Emily K. Green
Wool keeps sheep warm on cool days. On winter days, wool sweaters keep people warm. Beginning readers will learn how a flock of wooly sheep lives.
Early in the morning, farmers wake up to milk their dairy cows. People need milk to make cheese and ice cream. Young readers will learn how cows live on the farm and give people milk.
Grasshoppers use their back legs to jump high into the air! They often travel in swarms that can easily eat an entire field of plants. Hop into this introduction and learn all about grasshoppers.
Chickens are birds. They have wings and feathers but do not fly well. This book introduces children to the characteristics of the farm animal known for laying eggs.
Have you ever wondered how a firefly lights up? Fireflies in some areas of the world light up all at the same time, or in a specific order and pattern. Eager readers will glow with excitement while learning about these special insects!
The hairiest animal on the farm might be the goat. Goats have long beards that hang below their chins! This book introduces children to how goats look and how they live on the farm.
Did you know that dragonflies have six legs like other insects, but cannot walk? Dragonflies use their powerful wings to get from place to place. Learn all about a dragonfly's wings and how dragonflies use the other parts of their bodies to hunt and survive.
Pigs often rest in mud puddles on the farm. Mud baths help them to stay cool. This book teaches children how pigs look, what pigs eat, and how pigs survive hot days.
Ants live on every landmass on Earth except Antarctica and certain small islands. Living together in colonies, each ant plays a part in keeping the colony running smoothly. Learn how these busy insects build their homes, find their food, and work together!
Wolves are territorial animals. They mark the areas where they live and hunt with their scent. Most of these wild, howling dogs stay in groups called packs. Information about the dynamics within a wolf pack will interest young readers.
From the Arctic to deserts, foxes are found in almost every kind of habitat. This book introduces children to foxes, explaining what they eat, their physical characteristics, and where they live.
Watch out for that big wave! Oceans cover a large part of Earth and support a wide variety of plants and animals. Young readers will learn about the tides, waves, and currents of the ocean as well as what lives beneath the surface.
There are many different kinds of caves found all around the world. Many are millions of years old! Students will explore the many different kinds of caves, their unique features, and the difference between stalactites and stalagmites.
Have you ever heard coyotes howl or yip? These members of the dog family can sure make noise! Children will discover what coyotes are, where they live, and how they both hunt and scavenge for food.
Deserts are vast areas of the Earth with very little moisture. There can be both hot deserts and cold deserts. Students will learn the difference between hot and cold deserts and how desert plants and animals survive the harsh conditions.
There are many different kinds of forests that have many different kinds of trees. Discover what trees are found in each kind of forest and how dead trees help young trees grow.
Volcanoes are many different shapes and sizes. They can be dormant or active. Students will learn about the different kinds of volcanoes and discover what makes a volcano erupt.
Take a climb high into the mountains! This basic introduction to mountains explains the different kinds of mountains, how mountains form, and how people use mountains for recreational activities.
Snakes come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some are only a few feet long, while others can stretch over 40 feet long! This title introduces young readers to the traits of snakes, what and how they eat, and where they make their homes.
Raccoons are clever scavengers that live in forests, prairies, marshes, and even cities. Readers will learn about the unique markings of raccoons, their diverse diets, and how they are able to live in many different habitats.