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Arctic Ocean

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031552

The Arctic Ocean is the smallest ocean in the world. Located on the North Pole, it touches Asia, Europe, and North America. For many months, the sun does not rise over the Arctic, and when summer arrives, the ice barely melts! Young readers will enjoy finding out more about this unfamiliar ocean and its impact on the world.

Los fosiles, hallazgos del pasado (Fossils, Uncovering the Past)

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175074

Examine How The Fossils Document The Appearance, Diversification, And Extinction Of Many Life Forms.

Frogs

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103741

From how a frog's life begins as a tadpole to the transformation into a webbed-footed amphibian, this title gives students all the information they could ever want to learn about frogs. Their habitats, diets, the difference between frogs and toads and the discovery of new species found by scientists around the world are all discussed.

The ABCs of Plants

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197825

Children will love learning about plants and plant parts. Beautiful photographs and artwork in this spectacular ABC book help teach children to identify various plants and find similar examples in their own communities.

Living Wild: Vultures

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601337

A look at vultures, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their bald heads, behaviors, relationships with humans, and persecuted status in the world today.

Earwigs

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600141919

Contrary to their name's suggestion, earwigs do not crawl into people's ears. Earwigs have pinchers on their bodies that they use to fight other earwigs or pick up food. Find out about the other parts of an earwig's body, what earwigs eat, and how earwigs take care of their young. Blastoff! Series

Grizzly Bears

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809319

This book introduces young readers to the grizzly bear, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the grizzly bear's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems and rituals through tales and legends of the American west, to today's status as the official animal of various states. Readers will also learn about the grizzly bear's body, its appearance, size, and various colors. Not all grizzlies are brown! The bear's unique method of reproduction is discussed, as is cub development and life cycle. Readers will discover what grizzlies like to eat, and how much they have to consume in order to sleep most of the year! Also covered is the grizzly's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world the bears live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the grizzly's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with threats to the grizzly's environment, as well as conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Eggs 1, 2, 3

Janet Halfmann (author), Betsy Thompson (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609051914

What will peck and poke, and swim, or fly, or wobble out of each egg? Ten spreads with gatefolds and a dramatic fold-out finale lead young readers from a single penguin egg to an ostrich's clutch of ten. Throughout, kids expand their grasp of nature - animals who hatch from eggs, their birthing environments, and what they're like when newly hatched.

What is Hibernation?

Bobbie Kalman John Crossingham (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789970

Hibernation is one of natures greatest miracles, allowing animals to sleep through periods of extreme cold and heat. Interesting information describes how different animals use body fat to survive, how they can wake themselves up, and how some give birth during hibernation.

Polar Bears

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624013805

Roam the frozen tundra with the polar bear! Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about the polar bear's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, and habitat. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the polar bear'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 polar bear! Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Floods

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992300

This book explains the causes and effects of floods, and how people prepare for and survive floods. Reading Essentials in Science.

Julie the Rockhound

Gail Langer Karwoski (author), Lisa Downey (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180234

When a young girl finds a sparkly rock buried in the dirt and discovers that it cleans to a beautiful quartz crystal, she is fascinated and becomes Julie the Rockhound. Join Julie as her dad shows her how to dig for minerals and explains the wonders of crystal formation. Combining clever wordplay with earth science, young readers learn about Earth's most abundant mineral "treasure."

Amazing Animals: Kangaroos

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600712

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of kangaroos, Australia's iconic marsupials. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why kangaroos jump instead of run.

Amazing Animals: Killer Whales

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600729

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of killer whales, Earth's deadliest dolphins. Also included is a story from folklore explaining the killer whale's creation.

Amazing Animals: Jaguars

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601757

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of jaguars, the largest cats of the Americas. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why jaguars have blurry spots.

Amazing Animals: Leopards

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600736

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of leopards, Earth's fourth-largest cats. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why leopards and baboons don't get along.

Amazing Animals: Moose

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600743

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of moose, Earth's largest deer. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how moose interact with other animals.

Amazing Animals: Komodo Dragons

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601764

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of Komodo dragons, Earth's heaviest lizards. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why Indonesians respect Komodo dragons.

Amazing Animals: Owls

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601771

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of owls, the winged nighttime hunters. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why some owls have big eyes and ears.

Amazing Animals: Pandas

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601788

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of pandas, some of Earth's smallest bears. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why pandas have black-and-white fur.

Amazing Animals: Rhinoceroses

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601795

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of rhinoceroses, the famously horned animals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why rhinos have bumpy skin.

Amazing Animals: Alligators

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600675

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of alligators, some of Earth's largest reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why alligators and dogs don't get along.

Amazing Animals: Bats

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600682

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of bats, Earth's only flying mammals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how bats helped shape the earth.

Amazing Animals: Eagles

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600699

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of eagles, Earth's most widespread birds of prey. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why people respect eagles.

Amazing Animals: Gorillas

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600705

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of gorillas, Earth's largest apes. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why gorillas do little but eat and sleep.