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The Oxygen Cycle

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833333

Introduces the oxygen cycle and its impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how oxygen is created and used, what happens when it combines with other elements, and how human activities have impacted the cycle. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

The Plant Life Cycle

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833340

Introduces the plant life cycle. Readers will gain insight into the journey from seed to plant, why plants are important to living things, and how pollution can damage plants. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

A Lake in Winter

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826106

Engage readers with a story of what happens to a lake in winter. Readers are introduced to different animals and plants that live in lakes and learn how they survive the winter. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

Monarch Butterfly Migration

Rebecca Hirsch (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731788

Explains how monarch butterflies live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists the different types of migrations animals make.

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Sophia Gholz (author) Kayla Harren (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138421

As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

Badger's Perfect Garden

Marsha Diane Arnold (author) Ramona Kaulitzki (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138339

It's springtime and Badger is ready to plant the perfect garden. He has spent months gathering and sorting seeds. It's been a lot of work but it's worth it. His friends Red Squirrel, Dormouse, and Weasel come to help. They weed. They rake. And finally they plant. Afterward, everyone celebrates, and Badger can already imagine the perfect rows of flowers and vegetables. But then a rainstorm comes and washes away the beautiful seeds. Badger's perfect garden is ruined. Or is it? Author Marsha Diane Arnold's gentle story will encourage young readers to think beyond plans and expectations and imagine the wonderful possibilities that may occur when life and nature have other ideas.

Water Cycle

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750791

Water moves and changes from liquid, to solid, to vapor! Learn about the different states of water, the water cycle, all the ways we use water, and how we can save water in this informative science reader. Easy-to-read text paired with vibrant images keep students engaged from cover to cover. This reader also includes instructions for an engaging science activity where students can observe the water cycle over time. A helpful glossary and index are also included for additional support.

Landslides

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963094

In Landslides, early fluent readers learn what happens in a landslide and about the conditions that cause the earth to give way. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest landslides and how to help prevent them. An infographic illustrates locations that are historically susceptible to landslides, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about landslides using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Landslides also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Europe

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031521

Although its the second smallest continent on Earth, Europe has the third largest population. Rich in history, literature, and art, European culture has been a far-reaching influence all over the globe. Give students the opportunity to discover how Europe stands out in this fascinating title!

Bones

Christine Dugan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433394850

What helps you stand up strong? What keeps you from flopping like a noodle on the floor? What gives your body its shape and protects your heart and brain? It is your bones, of course! Read all about them in this colorful, engaging title.

Dust Storms

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964442

In Dust Storms, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that lead to and result from catastrophic dust storms. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest dust storms and what they can do to protect themselves from these disasters. An infographic illustrates areas of the world at risk for dust storms, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about dust storms using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Dust Storms also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Centipedes

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681030623

This many-legged insect has been around for nearly 400 million years. Creepy crawly centipedes share roots with lobsters, shrimp, and crayfish. Scurry along in this informative title for beginning readers.

Does a Camel Cook Spaghetti?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054229

How animals and humans get food and feed themselves is explored in this Think About title.

Rockin' Rocks

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617849770

Dig into the world of geology with the Rock On! series! Rockin' Rocks introduces readers to what rocks are and how they form. Chapters build concepts from the ground up, from atoms, elements, and minerals to Earth's layers, tectonic plates, and the three classes of rock. Real-world examples like the Grand Canyon, Devils Tower, and Arches National Park bring to life igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock. Full-color photographs will draw in readers while the easy-to-read text breaks down complex concepts. A colorful diagram of the rock cycle ties everything together while an at-home experiment provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Winter

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034683

Chilling winds rush in through an open doorway. Snow swirls in the air. Winter has arrived! Animals grow thick coats to guard from the frigid temperatures, and people bundle up in parkas and hats. Many trees and plants grow dormant. This title highlights the drastic changes of the Northern Hemisphere during winter.

Maple Trees

Rebecca Stromstad Glaser (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960222

Describing parts of a maple tree, this photo-illustrated nature walk guide shows very young readers how to identify maple trees. Includes photo glossary and labeled diagram.

Lampreys to Robots

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140738

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Lampreys to Robots, readers will discover how the invention of robots were inspired by the lamprey. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Birds to Aircraft

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140684

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Birds to Aircraft, readers will discover how the invention of the aircraft was inspired by the flight of birds. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Kingfishers to Bullet Trains

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140691

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Kingfishers to Bullet Trains, readers will discover how the invention of bullet trains were modeled after the face of kingfisher birds. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Woodpeckers to Helmets

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140707

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Woodpeckers to Helmets, readers will discover how the invention of helmets were inspired by woodpeckers. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Cat Claws to Thumbtacks

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140714

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Cat Claws to Thumbtacks, readers will discover how the invention of thumbtacks were inspired by cat claws. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Porcupine Quills to Needles

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140721

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Porcupine Quills to Needles, readers will discover how the invention of needles were inspired by the porcupine quills. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Burrs to Velcro

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140660

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Burrs to Velcro, readers will discover how the invention of velcro was inspired by the mechanics of burrs. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Cat's Eyes to Reflectors

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140677

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Cat's Eyes to Reflectors, readers will discover how the invention of reflectors were inspired by the mechanics of a cat's eye. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Wildebeest Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035611

As wildebeest make their way from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara plains in Kenya, their hooves leave a scent trail for any who get lost along the way. These nomads welcome their neighboring zebras and gazelles, knowing there is strength in numbers. Readers can join the millions of travelers crossing the plains of Africa in this title about wildebeest migration.