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The Forever Flowers

Michael J. Rosen (author) Sonja Danowski (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605069

In this tender story about the virtues of finding, keeping, and letting go, a young grouse is waylaid on her seasonal migration and carries her precious cargo to a new land. As the bird’s favorite Forever Flowers grow from planted seeds to blooming flowers, she discovers how unexpectedly one can stumble upon happiness and breathe into the contentment of life’s quiet moments, even amidst the winter’s dark. When spring arrives again, though, the grouse must make a decision: should she stay or fly away?

The Good Ship Crocodile

J. Patrick Lewis (author), Monique Felix (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603003

A crocodile named Snout assists his animal neighbors by ferrying them across a swollen river, then is repaid for his good deeds when he is in need of help.

People and the Planet

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750944

The way we live affects our home - Earth. While people have lived on Earth for a long time, we are just beginning to see the impact of our actions on our planet. From pollution to thoughtful farming, explore the harmful and beneficial ways we use natural resources so that we can become conservationists that protect our planet. Teach third-grade students about deforestation, desertification, the greenhouse effect, terracing that prevents land erosion, and more with the vibrant photographs in this high-interest informational text. Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

How Has COVID-19 Changed Our World?

Kara L. Laughlin (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503853218

A kid-friendly look at the economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as why businesses are closed, why people are losing jobs, and how the environment is being (positively) impacted in the absence of industry. Additional features include informative captions, interesting factual sidebars, suggested activities, a phonetic glossary, resources for further research, information about the author, and an index.

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Sophia Gholz (author) Kayla Harren (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138421

Recipient of the 2019 Eureka! Honors Award Winner -Best of 2019 Kids Books - Most Inspiring Category As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

Crocodiles

Sophie Lockwood (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602537828

Gliding quietly along the banks of a river, crocodiles are formidable members of the animal kingdom who don't give their prey much warning. Young readers get a glimpse at various crocodile species and habitats and learn about the hunting skills that make these creatures famous. Informative text and exciting pictures introduce kids to the incredible reptiles that have prowled our planet for millions of years.

Welcome to Yosemite National Park

Pamela Dell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825642

A tour through California's Yosemite National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Half Dome, El Capitan, the Merced River, Tuolumne Meadows, and John Muir are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Yellowstone National Park

Teri Temple, Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825635

A tour through Yellowstone National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Grand Loop Road, Uncle Tom's Trail, Isa Lake, and Shoshone influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Teri Temple, Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825604

A tour through Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Crater Rim Drive, Captain Cook, and Polynesian influences are all discussed, including the legend of Pele. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Grand Teton National Park

Marybeth Lorbiecki (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825598

A tour through Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Menor's Ferry, Mount Moran, The Old Patriarch, and Shoshone influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Grand Canyon National Park

Teri Temple, Bob Temple (authors)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825581

A tour through Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Lee's Ferry, the Tusayan Ruins, and Glen Canyon Dam are discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Mount Rainier National Park

Pamela Dell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825611

A tour through Washington's Mount Rainier National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. The Trail of Shadows, Nisqually Glacier, and the Carbon River are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Redwood National and State Parks

M. J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825628

A tour through California's Redwood National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Lady Bird Johnson Grove, Big Tree, High Bluff Overlook, and Yurok influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Badlands National Park

Teri Temple, Bob Temple (authors)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825536

A tour through South Dakota's Badlands National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Visitor centers, overlooks, the Badlands Loop Road, as well as the Pine Ridge Reservation are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Denali National Park and Preserve

M. C. Hall (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825550

A tour through Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Mount McKinley, Kantishna, and Athabascan influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Glacier National Park

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825574

A tour through Montana's Glacier National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Glaciers, Lake McDonald, and Going-to-the-Sun Road are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Everglades National Park

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825567

A tour through Florida's Everglades National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. The Coe Visitor Center, various trails, and Miccosukee and Seminole influences are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Welcome to Death Valley National Park

M. J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825543

A tour through California's Death Valley National Park introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Devil's Golf Course, Zabriskie Point, and Salt Creek are all discussed. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

The Threatened Lives of Chimpanzees

Megan Blakemore (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503818002

Gives readers an up-close look at the serious threats facing chimpanzees and the ways in which the animals are adapting. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Our Natural Resources

Jennifer Overend Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751590

We need natural resources to survive. Natural resources are things that nature gives us. But we need to be careful that we do not use too many of Earth's resources. We need to take care of Earth because it takes care of us! Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

America's Natural Landmarks

Jennifer Overend Prior (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751576

Many of America's natural landmarks have become famous. People like to visit them because they are unique and beautiful. They remind us of the power of nature. It is important to preserve these places so that everyone can enjoy them. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Our Ever-Changing Environment

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751552

The earth is constantly changing. Earthquakes shake the ground. Volcanoes create new land. Water and wind erode rocks. These natural things are changing the face of our planet. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Shaping Our Environment

Shelly Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751545

People are always changing their environment. Farmers use the land to grow crops and raise animals. People cut down trees and build roads. Many people live in big buildings in cities. We must take care of the earth and protect our environment. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Extreme Weather

Torrey Maloof (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750913

People experience extreme weather all over the world every day. From blizzards that pack cities with snow to thunderstorms that create terrifying tornadoes, this wild weather can be very dangerous and people must learn to be well prepared when it strikes! Teach students about meteorologists, the Fujita scale, condensing water vapor that may form a hurricane, dust storms, and more in this exciting informational text. Colorful images and fun facts paired with age-appropriate text will keep third-grade students engaged from the beginning to the end of this e-book! Featuring a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, this e-book helps students apply what they've learned in the text and supports STEM instruction. Helpful diagrams and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to improve content-area literacy.

Step into the Forest

Howard Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399930

From where they are located to the various animals that live there, early readers discover the lush forests of the world in this inviting nonfiction reader that features vivid, brilliant images in conjunction with informational text and intriguing facts about this amazing ecosystem.