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BISAC Subject JNF003000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / General

What to Expect When You're Expecting Joeys: A Guide for Marsupial Parents (and Curious Kids)

From the Series Expecting Animal Babies

Congratulations, marsupial parents-to-be! You're about to meet your tiny bundles of joy. They're called joeys. Some are as small as a grain of rice when they're born! Read this book to find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 599.2'139

When Lunch Fights Back: Wickedly Clever Animal Defenses

The octopus spies a nice, tasty mantis shrimp. It swims over for a closer look at the small creature. Then—WHAM!—the mantis shrimp strikes a nasty blow with its hammer-like forelimb. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 591.47

Who Was Here?: Discovering Wild Animal Tracks

What animal was here? Can you solve the mystery? Study the picture and read the clues to figure out who left each set of tracks. Then turn the page to find out about animals from around the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 591.47'9

Wiggling Earthworms

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Backyard Critters

Examine the interesting characteristics of worms, including their body parts and structure, their habitat and how it supports them, and how they get their food. Captions are paired with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 592.64

Wild Animal Neighbors: Sharing Our Urban World

What would you do if you found an alligator in your garage? Or if you spotted a mountain lion downtown? In cities and suburbs around the world, wild creatures are showing up where we least… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 7.5
  • Dewey: 591.75'6
Fall 2019

Wild Animals—Field Guide & Drawing Book: Learn how to identify and draw wild animals from the great outdoors!

From the Series Ranger Rick's Wildlife Around Us

With Wild Animals: Field Guide & Drawing Book, you can learn more about animals and become a naturalist-in-training! In this book you will find the habitat, diet, and common behaviors of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970

Wings

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Animal Traits

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  • Dewey: 591.47'9

Wings, Paws, Scales, and Claws: Let's Investigate Animal Bodies

From the Series Get Started with STEM

How are animal bodies alike and different? What characteristics make a mammal a mammal, and a reptile a reptile? In this title, readers will turn their investigative skills to studying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 590

Wolves and Coyotes

From the Series Core Content Science — Animal Look-Alikes

Thick fur. Thin face or wide face. Long howls or short yips. Is it a wolf or a coyote? Learn how these beautiful wild creatures are alike and how they differ. Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 599.77

Wolves on the Hunt

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Predators

How do wolves work together to hunt? How long do wolves go between meals? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about wolves. From their habitat to their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 599.773

Wonderful Worms

From the Series Linda Glaser's Classic Creatures

Wonderful Worms encourages an appreciation for the small creatures of the earth by explaining the vital role that earthworms play in the planet's ecosystem. The book also contains informative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 595.1

World's Best (and Worst) Animal Jokes

From the Series Laugh Your Socks Off!

What do you call an oyster that won't share? And what is a penguin's favorite food? You'll find out in this book chock-full of animal jokes! Learn jokes that will have you roaring and hooting… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 818/.602

Zombie Makers: True Stories of Nature's Undead

Are zombies real? As far as we know, dead people do not come back to life and start walking around, looking for trouble. But there are things that can take over the bodies and brains of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 578.6'5