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Pygmy Hippos

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181502

This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to pygmy hippos--rare semi-aquatic mammals that live in African forests--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about pygmy hippos, 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.

Giant Armadillos

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181472

This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to giant armadillos--the largest armadillo species in the world--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about giant armadillos, 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.

Kakapos

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181489

This high-interest narrative nonfiction title introduces young readers to kakapos--rare flightless parrots that live in New Zealand--and an amazing scientist who studies them. This book is packed with exciting wildlife encounters, basic facts about kakapos, 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.

Love Canal

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181199

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the Love Canal disaster of the 1970s in Niagara Falls, New York. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181182

Human modification of the environment always carries a risk of accident and folly. Explore the causes and consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Guided by compelling questions such as, "What led to this disaster?," "Who was impacted by it?," and "What changed in its aftermath?" the interdisciplinary content blends social studies and science. Ultimately, it pushes students to consider how humans can meet their need for resources in a safe, sustainable way. Books include table of contents, index, glossary, author biography, and timeline.

Northern Lights

Ben McClanahan (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852142

Explains what causes the northern lights. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Humpback Whale Migration

Alexis Burling (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852128

Explains what causes humpback whales to migrate. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Robots Inspired by Nature

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852470

Identifies and explores innovative robotic technology that was inspired by nature. Accessible text, supplementary sidebars, and an interesting infographic reveal for readers the science behind these technologies and the animals and plants that inspired them.

Transportation Technology Inspired by Nature

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852487

Identifies and explores innovative technology in the transportation industry that was inspired by nature. Accessible text, supplementary sidebars, and an interesting infographic reveal for readers the science behind these technologies and the animals and plants that inspired them.

Tides

Lisa Bullard (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852173

Explains what causes tides. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Sinkholes

Eric Reeder (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852166

Explains what causes sinkholes. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Rainbows

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852159

Explains what causes rainbows. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Leatherback Sea Turtle Migration

Kelsey Jopp (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852135

Explains what causes leatherback sea turtles to migrate. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Using Energy

Gerry Bailey (author) Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688820

The STEM titles come packed with cross-curricular information covering all the essential aspects of these familiar school topics. Key word entries and highlighted key words in the text focus learning and understanding.

Future Farming

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (authors) Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688837

The STEM titles come packed with cross-curricular information covering all the essential aspects of these familiar school topics. Key word entries and highlighted key words in the text focus learning and understanding.

The Stuff of the Family

Gerry Bailey (author) Mike Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688899

Exciting things are happening in the world of science, and they involve all of us, no matter what age we are. The Stuff of the Family explores the amazing scientific area of DNA.

The Stuff of You

Saranne Taylor (author) Mike Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688875

Exciting things are happening in the world of science, and they involve all of us, no matter what age we are. The Stuff of You opens up the fascinating world of elements in a new and totally amazing way – 60 of the 118 elements that make up our (known) universe are actually in your body.

The Engineer's Equilibrium Machine

Felicia Law (author) Lesley Danson (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913189877

STEAM education is the backbone of learning worldwide as Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics come to the fore of curriculum activity in schools across the globe. In this exciting and original series, 5 scientists (representing STEAM) come together to pool their knowledge as each one of them constructs a machine or piece of equipment that uses basic knowledge across the 5 sciences.

The Scientist's Earth-Watch Machine

Saranne Taylor (author) Lesley Danson (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913189907

STEAM education is the backbone of learning worldwide as Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics come to the fore of curriculum activity in schools across the globe. In this exciting and original series, 5 scientists (representing STEAM) come together to pool their knowledge as each one of them constructs a machine or piece of equipment that uses basic knowledge across the 5 sciences.

Secret Survivors

Aimee Jackson (author) Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913189754

Understanding camouflage - from the tiniest insect to the largest mammal, animals are amazingly clever. They have to be, if they're going to live out there in the wild. This beautifully illustrated series takes young readers on a fascinating discovery to observe the creatures who have found brilliant and unexpected ways to survive.

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.

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.

Tiny Life

Emily Schlesinger (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783853

From oceans and lakes to people’s bodies, tiny creatures live everywhere. They are too small to see with the eye. Microscopes make it possible to view their world. Take a closer look at what makes these life forms so amazing.

Follow Those Zebras

Sandra Markle (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583825

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to satellite-tracking collars, scientists were able to solve the mystery, but several questions remain. Award-winning science author Sandra Markle reveals the process scientists used to study the zebras, and she also delves into the science of migration, exploring how animals know where to go, how to get there, and when to leave.

Living Fossils: Survivors from Earth's Distant Past

Rebecca E. Hirsch (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401508

In the history of life on this planet, 99.9 percent of all species have gone extinct. But a few have survived almost unchanged. Author Rebecca E. Hirsch introduces readers to six living fossils, including the chambered nautilus, the horseshoe crab with its sticky blue blood, and venomous platypuses that sting, as well as a comprehensive explanation of evolution and extinction for readers who may not be familiar with the terms yet. Readers will also discover a a spectacular timeline of the history of animal life on Earth. Dive into the stories of these incredible animals and find out how they help scientists piece together evolutionary history.