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Weather, Climate, & Seasons
A young boy and his grandpa push aside their Christmas preparation to rescue a beautiful cardinal during a blizzard and nurse it back to health. The atmosphere is filled with clouds, all different types of clouds. Compare and contrast a variety of shapes and colors through the vibrant photographs in Clouds. Panting tongues and buzzing wings are two ways animals stay cool. Learn how different animals adapt to hot weather as they wonder how humans stay cool in the summer. The summer days get a little colder; the leaves turn from green to orange and red. Critters play in the time of changing seasons and remind us that the changes of the earth affect us all—animals and humans alike! Rhyming verses take children up a mountain to explore how animals and habitats change as they travel higher and higher above sea level. Catchy twists on traditional songs have children chiming in about cactuses, camels, and more as they learn about the world’s desert habitat, flora, and fauna. All animals bathe to keep their bodies clean and healthy. Humans might use soap and water, but what do animals, especially those living in dry climates, do to keep clean? Explore the desert to find out how snakes, spiders, and birds bathe. This surprising book teaches children about hygiene and how some exciting desert creatures manage to stay clea
Chicken Little may have thought the sky was falling but Peter Pika is sure the glaciers are melting and is off to talk to the Mountain Monarch about it. An adaptation of “This is the House that Jack Built,” the story follows polar bears, walruses, seals, narwhals, and belugas as they chase each other in the arctic waters. The seasons turn cold, and little red bat doesn’t know what to do. Should she stay or should she go? Find out in this tale of a young red bat’s first winter. Seasons change in the ocean much as they do on land. In fanciful form, children learn about plants and animals that are joined through the mix of seasons, food webs, and habitats beneath the waves.  Many animals gather in huge numbers at predictable times and locations. Travel along with them as you learn about what puts these animals On the Move.
Rhythmic text takes readers through the months as one lonely wolf howling in January becomes three wolves barking in the crisp March air, six napping in the warm June weather, and a pack-wide celebration in December. Cozy up for a rainy day read and explore the prairie ecosystem through its ever-changing weather. Each month features a storm typical of that season and a prairie animal who must shelter, hide, escape, or endure those storms. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the grasslands that dominate the center of American lands and the anim
Children learn about the wide variety of creatures lurking in the lush Amazon rainforest in this award-winning adaptation of “The Green Grass Grew All Around.” A hurricane forms over ocean. Humans board up windows, gather food and supplies, and then wait for the storm to arrive. But what do wild animals do? Kate wants to save her flowers from the winter cold, and Mom teaches her to transplant them into pots. When Dad’s allergies mean the flowers can’t stay, Kate has to find them new homes for the winter. Freezing temperatures, scorching heat, and a storm bigger than planet Earth is just some of the wild weather you will encounter on your trip through our solar system! Get your fun facts along with your forecast for each major planet, as well as the weather on dwarf planet Pluto, and Saturn's moon Titan. Why do trees lose their leaves? Find out with Papa Sparrow in this pourquoi folktale. A town plagued by tornadoes needs help! Travis the tornado tamer comes into town with a plan. With tornado season on the horizon, will his invisible cover save their homes? Tuktuk found a furry kamik to line his winter burrow. When other, bigger animals see him and want his kamik, this little trickster has to convince them that no one needs one furry kamik – except a collard lemming.
A companion book to Mary Alice Monroe’s <em>Swimming Lessons</em>, this photo journal explains the nesting cycle of sea turtles and natural life along the southeastern coast. Discover animals’ various winter adaptation strategies and how they compare/contrast to humans. Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired from the first half of a winter migration, so he decides to stay up north. He soon realizes he’s not cut out for life on ice. What will he do?
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