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A Swim through the Sea

Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini (author)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584693239

Praised by Jacques Cousteau, this book, illustrated and written by a16 year-old, is a classic introduction to the marine habitat. This 1994 alphabet and alliteration book continues to be a favorite of kids, parents, and teachers everywhere. It is truly an exceptional swim through an alphabet of sea creatures. Each page highlights a selected species with a full-color illustration and a paragraph of fascinating facts, surrounded by a frame full of extra creatures and vocabulary. It reaches a large age range because the large text is for young readers, while smaller text is for you or more advanced children. Kristin Joy Pratt (A Walk in the Rainforest) once again successfully inspires a generation of children about one of the most precious and fragile realms on Earth.

Manners with Technology

Bridget Heos (author) Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538479

A young monster who takes her sister’s tablet computer without asking gets a lesson in online etiquette and appropriate use of electronics.

Moose's Loose Tooth

Nancy Louise Spinelle (author)Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324151

Everyone has a suggestion for poor Moose. Will he ever lose his loose tooth?

How Things Work in the House

Campbell Ernst (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609051891

Lisa Campbell Ernst fastened onto the inspiring notion that "amazingness is going on around us every nanosecond of the day" and invites kids to marvel at things as close to home as - their own house! Learn about thermal heat and how there once was a Bureau of Missing Socks, the non-pig origins of piggy banks, and why dirt and oil are no match for soap. Discover the nifty amazingness all around us, and especially right where we live.

In Arctic Waters

Laura Crawford (author), Ben Hodson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180142

This arctic adaptation of "This is the House that Jack Built" follows polar bears, walruses, seals, narwhals and beluga whales as they chase each other around "the ice that floats in the Arctic waters." Not only is the rhythmic, cumulative prose good for early readers; it is a pure delight to read aloud. The "For Creative Minds" section helps children learn how these animals live in the cold, icy arctic region.

My Brain

Annette Bay Pimentel (author) Teresa Alberini (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538530

Ava teaches her younger brother Noah that the brain is like a computer, controlling the body through the spinal cord and the nerves.

My Heart

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author) Teresa Alberini (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538547

After getting their heart rates up while on a bike ride, a boy named Rico teaches his younger sister Rosa about the heart.

My Lungs

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author) Teresa Alberini (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538554

A girl named Jasmine teaches a younger student at her school everything she has learned about lungs and the respiratory system while researching them for her booth at her school’s Science Fair.

My Muscles

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author) Teresa Alberini (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538561

A boy named Lucas has injured his calf muscle in PE class. Lucas and his classmate Mia discuss the body’s muscles.

My Stomach

Annette Bay Pimentel (author) Teresa Alberini (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538578

Tim and insists on telling his sister Grace all about the digestive system while their father is sick with a stomachache.

Do You Really Want a Guinea Pig?

Bridget Heos (author) Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538486

A mischievous guinea pig (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of caring for a pet guinea pig. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Lizard?

Bridget Heos (author) Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538493

Several lizards (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of caring for a pet lizard. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Snake?

Bridget Heos (author) Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538509

Several snakes (and the narrator) teach a young boy the responsibility—and the joys—of caring for a pet snake. Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

Do You Really Want a Turtle?

Bridget Heos (author) Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538516

Several turtles (and the narrator) teach a young girl the responsibility—and the joys—of caring for a pet turtle Includes "Is this pet right for me?" quiz.

My Bones

Emily C. Dawson (author) Teresa Alberini (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538523

A boy named Jack who has just broken his leg teaches his younger sister Lissa all the things he learned about bones while at the doctor's office getting his cast.

Around the Moon 1,2,3: A Space Counting Book

Tracey E. Dils (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538189

Introduces the moon, planets, and other objects in space, while teaching the concept of counting to ten.

Falling Leaves 1,2,3: An Autumn Counting Book

Tracey E. Dils (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538233

Introduces leaves, pumpkins, apples, and other fall season objects, while teaching the concept of counting to ten.

Our Solar System

Christian A. Lopetz (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780983916727

Explore our solar system. Find out about all the planets and their position in relation to the Sun.

Ducks Have Feelings Too

David and Patricia Armentrout (author), Anita DuFalla (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780998148717

Chester Fox makes fun of Sara Duck's big feet until her big feet help them out of an unfortunate situation.

In the Red Canoe

Leslie A. Davidson (author), Laura Bifano (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459809741

Ducks and frogs, swallows and dragonflies, beaver lodges and lily pads a multitude of wonders enchant the child narrator in this tender, beautifully illustrated picture book. A tribute to those fragile, wild places that still exist, In the Red Canoe celebrates the bond between grandparent and grandchild and invites nature lovers of all ages along for the ride.

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.

Animalogy: Animal Analogies

Marianne Berkes (author), Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181477

Compare and contrast different animals through predictable, rhyming analogies. Find the similarities between even the most incompatible animals . . . bat is to flit as eagle is to soar; dog is to bark as lion is to roar. Comparisons include sounds, physical adaptations, behaviors, and animals classes and are so fun, readers learn without even realizing it! Animalogy is to fun, as animals are to nature.

Green Bean! Green Bean!

Patricia Thomas (author), Trina L. Hunner (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584695455

Plant it - water it - weed it - protect it - and under the blossoms is the perfect shady nook to read a book! Pretty soon its time to pick all those long, lean beans, and to harvest a full season of garden knowledge and experience.

Bear and Bird

James Skofield (author), Jennifer Thermes (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537308

One spring evening an old bear finds a young bird, still learning to fly, has fallen to the ground. When the bear lifts the bird to safety, a friendship begins. Bear and Bird soon become constant companions, spending their days together, searching out berries and watching out for one another. They are only separated during the winter months when Bear hibernates and Bird flies south. As the years pass, their friendship grows stronger. Then one spring day, when Bird returns from his winter trip, Bear is not there to greet him. Days and then weeks pass and still no Bear. When Bird finally learns why his dear friend is absent, memories of their time together bring comfort and acceptance. In this tale of an unlikely but loving friendship, the cycle of life, including its joys and its sorrows, is gently explored.

The Legend of the Cape May Diamond

Trinka Hakes Noble (author), E. B. Lewis (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531535

At the southernmost tip of New Jersey lie the resort town of Cape May and its sparkling sandy beaches, sheltering the Delaware Bay. Formed by melting glaciers thousands of years past, the Delaware River flows from its headwaters to spill into the Delaware Bay. And for thousands of years, fragments of quartz rock have ridden the river, plucked from the mountains lining its banks. Polished and buffed as they tumble along, these rock particles dazzle like gemstones when tossed onto Cape May's sandy shores. Beloved by beachcombers, these "diamonds" are the daughters of the river, linking the state's past and present.