Children's Animals/Dinosaurs
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Tracks, Scats & Signs
Tracks, Scats & Signs
Paperback      ISBN: 1559715995

This fascinating series turns ordinary walks into adventures. Children learn to identify a variety of different plant, animal and insect species.
-- Helps children identify different species.
-- Includes scrapbook pages, for notes or drawings.
-- Features detailed true-to-life illustrations.

Frogs, Toads & Turtles: Take Along Guide
Frogs, Toads & Turtles
Take Along Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 1559715936

This fascinating series turns ordinary walks into adventures. Children learn to identify a variety of different plant, animal and insect species.
-- Helps children identify different species.
-- Includes scrapbook pages, for notes or drawings.
-- Features detailed true-to-life illustrations.

Dolphin Adventure:: A True Story
Dolphin Adventure:
A True Story
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0380732521

Eighty feet below the ocean's surface, Wayne Grover hears a clicking sound. Soon he sees three dolphins--two adults and a baby--swimming toward him. A large fishing hook is embedded in the baby's back, and suddenly Wayne realizes that, in their own way, the dolphins are asking for his help.

The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea
The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo
An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea
Paperback      ISBN: 054724892x
A 2007 Sibert Honor Book

It looks like a bear, but isn't one. It climbs trees as easily as a monkey-- but isn't a monkey, either. It has a belly pocket like a kangaroo, but what's a kangaroo doing up a tree? Meet the amazing Matschie's tree kangaroo, who makes its home in the ancient trees of Papua New Guinea's cloud forest. And meet the amazing scientists who track these elusive animals.
Animals in Winter
Animals in Winter
Library      ISBN: 0876143559

Describes what various animals do to prepare for winter. Includes the marmot, bat, squirrel, hamster, butterfly, and others.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
Hardcover      ISBN: 075345131x

Here's the ultimate guide for the young dinosaur enthusiast who craves the latest information from the lost world of prehistoric animals. With its winning combination of dramatic artwork, and exciting, narrative text, this title goes far beyond the basic facts about dinosaurs, presenting up-to-date information from dinosaur experts and realistic color illustrations by top dinosaur artists. Find out where the world's most important excavations are located and how scientists piece together tiny clues that help them reconstruct these incredible beasts. See Oviraptors babysitting their young in late cretaceous Mongolia. Escape from a pack of Deinonychus in prehistoric Wyoming. The colorful spreads include a geological time-scale that helps the inquisitive reader locate the appearance of the various species of dinosaur. Finally, discover how some of the creatures that shared the dinosaurs' world survived the catastrophe that experts believe led to the dinosaurs' extinction. A special reference section at the end of the book provides an at-a-glance family tree of these fascinating prehistoric animals, along with a helpful illustrated glossary and index.

Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
School & Library      ISBN: 0439829739
The amazing true story of the orphaned baby hippo and 130-year-old giant turtle whose remarkable friendship touched millions around the world.
The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY). When Owen was stranded after the Dec 2004 tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. Then, to everyone's amazement, the orphan hippo and the elderly tortoise adopted each other. Now they are inseparable, swimming, eating, and playing together. Adorable photos e-mailed from friend to friend quickly made them worldwide celebrities. Here is a joyous reminder that in times of trouble, friendship is stronger than the differences that too often pull us apart.
Snow Monkeys
Snow Monkeys
Paperback      ISBN: 1901268373

Japan's sole monkey - the Japanese macaque - lives in subtropical lowlands and in subalpine regions. The monkeys live in the Japanese Alps where snow blankets the ground for most of the winter, and are affectionately called Snow Monkeys. Heather Angel unravels how these monkeys live in troops, showing them through their seasons.

Cats
Cats
Paperback      ISBN: 0064462544

Cats are a perennial favorite with young kids. Filled with great tips and guidelines for kids getting their first cat. Lavishly illustrated with full-color, up-close photographs, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon captures cats as they hunt, give birth, and play. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids and make it fun. He was a teacher for more than twenty years, has written more than 250 books, and has won multiple awards.

This book includes an author's note, glossary, and index and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.

Bats
Bats
Paperback      ISBN: 0859539628

An information book focusing on the often misunderstood bat. This book, packed with information, shows that if we come close to these little animals, we are more likely to understand and protect them. Full of amazing facts, the vibrant and detailed illustrations bring information to 3-D life and lead the reader through the amazing world of this creature in these beautifully engineered cardboard books.This giant format version should be suitable for either the primary classroom or a child's bedroom.