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Bringing Back the American Alligator

Cynthia O’Brien (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121011

The American alligator, which escaped extinction 65 million years ago, was nearly wiped out in the marshes and swamps of Louisiana and Florida in the last century. Today, they are thriving. This exciting book tells the story of how government protection, habitat preservation, and a campaign to reduce the demand for alligator products helped bring back these fierce-looking predators.

Bringing Back the Whooping Crane

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121066

The only remaining wild population of whooping cranes breeds in Canada and winters in the United States. The story of their recovery is a tale of cross-border cooperation and the work of a team of international biologists. Readers will be able to chart their course and determine the elements of this successful recovery plan.

Climate Change

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618917201

Increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, raging wildfires, and sweeping hurricanes: climate change is happening, but what if we don’t make changes to stop it? Readers will find out when climate change began, how it has progressed, and what we can do to fight it in this high-interest title. An opening narrative throws readers into what may happen as the climate continues to change for the worse in this title, while interesting facts provide additional information to the main text. Can life adapt to our climate-changed world, or will it be the end?

Inclined Planes

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915313

Inclined planes have been around for thousands of years. They might have even helped Egyptians build the pyramids! This low-level title explores the history and functions of these machines. It includes diagrams and simple experiments to show how inclined planes make our everyday lives easier.

Levers

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915320

Levers are found in many places, including your own body! From shovels to arms, levers help us get work done. This title explores the history of levers, the forces that make them work, and where they are found in everyday life. Diagrams and simple experiments allow for different avenues of learning in title for beginning readers.

Pulleys

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915337

Pulleys help us lift and lower things with ease! This title uses simple text and diagrams to explain the functions of these simple machines, and an experiment lets readers try out their own pulleys! Beginning readers will be pulled into this title that explores the historical and modern uses of these helpful machines.

Screws

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915344

Screws are more than just the tools that hold pieces of wood together. They drill holes, lift cars, and even pump water! Students will learn about the functions of these amazing machines and put their knowledge to use with easy experiments. Diagrams provide visual explanations in this leveled title.

Wedges

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915351

Wedges were some of the first tools humans ever created! Today, these simple machines are found all around, from doorstops to our own front teeth. Diagrams and simple text explain how wedges work, while experiments allow readers test the machines for themselves. Move through the history of wedges, from hand axes to handsaws, in this fascinating title for beginning readers.

Wheels and Axles

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618915368

Did you know the first wheel and axle was not used for transportation, but rather for making pottery? In this title, students will learn about the functions and long history of these simple machines. They can also test out new knowledge with easy experiments. From bicycles to doorknobs, young readers will learn how wheels and axles keep our world spinning!

Perfectly Safe

Uma Krishnaswami (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389515

Nat is all set to ride in a chaser truck at the hot-air balloon festival until he meets a killdeer family.

The Crooked Pumpkin

Patti Werner Hillenius (author) Sheila Bailey (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389638

Nicholas hides a pumpkin and gets a surprise the following year.

Goose Says Good-Bye

Debra Friedland Katz (author) Lyn Martin (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389263

Only Owl knows why Goose will be flying north.

Garden Stakeout

Susan Berk Koch (author) Susan Detwiler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389256

Tyler struggles with a rabbit infestation in his garden.

Marmalade

Betty Bates (author) Bridget Starr Taylor (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389393

Two boys use marmalade to lure a skunk safely out of the house.

One Froggy Night

Chris Eboch (author) James Palmer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389492

A boy reluctantly ventures out into the pouring rain with his dad to move frogs to safety.

Night of the Whippoorwill

Beverly J. Letchworth (author) Denny Bond (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389454

Alex discovers that a nighttime fishing trip can be fun.

Allie's Sparrow

Nancy Walker-Guye (author) Karen Stormer Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389027

This young girl helps free a bird that got caught in a store.

Hummingbird and Heron

Lana Krumwiede (author) Alexandra Ball (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387733

In this take on 'The Tortoise and the Hare', Hummingbird and Heron race to see who gets to eat fish from the river and who has to eat something else.

Sky Bear's Gift

Nina Jaffe (author) S. D. Nelson (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387856

This Ojibwa folk tale describes the musical sounds of rain and thunder.

A Snail Tale

Roger Williamson (author) Mary Kurnick Maass (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387344

Krystal discovers why a snail is taking so long to cross the sidewalk.

A Walk in the Popcorn Rain

Beverly Capozzoli (author) Linda Townshend (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387351

The sound of raindrops on Jarrett's umbrella reminds Mom to make a special snack.

Making the Pie

Valeri Gorbachev (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387474

Bert Beth and Grandpa make a pumpkin pie to share with friends at their pumpkin party.

Sing Me a Soft Song Mr. Wind

Nancy White Carlstrom (author) Jennifer E. Morris (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385753

A little girl wants the loud wind to sing her a soft song. But when the flowers bloom Mr. Wind goes away.

Fall Fun

Nancy Walker-Guye (author) Bridget Strevens-Marzo (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385982

Max is grumpy because he can't find any flowers for Mrs. Mole. Felix and Harriet help him make a leaf bouquet instead. Mrs. Mole invites them in for hot cocoa and a story.

Shadow Rabbits

Cynthia Porter (author) Thao Lam (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682386255

A poem about rabbits and their shadows in the moonlight.