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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 the amazing findings of researchers studying this little-known continent

Georgia

Mari Kesselring (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730581

Explore the colorful customs, people, and places of Georgia. With straightforward text and captivating photos, this book is a great introduction to the state. Maps and symbols are included to enrich the student's understanding of geography and state identity.

My Yard

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441980

Danny enjoys spending time outside with nature, his friends and his family. In the title from our newest nonfiction series In My Yard, Danny explores his yard, discovering other animals who call it their home too.

The Little Raccoon In My Yard

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441997

Danny sees a little raccoon in his yard. Danny is curious and follows the little raccoon to see where he goes.

The Robins In My Yard

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625442000

A robin in Danny’s yard makes a nest, lays eggs, and begins a family. Read along to learn about robins.

Danny Looks for a Honeybee Yard

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441577

Danny and Bee visit a honeybee yard with wooden honeybee houses.

Norman's Loose Tooth

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441621

Danny and Norman are sitting on the deck when something happens to Norman’s loose tooth.

Elephants at the Zoo

Mia Coulton (author) Amy Musser, Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441645

Learn about elephant characteristics, as well as, the difference between African and Asian Elephants.

Giraffes at the Zoo

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441652

Find out more about the physical adaptations that make the tallest animal at the zoo unique.

Summer in the Woods

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton, Katherine Hood-Tatara (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441744

Danny and Bee take a walk through the summertime woods. The big green summertime leaves provide cool shade for the busy insects they find in and around the woods.

Winter in the Woods

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton, Katherine Hood-Tatara (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441768

Danny and Bee take a walk through the winter woods. Everywhere they look, the bare trees and blanket of white snow show signs of the animals and plants waiting for warmer weather.

Alive or Not Alive, Danny?

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441775

Danny learns what it means for something to be alive or not alive. Watch as he goes through his house and around his yard determining which things are alive and which things are not.

Danny's Bean Plant

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton, Katherine Hood-Tatara (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441829

Through observation, Danny learns what it takes to successfully germinate seeds and grow a bean plant.

Penguins at the Zoo

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441928

In the wild, penguins live only in the southern hemisphere. Read more about penguins.

Rhinoceroses at the Zoo

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441942

Rhino means nose in Greek. Read more about rhinoceroses.

Autumn in the Woods

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton, Katherine Hood-Tatara (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441751

Danny and Bee take a walk through the autumn woods. Everywhere they look they see the forest plants and animals getting ready for winter.

The Woods

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441263

A woods is an area of land, smaller than a forest, that is covered with growing trees. Many plants and animals call the woods their home. Meet some of the animals who live in the woods.

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

Can You Solve These Animal Mysteries?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119759

This fun book will motivate children to discuss, explain, and give creative interpretations about animal mysteries. Photographs present animals in some real and not-so-real ways. Students are challenged to remember what they have learned about the animal to determine if butterflies really do migrate; if human babies really are covered in feathers; and whether elephants do hatch from eggs. Realistic, entertaining photographs will require children to solve the problem using critical thinking.

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.

What Kind of Animal Is It?

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119803

This beautiful book looks at different animal species, describing how they are similar and different, and why certain animals belong to specific groups. Using descriptive as well as compare-and-contrast text, this interesting book answers students' questions about different animals.

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.

Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants

Sandra Markle (author) Fabricio VandenBroeck (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607348405

Elephants never forget. During a drought in Tanzania, Grandma Elephant is in search of water for her herd. Little Calf follows along and mimics her grandmother at each stop on their journey. When Grandma leads them to a watering hole she recalls from before, the elephants are overjoyed and Little Calf splashes about with her tender leader. Grandma's persistence and powerful memory is something Little Calf will never forget. Based on true events. Sandra Markle’s acclaimed nonfiction writing takes on a more lyrical style alongside Fabricio VandenBroeck’s gorgeous illustrations making this story of animal behavior accessible for younger readers. Back matter includes further information about the phenomenon of a herd of elephants that survived a drought, as well as fascinating elephant facts.

Spring Blossoms

Carole Gerber (author) Leslie Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607345756

Spring is in the air - and in the trees! Spring is here, and with the new season come trees full of life, color...and blossoms! From the creators of Leaf Jumpers and Winter Trees, Spring Blossoms introduces readers to a variety of different flowering trees. During a stroll through the forest, two children come across the small and white flowers on a crab apple tree, the rich, red buds on a red maple, and many more. Along the way, readers learn that some trees have both male and female flowers—each with a distinctive appearance. Back matter includes extended botanical facts and more information about trees and their life cycles.Told in lyrical rhymes with beautiful linoleum-cut illustrations, Spring Blossoms offers a unique blend of science, poetry, and art studies.

Lola Plants a Garden

Anna McQuinn (author) Rosalind Beardshaw (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580896955

Readers who loved Lola at the Library, Lola Loves Stories, and Lola Reads to Leo are in for a backyard treat. After Lola reads a book of garden poems, she wants to plant some flowers. She gets books from the library and chooses her plants. Then Lola and her mommy buy the seeds, make the garden, and mark the rows. Now it's time to wait...