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California Condor

Amanda Lanser (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784657

California condors once soared the US Pacific Coast, but by 1982, their dwindling numbers forced conservationists to bring the few remaining birds into captivity. California Condor follows the condor’s journey from its brush with extinction to today’s efforts to eliminate lead poisoning and other threats that continue to endanger the species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Bald Eagle

Anita Yasuda (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784640

The bald eagle is the national symbol of the United States, but the bird almost disappeared from North American skies. Bald Eagle explores how the species was once threatened by hunting and pollution, explaining how public awareness and scientific efforts have helped keep these iconic birds soaring. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Giant Galápagos Tortoise

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784664

Giant Galápagos tortoises have roamed the Galápagos Islands for thousands of years, but these creatures almost disappeared from their tropical habitat. Giant Galápagos Tortoise describes the world’s largest tortoise, how sailors and invasive species caused its population to dwindle, and how habitat preservation and captive breeding have helped save the species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

American Bison

Anita Yasuda (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784633

American bison are an icon of the American West, but they nearly disappeared forever. American Bison reveals the importance of America’s national mammal to the West, how hunting in the 1800s nearly led to its extinction, and how people are using science to save the species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

American Alligator

Carla Mooney (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784626

Scientists believe American alligators have been around for nearly 150 million years, but they came close to going extinct. American Alligator explores the alligator’s key role in its habitat, how hunting and habitat changes almost led to its extinction, and how efforts such as egg collection and controlled hunting help to preserve the species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Gray Wolf

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784671

People around the world and throughout history have feared wolves. This fear nearly led to the gray wolf’s extinction in the United States. Gray Wolf explores how this fierce predator came under attack, and how conservationists are working to change people’s attitude toward the species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Mammals

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992737

This brief overview of mammals describes their basic characteristics and life cycles. Reading Essentials in Science.

Starling

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793477

Starlings have glossy feathers and are aggressive competitors for nesting sites. Native to Europe and Asia, these birds were introduced to North America, Australia, and South Africa. Find out why these feathered invaders pose a threat to native birds species and farm crops.

Gross Animals

Pete Jenkins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919584

This title highlights all the gross animals and the habits and habitats they thrive in.

Insects as Healers

Linden McNeilly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918907

Insects are used in science and medicine to help people.

Insects as Predators

Tara Haelle (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918945

This book investigates insects that eat other insects.

Insects as Parasites

Tara Haelle (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918952

Insects that survive by living off another insect, animal, or person.

Insects as a Food Source

Linden McNeilly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918914

Insects are eaten around the world, and may be better for people than other protein sources.

Insects as Producers

Annette Whipple (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918969

Insects produce materials people use every day, from honey to food coloring.

Insects as Invaders

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918891

How insects can become a serious problem when introduced to new ecosystems.

Insects as Decomposers

Lyn Sirota (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918938

This book takes a look at how insects break down animal and plant matter.

Insects as Pollinators

Lyn Sirota (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918921

Insect pollinators are critical to a balanced ecosystem.

12 Super-Gigantic Animals You Need to Know

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432326

Features 12 super-gigantic animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits about each gigantic animal.

12 Super-Poisonous Animals You Need to Know

Carol Hand (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432340

Features 12 super-poisonous animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits that make each animal poisonous.

12 Super-Incredible Dinosaurs You Need to Know

Sonja Olson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432333

Features 12 super-incredible dinosaurs. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits that make each dinosaur incredible.

12 Super-Strong Animals You Need to Know

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432364

Features 12 super-strong animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits that make each animal strong.

12 Super-Smart Animals You Need to Know

Carol Hand (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432357

Features 12 super-smart animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits that make each animal smart.

12 Super-Dangerous Animals You Need to Know

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432302

Features 12 super-dangerous animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits that make each animal dangerous.

12 Super-Camouflaged Animals You Need to Know

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432296

Features 12 super-camouflaged animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits that help each animal camouflage itself.

12 Super-Fast Animals You Need to Know

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432319

Features 12 super-fast animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits that make each animal fast.