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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.

La nueva apariencia de Oruga

Emily Humphrey (author) Giusi Capizzi (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641321907

Caterpillar is plain, and the other bugs know it. But everyone is impressed when a big change takes place!

Emperor Penguin Migration

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172104

Follow the emperor penguin's journey across Antarctica in the Marvelous Migrations series. Focused on 21st century content, engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Caribou Migration

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172074

Follow the caribou's journey from its summer to winter home in the Marvelous Migrations series. Focused on 21st century content, engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Las estaciones

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781950825608

In Spanish - descriptive words and photos explain that a change in weather brings on a change of seasons.

La cadena alimenticia de un bosque

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781950825486

In Spanish - young readers are introduced to some of the plants and animals in a forest habitat. They are encouraged to learn more about food chains in a forest, and to draw one of  their own.

Hábitats terrestres

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781950825516

In Spanish - a variety of habitats exist on our planet. Let's further explore what ecosystems are home to the animals of the earth.

Things I Do In The Winter

Taylor Farley (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781949354065

Kids learn early that snow and winter are cold. This title helps beginning read and learn about things we can do during winter.

Landforms and How They Are Made

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632370

Landforms make up our earth. Landforms are underwater and on mountains. They are everywhere we look and make up different habitats. Most are changing everyday.

Land Habitats

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781949354362

A variety of habitats exist on our planet. Let's further explore what ecosystems are home to the animals of the earth.

Food Chain In a Forest

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632073

Young readers are introduced to some of the plants and animals in a forest habitat. They are encouraged to learn more about food chains in a forest and to draw one of  their own.

Food Chain In A Desert

Alan Walker (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632233

Deserts are amazing ecosystems and ecosystems are an intrigal part of STEM. Deserts may have very little water, but they are home to many plants and animals. Young children are introduced to one desert food chain and are encouraged to learn more and draw a food chain of their own. Also see Food Chains In The Forest to help round out this topic.

From Sunshine to Light Bulb

Michael Bright (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118172

What happens when you flip a light switch or press the power button on the TV? Electricity flows to the device and it turns on. Most of us use electrical gadgets all day, every day, without thinking about it. This book follows the journey from source to resource of solar power, one of the most exciting forms of renewable energy today. Readers will learn how electricity is made and collected directly from the sun and how it reaches us to power our modern world. Other sources of energy are also examined, as well as how grids work to move electricity across land and sea, and how it is fed into our homes. Real-world examples look at solar farms, solar furnaces, solar towers, and even solar transportation. With the world's nonrenewable resources such as oil running out, the advantages and disadvantages of solar power as a renewable alternative are discussed.

What Is a Heat Wave?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117502

This informative book shows young readers how and why long periods of hot weather occur, where and when heat waves happen most often, and how extreme heat can be dangerous to people and animals. Readers will also learn about water shortages, droughts, and fire hazards, the equipment that meteorologists use to forecast heat waves, and techniques to stay safe during times of extreme heat.

What Is a Flood?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117496

Floods are natural disasters that can be brought on by severe weather. In this informative title readers will learn about what causes flooding, different types of floods, where they most often occur, flood warnings and alerts, and what we can do before, during, and after floods occur to stay safe.

What Is a Hurricane?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117519

Vibrant, full-color photographs and accessible text help introduce young readers to hurricanes. Readers will learn how warm water and wind combine to form these powerful storms, which parts of the world are most affected and when, and what steps to take to prepare for these severe weather events.

What Is a Blizzard?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117489

Blizzards bring blowing snow, bitter temperatures, and big snow drifts! This cool title introduces young readers to blizzard basics, including how, when, and where blizzards most often occur, how scientists predict blizzards and issue warnings, and what readers can do before, during, and after a blizzard to stay safe.

What Is a Tornado?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117533

What is tornado alley and where in the world is it? Why are tornados called “twisters”? This dynamic title answers these questions and more as readers discover what tornadoes look like, how, when, and where they most often form, how scientists predict and track them, and the safety steps they can take before, during, and after a tornado touches down.

What Is a Thunderstorm?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117526

Dark clouds fill the sky, rain falls hard, lightning flashes, and thunder booms - it's a thunderstorm! In this interesting title young readers will learn thunderstorm basics, including how, when, and where thunderstorms occur, how scientists predict thunderstorms and issue severe weather warnings, and how to prepare for and stay safe before, during, and after a thunderstorm occurs.

Raccoon Family Adventures

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117137

Students will love learning about the way of life of raccoons and the challenges they face as babies and adults. An exciting narrative format supported by fun facts, questions, and activities, tells the story of one of the most adaptable animals on Earth. Raccoons eat almost anything, live in many kinds of habitats, including cities, can climb buildings as well as trees, and are able to change to overcome many challenges. This story follows a raccoon family’s nightly adventures in a forest near a suburban community, as they look for food in both their natural habitat and people’s back yards. What other animals will they meet? Readers will be asked to write about their own experiences with these cute but often challenging animals.

Fox Family Adventures

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117144

Students will love learning about the way of life of foxes and the challenges they face as babies and adults. There are gray foxes, arctic foxes, fennec foxes, cape foxes, swift foxes, kit foxes, and red foxes. An exciting narrative format supported by fun facts, questions, and activities, tells the story of a red fox family. Found all over the planet, red fox families start with the birth of four to six kits. Born in a den, the baby foxes leave the den with their mothers after two to three weeks and start to play, pounce, and hunt. What adventures will they have? Will they meet some other animals along the way? Readers will love these adorable animals and learn to write their own stories about them.

Protecting Earth's Surface

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116079

Earth's surface is constantly being changed by heat, water, ice, salt, plants, and animals. Sometimes the changes are destructive to human activities such as farming and the building of structures. This interesting title shows the different ways people try to stop or reduce this change in the land. Examples feature such structures as dikes to hold back water and windbreaks, and adding shrubs, grass, and trees to an area of land to prevent erosion. Teacher’s guide available.

Why and where are animals endangered?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176332

Animals are endangered in many kinds of habitats and for different reasons. This intriguing book looks at why some animals have become endangered due to changes in their habitat. Examples include animals in the Arctic that rely on ice for hunting face the challenge of melting ice due to climate change, the populations of animals born only on particular islands and nowhere else are shrinking, and many kinds of ocean animals are being poisoned by water pollution. Ideas are included to encourage readers to help protect these endangered animals and their habitats.

The Four Seasons

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122544

Read about the things that change outdoors with the season, including the hours of sunlight and the temperature.