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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Suzanne Slade  

Pen Name: Suzanne Buckingham, Suzanne Buckingham Slade

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1964 in Harvey, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Slade was born in Harvey and currently lives in Libertyville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Suzanne Slade is the author of more than 100 books for children. Her works include picture books, biographies, as well as many non-fiction titles about animals, sports, and nature. One of her favorite parts of the writing process is researching and learning new things.


Awards

'Susan B. Anthony, Fighter for Freedom and Equality '

Recommended Titles List, Amelia Bloomer

'What if There Were No Sea Otters? '

2011 Silver Moonbeam Children's Book Award

'From Seed to Apple Tree '

2010 Blueberry Award Winner

'The Great Divide '

Literary Classics Gold Award, 2012

'Multiply on the Fly '

Eureka! Silver Honor Book, 2011

ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2014

'What's New at the Zoo? '

Teachers' Choice Children's Book Award, 2011

'Climbing Lincoln's Steps '

Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2011

CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books For Young People, 2011

Scholastic School Book Fair Selection

'The House That George Built '

Junior Library Guild Selection, 2012

Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year

Children's Book of the Month Selection

ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2016

A Computer Called Katherine

Starred Review, Kirkus

Outstanding Science Trade Books, 2020

Best STEM Books list, NSTA, 2020

Daring Dozen

Starred Review, Booklist

Youth Books List, PBS, 2019

Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon

Starred Review, Booklist

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

Starred Review, School Library Journal

Outstanding Science Trade Books (K-12), 2019

Best STEM Books list, NSTA, 2019

Best Children’s Books, Bank Street College of Education, 2019

Eureka Gold winner, California Reading Association

Junior Library Guild Selection, 2018

Best Children’s Books List, Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine, 2018

Best of the Books, Chicago Public Library, 2018

Astronaut Annie

Story Time From Space selection! April 26, 2019

Best Children's Books, Brightly, March 2018

Best Children's Picture Books of the Year, PBS, 2018

Dangerous Jane

Best Books of the Year(STARRED, Ages 9-12), Bank Street College of Education, 2018

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, CBC, 2018

Best Informational Books for Younger Readers, Chicago Public Library, 2017

CBC Book Power Showcase

Books to Help Build Strong Girls, The Washington Post

Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students List, 2018

Amelia Bloomer Recommended List, 2018

Green Earth Book Award Honor Winner, 2018

Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA), 2017

California Reading Assoc. Eureka! Silver Award, 2017

The Music in George's Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue

Junior Library Guild Selection

Booklist Editors' Top 10 Arts Books for Youth List

Eureka! Gold Award, California Reading Association

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Readers, CBC

Parents' Choice Gold Award

Paterson Prize for Books for Young Readers (PreK-3rd), 2017

Best Books of the Year (Ages 5-9), Bank Street College of Education, 2017

Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Illustration, 2017

Starred Review, Kirkus

Starred Review, School Library Journal

Starred Review, Booklist

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

The Inventor's Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford

Best STEM Books List, NSTA, 2017

Outstanding Science Trade Book, NSTA

ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, CBC, 2016

Ag in the Classroom Featured Book, 2017

The Soda Bottle School: A True Story of Recycling, Teamwork, and One Crazy Idea

Multicultural Book List Selection, Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Eureka! Silver Award, California Reading Association

Green Prize, 2015

Recommended Book, BCCB

Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Readers, CBC

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

Amelia Bloomer Recommended Titles List

Black History Month Selection, Reading Rainbow

With Books and Bricks: How Booker T. Washington Built a School

Starred Review, Library Media Connection

Exquisite, The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks

Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book, 2021

Coretta Scott King Book Award Illustrator Honor Book, 2021

Starred Review, School Library Journal, 2020

Starred Review, Horn Book Magazine, 2020

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

A bill's journey into law
ISBN: 9781404878174. OCLC Number: 785601208

Picture Window Books,. .

Follows a bill from the initial idea to its introduction to Congress to the President's approval.

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
ISBN: 0316435171. OCLC Number:

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A dollar bill's journey /
ISBN: 1404867090. OCLC Number: 655304122

Picture Window Books,. .

This book follows the journey of a dollar bill from the birth of a dollar bill at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Washington, D.C. to one of the Federal Reserve banks to commercial banks to people to a Federal Reserve bank for shredding to recycling into new products.

A look at Jupiter /
ISBN: 1404238298. OCLC Number: 84838832

PowerKids Press,. .

This book introduces Jupiter, the fifth planet from the sun, and explains that Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system.

A look at Neptune /
ISBN: 1404238328. OCLC Number: 86110108

PowerKids Press,. .

An introduction to the physical features of the eighth planet from the sun.

A look at Saturn /
ISBN: 1404238301. OCLC Number: 85862152

PowerKids Press,. .

An introduction to the physical features of the second-largest planet in our solar system.

A look at Uranus /
ISBN: 140423831X. OCLC Number: 85814198

PowerKids Press,. .

This book introduces Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun, and explains that it has at least twenty-seven moons circling it.

A monarch butterfly's journey
ISBN: 9781404866553. OCLC Number: 707626612

Picture Window Books,. .

Explains the life cycle of the monarch butterfly from its time as a small egg to mating and laying its own eggs.

A plastic bottle's journey /
ISBN: 1404867112. OCLC Number: 658200408

Picture Window Books,. .

Looks at how plastic bottles are created, filled, distributed, used, and recycled by following the journey of a single bottle.

A raindrop's journey
ISBN: 9781404862661. OCLC Number: 658200414

Picture Window Books,. .

This book follows the journey of a raindrop through the water cycle.

Adopted :
ISBN: 0810885689. OCLC Number: 809365699

Scarecrow Press,. .

"Enables young adults to explore their feelings as they read about the personal experiences of other adopted teens"--Amazon.

Albert Einstein :
ISBN: 1404837302. OCLC Number: 82471795

Picture Window Books,. .

A biography of Albert Einstein, the brilliant physicist who changed the world's concepts of space, time, and energy.

Animals are sleeping /
ISBN: 1934359106. OCLC Number: 180882370

Sylvan Dell Publishing,. .

The rhyming text provides information on the sleeping habits of animals that live on land, in water, and fly through the air. "For Creative Minds" section includes animals sorting cards and activities. Reproducible (via photocopy/Xerox), not separate or removable from pages.

Ants /
ISBN: 1404238239. OCLC Number: 82772665

PowerKids Press,. .

Discussion of the physical characteristics and behavior of ants.

Astronaut Annie
ISBN: 0884485234. OCLC Number:

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Atoms and chemical reactions
ISBN: 1404223525. OCLC Number: 61704771

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

Examines chemical reactions, chemical equations, atoms and molecules.

Basketball :
ISBN: 9781429640213. OCLC Number: 427439453

Capstone Press,. .

Describes the science behind the sport of basketball, including offense, defense, arenas, and trick plays--Provided by publisher.

Bees /
ISBN: 1404238220. OCLC Number: 82772692

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes bees found in a backyard, how they work, eat, life cycle, and make honey.

Birds :
ISBN: 9781404855229. OCLC Number: 300982614

Picture Window Books,. .

Learn all about birds.

Booker T. Washington :
ISBN: 1404839771. OCLC Number: 165957019

Picture Window Books,. .

Tells the story of Booker T. Washington's childhood following the end of slavery, his struggle to get an education, his journey at age sixteen to the Hampton Institute, and his lifelong interest in education for African Americans.

Butterflies /
ISBN: 1404238212. OCLC Number: 82772668

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes the physical characteristics of a butterfly, habitats, food, enemies, and more.

Cesar Chavez :
ISBN: 9781404837249. OCLC Number: 81252795

Picture Window Books,. .

A biography of the famous leader of the United Farm Workers.

Climbing Lincoln's steps :
ISBN: 0807512044. OCLC Number: 522429300

Albert Whitman,. .

"Climbing Lincoln's Steps" describes important moments of African- American history occurring at the Lincoln Memorial, including Dr. Martin Luther King's famous speech and a visit from the first African- American president and his family.

Cool physics activities for girls
ISBN: 9781429676755. OCLC Number: 730114008

Capstone Press,. .

Provides step-by-step instructions for activities demonstrating physics concepts and scientific explanations of the concepts presented--Provided by publisher.

Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon
ISBN: 1682630137. OCLC Number:

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Dangerous Jane
ISBN: 1561459135. OCLC Number:

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Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon
ISBN: 1580897738. OCLC Number:

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Dragonflies /
ISBN: 1404238190. OCLC Number: 76064656

PowerKids Press,. .

This look at the dragonfly describes the traits and behavior of this common species.

Elements and the periodic table /
ISBN: 1404234187. OCLC Number: 62084315

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

Examines elements that people have studied throughout history including the periodic table.

Elements in living organisms
ISBN: 1404234241. OCLC Number: 62381261

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

Examines a variety of elements in living organisms.

Exquisite :
ISBN: 1419734113. OCLC Number: 1035774238

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A biography of African American poet, Gwendolyn Brooks.

Feel the G's :
ISBN: 0756540526. OCLC Number: 245024725

Compass Point Books,. .

Explains the science behind G-forces using news stories and everyday applications.

Fencing for fun! /
ISBN: 0756538661. OCLC Number: 196300574

Compass Point Books,. .

People have been sword fighting, or fencing, for thousands of years. Books and movies are full of sword-fighting heroes and now you can learn how a sword is handled, the different types of fencing weapons, and the equipment needed to protect a fencers body.

Fish :
ISBN: 1404855238. OCLC Number: 300982629

Picture Window Books,. .

Examines the physical characteristics that led to fish being scientifically classified as fish.

Frederick Douglass :
ISBN: 1404831029. OCLC Number: 71126774

Picture Window Books,. .

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the escaped slave who went on to fight for the abolition of slavery.

Friends for freedom :
ISBN: 1580895689. OCLC Number: 852681842

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Discusses how a former slave and an outspoken woman, who came from two different worlds, shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it.

From caterpillar to butterfly :
ISBN: 1404849165. OCLC Number: 192048223

Picture Window Books,. .

An introduction to the metamorphosis process.

From egg to snake :
ISBN: 1404851534. OCLC Number: 244661193

Picture Window Books,. .

An introduction to the development and growth of the green snake.

From pup to rat :
ISBN: 1404851569. OCLC Number: 245024110

Picture Window Books,. .

An introduction to the development and growth of the brown rat.

From puppy to dog :
ISBN: 1404849289. OCLC Number: 192045781

Picture Window Books,. .

Learn about the life cycle of a Golden retriever.

From seed to apple tree :
ISBN: 9781404851597. OCLC Number: 245023471

Picture Window Books,. .

An introduction to the growth and development of the apple.

From seed to pine tree :
ISBN: 1404851623. OCLC Number: 245023814

Picture Window Books,. .

An introduction to the development and growth of the pine tree.

From tadpole to frog :
ISBN: 140484922X. OCLC Number: 192048220

Picture Window Books,. .

Hop through the pages of this book and discover the life cycle of a wood frog.

Grasshoppers
ISBN: 9781404238206. OCLC Number: 76074256

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes the physical characteristics of a grasshopper, habitats, food, and enemies.

Insects :
ISBN: 1404855246. OCLC Number: 300983883

Picture Window Books,. .

What do insects eat? Do insects have bones? Buzz through the pages of this book to learn all about insects.

Jackie Robinson :
ISBN: 9781404839786. OCLC Number: 163813038

Picture Window Books,. .

Profiles Jackie Robinson and his contribution to baseball.

June Almeida, virus detective! :
ISBN: 1534111328. OCLC Number: 1162765259

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"Scientist June Almeida's skill in using the electron microscope helped identify viruses, and when she was 34 years old, she discovered the first human coronavirus"--

Ladybugs /
ISBN: 1404238182. OCLC Number: 76064657

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes the physical characteristics of a ladybug, habitat, food, enemies, and more.

Let's go camping
ISBN: 9781404236509. OCLC Number: 70131116

PowerKids Press,. .

This book describes camping, presenting information on plans and preparations, campsites, gear, tents, campfire cooking, and more.

Let's go canoeing and kayaking /
ISBN: 140423649X. OCLC Number: 70230581

PowerKids Press,. .

This motivating book will inspire your students to head outdoors and experience the adventures of canoeing and kayaking.

Let's go fishing /
ISBN: 1404236473. OCLC Number: 70129126

PowerKids Press,. .

This book describes the sport of fishing, presenting information on fishing locations, fishing gear and supplies, bait and hook, casting, and more.

Let's go hiking
ISBN: 9781404236516. OCLC Number: 70208035

PowerKids Press,. .

This book describes hiking, presenting information on choosing a trail, hiking gear, backpacking, map reading, safety tips, and much more.

Let's go hunting
ISBN: 9781404236462. OCLC Number: 70129125

PowerKids Press,. .

An introduction to the history, techniques, and other facets of the sport of hunting.

Let's go snowboarding /
ISBN: 1404236481. OCLC Number: 70167601

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes the sport of snowboarding, from freeriding to Olympic competition, and explains basic equipment, techniques, and related topics.

Looking at atoms and molecules
ISBN: 1404234195. OCLC Number: 62430853

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

Examines atoms and molecules.

Martha Washington :
ISBN: 1404837272. OCLC Number: 82673574

Picture Window Books,. .

A biography of Martha Washington, the wife of George Washington and America's first lady.

Meet the bearded dragon /
ISBN: 1404245006. OCLC Number: 191732410

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

Learn about the appearance, habitat, mating, family life, behavior, and predators of the bearded dragon.

Meet the crocodile /
ISBN: 1404245049. OCLC Number: 212627301

PowerKids Press,. .

An introduction to the crocodile including its physical features, developmental stages, and behavior.

Meet the iguana /
ISBN: 1404244999. OCLC Number: 191258592

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

An introduction to the iguana, including its physical features, developmental stages, and behavior.

Meet the peacock /
ISBN: 1404245030. OCLC Number: 212017138

PowerKids Press,. .

An introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of the peacock, the male of which is called the peafowl.

Meet the ring-tailed lemur /
ISBN: 1404245014. OCLC Number: 196313564

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

Photographs and simple text introduce readers to the habits and habitats of the ring-tailed lemur.

Multiply on the fly /
ISBN: 1607181282. OCLC Number: 723142953

Sylvan Dell Pub.,. .

Rhyming verse presents buggy word problems that can all be solved using multiplication.

Out of school and into nature :
ISBN: 9781585369867. OCLC Number: 951613749

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A picture book biography about naturalist and artist Anna Comstock (1854-1930), who defied social conventions and pursued the study of science. She pioneered a movement to encourage schools to conduct science and nature classes for children outdoors, thereby increasing students' interest in nature--

Rock cycle.
ISBN: 1435826736. OCLC Number: 946257836

Rosen Pub Group,. .

Sojourner Truth :
ISBN: 1404837264. OCLC Number: 82673573

Picture Window Books,. .

A biography of Sojourner Truth, who fought for the abolition of slavery and women's rights in nineteenth-century America.

Splat!: Wile E. Coyote Experiments with States of Matter
ISBN: 1476552150. OCLC Number: 857405552

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"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with states of matter"--Provided by publisher."--

States of matter /
ISBN: 1404221638. OCLC Number: 61704801

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

Discusses the various states of matter.

Susan B. Anthony :
ISBN: 1404831045. OCLC Number: 71126782

Picture Window Books,. .

An elementary biography of one of the first leaders of the campaign for women's rights who helped organize the women's suffrage movement.

Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters
ISBN: 9780316481670. OCLC Number: 1119062835

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The carbon cycle
ISBN: 140423490X. OCLC Number: 62593528

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes the jobs performed by carbon compounds and discusses the stops in its cycle throughout nature, including air, plants, and animals.

The four seasons
ISBN: 1404234896. OCLC Number: 62421215

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. .

Describes why seasons occur and signs, characteristics, living things, and events in each of the four seasons.

The great divide
ISBN: 9781607185390. OCLC Number: 752286928

Sylvan Dell Pub.,. .

Focuses on the mathematical skill of division, using different kinds of animal groups like bales (turtles), smacks (jellyfish), and mobs (wallabies).

The house that George built /
ISBN: 1580892620. OCLC Number: 733755513

Charlesbridge,. .

Shares the story of how George Washington had a home built for the future presidents.

The inventor's secret :
ISBN: 1580896677. OCLC Number: 877077570

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Describes the friendship between the two inventors and how Thomas Edison's advice to the young Henry Ford inspired Ford to work on his automobiles until he came up with an inexpensive, reliable version which became the Model T.

The kids' guide to money in sports
ISBN: 9781476541549. OCLC Number: 856579573

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Explores the role of money in sports, including scholarships, merchandise, endorsements, and sports agents.

The music in George's head :
ISBN: 9781629790992. OCLC Number: 936534472

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With rhythmic swirls of words and pictures, Suzanne Slade and Stacy Innerst beautifully reveal just how brilliantly Gershwin reached inside his head to create his masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue. It's a surprising and whirlwind composition of notes and sounds and one long wail of a clarinet-dazzling and daring, just like George Gershwin himself!--[from book jacket].

The nitrogen cycle /
ISBN: 1404234918. OCLC Number: 62593526

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes the jobs performed by nitrogen and discusses the stops in its cycle throughout nature, such as air, plants, animals, and soil.

The phases of the moon /
ISBN: 1404234888. OCLC Number: 62085428

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes each of the moon's phases, explaining in text and diagrams why the moon appears as it does from Earth.

The rock cycle /
ISBN: 1404234934. OCLC Number: 64624953

PowerKids Press,. .

Readers discover how igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks live, die, and are reborn as part of the never-ending rock cycle.

The science of bicycle racing
ISBN: 9781476560571. OCLC Number: 852763628

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Describes the science concepts involved in several types of bicycle racing--

The soda bottle school :
ISBN: 0884483711. OCLC Number: 864808545

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In a Guatemalan village, students squished into their tiny schoolhouse, two grades to a classroom. The villagers had tried expanding the school, but the money ran out before the project was finished. No money meant no wall materials, and that meant no more room for the students. Until one boy got a wonderful, crazy idea: Why not use soda bottles, which were scattered all around, to form the cores of the walls?

The structure of atoms /
ISBN: 1404221611. OCLC Number: 61458284

PowerKids Press,. .

Learn what atoms are.

Water on the move
ISBN: 1404234926. OCLC Number: 62533916

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes each step of the water cycle, providing diagrams and discussing evaporation, condensation, the interaction of the cycle and living things, and other related topics.

What can we do about endangered animals?
ISBN: 9781404280809. OCLC Number: 270231780

PowerKids Press,. .

Examines endangered species, the reasons they are under threat, and what is being done to protect plants and animals for the future.

What can we do about pollution?
ISBN: 9781404280830. OCLC Number: 289095950

PowerKids Press,. .

Provides information about pollution, discussing acid rain, hazardous waste, laws, and other related topics; and examines ways in which people can fight it.

What can we do about the energy crisis?
ISBN: 9781404280816. OCLC Number: 281091990

PowerKids Press,. .

Describes and explores issues related to energy, and how to develop cleaner, cheaper sources.

What do you know about animal adaptations?
ISBN: 9781404241992. OCLC Number: 165478599

PowerKids Press,. .

Explores twenty questions about animal adaptation, covering such topics as hibernation, camouflage, and habitats.

What do you know about food chains and food webs? /
ISBN: 1404242023. OCLC Number: 167507126

PowerKids Press,. .

Children's questions and answers highlight food chains, from how food chains start, to forming food webs and how people change food chains.

What do you know about fossils?
ISBN: 9781404241978. OCLC Number: 144330664

PowerKids Press,. .

This book answers questions about the special characteristics of different preserved animals and plants that lived long ago.

What do you know about life cycles? /
ISBN: 1404242015. OCLC Number: 166290663

PowerKids Press,. .

Explores twenty questions about life cycles, describing the development of insects, amphibians, birds, fish, and mammals.

What do you know about plant life? /
ISBN: 1404242007. OCLC Number: 164570926

Rosen Pub. Group / PowerKids Press,. .

Explores twenty questions about plant life, covering plant structure and growth, photosynthesis, jobs plants do, and other topics.

What do you know about world habitats? /
ISBN: 1404241981. OCLC Number: 156975323

PowerKids Press,. .

Explores twenty questions about habitats around the world, describing wetlands, grasslands, tundra, deserts, forests, and connections between habitats.

What eats what in a desert food chain? /
ISBN: 1404876901. OCLC Number: 773921228

Picture Window Books,. .

The Sonoran desert teems with life. From an Octillo plant to a Crested Caracara, the living things in this book are linked together in a food chain. Each one of them needs the others in order to live. Find out what eats what in the Sonoran Desert!

What eats what in an ocean food chain?
ISBN: 9781404873858. OCLC Number: 773921218

Picture Window Books,. .

The Great Barrier Reef teems with life. From algae to a grey reef shark, the animals in this book are linked together in a food chain. Each one of them needs the others in order to live. Find out what eats what in the ocean!

What if there were no bees? :
ISBN: 9781404860193. OCLC Number: 526809564

Picture Window Books,. .

Grassland ecosystems can be found on nearly every continent. Countless animals and plants live in them. So what difference could the loss of one animal species make? Follow the chain reaction, and discover how important bees are.

What if there were no gray wolves? :
ISBN: 1404863958. OCLC Number: 586123027

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Discusses the temperate forest ecosystem and the role of the gray wolf in helping to maintain it, describing the wolf's place on the food chain and what would happen to the temperate forest if the gray wolf were to become extinct.

What if there were no lemmings? /
ISBN: 1404863966. OCLC Number: 648098627

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The tundra ecosystem is vast, covering a large part of the far north. Countless animals and plants live there. So what difference could the loss of one animal species make? Follow the chain reaction, and discover how important lemmings are.

What if there were no sea otters? :
ISBN: 9781404860186. OCLC Number: 586123032

Picture Window Books,. .

Discusses the ocean ecosystem and the role of the sea otter as a keystone species in helping to maintain it, describing the otter's place on the food chain and what would happen if the sea otter were to become extinct.

What's new at the zoo? :
ISBN: 1607180383. OCLC Number: 314632762

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"Travel through the zoo and learn about zoo animals through rhyme. Count up all of the animals you have seen. Includes section 'For Creative Minds' with cards and activities"--

What's the difference? :
ISBN: 9781607180708. OCLC Number: 465617956

Sylvan Dell Publishing,. .

Threatened and endangered animals are found all over the world, in all different types of habitats. Readers celebrate the huge difference that caring people make for these animals while practicing subtraction skills. Each animal is presented through a clever rhyming verse and subtraction problem. Includes For Creative Minds section.

With books and bricks :
ISBN: 0807508977. OCLC Number: 871789483

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"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Zap!: Wile E. Coyote Experiments with Energy
ISBN: 1476552142. OCLC Number: 857405553

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"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with energy"--Provided by publisher."--