Animals in the wild have to fend for themselves. Sometimes by teaming up with other animals, both species can get something they need. This book explores how animals can protect and help each other in peculiar ways. From the buffalo and oxpecker, to goby and pistol shrimp, this book explores the strange lives of animals around the world! This book will allow students to understand how animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.
Jake and Lucy are at the park. They hear some hungry baby birds. Who is going to feed the birds and where is their mother? Paired to the nonfiction title What Do Birds Eat?.
The boy and girl want to play in the snow. But, they can’t decide what to do. Will they be able to find something they both enjoy? Paired to the nonfiction title Where We Live.
It’s a hot summer day. The children want to eat fruit that matches their favorite color. What fruit will each child choose? Paired to the nonfiction title Need It or Want It.
The girl wants to plant seeds with her mother. But the watering can has a hole in it. How will she water her seeds? Paired to the nonfiction title Fruits and Vegetables.
It’s spring. Bobby and Amy go to the park. In the park, they see many things. Amy sees a bear, but it is a dog. And Bobby sees a bee. Can you guess where it is? Paired to the nonfiction title Bees Buzz.
Eels are amazing creatures. They are practically invisible when they are born. And they can swim backward! Dive in to learn more about eels.
Seahorses are amazing creatures. They can change color. They make noises. And the dads have the babies! Dive in to learn more about seahorses.
Flying Fish are amazing creatures. They propel out of the water and use their wings to glide through the air! Dive in to learn more about flying fish.
Octopuses are amazing creatures They can change color. They trick their predators. And they are smart! Dive in to learn more about octopuses.
The students are making an album for their teacher. Look at all the exciting things they did in spring, summer, fall and winter. Paired to the nonfiction title What is a Season?.
Brody needs to rake the leaves but Rex keeps making a mess. Will Rex learn to stop or will Brody have to rake forever? Paired to the nonfiction title Leaves Fall.
A scientific look at how rainbows are formed, why we can only see part of them, and how your location determines if you see one or not.
A scientific look at how clouds are formed, why there are different types, and what you can tell about a cloud by looking at it.
A scientific look at how trees grow, why they are important, and how they make other trees.
A scientific look at the natural processes that create waterfalls, and where they are likely to form.
Snakes are reptiles. They are cold-blooded. They burrow underground to make their bodies warm. A snake’s skin does not grow with its body. Snakes shed their skin as they grow. Learn all about these wriggly reptiles.
Turtles are reptiles. Turtles need heat from the environment to make their bodies warm. Turtles spend most of their time in the water. They make nests on land to lay their eggs. Learn all about these slow-moving reptiles.
Iguanas live in warm places. An iguana’s skin color helps it hide from predators. Reptiles have tails. An iguana’s tail breaks off if it is grabbed by a predator. It grows back right away. Learn all about these dinosaur-looking reptiles.
Crocodiles are the largest reptiles on Earth. They live in warm places. Crocodiles don’t sweat. They open their mouths to cool off, like a panting dog. And they don't sweat. Learn all about these amazing and scary-looking reptiles.
Lawrence had big plans for Saturday. Doing nothing. It was going to be perfect but it was ruined when he had to tag along to volunteer with his sister for beach cleanup. He didn’t expect other kids his age or the adventure they were going to have. From the sandy beach to the tangled roots of the mangroves, Lawrence and his friends encounter a giant eyeball, a dinosaur, and treasure! Paired to the nonfiction title Marine Biologists.
In This Emergent Reader, A Child Discovers Many Different Critters In The Backyard.
Pouches, pads, or plumes adorn animals for many reasons. Explanations for these incredible body parts are provided for the young reader.
Horns, humps, or hooks are found on a wide assortment of animals. The book provides information on how these special body parts are used and why they are important.
Photographs of a variety of animals' faces teach how certain features help with survival. The text is clear for the early reader.