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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.

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.

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.

Veo, veo un hábitat

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

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181521

Encuentra las plantas y los animales que viven en los 13 hábitats a lo largo de Norte América.Contado en rima narrativa, Veo, veo un hábitat invita a los niños a “espiar” las plantas, los invertebrados, los pájaros, y los mamíferos que viven en los hábitats de Norte América: el patio, la playa, la ciénaga, la cueva, el desierto, el bosque, la pradera, la montaña, el océano, las planicies, el estanque, el río, y el pantano. Los niños se divertirán descubriendo las características de cada hábitat mientras encuentran e identifican las plantas y los animales que residen en éstos, mientras aprenden acerca de lo que los seres vivos necesitan para sobrevivir.

Felino grande, gatito

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

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181545

Los felinos grandes son depredadores feroces que vagan el mundo desde las montañas hasta los desiertos. ¿Cómo es que estos gatos salvajes que cazan para comer pueden ser iguales a los gatos domésticos que pueden perseguir a un ratón o a una bola de estambre? ¿De qué maneras son diferentes? La secuela galardonada anteriormente a este libro Un Lobo Aúlla, les enseña a los niños a contar y presenta los meses del año mientras observan el cambio en las estaciones. También, les presenta los días de la semana mientras viajan a siete diferentes hábitats para conocer a los felines grandes, y de regreso a casa para comparar y contrastar el comportamiento de los gatos domésticos con los que son sus parientes.

En lo profundo del desierto

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

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181552

Las canciones y poemas infantiles tradicionales sobre el desierto que son fáciles de recordar harán que los niños canten acerca de los cactus, los camellos y más, mientras aprenden acerca del hábitat del desierto, su flora y fauna. La rata canguro (tarkawara) salta sobre la arena del desierto en lugar del kookaburra sentado en el árbol del chicle. Y las teteras no son las únicas cosas que son pequeñas y corpulentas -mira nada más los colmillos y al hocico del jabalí. Prepárate para excavar con las suricatas, volar con los murciélagos y ¡sisear con los monstruos de gila! Ya sea cantado o leído en voz alta, en lo profundo del desierto hace que el aprendizaje sobre los desiertos sea todo menos seco.

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.

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

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.

Antoine Lavoisier: Founder of Modern Chemistry

Lynn Van Gorp

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743905822

Antoine Lavoisier has been called the founder of modern chemistry. The French scientist is most remembered for developing the scientific method, which is a careful, step-by-step process for proving or disproving something.

Thomas Edison and the Pioneers of Electromagnetism

Elizabeth R.C. Cregan

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 743905768

Thomas Edison's inventions changed the world. His most famous invention is the light bulb, but he also invented generators and the power grid. Edison holds 1,000 patents—the record for the most new inventions. He even started his own electric company.

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.

Ayudantes de animales: centros de aves rapaces

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628554793

Incluso, las aves rapaces pueden enfermarse o lastimarse. Cuando eso sucede, ¡los ayudantes de animales en estos centros acuden al rescate! Personal dedicado atiende a los animales heridos, enfermos y huérfanos y los regresan a su medio ambiente natal o les encuentran hogares en centros educacionales y centros de aves rapaces para aves que no pueden sobrevivir en la vida silvestre. Sigue a lo largo de este diario fotográfico conforme el personal y los voluntarios se juntan para cuidar de estas excepcionales aves.

Ayudantes de animales: santuarios

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607186472

Así como los gatitos y los perritos crecen hasta convertirse en gatos y perros adultos, los bebés de los animales salvajes también crecen. Estos animales adultos puede que ya no sean encantadores o adorables. Sus instintos salvajes empiezan a notarse. Pueden llegar a crecer mucho y hasta ser peligrosos. ¿Qué pasa con esas mascotas exóticas, cuando sus dueños se dan cuenta que ya no pueden cuidarlos pero tampoco regresarlos a la vida salvaje? ¿Y qué pasa con los grandes depredadores que están heridos o se enferman? Este diario fotográfico lleva a los lectores “detrás de las cámaras” en cinco santuarios sin fines de lucro y zoológicos de rescate, además de una granja (de atención) que han abierto sus puertas y sus corazones a los animales que necesitan ayuda desesperadamente

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.