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Map and Track Deserts

Linda Barghoorn (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122001

Deserts - both hot and cold - are home to animals that have adapted to dry conditions. From snakes to oryx, this title features enticing color photographs and engaging text that encourage readers to learn about these fascinating, and growing biomes.

Map and Track Wetlands

Linda Barghoorn (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122056

Swamps, bogs, marshes are all wetland biomes teaming with life. Located on every continent except Antarctica, wetlands are diverse and necessary for a healthy planet. Readers will enjoy learning about swamp creatures such as alligators and snakes, and the many kinds of fish and plants that thrive in wetlands.

Map and Track Rain Forests

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122049

This engaging title introduces readers to one of the the richest biomes in the world - the rain forest. A special section on this habitat under threat helps readers use their mapping skills to research endangered rainforest animals.

Map and Track Grasslands

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122018

Some of the world’s most interesting animals - lions, cheetahs, and bison - live on grasslands. These fragile ecosystems are often taken for granted and have been nearly wiped out in many places around the world. This colorful book introduces readers to this fascinating but constantly threatened landscape.

Map and Track Mountains

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122025

Mountains are alpine biomes, which are home to an intriguing number of plants and animals. Some mountain animals, such as the yak, have been adapted for agriculture by humans. This intriguing book soars to new heights with simple-to-understand maps and detailed facts about an often-overlooked biome.

Wildlife Worlds Europe

Tim Harris (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427125347

Take a captivating journey across the continent of Europe to view the incredible array of plants and animals that live, hunt, and hide in Europe’s distinct habitats. Stunning photographs take you along the vast length of the Danube River, through ancient Caledonian pine forests, up active volcanoes, and across the Alps.

Bringing Back the Snow Leopard

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123350

Native to several mountain ranges and plateaus in south Asia and eastern Europe, the snow leopard has been threatened by habitat loss, poaching, and a reduced food source. Learn how collaborative programs across borders and with local people have helped the species populations in some areas remain steady, and also benefit the big cat's main food source, wild sheep and goats, whose numbers are reduced by hunters and competition for grazing from livestock.

Bringing Back the Lesser Long-Nosed Bat

Ruth Daly (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123336

The lesser long-nosed bat became the first bat species to be removed from the US endangered species list due to population recovery. This mammal plays a vital role as a pollinator in desert ecosystems in the southwestern United States and Mexico. Readers will learn about the collaborative efforts between the two countries, conservationists, tequila producers, and citizen scientists that are bringing back not only the lesser long-nosed bat, but the plants they rely on for food.

Bringing Back the Black-Footed Ferret

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123329

The black-footed ferret was once listed as extinct on the prairies of North America. Its population had been devastated by a disease that also reduced its main food source—prairie dogs. This book tells the fascinating story of the black-footed ferret's rediscovery in 1981 by a dog in Wyoming. Readers will learn how the find inspired a captive breeding program that is restoring not only this prairie species to the wild, but its essential food source as well, the prairie dog.

Cows

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003651

An explanation of the life cycle and life span of cows, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a cow’s growth process from embryo to calf to mature cow.

Pigs

Quinn M. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003682

An explanation of the life cycle and life span of pigs, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a pig’s growth process from embryo to piglets to mature pig.

Horses

Quinn M. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003675

An explanation of the life cycle and life span of horses, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a horse’s growth process from embryo to foal to yearling to mature horse.

Goats

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003668

An explanation of the life cycle and life span of goats, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a goat’s growth process from embryo to kid to mature goat.

Sheep

Quinn M. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003699

An explanation of the life cycle and life span of sheep, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a sheep’s growth process from embryo to lamb to mature sheep.

Chickens

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003644

An explanation of the life cycle and life span of chickens, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a chicken’s growth process from egg to chick to mature chicken.

Tiger

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003040

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of tigers, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these big cats.

Eagle

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002999

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of eagles, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these birds of prey.

Penguin

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003026

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of penguins, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these flightless marine birds.

Elephant

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003002

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of elephants, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these lumbering land animals.

Zebra

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003057

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of zebras, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these striped, hoofed mammals.

Panda

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003019

A detailed chronology of developmental milestones drives this life study of pandas, including their habitats, physical features, and conservation measures taken to protect these black-and-white bears.

Rhinoceros vs. African Elephant

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918406

Two heavyweights clash on the African savanna! Though neither elephants nor rhinos seek out fights, these huge mammals should not be taken lightly. This high-interest title compares how the two animals defend themselves, from deadly tusks to fighting moves. Profiles call out statistics like height and weight, and graphs compare tusks to horns. A closing narrative takes readers through an elephant vs. rhino battle. Who will come out on top?

Lion vs. Hyena Clan

Nathan Sommer (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918390

Who would dare challenge a lion? Cunning spotted hyenas take on the king of beasts often on the African savanna. Backed by clans of up to 80, they fight lions for food and territory. In this high-interest title, readers learn about the advantages lions and hyenas hold, from camouflaged fur and sharp teeth to intelligence and strength in numbers. Features visually call out statistics such as speed, tooth size, and weight. A fight plays out in a final narrative chapter. Will hyenas topple the lion’s royal status?

My Pet Sugar Glider

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918666

A sugar glider takes a big leap! It glides to a high shelf across the room. This critter can glide up to 165 feet! Sugar gliders may be cute, but they need a lot of care. This fun text teaches readers how to keep pet sugar gliders healthy, including how to feed, house, and play with them. A profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist offer even more sugar glider care tips!

My Pet Mini Pig

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618918703

How big do mini pigs grow? What games do they like to play? These questions and more are answered in this fun title about mini pig pets. The book details all that readers need to know about mini pig care, from the pigs’ personalities to the food they eat to how to keep them healthy. Special features include a profile, a supply list, and a care duties checklist.