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Dog Pals

Pat Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119452

From where they sleep to what they eat and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book gives you all the pet care advice you need to become a dog’s best pal. Learn the inside information on how dogs communicate, what games they like to play, and how to understand their behavior, so you can build a bond with your pet that will last a lifetime.

Cat Pals

Pat Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119445

From where they sleep to what they eat and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book gives you all the pet care advice you need to become a cat’s best pal. Learn the inside information on how cats communicate, what games they like to play, and how to understand their behavior, so you can build a bond with your pet that will last a lifetime.

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. 

Honey Bear's Blue Bathing Suit

Todd H. Doodler (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609052034

Honey Bear is having a summertime birthday party at the beach. After her friends choose the perfect birthday presents - a blue swimsuit and beach-y accessories - they head to the shore for volleyball, a scavenger hunt, and, of course, birthday cake! Young readers will enjoy best-selling author/illustrator Todd Goldman's signature style and familiar characters, this time in a summer setting. Bear in Blue Bathing Suit is a perfect addition to Bear in Underwear, Bear in Pink Underwear, and Bear in Long Underwear.

Lions

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786375

Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the lion! Readers will learn about the lion's unique body features, diet, hunting methods, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, and threats to its survival. Also covered is the life of a baby lion, from cub to independence. Maps highlight lion territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly lion facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible lion! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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?.

State Guides to Birds

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425670

Scientific and anecdotal information about each of the fifty states' official state bird.

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?

Animal Senses

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425168

Imagine being able to taste or hear with your feet, or feel your way through the dark with your nose! Like humans, animals interact with the world through their senses. Unlike humans, many animals use their senses in truly unique ways to communicate, reproduce, and survive.

Animal Groups

Clara MacCarald (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425137

Lions and bees and meerkats, oh my—these are a few of the many animals that survive and thrive in groups. Discover how group members help each other face life’s challenges. From finding food to raising young, some animals are just better off together

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.