Discusses the physical characteristics, life cycle, survival skills, and natural defenses of giant lizards.
Looks at ten animals at risk of becoming extinct, and explains how to help protect the animals and their habitats.
After the Creator throws a lightning bolt and injures Great Eagle's foot and feathers, Small Eagle helps his friend by providing fish to eat until Great Eagle's spirit is able to heal both body and soul.
Provides factual information about the natural history of beavers through the fictional story of a young beaver named Gus.
Explores the world of a sea otter as he goes from total dependence on his mother to becoming a playful member of the community.
Provides factual information about the natural history of gray wolves through the fictional story of a young gray wolf named Kooski.
Little Fish learns to jump over the rocks so she can follow Old One, who has come to lead the rainbow trout to warmer waters before the river freezes.
Follows the experiences of Amos, an American badger, from his birth to adulthood when he first becomes a father. Includes factual information about the natural history of badgers.
Follows the life of Callie, a great gray owl, from the day that she and her mate find a nest to the day that two of their three chicks are ready to establish their own territories.
Provides factual information about the natural history of raccoons through the fictional story of a young raccoon named Chester.
Provides a history of kites and kite making and offers step-by-step instructions for making a wind sock and different types of two- and three-stick kites.
Describes some of the unique animals, birds, insects, and marine life that make their home in and around Australia and New Zealand.
Describes some of the unusual animals, birds, insects, and marine life that make their homes in different parts of the world, such as the star-nosed mole, the piranha, and the gecko.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the trumpeter swan through the fictional story of a four-year-old female named Daphne.
Uses a story about a boy's visit to the Florida Keys to describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and survival techniques of dolphins.
Provides factual information about the natural history of the Florida manatee through the fictional story of a young manatee named Dudley.
Follow Eli, a little black bear, as he snuggles with his mother, learns to swim, faces the danger of an adult male bear, and learns the survival skills he will need as an adult.
Follows a young mountain lion from his birth through his first year of life as he learns to survive on his own.
This book discusses the history and development of textiles. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book takes a scientific look at different records and oddities regarding weather in our world. Reading Essentials in Science.
This book discusses how learning more about diseases, health, and your environment can play a part in your own disease prevention. Reading Essentials in Science.
This brief overview of mammals describes their basic characteristics and life cycles. Reading Essentials in Science.
The fictional chapters of this book tell the story of Luke Fletcher and his family as they make their journey along the Oregon Trail. The book's nonfiction chapters detail the realities of life on the Oregon Trail.
This book discusses the early people, creatures, and plants of the Grand Canyon.
This book explains what a redwood is and discusses the creatures and plants of the redwoods.