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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.

Arctic Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963520

In Arctic Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the Arctic biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in an Arctic environment. A map helps readers locate the Arctic region, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about Arctic food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Arctic Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Desert Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963537

In Desert Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the desert biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a desert environment. A map helps readers locate deserts around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about desert food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Desert Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Prairie Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963551

In Prairie Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the prairie biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a prairie environment. A map helps readers locate prairies around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about prairie food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites.Prairie Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Wetlands Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963575

In Wetland Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the wetland biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a wetland environment. A map helps readers locate wetlands around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about wetland food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Wetland Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rags: Hero Dog of WWI A True Story

Margot Theis Raven (author), Petra Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537711

During World War I, while stationed overseas in France with the United States Army, Private James Donovan literally stumbles upon a small dog cowering on the streets of Paris. Named Rags for his disheveled appearance, the little stray quickly finds a home with Donovan and a place in his heart. Although the Army did not have an official canine division, Rags accompanies Donovan to the battlefield, making himself a useful companion delivering messages and providing a much-appreciated morale boost to the soldiers. News about Rags spreads and soon the little dog's battlefield exploits become the stuff of legend. But during a fierce battle near the end of the war, both Rags and Donovan are wounded. Severely injured, Donovan is sent back to the United States. And the little dog with the big heart refuses to leave his best friend's side.

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.

Raccoons

Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797659

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

Dall Sheep Migration

Rebecca Hirsch (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731733

Explains how dall sheep live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats dall sheep may face on their migration.

Buffalo Migration

Rebecca Hirsch (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731719

Explains how buffalos (American bison) live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats buffalos may face on their migration.

Caribou Migration

Rebecca Hirsch (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731726

Explains how caribou live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats caribou may face on their migration.

Arctic Tern Migration

Rebecca Hirsch (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731702

Explains how Arctic terns live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats Arctic terns may face on their migration.

The Salmon Bears: Giants of the Great Bear Rainforest

Nicholas Read, Ian Mc Allister (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554692071

Extensively illustrated with Ian McAllister's magnificent photographs, The Salmon Bears explores the delicate balance that exists between the grizzly, black and spirit bears and their natural environment, the last great wilderness along the central coast of British Columbia. Key to this relationship are the salmon that are born in the rivers each spring, who then go out to sea as juveniles and return as adults to spawn and die, completing a cycle of life that ensures the survival of not only their own species but also virtually every other plant and animal in the rainforest. In clear language suitable for young readers, the authors describe the day-to-day activities that define the lives of these bears through the four seasons. But this is also very much the story of the Great Bear Rainforesta vast tract of land that stretches from the northern tip of Vancouver Island to the Alaska border and contains some of the largest stands of old-growth forest left on the West Coast. The Salmon Bears focuses on the interconnectedness of all life in the rainforest and makes a strong case for the importance of protecting this vital ecological resource.

The Sea Wolves: Living Wild in the Great Bear Rainforest

Nicholas Read Ian Mc Allister (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554692088

The Sea Wolves sets out to disprove the notion of "the Big Bad Wolf," especially as it is applied to coastal wolvesa unique strain of wolf that lives in the rainforest along the Pacific coast of Canada. Genetically distinct from their inland cousins and from wolves in any other part of the world, coastal wolves can swim like otters and fish like the bears with whom they share the rainforest. Smaller than the gray wolves that live on the other side of the Coast Mountains, these wolves are highly social and fiercely intelligent creatures. Living in the isolated wilderness of the Great Bear Rainforest, coastal wolves have also enjoyed a unique relationship with man. The First Nations people, who have shared their territory for thousands of years, do not see them as a nuisance species but instead have long offered the wolf a place of respect and admiration within their culture. Illustrated with almost one hundred of Ian McAllister's magnificent photographs, The Sea Wolves presents a strong case for the importance of preserving the Great Bear Rainforest for the wolves, the bears and the other unique creatures that live there.

Adaptation and Survival

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991808

This book explains how species have adapted to their environment over time in order to survive. Reading Essentials in Science.

Birds

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991914

This book is an overview on birds and how they are grouped according to common characteristics, including songbirds, waterbirds, flightless birds, fowl, and birds of prey. Reading Essentials in Science.

Six Is So Much Less Than Seven

Ronald Himler (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723192

Warm illustrations convey the deep bond between an old man and his six cats while teaching the reader about the cycle of life.