After the dead of winter, spring is sprung, and the world comes to life! Flowers bloom, animals wake from their long slumbers, and children splash in puddles as the sun warms the air. This bright read will refresh young readers as they learn about the sights, sounds, and activities of spring!
A group of river otters is on the lookout for a new home, and they aren’t about to start from scratch! These critters often crawl their way into the abandoned burrows of their riverside neighbors. Swim along with river otters as they paddle their way through the freshwaters of North America in this informative title.
Just because they live in water doesn’t mean sea creatures don’t need a good cleaning. Luckily, the angelfish is perfect for the job! These helpful fish rid their neighbors of pesky parasites. It’s like a “swim-by” cleaning service! Young readers will marvel over this colorful title about angelfish.
With home ranges stretching across miles of frozen land, mountains, and dense forests, wolverines wander alone searching for their next meaty meal. These fearless fighters of the northern forests will claw and slash at anyone or anything that steps in their path. Grab some snow boots and brave the tundra with these scavengers of the north!
Summer is the season when life thrives! Plants are in full bloom, animals roam freely, and the sky becomes bright blue. Summer is the time to relax and soak in the sunshine. This hot title will help young readers kick back and learn about how wildlife, people, and the weather change in summertime!
As squirrels cram acorns into their cheeks, crisp leaves drift to the ground. Above, geese honk as they travel south. The sights and sounds of fall are upon us! In the Northern Hemisphere, fall is the time to celebrate the year’s bounty and prepare for the cold of winter. Marvel over the rich colors, interesting animal habits, and wholesome traditions in this title.
An eel pokes its head out of the sand. This slippery sea creature is looking for food! When a tempting morsel swims by, the eel uses its two sets of jaw to clamp down on its latest meal. This title for beginning readers offers many fascinating facts about eels.
Blue jays often get a bad rap for being the bullies of the songbird world, but there’s a lot more to these beautiful birds than meets the eye. They stay safe and sound by mimicking the songs and sounds of their forest homes. Going hungry is a rare concern as they stuff their beaks and throat pouches with up to four acorns at one time! The sky’s the limit with this colorful read about blue jays.
Moths are like the butterflies of the night. Their scale-covered wings carry them from plant to plant in search of sweet nectar. There’s a lot to learn about these dark-winged insects in this fact-filled book for beginning readers!
Predators turn up their noses when they come across the black and orange of the milkweed bug. These foul-tasting critters have found the perfect defense from becoming someone’s lunch! Unlike the effects of their black and orange colors, this book is sure to keep beginning readers coming back for more!
Many people hate the quiet whine of a mosquito buzzing around their head. But you may be surprised to learn that females are the only mosquitoes who suck blood. Itching to find out why? Young readers will find out this and so much more in this book about mosquitoes!
Cock-a-doodle-doo! The rooster’s call brings the farm to life. Hens and chicks cluck as they wait for the farmer to bring breakfast. Young readers are introduced to a chicken’s life in the barnyard in this book for young readers.
A cow’s work is never done! After a morning spent grazing, the cow waits for the farmer to collect her milk. Will it be made into ice cream or cheese? Young readers will learn about the life of a cow in this book about the favorite farm animal.
Unlike those in the wild, farm turkeys are round, plump, and unable to fly. Their heavy bodies keep them in their pens where they are safe and sound. Young readers will gobble up this fact-filled book about turkeys on the farm.
After a frenzied feeding from the farmer, the duck flock heads to the pond. In the water, ducks stay nice and dry thanks to their waterproof feathers! Dive into the world of ducks on the farm with this book for beginning readers.
Goats have quite the appetite! They eat everything from hay and weeds to even the toughest twigs. Young readers will eat up this fact-rich book about goats on the farm.
A pig’s snout does much more than wiggle and snort! This familiar feature is a tool used to root for insects and plants in the ground. Readers will learn about snouts and so much more in this book about pigs on the farm.
Horses on the farm are hard-working companions! Whether they are herding cattle home or plowing through fields, farmers rely on these strong mammals to keep the farm running smoothly. Beginning readers can saddle up and get ready to learn all about horses in this low-level title.
By the time spring rolls around, a sheep’s wool surrounds its body like a thick, fluffy cloud. Then, in a matter of minutes, the farmer’s shears give the sheep its summer haircut! There’s so much to learn about sheep on the farm in this book for beginning readers.
Burmese cats dress well for their body type. You might not guess that sturdy bodies are hiding underneath silky coats. This book will spark curiosity about cats and show elementary readers that Burmese cats are much more than balls of fluff.
An eagle will soar to great heights to build its nest in a tall tree or high cliff. It needs a safe place to care for its eaglets until they are ready for flight. Young children will watch eaglets change from fluffy and flightless to deadly raptors! Blastoff! Series
Farm dogs have keen senses that help them know when danger is near. They protect other farm animals from becoming prey. Beginning readers will learn how farm dogs help out on the farm. Blastoff! Series
Many shrimp can light up and squirt bright clouds from their bodies to scare away predators! Beginning readers will discover what shrimp look like and how they move and eat. Blastoff! Series
If you looked out on your backyard right now, chances are you would see a squirrel. These common little animals are famous for gathering and storing nuts or approaching humans in the hopes of getting something to nibble. Students will learn all about the foods squirrels eat, what they look like, and how they make their homes in our backyards. Blastoff! Series
Baby skunks can be described as “little stinkers” because their ability to spray starts young. Still, baby skunks are closer to furballs than stink bombs. Readers just starting out can get up close to these fluffy little ones without having to plug their noses.