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Kangaroos

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640005365

This revised edition surveys key aspects of kangaroos, describing the hopping marsupials’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures move around by jumping.

Gorillas

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640005358

This revised edition surveys key aspects of gorillas, describing the great apes’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures do nothing but eat and sleep.

Elephants

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640005341

This revised edition surveys key aspects of elephants, describing the massive mammals’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures have long trunks.

Eagles

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640005334

This revised edition surveys key aspects of eagles, describing the powerful raptors’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why humans respect eagles.

Cheetahs

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640005327

This revised edition surveys key aspects of cheetahs, describing the fast cats’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures have tear lines.

Alligators

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640005310

This revised edition surveys key aspects of alligators, describing the scaly reptiles’ appearance, behaviors, and habitats. A folk tale explains why these creatures dislike dogs.

Lights Out

Marsha Diane Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002272

In a world marred by light pollution, this quest for true darkness is a clarion call to turn out the lights—so that all may see.

A Desert Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490807

Take an illustrated narrative nonfiction journey to the hot southwestern United States and discover how animals and plants in the Sonoran Desert survive in an interconnected food web. A cactus soaks up some sun. A squirrel dashes across the sand. A rattlesnake stalks its next meal. Life in the desert is never boring as animals and plants try to survive in the hot and dry climate. 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.

A Freshwater Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490814

Take an illustrated narrative nonfiction journey to a wetland in the northern United States and discover how animals and plants in a freshwater ecosystem survive in an interconnected food web. Splash! The wetland is home to many water-loving animals. Ducks and frogs munch on bugs and plants, while a heron and snake lurk in the reeds. All animals keep an eye out for the top predator: the bald eagle! 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.

A Grassland Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490821

Take an illustrated narrative nonfiction journey to a North American prairie and discover how animals and plants in a grassland survive in an interconnected food web. The wide-open prairie is home to many grass-grazing herbivores, including the prairie dog and bison. Sneaky predators, like black-footed ferrets and wolves, have to work extra hard to catch their next meal. 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.

A Rainforest Food Web

Cari Meister (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490838

Take an illustrated narrative nonfiction journey to South America and discover how animals and plants in the Amazon Rainforest survive in an interconnected food web. Hot and humid, the Amazon is home to a diverse range of animals and plants. Toucans, monkeys, tapirs, and caimans all thrive in this gigantic rainforest. Watch out for the green anaconda and jaguar! 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.

An Arctic Food Web

Imogen Kingsley (author) Howard Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490845

Journey north to the cold tundra and discover how animals and plants in the Arctic survive in an interconnected food web in this illustrated narrative nonfiction. How do animals and plants survive in the coldest ecosystem on earth? Easy—it’s not always so cold! Highlighting both the summer and winter seasons in the Arctic, elementary readers will explore the animals and plants that thrive in the tundra. 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, which allows some animals to live there year-round.

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.

Spiderwebs

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851671

Explains the process and materials that spiders use to build webs. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps spiders survive in the wild.

Prairie Dog Burrows

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851664

Explains the process and materials that prairie dogs use to build burrows. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps prairie dogs survive in the wild.

Coral Reefs

Kathryn Hulick (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851657

Explains the process and materials that corals use to build reefs. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps corals survive in the wild.

Chimpanzee Nests

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851640

Explains the process and materials that chimpanzees use to build nests. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps chimpanzees survive in the wild.

Bird Nests

Stacy Tornio (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851633

Explains the process and materials that birds use to build nests. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps birds survive in the wild.

Beehives

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851626

Explains the process and materials that bees use to build hives. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps bees survive in the wild.

Beaver Dams

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851619

Explains the process and materials that beavers use to build dams. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps beavers survive in the wild.

Anthills

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641851602

Explains the process and materials that ants use to build anthills. This book’s colorful photos, clear text, and “A Closer Look” feature highlight the engineering that makes this structure such a marvel and helps ants survive in the wild.

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.

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.

Plants!

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632462

This fact-filled book describes all things plants! With terms like species, photosynthesis, life cycle, and habitat, students gain an understanding of how plants have survived on Earth for millions of years.