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The Animals of North America

Amie Jane Leavitt (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692703

Race up north to check out the polar bears and moose. Then, skip down south to see alligators, jackrabbits, and Gila monsters. North America is indeed a land of contrast. Snowy landscapes attract certain animals, while swamps, deserts, and mountains attract others. Come follow us on a journey to this beautiful continent. Many new furry, feathery, and leathery friends are waiting to meet you there!

The Animals of Europe

Claire O'Neal (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692680

Europe is a small continent, but it is full of some of the more fascinating creatures in the world. From the dangerous black widow spider to the spotted deer, it is rich with animals on the ground, in the air, and under the water. Can you guess which animals hibernate? Which creature dances when it is upset? Read on and you'll find out.

The Animals of Australia

Nicole Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692642

Come away to Australia! It is here that you'll meet the shark at the top of the ocean's food chain. You'll also get to see koalas napping in trees, kangaroos running through the Outback, and birds that dive at the heads of bike riders. Visit Australia and say hello to some of the world's most dangerous and coolest creatures.

The Animals of Antarctica

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692765

Pull on your coat and mittens. Its time to explore the coldest place in the world. It is full of snow and ice, but empty of people. What animals can live where the it is so cold? Open these pages and find out but be sure to stay warm!

The Animals of Africa

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692741

Africa is the land of the biggest, fastest, and most amazing animals in the world. Come on safari and meet some of the animals who call this huge continent home. Which animal is the most dangerous? You might be surprised. Which one is the shyest? Open the cover and find out.

Do You Really Want to Drive in a Blizzard?: A Book about Predicting Weather

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510712

A girl and her family debate whether they should drive in bad weather, and the girl learns about how meteorologists predict the weather. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet an Owl?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510668

After learning about several species of an owl, a boy goes to the wilderness nearby to observe owls behavior in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Wolf?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510675

A girl visits Yellowstone National Park and observes a wolf packs behavior in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Yell in a Cave?: A Book about Sound

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510682

Two children explore a cave and learn about echoes, sound waves, and properties of sound. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Create a Mudslide?: A Book about Erosion

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510699

Two children try to create a mudslide on a playground and then learn about the dangers of real mudslides, as well as how wind, water, and ice erosion can shape the land. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Blizzard!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539940

This photo-illustrated book describes what a makes a winter storm a blizzard, how blizzards affect people, and highlights some historic blizzards. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to winter storms. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Earthquake!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539957

This photo-illustrated book describes how earthquakes happen, how quakes affect people, and highlights some historic earthquakes. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to quakes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Flood!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539964

This photo-illustrated book describes flash floods, regional floods, and storm surges. Explains how floods are predicted, what can be done to help prevent them, and how to stay safe in areas prone to flooding. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Hurricane!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539971

This photo-illustrated book describes hurricanes, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones and typhoons. Explains how hurricanes are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to hurricanes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Tornado!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539988

This photo-illustrated book describes tornados, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones. Explains how tornados are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to tornados. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Wildfire!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539995

This photo-illustrated book describes wildfires, including forest fires, grass fires, and bush fires. Explains how these fires are started, what conditions create a crisis, and steps taken to put fires out. Also includes information on staying safe and preventing wildfires. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Surviving a Blizzard

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533450

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of blizzards, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a blizzard.

Surviving an Earthquake

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533467

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of earthquakes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after an earthquake.

Surviving a Hurricane

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533498

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of hurricanes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a hurricane.

Surviving a Tornado

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533504

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses the dangers of tornados, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a tornado.

Summer and Winter

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533306

A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts summer and winter in different climates around the world. Includes comprehension activity.

Wet and Dry Places

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533313

A level A Amicus Reader that compares and contrasts wet and dry places around the world, such as rain forests and deserts. Includes comprehension activity.

Animals Day and Night

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535317

Introduces the opposites day and night by comparing the behavior of such animals as nocturnal bats and diurnal squirrels.

Do You Really Want to Visit a Coral Reef?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536642

A child goes on a deep-sea diving adventure in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, learning about the ocean, and encountering animals and plants that make their homes in this biome. Includes world map of coral reefs and glossary.

C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet

Rajean Luebs Shepherd (author), Sandy Appleoff (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585367009

Arbor Day, Boys Town, and Kool-Aid are just a few of the marks the Great Plains state of Nebraska has made on American culture. From the state's eastern border along the Missouri River, where Lewis and Clark embarked on the Corps of Discovery expedition, to the towering geologic landmarks of the west, chronicled in pioneers' journals, there are treasures to explore on each page of C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet.Rajean Luebs Shepherd was raised in Michigan and has a degree in elementary education from Central Michigan University. After graduating, she traveled the world for ten years with the international performing group Up With People. A substitute teacher, Rajean enjoys sharing her favorite children's books with her students. She lives with her family in North Platte, Nebraska. With over twenty years in commercial illustration, Sandy Appleoff's work has appeared in a range of venues from corporate advertising, to magazines to children's books to large-scale installation murals. She has taught at the Kansas City Art Institute and the Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. Currently she is teaching and working on an MFA in stage and costume design at the University of Kansas. Sandy lives on a farm in Falls City, Nebraska.