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An Ocean Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490852

Dive into the deep open Pacific Ocean and discover how animals and plants survive in an interconnected food web in this illustrated narrative nonfiction. Just below the surface of the ocean, millions of plants and animals flourish. From the microscopic phytoplankton to the giant blue whale, life comes in all shapes and sizes. Vibrant artwork illustrates the link between producers, consumers, and apex predators while carefully leveled text weaves a cohesive story that explains the importance of each element in the ecosystem.

Tornadoes

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490302

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about tornadoes. When a big, supercell storm forms and the clouds start to spin, a funnel takes shape. Discover how a tornado is created and where to find a safe shelter. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts and features about tornadoes.

Floods

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490289

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about floods. When it rains, it pours! Too much rain overflows a river, causing a flood. When sandbags don’t work, discover how floodwaters can knock down a person—and even float a car! Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about floods and the impact they have.

Earthquakes

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490272

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about earthquakes. Shake. Tremble. Crack. When the earth quakes, it’s time to take cover and hold on. Earthquakes happen all the time, but the extreme ones make the ground break and buildings crumble. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about these quakes and how scientists measure the shaking.

Blizzards

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490265

Excite early readers about science and weather with a low-level search-and-find reader about blizzards. Brr. You don’t want to be caught in this snow storm. With turbulent winds, colossal drifts, and teeth-chattering cold temperatures, blizzards can quickly become extreme winter weather. Using a search-and-find framework, emergent readers learn simple facts about blizzards, including snowflakes formation and whiteouts.

Porcupines

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515007

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Porcupines that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Caribou

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514987

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Caribou that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Mountain Lions

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514994

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Mountain Lions that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

American Bison

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514949

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to American Bison that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Armadillos

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514956

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Armadillos that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Bald Eagles

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514963

This photo illustrated book will introduce young readers to Bald Eagles that live in North America. Explains their history, life cycle, habitat, and feeding habits. Includes a photo diagram, glossary, further resources, and index.

Trek the Rain Forest

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513485

This beginning reader takes young people to some of the world’s most exotics rain forests! Using text aimed at emergent readers, each book also features vocabulary specific to its place in the world. Colorful photos make exploring fun!

Explore a Cave

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681513508

This beginning reader takes young people into deep, dark underground caves! Using text aimed at emergent readers, each book also features vocabulary specific to its place in the world. Colorful photos make exploring fun!

How Animals Hide

Karen L. Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533351

A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes how different animals hide from other animals by looking like their background, changing their physical appearance, and by altering their movement. Includes comprehension activity.

Do You Really Want to Walk in the Dark?

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510729

Two boys walk home in the dark after their flashlight goes out and learn about light, light sources, and properties of light. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Skate on Thin Ice?

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510705

Two children go ice skating, fall through thin ice, and once they are safely home, they learn more about how matter changes state from solid to liquid to gas. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Wolf?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510675

A girl visits Yellowstone National Park and observes a wolf packs behavior in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet an Owl?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510668

After learning about several species of an owl, a boy goes to the wilderness nearby to observe owls behavior in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Create a Mudslide?

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510699

Two children try to create a mudslide on a playground and then learn about the dangers of real mudslides, as well as how wind, water, and ice erosion can shape the land. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Camel?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510637

A girl travels to the Gobi Desert, joins a group of photographers who are studying wild camels, and learns how camels have adapted to the desert and how they behave in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Hippopotamus?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510644

A boy travels to Africa, observes hippopotamuses in the wild, and learns how dangerous they can be when defending their herds. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Tornado!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539988

This photo-illustrated book describes tornados, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones. Explains how tornados are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to tornados. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Earthquake!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539957

This photo-illustrated book describes how earthquakes happen, how quakes affect people, and highlights some historic earthquakes. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to quakes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Wildfire!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539995

This photo-illustrated book describes wildfires, including forest fires, grass fires, and bush fires. Explains how these fires are started, what conditions create a crisis, and steps taken to put fires out. Also includes information on staying safe and preventing wildfires. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Hurricane!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539971

This photo-illustrated book describes hurricanes, or as they are known in other parts of the world, cyclones and typhoons. Explains how hurricanes are formed, how they are predicted, what can be done to stay safe in areas prone to hurricanes. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.