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Manatees

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962769

In Manatees, early readers will learn about the physical features and behavior of manatees. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore the underwater world of the peaceful manatee. A labeled diagram helps readers identify a manatee's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about manatees online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Manatees also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Pufferfish

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962776

In Pufferfish, early readers will learn how the pufferfish gets its name and discover how the fish protects itself against predators. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the fascinating underwater world of the pufferfish. A labeled diagram helps readers identify a pufferfish's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about pufferfish online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Pufferfish also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Sea Otters

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962783

In Sea Otters, early readers will learn about a sea otter's life in the ocean and discover how a mother sea otter cares for her baby. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the fascinating world of sea otters. A labeled diagram helps readers identify a sea otter's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about sea otters online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sea Otters also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Sea Slugs

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962790

In Sea Slugs, early readers will learn about a sea slug's life in the ocean and discover how it defends itself against predators. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the fascinating deep-sea world of sea slugs. A labeled diagram helps readers identify a sea slug's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about sea slugs online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sea Slugs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Squids

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962806

In Squids, early readers will learn about the physical features of squids and how they fend off predators. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the fascinating underwater world of squids. A labeled diagram helps readers identify a squid's body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about squids online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Squids also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

The Saltwater Crocodile

Colleen Sexton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115597

Saltwater crocodiles wait in the water, silently and motionless, for their prey to come near. Then they strike, using their powerful jaws to grab and rip apart prey! This title will teach children that danger lurks in the waters where this apex predator is found.

The Box Jellyfish

Colleen Sexton (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115542

The box jellyfish, also called the sea wasp, is full of toxin. Each of its tentacles has 5,000 sting cells with enough poison to kill 60 people! In this book, young readers will discover what makes the box jellyfish a terror of the seas.

The Great White Shark

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115559

A great white shark's mouth contains 3,000 razor-sharp teeth. The smell of blood is enough to make this animal open its jaws wide and bite into anything that moves! This book teaches children why many people fear the deadly great white shark.

Turtles

Emily Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110141

Did you know that some turtles live to be over 100 years old? Some live in the ocean, others on land, and some live both in water and on land! Young readers will discover what turtles eat, where they live, and how their shells and other physical features help them survive in the wild. Blastoff! Series

Clownfish

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960482

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells the story of clownfish making a nest and protecting their eggs.

The Penguin Lady

Carol A. Cole (author), Sherry Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185451

Penelope Parker lives with penguins! Short ones, tall ones; young and old--the penguins are from all over the Southern Hemisphere including some that live near the equator! Do the penguin antics prove too much for her to handle? Children count and then compare and contrast ten different penguin species as they learn geography.

Habitat Spy

Cynthia Kieber-King (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181422

Told in rhyming narrative, Habitat Spy invites children to find plants (or algae), invertebrates, birds, and mammals living in thirteen different North American habitats: backyard, beach, bog, cave, desert, forest, meadow, mountain, ocean, plains, pond, river, and swamp. Children will have fun discovering the characteristics of each habitat as they "spy," identify, and count the resident plants and animals and learn about the interactions between living and non-living things.

Ready, Set . . . WAIT! What Animals Do Before a Hurricane

Patti R. Zelch (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180975

Hurricane . . . just the word brings to mind the power of these natural disasters. Humans watch the news and know of impending arrival. We board up windows and gather supplies. We might huddle in our homes or go inland. Then we wait for the storm to arrive. But what do wild animals do? Do they know when a storm is coming? If so, how do they prepare? This book explains how nine animals sense, react, and prepare for a hurricane. Based on research or observations, the brief portraits are explained in simple, poetic language for children of all ages.

Fur and Feathers

Janet Halfmann (author), Laurie Allen Klein (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181002

When Sophia dreams that howling winds whisk the fur and feathers right off her animal friends, she shares some of her clothes with them. But her clothing doesn't work well for the animals. Seeing their disappointment, she offers to sew each one the "right" coat. Animals line up to explain what they need and why. Polar Bear needs white fur to stay warm and hide in the snow. Fish needs scales, but with slime. Snake needs scales too, but dry ones. And how will Sophia make a prickly coat for Porcupine? The award-winning team of Halfmann and Klein (Little Skink's Tail) reunite to bring animal coverings (and classification) to life in an imaginative way.

Sea Stars

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140211

Look for a sea star's mouth in the middle of its body! Arms called rays surround its mouth. This book introduces children to the anatomy of a sea star and explains the unique way a sea star eats. Blastoff! Series

Squids

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612111610

A squid has two gigantic eyes to see in dark places, eights arms for holding food, and a funnel for swimming! Young readers will get sucked in as they discover how squids eat, swim, and escape predators. Blastoff! Series

Stingrays

Martha E. H. Rustad

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140807

A swimming stingray looks like its flying through the ocean! Its wide fins look like wings and help it glide. This book introduces children to the parts of a stingray, especially its stinging tail. Blastoff! Series

Whales

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140238

Whales are giant sea creatures capable of performing amazing acrobatics! They groan and sing to talk to each other. This book lets children look closely at how whales live and behave. Blastoff! Series

Astro: The Steller Sea Lion

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

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181019

Astro is a stellar Steller sea lion! Only a few days old when found orphaned, he is cared for and raised at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. When big enough to be released to the wild where he needs to be, he has other plans! Just like a lost dog finding his way home, Astro keeps swimming back towards the Center, crossing miles of open ocean water to do so. After several attempts, people realize that Astro is too accustomed to humans and will just keep coming back. Based on real events, readers follow Astro through some of his travels that have now taken him across the U.S. to his current home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.

Cuttlefish

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600142737

Cuttlefish are chameleons of the sea. They can change their skin color to match their surroundings. Beginning readers will discover where cuttlefish live, what they eat, and how they stay safe from predators. Blastoff! Series

Jellyfish

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612111378

Wherever the ocean current takes them, jellyfish go. They are considered drifters. Follow jellyfish as they move underwater and discover why they are known for their sting! Blastoff! Series

Manatees

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140483

Manatees are gigantic ocean creatures. They are an endangered species. In this book, beginning readers will learn how manatees look, move through water, and dig up plants for food. Blastoff! Series

Puffer Fish

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600141730

Did you know that a puffer fish inflates into a ball when it senses danger? It uses size to intimidate predators. This book introduces children to the appearance, eating habits, and predator escape tactics of puffer fish. Blastoff! Series

Sea Horses

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140203

Did you know that there is a fish with the head of a horse? This book introduces children to sea horses; how they look, use a snout to eat, hide on the ocean floor, and have babies. Blastoff! Series

Corals

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140491

Though corals look like plants and sunlight helps them grow, corals are actually animals! Find out where corals live, what they eat, and how they make coral reefs. Blastoff! Series