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Coral Reef Collapse

Carol Hand (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110214

Humanity’s impact on the natural world can have disastrous effects. Coral Reef Collapse shines a light on the death of coral reefs around the world. With abundant charts and diagrams and large-format photos, this title explores the science behind ocean acidity and rising ocean temperatures to explain the threats facing coral reefs, and considers actions people and governments can take to try to improve the situation. Features include a flow chart showing the disaster’s causes and effects, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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.

Killer Whales

Gail Terp (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680721225

Diagrams, graphs, and other infographics give readers visual literacy practice while also digging into the killer whales' appearances, daily lives, and homes. This hi/lo series is perfect for cause/effect studies and exploring the lives animalss and their place in their foodweb and biome.

Northern Snakeheads

Barbara Ciletti (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720914

Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title explores the invasion of Northern snakeheads, including where they came from and their impact within biomes and food webs.

Zebra Mussels

Scott Pearson (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720952

Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title explores the invasion of zebra mussels, including where they came from and their impact within biomes and food webs.

Asian Carp

Barbara Ciletti (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720891

Through dynamic infographics, charts, up-close photos and strong reading level control this title explores the invasion of Asian carp, including where they came from and their impact within biomes and food webs.

What is a Marine Mammal?

Jacqueline Langille, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790051

Whales, manatees, seals, dolphins, and sea otters are just some of the many mammals that have evolved over time in order to survive in the water. From Arctic waters to tropical seas, vivid photographs and surprising facts about these salt water mammals reveal how these air breathing creatures have adapted to the water, their underwater senses, what they eat and how they raise their young, what cetaceans, pinnipeds, sea otters, sirenians, and polar bears are, marine zoos, and the dangers of pollution, commercial fishing, and poachers.

What is a Whale?

Heather Levigne, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790068

Whales are the only mammals that spend their entire life in the water. From playful dolphins to enormous blue whales, the behavior, habitats, and physiology of these amazing marine mammals are explored in What is a Whale? Spectacular full-color photos help show flukes, flippers, and fins, the whale family tree, baleen and toothed whales, how whales communicate through echolocation, their watery homes and what they eat, baby whales, whale-watching and why whales are in danger.

What is an Amphibian?

Jacqueline Langille, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790075

Amphibian means two lives since these animals spend the first part of their lives underwater and the rest on land. From flying tree frogs to slithering caecilians, kids will be captivated by this slimy animal group in What is an Amphibian? Young readers will discover the amphibian family tree, an amphibian's body, special skin and senses, how they move and what they eat, water- versus land-dwelling species, their life cycle and parental care, and defending themselves.

What is an Arthropod?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427189196

Kids will be shocked to learn that arthropods outnumber all other animal species combined! They will also be fascinated by the variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and behaviors found among these invertebrates. Labeled diagrams and startling close-up photography will introduce concepts including the similarities and differences among insects, arachnids, myriapods, and crustaceans, the functions and features of an exoskeleton, molting, metamorphosis, and other interesting body facts, and the crucial function of arthropods in food chains and webs.

Gray Whale

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791718

Gray whales live in the Pacific Ocean and can grow to be 50 feet (15 meters) long. Readers will discover how whale hunters brought these huge mammals to near extinction and how people are working together to help these giants of the sea fight for survival.

American Alligator

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791701

Readers are introduced the habitat and lifestyle of the American Alligator and learn how the American Alligator is making a comeback from near extinction. Find out how people in the southeastern United States are learning to live with these amazing creatures.

Elephant Seal

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791732

An elephant seal has a thick layer of blubber that keeps it from freezing in cold northern waters. This protective layer of blubber was prized by hunters who killed so many elephant seals that there were fewer than 100 left alive. Discover how government leaders and others took action to save these sea mammals from extinction.

Zebra Mussel

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793439

Zebra Mussels are known for their striped shells and clingy habits. These natives of Europe and Asia traveled to North America in by ship. Learn more about why the zebra mussel poses a threat to native animals and the health of North American waterways.

Marine Biologist

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797345

Describes the requirements, education, and duties associated with becoming a Marine biologist. Includes profiles of prominent pioneers in the study of marine biology.

Australian Spotted Jellyfish

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797529

Swarms of the dinner-plate-size invasive Australian Spotted Jellyfish have been reported from East Texas to Florida in the Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic coastlines of Florida and South Carolina. These creatures present a major threat to the shrimp fishery. Readers will be introduced to the concepts of invasive species and challenged to think critically about the cause, effect, and control of dangerous creatures.

From Sharks to... Swimsuits

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805865

Learn how sharkskin has helped scientists create more effective swimsuits.

Blue Sharks

Tammy Kennington (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314421

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about blue sharks, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Bottlenose Dolphins

Elizabeth Thomas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624316227

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about bottlenose dolphins, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Bull Sharks

Tammy Kennington (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314438

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about bull sharks, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Goblin Sharks

Elizabeth Thomas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314445

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about goblin sharks, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Jellyfish

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624316241

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about jellyfish, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Mako Sharks

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624314476

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about mako sharks, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Octopuses

Elizabeth Thomas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624316258

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about octopus, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.

Penguins

Tammy Kennington (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624316296

This book takes readers on a journey under the sea to discover the fascinating facts about penguins, including physical features, habitat, life cycle, food, and more. Photos, captions, and keywords supplement the narrative of this informational text, while additional search tools--including a glossary and an index--help students locate and review important information.