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A Swim through the Sea

Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini (author), Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini (illustrator)

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.

Humpback Whale

Natalie Lunis (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617723179

Humpback whales are prolific singers. These marine mammals belt out songs that travel incredible distances through the ocean and can continue for hours on end. The whales use howls, cries, moans and other noises to create their intricate songs. These are just some of the fun facts kids will discover as they learn all about these animal loudmouths. Spectacular photos and clear, easy-to-read text will engage emergent readers as they come face-to-face with these noisy animals. In addition, children discover where the animals live, how they stay safe, and the different ways their sounds help them communicate with each other. A "Sound Check" chart at the end of the book compares the decibel level of the humpback whale to familiar noises, including an ambulance, a lawnmower, and a whisper.

Ant

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627680

Bugs and insects have always fascinated children. This book in the Creepy Crawly Critters series introduces young readers to ants. Readers can discover physical characteristics, habitat, diet, and more.

Basset Hounds

Sara Green

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114583

Known for their long, floppy ears and sad eyes, people may not know that Basset Hounds have an extraordinary sense of smell. These short-legged dogs were bred to hunt rabbits and are built to track scent trails on the ground. Young readers will learn about the history of Basset Hounds, how their physical features enhance their sense of smell, and how they use their noses today.

Sea Stars

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140211

Look for a sea star's mouth in the middle of its body! Arms called rays surround its mouth. This book introduces children to the anatomy of a sea star and explains the unique way a sea star eats. Blastoff! Series

Jellyfish

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612111378

Wherever the ocean current takes them, jellyfish go. They are considered drifters. Follow jellyfish as they move underwater and discover why they are known for their sting! Blastoff! Series

Sea Horses

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600140203

Did you know that there is a fish with the head of a horse? This book introduces children to sea horses; how they look, use a snout to eat, hide on the ocean floor, and have babies. Blastoff! Series

Water

Dona Herweck Rice

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433335761

Help your child learn to read by looking at some of the different places that water can be found. This book is at a reading level of 1.3 with a word count of 54.

Animal Mothers and Babies

Dona Herweck Rice

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433335792

This book helps children learn to read with descriptions of animal mothers and their babies. Reads at a level of 1.4 with a word count of 71.

Land

Dona Herweck Rice

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433335747

Help your child learn to read by looking at some different environments on land. This book is at a reading level of 1.3 with a word count of 50

Weather

Dona Herweck Rice

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433335754

Help you child learn to read by looking at different kinds of weather. This book is at a reading level of 1.3 with a word count of 50.

Crabs

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612111322

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Did you know that a crab grows a new leg if it loses one? Or that a crab walks sideways? Young readers will learn about the shells, eyes, and legs of this scuttling creature. Blastoff! Series

Sea Turtles

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612111551

A sea turtle uses four flippers to move through the ocean water. Its flippers help it paddle, turn, and stop. Discover where sea turtles live, how they look, and all about baby sea turtles. Blastoff! Series

Rocky, 150 Facts about Rocks (UK)

Bob Harvey & Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author), Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9999999020

Minerals, how formed, their use, energy

Wet, 150 Facts about Water (UK)

Bob Harvey & Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author), Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9999999019

Water, liquids, life's necessity, energy basics

Windy, 150 Facts about Wind (UK)

Bob Harvey & Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author), Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9999999018

Wind and generator of energy and how it works for us

Hot, 150 Facts about Heat (UK)

Bob Harvey & Felicia Law Gerry Bailey (author), Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9999999017

Heat, temperature, cold, warmth facts

If You Give a T-Rex a Bone

Tim Myers (author), Anisa Claire Hovemann (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584693031

So you'd like to go back in time to see real dinosaurs and other ancient reptiles? Yes, that would be very cool. And if you start by giving a T-Rex a bone, things will be, well - interesting. Dangerously interesting! So go ahead - offer him that bone and see what happens. Along the way you're bound to encounter many other animals from the past, creatures wild and amazing. Dangerously amazing!

Going Around the Sun: Some Planetary Fun

Marianne Berkes (author), Janeen Mason (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691860

Marianne Berkes has a gift for making science fun, and this book is exhibit A. Mother sun and her "family" of planets spin, roll, tilt, blow and whirl around the Sun to the tune of Over in the Meadow. Each of those actions is astronomically correct. For example, Earth is the one that tilts, and that is what creates the seasons. It is also astronomically up-to-date, with Pluto being a dwarf planet. Bright illustrations create an exciting mood, and there is plenty of interesting supplementary information in the back along with tips on related ways to integrate science, art, and literature in the classroom.

Family Pack

Sandra Markle (author), Alan Marks (illustrator) (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580892179

A real-life story of adaptation and survival. Acclaimed science writer Sandra Markle and celebrated artist Alan Marks team up for the fifth time in this fascinating real-life story of a wolf and her pack. Years ago, an effort had been made to eliminate wolves from Yellowstone National Park. Recently, conservationists decided to reintroduce the animal to the area, relocating wolves from Canada. Family Pack introduces readers to Female 7 and Male 2, the founders of the Leopold wolf pack,Äîthe first naturally formed pack after the relocation effort. Readers follow Female 7 as she sets out on her own upon her release to the 2.2-million-acre area that is Yellowstone. Without the comfort of her mother or other wolves, the young female grows and learns to feed, hunt, and survive in her new home. Eventually, she crosses paths with Male 2, and the wolves form a family of their own. Back matter includes more information about wolves, a bibliography, and an author,Äôs note about the Leopold pack and the importance of reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone, restoring the natural balance.

Hello, Baby Beluga

Darrin Lunde (author), Patricia J. Wynne (illustrator) (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570917400

Take a trip to the Arctic with Baby Beluga. Pre-readers and beginning readers meet the adorable and playful baby beluga whale. The questions that kids will have for the baby beluga are answered simply and clearly by the baby whale himself. Young learners discover that baby belugas stay close to their mothers and live in large pods, they eat shrimp and fish and other sea creatures, and they can make many sounds like chirps, moos, whistles, and more. Hello, Baby Beluga is perfect for reading aloud at story hour and bed time. Patricia Wynne illustrates baby beluga's icy blue north Atlantic home and lets children get up close to these fascinating and friendly creatures.

Octopuses

Ann Herriges

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 160014019X

Did you know that octopuses are good escape artists? They can squirt dark ink into the water to surprise predators. Beginning readers will discover how octopuses use their eight arms to move, hide, and search for prey. Blastoff! Series

Caring for Your Cat

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144653

Cats are the most popular house pets in the world. Discover why humans love the companionship of these playful, though sometimes moody, creatures. Learn what cats need in their daily lives and how to play with them so that you can take good care of your cat. Blastoff! Series

Caring for Your Dog

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612112916

It is estimated that there are currently 400 million dogs in the world. Many people keep these energetic, loving animals as pets and enjoy taking them on walks or playing fetch with them in their backyards. However, it's not just all play and no work. Training and taking care of your dog can be a challenging and rewarding task! Blastoff! Series

Caring for Your Fish

Kari Schuetz

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612112923

Goldfish are the most common type of pet fish. Though having a reputation as simple pets, fish do require a fair amount of attention. When you learn what your fish needs in its tank, how to keep its home clean, and how much food to feed it every day, taking care of your pet fish will go swimmingly! Blastoff! Series