Great white sharks are fearsome ocean hunters! Their 300 sharp teeth and curved tails allow these predators to make quick, deadly attacks. The pages of this fact-filled title provide young readers with information about great whites’ environment, physical appearance, and behaviors. Leveled text and fascinating photos introduce great white basics, while special features highlight the shark’s diet, size, and key body parts. Once readers open the cover, there’s no escaping the fearsome fun!
Hop, hop! Is that a frog or a toad jumping down on the ground? Many people have trouble telling these lookalikes apart! In this title, simple text and bright photos introduce the physical and behavioral differences between frogs and toads. A side-by-side comparison feature summarizes and reinforces the content. Young readers will be amphibian experts in no time!
Fish can be showy pets. But some take a lot of work! This title introduces beginning readers to pet fish through low-level text and bright photos. A fish tank diagram and labeled photos of different species support the text and reinforce content for students just starting to read independently.
Dolphins are some of the world’s smartest animals! This fact-filled title explores the intelligence of these smart swimmers through leveled text and engaging photos. Readers will discover why dolphins are smart, how they use their intelligence, and how humans study them. Along the way, special features such as a brain comparison chart, a skills graphic, a profile, and a scientific study offer even more information.
Named for their striking color, blue sharks ride open-ocean currents looking for their next meal. Giant eyes give these hunters an advantage as they follow schools of fish! Young readers will migrate the oceans alongside blue sharks to discover the purpose of the sharks’ body parts and behaviors. Features including a size comparison and a species profile allow readers to dive deeper into the world of blue sharks!
A beluga whale swims among the floating ice of the Arctic Ocean. Its white skin helps it hide! Readers will explore this adaptation and others in this low-level title about how beluga whales survive in the Arctic biome. Engaging text and photos draw readers in, while a special adaptations graphic, profile, and diet feature showcase what helps beluga whales thrive!
Angel sharks glide along the sea bottom using their flat, winglike fins. When they find the right spot, they wiggle under the sand to wait for their next meal to swim by! In this book, young readers will explore the world of angel sharks, their physical features, and their behaviors through leveled text and fun photos. A range map, size comparison, diet feature, and more provide visual support to this fact-filled book.
This revised edition surveys key aspects of killer whales, describing the carnivorous marine mammals’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains how these creatures came to be.
A baby whale narrates the story of its life, describing how physical features, diet, habitat, and familial relationships play a role in its growth and development.
A baby sea lion narrates the story of its life, describing how physical features, diet, habitat, and familial relationships play a role in its growth and development.
Shells come in so many beautiful patterns, shapes, and textures, but they can have surprising uses!
This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a sea otter’s arctic habitat, body parts, and behaviors.
This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about an orca’s arctic habitat, body parts, and behaviors.
Explains the process and materials that corals use to build reefs. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps corals survive in the wild.
Follow the humpback whale's journey to warmer waters in the Marvelous Migrations series. Focused on 21st century content, engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.
Follow the great white shark's journey to the "White Shark Café" in the Marvelous Migrations series. Focused on 21st century content, engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.
Earth was a lot different when dinosaurs were around. The worlds oceans were also ruled by large predators and they left us important clues. Find out how scientists use these clues to learn what kinds of sea monsters lived and what they might have looked like.
Ocean animals often swim in groups. Groups of animals have names created over our history.
Vibrant photographs and descriptive text guide readers on an underwater journey through coastal waters to explore coral reefs. Home to more than one million kinds of plants, fish, and other ocean life, readers will discover how living things meet their needs for shelter, food, and more in this dynamic ecosystem.
From croaking frogs and quacking ducks to floating lily pads and buzzing dragonflies, ponds are bursting with life. Dynamic photographs and descriptive text help budding young scientists discover the plants and animals that live in these freshwater ecosystems.
Tide pools form from water left on rocky shores when the tide withdraws. From seaweed and sea snails to shore crabs and seabirds, readers will discover some of the plants and animals that live in and around these ever-changing ecosystems.
From what they eat to how to keep their tanks clean and healthy, this book gives you all the pet care advice you need to become a fish’s best pal. Learn the inside information on how to understand their behavior, so you can have your own piece of the ocean in your home.
Starting with the Sun, this book looks at an ocean food chain in Antarctica, from tiny plants called plankton to a large whale called an orca.
Dylan lives on a remote island in the Pacific Northwest with his parents, but when they have to go to the mainland, his grandfather weathers a storm to come spend time with him. Grandpa’s brought Dylan a number of gifts, and one comes in handy the next day while they are exploring the coast. In fact, this gift leads the duo to a dangerous discovery: a young orca got stuck on the rocks during the storm. Racing against the sun and the heat, Dylan and Grandpa need to work together to figure out how to save the calf while his pod circles nearby.
Introduces readers to the life, diet, habitat, behavior, and physical description of American beavers. Colorful spreads, fun facts, diagrams, a range map, and a special reading feature make this an exciting read for animal lovers and report writers alike.