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Weird-but-True Facts about Animals

Lauren Coss (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234072

Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts on all sorts of animals.

Grandma Ruth's Glasses

Mia Coulton (author)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781933624310

Grandma Ruth can't find her glasses. Danny hid them in a very funny place.

The Amazing Social Lives of African Elephants

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503817944

Gives readers an up-close look at the incredible social behavior of African elephants. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Duck Hunting

Matt Doeden (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510187

This photo-illustrated book for elementary students describes duck hunting, the equipment needed, such as a shotgun, duck blinds, and decoys. Includes information on where to hunt and how to stay safe. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Guide Dogs

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534303

Describes what guide dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as guide dogs. Includes information about puppy raisers, guide dog schools and individuals who have benefitted from having a guide dog partner.

K-9 Police Dogs

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534259

Describes what K9 police dogs do, where they work, how they are trained, and which dog breeds are the best at working as police dogs. Includes stories about dogs that work for real police forces around the world.

Movie Animals and their Trainers

Connie Colwell Miller (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534273

Describes animals that might work in movies, how they are trained, and what a day is like on a movie set. Includes information about movie animals in history and what it’s like to train animals to work in a movie.

Let's Bee Friends

Anna Prokos (author), Mattia Cerato (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163052

Why is Bear bothered by Bee when she can be a sweet friend? Character concept: Trustworthiness: Be a good friend.

Nosotros podemos comer

Judy Kentor Schmauss (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837671

Mira como la gente cuida de los animales. Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

Mi perro

Jaclyn Nunez (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837541

Que les gusta a los perros? Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

el viene conmigo

Judy Kentor Schmauss (author), Jessika Von Innerebner (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837619

Un nino va a acampar con su perro. Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

Mi mascota

Petra Craddock (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837442

Mira diferentes tipos de mascotas. Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

Que le gusta al perrito?

Carmen Carriols (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837381

Te gustan los perritos? Que les gusta a los perritos? Teach early Physical Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

Yo soy una rana

Mary Lindeen (author), Juan Bautista and Juan Oliver (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837138

Preparate para ir al zoologico! Teach early Physical Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

Dressage

Penny Dowdy (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792567

Dressage introduces readers to the basics of the dressage competition, often referred to as horse ballet. Horse-lovers will appreciate the clear text detailing the history and rules of the sport. Text is accompanied with beautiful photographs and informative diagrams.

Show Jumping

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792581

Saddle up and leap into the pages of this book to read all about show jumping! You'll learn about verticals, oxers, combinations, and other jumps that horses - and their riders - attempt to complete quickly and flawlessly. You'll also discover the breeds and care of show horses, how they train and compete in Olympic and other jumping events, and the history of this challenging equestrian sport.

Farm Animals: Chickens

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797482

Describes the physical traits and behavior of chickens and the role that they play on the farm.

Science Encyclopedia Animal Life

Kelli L. Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940136

Take An In-Depth Look At Animal Life In This Science Encyclopedia.

D is for Derby: A Kentucky Derby Alphabet

Helen L. Wilbur (author), Jaime Corum (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537261

The Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuous sporting event in the United States. But don't call it just a horse race. This annual May event, known as "the most exciting two minutes in sports," is steeped in tradition and pageantry far beyond what happens on the track. Following the alphabet, D is for Derby: A Kentucky Derby Alphabet uses poetry and expository text to explain this world-famous event. Topics include famous jockeys, legendary horses, fabled Bluegrass farms and owners, as well as offering a behind-the scenes view of thoroughbred breeding and racing. Readers young and old, along with horse enthusiasts and diehard Derby fans, will enjoy this celebration of one of the most prestigious sporting and cultural events in our country.

Black Beauty's Early Days in the Meadow

Anna Sewell (author), Jane Monroe Donovan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627535861

One of the most popular animal stories of all time, Anna Sewell's Black Beauty was first published in 1877. Drawn from the original text and intended for even the youngest of horse lovers, Black Beauty's Early Days in the Meadow depicts the first few months of the horse's life as a foal frolicking in the meadow. Artist Jane Monroe Donovan renders the classic story in lush oil paintings that convey a pastoral world of green fields and shady trees, while tenderly capturing the special love between mare and foal. The perfect harmony of words and pictures proves once again that the simplest messages are often the strongest. Readers will relish the sweetness of life in the meadow and the companionship of family and friends.

Ferry Tail

Katharine Kenah (author), Nicole Wong (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537292

Walter the ferry dog loved to greet cars as they came on board each morning. Fetching the captain's newspaper and tasting the cook's bacon were Walter's other important jobs. Cupcake the Cat was just about the only thing Walter disliked about being a ferry dog. One rainy day the waves were rough and no one was paying much attention to Walter. Even worse, Cupcakes was poking him with her paw and playing tricks as Walter was being blamed. He decided it was time to leave the ferry! Once on land he ran, and ran, and ran. Soon the day darkened, and Walter was lost and exhausted. Wondering who would do his jobs on the ferry, he felt a familiar poke from a familiar paw. Would Cupcake help him get back to ferry where he belonged?

Dozer's Run

Rosana Panza Debbie Levy (author), David Opie (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537643

Dozer the Goldendoodle has a wonderful life! He and his best friend, Chica, belong to a loving family. They have warm beds to sleep in, enough food to eat, and plenty of room in their yard to play and investigate. What more could a good dog want? As it turns out, Dozer wants an adventure. And when a runner runs past his yard, followed by another, and another, and another, Dozer decides to follow and see what is happening. In May 2011, unbeknownst to his owner, Dozer slipped out of his yard in Highland, Maryland, enticed by the sight of people running past. The runners were participating in the Maryland Half Marathon, a race benefitting the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center. Dozer joined the 2,000 runners in the race, inspiring everyone along the 13-mile race course. By the time his adventure was over and he was reunited with his family, Dozer's "Run" encouraged thousands of pledges in support of the Greenebaum Cancer Center. This true story of a playful dog that actually runs a half marathon entertains as well as inspires.

Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author), Tim Bowers (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531023

Since he was knee-high to a grasshopper, little Stu's favorite place to visit was the nearby zoo. He was there so often that even the animals recognized him. The animals' sounds, from the coos and the snorts, and the squeaks and bellows, and the brays and the whistles, were music to his ears. His mother called it a symphony. Stu loved to pretend to be a conductor when he listened to the animals. But now there is trouble brewing at the zoo. A man wants to take it over and turn it into something else, getting rid of the animals. When the animals learn of his plan, they want to take action. But no one has any ideas. No one but Stu. Young readers will enjoy seeing how Stu steps in to rally the animals to save their beloved zoo.

Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

Kwame Alexander (author), Tim Bowers (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410308368

When a jazz-loving rooster sets his sights on winning a barnyard talent show, he realizes he can't do it as a solo act. He's up against the talents of Mules Davis's cool duo and Ella Finchgerald's singing group. Acoustic Rooster calls on friends like pianist Duck Ellington, singer Bee Holiday, and percussionist piggy Pepe Ernesto Cruz. Together, the foursome makes beautiful music as they rock the barnyard. And while they may not win first prize, Acoustic Rooster realizes he has the world's best jazz band and that's all that matters. Colorful artwork from artist Tim Bowers (Memoirs of a Goldfish) ensures this story doesn't miss a beat. A glossary of musical terms and instruments rounds out this perfect introduction to jazz for young readers. Kwame Alexander is a poet, publisher, and an award-winning producer of literary programs. He has written for television, the stage, and authored 13 books. He conducts writing/publishing workshops at schools and conferences throughout the country. Kwame lives in the Washington, D.C. area. Tim Bowers has illustrated more than 25 children's books, garnering such awards as the Chicago Public Library's "Best of the Best" list. His work for Sleeping Bear includes First Dog and First Dog's White House Christmas. Tim lives in Granville, Ohio.

A Giraffe Did One

Jerry Pallotta (author), Tatjana Mai-Wyss (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410310057

Readers have to figure out just exactly what it is these animals are doing. A fun reminder on good manners.