Roanoke: The Lost Colony

The word Croatoan carved onto a post and the letters “CRO” scratched onto a tree. What do these two clues reveal about Roanoke’s missing English colonists? Interested...

Hissing Cockroaches

Hailing from the island of Madagascar, these bugs are unique. Complete with horns for courting and holes for hissing, the roaches are sure to creep you out. Thankfully, hissing...

Chameleons

Different chameleon species show an array of colors and patterns depending on their mood or environmental factors like temperature and light. These remarkable reptiles can also...

Armadillos

A shell of bony plates covers an armadillo's body. This dense “body armor” protects the animal, but it also makes swimming difficult. To avoid sinking in water, an armadillo...

Giant Pandas

Giant pandas are large bears that love to eat bamboo. Only found in small numbers in China, they are considered endangered animals. In this book, young readers will learn about...

Bats

When nighttime comes, bats fly out of trees, caves, and barns to begin their hunt. Some make high-pitched calls, and then they wait and listen. Echoes will lead them to their...

Polar Bears

Polar bears have thick fur and plenty of fat to keep them warm in their arctic homes. Their white coats also serve as good camouflage in snow-covered habitats. This book explores...

Guatemala

Guatemala, a hotspot of unique wildlife, boasts 100 rivers, over 250 wetland areas, and many famous volcanoes. Read about this beautiful Central American country and experience...

Bodie: The Gold-mining Ghost Town

The wild reputation of Bodie was unmatched in the Old West. The California gold-mining town attracted a rough crowd. Bodie had gamblers, drinkers, gunslingers, and robbers all...

Scorpions

Scorpions are about as adaptable as they come. Able to slow its metabolism rate, they can survive on one meal per year if food is scarce. Such skill promotes survival in even the...

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