Simon is the first pup in a litter of four. Follow his adventures as he learns to survive in the wild.
Looks at ten animals at risk of becoming extinct, and explains how to help protect the animals and their habitats.
After the Creator throws a lightning bolt and injures Great Eagle's foot and feathers, Small Eagle helps his friend by providing fish to eat until Great Eagle's spirit is able to heal both body and soul.
Provides factual information about the natural history of beavers through the fictional story of a young beaver named Gus.
Explores the world of a sea otter as he goes from total dependence on his mother to becoming a playful member of the community.
Provides factual information about the natural history of gray wolves through the fictional story of a young gray wolf named Kooski.
Follows the life of Callie, a great gray owl, from the day that she and her mate find a nest to the day that two of their three chicks are ready to establish their own territories.
Provides factual information about the natural history of raccoons through the fictional story of a young raccoon named Chester.
This book introduces some of Australia's and New Zealand's strangest and craziest creatures with unusual features that help them survive in their environments.
Describes some of the unusual animals, birds, insects, and marine life that make their homes in different parts of the world, such as the star-nosed mole, the piranha, and the gecko.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the trumpeter swan through the fictional story of a four-year-old female named Daphne.
This book is about Jason who wants to be a research scientist someday. He is studying dolphins with his uncle in the Florida Keys and wants to write a story based on his experiences.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the Florida manatee through the fictional story of a young manatee named Dudley.
Follow Eli, a little black bear, as he snuggles with his mother, learns to swim, faces the danger of an adult male bear, and learns the survival skills he will need as an adult.
Follows a young mountain lion from his birth through his first year of life as he learns to survive on his own.
In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the powerful strength of rat teeth. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the special biological adaptions that make rats one of nature’s superheroes. An infographic aids understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about rats using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Super Rats also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.
This forward-looking book explores a unique field of entrepreneurship, in which innovative individuals directly address, or work toward addressing, environmental challenges in our world. Offering an important look at the ways entrepreneurship can tackle global issues, this title engages readers through real-world examples, discussion prompts, and critical thinking questions. The title encourages readers to recognize and take on the skills and mindset needed to achieve success as an environmental entrepreneur.
My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by people around the world who produce and assemble furniture, and environmental problems, such as deforestation, associated with the harvesting of materials used in furniture-making. Case studies show how fair trade projects are helping people achieve better working conditions and a fair price for their products, and how using renewable materials is helping to save the world's precious resources.
Environmental scientists look at their natural surroundings and think about future generations. They want to understand how the human activities of today are affecting the health of the environment, what that means for the future, and what can be done about it. This title aims to create meaningful connections between the scientific concepts readers learn in the classroom and how they are applied in the real world by environmental scientists searching for answers.
Discover the biomes of our planet, from lush rainforests and sweltering deserts to deep oceans and fast-flowing rivers. See how seasons and climates vary across the globe, and find out about amazing animal and plant adaptations. Learn about people who live in different places around the world and the dangers that threaten our natural environment.
Learn all about the water cycle, the amazing process that keeps water moving around our planet. Simple explanations and diagrams show how water evaporates from the ocean, gathers as clouds in the sky, and falls as rain. Read about the natural places on Earth where water collects and is stored, and how important the water cycle is to human life.
This beautiful book gives readers core information about freshwater biomes in rivers, lakes, wetlands, and estuaries. Find out where each kind is found, how animals and plants have adapted to life in and around water, who lives near these waterways, and how humans impact life there.
This engaging book gives readers core information about grassland biomes on prairies, steppes, pampas, and savannahs. Find out where each kind is found, how animals and plants have adapted to life on open grassland, who lives in these environments, and how humans impact life there.
This fascinating book gives readers core information about marine biomes on coasts, in coral reefs, frozen oceans, and in the deepest depths of the ocean. Find out where each kind is found, how animals and plants have adapted to life underwater, who lives in these environments, and how humans impact life there.
This engaging book gives readers core information about alpine and arctic tundra biomes. Find out where each kind is found, how animals and plants have adapted to life in these mostly bare environments, who lives in these places, and how humans impact life there.