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All About Systems

Jacqueline A.Ball (author) Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401951

Join Space Cat on an exploration of systems in both the natural world and in the human-made world. Readers discover how STEM skills keep systems working.

We Use Tools All Day

Jacqueline A.Ball (author) Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401968

Space Cat and her pal Dog help readers understand simple and complex tools we all use every day.

Blades of Green

Anna Prokos (author) Mike Blake (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401470

Habitats are home to a variety of plants and animals. They all have a role in keeping the habitat healthy. Plants and animals that live together in a habitat form a community. While thinking about their own backyard or local park, this book takes the reader on an exploration of the community living among the blades of green.

Heredity: Pass It On!

Rebecca Hirsh (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683425144

Why do animals, plants, and people look like their parents? Learn about heredity, genes, and chromosomes in simple-to-understand language. Discover how the father of heredity, Gregor Mendel, unlocked the secrets of how living things pass down traits to their children.

Roads

Paige V. Polinsky (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786958

Readers will have a blast learning about Roads. From stone to asphalt and concrete, this book explores how they are built, how they are used, and the engineer’s job to build and plan for them. Bright, full-page photos fill the pages of this fun title, while easy-to-read text introduces readers to key STEM concepts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Cesar Millan

Lauren Kukla (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023941

All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Cesar Millan book, kids will follow him on his journey to become an expert dog trainer. From his TV show The Dog Whisperer to starting his PACK Project foundation, Millan works to improve the lives of dogs around the world. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Jane Goodall

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023903

All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Jane Goodall book, kids will follow her on her journey to become a primate expert. From living in the Gombe Stream National Park to starting a nature Institute and programs, Goodall studies chimpanzees and works to protect their habitats. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Eugenie Clark

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023897

All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Eugenie Clark book, kids will follow her on her journey to become an undersea expert. From shark diving to discovering new fish, Clark taught about ocean conservation and protecting shark habitats. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

Let's Look at Dandelions

Katie Peters (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400754

From tiny seeds to yellow flowers to fluffy seed heads, follow every stage of the dandelion life cycle. Pairs with the fiction title Dandelions to Eat.

Flowers in the Sun

Margo Gates (author) Stephen Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400723

As the sun moves across the sky, a little boy joyfully watches the sunflowers follow the sun in this sweet illustrated story. Pairs with the nonfiction title Let's Look at Sunflowers.

Let's Look at Sunflowers

Katie Peters (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400785

Sunflowers are a cheerful addition to any bouquet. How do they grow? Emergent readers will follow the sunflower life cycle through carefully leveled text and full-color photos. Pairs with the fiction title Flowers in the Sun.

Let's Look at Apple Trees

Katie Peters (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400730

Have you ever seen an apple blossom? Carefully leveled text and engaging photos show emergent readers what apples look like while they are growing in an orchard. Pairs with the fiction title Baking Apples.

Let's Look at Beans

Katie Peters (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400747

Introduce emergent readers to the life cycle of the tiny-but-mighty bean. Carefully leveled text and bright photos show bean plants in all their stages: seed, sprout, flower, and pod. Pairs with the fiction title Bean Soup.

Let's Look at Strawberries

Katie Peters (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400778

Strawberries start as tiny seeds and grow into sweet, bright red fruit. Eye-catching photos and carefully leveled text show readers the strawberry life cycle. Pairs with the fiction title Sharing Berries.

Dandelions to Eat

Margo Gates (author) Lisa Hunt (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400693

Follow a bee, a butterfly, and a bunny as they find dandelions to eat together in this adorably illustrated tale. Pairs with the nonfiction title Let's Look at Dandelions.

Karl, Get Out of the Garden!

Anita Sanchez (author) Catherine Stock (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607348337

Do you know what a Solanum caule inermi herbaceo, foliis pinnatis incises, racemis simplicibus is?* Carolus (Karl) Linnaeus started off as a curious child who loved exploring the garden. Despite his intelligence - and his mother's scoldings - he was a poor student, preferring to be outdoors with his beloved plants and bugs. As he grew up, Karl's love of nature led him to take on a seemingly impossible task: to give a scientific name to every living thing on earth. The result was the Linnaean system - the basis for the classification system used by biologists around the world today. Backyard sciences are brought to life in beautiful color. Back matter includes more information about Linnaeus and scientific classification, a classification chart, a time line, source notes, resources for young readers, and a bibliography. *It's a tomato!

Ocean Soup: A Recipe for You, Me, and a Cleaner Sea

Meeg Pincus (author) Lucy Semple (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534179028

From the shore, the ocean looks like clear, sparkling blue but look closely at a small scoop and you'll find the ocean looks more like soup! Our oceans are filled with plastics, from water bottles and take-out containers to the teeny tiny plastic particles you need a microscope to see. But who exactly cooked up this stinky soup? And, more importantly, what is the recipe for getting (and keeping) our oceans clean? This bouncing, rhyming story pulls no punches about how we ended up in this sticky mess but also offers hope and help for cleaning up this ocean soup.

June Almeida, Virus Detective!: The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus

Suzanne Slade (author) Elisa Paganelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534178977

From an early age in Glasgow, Scotland, June Almeida loved learning about science and nature. A good student, she was especially interested in biology and won the top science prize at her school. Creative and observant, June noticed details that others often missed. She dreamed of attending university but economic hardships caused her to leave school at age 16. Still, June was determined to pursue her passion for science. She was hired by a local hospital to work in its lab, using a microscope to magnify and examine cells. Her work helped doctors treat patients. June later worked in labs in London and in Toronto. Her skill in using the electron microscope to examine cells and help identify viruses earned her promotion and respect in the science community. When June was 34 years old, she discovered the first human coronavirus. Her groundbreaking work continues to help researchers today in the fight against illnesses caused by viruses, including COVID-19.

Watch an Orange Grow

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282758

In Watch an Orange Grow, early fluent readers learn how oranges grow. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how this delicious citrus fruit is grown and harvested. An infographic illustrates the life cycle of an orange. Children can learn more about how oranges grow using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Watch an Orange Grow also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Watch a Pumpkin Grow

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282635

In Watch a Pumpkin Grow, early fluent readers learn how pumpkins grow. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how this plant is grown and harvested. An infographic illustrates the life cycle of a pumpkin. Children can learn more about how pumpkins grow using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Watch a Pumpkin Grow also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Watch a Bean Grow

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282574

In Watch a Bean Grow, early fluent readers learn how beans grow. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how these delicious seeds are grown and harvested. An infographic illustrates the life cycle of a bean. Children can learn more about how and where beans grow using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Watch a Bean Grow also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Heat Waves

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965128

In Heat Waves, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that lead to and result from catastrophic heat waves. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest heat waves and how to stay safe in heat wave conditions. An infographic illustrates how a heat wave forms, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about heat waves using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Heat Waves also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Avalanches

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965111

In Avalanches, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that turn a snowy slope into a dangerous slide. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest avalanches and how to stay safe in avalanche conditions. An infographic illustrates how an avalanche forms, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about avalanches using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Avalanches also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Solar Power

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964510

In Solar Power, early fluent readers learn the technology that allows us to turn the suns power into electricity. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about the science behind solar power. Infographics illustrate key concepts, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about solar energy using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Solar Energy also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Watch a Strawberry Grow

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282666

In Watch a Strawberry Grow, early fluent readers learn how strawberries grow. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how this delicious berry is grown and harvested. An infographic illustrates the life cycle of a strawberry. Children can learn more about how strawberries grow using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Watch a Strawberry Grow also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.