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Plants

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476908

They can bite, sting, and even feast on flesh. Some are deadly and others provide lifesaving cures. They can smell sweet or stink of rotting flesh! What are these crazy things? Plants, of course! The world is full of extraordinary plants growing everyway (including into thin air!) and everywhere (kudzu can grow up to 1 foot a day!). Discover the extreme facts about plants in this kooky book.

School Warrior

Claudia Martin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477127

Trees are chopped down to supply classrooms with paper, disposable pens pile high in landfills, and pollution from transporting ingredients for school lunches hangs in our air. What a waste! But there's a way to help. Be a waste warrior to put a stop to school waste and join the battle to save Earth! Honest text introduces some of Earth's biggest waste problems, while helpful solutions provide a way for readers to combat the issues. A final eco-activity pairs simple steps with illustrations to give waste warriors a hands-on activity to fight school waste.

The Oceans

Catherine C. Finan (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476892

We know the ocean is full of creatures that can make their own light, a reef that houses 25 percent of all known ocean species, and about 20 million pounds of gold. We've begun to explore the deepest-known trench of the ocean--7 miles below the water's surface--and travel along underwater mountain ranges that are almost long enough to stretch around the world twice. What we have found has been incredible, despite having explored less than 20 percent of Earth's oceans. Discover the extreme facts about the oceans that cover our planet in this kooky book.

Food Warrior

Claudia Martin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477110

Straws slip into the oceans, foods go bad before we get a chance to eat them, and all that food packaging is filling the world with garbage. What a waste! But there's a way to help. Be a waste warrior to put a stop to food waste and join the battle to save Earth! Honest text introduces some of Earth's biggest waste problems, while helpful solutions provide a way for readers to combat the issues. A final eco-activity pairs simple steps with illustrations to give waste warriors a hands-on activity to fight food waste.

Cleaning Warrior

Claudia Martin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477080

Piles of paper towels wind up in landfills, plastic toothbrushes lose their use long before they leave Earth, and dish soap harms our underwater friends. What a waste! But there's a way to help. Be a waste warrior to put a stop to cleaning waste and join the battle to save Earth. Honest text introduces some of Earth's biggest waste problems, while helpful solutions provide a way for readers to combat the issues. A final eco-activity pairs simple steps with illustrations to give waste warriors a hands-on activity to fight cleaning waste.

Clothing Warrior

Claudia Martin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477097

Landfills are piled high with tossed clothes and shoes, clothing hangers harm our flying friends, and tiny microfibers from our fabrics are becoming fish food. What a waste! But there's a way to help. Be a waste warrior to put a stop to clothing waste and join the battle to save Earth! Honest text introduces some of Earth's biggest waste problems, while helpful solutions provide a way for readers to combat the issues. A final eco-activity pairs simple steps with illustrations to give waste warriors a hands-on activity to fight clothing waste.

Deepwater Disaster

James Buckley Jr. (author) Kerstin LaCross (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476311

The Deepwater Horizon disaster sent millions of barrels of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico--straight into the water that is home to countless animals. The oil quickly coated the wings of the brown pelican, putting this already endangered species into even more risk. How were these animals rescued? Find out about the brave scientists who saved the oil-soaked birds in this graphic adventure of animal escapes. Then, learn more about other oil spills that threatened sea life around the world.

Entertainment Warrior

Claudia Martin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647477103

Trashed toys land in landfills, chemicals in batteries and e-waste make them dangerous to destroy, and toy packaging is causing a pollution panic. What a waste! But there's a way to help. Be a waste warrior to put a stop to entertainment waste and join the battle to save Earth. Honest text introduces some of Earth's biggest waste problems, while helpful solutions provide a way for readers to combat the issues. A final eco-activity pairs simple steps with illustrations to give waste warriors a hands-on activity to fight entertainment waste.

Rachel Carson

M.M. Eboch (author) Elena Bia (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731643582

Words have the power to create change. Rachel Carson knew this, and she shared her love of nature and the need to protect it in her writing. She wrote several books about nature, including Silent Spring, which warned of the dangers of chemical pesticides. This book helped start the modern environmental movement. She inspires young people today to protect our planet. The Women in Science and Technology series introduces students to influential women in science and technology. From astronauts to medical doctors, these biographies highlight the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.

We Need African Rhinos

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641854825

Introduces readers to the roles of African rhinos in savanna ecosystems, as well as threats to rhino populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of African rhinos.

We Need Bats

Christopher Forest (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641854832

Introduces readers to the roles of bats in world ecosystems, as well as threats to bat populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of bats.

We Need Bees

Lisa Bullard (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641854849

Introduces readers to the roles of bees in world ecosystems, as well as threats to bee populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of bees.

We Need Butterflies

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641854856

Introduces readers to the roles of butterflies in world ecosystems, as well as threats to butterfly populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of butterflies.

We Need Plankton

Ben McClanahan (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641854863

Introduces readers to the roles of plankton in aquatic ecosystems as well as threats to plankton populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of plankton.

We Need Prairie Dogs

June Smalls (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641854870

Introduces readers to the roles of prairie dogs in grassland ecosystems, as well as threats to prairie dog populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of prairie dogs.

We Need Sharks

Lisa Bullard (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641854887

Introduces readers to the roles of sharks in ocean ecosystems, as well as threats to shark populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of sharks.

We Need Wolves

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641854894

Introduces readers to the roles of wolves in world ecosystems, as well as threats to wolf populations and conservation efforts. Eye-catching infographics, clear text, and a “That’s Amazing!” feature make this book an engaging exploration of the importance of wolves.

Get Outside in Fall

Bonnie Hinman (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855051

Offers readers a variety of activities they can do to get outside in fall. Filled with fun facts about the season, bonus sidebar activities, and a “Get Outside!” special feature, this book is sure to inspire kids to explore the great outdoors.

Get Outside in Spring

Sue Gagliardi (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855068

Offers readers a variety of activities they can do to get outside in spring. Filled with fun facts about the season, bonus sidebar activities, and a “Get Outside!” special feature, this book is sure to inspire kids to explore the great outdoors.

Get Outside in Summer

Bonnie Hinman (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855075

Offers readers a variety of activities they can do to get outside in summer. Filled with fun facts about the season, bonus sidebar activities, and a “Get Outside!” special feature, this book is sure to inspire kids to explore the great outdoors.

Get Outside in Winter

Sue Gagliardi (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641855082

Offers readers a variety of activities they can do to get outside in winter. Filled with fun facts about the season, bonus sidebar activities, and a “Get Outside!” special feature, this book is sure to inspire kids to explore the great outdoors.

Eggs 1, 2, 3

Janet Halfmann (author), Betsy Thompson (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609051914

What will peck and poke, and swim, or fly, or wobble out of each egg? Ten spreads with gatefolds and a dramatic fold-out finale lead young readers from a single penguin egg to an ostrich's clutch of ten. Throughout, kids expand their grasp of nature - animals who hatch from eggs, their birthing environments, and what they're like when newly hatched.

Watching Animals in Nature

Abby Colich (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645278481

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the healing power of nature through observing animals and wildlife along with the importance of patience and attentiveness. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about increasing focus and practicing mindfulness in nature. Each book also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Watching the Sky in Nature

Abby Colich (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645278511

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the healing power of nature through observing the sky, watching weather patterns, and stargazing. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about increasing focus and practicing mindfulness in nature. Each book also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Creating Art in Nature

Abby Colich (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645278368

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the healing power of nature through creating art. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about increasing focus and practicing mindfulness in nature. Each book also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.