Something prickly is moving in the forest! What could it be? People often confuse hedgehogs and porcupines, but there are a lot of differences between these cute critters! From spines to diets, this title explores what sets hedgehogs and porcupines apart with low-level text, colorful photos, and a side-by-side comparison.
A harpy eagle snatches a sloth from a tree. Time to eat! These birds have strong, sharp talons that were made for carrying prey. This is just one adaptation explained in this fascinating series about harpy eagles’ lives in the rain forest. Readers will discover even more as they take in the leveled text and vibrant photos in this title. Special features such as a range map, an adaptation graphic, and a diet feature highlight even more information about these special birds.
Hamsters are famous for running on their wheels. But what else do these furry pets like to do? In this title, beginning readers can learn all about the lives and care of these popular first pets through simple, predictable text and vibrant photos. A diagram showcases a hamster home, while labeled photos highlight different kinds of hamsters to engage and support young readers as they practice independent reading.
Guinea pigs are cuddly pets! These furry rodents like to snuggle with their owners. Young students can learn about the care and lives of these favorite pets through simple, predictable text and vibrant photos in this fun title. Features showcase a guinea pig’s home and types of guinea pigs to support and reinforce the text.
Hop, hop! Is that a frog or a toad jumping down on the ground? Many people have trouble telling these lookalikes apart! In this title, simple text and bright photos introduce the physical and behavioral differences between frogs and toads. A side-by-side comparison feature summarizes and reinforces the content. Young readers will be amphibian experts in no time!
Foxes are notorious backyard thieves in children’s stories. But beginning readers can learn the real facts on these clever mammals through easy text and crisp photos in this low-level title. Simple features including food sidebars and a labeled fox diagram reinforce the text to aid in comprehension.
Dogs are the world’s most popular pet! These intelligent friends have learned to work and communicate, and they use their skills to help humans every day. This fun title explores the intelligence of dogs, from their thinking skills to their relationship with people. Leveled text and fun photos present the information in an easy-to-understand way, while a brain comparison chart, profile, skills graphic, and scientific study feature further highlight smart pups!
Desert tortoises are built tough to survive the wild desert! Their hard shells and rough, scaly legs are no match for taloned predators and spiked terrain. Leveled text, a range map, and adaptation and diet features fill the pages of this beginning reader, while vivid photos provide visual interest.
Look! A deer is bounding through the forest! This title introduces these graceful mammals to beginning readers through easy-to-read text and vibrant photos. Simple features introduce favorite foods and recap body parts to reinforce content for students just starting to read on their own.
Caw! Caw! A mob of crows swarms a predator. They work together to chase it away! Teamwork is one of many skills explored in this fascinating book about crows. Through leveled text and exciting photos, readers will learn how crows use their intelligence and how humans study these remarkable birds. A brain comparison chart, profile, skills graphic, and scientific study feature further highlight these brainy birds!
Look at those big cheeks! A chipmunk is getting ready for winter! This low-level title introduces readers to basic facts about these charming critters through literacy-focused text and bright photos. Features such as a diagram and photo labels reinforce the text to support students.
Chimpanzees are among the world’s smartest animals! These intelligent apes communicate, use tools and show their emotions to survive in the wild. In the lab, they help humans learn about language, learning, and more. This engaging book helps chimps show off their smarts with leveled text and fascinating photos. Special features, including a brain comparison chart, a profile, a skills graphic, and a scientific study further highlight the intelligence of chimpanzees.
Cats are popular pets around the world! In this title, young readers can learn about pet cats, from the care they need to the toys they like, through simple, predictable text and bright photos. Features highlight needed supplies and different cat breeds to support and reinforce the text. Students just starting to read independently can determine if they’re a cat person with this fun title!
Tweet, tweet! Birds can be rewarding pets! This lowl-level title introduces beginning readers to the joys and basic care of owning a pet bird through easy-to-read text and colorful photos. Features include a diagram of a pet bird’s home and favorite toys. Young students practicing independent reading can find out if a pet bird is right for them!
Long teeth, brown fur, and a home made of logs and sticks--it must be a beaver! Or could it be a muskrat? In this title, young readers will learn how to spot the differences between the similar critters, from tails to size. Crisp photos and side-by-side comparisons help clarify information and turn readers into master spotters!
An arctic wolf trudges across a frozen lake. Furry paws help it grip the slippery ice! This trait is one of many adaptations that help arctic wolves survive their frigid home. In this low-level title, readers will explore the body parts and behaviors that help the wolves find food and shelter in the Arctic. A special adaptations graphic, profile, and diet feature further highlight these Arctic survivors!
First found throughout the Middle East as early as 1500 BCE, Arabian horses are one of the oldest horse breeds in the world! They are built to run across sandy deserts, and they excel at dressage, jumping, and more! In this title, young readers will discover the breed’s unique appearance, history, and strengths. A size comparison chart, coat colors feature, range map, timeline, and jumping diagram highlight even more about this beloved breed.
With unique coats dotted with color, Appaloosa horses are easy to spot! But these fancy horses are more than just beautiful. They demonstrate grace in many horse events. This title for young readers is filled with stunning photos and leveled text. A range map, size comparison, timeline, and more add even more interest to this fun book.
The apatosaurus grew up to 75 feet long! These enormous dinosaurs stomped the earth 160 million years ago, but paleontologists still study them today! This high-interest text for young readers explores what the apatosaurus looked like, what it ate, where its fossils have been found, and much more. Leveled text and vibrant illustrations combine with maps, a pronunciation guide, a diet graphic, and a two-page profile to take readers on a journey into the world this giant sauropod!
An antelope jackrabbit springs from its hiding place behind a bush! It zigzags through the maze of desert brush to avoid becoming a meal. In this low-level title, readers will hop from page to page to discover how these hares are adapted to thrive in the desert. Features reinforcing their adaptations, diet, and more will help readers retain all they have learned!
Named for their ability to sprint a quarter mile, American quarter horses shine on and off the track! These popular horses also round up cattle and entertain at rodeos. In this title, young readers will learn all about the breed through leveled text and fun features that highlight coat colors, track distances, and more!
They once galloped through the Great Plains. But today, the uniquely patterned American paint horse makes the perfect trail-riding companion! This low-level title describes the horse’s appearance, history, and talents. Special features show off coat patterns, compare sizes, and explore the history of the breed, adding increased interest and fun for young readers. Happy trails!
Here comes an allosaurus! The fierce predator races toward its prey. It sinks its sharp teeth into its latest meal! Scenes like this one were common during the Jurassic Period, when the allosaurus walked the earth. In this high-interest text, readers will explore the world of the allosaurus, from how it hunted to where it lived to why it went extinct. Special features include maps, a pronunciation guide, a diet graphic, and a two-page profile that highlights key information about the allosaurus. Readers will love taking a bite out of this ferocious title!
A simple story about a boy's brown horse, where it lives, and things it does during the day. This story helps readers learn the words his, brown, and horse. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.
A baby zebra narrates the story of its life, describing how physical features, diet, habitat, and familial relationships play a role in its growth and development.