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The African Elephant

Colleen Sexton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115528

Weighing as much as 16,000 pounds, the African elephant is a huge, dangerous animal. Its massive body can crush anything in its way! After reading this book, children will understand why a charging African elephants is something to fear.

The Hippopotamus

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115566

A hippopotamus is quick to fight. When provoked or threatened, the beast will open its large mouth, show off its canines, and grunt or roar! The animal never retreats from battle, willing to fight to the death. In this book, young readers will discover the hippopotamus' violent side.

Restoring Wetlands

Jeanne Sturm

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944096

Discover the vital role of disappearing wetlands and what can be done to protect and restore this resource.

Animal Trainer

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943762

Visit Ocean City to train dolphins and care for other animals in this graphic high interest book.

Volume 2: Animal Life

Kelli L. Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446467

Take an in-depth look at animal life in this science encyclopedia.

STEM Jobs with Animals

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179348

This book discusses different STEM jobs that are found in an animal related field, from zookeeper to veterinarian.

Animals: Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Other Animals

Leslie Johnstone Shar Levine (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791768

How in the world do you classify the more than one million species in the animal kingdom? This fact-packed book divides animals into the major phyla, classes, and critical features. Fascinating case histories examine the discovery of new mammal species, the need to conserve endangered species, and using natural predators to control populations and preserve species and their environments.

Owls

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600514

A look at owls, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their large and observant eyes, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today.

Pandas

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600521

A look at pandas, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their black-and-white fur, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today.

Jaguars

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600491

A look at jaguars, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their powerful jaws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and threatened status in the world today.

Camels

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601283

A look at camels, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their humps, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status of wild species in the world today.

Cougars

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601290

A look at cougars, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their tawny coats, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status as a game animal in the world today.

Hummingbirds

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600484

A look at hummingbirds, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their ability to hover, behaviors, relationships with humans, and admired status in the world today.

Tortoises

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601320

A look at tortoises, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their domed shells, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today.

Rhinoceroses

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600538

A look at rhinoceroses, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their horned noses, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today.

Zebras

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601351

A look at zebras, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their striped fur, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today.

Woodpeckers

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601344

A look at woodpeckers, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their hammering beaks, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status in the world today.

Pearls

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014338

This title introduces young readers to pearls, the gem formed inside the shell of an oyster! Learn how pearls are formed and where they are found. Historic and modern collection methods are detailed, both natural and cultivated. The use of pearls as a gemstone is examined including different colors. See how artisans and lapidaries create beautiful and useful jewelry with this beautiful gem. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.