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How High up the Mountain? Mountain Animal Habitats

Monika Davies (author) Romina Marti (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514710

Explore the regions of mountain habitats and the animals that live there, from the foothills all the way up to the mountain peaks. Comparisons to familiar objects give perspective and illustrated rulers show numeric distances. Includes a map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Cheetah?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514727

A child travels to Africa to go on a safari to look for a cheetah in the wild, learns how they catch their prey, and observes how fast they can run. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Chimpanzee?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514734

A child visits Africa and goes on a safari to observe chimpanzees in the wild. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Fox?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514741

A child goes outdoors in North America in the winter to observe a fox's behavior in the wild and learn about its hunting habits. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Weasel?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514758

A child goes to the nearby wilderness in North America to observe a weasel's behavior in the wild and learn about its habits as a predator. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet an Anteater?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514765

A child travels to Brazil, observes an anteater's behavior in the wild, and learns about its eating and survival habits. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet an Octopus?

Cari Meister (author) Daniele Fabbri (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514772

A child travels to Australia, observes a blue-ringed octopus in the ocean, and learns about its eating habits. This illustrated narrative nonfiction book includes a range map, glossary, and further resources.

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.

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.

Stingrays

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538882

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous stingray. Readers learn how these ocean animals use the stinger on their tails to defend against predators. Also explains the threat of these stings to humans and what to do when they are encountered.

Sea Turtle

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532675

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of an sea turtle from mating and birth to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

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.

Lions

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536437

Presents information about lions, their habitats, and their special features, including their impressive manes.

Penguin

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532668

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a penguin from mating and laying eggs to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing 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 Burn Your Toast?

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510736

Two children cook food for their parents and learn about the science of heat, and how energy transfers to cook food. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Badger?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510620

A boy goes to a prairie to look for a badger in the wild and observes how they hunt. Includes range map, glossary, 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.

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 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 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.

12 Super-Dangerous Animals You Need to Know

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432302

Features 12 super-dangerous animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits that make each animal dangerous.

Blizzard!

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607539940

This photo-illustrated book describes what a makes a winter storm a blizzard, how blizzards affect people, and highlights some historic blizzards. Includes information on keeping safe if living in an area prone to winter storms. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.