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Animal Ears

Mary Holland (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607184805

Hearing is an important sense for animals’ survival. Ears give animals vital information to help them find food or listen for predators ready to attack. This continuation of Mary Holland’s award-winning Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series features a wide variety of animal ears and how animals use them. Did you know that some animals have ears on their legs? Like the eyes, mouths, legs, and tails featured in previous books, animal ears come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes—a perfect match for each animal’s needs.

Living Things and Nonliving Things: A Compare and Contrast Book

Kevin Kurtz (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559880

Using a wide variety of stunning photographs, author Kevin Kurtz poses thought-provoking questions to help readers determine if things are living or nonliving. For example, if most (but not all) living things can move, can any nonliving things move? As part of the Compare and Contrast series, this is a unique look at determining whether something is living or nonliving.

Cao Chong Weighs an Elephant

Songju Ma Daemicke (author) Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559064

How much does an elephant weigh? How do you know? How would you know if you didn’t have a modern scale? Six-year-old Cao Chong, the most famous child prodigy in Chinese history, faced just this problem! Chong watches as the prime minister’s most trusted and learned advisors debate different methods. The principle of buoyancy and a little bit of creative thinking help this boy come up with a solution.

Animal Tails

Mary Holland (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559798

Readers will be fascinated by the many ways animals use their tails: to move on land, swim, warn others, steer, hold onto things, keep warm, balance, fly, attract a mate, and even to defend themselves! Apparently tails are not just for wagging when happy. Following Animal Eyes, Animal Mouths (NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Science Award), and Animal Legs, Mary Holland continues her photographic Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series by exploring the many ways animals use their tails.

Salamander Season

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author) J. Adam Frederick, Shennen Bersani, and photos (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628555837

One cold, rainy, spring night, a young girl and her scientist father participate in “Salamander Night” to follow hundreds of spotted salamanders as they venture into a vernal pool to mate and lay eggs. Together, the father-child team studies the salamanders through their complete amphibian metamorphosis, culminating in the adult salamanders' disappearance into the woods in late summer. In easy-to-understand text, the girl relates the tale through her illustrated, photographic journal.

Bat Count: A Citizen Science Story

Anna Forrester (author) Susan Detwiler (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628558975

Jojo is prepping for an exciting night; it’s time for the bat count! Bats have always been a welcome presence during the summers in the family barn. But over the years, the numbers have dwindled as many bats in the area caught white-nose syndrome. Jojo and her family count the bats and send the numbers to scientists who study bats, to see if the bat population can recover. On a summer evening, the family quietly makes their way to the lawn to watch the sky and count the visitors to their farm.

Árboles: un libro de comparación y contraste

Katharine Hall (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628554854

Algunos árboles no crecen mucho y otros son altos. Algunos crecen en los desiertos calurosos y otros, crecen en las montañas frías. Compara y contrasta las diferentes características de los árboles a través de las vibrantes fotografías.

Endangered Animals

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845752

Some scientists say there could be 200 million different types of living things in the world. Actually, nobody really knows. But there is a problem. Many of these different types of things are becoming extinct. Find out why. Find out which animals are in danger and what we can do to save them. Then read Where The Forest Ended. It's a story that shows that sometimes answers aren't easy.

Gross Stuff Underground

Pam Rosenberg (author) Beatriz Helena Ramos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850736

There are thousands of things going on right under your feet--but you probably didn't even know it! From bugs and worms to decaying matter, discover tons of 'Ack!'-inducing facts in this fascinating book. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Gross Stuff Underwater

Pam Rosenberg (author) Beatriz Helena Ramos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850743

Swim at your own risk! This 'Yikes!'-inducing book uncovers tons of interesting-but-gross facts about aquatic life, from plankton and bacteria to blood-sucking lampreys. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Gross Stuff in Your Garden

Pam Rosenberg (author) Beatriz Helena Ramos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850705

There's more living in your garden than bean plants and worms! Learn tons of 'Yuck!'-inducing garden facts, from bacteria and bugs to slugs and fungus. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Life Cycle of a Chicken

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968082

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of an egg to a chicken. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about every incredible stage of the chicken’s life cycle.

Savanna Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965203

In Savanna Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the savanna biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals who live in this dry, grassy environment. A map helps readers locate savanna biomes around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about savanna food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Savanna Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Outback Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965258

In Outback Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the Australian outback biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals who live in this harsh, dry environment. A map helps readers locate the outback biome, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about outback food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Outback Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Freshwater Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965234

In Freshwater Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the freshwater biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in freshwater rivers and lakes. A map helps readers identify major rivers and lakes of the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about freshwater food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Freshwater Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Forest Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965227

In Forest Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the temperate forest biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a forest environment. A map helps readers identify significant forested areas of the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about forest food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Forest Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Coral Reef Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965210

In Coral Reef Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the coral reef biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals on a coral reef. A map helps readers identify major reefs in the world's oceans, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about coral reef food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Coral Reef Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Rain Forests

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965586

In Rain Forests, carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs take beginning readers on a tour of both temperate and tropical rain forests. Readers learn about this important ecosystem and the variety of living things adapted to live there. A map shows readers where the world's rain forests are located, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about rain forests online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Rain Forests 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.

Wetlands Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963575

In Wetland Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the wetland biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a wetland environment. A map helps readers locate wetlands around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about wetland food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Wetland Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Rain Forest Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963568

In Rain Forest Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the rain forest biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a wet and wooded environment. A map helps readers locate rain forests around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about rain forest food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Rain Forest Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Prairie Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963551

In Prairie Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the prairie biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a prairie environment. A map helps readers locate prairies around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about prairie food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites.Prairie Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Desert Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963537

In Desert Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the desert biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in a desert environment. A map helps readers locate deserts around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about desert food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Desert Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Arctic Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963520

In Arctic Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the Arctic biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in an Arctic environment. A map helps readers locate the Arctic region, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about Arctic food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Arctic Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

The World's Biggest Reptiles

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962929

In The World's Biggest Reptiles, early fluent readers learn about reptiles as they explore the lives of two of its largest members, the green anaconda and the crocodile. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they learn about the physical features and behaviors of these supersized animals. An infographic compares the animals' size with that of familiar items, and an activity offers kids the opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the world's biggest reptiles using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The World's Biggest Reptiles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.