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Discovering Pterosaurs

Kathy Frost (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515175

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates and people that have influenced the information known today about this prehistoric species that lived during the time of dinosaurs, all tracked throughout the book on a timeline. It explores the history of the pterosaurs' discovery and how scientists found out it was a flying reptile.

Discovering Velociraptor

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515212

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates and people that have influenced the information known today about this prehistoric dinosaur species, all tracked throughout the book on a timeline. It explores the history of the Velociraptor's discovery and how fossils have helped scientists discover more about its hunting and eating habits.

Discovering Stegosaurus

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515182

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates and people that have influenced the information known today about this prehistoric dinosaur species, all tracked throughout the book on a timeline. It explores the history of the stegosaurus' discovery and how fossils have helped scientists learn that its plates were used to communicate.

Discovering Apatosaurus

Kathy Frost (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681515168

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates and people that have influenced the information known today about this prehistoric dinosaur species, all tracked throughout the book on a timeline. It explores the history of the apatosaurus' discovery, how its fossils were once mistaken for the brontosaurus, and how it belongs to the sauropod group.

12 Stories about Helping the Planet

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820321

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen started a Clean Water Project in her hometown in Brazil. The Swedish company IKEA is working to reduce air pollution in India. A 12-year-old girl in Indonesia organized a group of her friends to plant hundreds of mangrove trees, which can protect coastal areas from flooding. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for the environment and the earth. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

12 Amazing Animal Feats

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820208

Chaser, a border collie, learned 1,000 words. Lulu, a pot-bellied pig, stopped traffic and saved her owner’s life. Moko, a dolphin, led a mother whale and her baby to safety in the sea. This book features 12 compelling, moving stories about animals doing amazing things. Each includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

Komodo Dragons

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537014

Describes Komodo dragons, including what they look like, where they live, how they hunt, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Green Iguanas

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607537007

Describes green iguanas, including what they look like, where they live, some of their behaviors, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Geckos

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536987

Describes geckos, including what they look like, where they live, some of their behaviors, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Chameleons

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536970

Describes chameleons, including what they look like, where they live, why they change color, how they reproduce, and how they fit in the world.

Spider

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532699

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a spider from mating and laying eggs to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Butterfly

Wendy Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532620

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a butterfly from egg to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Mouse

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532651

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a mouse from mating and birth to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Penguin

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532668

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a penguin from mating and laying eggs to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Sea Turtle

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532675

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of an sea turtle from mating and birth to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Rainy Day Magic

Harriet Ziefert (author) R. W. Alley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801149

Lots of fun, lots of science: when Sophie and Hank fill up a bowl with rainwater on a gloomy day, they have a great time seeing what happens when the water freezes, when it’s mixed with food coloring, and when it’s left out in the sun. 

I Am a Pet Turkey

Joanne Ingis (author) Binny (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801057

In this delightful tale, based on a true story, a suburban family adopts a wild turkey and raises it by hand. Joanne Ingis takes readers on an unbelievable journey, from the hatching of the egg, to the naming of the turkey, to its incorporation into the family's daily life. 

Super Simple Rain Forest Projects

Carolyn Bernhardt (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624024009

Learn about rain forest habitats with Super Simple Rain Forest Projects! Kids will discover what plants and animals live in rain forests and read about rain forest food chains. Then, they will learn how to create a tree terrarium, make a rain forest animal mosaic, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Super Simple Backyard Projects

Carolyn Bernhardt (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023965

Learn about backyard habitats with Super Simple Backyard Projects! Kids will discover plants and animals that live in backyards and read about backyard food chains. Then, they will learn how to create an insect inn, make a squirrel feeder, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Super Simple Ocean Projects

Carolyn Bernhardt (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023996

Learn about ocean habitats with Super Simple Ocean Projects! Kids will discover what plants and animals live in the ocean and read about ocean food chains. Then, they will learn how to create a tide pool, make an arctic glacier, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Super Simple Grassland Projects

Carolyn Bernhardt (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023989

Learn about grassland habitats with Super Simple Grassland Projects! Kids will discover what plants and animals live in grasslands and read about grassland food chains. Then, they will learn how to create an animal burrow, make a safari diorama, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Extreme Environments

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781216224

From extreme heat to extreme deep, animals make their homes in some very strange places. See the amazing ways animals have adapted to survive in some of Earth's harshest environments. Through leveled text, extreme action images, and fun facts, let young readers explore some amazing animal adaptations. These early nonfiction chapter books are perfect for budding natrualists and animal lovers.

Marvelous Movers

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781216231

From north to south and east to west, animals move across our planet. See the amazing migrations animals make in order survive. Through leveled text, extreme action images, and fun facts, let young readers explore some amazing animal adaptations. These early nonfiction chapter books are perfect for budding natrualists and animal lovers.

Masters of Camouflage

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781216248

From dots to stripes, animals wear all kinds of patterns and colors. See the amazing disguises animals have adapted in order to survive. Through leveled text, extreme action images, and fun facts, let young readers explore some amazing animal adaptations. These early nonfiction chapter books are perfect for budding natrualists and animal lovers.

Predator Protections

Nancy Dickmann (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781216255

From spikes to poison, animals have all kinds of defenses. See the amazing ways animals have adapted in order to escape or fight back against predators. Through leveled text, extreme action images, and fun facts, let young readers explore some amazing animal adaptations. These early nonfiction chapter books are perfect for budding natrualists and animal lovers.