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A Mountain Home

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992843

Explains the five main types of mountains--fold, fault-block, dome, volcanic, and plateau--and describes how they provide valuable resources for people, farming, mining, and tourism. Reading Essentials in Science.

Natural Disasters

John Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992881

This book takes a scientific look at natural disasters around the world. Reading Essentials in Science.

Mountains

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992850

This book is an introduction to biomes and ecosystems and provides background for the in-depth discussion of the mountain biome. Reading Essentials in Science.

A Hot Desert Home

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992508

This book introduces the various habitats in the desert and looks at the harsh environments that the plants, animals, and people face every day. Reading Essentials in Science.

Habitat Destruction

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992447

This book takes a scientific look at the destruction of different habitats. Reading Essentials in Science.

Geologic Time

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992393

This book explains how geologic time is the timeline of Earth's evolution. Scientists use sedimentary rock layers, fossils, relative dating, and absolute dating to piece together the history of life on the planet. Reading Essentials in Science.

Global Warming

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992416

This book takes a scientific look at global warming. Reading Essentials in Science.

Hurricanes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992591

This book is an overview on hurricanes, how they form, the devastation they cause, and how meteorologists track these storms with several special types of equipment. Reading Essentials in Science.

A Home by the River

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992492

This book introduces habitats that exist along rivers and looks at the plants and animals that live there. Reading Essentials in Science.

Earth's Atmosphere

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992195

All life depends on the layers of gases that surround the Earth. This book explains the importance of the atmosphere for life on Earth, discussing the gases that make up the air, water vapor in the atmosphere, air pressure and movement, the layers of the atmosphere, and global warming. Reading Essentials in Science.

Forecasting

William Schley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992348

This book takes a scientific look at weather forecasting. Reading Essentials in Science.

Erosion

Virginia Castleman (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992263

This book takes a scientific look at erosion. Reading Essentials in Science.

Fossils

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992379

This book discusses what fossils are and where and how they are formed. Reading Essentials in Science.

Earth Movements

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992188

The Earth moves. The ground moves. Air and water move. All of this movement brings change to the Earth and its inhabitants. his book explains the different movements that effect Earth, including its movement in space and continental drift. Reading Essentials in Science.

Earthquakes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992201

This book explains what causes earthquakes, what happens during an earthquake, and how to prepare for one. Reading Essentials in Science.

The Earth

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992171

This book explains how the earth looks from space, how it travels through space, and why we have seasons. Reading Essentials in Science.

Classifying/Grouping Materials

Lewis Parker (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992065

This book explains what matter is, if it is solid, liquid, or gas, and how it can be classified. Reading Essentials in Science.

Deserts

Jane Hurwitz (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992126

This book describes Earth's deserts, where they are located, and how plants, animals and people have adapted to life there. Reading Essentials in Science.

Chemical Energy

Jenny Karpelenia (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992027

This book looks at the characteristics of chemical energy and discusses the various sources that produce chemical energy. Reading Essentials in Science.

Consumption and Waste

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992102

This book takes a scientific look at consumption and waste. Reading Essentials in Science.

Adaptation and Survival

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991808

This book explains how species have adapted to their environment over time in order to survive. Reading Essentials in Science.

Bacteria and Viruses

Michael Crumpton (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991907

Bacteria are single-celled organisms with the ability to help and harm other living things. Viruses can only reproduce in host cells, often causing infections. Reading Essentials in Science.

Birds

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991914

This book is an overview on birds and how they are grouped according to common characteristics, including songbirds, waterbirds, flightless birds, fowl, and birds of prey. Reading Essentials in Science.

Six Is So Much Less Than Seven

Ronald Himler (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723192

Warm illustrations convey the deep bond between an old man and his six cats while teaching the reader about the cycle of life.

Hiking

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606943669

This introduction to hiking covers such aspects as planning, clothing, supplies, food, safety, and the enjoyment of animal and plant life along the way.