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Eggs 1, 2, 3

Janet Halfmann (author), Betsy Thompson (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609051914

What will peck and poke, and swim, or fly, or wobble out of each egg? Ten spreads with gatefolds and a dramatic fold-out finale lead young readers from a single penguin egg to an ostrich's clutch of ten. Throughout, kids expand their grasp of nature - animals who hatch from eggs, their birthing environments, and what they're like when newly hatched.

Big Whales, Small World

Mark Leiren-Young (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459825031

In Big Whales, Small World you will meet whales from around the world. This rhyming photographic picture book visits the oceans of places like New Zealand, Russia and South America. Writer, filmmaker and orca activist Mark Leiren-Young introduces young readers to blue whales bigger than dinosaurs and tiny vaquitas who swim close to shores.

Little Cloud

Johanna Wagstaffe (author) Julie McLaughlin (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821859

Follow our little cloud on an adventure through the sky and learn the science behind how it transforms from a simple cumulus cloud to a full-blown hurricane. Beautifully detailed illustrations from award-winning artist Julie McLaughlin integrate science with storytelling. Children will enjoy finding new gems of information even after several reads, thanks to a whimsical and rich layout. And meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe weaves a comprehensive narrative about a powerful weather system that’s so compelling readers won’t even realize they are on their way to becoming budding meteorologists.

Let's Explore the Sense of Taste

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582668

Young readers will devour this accessible introduction to taste featuring vivid photos that complement the accessible text.

Let's Explore the Sense of Touch

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582675

Text carefully leveled for emergent readers and bright photographs pair up for an inviting introduction to the sense of touch.

Let's Explore the Sense of Sight

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582644

Carefully leveled text and eye-catching photos invite young readers to explore the sense of sight.

Let's Explore the Sense of Smell

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582651

Engaging and accessible text and inviting photos introduce the sense of smell to young readers.

Let's Explore the Sense of Hearing

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582637

Introduce emergent readers to the sense of hearing through carefully leveled text and a tight text-to-photo match.

A Garden in Your Belly

Masha D'yans (author) Masha D'yans (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401454

Your belly is full of tiny creatures—and they love to eat! Along the river of your gut, tiny creatures move, eat, and grow. Learn more about the garden of microscopic flora growing inside the body and come on a journey that explains an important biological concept: the microbiome, the health of which affects everything in our bodies. Did you know that some foods are better for your microbiome (and you!) than others? Striking, original watercolor illustrations keep things from getting too gross. Informational back matter goes further into the science of the microbiome and reveals amazing facts about the gut.

Play Like an Animal!

Maria Gianferrari (author) Mia Powell (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583788

Dash! Hide! Splash! Ride! Exuberant text celebrates all the different ways animals play, from rhinos taking mud baths and parrots somersaulting through the air to kangaroos boxing and dolphins diving through the surf. Additional text explains how playing benefits animals. Fascinating back matter gives more information about the featured animals in the book and encourages readers to make time to play every day!

Flash and Gleam Light in Our World

Sue Fliess (author) Khoa Le (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541581173

The soft glow of a candle, the blink of a firefly, a burst of fireworks—light is everywhere in our world! Rhyming text and luminous illustrations follow four children as they experience many different forms of light.

On Our Nature Walk

Jillian Roberts (author) Jane Heinrichs (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821019

This illustrated nonfiction picture book by child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces children to the important topic of the environment. Crafted around a conversation between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book using age-appropriate language and tone will help children shape their understanding of the natural world and how they participate in protecting it. Dr. Roberts starts the discussion with the types of pollution and trash that children might notice on a nature walk or a trip to the beach, how they are caused and how to work to improve things in their own lives and communities. The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues they may encounter outside their homes, in an accessible way. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care providers who have bigger questions. For younger children just starting to make these observations, the simple question-and-answer format of  the main text will provide a foundation of knowledge on the subject matter. This is the newest title in The World Around Us series, following books that address poverty, tragedy, prejudice, online awareness and body safety and body image.

Seashell

Amy Sky Koster (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004078

Shells come in so many beautiful patterns, shapes, and textures, but they can have surprising uses!

Knowing the Name of a Bird

Jane Yolen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003231

This inquisitive, ornithological ode celebrates a love of birds—no matter what we call them and why.

Lights Out

Marsha Diane Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002272

In a world marred by light pollution, this quest for true darkness is a clarion call to turn out the lights—so that all may see.

What's Inside?

Karen Hoenecke (author) Bruce Biddle (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324977

Engaging illustrations encourage readers to predict the animal each skeleton belongs to.

My Tiger Cat

Marilyn K. Frankford (author) Barbara Dragony (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324304

Rhyming text introduces readers to the adventures of an imaginative kitty.

Can a Hippo Hop?

Louise Vitellaro Tidd (author) Kevin Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323314

Silly illustrations and rhyming phrases depict the various ways animals can move.

Butterfly Birthday

Harriet Ziefert (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050153

Butterfly Birthday completes a quartet of books - Snow Party, Mermaid Dance and By the Light of the Harvest Moon - that celebrates the many and miraculous wonders of the changing seasons. On the first day of spring, bugs—dressed in their finest attire—greet one another after the long, cold winter and hold a spectacular party to welcome the vernal equinox.

Wash Your Hands

Nate Yoke (author) Iesha Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781645802693

“Wash Your Hands” is perfect for teaching young learners the importance of washing their hands. Children are encouraged to lather up and wash their hands for about the time it takes to sing the ABC Song. What a great way to reinforce this important healthy habit!

Danny’s Five Senses

Mia Coulton (author, illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9780972029506

Dad's birthday cake is on the table. Danny loves cake. See how Danny uses all five of his senses when celebrating Dad's birthday.

Danny’s Game of Sink or Float

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781933624815

Danny and Bee play in a bathtub, and learn which toys sink and which toys float.

Baby Elephant’s Trunk

Mia Coulton (author)D.B. Campbell (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781933624433

Baby Elephant may be small, but he can do many things with his trunk.

In the Garden

Kate Riggs (author) Monique Felix (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001404

Read through this book to watch what grows in a garden environment.

I Am Polar Bear

J. Patrick Lewis (author) Miriam Nerlove (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001466

The polar bear is known by many names in different languages—White Bear, Ice Bear, Sea Bear. It is Sailor of the Icebergs, Whale’s Curse, Seal’s Dread. It is the animal deserving of great respect, the Ever-wandering One, the Master of Helping Spirits, Grandfather, or God’s Dog. Whatever its name, what is certain is that this majestic, Arctic animal is threatened by extinction and in need of human protection before it disappears from our world forever.