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Easy Tundra Origami

Jennifer Sanderson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910918

Fold a tundra full of origami arctic foxes, snowy owls, frigid flowers, 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 tundra biomes. Fold your way to fun with a world of origami.

Eco Dogs

Megan Cooley Peterson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911397

From sniffing scat to snakes, eco dogs save the ecosystem. Eco dogs work with scientists to track and protect endangered species while capturing and preventing invasive ones. And the planet protectors do it all with their powerful sense of smell! Learn all about these heroic dogs.

Elephant

Jenna Grodzicki (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911601

With big ears that flap like fans and long trunks that can grab and pull, elephants are awesome! But these supersmart animals are more than just ears and trunks. Learn all about the largest land mammals.

Camel

Jenna Grodzicki (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911625

Nostrils that can close in a sandstorm, wide feet that won't sink in the sand, and--of course--a signature fat-storing hump make the camel perfectly comfortable in it's less than hospitable habitat. But what else do you know about this awesome desert dweller? Learn all about camels!

Clown Fish

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911595

Bright orange fish bob in the water, darting in and out of scary stinging tentacles. But it's okay--clown fish are covered in mucus that protects them from the poison that coats their anemone home. And not only can these fancy fish stop the sting of poison, they can also change from males to females in a flash. Clown fish are awesome! Learn all about these fantastic fish.

Easy Desert Origami

Jennifer Sanderson (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910864

Fold a desert full of origami scorpions, cactuses, snakes, 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 desert biomes. Fold your way to fun with a world of origami.

A Chemical Nightmare

Tim Cooke (author) Edu Coll (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636910598

The Eagle Man, Charles Broley, loved the majestic birds he saw flying through the sky. He spent his retirement studying bald eagles across the United States and Canada. So, when he learned that they were in danger, he knew he had to figure out what was wrong. Follow along in this graphic adventure based on a true story about how citizens and scientists alike worked together to help save the iconic American symbol. Then, learn more about bald eagles and other eagles in danger.

Armadillo

Jenna Grodzicki (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781636911618

It sniffs with a snout pressed close to the ground, smelling for a tasty treat. After a quick scratch of the ground with sharp claws, the armadillo's tongue does the rest of the work to snatch up a tasty ant snack. Whether the size of a chipmunk or a large dog, armadillos are awesome! Learn all about this mammal in bony armor.

Cloning

Susan Hennenberg (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982104

Learn about the history, potential, and dangers of cloning, from the first cloned salamander to Dolly the sheep and beyond.

Animalitos de arroyo

Jennifer Keats Curtis, Stroud Water Research Center (author) Phyllis Saroff (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781643517681

¿Te gustan las búsquedas del tesoro? ¿Cómo sabes si el agua de un arroyo está limpia y saludable? Acompaña a Lucas y a su hermana mientras hacen de científicos en búsqueda de ciertos tipos de insectos de arroyo (macroinvertebrados acuáticos) que necesitan agua limpia y libre de contaminación para sobrevivir. ¿Qué encontrarán al voltear piedras, levantar hojas y buscar entre el lodo? Sigue leyendo para saber si su arroyo recibe una calificación de aprobación.

La camada con suerte: cachorros de lobo rescatados de un incendio forestal

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author) John Gomes (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628557220

Mientras que un gran incendio forestal rugía a lo largo del Funny River en el Kenai National Wildlife Refuge en Alaska, los bomberos se apresuraron al rescate. Cuando encontraron a cinco cachorros de lobos de tres semanas de nacidos en apuros, se pusieron en acción para salvar a toda la camada. Sin los padres lobos para ayudar, los cuidadores de animales del zoológico y los veterinarios en el Alaska Zoo (Zoológico de Alaska) se aseguragon que los bebés crecieran en una manada saludable y felíz. Sigue esta historia real mientras los cachorros viajan desde el carbonizado bosque hacia el Alaska Zoo, donde crecen grandes y fuertes antes de ser finalmente trasladados a su hogar definitivo en el Minnesota Zoo (Zoológico de Minnesota).

La naturaleza recicla—¿Lo haces tú?

Michelle Lord (author) Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607186519

Desde los erizos de mar en el océano Atlántico hasta los bandicuts en la savana Australiana, los animales reciclan en todo el mundo. Explora cómo diferentes animales en diferentes habitats utilizan material reciclable para construir casas, protegerse a sí mismos, y obtener comida. Esta colección fascinante de hechos de animals enseñará a los lectores sobre la importancia de reciclar y los inspirará a participar en la protección y la conservación del medio ambiente reciclando a su manera.

Salamander Season

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author) J. Adam Frederick, Shennen Bersani, and photos (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628555837

One cold, rainy, spring night, a young girl and her scientist father participate in “Salamander Night” to follow hundreds of spotted salamanders as they venture into a vernal pool to mate and lay eggs. Together, the father-child team studies the salamanders through their complete amphibian metamorphosis, culminating in the adult salamanders' disappearance into the woods in late summer. In easy-to-understand text, the girl relates the tale through her illustrated, photographic journal.

If a Tree Falls

Nikki Tate (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459823563

Every day more of the world’s forests disappear. Trees are cleared for agriculture, lost in wildfires and harvested for the valuable products they supply. Called the lungs of the planet, forests play a critical role in climate moderation. What happens when they’re gone? Are replanting and afforestation efforts helping? In If A Tree Falls: The Global Impact of Deforestation, author Nikki Tate gives an accessible and balanced look at forest practices throughout history, the growth of industry and the fight for preservation. Global deforestation affects us all. Find out what you can do to protect forests today and keep them healthy for future generations.

Bird's-Eye View

Ann Eriksson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821545

Wild birds are everywhere, from the dry deserts to the icy poles. We see them soaring overhead, paddling across water, flitting through trees, pecking at the ground or our backyard bird feeders and singing from fence posts. Birds contribute to the health of the planet and provide pleasure for millions of people, but wild birds are in trouble. Today, almost 200 bird species are critically endangered. They are threatened by habitat loss, invasive species, climate change, pesticides, plastics in the environment, human-made structures and other animals. Bird’s Eye View looks at why wild birds are important, why they need help and what young people all over the world are doing and can do to give wild birds a boost.

Killer Plants

Helen Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845677

Introduces plants with unique or unusual features, such as those that eat meat and those that produce poisons, and includes a fictional story featuring carnivorous plants.

Great Disasters

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845738

What is a disaster? Is being ill a disaster? What about 75 million dying in the Black Death? Find out what makes disasters happen before reading The Eruption to learn who to trust when a volcano erupts.

Endangered Animals

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845752

Some scientists say there could be 200 million different types of living things in the world. Actually, nobody really knows. But there is a problem. Many of these different types of things are becoming extinct. Find out why. Find out which animals are in danger and what we can do to save them. Then read Where The Forest Ended. It's a story that shows that sometimes answers aren't easy.

Gross Stuff Underground

Pam Rosenberg (author) Beatriz Helena Ramos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850736

There are thousands of things going on right under your feet--but you probably didn't even know it! From bugs and worms to decaying matter, discover tons of 'Ack!'-inducing facts in this fascinating book. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Gross Stuff Underwater

Pam Rosenberg (author) Beatriz Helena Ramos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850743

Swim at your own risk! This 'Yikes!'-inducing book uncovers tons of interesting-but-gross facts about aquatic life, from plankton and bacteria to blood-sucking lampreys. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Gross Stuff in Your Garden

Pam Rosenberg (author) Beatriz Helena Ramos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850705

There's more living in your garden than bean plants and worms! Learn tons of 'Yuck!'-inducing garden facts, from bacteria and bugs to slugs and fungus. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

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.

Savanna Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965203

In Savanna Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the savanna biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals who live in this dry, grassy environment. A map helps readers locate savanna biomes around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about savanna food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Savanna Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Outback Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965258

In Outback Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the Australian outback biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals who live in this harsh, dry environment. A map helps readers locate the outback biome, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about outback food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Outback Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Freshwater Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965234

In Freshwater Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the freshwater biome and the food chains it supports. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how energy flows through plants and animals in freshwater rivers and lakes. A map helps readers identify major rivers and lakes of the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about freshwater food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Freshwater Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.