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Teaming Up

Cassidy St. James (author), Samantha Cooke (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178747

Animals in the wild have to fend for themselves. Sometimes by teaming up with other animals, both species can get something they need. This book explores how animals can protect and help each other in peculiar ways. From the buffalo and oxpecker, to goby and pistol shrimp, this book explores the strange lives of animals around the world! This book will allow students to understand how animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

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?.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Arrugas, verrugas y colgajos (Wrinkles, Warts, and Wattles)

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727968

En este libro se explica para qué le sirve a distintas especies animales el tener en sus cuerpos arrugas, verrugas y colgajos.

Pouches, Pads and Plumes

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727883

Pouches, pads, or plumes adorn animals for many reasons. Explanations for these incredible body parts are provided for the young reader.

Pet Tricks

J. Strum, M. Greve (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615907014

Onomtopeia and alliterative text along with colorful close-up photos of many different pets brings this book to life.

Horns, Humps, and Hooks

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723090

Horns, humps, or hooks are found on a wide assortment of animals. The book provides information on how these special body parts are used and why they are important.

Facial Fare

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727869

This book introduces animals that share the characteristics of having antennas, beards, eyelashes, or fleshy growths on their faces, such as swans, tamarins, and snow monkeys.

Las caras de los animales (Facial Fare)

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604725100

Photographs of a variety of animals' faces teach how certain features help with survival. The text is clear for the early reader.

Hocicos, espinas y escamas (Snouts, Spines, and Scutes)

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604725131

Snouts, spines, or scutes help many animals survive. Information on why is contained in this engaging book.

Cuernos, jorobas y garras (Horns, Humps, and Hooks)

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604725117

Horns, humps, or hooks are found on a wide assortment of animals. The book provides information on how these special body parts are used and why they are important.

Snouts, Spines, and Scutes

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723113

Snouts, spines, or scutes help many animals survive. Information on why is contained in this engaging book.

Bolsas, almohadillas y penachos (Pouches, Pads and Plumes)

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727944

Pouches, pads, or plumes adorn animals for many reasons. Explanations for these incredible body parts are provided for the young reader.

Aullar, rugir, mugir y ladrar: Un libro sobre sonidos de animales

Molly Carroll, Jeanne Sturm (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604725087

Large photos and playful text will have young tots howling, growling, and mooing right along with this board book.

Creeping Crawlers

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727654

Learn about bugs that creep and crawl, bugs found around your home and school, and bugs that crawl then fly.

Color Codes

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723076

Amusing and engaging text describes how the color of an animal can ensure its survival. Provides examples using a variety of animals.

Fighting for Survival

Rick Raymos (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178815

In the wild, some animals are predators, who hunt other animals. Predators have special traits that help them catch their prey. But not always! Prey animals have tricks they use to hide or stay safe from their ever-looming enemies. Learn all about the animals who hunt and are hunted, like the cheetah who stalks the gazelle and the Arctic wolf who stalks the caribou, just to name a few. This book will allow students to make observations of animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

Hidden in Plain Sight

Elsie Belback (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178785

Some animals can hide in plain sight. They blend right in with their surroundings. The animals color, texture, and patterns help them stay hidden. This form of camouflage keeps them safe from predators. This book will show you how animals such as the thorny devil, the chinstrap penguin, the sidewinding adder, and the pygmy seahorse all stay safe by camouflaging themselves in some very interesting ways. This book will allow students to construct an argument supported by evidence for how animals can change the environment to meet their needs.

Masters of Disguise

Elsie Belback (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178792

Animals in the wild must protect themselves from predators. Some animals mimic other things, or pretend to be something less tasty so they wont be someones next meal. Learn some of the tricks these animals use to stay safe. The frogfish, walking stick, mimic octopus, and northern pygmy owl are just some of the masters of disguise you will learn about in this book. This book will allow students to construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

Born in the Wild

Rick Raymos (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178808

In the animal world, parents look after their babies. They want to make sure the babies are strong and ready to survive in the wild. This book explores how animal parents teach their young to hunt, stay safe from predators, and eventually learn to fend for themselves. Unusual animals, such as the Eastern gray kangaroo, the Nile crocodile, and the harp seal are just a few animal species highlighted in this title about animal babies. This book will allow students to make observations of animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

Finding a Mate

Cassidy St. James (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178754

Animals mate to keep their species alive and strong. In the wild, animals must fight for mates. During courtship, animals show that they are strong and healthy in many peculiar ways. This book will show you how animals like the Emperor penguin, the peacock, the African bullfrog, and the frigatebird use their colors, croaks, and tail feathers to find the perfect mate! This book will allow students to construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.