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Helping Animals & Changing Habitats
This set includes stories of habitats changing due to earth processes (fast or slow), and can also be changed by living things—including humans. This set also incorporates Environmental Education, Earth Systems, and Life Science.
As a school project, Alexa raises 
an American Crocodile named 
Jefe. Alexa brings him chicken 
and frogs to eat, and measures 
his growth. Soon he will be big 
enough to return to the wild. A photographic sneak peak 
at the extraordinary duties of 
aquarists as they not only feed 
and care for animals, but help 
to conserve whole species. Even powerful birds of prey 
can get sick or hurt. When that 
happens, animal helpers at 
raptor centers come to the rescue! This photographic journal takes 
readers behind the scenes at 
five nonprofit sanctuaries and 
rescue zoos, and one care farm, 
that have opened their doors and 
their hearts to desperate animals 
in need.
This photographic journal takes 
readers behind the scenes at four 
different wildlife rehabilitation 
centers where sick, ill, and injured 
animals are nursed back to health 
and released into the wild. A photographic sneak peak 
at the extraordinary duties of 
zookeepers as they not only 
feed and care for animals, 
but help to conserve whole 
species. An orphaned sea lion is found and 
raised at The Marine Mammal 
Center in Sausalito, California. 
When released, he keeps swimming 
back to the Center, just like a lost 
dog finding his way home.
Join Maddie and Max as they 
learn a valuable lesson from a 
little lost owl. This story reminds 
us that we live in a world 
surrounded by wild animals, and 
those wild animals deserve our 
caution and respect! It’s time for the citizen science 
bat count! Jojo and her family 
record the number of bats 
visiting their barn. Is it a 
maternity roost? This heartwarming photographic journal 
describes a critically ill sea turtle as she 
is nursed back to health at a Sea Turtle 
Hospital, and then, she is returned to 
her home in the sea! Felina the Florida Panther’s forest 
home is threatened by humans and 
deforestation. Will this endangered 
species survive and adapt or 
become extinct? Gopher is safe in his burrow when 
the volcano explodes and his 
habitat is destroyed. How does he 
help life return to the mountain? 
This fictional story is based on 
years of scientific observation. The true story of Honey Girl, 
the Hawaiian monk seal, will 
captivate readers as the 
endangered seal is rescued, 
rehabilitated, released, and 
becomes a mom once again. Follow along as Kali the orphaned 
polar bear is rescued and then 
cared for by his keepers at the 
Alaska Zoo and the Buffalo Zoo.
A day in the life of a scientist is 
anything but boring! Co-author 
Nicole. F. Angeli, aka the Lizard 
Lady, saves critically endangered 
St. Croix ground lizards. Follow this true story as five 
orphaned wolf pups are 
rescued from the Funny River 
wildfire, then cared for at the 
Alaska and Minnesota Zoos.
Based on real events, this is a 
heartwarming story of how zoos 
ensure the best for the animals 
in their care, even if the best is 
not at their zoo. Leena, her mom, and dog Bobie hop 
in the boat for a night of citizen science 
counting horseshoe crabs on the beach. 
Learn valuable facts as they survey these 
ancient animals. Imagine an African savanna if elephants
were only a memory from once upon a 
time. What would happen to all the plants 
and animals that rely on the elephants for 
their own survival? After a devastating earthquake, 
mother and baby giant panda run 
from the wreckage of their reserve 
only to get lost. Will they ever find 
their way home again? Gorillas using iPads, lemurs finger 
painting, squirrel monkeys blowing 
bubbles...these primates are pretty 
smart! Could you make the grade 
in Primate School?
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? Beatrix the beaver longs to be good 
at something. Her brother Bevan is 
an expert at repairing the lodge with 
mud and twigs. Her sister Beverly is 
a superb swimmer and underwater 
gymnast. What makes Beatrix stand 
out? 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. When a diamondback terrapin 
lays eggs in a girl’s sandbox, 
she becomes a “turtle-sitter. 
She learns about these animals 
and makes an important 
contribution to their survival. What’s the Difference? weaves subtraction 
and endangered species education into 
rhyming, cross-curricular family fun.
26Hardcover Books9781628555424457.70
26Paperbacks9781628555431260.70
26eBooks - Personal eLibrary97816071884451-Yr:83.10Life:199.45
26eBooks - Site License97816071884451-Yr:453.00Life:2085.00

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