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How Animals Hide

Karen L. Kenney (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533351

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A Level 1 Amicus Reader that describes how different animals hide from other animals by looking like their background, changing their physical appearance, and by altering their movement. Includes comprehension activity.

Lions

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536437

Presents information about lions, their habitats, and their special features, including their impressive manes.

Manners with Technology

Bridget Heos (author)Katya Longhi (illustrator)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538479

A young monster who takes her sister’s tablet computer without asking gets a lesson in online etiquette and appropriate use of electronics.

Follow that Tap Water!: A Journey Down the Drain

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510804

A child washing the dishes wonders where the water goes, and the story follows water drops as they travel to through the city sewer system, treatment plant, and back again. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.

Penguin

Perkins Perkins (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607532668

A level 2 Amicus Reader that presents the life cycle of a penguin from mating and laying eggs to adult. Includes time line of life cycle and sequencing activity.

Do You Really Want to Walk in the Dark?: A Book about Light

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510729

Two boys walk home in the dark after their flashlight goes out and learn about light, light sources, and properties of light. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Follow that Garbage!: A Journey to the Landfill

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510811

A child watching a garbage truck pick up the trash wonders where it goes, and the story follows two garbage bags as they travel to a transfer station and then to a landfill. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.

Follow that Bottle!: A Plastic Recycling Journey

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510828

A child tosses a plastic bottle in a recycling bin and the story follows that plastic bottle to through the process of recycling until it becomes a new bottle again. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.

Follow that Paper!: A Paper Recycling Journey

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510835

A child tosses old homework paper into a recycling bin and the story follows that paper through the process of recycling until it becomes usable paper again. Includes "Recycle it Yourself" activity and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Skate on Thin Ice?: A Book about States of Matter

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510705

Two children go ice skating, fall through thin ice, and once they are safely home, they learn more about how matter changes state from solid to liquid to gas. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Drive in a Blizzard?: A Book about Predicting Weather

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510712

A girl and her family debate whether they should drive in bad weather, and the girl learns about how meteorologists predict the weather. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Burn Your Toast?: A Book about Heat

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510736

Two children cook food for their parents and learn about the science of heat, and how energy transfers to cook food. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Badger?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510620

A boy goes to a prairie to look for a badger in the wild and observes how they hunt. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Camel?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510637

A girl travels to the Gobi Desert, joins a group of photographers who are studying wild camels, and learns how camels have adapted to the desert and how they behave in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet a Hippopotamus?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510644

A boy travels to Africa, observes hippopotamuses in the wild, and learns how dangerous they can be when defending their herds. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Meet an Owl?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510668

After learning about several species of an owl, a boy goes to the wilderness nearby to observe owls behavior in the wild. Includes range map, glossary, and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Yell in a Cave?: A Book about Sound

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510682

Two children explore a cave and learn about echoes, sound waves, and properties of sound. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Do You Really Want to Create a Mudslide?: A Book about Erosion

Daniel D. Maurer (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510699

Two children try to create a mudslide on a playground and then learn about the dangers of real mudslides, as well as how wind, water, and ice erosion can shape the land. Includes two hands-on experiments and further resources.

Mako Sharks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510132

This photo-illustrated book describes the mako shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information on work being done to protect this shark from overfishing. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Tiger Sharks

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510149

This photo-illustrated book describes the tiger shark, or as some call it, the garbage can of the sea. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information about how dangerous of a predator this shark is and how we can stay safe in the ocean with them. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Whale Sharks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510156

This photo-illustrated book describes basking sharks, the larget sharks in the sea. Explains how they use gill-rakers to feed on zooplankton, their life cycle, and work being done to protect this species of huge but gentle sharks. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Bull Sharks

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510101

This photo-illustrated book describes the vicious bull shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and the danger they can be to ocean and river swimmers. Includes information on work being done to protect this shark from overfishing. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Great White Sharks

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510118

This photo-illustrated book describes the great white shark. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and their ocean habitat. Includes information about how dangerous of a predator this shark is and how we can stay safe in the ocean with them. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Hammerhead Sharks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510125

This photo-illustrated book describes the different species of hammerhead sharks, including the bonnethead, the scalloped hammerhead, and the winghead sharks. Explains their life cycle, how they hunt prey, and the work being done to protect this unique looking shark. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

12 Super-Gigantic Animals You Need to Know

Nancy Furstinger (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432326

Features 12 super-gigantic animals found around the world. Each spread contains fascinating facts, life cycle and habitat information, and interesting traits about each gigantic animal.