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Aquarium

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513386

Let’s visit the home of the fish and more! Aimed at emergent readers and packed with colorful, behind-the-scenes images, this title is an admission ticket to an amazing, watery world.

Water Beds: Sleeping in the Ocean

Gail Langer Karwoski (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180012

This soothing bedtime story explains how ten different marine mammals--animals that live in water but breathe air--sleep in the ocean. Based on up-to-date scientific research, the brief portraits are explained in simple, poetic language. Water Beds invites children to drift into sleep on gentle waves of imagination. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes fun facts about marine mammal adaptations, and a "Design Your Own Marine Mammal" craft.

Crocodiles

Sophie Lockwood (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602537828

Gliding quietly along the banks of a river, crocodiles are formidable members of the animal kingdom who don't give their prey much warning. Young readers get a glimpse at various crocodile species and habitats and learn about the hunting skills that make these creatures famous. Informative text and exciting pictures introduce kids to the incredible reptiles that have prowled our planet for millions of years.

Ammonoids

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602537293

These now-extinct cephalods were the predecessors of modern-day squid, octopus, and nautilus and survived for nearly 335 million years! Young readers will discover how these shelled creatures came in myriad shapes, sizes, and designs, and how they managed to outlast several mass extinctions until about 65 million years ago.

Coral Reef Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965210

In Coral Reef Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the coral reef biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals on a coral reef. A map helps readers identify major reefs in the world's oceans, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about coral reef food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Coral Reef Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Freshwater Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965234

In Freshwater Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the freshwater biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in freshwater rivers and lakes. A map helps readers identify major rivers and lakes of the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about freshwater food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Freshwater Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Hermit Crabs

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965005

In Hermit Crabs, early readers will learn all about the responsibilities of having a hermit crab and find out how they can keep their pet healthy and happy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what it takes to be a pet owner. A labeled diagram helps readers understand what a hermit crab needs, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about pet hermit crabs online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Hermit Crabs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Wetlands

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965609

In Wetlands, carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs take beginning readers on a tour of these wet areas of land. Readers learn about this important ecosystem and the variety of living things adapted to live there. A map shows readers where the world's wetlands, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about wetlands online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Wetlands also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Coral Reefs

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965531

In Coral Reefs, carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs take beginning readers on a tour of a coral reef. Readers learn about this important ecosystem and the variety of living things adapted to live there. A map shows readers where the world's coral reefs are located, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about coral reefs online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Coral Reefs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Oceans

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965579

In Oceans, carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs take beginning readers on a tour of the ocean. Readers learn about this important ecosystem and the variety of living things adapted to live there. A map shows readers where the world's oceans are located, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about oceans online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Oceans also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Amphibians

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964794

In Amphibians, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of an amphibian, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about amphibians online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Amphibians also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Fish

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964817

In Fish, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a fish, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about fish online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Fish also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Tilly: A River Otter

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848128

Explores the world of a river otter as she goes from total dependence on a loving mother to becoming a playful member of the community.

The American Alligator

Dorothy Francis (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613846988

This book uses a story about a boy's visit to Florida to describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and survival techniques of the American alligator.

Sharks!

Dorothy Francis (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848043

Uses a story about a shark fishing adventure to describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and survival techniques of different kinds of sharks.

Kip: A Sea Otter

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847534

Explores the world of a sea otter as he goes from total dependence on his mother to becoming a playful member of the community.

Little Fish

Ralph Moisa Jr. (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847589

Little Fish learns to jump over the rocks so she can follow Old One, who has come to lead the rainbow trout to warmer waters before the river freezes.

Dolphins

Dorothy Francis (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847220

This book is about Jason who wants to be a research scientist someday. He is studying dolphins with his uncle in the Florida Keys and wants to write a story based on his experiences.

Dudley: A Florida Manatee

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847244

Provides factual information about the natural history of the Florida manatee through the fictional story of a young manatee named Dudley.

Marine Biomes

Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120069

This fascinating book gives readers core information about marine biomes on coasts, in coral reefs, frozen oceans, and in the deepest depths of the ocean. Find out where each kind is found, how animals and plants have adapted to life underwater, who lives in these environments, and how humans impact life there.

Christmas Island Red Crab Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035567

Every November, Christmas Island red crabs take over Christmas Island as millions march to the shores of the Indian Ocean. These crawling critters stop at nothing to reach their mating grounds. They halt traffic and even fall from cliffs! This title is filled with facts, maps, and fascinating graphics that take readers through the rain forest to the ocean with Christmas Island red crabs.

Leatherback Sea Turtle Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035581

As fall days grow darker and the sun doesn’t shine as bright, leatherback sea turtles sense the change in seasons and head out to sea. They make their way to their home beaches to nest. About 100 eggs fill each hole! Readers can follow the leatherbacks as they cruise along ocean currents in this engaging title.

Humpback Whale Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035574

Humpback whales can hold their breath up to 45 minutes as they torpedo through ocean waters! These mighty mammals migrate from their summer arctic waters to the warm, winter waves near the equator to give birth to their calves. Young readers will want to dive into this title and follow the travels of humpback whales.  

Salmon Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035604

During their travels from oceans to rivers, salmon undergo many changes! Their gills change so they can breath in changing waters, and their scales transform from a shining silver to a darker hue so others know they are ready to spawn. Readers will be swimming in information and special features in this adventurous book on salmon migration.

Stingrays

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538882

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous stingray. Readers learn how these ocean animals use the stinger on their tails to defend against predators. Also explains the threat of these stings to humans and what to do when they are encountered.