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BISAC Subject JNF051050

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology

A Cloud Forest Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in Africa

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to an African cloud forest! As you set off down the mountain path, all you see ahead is a thick tangle of vines and bamboo trees. But the cloud forest is full of life, from a collared… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 577.34096

A Coral Reef Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in the Caribbean Sea

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to a Caribbean coral reef! As you snorkel just offshore, you see brilliant fish, waving sea anemones, diving turtles - maybe even a prowling barracuda! The coral reef is full of life… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 577.7'8916

A Desert Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in North America

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to the desert! Some people think of the desert as a hot, dry, lifeless place. But it is full of life, with diamondback rattlesnakes stalking scorpions and coyotes prowling for rabbits… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 577.54'16

A Galápagos Island Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to the Galápagos Islands! As you follow a path through the black lava rock on one of the islands, you may hear the sea lions barking or the hum of a white-lined sphinx moth flying… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 577.5'219098665

A Mangrove Forest Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in Asia

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to a Southeast Asian mangrove forest! As you wade through the tangle of mangrove roots, it's hard to tell where the ocean ends and the land begins. The mangrove forest is humming with… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 577.69'816095

A Nile River Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to the Nile River in Egypt! As you slosh through the river bank and puddle-jump the marshy areas, you can hear birds calling, frogs peeping and little scurrying sounds from the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 577.6'4160962

A Rain Forest Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in South America

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to a South American rain forest! As you push your way through the thick, green jungle, you see, hear, and feel the wildlife. Howler monkeys screech overhead as they munch on leaves… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 577.34098

A Savanna Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in Africa

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to an African Savanna! As you walk through the tall grass, the Savanna seems flat and empty. But it is full of life, from a tortoise munching on some green leaves to a lion prowling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 577.4'8096

A Temperate Forest Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in North America

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to a North American temperate forest! As you walk along a shady trail, the forest seems cool and quiet. But it is full of life, from a butterfly flitting over a flower to a gray wolf… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 577.3097

A Tundra Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in the Arctic

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to the arctic tundra! As you hike along the frozen ground of this cold, dry region, the tundra may seem quiet and empty. But it is full of life, in the spring when migrating lemmings… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 577.5'8616

An Australian Outback Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to the Australian Outback! As your jeep bumps along an empty road, the dry, dusty land all around you bakes in the heat. But the Outback is full of life, from a frilled lizard… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 577.540994

An Estuary Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in North America

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Welcome to a North American estuary! As you travel through the swamp's murky water, you wade through green duckweed and push ahead to the moss-draped trees at the water's edge. Everything… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 577.7'8616

Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons

Kindergarten - Grade 4

What would you be if your finger bones grew so long that they reached your feet? You'd be a bat! What if you had no leg bones but kept your arm bones? You'd be a whale, a dolphin, or a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 599.9'47

Carnívoros gigantes (Giant Meat-Eating Dinosaurs)

Grade 2 - Grade 4

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 500

Clot & Scab: Gross Stuff about Your Scrapes, Bumps, and Bruises

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Have you ever crashed your bike and torn up your knee? Or have you been hit in the face by a ball and gotten a big shiny bruise around your eye? Have any of your scabs ever oozed with… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 617.1

Conoce a los dinosaurios (Meet the Dinosaurs)

Series

Dino Don Lessem introduces readers to various species of dinosaurs, some that have never before been illustrated. He details their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. These… Read More →

Crazy Buildings

Grade 3 - Grade 5

A dog-shaped bed-and-breakfast. A house built like a shoe. Two towers that look like they're dancing. You're not dreaming. These are only a few of the crazy buildings found throughout the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 720

Crazy Creepy Crawlers

Series

From deadly spiders that use stealth to trap their prey to beetles that shoot boiling water from their bodies, fascinating insects and other creepy crawlers take center stage in this series… Read More →

Crust & Spray: Gross Stuff in Your Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat

Grade 3 - Grade 5

From snot and phlegm to earwax and eye gunk, there's some pretty gross stuff in that body of yours! But why do you have all that sticky slime inside you? And why does it build up sometimes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 612.8

De principio a fin (Start to Finish)

Series

Discover how things like cars, crayons, or frogs are created--from Start to Finish. Reveal the life cycles and manufacturing processes behind common, everyday things beginning readers are… Read More →

Deadly Spiders

Grade 3 - Grade 6

With their unique ability to spin silk that is stronger than steel, spiders make cunning traps as well as beautiful webs. This book brings you up close to these brilliant engineers, aerial… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 595.4/4
Fall 2018

Death Eaters: Meet Nature's Scavengers

Grade 4 - Grade 8

What happens to the bodies of animals and humans after death? Nature's army of death eaters steps in to take care of clean up. Without these masters of decomposition, our planet would be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 591.7/14

Dinosaurios acorazados (Armored Dinosaurs)

Grade 2 - Grade 4

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 500

Dinosaurios con plumas (Feathered Dinosaurs)

Grade 2 - Grade 4

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with various dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, way of life and how they became extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur expert, Don Lessem has… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.6