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Leaves

Alicia Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425526

Some are bigger than a school bus. Others are as small as a candy sprinkle. Some make people itch. What are they? Plant leaves! Find out why leaves are a certain shape and size, how they help plants grow, and perform your own experiment to find out just what leaves need to grow.

Roots

Alicia Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425533

Plant roots are amazing! From keeping plants anchored in the ground to sucking up water from the soil, roots are an essential part of plants. Some go deep below Earth’s surface while others spread far and wide just below the dirt. Dig in to discover how roots help plants survive.

Bearded Dragon

Cristie Mosblech (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422464

Bearded dragons are reptiles. Spiny scales run down both sides of their head, throat, and bodies. These soft spines resemble the whiskers of a human and make them look like they have beards. Their size, playful personality, and good temperament make bearded dragons one of the most popular reptiles to keep as pets.

Miniature Donkey

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422440

The miniature donkey is a member of the equine family, along with horses and mules. Like horses, a miniature donkey is a herd animal. This small mammal only reaches 36 to 38 inches (91 to 97 centimeters) tall. It has many other interesting features.

Pygmy Goat

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422433

Pygmy Goats are unusual pets but they are smart, social, and fun to own. Learn all about how to care for them and what special needs they may have to become a great pet!

Skunk

Ann Matzke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422457

When you think of skunks do you think, Pee-yew!? A skunk’s reputation as a natural stinker warns us to stay away. But remove their bad smell, and this boldly striped animal is curious, quick to learn, and tenderhearted.

Mystery of the Turtle Snatcher

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634305754

Missing tooth, a hunk of cheese, and white fur are the clues Tully has to solve the latest mystery at Watson Elementary. With the help of the Gumshoe Gang, she sets off to find out who stole CoCo the turtle. But more importantly, why? This latest case comes just when she’s planning her birthday party and trying to find out who she really is. Talk about a full plate. These mysteries are perfectly suited to keep readers guessing as they solve for clues. With longer sentences and fewer illustrations, they are just the right fit for your early fluent reader. Paired to the nonfiction title Freshwater Pond Biome.

Undercover Animals

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963735

In Undercover Animals, early fluent readers learn about animals such as the zebra, octopus, and Arctic hare that protect themselves against predators with camouflage. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore the unique adaptations of these undercover animals. An infographic illustrates different methods animals use to blend in, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about animals with camouflage using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Undercover Animals also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Carlsbad Caverns

Sara Louise Kras (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622993574

This book explains how the caves were formed, and what creatures can be found in the caverns.

Plant Reproduction

Shelly C. Buchanan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480750975

From a tiny seed to a towering tree, plants reproduce and carry on generations in the most amazing ways. Learn the “how” and “why” about plant reproduction in this intriguing e-book. Filled with engaging diagrams and interesting facts, students will get an in-depth look at how plant reproduction works and why each plant is quite different. High-interest text and vibrant images and photographs fill the pages of this e-book to make learning about plant reproduction fun and interesting. A “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity that supports STEM instruction is included at the end of the book for students to use what they learned in the text and apply that knowledge to the activity. A helpful glossary, table of contents, and index are also included for additional support.

Nuclear Energy

Kathleen Manatt (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791824

Nuclear energy, with the potential to provide vast amounts of power, is a controversial topic. The science, history, and the controversy are explained here.

Meat-Eating Plants

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968792

Meat-Eating Plants introduces readers to meat-eating plants from around the world and the ways in which they trap their meals. From pitcher plants to sticky traps and plants that snap, readers will be fascinated with these plants' abilities to catch prey!

Photosynthesis

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968822

Photosynthesis introduces readers to the amazing ways in which plants produce their own food and rely on the sun for survival. Readers will be fascinated with these plants' powers!

Poisonous Plants

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968853

Poisonous Plants introduces readers to poisonous plants from around the world and the ways in which they defend themselves. From poisonous berries to beautiful, luring flowers, readers will be fascinated with these plants' abilities to trick prey!

Pollinating Plants

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968884

Pollinating Plants introduces readers to the amazing ways in which plants pollinate and the insects and natural elements that help them do so.

Prickly Plants

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968914

Prickly Plants introduces readers to plants around the world that use thorns, prickles, spines, and bristles to defend themselves.

Healing Plants

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968761

Healing Plants introduces readers to plants around the world that we can use to help heal. From their flowers, fruits, and leaves all the way to their roots, readers will be fascinated with these plants' abilities to heal!

Life Cycle of a Jellyfish

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968143

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of a larva into a jellyfish and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the incredible stages of the life cycle of a jellyfish.

Life Cycle of a Kangaroo

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968174

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation the tiniest joey makes into a full-grown kangaroo. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about the incredible stages of the life cycle of a kangaroo.

Life Cycle of a Ladybug

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968204

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of an egg into a ladybug, and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about every stage of the life cycle of a ladybug.

Life Cycle of a Snake

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968235

In this book, readers will learn about the incredible transformation of an egg into a snake, and every phase in between. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about every stage of the life cycle of a snake.

Crystals

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968266

In this book, readers will learn all about the properties of crystals and what makes them so fascinating. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about how crystals form, the shapes they take, and where they can be found. Infographics aid understanding, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about crystals using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Crystals also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Fossils

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968297

In this book, readers will learn about the fascinating stories behind fossils and how they are preserved. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about how fossils form, the shapes they take, and where they can be found.

Gemstones

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968327

In this book, readers will learn how 130 of the more than 3,000 minerals that exist form gemstones. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn more about how gemstones are formed and the qualities for which they are prized.

Igneous Rocks

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968358

In this book, readers will learn how the more than 600 different kinds of igneous rock all form from magma. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn about igneous rocks and where an Earth they are found.