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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.

Arthropods

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991860

Crustaceans, arachnids, and insects are part of the arthropod family. 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.

Urban Animals of Washington, D.C.

Isabel Hill (author)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595725127

The author of Urban Animals, Isabel Hill once again captures images of creatures large and small that adorns the buildings all around our nation's capital. Includes a glossary of architectural terms and a list of buildings where each animal resides.

Finding Elmo

Monique Polak (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551436883

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.

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Animal Life

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781600446467

Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. This comprehensive set helps students with the transition from K-4 to 5-8 grade level studies. From basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology, students will find what they need. Make Rourke's World of Science Encyclopedia an important part of your reference library.

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

STEM jobs are careers for the future. When you work in an animal related field, the possibilities for STEM are endless. From the zookeeper who looks after the animals and maintains the daily operations of the zoo, to the veterinarian who gives shots and performs surgery on injured animals, to the engineer who designs better cages or habitats for animals, all these wonderful careers and more are explained in this book. It also details the different degrees it takes to obtain these jobs and what each of these people do. This book will allow students to realize that small changes in one part of a system might cause large changes in another part.

Putrefaccion y descomposicion (Rot and Decay)

Sarah Levete (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175425

Discusses Things That Rot And Break Down And Things That Don't, How Decomposing Things May Feed Insects Or Animals Or Help The Soil, And Talks About Recycling.

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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Living Wild: 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.

Volumen 2: Los animales

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606947456

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