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The Loch Ness Monster

David Schach

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600145025

Could an ancient sea monster be living in a quiet lake in Northern Scotland? People have put forth pictures and videos of what they claim to be the Loch Ness Monster. Does the Loch Ness Monster exist? It will be up to the reader to decide in this title that shows the evidence and skepticism surrounding the Loch Ness Monster.

Bigfoot

Paul Theisen

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600144985

In 1967, two men caught a strange creature on film in the woods of Northern California. It looked like an ape, but it was very tall and walked upright like a man. Was this creature Bigfoot, or was it a man in costume? Readers will judge for themselves in this introduction to Bigfoot, learning about both the evidence and doubts surrounding the existence of this hairy creature.

Headstrong Hallie!: The story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female "Fire Guard"

Aimee Bissonette (author) David Hohn (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534178915

Hallie Morse Daggett loved spending time outdoors, hiking among the tall trees of the forests in California's Siskiyou Mountains. She wasn't afraid of the bears, coyotes, and wildcats. But Hallie was afraid of fire and understood the threat it posed to the forests, wildlife, and people. And more than anything, she wanted to devote her life to protecting her beloved outdoors; she decided she would work for the US Forest Service. But in the 1880s the Forest Service didn't hire women, thinking they couldn't handle the physical challenges of the work or the isolation. But the Forest Service didn't know Hallie or how determined she could be. This picture-book biography tells the story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the first woman "fire guard" hired by the US Forest Service, whose hard work and dedication led the way for other women to join the Forest Service.

Wolverine vs. Honey Badger

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341403

Wolverines and honey badgers are both known for being ferocious fighters. But what would happen if these beasts faced off? This high-interest title explores basic facts, attack moves, and secret weapons of both animals. Features such as charts and profiles offer visual representations and allow for comparisons. A final fight scene brings all the information to an action-packed finale in this title for reluctant readers.

Scorpion vs. Tarantula

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341397

Scorpions and tarantulas may be small. But these two animals know how to fight! In this high-interest title, reluctant readers will learn about how these two creatures get ready to battle. Visual features offer stats and comparisons to highlight traits of each animal. A final fight scene applies the content of the book in an action-packed finale!

Lion vs. Cape Buffalo

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341373

There’s trouble brewing on the Serengeti! Two powerful beasts go head-to-head in this high-interest title. Reluctant readers will learn all about lions and Cape buffalo, from basic facts like size to secret weapons and attack moves. Clean, visual features offer stats and comparisons between the two animals while a final scene narrates a clash showing each animal’s strengths. Get ready for action with this fun title! 

Mountain Lion vs. Coyote

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341380

Two predators challenge each other for dominance in North America. Who will come out on top? Mountain lions and coyotes face off in this high-interest title. Reluctant readers will learn basic information about mountain lions and coyotes, as well as how these animals do battle. Action-packed images highlight the strengths of these animals, while animal profiles and other features show off their battle tools. Let the fight begin!

Earth Day Extravaganza: Book 4

Ali Bovis (author) Jen Taylor (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136849

Sylvie's excitement for the upcoming Earth Day Extravaganza fizzles when her cousin, the non-recycler, visits, and she worries about not only saving the entire world, but the extravaganza itself. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Snow Leopards

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181519

This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to snow leopards--secretive big cats that live in the mountains of Asia--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about snow leopards, and first-hand accounts from a scientist at work in the field. Each book includes a table of contents, sidebars, glossary of key words, fast facts, index, and author biography.

Okapis

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181496

This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to okapis--rare giraffe-like animals that live in African forests--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about okapis, and first-hand accounts from a scientist at work in the field. Each book includes a table of contents, sidebars, glossary of key words, fast facts, index, and author biography.

Pygmy Hippos

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181502

This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to pygmy hippos--rare semi-aquatic mammals that live in African forests--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about pygmy hippos, and first-hand accounts from a scientist at work in the field. Each book includes a table of contents, sidebars, glossary of key words, fast facts, index, and author biography.

Giant Armadillos

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181472

This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to giant armadillos--the largest armadillo species in the world--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about giant armadillos, and first-hand accounts from a scientist at work in the field. Each book includes a table of contents, sidebars, glossary of key words, fast facts, index, and author biography.

Kakapos

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181489

This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to kakapos--rare flightless parrots that live in New Zealand--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about kakapos, and first-hand accounts from a scientist at work in the field. Each book includes a table of contents, sidebars, glossary of key words, fast facts, index, and author biography.

Love Canal

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181199

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the Love Canal disaster of the 1970s in Niagara Falls, New York. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

2014 People's Climate March

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534186484

This narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to the 2014 Peoples Climate March. This large protest, filled with powerful and courageous voices, shined a light on important environmental issues. Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181182

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

Northern Lights

Ben McClanahan (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852142

Explains what causes the northern lights. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Humpback Whale Migration

Alexis Burling (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852128

Explains what causes humpback whales to migrate. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Robots Inspired by Nature

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852470

Identifies and explores innovative robotic technology that was inspired by nature. Accessible text, supplementary sidebars, and an interesting infographic reveal for readers the science behind these technologies and the animals and plants that inspired them.

Transportation Technology Inspired by Nature

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852487

Identifies and explores innovative technology in the transportation industry that was inspired by nature. Accessible text, supplementary sidebars, and an interesting infographic reveal for readers the science behind these technologies and the animals and plants that inspired them.

Rainbows

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852159

Explains what causes rainbows. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Tides

Lisa Bullard (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852173

Explains what causes tides. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Sinkholes

Eric Reeder (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852166

Explains what causes sinkholes. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Leatherback Sea Turtle Migration

Kelsey Jopp (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852135

Explains what causes leatherback sea turtles to migrate. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Worm Wrangler

Amy Cobb (author) Alexandria Neonakis (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132667

The early bird catches the worm! At least, that's what Libby's dad says. So when Libby's family goes camping, Libby decides to get up extra early to catch some worms for their fishing trip. The only problem is that now Libby is too tired to go fishing. But that's good news for the worms that get a new garden home on the farm. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.