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Reindeer are migrating masters whose hooves change to tackle the different seasons of their Arctic home! In winter, hard, fur-covered hooves protect their feet from the snow and cold. As the ground thaws, their hooves become soft to make walking much easier. Travel across the northernmost biome and learn about the many adaptations of reindeer in this low-level title.
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Astronauts in space! Hear from real life astronauts and learn about what they do when they're in space. Hear answers to kids' questions, and see beautiful pictures taken by an astronaut from the International Space Station. Stories by Jack Myers Ph.D., Highlights for Children, and Amy Hansen.
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Science and technology! Learn advances in keyboard technology, how computers find websites, and answers to questions such as "why are computers slow?" Discover how astronomers make an important outer space discovery and follow a robot as it roams Antarctica. Stories by Highlights for Children, Kimberly Shillcutt Tyree, Ph.D., E. Renee Heiss, and Anthony Atkielski.
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Our solar system is made up of the millions of objects in the sky above us, including the Sun, moon, stars, and planets. This book examines the four planets closest to the Sun, known as the rocky planets. All four planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are described with information about their atmosphere, landscape, orbits, and Fun Facts that give additional information about each of these rocky planets! This book will allow students to use observations of the Sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.
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A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of storks, Earth’s big wading birds. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why marabou storks have featherless heads.
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A high-interest introduction to the life cycle of mice, including how pinkies develop, their plant-based diet, threats from predators, and the woodsy habitats of these backyard animals.
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Learn all about the amazing things your muscular system and skeleton do and how to keep them healthy and strong! With vivid images and clear, informational text in conjunction with supportive diagrams, readers are introduced to basic biological ideas and vocabulary.
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Highlights different types of bird nests, showing where they are located and what they are made of. Includes comprehension activity.
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A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Venus, learns about the extremely hot and harsh conditions on the planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Venus vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.
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Insects, like all living things, need a place to call home. In this fact-filled title, readers will get a close-up look at different insect habitats, including those underground, above ground, and in water. Readers will discover how insects get what they need to survive from their different habitats and how changes to the environment pose a serious risk to insects. The book includes examples of solitary and social insects.
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Hop in! This title will take you where you want to go. Early readers will gather basic information about planes through simple, easy-to-read text. And they will love the colorful full-bleed photographs, bolded glossary terms, and More Facts section. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
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Young children are natural problem solvers and always looking for answers, especially when it involves animals. Guess What: Twisty Tails provides young curious readers with striking visual clues and simply written hints. Using the photos and text, readers rely on visual literacy skills, reading, and reasoning as they solve the animal mystery. Clearly written facts give readers a deeper understanding of how the animal lives. Additional text features, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.