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Coyotes

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809296

This book introduces young readers to the coyote, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the coyote's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems and rituals through tales and legends of the American west, to today's status as a symbol of the Southwest. Readers will also learn about the coyote's body, its appearance, size, and various colors. The coyote's method of reproduction is discussed, as is cub development and life cycle. Readers will discover what coyotes like to eat. Also covered is the coyote's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world coyotes live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the coyote's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with threats to the coyote's environment, as well as conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists.

Lion

Marylou Morano Kjelle (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015151

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the lion and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Boa Constrictor

Amanda Lanser (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015106

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the boa constrictor and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Bald Eagles

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809272

This book introduces young readers to the bald eagle, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the bald eagle's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems and rituals through early American admiration, to today's status as the United States's national symbol. Readers will also learn about the bald eagle's body, its appearance, size, and color. The bald eagle's method of reproduction is discussed, as is eaglet development and life cycle. Readers will discover what the bald eagle likes to eat. Also covered is the bald eagle's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world bald eagles live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the bald eagle's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with threats to the bald eagle's environment, as well as conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists.

Armadillos

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809265

This book introduces young readers to the iconic armadillo. Easy-to-read text examines the armadillo's development as a cultural icon, from its migration to the United States to its status as the state small mammal of Texas. Readers will also learn about the armadillo's body, its appearance, size, and special shell. The armadillo's unique reproduction is discussed, as is pup development and life cycle. Readers will discover what armadillos like to eat, and how they use their sticky tongue and claws to grab their insect meals. Also covered is the armadillo's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world they live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the armadillo's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with the armadillo's expanding range and its status as both icon and pest. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists.

Piranha

Ann Ingalls (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015168

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the piranha and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Crocodile

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624015113

Around the world, skilled animals hunt and catch their prey. Learn more about the crocodile and the special characteristics that make it such an excellent predator. This title takes you on the hunt with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Salmon

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865879

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a salmon.

Monarch Butterflies

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865855

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a monarch butterfly.

Apples

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865787

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of an apple.

Chickens

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865817

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a chicken.

Frogs

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865848

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a frog.

Beans

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865794

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a bean.

Penguins

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865862

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a penguin.

Watermelon

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865893

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a watermelon.

Sea Turtles

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865886

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a sea turtle.

Bees

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865800

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a bee.

Crocodiles

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865831

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of a crocodile.

Corn

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617865824

Introduces young readers to the life cycle of corn.

Hippopotamuses

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786368

Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the hippopotamus! Readers will discover the hippo's unique body features that allow it to spend its days underwater. Also covered are the hippo's diet, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, and threats to its survival. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby hippo, from calf to independence. Maps highlight hippo territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly hippo facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible hippopotamus! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index.

Zebras

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614786382

Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the zebra! Readers will discover the zebra's unique body features, diet, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, predators, methods of defense, and threats to its survival. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby zebra, from foal to independence. Maps highlight zebra territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly zebra facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible zebra! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index.

Sloth Bears

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809074

Did you know that the sloth bear loves to eat bugs? Readers will discover this and more in this fascinating title! Bold colors, engaging text, and oversized photos introduce readers to the sloth bear's body structure, eating habits, social behavior, habitat, predators, and survival threats. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby bear, from cub to independence. A map highlights sloth bear territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly sloth bear facts. A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Asia and the incredible sloth bear!

Gibbons

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809043

Did you know that the gibbon can sing so loud it can be heard up to a mile away? Readers will discover this and more in this fascinating title! Bold colors, engaging text, and oversized photos introduce readers to the gibbon's body structure, eating habits, social behavior, habitat, predators, and survival threats. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a gibbon from baby to independence. A map highlights gibbon territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly gibbon facts. A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Asia and the incredible gibbon!

Komodo Dragons

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809050

Did you know that the komodo dragon can eat 80 percent of its body weight in one meal? Readers will discover this and more in this fascinating title! Bold colors, engaging text, and oversized photos introduce readers to the komodo dragon's body structure, hunting methods, eating habits, social behavior, habitat, and survival threats. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a komodo dragon from baby to independence. A map highlights komodo dragon territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly komodo dragon facts. A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Asia and the incredible komodo dragon!

Giant Pandas

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809036

Did you know that the giant panda climbs trees, swims, and even does somersaults? Readers will discover this and more in this fascinating title! Bold colors, engaging text, and oversized photos introduce readers to the giant panda's body structure, eating habits, social behavior, habitat, and survival threats. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby panda, from cub to independence. A map highlights giant panda territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly giant panda facts. A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Asia and the incredible giant panda!