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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 symmetry in nature?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194978

Mathematicians say that symmetry has to be identical parts, but nature is never truly identical. However it is far more interesting than geometric shapes! Reading this book, children will become aware of the balance of things in nature. They will delight at amazing photographs of butterflies, beetles, leaves and flowers, fruit, sea creatures, and children. This book will show how a person with arms outstretched has five-fold symmetry like a sea star, and if you drew a circle around his or her body in that position, the navel would be at its center.

Fibonacci Zoo

Tom Robinson (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628555806

When Eli and his father visit an unusual zoo, they count the creatures in each exhibit. Eli sees one alligator, then one bison, and next two camels. Soon a number pattern emerges and Eli thinks he can predict how many animals will be in the next exhibit. Explore the zoo with Eli as he runs ahead to test his hypothesis.

Great Divide, The

Suzanne Slade (author), Erin E. Hunter (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185390

Animals, like people, enjoy spending time with their friends and family. Many groups of animals have their own unique names. Did you know group of gorillas is a called a band? And a bunch of billy goats is a tribe? Following in the footsteps of Multiply on the Fly (multiplication), What's New at the Zoo? (addition) and What's the Difference? (subtraction), this rhythmic, fun-to-read-aloud book introduces children to division as they conquer bands, tribes, mobs and more.

Ten for Me

Barbara Mariconda (author), Sherry Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180999

Two friends take off on a butterfly hunt, only to find themselves tangled in a mathematics net! Written in rhyme, award-winning author Barbara Mariconda takes you along as the narrator, Rose, and her friend Ed race to see who can catch the most butterflies on this addition adventure. "How many in all? Let's add them again!" shout the butterfly hunters. Who will win? Ten for Me makes math fun, easy, and entertaining, while adding a touch of the natural world into cross-curricular education.

Multiply on the Fly

Suzanne Slade (author), Erin E. Hunter (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181484

From pirate bugs to spittlebugs to lovely Luna moths, children will love learning about the world's insects in Multiply on the Fly! Following in the footsteps of What's New at the Zoo? and What's the Difference, this rhythmic book teaches multiplication in a way that will make children "bug" you for more. Teeming with fun facts, readers will multiply with a variety of insects, including daring dragonflies, hungry honeybees, and stealthy walking sticks.

One Wolf Howls

Scotti Cohn (author), Susan Detwiler (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180579

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a wolf? What would you do in the cold winter months? Where would you sleep? What would you eat? Spend a year in the world of wolves in One Wolf Howls. This adventurous children's book uses the months of the year and the numbers 1 through 12 to introduce children to the behavior of wolves in natural settings. The lively, realistic illustrations of Susan Detwiler complement the rhyming text and bring each month to life. From January to December, howl, frolic, and dance, while learning important lessons page-by-page! The "For Creative Minds" learning section includes a "Wolf Communications Matching" and "Wolf Calendar" activity.

Count Down to Fall

Fran Hawk (author), Sherry Neidigh (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180593

Count backwards from 10 to 1 during one of the most colorful times of year: fall. Learn about the bright, colorful leaves and the trees from which they fall: aspen, birch, maple, oak, chestnut, linden, pine, beech, dogwood, and sweet gum. Watch the animals frolicking in the crisp, autumn air as they get ready for the approaching cold winter. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Plant parts, Leaves--the shape of it all, What Good are Plants?, and Match the Leaves Activity.

Look at Our Patterns

April Barth (author), Loren Mack (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607193098

You can find different kinds of patterns in the world around you. See where we found patterns!

How are they the same?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196637

This fascinating book challenges children to identify similarities and differences in the patterns, textures, and body parts of animals, as well as in the way certain animals begin life, such as hatching from eggs. A fun activity asks young readers to compare illustrations of dinosaurs and identify how they are the same.

What shape is it?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789413

The sun, moon, and Earth are circles and spheres, and the wings of butterflies contain triangles. This book shows amazing examples of shapes found in nature.

Where is it?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789420

This simple book uses wonderfully appealing images in nature to teach children about left and right, on and under, far, near, and beside, inside and outside, and more.

What time is it?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790389

This engaging book looks at human time as well as how time passes in nature. How do animals and plants sense changes in time? What changes do we see in nature throughout a day, month, and year?

Is it big or small?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789376

This introductory book uses brilliant, close up images of plants, animals, and people to help children compare the relative sizes and weights of natural objects.to describe these properties.

Is it the same or different?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789383

Classification is one of the first skills that children need to learn. This fun book asks children to observe different creatures to see what makes them the same and different.

What color is it?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789390

This entertaining new book shows examples in nature that correspond with each color in the rainbow. Children will also learn how to combine certain colors to make new colors.

Gaggle of Geese: Animal Groups on Lakes & Rivers

Alex Kuskowski (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802778

This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together on lakes & rivers. From a colony of frogs to an asylum of loons, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. A quick quiz provides additional reading and learning fun! SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Herd of Deer: Animal Groups in the Forest

Alex Kuskowski (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802761

This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together in the forest. From a sleuth of bears to a parliament of owls, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. A quick quiz provides additional reading and learning fun! SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

School of Fish: Animal Groups in the Ocean

Alex Kuskowski (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802785

This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together in the ocean. From a bloom of jellyfish to a waddle of penguins, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. A quick quiz provides additional reading and learning fun! SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Streak of Tigers: Animal Groups in the Jungle

Alex Kuskowski (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802792

This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together in the jungle. From a congress of lemurs to a tribe of monkeys, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. A quick quiz provides additional reading and learning fun! SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Zeal of Zebras: Animal Groups on an African Safari

Alex Kuskowski (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802808

This educational title explores the various habitats and behavior of animals that live together on an African safari. From a parade of elephants to a bloat of hippos, large photos take children on a journey around the globe to learn about animal groups. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animals. A quick quiz provides additional reading and learning fun! SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Time to Learn about Day & Night

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862823

This title includes full-color photographs and facts on how time relates to the day and night as well as what people and animals do during the day and night.

Time to Learn about Measuring Time

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862830

This title includes full-color photographs and facts on measuring time using calendars, clocks, standard time, and time zones.

Time to Learn about Past, Present & Future

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862847

This title includes full-color photographs and facts on how time relates to the past, present and future as well as what people have done, are doing and will do.

Time to Learn about Seconds, Minutes, & Hours

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862861

This title includes full-color photographs and facts on how time relates to seconds, minutes and hours as well as what people can do in that amount of time.