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Home In The Cave

Janet Halfmann (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185406

Baby Bat loves his cave home and never wants to leave it. While practicing flapping his wings one night, he falls, and Pluribus Packrat rescues him. They then explore the deepest, darkest corners of the cave where they meet amazing animals--animals that don't need eyes to see or colors to hide from enemies. Baby Bat learns how important bats are to the cave habitat and how other cave-living critters rely on them for their food. Will Baby Bat finally venture out of the cave to help the other animals?

Gopher to the Rescue! A Volcano Recovery Story

Terry Catasús Jennings (author), Laurie O'Keefe (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181514

The forest animals are surprised when a volcano suddenly explodes, covering the land in gritty, warm ash and rocks that make it unlivable for many plants and animals. Gopher survives in his underground burrow with food to eat. How does Gopher help bring life back to the mountain? Scientists spent years observing life returning to the mountain following the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18, 1980. This fictionalized story is based on their surprising observations of how life returns to an area that has been totally changed or destroyed.

Las tormentas de la pradera

Darcy Pattison (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181590

Acurrúcate en un día lluvioso a leer y explorar los ecosistemas de la pradera través de su clima y los cambios por los que atraviesa. En cada mes se destaca una tomenta típica de la estación y un animal de la pradera, que debe buscar refugio, esconderse, escapar o aguantar esas tormentas. Narrada en prosa lírica, esta historia es una celebración de las praderas que dominan el centro del territorio americano y de los animales que viven ahí.

Prairie Storms

Darcy Pattison (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181491

Cozy up for a rainy day read and explore the prairie ecosystem through its ever-changing weather. Each month features a storm typical of that season and a prairie animal who must shelter, hide, escape, or endure those storms. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the grasslands that dominate the center of American lands and the animals that live there.

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.

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.

The Glaciers Are Melting!

Donna Love (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181460

Chicken Little may have thought the sky was falling but Peter Pika is sure the glaciers are melting and is off to talk to the Mountain Monarch about it. Joined along the way by friends Tammy Ptarmigan, Sally Squirrel, Mandy Marmot, and Harry Hare, they all wonder what will happen to them if the glaciers melt. Where will they live, how will they survive? When Wiley Wolverine tries to trick them, can the Mountain Monarch save them? More importantly, can the Mountain Monarch stop the glaciers from melting?

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

Ready, Set . . . WAIT! What Animals Do Before a Hurricane

Patti R. Zelch (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180975

Hurricane . . . just the word brings to mind the power of these natural disasters. Humans watch the news and know of impending arrival. We board up windows and gather supplies. We might huddle in our homes or go inland. Then we wait for the storm to arrive. But what do wild animals do? Do they know when a storm is coming? If so, how do they prepare? This book explains how nine animals sense, react, and prepare for a hurricane. Based on research or observations, the brief portraits are explained in simple, poetic language for children of all ages.

En sus marcas, listos… ¡ESPÉREN!

Patti R. Zelch (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181088

Huracán...sólo la palabra nos trae en mente el poder de estas catástrofes. La gente mira las noticias y sabe de la llegada inminente. Tapamos las ventanas y juntamos provisiones. Nosotros podríamos acurrucarnos en nuestras casas o ir tierra adentro. Entonces esperamos a que la tormenta llegue. ¿Pero, qué hacen los animales salvajes? ¿Saben ellos que una tormenta viene? De ser así, ¿cómo se preparan? Este libro explica como nueve animales, se dan cuenta, reaccionan, y se preparan para un huracán. Basado en investigaciones y observaciones, las breves historias son explicadas en la lengua simple, poética para niños de todas las edades.

A Day on the Mountain

Kevin Kurtz (author), Erin E. Hunter (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180982

Come spend A Day on the Mountain, the follow up to Kevin Kurtz's award-winning first book, A Day in the Salt Marsh. Rhyming verse and vibrant illustrations take readers up a mountain, from the forested bottom to the snow-covered top. While climbing, they witness the changing habitats and meet the plants and animals that live there. Learn about Black bears, Great Gray Owls, Garter snakes, Clark's nutcrackers, Bighorn sheep, Hummingbirds, Yellow-bellied marmots, Mountain goats, Salamanders, and Snow fleas.

A Day on the Mountain (Spanish)

Kevin Kurtz (author), Erin E. Hunter (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181095

Ven y pasa un día en la montaña, es la continuación al primer libro ganador de Kevin Kurts, Un día en el pantano salado. Los versos en rima y las maravillosas ilustraciones llevan a los lectores a la cima de una montaña desde los bosques hasta la cima de ésta cubierta de nieve. Mientras escalas, serás testigo del cambio en el hábitat y conocerás las plantas y los animales que viven ahí.

La selva creció y creció

Susan K. Mitchell (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781934359525

La imaginación se eleva del suelo de la selva, a través del toldo y regresa, siguiendo el círculo de la vida en esta hábil adaptación de la canción Y la hierba verde creció y creció. La selva se hace viva en la medida en que los niños aprenden sobre una amplia variedad de animals y plantas que viven en la exuberante selva del Amazonas. Investiga cada página para encontrar en las ilustraciones, gusanos y mariposas de la selva.

Los pandas se salvan de un terremoto

Phyllis J. Perry (author), Susan Detwiler (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181071

Los pandas se salvan de un terremoto es una historia de ficción basada en un suceso de la vida real. En la vida real, XiXi, un panda gigante se escapó de La Reserva Natural para Pandas en Wolong destruída cuando el terremoto de 7.9 estremeció el Norte de China el 12 de mayo del 2008. La autora Phyllis Perry utiliza las aventuras de ficción de una mamá panda, LiLing, y su cachorro de un año, Tengfei, para enseñarles a los niños acerca de los terremotos, la supervivencia animal, y el refuerzo del instinto maternal para proteger a su bebé. Después del terremoto, la madre y el cachorro corrieron lejos de las ruinas. Confundidos y asustados, ¡ellos se pierden! ¿Cómo sobrevivirán fuera de su reserva animal? ¿Encontrarán comida? ¿Encontrarán un lugar donde refugiarse? ¿Y sobrevivirán a las réplicas?

Julia la buscadora de rocas

Gail Langer Karwoski (author), Lisa Downey (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781934359587

Gail Langer Karwoski Lisa DowneyCuando una niña joven encuentra una roca brillante enterrada en la tierra y descubre que se limpia como un hermoso cristal de cuarzo, queda fascinada y se convierte en Julia la buscadora de rocas. Unete a Julia y a como su papá a excavar los minerales y le explica las maravillas de la formación del cristal. La combinación y el juego de palabras con la ciencia, los lectores jóvenes aprenden acerca del mineral “tesoro” más abundante del planeta

El conteo regresivo del otoño

Fran Hawk (author), Sherry Neidigh (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180494

Cuenta regresiva del diez al uno durante una de las temporadas más coloridas del año, el otoño. Aprende sobre las hojas brillosas y sobre los árboles de los cuales caen: el álamo, el abedul, el maple, el roble, el árbol de castañas, el pino, el haya, el cornejo, y el árbol del chicle. Observa a los animals retozar en la vigorizante estación del otoño mientras se preparan para el frío invierno que se acerca.

El rescate del bebé búho

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author), Laura Jacques (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180500

¿Qué pasaría si te encontraras a un bebé búho en tu patio? ¿Sabrías qué hacer? ¿Dónde irías a pedir ayuda? Únete junto con Madie y Max mientras aprenden una valiosa lección sobre un pequeño búho perdido en El rescate del bebé búho. El par de hermanos sólo querían jugar beisbol. ¡Nunca esperaron encontrarse cara a cara con un animal salvaje! Esta historia nos recuerda a todos que vivimos en un mundo rodeados de animales salvajes, y esos animales se merecen nuestro respeto y tenemos que ser cautelosos.

Whistling Wings

Laura Goering (author), Laura Jacques (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180333

Can a swan survive without winter migration? Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired from the first half of a winter migration. One thousand miles is a long way to fly--too long for Marcel, so he hides in the rushes to stay behind while his parents and the flock continue south. But with the lake nearly frozen over, he soon realizes that he is not cut out for life on ice. Other animals offer advice about how to survive the winter, but their ways of living aren't right for the swan. Hungry and scared, he falls asleep - only to be awakened by a big surprise! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes "Tundra Swan Fun Facts" and a "Tundra Swan Life Cycle Sequencing Activity."

What's the Difference? An Endangered Animal Subtraction Story

Suzanne Slade (author), Joan Waites (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180951

You can celebrate the huge difference caring people make for endangered animals while you practice subtraction skills. In this sequel to her popular addition title, What's New at the Zoo?, Slade presents a new subtraction problem in each clever rhyming verse. The colorful watercolors include realistic animals set in lush spreads by illustrator, Joan Waites. So join in the celebration of our world's precious animals with this exciting title, and have fun practicing math skills along the way! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Endangered Animal Vocabulary, Food Chains and Webs, Missing Links in Food Chains, Endangered Animals, and Fact Families.

Turtle Summer: A Journal For My Daughter

Mary Alice Monroe (author), Barbara J. Bergwerf (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180166

This is a companion book to Mary Alice Monroe's novel, Swimming Lessons, the sequel to The Beach House. In the novel, the readers witness a young mother, Toy, writing a journal for her daughter, Little Lovie. This is the journal Toy is writing. Using original photographs, this scrapbook journal explains the nesting cycle of sea turtles and the natural life along the Southeastern coast, including local shore birds, shells, and the sea turtle hospital. Adults and children will enjoy the images, information and the journal with or without the novel. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes turtle nesting facts, a shell identification activity, and a make-your-own nature journal.

Pandas' Earthquake Escape

Phyllis J. Perry (author), Susan Detwiler (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180968

On May 12, 2008, XiXi, a giant panda, escaped from the destroyed Wolong Panda Reserve when a 7.9 earthquake rocked Northern China. After the quake, mother and cub run from the wreckage. Confused and afraid, they get lost! How will they survive outside their reserve? Will they find food? Will they find shelter? And will they safely endure the earthquake after-shocks? The "For Creative Minds" education section includes: Endangered Giant Pandas; Life Cycle Activity; Panda Fun Facts; Shake, Rattle & Roll; The Richter Scale and Magnitude Ranges; and an Earthquake Chart & Map.

Ocean Seasons

Ron Hirschi (author), Kirsten Carlson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180180

Seasons change in the ocean much as they do on land. Spring brings new plants and baby animals, summer oceans glow with sparkly plankton lights, and autumn winds blow across the open water. In winter the humpback whales migrate to warmer waters, just as some land animals move to warmer climates. The cycle begins again as they return to the northern waters in the spring. In fun, fanciful form, Ocean Seasons introduces plants and animals that are joined through the mix of seasons, food webs, and habitats beneath the waves. While set in the Pacific, similar changes occur in the Atlantic also. The "For Creative Minds" learning sections features and "Ocean Food Web Card Game."

A Day in the Salt Marsh

Kevin Kurtz (author), Consie Powell (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180210

Enjoy a day in one of the most dynamic habitats on earth: the salt marsh. Fun-to-read, rhyming verse introduces readers to hourly changes in the marsh as the tide comes and goes. Watch the animals that have adapted to this ever-changing environment as they hunt for food or play in the sun, and learn how the marsh grass survives even when it is covered by saltwater twice a day. An activity on adaptations is included in the "For Creative Minds" section.

Little Red Bat

Carole Gerber (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180944

Red bats can hibernate or migrate to warmer regions during the winter. Should this solitary little bat stay or should she go? That's the question the little red bat ponders as the leaves fall and the nights get colder! The squirrel tells her to stay. But what about the dangerous creatures that hunt red bats in winter? The sparrow urges her to go. But where? Carole Gerber takes young readers on an educational journey through one bat's seasonal dilemma in Little Red Bat. The For Creative Minds educational section includes: Match the Bat Adaptation, Bat Fun Facts, How Animals Deal with Seasonal Changes, Red Bats and Seasonal Change, and Bat Life Cycle Sequencing Activity.