Leaf insects blend in to hide from predators. Emerald green boas stealthily await prey in the trees. Male quetzals impress females with their vibrant feathers! In this title, beginning readers get a fascinating introduction to green animal adaptations.
Orange you glad monarchs have such bright wings? They warn predators of the butterflies’ terrible taste. Orangutans are orange to blend in with tree trunks. Male rufous hummingbirds show off with their vivid feathers. Early readers will learn about all kinds of orange animals in this descriptive book!
Red means stop! Sometimes. Ladybugs are red to scare away predators, but cardinals turn red from the berries they eat. Pygmy seahorses blend in with red coral around them to hide. Curious readers will love this informative title about red animals!
Why so blue? Some critters, like male agamas, show off bright blue colors to attract partners. Blue morpho butterflies warn predators with flashy wings. Blue dragons camouflage with the ocean below. Students get the inside scoop on blue animals in this engaging book!
The yellow boxfish is an adorable, friendly-looking ocean dweller – but its vivid color is a warning! Journey through the world of yellow animals, from flashy goldfinches to cheetahs slinking through the grass. Young readers will love this brightly colored book.
A beluga whale swims among the icebergs. It’s hard for predators to spot in this snowy environment! From polar bears to albino animals, beginning readers will learn all about white creatures in our world.
Look at the different animals in this e-book. Is one animal taller than another? Flip through the pages and describe what you see. Simple phrases, exact text-to-image relationships, large font, and vibrant photographs are flowed beautifully throughout this e-book to engage students from start to finish. Students will be introduced to basic measurement and data concepts with this e-book that aligns to mathematics standards.
Teach young students how to describe things with the help of this science reader! Describe familiar objects by their texture, temperature, shape, speed, size, age, and more! The easy-to-read text and vibrant images will keep young readers engaged from start to finish. This reader also includes instructions for a fun science activity and practice problems to give students additional practice in describing things. A helpful glossary and index are also included for support.
Beginning readers are introduced to primary colors with this colorful nonfiction book featuring basic concepts. This title features vivid pictures of familiar objects in bright colors including red, yellow, blue, and green to encourage readers to recognize colors in the world around them.
There are all sorts of ways to sort farm animals! This charming title teaches young readers how to recognize animals' different qualities and sort them into sets, familiarizing children with set theory, data analysis, and early STEM themes. With the help of familiar images, engaging "You Try It!" problems, and a glossary, children will be able to sort animals into many different categories--big or small, two-legged or four-legged, fast or slow!
Lily, the librarian, has started a summer reading club. Children can follow along with the club's members to learn all about bar, line, and circle graphs, as well as concepts such as data, scale, maximum, and minimum.
A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes tiny animals around the world. Examples include the pygmy marmoset, bee hummingbird, and ladybug. Includes comprehension activity.
Introduces the opposites up and down by comparing the behavior of such animals as eagles up in the air and fish down in the sea.
Introduces the opposites big and small by comparing such animals as big blue whales and small hermit crabs.
Introduces synonyms for big by comparing large, huge, massive, and enormous sea animals.
Introduces the opposites near and far by comparing the behavior of such animals as fox pups that stay near dens and butterflies that migrate far south.
Introduces differences in size by comparing groups of small animals, such as small birds, turtles, and fish.
Introduces differences in size by comparing groups of big animals, such as big turtles, wildcats, and ocean creatures.
Introduces differences in length and height by comparing dog breeds and their features, such as legs, ears, and noses.
This colorful book introduces young readers to the world of color. Readers will learn how an enormous range of colors can be made from just three primary colors. This title also explains the difference between warm colors and cool colors. The book uses famous works of art to show readers how color can be used to both show a scene and convey a message.
From dogs and cats to turtles and rats, this book uses rhyme to show kids the facts! Photographs of pets in funny situations help children understand the concept of size. Children learn by comparing animals to determine which is bigger or smaller. An activity at the end asks children to identify which animal on the page is the biggest, the smallest, and medium-sized.
Count the circles on Billy's bike as he tries to catch up to his pet Hypsilophodonts. Kids will enjoy looking for shapes in this entertaining book that puts kids and dinosaurs together in everyday situations.
This innovative title supports both math and science standards. Readers learn to identify different tools used to measure matter, such as balances, rulers, and thermometers. Easy to follow text helps readers gain hands-on experience measuring, collecting and recording data, and graphing their results.
Real-world examples and engaging activities guide readers in learning about measuring weight. Readers practice selecting appropriate measuring tools and units of measurement, converting between units, and solving problems by measuring.
In this book, readers learn what gravity is and how it impacts weight. They learn about the US customary system and the metric system, where each is used, and the units of measurement in each system. Readers also learn about balances, scales, and estimating weights.