Which Animal is Fastest?

Quick, name the world’s fastest animal! Did you say cheetah? If so, you’re right—sort of. Sure, the cheetah can reach speeds over 70 miles per hour (mph); but did you...

Living Things and Nonliving Things A Compare and Contrast Book

Using a wide variety of stunning photographs, author Kevin Kurtz poses thought-provoking questions to help readers determine if things are living or nonliving. For example, if...

Animal Tails

Readers will be fascinated by the many ways animals use their tails: to move on land, swim, warn others, steer, hold on to things, keep warm, balance, fly, attract a mate, and...

Contando los murciélagos Una historia de ciencias cívicas

Jovita se está preparando para una noche fascinante; ¡es hora de contar murciélagos! Los murciélagos siempre han sido una bienvenida presencia durante los veranos en la granja...

Otis, el búho

Con fotografías hermosamente detalladas, Mary Holland capta los primeros meses de la vida de un búho. Los grandes ojos y las esponjosas plumas se robarán el corazón de los...

A True Princess of Hawai‘i

Nani has always dreamed of being a princess. When a real Hawaiian princess comes to her hometown of Hilo, Nani dresses in her best clothes. But as she watches Princess Luka, who...

Mammals

All mammals share certain characteristics that set them apart from animal classes. But some mammals live on land and other mammals spend their lives in water—each is adapted to...

Animal Eyes

The sense of sight helps an animal stay safe from predators, find food and shelter, defend its territory and care for its young. We can tell a lot about an animal from its eyes:...

Dino Treasures

Just as some people dig and look for pirate treasure, some scientists dig and look for treasures, too. These treasures may not be gold or jewels but fossils. Following in the...

Dino Tracks

Step back in time and follow dinosaur tracks around the world. Whether made by a few dinosaurs or large groups, these tracks provide clues to the movement and behavior of these...

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