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Big Bugs and Other Bug Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374007

Bugs! See the work of an artist who makes giant sculptures of some of the world's smallest creatures. Enjoy a creepy crawly counting poem. Learn about an insect eating caterpillar and get answers to questions such as "why can't bugs talk?" Stories by Jennifer Mattox, Mary Meinking, Charlotte, Gunnufson, and Highlights for Children.

Night Walk and Other Nighttime Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374014

In the Dark! Find the lights in the scary night. What do sheep count to fall to sleep? Enjoy a silly story about when the lights go out… dancing. Learn how bats can fly at night and how they drink water in flight. Stories by Maggie Murphy, Amy S. Hansen, Noelle Poulet, Alison Pearce Stevens, Ph.D., Marianne Mitchell, and Marileta Robinson.

Down a Wombat Hole and Other Fuzzy Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374021

Australian and arctic animals! Meet a scientist who studies wombats and another who studies arctic foxes. Enjoy a fun story about animals having a jumping competition and another about animals having a special grown-up birthday party. Stories by L.E. Carmichael, Ph.D., Douglas McInnis, Karen Steiner, and Highlights for Children.

Open Wide and Say Roar and Other Real Lion Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374038

Big animals! Find out about the biting career of a zoo animal dentist. Learn about ways in which people cure, respect, and preserve big cats in Africa and California. Stories by Pamela S. Turner, Highlights for Children, Nina Kidd, and David Richardson.

Off to the Beach and Other Sandy Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374069

Fun at the beach! Alex packs toys for a beach trip. Duck and Goose have try a new sport at the lake. Emma realizes that the wild animals should be free, no matter how small. Learn a safe and easy trick for examining sea creatures up close. Stories by Larry Dane Brimner, Dagmar Kost, Marianne Mitchell, and Les Ewen.

Squirrel School and Other Real Squirrel Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374076

Squirrels! Learn about the survival of different types of squirrels. Stories by Lois Bower, Alison Pearce Stevens Ph.D., Cheryl M Reifsnyder, Ph.D., and Richard Woods.

Saving Snow Leopards and Other Real Big Cat Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374090

Big cats! Learn how radio collars aide in conservation and answers to questions, such as, "why can't humans run as fast as cheetahs?" Follow researchers as they track Siberian tigers. Find out about efforts to conserve snow leopards in the wild. Stories by Andy Boyles, Pamela S. Turner, Linda Zajac, and Highlights for Children.

Methane Energy

Courtney Farrell (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808978

As our world's population grows, so to does our need for energy. Scientists seek the next breakthrough in new technology while constantly finding ways to make current solutions cheaper and more efficient. In this title, discover what methane energy is, its history, how we use it today, and how new technologies can contribute to our energy future. Learn how methane digesters work and how they can help people in the developing world, discover ways biogas might replace natural gas, and explore the potential future uses of methane hydrates. Sidebars, full-color photos, full-spread diagrams, well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, stories highlighting innovations in action, and a glossary enhance this engaging title. Innovative Technologies is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Ack! Icky, Sticky, Gross Stuff Underground

Pam Rosenberg (author) Beatriz Helena Ramos (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609541255

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.

Ammonoids

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602537293

These now-extinct cephalods were the predecessors of modern-day squid, octopus, and nautilus and survived for nearly 335 million years! Young readers will discover how these shelled creatures came in myriad shapes, sizes, and designs, and how they managed to outlast several mass extinctions until about 65 million years ago.

Butterflies

Sophie Lockwood (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602539969

Butterflies may be one of nature's most beautiful creatures. But do we really know all that much about them? Learn some great butterfly information in this book, from cocoon shapes and migration patterns to strange techniques in fending off predators.

Coral Reef Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965210

In Coral Reef Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the coral reef 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 on a coral reef. A map helps readers identify major reefs in the world's oceans, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about coral reef food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Coral Reef Food Chains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Forest Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965227

In Forest Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the temperate forest 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 a forest environment. A map helps readers identify significant forested areas of the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about forest food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Forest 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.

Mountain Food Chains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965241

In Mountain Food Chains, early fluent readers explore the mountain 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 at high elevations. A map helps readers identify major mountain chains around the world, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about mountain food chains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mountain 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.

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.

Canyons

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965838

In Canyons, early fluent readers learn about the geologic process that creates a canyon out of solid rock. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about these majestic landforms. An infographic illustrates how big the Grand Canyon is, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about canyons using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Canyons also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Caves

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965845

In Caves, early fluent readers learn about the geologic processes that create caves, as well as the unique animals and formations inside. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about these fascinating landforms. An infographic illustrates how a cave column forms, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about caves using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Caves also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Mountains

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965852

In Mountains, early fluent readers learn about the geologic processes that create mountains around the world. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about these gargantuan landforms. An infographic illustrates how a mountain forms, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about mountains using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mountains also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Rivers

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965869

In Rivers, early fluent readers learn about the geologic processes that create rivers around the world. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about these meandering landforms. An infographic illustrates the parts of a river, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about rivers using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Rivers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Volcanoes

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965876

In Volcanoes, early fluent readers learn about the geologic processes that create volcanoes around the world. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about these amazing landforms. An infographic illustrates Earth's layers, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about volcanoes using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Volcanoes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Waterfalls

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965883

In Waterfalls, early fluent readers learn about the geologic processes that transform the earth into waterfalls. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about these magnificent landforms. An infographic illustrates parts of a waterfall, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about waterfalls using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Waterfalls also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Avalanches

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965111

In Avalanches, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that turn a snowy slope into a dangerous slide. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest avalanches and how to stay safe in avalanche conditions. An infographic illustrates how an avalanche forms, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about avalanches using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Avalanches also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Heat Waves

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965128

In Heat Waves, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that lead to and result from catastrophic heat waves. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest heat waves and how to stay safe in heat wave conditions. An infographic illustrates how a heat wave forms, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about heat waves using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Heat Waves also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.