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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.

Smart Farming

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172487

What makes something "smart?" In the Exploring the Internet of Things series, readers discover how inanimate objects, from watches to home speakers to even t-shirts, help people get things done better, faster, and smarter. In Smart Farming, readers will learn the practical application, technological and future advancements, and innovation of IoT in agriculture. Includes informative sidebars, data-focused text, and 21st Century Skills backmatter content.

Discover Resurrection Bay

Leah Kaminski (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160767

Discover Resurrection Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Resurrection Bay is one of Alaska's top tourist destinations. Readers will experience its rugged shores and rocky islands, home to sea lions and harbor seals. They will explore the bay's deep coves, where humpback and killer whales thrive in the nutrient-rich waters. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide a close-up view of Resurrection Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.

Discover Monterey Bay

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160750

Discover Monterey Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Part of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Monterey Bay is teeming with a variety of plant and animal life. The bay is also home to an underwater canyon 11,800 feet deep, and the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium promotes protection and conservation of marine life. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide a close-up view of Monterey Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.

Discover Massachusetts Bay

Leah Kaminski (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160729

Discover Massachusetts Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Surrounded by some of America's oldest cities, Massachusetts Bay is home to shipping and fishing, and is a top tourist destination. Explore life in the bay's waters and along its shores, and gain a better understanding of how humans have impacted the bay since the first colonists arrived from England in 1620. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide a close-up view of Massachusetts Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.

Discover Grand Traverse Bay

Leah Kaminski (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160743

Discover Grand Traverse Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay area is home to year-round fishing, fruit orchards, and many animal species. Readers can explore the bay's unique underwater bluffs and riverbeds, formed by fast-moving glaciers. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide a close-up view of Grand Traverse Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.

Discover Chesapeake Bay

Leah Kaminski (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160705

Discover Chesapeake Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. These four very different systems create a unique environment in and around Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. Readers will experience 200 miles of shoreline teeming with more than 3,600 species of animals and plants. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide a close-up view of Chesapeake Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.

Discover Apalachicola Bay

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160774

Discover Apalachicola Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Apalachicola Bay is part of the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve. The bay is surrounded by four islands, covers 208 square miles, and is one of the most biologically diverse areas of Florida. Its waters are home to many marine animal species, including the endangered West Indian manatee. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide a close-up view of Apalachicola Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.

Discover Galveston Bay

M. Weber (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160736

Discover Galveston Bay takes readers to the water's edge, where they will learn about the bay's atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Galveston Bay is the largest estuary in Texas, and the Galveston Bay area is home to around half the population of Texas. It also houses the Christmas Bay Coastal Preserve, which is untouched by human activity. Rich in shellfish, including the majority of oysters harvested in Texas, Galveston Bay is one of Texas's most vital geographical areas. Colorful maps, diagrams, and photos provide readers with a close-up view of Galveston Bay. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes sidebar, activity, glossary, index, and additional resources.

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.