All About Plants! (Ada Twist, Scientist The Why Files #2) 2022 ages 5-8
by Andrea beaty, Theanne Griffith, and David Roberts
What do plants eat? Why do some plants have flowers and others don’t? And what’s the tallest plant out there?
Ada Twist, Scientist: The Why Files is the perfect nonfiction resource for all these questions and more. Based on the bestselling series and the new Netflix show, this new nonfiction series is perfect for the youngest scientists of tomorrow, as they learn along with Ada. Designed in a scrapbook format, these books combine art from the show, illustrations, and photography to bring simple science concepts to life.
Falcon vs. Hawk (Who Would Win?) 2020 ages 6-9
by Rob Bolster, illustrated by Jerry Pallotta
What if a falcon and a hawk had a fight? Who do you think would win? This nonfiction Reader compares and contrasts two ferocious birds. Readers will learn about each animal's anatomy, behavior, and more. Then compare and contrast the battling pair before finally discovering the winner!This nonfiction series is full of facts, photos, and realistic illustrations, and it includes a range of mammals, sea creatures, insects, and dinosaurs to satisfy all kinds of animal fans.
Frog 2023 ages 2-5
by Maggie Li
Meet Frog, who starts out as a tiny egg. Follow along as it transforms from tadpole to froglet to fully grown frog in this beautifully illustrated board book for the very young.
From a tiny, vulnerable spawn to a tadpole swimming away from hungry fish, Frog evolves before readers’ eyes in a fun, informative board book that explores the life cycle of a frog. A die-cut throughout the book emphasizes how nature is full of changes—and how a frog’s life is full of excitement!
How Does a Tadpole Grow?: Life Cycles with The Very Hungry Caterpillar 2022 ages 3 and under
by Eric Carle
Learn how a tadpole becomes a frog with Eric Carle's classic artwork and The Very Hungry Caterpillar!
In this nonfiction story, young readers explore the transformation of a tadpole into a frog. The miracles of nature come to life in this early-learning series centered around life cycles, featuring simple text and Eric Carle's classic illustrations!
A Kid's Guide to Backyard Birds 2023 ages 6-8
by Eliza Berkowitz, illustrated by Nicole LaRue
Packed with essential facts on the United States' most easy-to-spot birds, this brightly illustrated guide is perfect for burgeoning birdwatchers ages 6 to 8.
A Kid’s Guide to Backyard Birds is filled with fascinating facts about the most common birds, including where they live, what they eat, and how they sound when they sing. How did the Brown-Headed Cowbird get its name? Which bird can fly up to 40 miles per hour? Packed with over 80 full-color, gorgeous illustrations, this portable field guide will have burgeoning bird lovers excited about exploring the amazing world just outside their door.
Michelle's Garden: How the First Lady Planted Seeds of Change 2021 ages 4-8
by Sharee Miller
Former First Lady Michelle Obama had an idea. A big, inspiring, and exciting idea! She would grow the largest kitchen garden ever at the White House. This wouldn't be easy, since she'd never gardened before: Where should she start? What tools did she need? What would she plant?
Everyone needs help when they're learning something for the first time, even the first lady of the United States. So she gathered the help of local students, the White House staff, and even President Barack Obama. Together, they wouldn't just grow a garden—they would inspire a nation!
Little Kids First Board Book: Becoming a Butterfly 2023 ages 2 and under
by Ruth Musgrove
Bursting with vivid photos and featuring super-simple facts, this charming board book explores how a butterfly becomes a butterfly! Little readers will be dazzled by the variety of colorful butterflies they meet as they learn how these beloved insects develop from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to an adult ready to spread its wings and fly.
National Geographic Readers: Bees 2016 ages 5-8
by Laura Marsh
What's that buzzing around? It's a busy bee! With beautiful, engaging, and authentic photos, and accessible text, kids will learn all about these incredible insects in this level 2 reader.
Nobody Likes Frogs: A Book of Toadally Fun Facts 2023 ages 4-8
by Barbara Davis-Pyles, illustrated by Liz Wong
In this humorous narrative nonfiction picture book the text cleverly puts the reader in the role of the “expert” to educate a persnickety turtle about the amazing amphibian known as the frog.
With the reader's help, Persnickety Q. Turtle learns intriguing frog facts, such as they can breathe through their skin while underwater and their eyes help them swallow.
Pick up this book and help Persnickety find out all the reasons frogs are such incredible creatures.
The Reason for a Flower: A Book About Flowers, Pollen, and Seeds 1999 ages 5-8
by Ruth Heller
The reason for a flower is to manufacture seeds, but Ruth Heller shares a lot more about parts of plants and their functions in her trademark rhythmic style.
Salmon 2023 ages 7-9
by Nancy Dickmann
Introduces readers to life cycles in nature by exploring the changes in a salmon's life.
The Secret World of Plants 2022 ages 7-9
by Ben Hoare
Learn how seagrass changes the environment around it, how the Venus flytrap counts to make sure it catches its prey, and why some tulips used to cost more than a house! This book explores the vast plant kingdom and explains how plants work, as well as the weird and wonderful relationships they have with animals. Plants provide us with food, fuel, and medicine, and without them, life as we know it would not exist. From orchids that grow vanilla pods to trees that cause headaches, and from bamboo that can be made into clothes to moss that soaks up vast amounts of carbon dioxide, plants shape our world in an endless variety of ways.
The Story of a Butterfly: Learn about the life cycle and habitat of the Painted Lady 2022 ages 4-8
by Margaret Rose Read, illustrated by Manu Montoya
Follow two friends on a class field trip as they visit a butterfly sanctuary and discover the magical life cycle of the Painted Lady, from egg to chrysalis, and finally, beautiful butterfly!
Did you ever raise a Painted Lady butterfly at home or in school? You’re not alone! This stunning insect has wowed kindergarten and first grade classes for generations for its beauty and scientific intricacies. Join a class field trip in Story of a Butterfly for a study on this popular butterfly, encouraging children toward curiosity and exploration, and ending with a call to make the earth more accessible for everyone from humans to the tiniest bug.