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Cheetahs

Megan Borgert-Spaniol (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115689

When confronted by other predators, cheetahs opt for flight over fight. You would, too, if you could run up to 70 miles per hour. Cheetahs make a chase look easy, but hunting can be hard work. Find out how these speed demons of the savannah execute attacks and teach their young how to do the same. Blastoff! Series

Can You Solve These Animal Mysteries?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119759

This fun book will motivate children to discuss, explain, and give creative interpretations about animal mysteries. Photographs present animals in some real and not-so-real ways. Students are challenged to remember what they have learned about the animal to determine if butterflies really do migrate; if human babies really are covered in feathers; and whether elephants do hatch from eggs. Realistic, entertaining photographs will require children to solve the problem using critical thinking.

What Kind of Animal Is It?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119803

This beautiful book looks at different animal species, describing how they are similar and different, and why certain animals belong to specific groups. Using descriptive as well as compare-and-contrast text, this interesting book answers students' questions about different animals.

Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants

Sandra Markle (author) Fabricio VandenBroeck (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607348405

Elephants never forget. During a drought in Tanzania, Grandma Elephant is in search of water for her herd. Little Calf follows along and mimics her grandmother at each stop on their journey. When Grandma leads them to a watering hole she recalls from before, the elephants are overjoyed and Little Calf splashes about with her tender leader. Grandma's persistence and powerful memory is something Little Calf will never forget. Based on true events. Sandra Markle’s acclaimed nonfiction writing takes on a more lyrical style alongside Fabricio VandenBroeck’s gorgeous illustrations making this story of animal behavior accessible for younger readers. Back matter includes further information about the phenomenon of a herd of elephants that survived a drought, as well as fascinating elephant facts.

Ace Lacewing: Bad Bugs are my Business

David Biedrzycki (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607341819

When Scratch Murphy's flea bag full of dough goes missing, Ace Lacewing is on the case. With friends Xerces and Zito at his side, Ace searches Six Legs Park for clues. From the Termite Tower of Terror to Queenie Bee's Hive Rise Honey Stand, the place is crawling with suspects.

Ace Lacewing: The Big Swat

David Biedrzycki (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607342250

Ace hits another one out of the ballpark. Ace Lacewing, Bug Detective, is back in his third crime-solving adventure—and this time he’s in the big leagues. The Motham City Stinkbugs finally have a chance at winning the pennant, but somebody has stolen Bugsy Goldwing’s lucky bat. Was it Mickey Mantis, Fly Cobb, Derek Skeeter, or Big Hoppi Leafhopper? When Ace takes the mound, bad bugs are going to strike out.Teeming with puns and sight gags, the latest Ace Lacewing mystery will have young readers turning the pages and looking for clues everywhere.

Ace Lacewing: Bug Detective

David Biedrzycki (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607341628

When Queenie Bee goes missing, Ace Lacewing is hot on the honey trail. With his trusty sidekick, Sergeant Zito the Mosquito, Ace combs Motham City for clues. But the suspects are piling up, including Motham enemy number one, Al the Drone. Will Ace find Queenie Bee before it's too late? Moody illustrations capture the feel of film noir.

A Place to Start a Family

David L. Harrison (author) Giles Laroche (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897488

A poetry collection introducing animal architects that build remarkable structures in order to attract a mate and have babies. Many animals build something - a nest, tunnel, or web - in order to pair up, lay eggs, give birth, and otherwise perpetuate their species. Organized based on where creatures live - underground, in the water, on land, or in the air - twelve poems bring fish, insects, reptiles, mammals, and birds to life. Back matter includes more information about each animal.

J’observe les insectes (I See Insects)

Tim Mayerling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641284998

I See Insects introduces emergent readers to a variety of common backyard bugs while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once. 

J’observe les oiseaux (I See Birds)

Tim Mayerling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641285001

I See Birds introduces emergent readers to a variety of bird behaviors while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once. 

Molly's Organic Farm

Carol L. Malnor and Trina Hunner (authors), Trina Hunner (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584692294

Whoosh . . . the wind blows open a creaky gate. Inquisitive and mischievous, a homeless little cat scampers through - and suddenly finds herself in the wondrous world of an organic farm! Affectionately named "Molly" by the farmers who discover her, she romps, naps, and hunts among the vegetables. Seen through Molly's eyes, the reader discovers the interplay of nature that grows wholesome food. But what will happen to Molly when winter comes? Based on a true story, Molly will touch children's hearts while introducing them to plants and the key elements of growing food organically. Standards-based science concepts and activities at the end of the book expand the message of the story.

Hungry For Worms

Robert Rosen, Jin Lee (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428282

Jake and Lucy are at the park. They hear some hungry baby birds. Who is going to feed the birds and where is their mother? Paired to the nonfiction title What Do Birds Eat?.

La mascota perfecta (The Perfect Pet)

Carl Nino (author) Isabella Grott (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561174

The boy wants a pet. The animals he sees are too big or too scary. Will he ever find the perfect animal?

Ants Everywhere!

Robert Rosen, Jin Lee (author) Nina de Polonia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428442

Amy and Tiffany are having a picnic. However, ants keep ruining their lunch. Where can they go to eat their food? Paired to the nonfiction title Amazing Ants.

The Perfect Pet

Carl Nino (author) Isabella Grott (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428077

The boy wants a pet. The animals he sees are too big or too scary. Will he ever find the perfect animal? Paired to the nonfiction title Pets Around the World.

¡Hormigas por todas partes! (Ants Everywhere!)

Robert Rosen, Jin Lee (author) Nina de Polonia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561488

Amy and Tiffany are having a picnic. However, ants keep ruining their lunch. Where can they go to eat their food?

Hambriento de gusanos (Hungry For Worms)

Robert Rosen, Jin Lee (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561495

Jake and Lucy are at the park. They hear some hungry baby birds. Who is going to feed the birds and where is their mother?

Serpientes (Snakes)

Darla Duhaime (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641560917

Snakes are reptiles. They are cold-blooded. They burrow underground to make their bodies warm. A snake’s skin does not grow with its body. Snakes shed their skin as they grow. Learn all about these wriggly reptiles.

Snakes

Darla Duhaime (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422266

Snakes are reptiles. They are cold-blooded. They burrow underground to make their bodies warm. A snake’s skin does not grow with its body. Snakes shed their skin as they grow. Learn all about these wriggly reptiles.

Turtles

Darla Duhaime (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422273

Turtles are reptiles. Turtles need heat from the environment to make their bodies warm. Turtles spend most of their time in the water. They make nests on land to lay their eggs. Learn all about these slow-moving reptiles.

Iguanas

Darla Duhaime (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422280

Iguanas live in warm places. An iguana’s skin color helps it hide from predators. Reptiles have tails. An iguana’s tail breaks off if it is grabbed by a predator. It grows back right away. Learn all about these dinosaur-looking reptiles.

Crocodiles

Darla Duhaime (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422259

Crocodiles are the largest reptiles on Earth. They live in warm places. Crocodiles don’t sweat. They open their mouths to cool off, like a panting dog. And they don't sweat. Learn all about these amazing and scary-looking reptiles.

Caribou Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035550

Each year, Caribou cover 3,000 miles of the Arctic landscape to escape pesky insects, mate, and give birth, and find food. As they move, their hooves become hardened to tackle the snow during the winter. By summer, they have switched to a more spongy footwear. Young readers can follow the herds and learn about the effects of migration on caribou in this title.

Monarch Butterfly Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035598

For monarch butterflies, the crisp air of fall signals a time for change. Along with the changing colors of the trees, the skies are filled with these bright orange insects as they make their way to warmer weather. Monarchs’ delicate wings help them glide with the southern wind during their migration to Mexico. This book contains vibrant photos and marked maps allow readers to become immersed in the lives of monarch butterflies.

Wildebeest Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035611

As wildebeest make their way from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara plains in Kenya, their hooves leave a scent trail for any who get lost along the way. These nomads welcome their neighboring zebras and gazelles, knowing there is strength in numbers. Readers can join the millions of travelers crossing the plains of Africa in this title about wildebeest migration.