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In The Rainforest

Author : Kate Duke
ISBN : 9780062435774
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 39. 13 MB
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The rainforest is home to millions of plant and animal species. The inhabitants of the rainforest depend on each other, and they all depend on rain. How much rain falls in a rainforest? How do scientists work in the treetops? What kind of plants are swimming pools for frogs and crabs? Read and find out!

Hurricane Watch

Author : Melissa Stewart
ISBN : 9780062474520
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 24. 34 MB
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Winds whip. Waves crash. Rain pours down. A superstorm moves across the ocean and gets closer and closer to land. Hurricane watch! In this nonfiction picture book, read and find out how hurricanes form, how scientists track the storms, and what you can do to keep yourself safe if one strikes. With colorful illustrations from Taia Morley and engaging text from Melissa Stewart, Hurricane Watch is a look into a powerful natural disaster. Perfect for budding meteorologists, and recognized as an Outstanding Science Trade Book by the National Science Teachers Association, Hurricane Watch is bursting with fascinating facts paired with engaging visuals and diagrams. This picture book also includes a Find Out More section with an activity on air pressure, web research prompts, and a glossary of storm and weather vocabulary. Both text and artwork were vetted by Dr. William J. Brennan of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for accuracy. This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Next Generation Science Standards.

How People Learned To Fly

Author : Fran Hodgkins
ISBN : 9780064452212
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 60. 41 MB
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For hundreds of years people have wanted to fly. Countless tried and failed, but now flying is very common. Read and find out about the many obstacles that have been overcome so planes and people can soar through the sky.

Droughts

Author : Melissa Stewart
ISBN : 9780062571427
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 75. 50 MB
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The earth—and everything on it—needs water. But lately, it’s been unusually sunny, warm, and dry. The weather anchor announces that your area is experiencing a drought! Where do droughts happen? How do we know that we are in a drought? Why is rainfall important? Do droughts just affect people? Can scientists keep track of rainfall? Read and find out! This book is full of activities, like how to measure rainfall, how to visualize how much of the world’s water is freshwater, and how to create a cloud in a jar. It’s also full of graphic features perfect for visual learners, like a diagram of the water cycle, and rich vocabulary bolded throughout the text, with a glossary. This is a Level 2 Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Life In A Bucket Of Soil

Author : Alvin Silverstein
ISBN : 9780486320229
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 84. 83 MB
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Grade-schoolers learn how ants, snails, slugs, beetles, earthworms, spiders, and other subterranean creatures live, breed, interact, move about, defend themselves, and more.

How Deep Is The Ocean

Author : Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
ISBN : 9780062446961
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 37. 63 MB
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The ocean covers almost three-quarters of the Earth, but how deep does it go? Put on your scuba gear and explore the ocean, from its shallowest waters to its deepest, most mysterious parts. As you dive deeper, you’ll discover glowing animals, strange creatures that don’t need sunlight to survive, and even the largest hunter in the world. With beautiful illustrations and engaging text, How Deep Is the Ocean? will guide young readers into the deepest parts of the ocean. Featuring a find-out-more section with a water-pressure experiment, a lesson in making a sounding line to learn how scientists measure the depth of the ocean, a glossary of new terms, and web research prompts, this book will begin children’s explorations of the deep sea. Both the text and the artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. David Gruber, real-life deep sea explorer and professor of biology and environmental science at Baruch College. This is a Level 2 Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Earthquakes

Author : Dr. Franklyn M. Branley
ISBN : 9780062435750
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 61. 86 MB
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Read and find out about one of nature's most mysterious forces—the earthquake. Some earthquakes are so small that you don't even feel them, while others can make even big buildings shake! Learn why earthquakes happen, where they are most likely to occur, and what to do if one happens near you.

Pinocchio Rex And Other Tyrannosaurs

Author : Melissa Stewart
ISBN : 9780062490957
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 72. 10 MB
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Everyone knows that Tyrannosaurus rex is the huge dinosaur with sharp claws and tiny arms. But in this appealing level 2 picture book from acclaimed science writer Melissa Stewart, you’ll learn that T. rex is not the only tyrannosaur that existed in prehistoric times. In the last fifteen years, scientists have found many tyrannosaurs, including one with a really long pointy nose. The coauthor of this book, Dr. Steve Brusatte, went to China in order to help ID the dinosaur that he would give the nickname Pinocchio Rex! This book is the perfect overview of the exciting new discoveries in the land of tyrannosaurs. Read and find out how tyrannosaurs evolved—from the tiny Dilong to the enormous T. rex. The book also includes an infographic, activity, and glossary, as well as “Dr. Steve Says” sidebars that give readers insight into what it felt like for Dr. Steve to be involved with the discovery of P. Rex! This is a Level 2 Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

A Is For Anaconda

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 9781627531610
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 54. 93 MB
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At one time rainforests covered about 14% of the earth's surface; now they're reduced to just 6%. As home to some of the most diverse plant and animal species ever known, this decline has grave implications for both man and animal kingdoms. A is for Anaconda: A Rainforest Alphabet explores the world's rainforests as it explains their important role and showcases their wonders. Nature writer Anthony Fredericks gives an A-Z tour of the many facets and fascinating facts of these tropical environments. Exotic inhabitants including the basilisk lizard and kinkajou are highlighted, along with explanations of forest structure such as understory and canopy. In A is for Anaconda young readers will meet the many endangered plant and animal species, understand the progression of a food web, and appreciate why the rainforest has been called the "world's medicine chest."Anthony D. (Tony) Fredericks is a frequent traveler to the rainforests of Hawaii and Central America. He is the author of many nature and animal books for children, including several award-winning titles. When not visiting classrooms across the country, Tony teaches education courses at York College in York, PA. Laura Regan is nationally known for her rich, contemporary style of painting and her many award-winning children's books featuring exotic flora and fauna. Her artwork has been used to raise funds for many wildlife organizations. Laura lives in the Bay Area in California.

Kingfisher Readers L4 Weather

Author : Anita Ganeri
ISBN : 0753467666
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 28. 6 MB
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LEVEL 4 – READING ALONE (cyan) Sentence structure and vocabulary will be more varied with a wider range of sentence types, vocabulary and punctuation. Includes glossary and index. Starting with the practical question, "What is the weather today?" Kingfisher Readers L4: Weather by Anita Ganeri dives into all aspects of weather, including different phenomena like wind, clouds, rainbows, snow and lightning, right up through destructive elements such as tornadoes and hurricanes. Readers also explore record-setting weather, climates, seasons, and the many ways we record and track the weather every day. Key scientific ideas are covered in short callouts throughout the book. A glossary and index at the back help define key terms from the text and let newly independent readers exercise their research skills.

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