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Animales salvajes / Wild Animals

Rhea Wallace (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919973

Bright Photography teaches first words

Why Do Animals Go There?

Jonathan Rosen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919188

This title will allow students to understand the reasons animals migrate, or move, in order to find food or stay safe.

Why Do Animals Sleep There?

Sam George (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919195

This title explores the reasons why different animals sleep in different places in order to stay safe or keep warm.

Why Do Animals Hide?

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919249

Animals hide for many reasons. To hide from predators, or to stay safe from frigid weather. Learn all about the ways animals hide.

Frogs

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103741

From how a frog's life begins as a tadpole to the transformation into a webbed-footed amphibian, this title gives students all the information they could ever want to learn about frogs. Their habitats, diets, the difference between frogs and toads and the discovery of new species found by scientists around the world are all discussed.

Cells: Constructing Living Things

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914787

A look at animal and human cells, and the internal structures that allow them to obtain energy, get rid of wastes, grow, and reproduce

Really Rotten Truth About Composting

Jodie Mangor (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914732

Explores the organisms involved in composting and the biological processes involved, including a breakdown of primary, secondary, and tertiary level consumers.

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.

Rescue and Shelter Dogs

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301206

Adopting a dog from a rescue or shelter has become more popular than ever. With all the stray, unwanted, and abandoned dogs in the U.S., get all the factual information you need to research different dog rescues and shelters within your city or town. Browse through real photographs of actual rescue and shelter dogs, sidebars and text boxes with information about statistics, and a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter dog is right for you! Included are tips on how you can help stop this global problem! This book will allow students to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Search and Rescue Animals

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301237

Search and rescue animals are used around the world in many dangerous situations. From rescuing hikers or skiers who are lost or caught in an avalanche, to assisting first responders, like police in finding missing persons, sniffing out explosives, and saving lives, the abilities and variety of animals used are all captured in this book. With informational text boxes and sidebars, brilliant photographs with captions, and the different animals and training techniques these animal heroes must master this book will be an instant hit! This book will allow students to identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

Animal Sanctuaries

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301220

When animals are rescued from abusive or confining situations, they are often brought to an animal sanctuary. Here they are reintroduced into their natural-world setting they might have never known before. Beautiful photographs, facts on sanctuaries around the country, text boxes and sidebars that give information and statistics of just how important the people who organize, oversee, and give these animals a second chance at life are all included in this book. Check out any sanctuaries near your city or town and get an up close view into the world of animal sanctuaries! This book will allow students to know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

Companion and Therapy Animals

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301244

Companion and therapy animals have become a vital part of todays world. Soldiers returning from war with issues like PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) , people with physical limitations like blindness, hearing problems, or social disorders can all be helped by these loving animal companions. Trained to be aware of their owners warning signs or triggers, they come to the rescue with the skills needed to save lives and maintain the safety of their human companions. Beautiful pictures with captions, text boxes filled with interesting facts and information are all included in this informational text. This book will allow students to describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

People Who Care for Animals

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301251

It takes a special kind of person to care for animals. This book highlights on a few of these careers. Veterinarians who care for sick and injured animals, zookeepers who make sure all the animals have the required nutrition and exercise needed to maintain a healthy existence, and people who raise and take care of animals who have been abandoned, neglected, or abused are all addressed in this book. Astounding photographs with captions, and text boxes and sidebars with factual information make this topic come to life. Maybe one of these jobs could be a career for you! This book will allow students to explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Rescue and Shelter Cats

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301213

Adopting a cat from a rescue or shelter helps save the life of an unwanted, abandoned, or neglected animal. Learn all the factual information on this worldwide problem. Text boxes and sidebars, real-life photographs of actual rescue and shelter cats, and ways you can help are just a page away! Included is a checklist to see if adopting a rescue or shelter cat is the right thing for you and your family! This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Pouches, Pads and Plumes

Lynn M. Stone

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 and M. Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615907014

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

Labradoodles

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723637

A new and popular breed, the Labradoodle is introduced. Facts such as where it comes from, how big it can get, what its strengths are, and the care it requires are included.

Maltese

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723656

Introduces the sophisticated Maltese. Readers learn about where it came from, who likes to have them as pets, and how to care for them.

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.

Freshwater Feeders: Studying Food Webs in Freshwater

Gwendolyn Hooks

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604727829

The question of who eats what in a freshwater habitat is answered in this book about food webs.

Grassland Buffet: Studying Food Webs in the Grasslands and Savannahs

Julie Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723182

The animals of the grasslands and savannahs are highlighted in this comprehensive book about food webs.

Facial Fare

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727869

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

Forest Fare: Studying Food Webs in the Forest

Julie Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723168

Stunning photography draws the reader in while teaching the concept of a food web in a forest habitat.

Steller Sea Lion

Precious Stearns

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606948415

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered Steller Sea lions face and how they can be saved.

Whooping Crane

Precious Stearns

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606948408

Beautiful photos and text examines the issues endangered whooping cranes face and how they can be saved.