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Stingrays

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538882

This photo-illustrated book for elementary readers describes the venomous stingray. Readers learn how these ocean animals use the stinger on their tails to defend against predators. Also explains the threat of these stings to humans and what to do when they are encountered.

Spring Blossoms

Carole Gerber (author)Leslie Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607345756

Spring is in the air—and in the trees! Spring is here, and with the new season come trees full of life, color. . .and blossoms! From the creators of Leaf Jumpers and Winter Trees, Spring Blossoms introduces readers to a variety of different flowering trees. During a stroll through the forest, two children come across the small and white flowers on a crab apple tree, the rich, red buds on a red maple, and many more. Along the way, readers learn that some trees have both male and female flowers—each with a distinctive appearance. Back matter includes extended botanical facts and more information about trees and their life cycles.Told in lyrical rhymes with beautiful linoleum-cut illustrations, Spring Blossoms offers a unique blend of science, poetry, and art studies.

Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants

Sandra Markle (author) Fabricio VandenBroeck (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607348405

Elephants never forget. During a drought in Tanzania, Grandma Elephant is in search of water for her herd. Little Calf follows along and mimics her grandmother at each stop on their journey. When Grandma leads them to a watering hole she recalls from before, the elephants are overjoyed and Little Calf splashes about with her tender leader. Grandma's persistence and powerful memory is something Little Calf will never forget. Based on true events. Sandra Markle’s acclaimed nonfiction writing takes on a more lyrical style alongside Fabricio VandenBroeck’s gorgeous illustrations making this story of animal behavior accessible for younger readers. Back matter includes further information about the phenomenon of a herd of elephants that survived a drought, as well as fascinating elephant facts.

Tiger Boy

Mitali Perkins (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607346647

When a tiger cub goes missing from the reserve, Neil is determined to find her before the greedy Gupta gets his hands on her to kill her and sell her body parts on the black market. Neil's parents, however, are counting on him to study hard and win a prestigious scholarship to study in Kolkata. Neil doesn't want to leave his family or his island home and he struggles with his familial duty and his desire to maintain the beauty and wildness of his island home in West Bengal's Sunderbans.

Lola Plants a Garden

Anna McQuinn (author) Rosalind Beardshaw (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580896955

Readers who loved Lola at the Library, Lola Loves Stories, and Lola Reads to Leo are in for a backyard treat. After Lola reads a book of garden poems, she wants to plant some flowers. She gets books from the library and chooses her plants. Then Lola and her mommy buy the seeds, make the garden, and mark the rows. Now it's time to wait...

Mambas

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600143175

Reaching speeds of up to 12 miles per hour, mambas are considered the world's fastest snakes. Readers will see what mambas look like, where they call home, and why they are one of the deadliest snakes in the world. Blastoff! Series

A Savanna Habitat

Rebecca Sjonger Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427165091

The grasslands of Africa are home to some of the most interesting plants and animals in the world. A Savanna Habitat uses beautiful photographs, detailed illustrations, and clear language to teach young readers all about this amazing habitat. This book teaches children about the small and huge animals that graze on the grasses the carnivores found in the savanna and how they hunt how animals find food, water, and shelter on the savanna

Flamingos

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605267

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of flamingos, the long-legged wading birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how flamingos came to live at salt lakes. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.

Rainy

Tessa Kenan (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641280112

Rainy introduces emergent readers to rain and its associated weather conditions while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Rainy includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index. Rainy is part of Jump!'s Weather Report series.

Sunny

Tessa Kenan (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641280082

Sunny introduces emergent readers to weather conditions and the ways life on Earth uses sunshine while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Sunny includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index. Sunny is part of Jump!'s Weather Report series.

Windy

Tessa Kenan (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641280143

Windy introduces emergent readers to wind and its associated weather conditions while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Windy includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index. Windy is part of Jump!'s Weather Report series.

Snowy

Tessa Kenan (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641280051

Snowy introduces emergent readers to snow and its associated weather conditions while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Snowy includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index. Snowy is part of Jump!'s Weather Report series.

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.

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!

French Bulldogs

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967719

In French Bulldogs, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of French bulldogs. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog’s features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about French bulldogs online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. French Bulldogs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Boxers

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967672

In Boxers, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of boxers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog’s features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about boxers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Boxers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Dachshunds

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967696

In Dachshunds, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of dachshunds. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog’s features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about dachshunds online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Dachshunds also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

German Shepherds

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967733

In German Shepherds, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of German shepherds. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog’s features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about German shepherds online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. German Shepherds also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Beagles

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967658

In Beagles, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of beagles. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog’s features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about beagles online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Beagles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Great Danes

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967771

In Great Danes, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of Great Danes. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog's features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about great danes online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Great Danes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Golden Retrievers

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967757

In Golden Retrievers, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of golden retrievers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog's features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about golden retrievers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Golden Retrievers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Labrador Retrievers

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967795

In Labrador Retrievers, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of Labrador retrievers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog's features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Labrador retrievers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Labrador Retrievers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Poodles

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967818

In Poodles, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of poodles. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog's features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about poodles online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Poodles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Siberian Huskies

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967870

In Siberian Huskies, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of Siberian huskies. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage beginning readers as they learn about this dog breed. A labeled diagram highlights the dog's features, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Siberian huskies online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Siberian Huskies also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

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!