The world is a dangerous place; everywhere you look there is something deadlier than the last. There are animals that can use an arsenal of deadly weapons-teeth, claws, stinging spines, powerful pincers, or scary suckers-to fight, hunt...
TD Summer Reading Club 2016
Illustrated step-by-step sculpting projects include a toothy crocodile, a sunbathing sea lion, a flock of feathered friends and more. Budding artists will proudly say, “I can sculpt!” Encouraging play and experimentation with everyday...
A pampered dog named Susan and a boisterous dog named Barney discover they have more in common than they thought.
Our cities are already filled with a huge variety of wildlife. As urban areas expand, they impinge on the natural habitats of animals that would not otherwise find themselves in an urban setting, including birds, mammals, reptiles, and...
Outlines the way different types of animals, including livestock, pets, such creatures as silkworms that sparked trade, working beasts, noxious animals, and those that inspire the imagination, have influenced human civilization.
Why is that tree lumpy? How do insects stay alive in the winter? What are tides, anyway?
In Be a Wilderness Detective, biologist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these and many more questions. With simple language and...
Bored while visiting his grandmother for the weekend, Rufus, an ordinary ten-year-old boy, ventures into the nearby woods after he spies his young neighbor Penny heading there. A city kid, Rufus quickly loses sight of Penny, but while...
Author:Martiń Vidal, BeatrizSummary:
As one journey ends, another begins. The moment is coming. Be ready. To start a new path, to grow up, to change, to rise to the occasion. This stunning wordless picture book by Beatriz Martin Vidal brings us up to the moment of a child'...
Based on true events, Dolphin SOS recounts the story of three dolphins trapped in an ice-covered cove on the coast of Newfoundland.
Author:Mogil, H. MichaelSummary:
Which layer in the atmosphere contains Earth's weather?
How are strong winds maintained?
How does water form clouds?
What damage is caused by falling hail?
Extreme Weather answers all these...
Rats, mosquitoes, bats, cockroaches, leeches, vultures it s easy to fear and despise them. But are they all bad? You probably know that rats destroy food supplies and can cause house fires when they gnaw on electrical wires, but did you...
When the house was new, not a single tree remained on its perfect lawn to give shade from the sun. The children in the house trailed the scent of wild trees to neighboring lots, where thick bushes offered up secret places to play. When...
When twelve-year-old Ana's zoologist parents move the whole family into the zoo, the Sneers--the clan of carnivorous female predators in her class--have even more ammunition to make her life miserable, although she tries to act like a...
Robin is distraught over losing her mother and angry at her father for moving the family to a town in cottage country where her eccentric grandmother lives. She claims not to care about anything, but after her dog falls through the ice...
Five true stories taht explore the real names behind history's greatest disasters. Including:
- Into the Black Water: The Titanic, 1912
- The Wave: The Japanese Tsunami, 2011
- Out of the Tornado: Henryville,...
A brand-new rib-tickling collection of more than 100 never-before-published poems by national bestselling poet Prelutksy.
Presents general information about garden animals, as well as practical information and garden projects for creating a garden capable of sustaining a wide variety of wildlife.
Flynn has no interest in the outdoors, but when he gets lost in the wilderness it's surprising what he remembers -- and how hopelessly inept he is at survival techniques.
"Friendship to the max! At Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's camp for hardcore lady-types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes. Secret caves. Anagrams. Luckily, Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley are five...
The electricity in Maya’s house has gone out again. She is afraid of the dark — and her fear has been even worse since her father died. Now it feels as if the darkness will never go away.
Maya’s mother distracts her with a legend...