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Weird Science: Plants and Fungi

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190429

Plants and fungi can be weird. Did you know some plants can bleed? Or eat meat? In Weird Science: Plants and Fungi, readers will explore the science behind plants and fungi. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

The Rise of Environmentalism

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190214

The Rise of Environmentalism was a defining era that shaped America--and the world. Readers will turn back the clock to history's turning points during that era and will take a closer look at the major challenges and hurdles the United States faced. Readers will review how this period influenced the American culture from the fashion to the policies to the entertainment. The series includes educational sidebars and backmatter that align with the 4 C's of 21st Century Learning: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Books also include a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and timeline.

Nutrias Invade Marshes and Waterways

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189812

Once imported into the United States for their fur, nutrias have destroyed marshes and their ecosystems. This series highlights the innovative technology scientists use to track and control this invasive population. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Poisonous Plants

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190498

Plants might look harmless, but they can be killers. Some plants, like oleander, can stop a person's heart. Others destroy cells and cause organ failure. This narrative nonfiction series features some of the most interesting--and deadly--plants on the planet. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a feature on animal and plant mutualism.

Rosy Wolf Snails Invade Pacific Islands

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189867

The rosy wolf snail was imported to help control the population of the African land snail, but the cannibal snail has quickly become a problem. This series highlights the innovative technology scientists use to track and control this invasive population. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Spiky Plants

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190511

Plants might look harmless, but they can be killers. Some plants have huge thorns filled with stinging insects. Others can poke a person's skin with tiny poison daggers. This narrative nonfiction series features some of the most interesting--and dangerous--plants on the planet. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a feature on animal and plant mutualism.

Environmental Rights

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190313

Learn all about environmental activism, from climate change to ending plastic pollution. Get a global look at the history of the movement, meet the activists involved, and celebrate some of the legal victories! Each chapters end with a call to action, so kids can feel inspired to get involved in their own communities. This high-interest book is written at a lower reading level for struggling readers. Considerate text and engaging art and photographs are sure to grab even the most reluctant readers. Series includes a table of contents, sidebars, bibliography, glossary, index, and author biography.

Florist

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190078

This book provides a peek into the career of a florist. It covers the history behind the career, the process behind their floral creations, and what experience is needed to become a master of the craft. Aligned with curriculum standards, this book also highlight key 21st Century content including global awareness, business literacy, and learning and innovation skills. Hands-on activities encourage creative and design thinking. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Burmese Pythons Invade the Everglades

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189829

Burmese pythons were imported into the United States from exotic pet trades, but now this predator has made its home in the Everglades. This series highlights the innovative technology scientists use to track and control this invasive population. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Burning Plants

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190504

Plants might look harmless, but they can be killers. Some peppers are so spicy they can send a person to the hospital. Other plants can burst into flames or contain sap that burns the skin when exposed to light. This narrative nonfiction series features some of the most interesting--and hot--plants on the planet. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a feature on animal and plant mutualism.

Carnivorous Plants

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190467

Plants might look harmless, but they can be killers. Carnivorous plants catch and eat small animals. This narrative nonfiction series features some of the most amazing--and deadly--carnivorous plants on the planet. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a feature on animal and plant mutualism.

Cheese Maker

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190047

This book provides a peek into the career of a cheese maker. It covers the history behind the career, the process of making cheese, and what experience is needed to become a master of the craft. Aligned with curriculum standards, this book also highlight key 21st Century content including global awareness, business literacy, and learning and innovation skills. Hands-on activities encourage creative and design thinking. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Destructive Plants

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190474

Plants might look harmless, but they can be killers. Destructive plants can cover buildings, choke waterways, and release poisonous chemicals into the soil. This narrative nonfiction series features some of the most amazing--and destructive--plants on the planet. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and a feature on animal and plant mutualism.

Eastern Gray Squirrels Invade European Habitats

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189850

Eastern gray squirrels threaten red squirrel populations across Europe. This series highlights the innovative technology scientists use to track and control this invasive population. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

American Minks Invade the United Kingdom

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189874

Originally imported to United Kingdom for their fur, the American mink has wiped out native species. This series highlights the innovative technology scientists use to track and control this invasive population. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

American Bullfrogs Invade Swamps and Ponds

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189843

American Bullfrogs have invaded several countries around the world. This book follows the successful removal from Yosemite National Park. This series highlights the innovative technology scientists use to track and control this invasive population. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Albatross

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911632

With a nearly 12-foot wingspan, the largest flying bird on Earth is quite a sight as it soars over the ocean. But the albatross has very few muscles in its wings and makes it tens of thousands of miles in the air by mostly gliding. Albatrosses are awesome! Learn all about these amazing seabirds.

Beth the Butterfly Pollinates

Rebecca Donnelly (author) Dean Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636902272

In this title, early fluent readers follow Beth, an eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly, as she embarks on her daily pollination journey. Read along as Beth completes metamorphosis from a caterpillar to a butterfly, flies around searching for flowers, and drinks nectar. Vibrant illustrations and carefully leveled text will engage young readers in a supportive educational fiction reading experience. Children can learn more about butterflies using Fact Surfer, our safe online search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. This book also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a glossary, a range map, an index, and a table of contents.

States of Matter

Anita Nahta Amin (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636900476

In States of Matter, early fluent readers will learn how states of matter and the physics behind them impact our universe every day. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the laws, history, and applications of these foundational STEM concepts. Infographics and sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about states of matter using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. States of Matter also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Struggle for Survival

Tim Cooke (author) Alessandro Valdrighi (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910635

In the 1800s, Florida panthers thrived in the southeastern United States, but by the mid 1900s, there were very few of the animals left. When biologists like Mark Lotz realized that wildlife refuges would only do so much to save this endangered species, they got to work. Follow along in this graphic adventure based on a true story of how biologists saved the unhealthy population for a Florida panther comeback. Then, learn more about Florida panthers and other cats in danger.

Return to Yellowstone

Tim Cooke (author) Edu Coll (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910604

Gray wolves were predators that dominated the North American landscape hundreds of years ago. But when Mike Philips and Doug Smith relocated 14 wolves to Yellowstone in 1995, it was the first time in over 70 years that the species had stepped foot on the land. With the whole park suffering, this last change to save the gray wolf was also crucial to saving the balance of a delicate ecosystem. Follow along on this graphic adventure based on a true story to learn how a bold plan brough the gray wolf back from the brink. Then, learn more about gray wolves and other wolves in danger.

Saving the Silvertip

Tim Cooke (author) Edu Coll (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910611

Brothers John and Frank Craighill knew there was a problem when they saw fewer and fewer grizzly bears at Yellowstone National Park. But how did grizzlies--with a population size once as big as 100,000--wind up on the endangered species list? Follow along in this graphic adventure based on a true story of how the Craighill brothers learned all they could about these beautiful bears in order to save the silvertip. Then, learn more about grizzlies and other bears in danger.

Mandrill

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911588

The flash of color in an African rain forest might not be what you expect. Mandrills have bright faces with long, red noses and blue and cheeks (not to mention the colorful cheeks on their rears). Whether they are tiny babies clinging to the mothers or adult monkeys yawning at threats, mandrills are awesome! Learn all about the largest member of the monkey family.

Easy Grassland Origami

Jennifer Sanderson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910871

Fold a grassland full of origami prairie dogs, sunflowers, zebras, and more! Simple instructions and step-by-step images make origami easy while fun facts throughout share more information about the real-life versions of your fancy folded friends. Additional materials explore even more about grassland biomes. Fold your way to fun with a world of origami.

Easy Mountain Origami

Jennifer Sanderson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910888

Fold a mountain full of origami grizzlies, pine trees, mountain goats and more! Simple instructions and step-by-step images make origami easy while fun facts throughout share more information about the real-life versions of your fancy folded friends. Additional materials explore even more about mountain biomes. Fold your way to fun with a world of origami.