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Reptiles

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964848

In Reptiles, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a reptile, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about reptiles online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Reptiles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Anfibios

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965265

In Amphibians, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of an amphibian, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about amphibians online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Amphibians also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Aves

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965272

In Birds, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a bird, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about birds online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Birds also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Birds is part of Jump!’s Animal Classification series.

Insectos

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965289

In Insects, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of an insect, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about insects online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Insects also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Mamíferos

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965296

In Mammals, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a mammal, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about mammals online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mammals also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Peces

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965302

In Fish, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a fish, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about fish online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Fish also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Reptiles

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965319

In Reptiles, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a reptile, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about reptiles online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Reptiles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Paddle Perch Climb: Bird Feet are Neat

Laurie Ellen Angus (author) Laurie Ellen Angus (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696216

Meet the feet that help birds eat! You can learn a lot about a bird just by looking at its feet. The size, shape, and type give you important clues about where a bird lives, how it moves, and what it eats. Discover seven birds, each with a different type of foot, including a roadrunner with strong legs and feet running across the desert to snag a lizard for lunch, a cardinal with flexible toes perching on a branch to pick berries, and a heron with long legs and toes wading through a river to search for fish. Bright, bold illustrations and simple text invite children to guess what birds will be revealed on successive pages. But look out! Predators are lurking, and they’re hungry, too! "Fun Foot Facts," food chains, bird watching tips, and more are presented in Explore More for Kids, Teachers, and Parents in the back of the book.

I Am the Rain

John Paterson (author)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696186

"Because of me the land is green. I’m why the sky is blue. All of life depends on me. I'm even part of you." Lyrical verses present water in its many colors, shapes, and forms as it follows its natural cycle through the seasons. From rain to rivers, from fog to thunderheads, from snowflakes to ocean waves - water is always changing. Along the way, water speaks for itself, connecting deeply with readers. The evocative illustrations highlight water’s many moods. "I can show you rainbows/ in mist or morning dew/ I can be a muddy flood/or a pool of aqua blue." Teachers and parents will appreciate the Explore More section in the back of the book that includes "The Science Behind the Poetry," STEM activities, water conservation tips, and more.

Over on a Desert: Somewhere in the World

Marianne Berkes (author), Jill Dubin (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696315

Deserts are full of surprises! An amazing array of animals calls this driest place on Earth their home. Through rhythm and rhyme, children meet a new animal on every page. They won’t be able to resist getting in on all the action as animal parents teach their babies how to live in this unusual place - camels kneel, armadillos dig, dingoes sniff, and jerboas jump. Cut paper collages capture the subtle beauty of the desert and also "hide" more animals for young eyes to find. Additional information, a world map, and tips from the author give parents and teachers all they need to make learning fun. One part song, one part story, and one part sheer delight!

He's Your Daddy: Ducklings, Joeys, Kits, and More

Charline Profiri (author), Andrea Gabriel (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696278

“If you were an animal—wild or tame, would you know your daddy’s name?” Every page answers this question with a different animal. Meet a joey riding piggy-back whose daddy is a sugar glider, a calf whose daddy is a towering giraffe, and a tiny fry floating next to its seahorse daddy. Children will be delightfully surprised by the animal in the middle of the book, and dads will especially appreciate the scene on the last page. Rhyming verses describe animal characteristics, and watercolor illustrations capture the feeling of all the different habitats, making every page a teachable moment. Additional animal information and matching game in the back of the book extends the learning.

The Life Cycle of a Chicken

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144509

Roosters attract hens by strutting around and showing off their brilliant feathers. This book introduces children to the cycle of a chicken's life, explaining how a chick hatches from an egg and develops into an adult. Blastoff! Series

Leaves

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611813593

Great for early fall when the leaves are turning colors.

Birds

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536192

An introduction to what characteristics animals in the birds animal class have and how they fit into the animal kingdom.

Toy Deer of the Florida Keys

Dorothy Francis (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848159

Uses a fictional story of a boy's visit to his grandfather's house in the Florida Keys to discuss the behavior and habitat of the small deer that have lived there for hundreds of years.

What's New with Mr. Pizooti?

Barbara Kupetz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848227

When Matt has to do a science project about recycling, he talks to his neighbor, Mr. Pizooti, an Italian immigrant called the "King of Recycling" because he is always coming up with new ways to reuse discarded objects.

The Outrageous Animal Record Book

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847848

The world is filled with animals, but which is the biggest, the smallest, the fastest, the slowest, and the loudest?

The Whooping Crane

Bonnie Graves (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848241

Megan learns about the life cycle, physical characteristics, and habitat of the whooping crane, and also about the many dangers that are forcing the bird to near-extinction. The book provides factual information about the natural history of the whooping crane through the fictional story of a sixteen-day-old whooping crane chick.

The American Alligator

Dorothy Francis (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613846988

This book uses a story about a boy's visit to Florida to describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and survival techniques of the American alligator.

The Elephant's Ancestors

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847251

This story describes what has happened to the elephant's ancestors, Mastodons and the mammoths, and what could happen to the elephant if it is unable to adapt to life changes.

Great Eagle and Small One

Ralph Moisa Jr. (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847404

After the Creator throws a lightning bolt and injures Great Eagle's foot and feathers, Small Eagle helps his friend by providing fish to eat until Great Eagle's spirit is able to heal both body and soul.

Explore Antarctica

Rebecca Sjonger, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427163837

Antarctica is one of the most desolate and fascinating continents on Earth! In Explore Antarctica, kids are taken on a journey through this continents chilly geography, exploring its mountains, peninsula, seas, and mile-thick layer of ice. Kids will be thrilled to learn about why Antarctica receives six months each of sunlight and darkness every year, the beautiful animals that live in Antarctica, the ground-breaking Antarctic Treaty, and the amazing findings of researchers studying this little-known continent.

Super Rats

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967108

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the powerful strength of rat teeth. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the special biological adaptions that make rats one of nature’s superheroes. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about rats using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Super Rats also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

My Yard

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441980

Danny enjoys spending time outside with nature, his friends and his family. In the title from our newest nonfiction series In My Yard, Danny explores his yard, discovering other animals who call it their home too.

The Robins In My Yard

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625442000

A robin in Danny’s yard makes a nest, lays eggs, and begins a family. Read along to learn about robins.