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Costa Rica

Jim Bartell (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114675

Costa Rica, which means “Rich Coast,” is aptly named. Its long coastlines, bordering the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, have some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. Young readers will learn about Costa Rica’s booming ecotourism, the daily life and cuisine, and the peaceful, laid-back nature of its people.

Iraq

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114729

Did you know that Iraq was home to the oldest known human civilization on Earth? This area used to be known as Mesopotamia, and many different ancient peoples lived there. Readers will learn about daily life in Iraq, contemporary Iraqi culture, and the changes the country is going through today.

Denmark

Derek Zobel (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114682

Denmark has consistently been ranked as one of the happiest countries in the world. It has a high standard of living, an impressive literacy rate, and an industrious economy. In this title, discover more about a land famous for its fairy tales, innovative culture, and lively people.

Habitat Spy

Cynthia Kieber-King (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181422

Told in rhyming narrative, Habitat Spy invites children to find plants (or algae), invertebrates, birds, and mammals living in thirteen different North American habitats: backyard, beach, bog, cave, desert, forest, meadow, mountain, ocean, plains, pond, river, and swamp. Children will have fun discovering the characteristics of each habitat as they "spy," identify, and count the resident plants and animals and learn about the interactions between living and non-living things.

Deep in the Desert

Rhonda Lucas Donald (author), Sherry Neidigh (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181453

Catchy desert twists on traditional children's songs and poems will have children chiming in about cactuses, camels, and more as they learn about the desert habitat and its flora and fauna. Tarkawara hops on the desert sand instead of a kookaburra sitting in an old gum tree. And teapots aren't the only things that are short and stout--just look at the javelina's hooves and snout. Travel the world's deserts to dig with meerkats, fly with bats, and hiss with Gila monsters! Whether sung or read aloud, Deep in the Desert makes learning about deserts anything but dry.

Big Cat, Little Kitty

Doris L. Mueller (author), Sherry Neidigh (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181446

Big cats are fierce predators that roam the world from the mountains to the deserts. How are these wild cats that hunt for their food the same as pet cats that might chase a mouse or ball of yarn? How are they different? Children learn the days of the week as they travel to seven different world habitats to meet the big cats, and then back home to compare and contrast the domestic cat's behavior to that of its relative. The award-winning prequel to this book, One Wolf Howls, introduces children to counting and the months of the year as they watch the seasons change

Living in Space

Christine Dugan

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743989602

Readers find out what it's like for astronauts to eat, sleep, and work on a manned space flight in this adventurous nonfiction reader. Children will discover what it's like to be weightless in zero gravity, how Mission control helps keep astronauts safe, and what astronauts do during their free time through vivid photographs, interesting, informative text, and stimulating facts.

In the Rainforest

Howard Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743983570

Journey through Earth's wet and wild rainforests with vivid photographs of the most unique plants and animals in the world's most untouched forests. Readers are introduced to the importance of protecting the rainforests and vocabulary related to the rainforest and its amazing inhabitants.

In the Desert

Howard Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743983563

Discover the heat of the desert, its plant and animal life, and principles of evaporation and erosion. A detailed map is included that shows the locations of the world's deserts as well as a graph that shows largest deserts in the world.

In the Forest

Howard Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743983556

Take a trip through the different forests of the world to discover where forests are located and what types of animals are native to forests. This book features colorful pictures, a detailed map of forests on earth, and vocabulary related to forests.

Animal Helpers: Raptor Centers

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628554717

Even powerful birds of prey can get sick or hurt. When that happens, animal helpers at raptor centers come to the rescue! Dedicated staff treats injured, sick, and orphaned animals. They return the birds to their native environment or find forever homes at education and raptor centers for those that cant survive in the wild. Follow along in this photographic journal as staff and volunteers come together to care for these remarkable birds.

Dino Treasures

Rhonda Lucas Donald (author), Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628554748

Just as some people dig and look for pirate treasure, some scientists dig and look for treasures, too. These treasures may not be gold or jewels but fossils. Following in the footsteps of Dino Tracks, this sequel takes young readers into the field with paleontologists as they uncover treasured clues left by dinosaurs. Readers will follow what and how scientists have learned about dinosaurs: what they ate; how they raised their young; how they slept, fought, or even if they ever got sick. True to fashion, the tale is told through a rhythmic, fun read-aloud that can even be sung to the tune of Itsy Bitsy Spider.

Firefighters

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960314

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how firefighters fight fires and keep people safe.

Doctors

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960307

This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of different things doctors do: setting broken bones, yearly check-ups, taking care of cancer patients, and more.

Veterinarians

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961632

In Veterinarians, early readers will learn how veterinarians help keep different animals healthy, including pets, zoo animals, and farm animals. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a veterinarian's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify different parts of a veterinary clinic exam room, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about veterinarians online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Veterinarians also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Nurses

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961625

In Nurses, early readers will learn what nurses do in a clinic, hospital, or emergency room. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a nurse's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify different parts of a clinic exam room, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about nurses online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Nurses also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Mechanics

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961618

In Mechanics, early readers will learn about the different kinds of mechanics and the machines they fix, including cars, jets, and ships. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a mechanic's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify different areas of a mechanic's shop while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about mechanics online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mechanics also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Farmers

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961601

In Farmers, early readers will learn how farmers work to raise crops and animals. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a farmer's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify different areas of a farm while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about farmers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Farmers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Dentists

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961595

In Dentists, early readers will learn how dentists keep our teeth healthy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a dentist's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the tools in a dentist's office, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about dentists online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Dentists also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Construction Workers

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961588

In Construction Workers, early readers will learn how construction workers tear down old buildings and build new ones. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a construction worker's job is like. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the tools construction workers use on a job site, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about construction workers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Construction Workers also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Meet my neighbor, the paramedic

Marc Crabtree (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791546

Roberta Scott has a very exciting job. She is a paramedic, responding to emergencies and helping people when they get hurt. Follow along as Roberta and her partner run to the ambulance and do their job when someone calls 911.

Meet my neighbor, the restaurant owner

Marc Crabtree (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791553

William Wong owns and operates a Chinese food restaurant. Follow William on a typical day, serving customers at the restaurant, cooking in the kitchen and playing baseball after work. His new wife Cindy also enjoys serving customers at the restaurant.

Meet my neighbor, the dentist

Marc Crabtree (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791522

Smile! Meet David Meisels, the dentist! Peek behind the curtain of a busy dental office. David shows us how to clean our teeth and which tools he uses to keep them healthy and white. He will also introduce us to his daughters, Shiraz and Brit, and his wife, Hila.

Meet my neighbor, the chef

Marc Crabtree (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790419

Children will love reading about Neil Noseworthy, chef, in this new title from Crabtree. Being a chef is a great profession for someone who loves food and cooking. Not only does Neil get to make delicious dishes, he also meets many fascinating people. What a yummy way to make a living!

Meet my neighbor, the builder

Marc Crabtree (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790402

Meet Steven Stewert and his team as they are in the process of building a second story on a house. Engaging text and colorful photos will introduce children to the tools Steven uses and how each one works. Steven also invites young readers into his home to meet his wife and two children.