving biodiversity.

Strange but True: Bizarre Animals

Timothy J. Bradley (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383274

Blobfish, pangolin, and flower mantis are just a few of the names of the bizarre bugs and animals that readers will learn about in this fascinating nonfiction title. Through vibrant images and photos, informational text, a glossary of terms, and an index, readers will learn some of the strange ways that arthopods, invertebrates, and mammals have adapted over time to camoflauge themselves and develop interesting ways to keep predators away.

Strange but True: Tiny Creatures

Timothy J. Bradley (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383281

Readers will learn about arachnids, insects, arthropods, and even parasites in this fascinating nonfiction reader. Featuring photos of these tiny creatures (some up to 100 times their normal size!), informational text, a glossary, and an index to aid in vocabulary development, this book will have children eager to learn more about these tiny creatures and the big impact they have on human life!

Bug Builders

Timothy J. Bradley (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383113

Enter the world of bug builders! Bugs can build structures that are as complex as the ones that we build! Readers will learn about the amazing things tiny creatures such as silkworms and beetles can build in this inviting nonfiction title that features detailed photos, riveting facts, informational text, a glossary for vocabulary improvement, and a list of useful websites.

Animal Architects

Timothy J. Bradley (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383120

From hermit crabs that make a home out of anything they can find to tiny termites that build tall towers, animals of all kinds are architects! In this engaging nonfiction reader, elementary children will learn about these amazing animal architects and the things they build for habitation and camoflauge through vivid images, stimulating facts, informational text, a helpful glossary, and a reference list of useful websites.

Mammal Mania

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380174

Discover the world of mammals in this delightful nonfiction title! Readers will learn all about different mammals--from primates to marsupials, and rabbits to whales, even omnivores and herbivores. Featuring vivid photos and charts, clear text, and stimulating facts, this book will have children eager to learn all they can about mammals!

Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380181

Take a journey into the wild world of reptiles and amphibians! Readers will learn about crocodiles, lizards, snakes, tortoises, and salamanders. Featuring a glossary, index, colorful images and charts, intriguing facts, and clear, informative text, readers will be sure to be enthralled as they move through this engaging book.