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My Teeth Are Sharp and Pointy (Sawfish)

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781944102951

What has a strong tail, gray skin, a long snout, and sharp teeth? If you guessed a sawfish, you’re right! This book introduces early readers to a mystery animal by describing its features, one by one, using short simple sentences and eye-popping full-color photos. At the end of the book, the secret animal is revealed across a colorful, two-page spread. Young children will love showing off their beginning reading skills as they learn about this dazzling collection of wild and wonderful zoo animals—one clue at a time! Fast facts and habitat maps at the end of the book provide children with key information about the zoo animal. The clear text, clever design, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.

Platypus

Jessica Rudolph (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023189

What’s that furry mammal with a bill? It’s a platypus! Beginning readers will learn all about these strange yet wonderful creatures in this delightful title. They will also learn basic information about platypuses, including how they catch food by picking up electrical signals and how they lay eggs! Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

Axolotl

Dawn Bluemel Oldfield (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684023158

What’s that odd-looking salamander that never leaves the water? It’s an axolotl! Beginning readers will learn all about these strange yet wonderful creatures in this delightful title. They will also learn basic information about axolotls, including what they eat and the story behind their long, feathery gills. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers.

Matamata

E. Merwin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025220

What’s that animal with a wide, flat head and a bumpy shell? It’s a matamata. Beginning readers will learn all about these strange yet wonderful creatures in this delightful title. They will also learn basic information about matamatas, including how these big turtles use their nose like a snorkel. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers. Matamata is part of Bearport’s Even Weirder and Cuter series.

Beach Fleas and Other Tiny Sand Animals

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025077

Boing! Boing! Boing! If you disturb a piece of seaweed on the beach, you might get to see dozens of tiny creatures leaping into the air—beach fleas! Peek under a piece of driftwood and you might spot a beach wolf spider waiting for a chance to hunt. And what’s that little dip in the sand? It’s a cunning trap excavated by a hungry antlion to catch its next meal. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about tiny beach creatures and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, how sea slaters help keep beaches clean, and what an antlion does with its prey’s body once it has sucked it dry. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Beach Fleas and Other Tiny Sand Animals is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Bloodworms and Other Wriggly Beach Dwellers

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025022

Hidden from view under the sand, a hunter is searching for a meal. It’s a hungry bloodworm and it has spotted a tiny crab. Suddenly, an alien-like proboscis shoots from its head revealing four sharp fangs. The worm injects venom into its prey, paralyzing and killing the little crab. Then the bloodworm slurps up the crab’s soft insides! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about bloodworms, lugworms, and other wriggly beach creatures and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, whether a bloodworm really has metal fangs, and how a sand mason worm builds a long tube to be its home. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Bloodworms and Other Wriggly Beach Dwellers is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Harbor Seals

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025060

It’s a hot, summer day at the seashore. The beach is covered with hundreds of sunbathers. Every now and again, some of them splash into the water to find a fishy snack. The beach visitors aren’t people—they’re harbor seals! They have come ashore to rest and to sun themselves. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about harbor seals and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, what is hauling out and galumphing, and how a harbor seal catch its food. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Harbor Seals is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Hermit Crabs

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025039

Whack! Smack! Thump! On a hot sandy beach, two hermit crabs are wrestling. The crabs are fighting over a large empty snail shell. First one crab grabs the shell, then the other pulls it away. The fighters roll over and over in the sand. What’s so special about the shell? Each of the crabs wants the shell as its new home! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about hermit crabs and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, why hermit crabs need to regularly change their shells, and what’s about to happen when a group of hermit crabs lines up on the sand. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Hermit Crabs is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Rock Stars

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025046

At the beach, there are tide pools surrounded by rocks. The rocks are covered with millions of tiny shells. Inside the shells are small animals—the rock stars! When the tide comes in, the rocks and shells disappear beneath the water. Then it’s time for the tide pool rock stars to come to life. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about tide pool animals and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, how a limpet stays firmly stuck to a rock, and why tiny barnacles have trap doors in their shells. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Rock Stars: Limpets, Barnacles, and Whelks is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

Seagulls

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781684025053

A little fishing boat is chugging toward the shore. It’s being chased by a squawking flock of seagulls. The birds swoop down to the water to greedily grab the fish scraps thrown from the boat. When their fishy feast is over, the gulls fly back to the beach to continue feeding. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about seagulls and their seashore habitat, but also develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Children will investigate, for example, how seagulls defend their territories and use vomit to keep their chicks safe from predators. Get ready for a fun and interesting day at the beach! Seagulls is part of Bearport’s A Day at the Beach series.

En el acuario (At the Aquarium)

Dianne Irving (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756304

Learn all about calculating volume at the aquarium and measuring weight and length in this Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book! Aquarium designers need to understand volume in order to make the best tanks for marine animals. Volume helps them determine how much water to put in a tank and how much food to feed the animals. Readers will learn about this and more, all while practicing volume calculation and mathematical formulas in a practical and fun way! With the help of easy-to-read informational text, clear mathematical charts, text features such as a glossary and index, and an engaging story, readers will build confidence in their cubic measurement and STEM skills.

Todo sobre los tiburones (All About Sharks)

John Lockyer (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756144

Practice measurement, unit conversion, and algebraic thinking while learning all about sharks in this Spanish-translated nonfiction e-book! From dwarf dogfish to whale sharks, Spanish readers will be fascinated by these marine creatures as they improve their mathematical and STEM skills. Measurements and various units for length, weight, speed, and even the amount of liquid consumed by a whale shark, are concepts addressed in this easy-to-read informational text. With exciting images, simple practice problems, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and text features such as a glossary and index, this e-book will leave readers more confident in their measurement skills, encouraging them to measure things in their daily lives as well!

Sea Life

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399671

From tide pools to the ocean, the sea is filled with amazing life forms! Early readers will be engaged from beginning to end with informational text, vivid photos, and a picture glossary of marine animals.

Sea Creatures

Lori Barker (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399398

Readers will learn about unique creatures of the deep while completing engaging practice problems to familiarize themselves with functional equations, equivalent equations, inequalities, and algebraic expression. Featuring eye-catching images of marine animals, engaging practice problems, easy-to-read text, STEM themes, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and an accessible glossary and index, this title will engage students and simplify advanced mathematical concepts!

At the Aquarium

Dianne Irving (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433394065

Learn all about calculating volume at the aquarium! Aquarium workers have to understand volume to design the best tanks for marine animals. Volume helps them determine how much water to put in a tank and how much food to feed the animals. Readers will learn about this and more, all while practicing volume calculation and mathematical formulas in a practical and fun way! With the help of eye-catching images, easy-to-read text, simple practice problems, clear mathematical charts, and an engaging story, this text will leave readers entertained and confident in their cubic measurement and STEM skills.

Life in the Ocean Layers

John Lockyer (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433391545

Practice measurement while learning about marine ecology and life in the ocean layers! There are so many animals living in the vast oceans of our planet! Not only does this title teach readers how to measure marine life by grams, feet, inches, and other similar units of measurement, but it teaches them how to measure ocean water using Celsius and Fahrenheit. Using familiar and unfamiliar units of measurement in an unfamiliar territory challenges readers to expand their measurement and STEM skills. Exciting images, simple practice problems, easy-to-read text, clear mathematical charts and diagrams, and an accessible glossary all help children advance their mathematical skills.

Endangered Animals of the Sea

William B. Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383533

There are millions of animals that call the ocean home. Some of these animals are in danger. Learn about marine animals that are at risk of becoming endangered and what people and activists like Jacques Cousteau have done to help. Readers will learn about the causes of engangered animals, including pollution and overfishing and learn steps they can do to help the conservation and preservation of these beautiful animals and sea life. Through vibrant images, informational text, stunning facts, a glossary of terms, and a list of additional resources, readers are sure to be engaged and inspired to help out these animals in any way they can.

Demons of the Deep

Timothy J. Bradley (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383380

This fascinating nonfiction book will allow elementary readers to discover the dangerous and strange creatures of the deep ocean. Readers come along on deep sea exploration to learn about marine animals they may have never heard of, including gulper eels, yeti crabs, and deep-sea lizardfish. With detailed stunning photos and images, informational text, a glossary of terms, and intriguing facts, children will be excited to learn about these unbelievable predators.

Incredible Invertebrates

Debra J. Housel (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380198

Did you know that most animals in the world don't have backbones? Learn more about invertebrates in this engaging nonfiction book. Readers will learn all about mollusks, arthropods, arachnids, and crustaceans while being stimulated from cover to cover with its detailed images and charts, intriguing facts, and informative text.

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.

Super Simple Wetland Projects: Fun & Easy Animal Environment Activities

Carolyn Bernhardt (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784442

Learn about wetland habitats with Super Simple Wetland Projects! Kids will discover what plants and animals live in wetlands and read about wetland food chains. Then, they will learn how to create a mini pond, make a giant firefly that glows, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle 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. Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Eugenie Clark

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784329

All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Eugenie Clark book, kids will follow her on her journey to become an undersea expert. From shark diving to discovering new fish, Clark taught about ocean conservation and protecting shark habitats. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Animales babosos (Slimy Animals )

Teddy Borth (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026249

Slimy Animals showcases the oozing, mucus-producing animals. This title shows examples of slugs, eels, frogs, octopuses, and more. It also discusses what they feel like to touch, how some animals use slime for travel, and how others use it for defense. With easy text and colorful images showing a variety of animals, young readers will gain a better understanding of our gooey friends. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.