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Great White Sharks

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510118

This photo-illustrated book describes the great white shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information about how dangerous of a predator this shark is and how we can stay safe in the ocean with them. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Hammerhead Sharks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510125

This photo-illustrated book describes the different species of hammerhead sharks, including the bonnethead, the scalloped hammerhead, and the winghead sharks. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and the work being done to protect this unique looking shark. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Animal Homes

Karen L. Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533337

A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes how different animal homes are used and how they benefit each animal. Examples include nests, caves, webs, tree hollows, termite mounds, and shells. Includes comprehension activity.

Spiny Animals

Karen L. Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533368

A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes different spiny animals and explains how their exteriors protect them from other animals. Includes comprehension activity.

Animals with Speed

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533153

Highlights animals with speed records, including the fastest land mammal, fastest digger, fastest swimmer, and more. Includes comprehension activity.

Ocean Animals

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533221

Compares common ocean animals and how they move through the water. Includes comprehension activity.

Shark

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532682

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a shark from mating and birth to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Animals Up and Down

Beth Bence Reinke (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535355

Introduces the opposites up and down by comparing the behavior of such animals as eagles up in the air and fish down in the sea.

The Many Kinds of Big

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535362

Introduces synonyms for big by comparing large, huge, massive, and enormous sea animals.

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.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Crocodile?

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536727

A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of the largest crocodile and learns about the dangers of these wild reptiles.

Seals

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960116

This photo-illustrated nonfiction story for young readers describes the body parts of seals how they hunt for food under the sea. Includes photo glossary and labeled diagram.

Shrimp

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600142524

Many shrimp can light up and squirt bright clouds from their bodies to scare away predators! Beginning readers will discover what shrimp look like and how they move and eat. Blastoff! Series

Octopuses

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174191

Armed with intelligence, eight arms, and a beak, octopuses amaze scientists and students alike. Octopuses often decorate their dens with shells. Some have been observed tapping their prey on the shoulder to surprise them before chowing down. Others may completely disappear with camouflage. Young readers will surely dive into this awe-inspiring title!

Sea Anemones

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681032948

Sea anemones are big believers in the buddy system. They welcome clownfish to hang out in their tentacles and snack on leftovers. In return, their clownfish pals say thank you with a parasite cleaning. Beginning readers will discover how sea anemones have mastered the give and take of friendship.

Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal

Jeanne Walker Harvey (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559248

Hawaiian locals and visitors always enjoy spotting endangered Hawaiian monk seals, but Honey Girl is an extra special case. She has raised seven pups, and scientists call her Super Mom. After Honey Girl is injured by a fishhook, she gets very sick. Scientists and veterinarians work to save Honey Girl so she can be released back to the ocean. This true story will have readers captivated to learn more about this endangered species.

Stingrays

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174238

Did you know stingray babies are called pups? As soon as pups are born, they are ready to survive on their own! Once they are adults, they will feed on shrimp and clams. They often hide from predators, but they may also use their tail to inject poison. Discover more about stingrays in this title for emergent readers.

Parrotfish

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681032924

For young parrotfish, the future is often bright! They can be born a dull color, and then turn into vibrant adults. Rainbow colors help many blend in with brilliant coral reefs. The beaming parrotfish swimming in this title will be a visual delight for the youngest readers.

Sea Stars

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174214

Did you know that sea stars pump water instead of blood through their systems? Although commonly called starfish, these life forms are not fish! Instead, they are part of a group containing other animals like sea urchins and sand dollars. Sea stars are hardy animals that can grow new limbs and open clam shells. In this interesting title, students will enjoy learning more about these shining ocean stars!

Contando los cangrejos herradura a la luz de la luna

Jennifer Keats Curtis Dr. Neeti Bathala (author), Veronica V. Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559347

¡También los niños pueden involucrarse en las ciencias! En esta colaboración entre la Dra. Ecologista Netti Bathala y Jennifer Keats Curtis, conoceremos a Lana y a su mamá. Cada verano, las dos son voluntarias para contar los cangrejos herradura que visitan su playa. Los lectores van a aprender datos muy valiosos acerca de esos animales antiguos y cómo pueden involucrarse en el esfuerzo para conservarlos.

Clownfish

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174146

Clownfish have mastered the art of friendship. These striped fish form a special bond with sea anemones. They help each other survive. Clownfish enjoy the sea anemone's protection and leftover food. In return, they will chase away animals or eat pests that harm sea anemones. In this fascinating title, young readers will learn all about clownfish, from their coloring to their home range and more.

Puffer Fish

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681032931

At the sight of danger, puffer fish blow up! Their bodies become like balloons. Their plump lips and oversize eyes, usually exaggerated, look more proportionate for a time. The goal is to use size to intimidate. Fascinating content in this title will suck young readers in.

Crabs

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174153

Did you know that crabs look like mini, clear lobsters when they are babies? Crabs have to molt many times before they even look like adults with hard outer shells. Some crabs grow their own shells while others find used shells to call their own. Find out about a crab's life cycle, physical traits, habitat, and more in this title for beginning readers.

Corals

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681032900

Did you know that some corals are named for being look-alikes? The mushroom coral has an umbrella-like shape. Grooves on the surface of the brain coral give it the appearance of the important human organ. Beginning readers just might get the urge to name the corals in this book.

Seals

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681032955

Not all seals measure up to one another. The ringed seal, for example, is four times shorter and more than fifty times lighter than the elephant seal! This elementary title puts on display the common features that make seals of all sizes alike.