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Animal Helpers: Aquariums

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628552300

Where else could you stay dry while visiting aquatic animals from around the world? Only in an aquarium can you visit and learn about all these different local and exotic animals. Aquarium staff care for and teach about these animals, as well as work to conserve and protect threatened and endangered species. Follow this behind-the-scenes photographic journal as it leads you into the wondrous world of aquariums and the animal helpers who work there.

Over in a River: Flowing Out to the Sea

Marianne Berkes (author), Jill Dubin (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584693314

Rivers are teeming with life! Children will learn the geography of North American rivers and to appreciate the animals that live there while they count the baby otters or dragonflies. Their learning will be reinforced as they "squeal" like muskrats and "hop" like frogs. All of this fun learning activity is set to the rhythm of the classical tune of "Over in the Meadow."

Beluga Whales

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013799

Glide through the Arctic waters with the beluga whale! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the beluga whale's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, and predators. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the beluga whale's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and the incredible beluga whale! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Walruses

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013836

Swim through the Arctic waters with the walrus! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the walrus's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the walrus's survival. The book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and the incredible walrus! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

What Lives in Streams and Rivers?

Oona Gaarder Juntti (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862984

This book includes an overview of streams and rivers as well as a map showing where they are located. Beautiful, rich, oversized photos enhance the pages along with basic information and an additional factoid about the specific animals living in streams and rivers.

What Lives in Coral Reefs?

Oona Gaarder Juntti (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862977

This book includes an overview of coral reefs as well as a map showing where they are located. Beautiful, rich, oversized photos enhance the pages along with basic information and an additional factoid about the specific animals living in coral reefs.

What Lives in the Ocean?

Oona Gaarder Juntti (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617863028

This book includes an overview of the ocean as well as a map showing where each ocean is located. Beautiful, rich, oversized photos enhance the pages along with basic information and an additional factoid about the specific animals living in the ocean.

Salmon Stream

Carol Reed-Jones (author), Michael S. Maydak (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584692867

Named a prestigious CBC/NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book, this is a poetic yet accurate description of the life cycle of salmon. For kids, it is fun and eye-opening. For teachers, it is a valuable supplement to a unit on water, fish and ocean animals, and life cycles. Fast-paced prose and brilliant illustrations follow the salmon from their form as eggs in a stream to the wide ocean, eventually making a hazardous journey home to their stream of origin. As in her earlier best-selling book, The Tree in the Ancient Forest, author Carol Reed-Jones uses cumulative verse--a literary technique that is not only enjoyable but suggests how interconnected salmon are with their habitat. At the back is a section on salmon facts and what makes a good habitat for them, teaching the basics of ecology and why clean streams and waters are so important.