Mealworms

Unlike the name suggests mealworms are not worms. These insects are the larvae of darkling beetles! In this early stage of life, mealworms clean up after others. They scavenge for...

Baby Dogs Blastoff! Readers: Level 1

Dogs show many different sides during their puppy stage. A snuggly side appears when they get sleepy. A spunky side comes to life when it's time to play. Sloppy little licks show...

Baby Penguins

Inside this book, a huddle of penguin chicks will warm your heart as they warm their bodies. The babies need mom, dad, and one another to survive the frigid temperatures of their...

Woodpeckers

Using their beaks, woodpeckers peck holes in trees to get at the insects inside. They also hammer to attract mates and declare their territory. This book will interest children as...

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...

Millipedes

These critters inhabit the dark, damp corners of the world. They live underneath rocks, logs, and leaves. When disturbed, you may see a wave-like motion of legs, or perhaps smell...

Baby Goats

“Achoo” is the sound of a stuffy nose, or is it? It is not uncommon for baby goats to sneeze during playtime. So does that mean that “achoo” is actually the sound of fun...

Meerkats

Life in a meerkat mob is dangerous! Members of the mob must always be on the lookout for intruders. If a threat is near, a meerkat will bark to warn the others in the mob. It's...

Termites

Much like ants, termites live a busy life. Given a certain role within the colony, each bug is a contributor. Feeding on dead plant matter, rotten soil and wood, these insects...

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