It’s a deer! It’s a moose! No – it’s a Rocky Mountain elk. From alpine meadows to desert valleys, these giant herbivores migrate with the seasons. Males grow brand-new antlers each year, and elk fur even changes color in winter. Young naturalists will be enthralled with this informative title.
It’s hammer time! Pileated woodpeckers are some of the largest woodpeckers in North America. These striking birds drill holes a foot high and can even break trees in half with their powerful beaks. Jam-packed with facts, this book will captivate budding bird watchers.
Their noses are cute and their tails are fluffy – but don’t be fooled! Long-tailed weasels are ferocious, crafty predators. Young readers will learn how weasels burrow, hunt, and raise their pups in this engaging book.
Gila monsters are as fascinating as they are elusive. Burrowed underground, these colorful carnivores hunt at dawn and eat just four times a year. Curious students will love this journey across the southwestern desert!
A California condor leaps from a high cliff, on the lookout for carrion. Back from the brink of extinction, these huge scavengers soar across the desert for hours. They can go for two weeks without eating! Readers will learn all about the rare condor in this intriguing title.
Sleepy badgers can nap for 29 hours at a time! These burrowing critters love some shut-eye, but they are effective predators and fierce fighters, too. This title for beginning readers goes deep inside the American badger’s life underground.
Don’t be deceived by their tiny stature – Scottish terriers are some of the toughest little dogs around! These smart, stubborn pets are excellent diggers and loyal friends! Early readers will be enthralled with the adventurous world of Scotties.
At 200 pounds, mastiffs are the world’s heaviest dogs. Centuries ago, they were bred as fighting dogs, but today these massive pups are gentle, lazy companions. Young readers will love learning about the history, character traits, trainability, and other facts surrounding these floppy-eared giants.
Did you know Irish Wolfhounds stand 7 feet tall on their back legs? They are the tallest dogs in the world! Once ancient war dogs, these loving hounds now make affectionate family pets. Beginning readers will learn all about the long history of these gentle giants in this book featuring maps, traits, and other information on these four-legged giants.
Fluffy and sturdy, Alaskan malamutes were born for life on the ice! Mals are one of the oldest dog breeds and started as sled dogs on long hunting trips with indigenous Alaskans. From the Gold Rush to Antarctica, they’ve been exploring the world ever since. Young dog lovers will delight in this fact-filled title on these fluffy, hardworking companions.
Uh-oh, the car won’t start. Better call a mechanic! Mechanics test, care for, and repair the machines that keep our world running. This informative title helps readers understand the busy world of these community helpers.
Finding the right book can be daunting, but librarians are here to help! They buy books for the library, track down information, and even host read-a-louds. In this engaging title, beginning readers will learn all about how librarians support and shape our communities.
Where would we be without garbage collectors? They pick up our trash, help sort our recycling, and keep our neighborhoods clean. In this book, young readers will learn about the hardworking individuals who collect our trash.
Rain or shine, a farmer’s work is never done. Farmers grow crops, raise livestock, and gather eggs and milk. Young readers will get an inside look at a day in the life of these important community members!
With its 3,000-year-old beginnings, Passover is one of the world’s most ancient holidays. From the Exodus story to modern matzah bread hunts, this title showcases Passover’s long history and present-day traditions. Young readers will get an in-depth look at this celebration of freedom!
In the United States, Labor Day honors American workers. What started as a small labor union festival in 1882 has become a national holiday. Every first Monday in September, many schools and businesses close, and parades pop up across the country! This informative title explains the history and many transformations of Labor Day.