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How Animals Survive in the Cold

English Edition

by Kelly Graham, illustrated by Kim Smith
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: beginner, biology

Find out how animals survive in the cold Arctic winters.
This science book shares information about how Arctic animals have adaptations that help them survive and thrive in the cold.

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My Human Body Coloring Book

by George Toufexis
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 13
  • Grade: 1 to 8
tagged: activity books, biology, body

Learning about our bodies is extremely important, but many feel that it is complicated and difficult to comprehend. Whoever said learning anatomy can’t be easy and fun?

Introducing My First Human Body Coloring Book—an informative coloring book that teaches the basics of the human body while simultaneously providing hours of coloring entertainme …

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When Planet Earth Was New

by James Gladstone, illustrated by Katherine Diemert
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: prehistoric, biology, environmental science & ecosystems

It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today. When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time: from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the evolution of living things in water and on land. The …

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Be a Night Detective

Solving Mysteries of Twilight, Dusk, and Nightfall

by Peggy Kochanoff
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: biology

Why are moths drawn to light at night? Why do some flowers only bloom under the moon? Are stars really falling from the sky?

Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving nature mysteries after dark. From the author of Silver Birch-nominated Be a Wilderness Detective and Hackmatack-nomina …

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I Am Josephine

(And I Am a Living Thing)

by Jan Thornhill, illustrated by Jacqui Lee
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: biology, environmental science & ecosystems

Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. She’s also a mammal, an animal, and a living thing—all identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book.

Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then familiar creatures like her dog and her mom (and he …

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Be a Pond Detective

Solving the Mysteries of Lakes, Swamps, and Pools

by Peggy Kochanoff
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: biology

Do dragonflies bite? What is the difference between a frog and a toad? Are leeches dangerous?

Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving pond mysteries. From the life cycle of mosquitoes to the many uses and varieties of pond plants, Kochanoff takes young readers on an entertaining and …

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Be a Beach Detective

by Peggy Kochanoff
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: marine life, biology

Can anything eat prickly sea urchins? Can dead jellyfish still sting you? Why does water squirt up when you walk along the beach?

Biologist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving beach mysteries. From the puzzling tidal life of barnacles to the stunning variety of seaweeds, Kochanoff dives d …

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