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Rockin' Rocks

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617849770

Dig into the world of geology with the Rock On! series! Rockin' Rocks introduces readers to what rocks are and how they form. Chapters build concepts from the ground up, from atoms, elements, and minerals to Earth's layers, tectonic plates, and the three classes of rock. Real-world examples like the Grand Canyon, Devils Tower, and Arches National Park bring to life igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock. Full-color photographs will draw in readers while the easy-to-read text breaks down complex concepts. A colorful diagram of the rock cycle ties everything together while an at-home experiment provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Famine and Dust: Dust Bowl

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141209

The events surrounding the Dust Bowl did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm worker, and a government journalist as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timelines.

Lampreys to Robots

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140738

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Lampreys to Robots, readers will discover how the invention of robots were inspired by the lamprey. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Birds to Aircraft

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140684

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Birds to Aircraft, readers will discover how the invention of the aircraft was inspired by the flight of birds. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Kingfishers to Bullet Trains

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140691

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Kingfishers to Bullet Trains, readers will discover how the invention of bullet trains were modeled after the face of kingfisher birds. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Woodpeckers to Helmets

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140707

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Woodpeckers to Helmets, readers will discover how the invention of helmets were inspired by woodpeckers. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Cat Claws to Thumbtacks

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140714

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Cat Claws to Thumbtacks, readers will discover how the invention of thumbtacks were inspired by cat claws. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Porcupine Quills to Needles

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140721

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Porcupine Quills to Needles, readers will discover how the invention of needles were inspired by the porcupine quills. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Burrs to Velcro

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140660

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Burrs to Velcro, readers will discover how the invention of velcro was inspired by the mechanics of burrs. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

Cat's Eyes to Reflectors

Jennifer Colby (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140677

Some of the greatest inventions that changed the modern world have been based on nature. In Cat's Eyes to Reflectors, readers will discover how the invention of reflectors were inspired by the mechanics of a cat's eye. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and sidebars.

The Mystery of the Too Crisp Cash

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847824

The Koots are on the trail of a counterfeiter after Ben and Toby are questioned by Officer Gomez about passing a fake twenty-dollar bill.

Locust Migration

L. E. Carmichael (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731771

Explains how locusts live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats locusts may face on their migration.

Survive a Blizzard

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174412

Icy winds whip snow into whiteout conditions. It’s a blizzard! These extreme winter storms can turn deadly if you’re not prepared. Bundle up and learn how to get ready for a blizzard and what to do if you get caught in one in this book for reluctant readers.

Science Encyclopedia Plant Life

Thomas Sheehan (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606940143

Take An In-Depth Look At Plant Life In This Science Encyclopedia.

The Summer of the Spotted Owl

Melanie Jackson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551437859

After a hang glider crashes into the pool of the house where Dinah and Madge are house-sitting, the hapless pilot creates more than a splash of suspicion in Dinah's mind. Why does this itchy intruder make off with Dinah's inflatable turtle? Why is someone trying to drive their cat-mad neighbor away? And what is the connection with the balding stranger seen lurking behind the hedge? And when Madge's boyfriend starts a campaign to save the endangered spotted owl, it seems that a crooked politician may be out to destroy the habitat of the near-extinct animal. While Madge paints, Dinah brushes aside suggestions that she be a quiet, well-behaved guest in this posh North Vancouver neighborhood. There's just too much for Dinah and her friends—tree-fanatic Pantelli and irritatingly conscientious Talbot—to investigate in this hilariously suspenseful adventure. Along with learning about endangered animals and fragile ecosystems, Dinah runs across clueless reporters and greedy developers, all the while continuing to belt out her favorite songs and satisfy her healthy appetite.

Water, Water, Everywhere

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993444

This book discusses the major roles water plays in all living things, including how it affects the weather, shapes the land, and nourishes plants and animals. Reading Essentials in Science.

What is a Rodent?

Jacqueline Langille, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790082

With over 1700 species, more than one-third of all mammals are rodents. From the jumping jerboa to the humungous capybara, What is a Rodent? gnaws through rodent myths to expose the facts about this often misunderstood group. Readers of all ages will be fascinated by the rodent family tree, a rodent's body and amazing teeth, homes underground and in watery habitats, millions of mice and rats, many rodent cousins from squirrels to prairie dogs, their prickly quills, webbed feet, and fabulous fur, and pet care tips.

Viewpoints on the Dust Bowl

Kristin J. Russo (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131422

The events of the Dust Bowl period did not look the same to everyone involved--understanding depends on perspective. In the Viewpoints and Perspectives series, more advanced readers will come to understand different viewpoints by learning the context, significance, and details of the period through the eyes of three different people, while engaging with text through questions sparking critical thinking. Books include timeline, glossary, and index.

The Gulf of Mexico

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310645

A tour of the Gulf of Mexico and its surrounding area.

Saving the Bald Eagle

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282819

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the bald eagle came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these majestic birds make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the bald eagle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the Bald Eagle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Saving the American Alligator

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282772

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the American alligator came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these reptiles make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the American alligator using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the American Alligator also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Saving the American Bison

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282796

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the American bison came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these massive mammals make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the American bison using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the American Bison also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Saving the Grizzly Bear

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282871

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the grizzly bear came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these predators make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the grizzly bear using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the Grizzly Bear also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Saving the Sea Otter

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282918

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the sea otter came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these playful animals make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the sea otter using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the Sea Otter also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Saving the Manatee

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282895

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the manatee came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these sea cows make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the manatee using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the Manatee also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.