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Stingrays

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538882

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous stingray. Readers learn how these ocean animals use the stinger on their tails to defend against predators. Also explains the threat of these stings to humans and what to do when they are encountered.

Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants

Sandra Markle (author) Fabricio VandenBroeck (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607348405

Elephants never forget. During a drought in Tanzania, Grandma Elephant is in search of water for her herd. Little Calf follows along and mimics her grandmother at each stop on their journey. When Grandma leads them to a watering hole she recalls from before, the elephants are overjoyed and Little Calf splashes about with her tender leader. Grandma's persistence and powerful memory is something Little Calf will never forget. Based on true events. Sandra Markle’s acclaimed nonfiction writing takes on a more lyrical style alongside Fabricio VandenBroeck’s gorgeous illustrations making this story of animal behavior accessible for younger readers. Back matter includes further information about the phenomenon of a herd of elephants that survived a drought, as well as fascinating elephant facts.

Tiger Boy

Mitali Perkins (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607346647

When a tiger cub goes missing from the reserve, Neil is determined to find her before the greedy Gupta gets his hands on her to kill her and sell her body parts on the black market. Neil's parents, however, are counting on him to study hard and win a prestigious scholarship to study in Kolkata. Neil doesn't want to leave his family or his island home and he struggles with his familial duty and his desire to maintain the beauty and wildness of his island home in West Bengal's Sunderbans.

Flamingos

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605267

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of flamingos, the long-legged wading birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how flamingos came to live at salt lakes. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Prickly Plants

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968914

Prickly Plants introduces readers to plants around the world that use thorns, prickles, spines, and bristles to defend themselves.

Photosynthesis

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968822

Photosynthesis introduces readers to the amazing ways in which plants produce their own food and rely on the sun for survival. Readers will be fascinated with these plants' powers!

Healing Plants

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968761

Healing Plants introduces readers to plants around the world that we can use to help heal. From their flowers, fruits, and leaves all the way to their roots, readers will be fascinated with these plants’ abilities to heal!

Life Cycle of a Kangaroo

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968174

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation the tiniest joey makes into a full-grown kangaroo. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the incredible stages of the life cycle of a kangaroo.

Life Cycle of a Ladybug

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968204

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of an egg into a ladybug, and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about every stage of the life cycle of a ladybug.

Life Cycle of a Jellyfish

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968143

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of a larva into a jellyfish and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the incredible stages of the life cycle of a jellyfish.

Life Cycle of a Snake

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968235

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of an egg into a snake, and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about every stage of the life cycle of a snake.

Igneous Rocks

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968358

In this book, readers will learn how the more than 600 different kinds of igneous rock all form from magma. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn about igneous rocks and where an Earth they are found.

Minerals

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968419

In this book, readers will learn about the unique chemical makeup that creates minerals. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the characteristics that can be used to identify minerals.

The Rock Cycle

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968440

In this book, readers will learn about how rocks are formed, worn down, and then formed again to create the rock cycle. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about how rocks are continually recycled.

Metamorphic Rocks

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968389

In this book, readers will learn how intense heat and pressure changes rock so completely it becomes metamorphic rock. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the new rocks that are created and where on Earth they are found.

Sedimentary Rocks

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968471

In this book, readers will learn about the layers of minerals and other rocks that compress and form sedimentary rocks. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the characteristics of sedimentary rocks and where on Earth they are found.

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.

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968051

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation caterpillars make into some of the most beautiful flying insects on the planet. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about every stage of the butterfly’s life cycle.

Life Cycle of a Frog

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968112

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation from egg to tadpole to frog and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the incredible stages of the frog’s life cycle.

Crystals

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968266

In this book, readers will learn all about the properties of crystals and what makes them so fascinating. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about how crystals form, the shapes they take, and where they can be found. Infographics aid understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about crystals using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Crystals also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Crystals is part of the Geology Genius series from Jump!

Gemstones

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968327

In this book, readers will learn how 130 of the more than 3,000 minerals that exist form gemstones. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about how gemstones are formed and the qualities for which they are prized.

Black Widows

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967894

In Black Widows, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of black widows. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage beginning readers as they learn about this type of spider. A labeled range map highlights where these spiders can be found around the world, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Black Widow spiders online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Black Widow Spiders also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Black Widow Spiders is part of the An Eye on Spiders series from Jump!

Garden Spiders

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967917

In Garden Spiders, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of garden spiders. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage beginning readers as they learn about this type of spider. A labeled range map highlights where these spiders can be found around the world, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about garden spiders online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Garden Spiders also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Garden Spiders is part of the An Eye on Spiders series from Jump!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Suzanne I. Barchers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433393785

Learn more about graphs while protecting the environment by reducing, reusing, and recycling! Young readers can practice their graphing and STEM skills by making bar graphs and pictographs of recyclable objects. Not only will children feel more confident in their graphing skills, but they will also be more environmentally conscious! Clear images, example graphs, and mathematical diagrams and charts make graphing seem simple and fun!

Mites

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602778

A basic introduction to mites, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the unique traits that help to define them, such as their ability to live on animals and in dust. Some of our world’s most intriguing animals are among its creepiest. Creepy Creatures looks into the microscope, combs through fur, and investigates the outdoors to spotlight six more mini-beasts that scurry, fly, or jump. Each book matches clear text with up-close (and often startling) photos to give young readers an easy-to-follow introduction to the featured creature’s body, growth process, behavior, food sources, and common habitats. Each title concludes with an activity that emphasizes the animal’s defining physical characteristics.