BISAC Subject JNF051050

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology

The Dawn of Planet Earth

From the Series Prehistoric Field Guides

Join Ackerley the Acanthostega and travel back in time 4,500 million years to the Precambrian period, when our planet first formed. Witness the appearance of the very first organisms in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 576.8

The Great Rhino Rescue: Saving the Southern White Rhinos

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Southern white rhinos are in trouble. For years, a rumor has been spreading that their horns can be used to cure cancer, and poachers have been targeting these gentle creatures. Sandra Markle… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 599.66/80968

The Last Days of the Dinosaurs

From the Series Prehistoric Field Guides

Follow Ackerley the Acanthostega through the Cretaceous period, 145 to 66 million years ago, when the mightiest dinosaurs stalked the planet. Watch them seek prey, battle enemies, and finally… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 567.9

The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit’s Amazing Migration

Crackle! Crackle! Crunch! What's hatching from that egg? It's a young bar-tailed godwit. She will spend the summer in Alaska learning to fly, find her own food, and escape from scary… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 598.3'3

The Rise of Mammals

From the Series Prehistoric Field Guides

Team up with Ackerley the Acanthostega to travel back 66 million years to the Tertiary and Quaternary periods of prehistoric Earth, when mammals came to dominate the planet. Many of them are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 569

The Secret Lives of Insects — eBook Set

Set

The lives and habits of insects can be truly incredible. Some, however, are so gross you probably won’t even want to read about them. Oh. . . . You Do? From a wasp that turns spiders into… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $143.96
  • Your Price: $107.97
  • 4 titles

The Secret Lives of Insects — Library Bound Set

Set

The lives and habits of insects can be truly incredible. Some, however, are so gross you probably won’t even want to read about them. Oh. . . . You Do? From a wasp that turns spiders into… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
  • Your Price: $79.95
  • 4 titles

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review) Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]

Tiny Creepy Crawlers

From the Series Crazy Creepy Crawlers

Some of the most powerful creatures are also the smallest! Some are easy to find, such as the woodlouse and centipede. Others are so tiny that they can only be seen clearly under a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 595

Touch

From the Series Science in Action: The Senses

How important is touch? What can touch tell you about an object? How do you know what something feels like? Packed with games and activities, Science in Action: The Senses — Touch helps… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 610
Fall 2019

Under the Rain Forest Canopy

From the Series Let's Look at Animal Habitats (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Discover the variety of animals that live in the rain forest, including frogs, jaguars, monkeys, parrots, and sloths. Pair this photo-illustrated nonfiction title with its fiction companion… Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • ATOS: 1.1
  • Dewey: 591.734
Fall 2019

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — eBook Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Set

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — Library Bound Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Set

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

Unplug with Science Buddies ® — Paperback Set

From the Series Unplug with Science Buddies ®

Set

It’s time to turn off your device! This fun, maker-focused series features projects from project database creators Science Buddies® and encourages readers to step away from the screen and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $35.96
  • Your Price: $34.16
  • 4 titles

Urban Biologist Danielle Lee

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

After earning degrees studying animal behavior, Danielle Lee wanted to share her love of science with young people. Through urban outreach she has brought budding scientists into professional… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 570.92

Vision: Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, and More

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — What Traits Are in Your Genes?

Do you see clearly? Or do faraway objects look blurry to you? Maybe objects in the distance look clear, but you have trouble reading close-up print. What determines how your vision works?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: 612.8'4
Fall 2019

Wait, Rest, Pause: Dormancy in Nature

Captivating photos of animals accompany simple, engaging text to explain dormancy in nature. This highly curricular book teaches young readers about different kinds of dormancy and which… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 571.7/8

Welcome to the Arctic

From the Series Nature's Neighborhoods: All about Ecosystems

Which Arctic plants do woolly bear caterpillars feed on when they wake up from their long winter hibernation? What Arctic insect feeds on caribou and polar bear blood? Why does the Arctic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 577

Welcome to the Desert

From the Series Nature's Neighborhoods: All about Ecosystems

Why is a hummingbird visiting a spiky cactus? How does a Gila woodpecker help a huge saguaro cactus stay healthy? When a prairie dog family moves to a new house, who takes over their old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 577
Fall 2019

What Eats What

From the Series Science All Around Me (Pull Ahead Readers — Nonfiction)

Introduce readers to the concept of food chains by examining what four animals eat. Pair this photo-driven nonfiction title with its companion fiction story, Hungry Little Bear. Read More →

  • Lexile: 140
  • ATOS: 0.8
  • Dewey: 577/.16

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

From the Series Expecting Animal Babies

Congratulations, crocodilian parents-to-be! You have little ones on the way. They're called hatchlings. Read this book to find out where to lay your eggs, how you'll know when the babies are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 597.98'1392

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

From the Series Expecting Animal Babies

Congratulations, insect parents-to-be! You’re about to meet your squirmy, wormy bundles of joy. They’re called larvae. Read this book to find out where to lay your eggs, how many babies to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 595.713'9

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