What do brushing your teeth, washing your hands, and cleaning your clothes have in common? They all use water! But if we aren't careful, the limited supply of Earth's usable water may run out. How can we save water? There are some simple steps we can all take! What's up with water? Explore this curricular topic through simple text paired with bright, engaging photos.
Splash! A baby hippo can be born while the mother is still in the water. But this little guy is ready for the wonderful watery world. Follow along as the cute calf drinks its mother's milk, takes its first waddling walk, joins the rest of its herd, and grows bigger and stronger until it is ready to leave its mother. Simple text paired with adorable pictures helps build reading confidence for animal-loving early readers.
A koala is only the size of a jelly bean when it is born. The tiny baby can't hear or smell, so it follows its nose to the safety of its mother's pouch. There, the joey drinks milk and grows, grows, grows. Follow along as the tiny critter makes its way in the world. From the safety of its pouch home, to the first time munching on leaves and exploring the world away from mom. Simple text paired with adorable pictures helps build reading confidence for animal-loving early readers.
A mother red panda may be the signature red-brown color you'd expect, but a newborn baby is just a little ball of gray fur. Follow along as the tiny cub slurps up its mother's milk, opens its eyes for the first time, and begins to explore life outside of the nest. Watch it munch on bamboo and climb trees before it is finally ready to live alone and, eventually, have its only little cubs. Simple text paired with adorable pictures helps build reading confidence for animal-loving early readers.
A fluffy harp seal is ready for its chilly habitat from birth. Soon, its yellowish fur will even turn bright white to match the ice and snow that surrounds the adorable pup. Follow along as the little baby slurps up milk to get big and strong, dives into the ice-cold water for the first time, and changes colors as it grows. Simple text paired with adorable pictures helps build reading confidence for animal-loving early readers.
What is under the sand? It is a stingray! Young students can play hide and seek with these interesting fish in this low-level title. Simple text and vibrant photos offer an engaging introduction, while features such as sight words, photo labels, and diagrams aid in comprehension. Students just starting to read independently won’t get stung with this friendly title!
Honk! Honk! Are those swans migrating south for the winter? Or are they geese? These birds may look alike, but there are many things that set these feathered waterfowl apart! This title uses easy text and bright images to show how swans and geese have different colors, diets, and more. A side-by-side comparison feature summarizes the content for beginner readers.
Kids know a turtle carries its home on its back, but what else does a pet turtle need? This low-level title introduces the needs of pet turtles, from heat lamps to favorite foods, through supportive text and crisp photos. Features highlight popular pet turtle species and reinforce text with labels and diagrams. Young students just starting to read independently will love learning about these favorite pets in this engaging title.
Look at that sea lion swim! Or is that a seal? Seals and sea lions look similar. But there are many traits that make each of these animals unique! This title introduces young readers to the physical and behavioral differences between seals and sea lions. Simple text, vibrant photos, and a side-by-side comparison feature will help readers see the differences between these flippered friends!
Sea stars can regrow parts of their own bodies! This beginning title explores these fascinating creatures, from their body parts to their favorite foods. Simple, approachable text paired with bright photos allow for an easy introduction to reading, while features highlight different species and help clarify and reinforce text through diagrams and labels. This fun title will help beginning readers shine!
From crossing the sea to circling the world, ships are machines that go places! In this title, vibrant photos and light text help young readers learn about these amazing vessels, including their parts to their jobs. Features such as a picture glossary, photo labels, and a labeled diagram offer additional support for students just getting their sea legs in the wide ocean of reading.
Who is that sneaking through the grass? A snake! In this title, young students can learn basic facts about these slippery critters through approachable text filled with sight words and crisp photography. Features such as photo labels and a photo glossary offer additional support for readers just starting out.
Porcupines are gentle creatures, but those quills can pack a punch! Beginning readers can learn all about these fascinating animals, from where they live to what they eat in this low-level title. Supportive text illustrated by colorful matching photos engages readers, while features such as a picture glossary and labeled diagrams offer additional support. Get to know porcupines with this delightful read!
Hop on over and get ready to learn about pet rabbits! This title for beginning readers introduces the basic needs of these fluffy pets including food and housing. Low-level text and bright photos offer support to readers just starting out, while simple features highlight different breeds and show off favorite toys. Find out more about these loving pets in this fun title!
Sea horses are not horses--they are fish! Young readers can learn about these strange undersea creatures, from what they eat to how they live, through simple text and eye-catching photos. Features such as photo labels and diagrams clarify and reinforce the text in this engaging title to support eager students just starting to read independently.
Hermit crabs are favorite pets for young kids! This introductory title shows what it takes to care for these critters, from habitat needs to changing shells. Features include a labeled diagram of a tank and common species of this pet. Simple sentences and clear photos help students who are just starting to read grow along with these fun pets!
Lizards are a great option for kids looking for a unique pet! This low-level title introduces beginning readers to the basic needs of these scaly pets through playful photos and simple text. Simple features highlight favorite foods, different kinds of pet lizards, and supplies needed. Are you ready for a pet lizard?
Armadillos come with their own set of armor! This introductory title teaches young readers about these protected critters, from their preferred homes to their favorite foods. Simple sentences, clear photos and plenty of sight words offer a smooth reading experience for those just starting out, while features such as photo labels and diagrams further aid readers.
Backhoes are ready to get the job done! Young students can learn about the different abilities of these machines, from digging holes to carrying dirt, through carefully leveled, supportive text. Crisp photos, numerous sight words, and simple features such as labels and diagrams further aid beginning readers as they learn about these busy machines.
Who is that flying through the night? It’s a bat! This beginning title introduces these nocturnal hunters to young readers through vibrant photography and simple, accessible text. Features including diagrams and photo labels clarify and reinforce the text. Those just starting to take flight with reading will get the support they need with this fun title!
Scuttling on the beach or across the seafloor, crabs are ocean animals on the move! This introductory title highlights basic facts about these crustaceans, from what they eat to how they molt. Supportive text filled with sight words pairs with crisp photography to make an easy yet engaging experience for readers who are just starting out. Simple features highlight different species and favorite foods of these ocean creatures in this exciting title.
Look up! A crane is building a skyscraper! This beginning title examines these tall machines, from their jobs to their parts. Features use images and labels to clarify and reinforce the text, while short sentences and numerous sight words support readers who are just starting to read independently.
Beep! Beep! Here comes a dump truck! Young students can learn basic facts about these load-bearing machines through simple text and colorful photos in this beginning title. Photo labels, diagrams, and picture glossaries clarify and reinforce the text to support readers who are just starting out.
Aww. How cute! Early readers will learn about what kittens like to do. The simple text makes it easy for children to engage in reading. Books use the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition that builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to the text to help guide readers through the book.
Aww. How cute! Early readers will learn about what chicks like to do. The simple text makes it easy for children to engage in reading. Books use the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition that builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to the text to help guide readers through the book.