Follows the experiences of Mattie, a brown pelican, from her hatching through her first nesting season. Includes factual information about the natural history of pelicans.
This book provides factual information about the natural history of Virginia opossums through the story of a young possum named Lucy, from her birth to her first offspring.
Provides factual information about the natural history of pronghorns through the fictional story of a young pronghorn antelope named Perry.
Uses a story about a shark fishing adventure to describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and survival techniques of different kinds of sharks.
Provides factual information about the natural history of beavers through the fictional story of a young beaver named Gus.
Provides factual information about the natural history of gray wolves through the fictional story of a young gray wolf named Kooski.
Explores the world of a sea otter as he goes from total dependence on his mother to becoming a playful member of the community.
Calvin panics when he is caught in the 1924 Lorain, Ohio, tornado and races to find his family and make sure they survived.
Looks at ten animals at risk of becoming extinct, and explains how to help protect the animals and their habitats.
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.
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.
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.
Provides factual information about the natural history of raccoons through the fictional story of a young raccoon named Chester.
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.
Follows a young mountain lion from his birth through his first year of life as he learns to survive on his own.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the Florida manatee through the fictional story of a young manatee named Dudley.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the trumpeter swan through the fictional story of a four-year-old female named Daphne.
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.
This book explains how the caves were formed, and what creatures can be found in the caverns.
This book takes a scientific look at different records and oddities regarding weather in our world. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book discusses the early people, creatures, and plants of the Grand Canyon.
This book explains what a redwood is and discusses the creatures and plants of the Redwoods National Park.
This book explains what the Everglades are and the creatures that inhabit it.
This book explains the causes and effects of floods, and how people prepare for and survive floods. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book introduces the various types of environments in an ocean and along an ocean's shore, including rocky cliffs where hardy plants grow and the underwater communities of the coral reefs. Reading Essentials in Science.