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Fish

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964817

In Fish, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a fish, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about fish online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Fish also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Insects

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964824

In Insects, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of an insect, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about insects online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Insects also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Mammals

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964831

In Mammals, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a mammal, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about mammals online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mammals also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Reptiles

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964848

In Reptiles, early readers learn about the defining characteristics of this animal group. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover what features set these animals apart. A labeled diagram helps readers identify body parts of a reptile, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about reptiles online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Reptiles also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Paddle Perch Climb: Bird Feet are Neat

Laurie Ellen Angus (author) Laurie Ellen Angus (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696216

Meet the feet that help birds eat! You can learn a lot about a bird just by looking at its feet. The size, shape, and type give you important clues about where a bird lives, how it moves, and what it eats. Discover seven birds, each with a different type of foot, including a roadrunner with strong legs and feet running across the desert to snag a lizard for lunch, a cardinal with flexible toes perching on a branch to pick berries, and a heron with long legs and toes wading through a river to search for fish. Bright, bold illustrations and simple text invite children to guess what birds will be revealed on successive pages. But look out! Predators are lurking, and they’re hungry, too! "Fun Foot Facts," food chains, bird watching tips, and more are presented in Explore More for Kids, Teachers, and Parents in the back of the book.

I Am the Rain

John Paterson (author)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696186

"Because of me the land is green. I’m why the sky is blue. All of life depends on me. I'm even part of you." Lyrical verses present water in its many colors, shapes, and forms as it follows its natural cycle through the seasons. From rain to rivers, from fog to thunderheads, from snowflakes to ocean waves - water is always changing. Along the way, water speaks for itself, connecting deeply with readers. The evocative illustrations highlight water’s many moods. "I can show you rainbows/ in mist or morning dew/ I can be a muddy flood/or a pool of aqua blue." Teachers and parents will appreciate the Explore More section in the back of the book that includes "The Science Behind the Poetry," STEM activities, water conservation tips, and more.

Over on a Desert: Somewhere in the World

Marianne Berkes (author), Jill Dubin (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696315

Deserts are full of surprises! An amazing array of animals calls this driest place on Earth their home. Through rhythm and rhyme, children meet a new animal on every page. They won’t be able to resist getting in on all the action as animal parents teach their babies how to live in this unusual place - camels kneel, armadillos dig, dingoes sniff, and jerboas jump. Cut paper collages capture the subtle beauty of the desert and also "hide" more animals for young eyes to find. Additional information, a world map, and tips from the author give parents and teachers all they need to make learning fun. One part song, one part story, and one part sheer delight!

He's Your Daddy: Ducklings, Joeys, Kits, and More

Charline Profiri (author), Andrea Gabriel (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584696278

“If you were an animal—wild or tame, would you know your daddy’s name?” Every page answers this question with a different animal. Meet a joey riding piggy-back whose daddy is a sugar glider, a calf whose daddy is a towering giraffe, and a tiny fry floating next to its seahorse daddy. Children will be delightfully surprised by the animal in the middle of the book, and dads will especially appreciate the scene on the last page. Rhyming verses describe animal characteristics, and watercolor illustrations capture the feeling of all the different habitats, making every page a teachable moment. Additional animal information and matching game in the back of the book extends the learning.

The Life Cycle of a Chicken

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144509

Roosters attract hens by strutting around and showing off their brilliant feathers. This book introduces children to the cycle of a chicken's life, explaining how a chick hatches from an egg and develops into an adult. Blastoff! Series

Leaves

Karen Hoenecke (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611813593

Great for early fall when the leaves are turning colors.

Explore Antarctica

Rebecca Sjonger, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427163837

Antarctica is one of the most desolate and fascinating continents on Earth! In Explore Antarctica, kids are taken on a journey through this continents chilly geography, exploring its mountains, peninsula, seas, and mile-thick layer of ice. Kids will be thrilled to learn about why Antarctica receives six months each of sunlight and darkness every year, the beautiful animals that live in Antarctica, the ground-breaking Antarctic Treaty, and the amazing findings of researchers studying this little-known continent.

From Power Plant to House

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301183

Do you wonder why your light bulb turns on? There's actually hidden wires that connect from your house to a power plant! There are many people in place to ensure that electricity gets to your home safely. From the electrician to the power plant manager to the worker, each person plays an important role in your light bulbs working! This title allows students to identify the connection between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Spring

Emily C. Dawson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624960260

This photo-illustrated book for early readers describes how spring weather affects the actions of animals, the growth of plants, and the activities of people. Includes photo glossary and labeled diagram.

Cheetahs

Megan Borgert-Spaniol (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115689

When confronted by other predators, cheetahs opt for flight over fight. You would, too, if you could run up to 70 miles per hour. Cheetahs make a chase look easy, but hunting can be hard work. Find out how these speed demons of the savannah execute attacks and teach their young how to do the same. Blastoff! Series

Fun ways to learn

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119766

This book offers a fun path to learning with activities that help children develop skills such as concentration, deeper analytical abilities, and improved thought processing. Children will love the engaging art, music, nature, writing, and “maker” activities, which encourage critical thinking and problem solving skills, cooperation, communication, and creativity.

The Boo-Boos that Changed the World

Barry Wittenstein (author) Chris Hsu (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897457

Did you know Band-Aids were invented by accident?! And that they weren't mass-produced until the Boy Scouts gave their seal of approval? 1920s cotton buyer Earle Dickson worked for Johnson & Johnson and had a klutzy wife who often cut herself. The son of a doctor, Earle set out to create an easier way for her to bandage her injuries. Band-Aids were born, but Earle's bosses at the pharmaceutical giant weren't convinced, and it wasn't until the Boy Scouts of America tested Earle's prototype that this ubiquitous household staple was made available to the public. Soon Band-Aids were selling like hotcakes, and the rest is boo-boo history.

A Seed Needs Sun

Kate Riggs (author)Fiammetta Dogi (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603102

Detailed illustrations and simple text are paired within a board book format to introduce young readers to the growth cycle of a seed, from its planting to flowering.

Molly's Organic Farm

Carol L. Malnor and Trina Hunner (authors), Trina Hunner (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584692294

Whoosh...the wind blows open a creaky gate. Inquisitive and mischievous, a homeless little cat scampers through - and suddenly finds herself in the wondrous world of an organic farm! Affectionately named "Molly" by the farmers who discover her, she romps, naps, and hunts among the vegetables. Seen through Molly's eyes, the reader discovers the interplay of nature that grows wholesome food. But what will happen to Molly when winter comes? Based on a true story, Molly will touch children's hearts while introducing them to plants and the key elements of growing food organically. Standards-based science concepts and activities at the end of the book expand the message of the story.

Our Snowy Day

Robert Rosen, Jin Lee (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428497

The boy and girl want to play in the snow. But, they can’t decide what to do. Will they be able to find something they both enjoy? Paired to the nonfiction title Where We Live.

Rainbows

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424895

A scientific look at how rainbows are formed, why we can only see part of them, and how your location determines if you see one or not.

Trees

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424888

A scientific look at how trees grow, why they are important, and how they make other trees.

Waterfalls

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424871

A scientific look at the natural processes that create waterfalls, and where they are likely to form.

Clouds

Precious McKenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424864

A scientific look at how clouds are formed, why there are different types, and what you can tell about a cloud by looking at it.

Saving Water

Abby Walters (author) Chiara Fiorentino (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683428480

Come learn how to save water in your house. Telling your parents how to use less water will help out everyone. Paired to the nonfiction title Water All Around Us.

Eyes

Pete Jenkins (author) Hazel Quintanilla (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424789

Hey, what are those things that help me to see? It’s my eyes. Learn all about different kinds of eyes and what they do. Everyone’s eyes are different but everyone’s eyes are special!