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In this tender story about the virtues of finding, keeping, and letting go, a young grouse is waylaid on her seasonal migration and carries her precious cargo to a new land. As the bird’s favorite Forever Flowers grow from planted seeds to blooming flowers, she discovers how unexpectedly one can stumble upon happiness and breathe into the contentment of life’s quiet moments, even amidst the winter’s dark. When spring arrives again, though, the grouse must make a decision: should she stay or fly away?
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Lizards covers what lizards like to eat, what they look like, features and abilities, as well as specific species like the blue-railed skink, chameleons, and more. Simple text alongside fun and colorful photographs will get kids reading. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
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Some plants in your garden grow every year. Other plants grow all summer but do not return in the spring. Why? Making New Plants explores the various ways that plants grow and reproduce. Using hands on activities, students will gain a better understanding of how plants reproduce
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In Planting, early fluent readers learn how to begin a garden. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they choose their plants, prepare the soil, and start their crop. An infographic illustrates how a plant grows from a seed, and an experiment offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about planting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Planting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Planting is part of Jump!'s Way to Grow! Gardening series.
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One hump or two? Camels come in both forms, but it makes no difference to them. Their bodies are built to survive desert climates, no matter the number of humps. How do camels cross dangerously dry lands with no food or water for weeks? Discover this secret in this book. Blastoff! Series
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After begging for a pet, a child's mother finally says "yes." But which animal will be the best pet? Using animal classification and habitat needs, the child narrows it down from Kingdom Animalia, through invertebrates to vertebrates. Reptiles and amphibians are out, and birds and fish are soon off the list. That leaves mammals, but which one? An elephant won't fit through the door, and a tiger would be too hard to walk. What's a child to do?
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Did you know that the gibbon can sing so loud it can be heard up to a mile away? Readers will discover this and more in this fascinating title! Bold colors, engaging text, and oversized photos introduce readers to the gibbon's body structure, eating habits, social behavior, habitat, predators, and survival threats. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a gibbon from baby to independence. A map highlights gibbon territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly gibbon facts. A table of contents, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index are included. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Asia and the incredible gibbon! Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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This photo-illustrated nonfiction story for young readers describes the body parts of sea stars and how they are adapted to find food in the ocean. Includes photo glossary and labeled diagram.
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Just imagine all of nature - mountains, prairies, oceans, and all - lying on your bed as a patchwork quilt! Take flora and fauna in their unique habitats, fold them up and you have a book, this book. Earth's major habitats are spread before you, ready to be examined. Here in this beautiful package are revealed the key concepts of natural science. This patchwork quilt of nature covers the whole Earth, your home - yours to learn about, to enjoy, to care for, and to love.