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Humpback Whale

Emily O'Keefe (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784695

Humpback whales use unique songs to communicate throughout the world’s oceans. But whaling and other threats almost silenced humpback whales completely. Humpback Whales describes the characteristics of these animals and how bans on whale hunting and other efforts have helped save this distinctive species. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Protecting Ocean Animals

Lauren Kukla (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784282

Young readers will love learning about animals and their habitat with Protecting Ocean Animals. This book explores oceans, the animals that live there like sharks and zooplankton, and conservationists like Eugenie Clark that worked to protect animals. Bright, full-page photos of wildlife and easy-to-read text fill the pages of this fun title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Social Lives of Dolphins

Sue Laneve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918983

This book offers a look at the social and emotional lives, as well as the communication methods, of dolphins.

Tiger Sharks

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510149

This photo-illustrated book describes the tiger shark, or as some call it, the garbage can of the sea. 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.

Mako Sharks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510132

This photo-illustrated book describes the mako shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information on work being done to protect this shark from overfishing. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Whale Sharks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510156

This photo-illustrated book describes basking sharks, the larget sharks in the sea. Explains how they use gill-rakers to feed on zooplankton, their life cycle, and work being done to protect this species of huge but gentle sharks. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Bull Sharks

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510101

This photo-illustrated book describes the vicious bull shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and the danger they can be to ocean and river swimmers. Includes information on work being done to protect this shark from overfishing. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Basking Sharks

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510088

This photo-illustrated book describes basking sharks, the second-largest sharks in the sea. Explains how they use gill-rakers to feed on zooplankton, their life cycle, and work being done to protect this species of huge but gentle sharks. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

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.

Blacktip Reef Sharks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510095

This photo-illustrated book describes the blacktip reef shark. Explains their coral reef habitat, their life cycle, and how they hunt prey. Includes information on what makes them good sharks for zoo aquariums and the work being done to protect this shark from overfishing. 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.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Platypus?

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536758

A child goes on an adventure to Australia in search of a duck-billed platypus, which is hard to spot in the wild.

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.

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.

Fish

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536208

An introduction to what characteristics animals in the fish animal class have and how they fit into the animal kingdom.

Amphibians

Michelle Levine (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536185

An introduction to what characteristics animals in the amphibian animal class have and how they fit into the animal kingdom.

Stonefish

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538899

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

Blue-Ringed Octopuses

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538844

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous blue-ringed octopus of the Pacific and Indian oceans. Readers learn how these octopi use their colorful rings or stripes to warn predators and how they use venom to kill their prey. Also explains where they live and what to do when they are encountered.

Box Jellyfish

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538851

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous box jellyfish of the  Pacific and Indian Oceans. Readers learn how these jellies use venom to kill prey and as a protection against predators. Also explains where they live and what to do when they are encountered.

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.