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Records and Oddities

John Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993062

This book takes a scientific look at different records and oddities regarding weather in our world. Reading Essentials in Science.

Glaciers

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797024

This book uses math and science to help students learn about glaciers. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of glaciers.

The Everglades

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692352

The Florida Everglades are located in the most southern part of Florida where the peninsula breaks off into thousands of tiny mangrove islands. This beautiful area, known by the Native Americans as the "grassy river" is made up of marshy swamp lands, mangrove clusters, and pine forests. It is home to a variety of both plant and animal species. The blue heron, alligator, manatee, flamingo, and bobcat all make this place their home. As a national park, the Everglades' natural beauty has been preserved so that it can be around for future generations.

Glacier

Claire O'Neal (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692376

Drive to the northern corner of Montana and you'll discover a national park filled with soaring mountain peaks, sparkling teal-blue lakes, more than 2,000 plant species, and hundreds of animal species. Glacier National Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the country and has been a world biosphere reserve since 1974. But the glaciers are in trouble from global warming. Scientists estimate that all the glaciers in the park will be gone by the year 2030. Find out what people are doing to help preserve this national treasure.

Yellowstone

Claire O'Neal (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692413

Boiling hot springs, spouting geysers, and bubbling mud volcanoes-all these unusual features and more are found at Yellowstone National Park. And those are just the features that have to do with volcanic activity! The park is also home to a bountiful wildlife ranging from gray wolves and grizzly bears to bison, bluebirds, bull elk, and beavers. Yellowstone is a nature lover's paradise and one of the most loved national parks in the country. Haven't had a chance to visit for yourself yet? Well, then come on inside-this book will take you on a grand tour of Yellowstone, and you won't even have to leave home to do so.

Yosemite

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692437

Want to go to a place where there are hundreds of waterfalls, trees as tall as skyscrapers, and towering slick rock mountains just begging for climbing? If so, you'll love visiting Yosemite National Park. This stunning park is located in California. It is where the giant sequoias live, some of the world's largest trees. The biggest, Grizzly Giant, is 30 stories tall and thousands of years old. Among the park's many types of animals are rare great gray owls and endangered bighorn sheep. John Muir loved this place. So did President Theodore Roosevelt. Ever since they helped make Yosemite a national park, millions of visitors have come to enjoy its natural beauty.

The Grand Canyon

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692390

Walk right up to the rim of the Grand Canyon and watch the ground fall away, taking your breath with it. The drop is a mile straight down to the skinny green Colorado River. But the wide walls of canyon rock catch your eye first. They spread out in all directions, farther than you can see, a never-ending stack of soft rainbow colors. You can't take a bad picture at the Grand Canyon, and yet no picture truly captures it. When he visited in 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt declared that the Grand Canyon was the "one great sight every American should see." Today, Grand Canyon National Park protects a rich Native American heritage, beautiful geology, endangered species, and miles of exciting hikes. In 2019, Grand Canyon National Park, will celebrate its 100th anniversary. See why, each year, the Grand Canyon continues to be one of America's favorite destinations.

Grand Canyon

Sara Louise Kras (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993680

This book discusses the early people, creatures, and plants of the Grand Canyon.

Redwood

Sara Louise Kras (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993826

This book explains what a redwood is and discusses the creatures and plants of the Redwoods National Park.

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.

The Science of a Sinkhole

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633625136

This book discusses the science behind sinkholes. The chapters examine historical sinkholes, describe environmental factors that cause sinkholes, and explain how scientists respond to these disasters. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.

Using Digital Maps

Adrienne Matteson (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624311956

With the latest advances in GPS technology and online map software, exploring the world is easier than it's ever been. Readers will find out what digital maps are and learn how to use them in a variety of situations.

Lost in the Cave

Felicia Law & Gerry Bailey (author), Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828038

A brave Adventure and his colleague manage to escape a dangerous situation in Joe and Dr. Bea enter a cave on a quest to discover the secretive creatures that inhabit it. As they pass through tunnels and chambers, the encounter the rich stalactite and stalagmite formations that develop in many limestone caves. Descending deeper, they find what they came to see and more!

River Adventure

Felicia Law & Gerry Bailey (author), Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828045

Joe and Dr. Bea will track the course of a river from its origins as a small spring in the mountains to its mouth, the point where it enters the sea. They are keen to see how the river changes and what happens along its banks. But their main purpose is to find out how a dam that has blocked its waters is affecting the waters on the other side. Along the way, they must navigate some dangerous rapids.

Escape from the Volcano

Felicia Law & Gerry Bailey (author), Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828052

A brave Adventure and his colleague manage to escape a dangerous situation near a Volcano. Set in a challenging environment where essential STEM skills come in handy. Joe and Dr. Bea are about to climb the slopes of a volcano which they suspect might erupt very soon. They take all their special equipment with them so they can measure changes in the slope, the heat and the gas coming from its mouth. They know a lot about the world's different volcanoes and how they behave - but the two scientists are taken by surprise and must rely upon a robot to help them.

An Island Adventure

Felicia Laws, Gerry Bailey (author), Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711792

Can science save your life? In Science to the Rescue, Joe an adventurous scientist, must apply his knowledge of science to survive being alone in six challenging environments around the world. Learn about the geographic, climate, and geological features of each environment as you follow Joe in each exciting story of survival.

An Arctic Adventure

Felicia Law, Gerry Bailey (author), Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711747

Can science save your life? In Science to the Rescue, Joe an adventurous scientist, must apply his knowledge of science to survive being alone in six challenging environments around the world. Learn about the geographic, climate, and geological features of each environment as you follow Joe in each exciting story of survival.

A Desert Adventure

Felicia Laws, Gerry Bailey (author), Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711754

Can science save your life? In Science to the Rescue, Joe an adventurous scientist, must apply his knowledge of science to survive being alone in six challenging environments around the world. Learn about the geographic, climate, and geological features of each environment as you follow Joe in each exciting story of survival.

A Rainforest Adventure

Felicia Laws, Gerry Bailey (author), Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711761

Can science save your life? In Science to the Rescue, Joe an adventurous scientist, must apply his knowledge of science to survive being alone in six challenging environments around the world. Learn about the geographic, climate, and geological features of each environment as you follow Joe in each exciting story of survival.

A Mountain Adventure

Felicia Laws, Gerry Bailey (author), Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711778

Can science save your life? In Science to the Rescue, Joe an adventurous scientist, must apply his knowledge of science to survive being alone in six challenging environments around the world. Learn about the geographic, climate, and geological features of each environment as you follow Joe in each exciting story of survival.