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From Birds to... Aircraft

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805841

Learn how birds inspired inventors to create gliders, balloons, and airplanes.

From Cats' Eyes to... Reflectors

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805872

Learn about the similarities between cat eyes and reflectors.

From Bats to... Radar

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805834

Lean about the similarities between radar technology and a bat's built-in echolocation system.

City Critters

Nicholas Read (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554693955

When we think of wild animals, we don't immediately associate them with the cities we live in. But a closer look soon reveals that we share our urban environment with a great many untamed creatures. Heavily illustrated and full of entertaining and informative facts, City Critters examines how and why so many wild animals choose to live in places that, on first glance at least, seem contrary to their needs. How do those deer, raccoons, squirrels, skunks, coyotes, crows, gulls and geese-not to mention the alligators, eagles, otters and snakes-manage to survive in the big city? What special skills do city critters have that many of their wilderness cousins lack? Why have they developed these skills? And what are our responsibilities in ensuring that these animals can continue to share our city lives?

Insects

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992614

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

Food Chains and Webs

Lewis Parker (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992317

This book looks at the way plants and animals in a particular habitat are connected and explains how plants begin all food chains and all animals depend on plants for survival. Reading Essentials in Science.

Classifying Plants and Animals

Parker Lewis (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992058

This book explains how plants and animals are classified. Reading Essentials in Science.

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.

Arthropods

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991860

Crustaceans, arachnids, and insects are part of the arthropod family. Reading Essentials in Science.

Amphibians and Reptiles

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991839

This book introduces amphibians and reptiles, including information about the characteristics they share and those that are different. 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.

At Home in the Ocean

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991877

This book introduces the various types of environments in an ocean and along an ocean's shore, including rocky cliffs where hardy plants grow and the underwater communities of the coral reefs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Finding Elmo

Monique Polak (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551436456

Fifteen-year-old Tim loves his job at his dad's pet store, partly because he gets to spend time with his best friend, a black cockatoo named Elmo. But things at work have been tense since the store moved to a larger, more expensive location. To make extra money his father rents out the store's exotic birds for parties and Tim is furious at this exploitation of his friend. When Elmo is stolen from one of the parties, the police are unconcerned about the theft. Tim and his new human friend, Sapna, set out to find Elmo and discover that Elmo is more valuable than they'd ever imagined.

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.

The Call of the Wild

Jack London (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911437

Follow the adventures of Buck, a loving family pet, who is stolen from his comfortable home to become a sled dog in the Yukon gold rush territory. As Buck faces freezing temperatures, starvation, and cruelty, he learns that he must be brutal to survive.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.