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Introducing readers to some of the pressing environmental issues facing the world today.

While reminding children of the interconnectedness of our world, this award-winning series helps them learn basic facts about each species, including the ecosystems that support their survival and how they benefit plants and other animals. Sidebars throughout the books contain information on human actions that have harmed various species, efforts to reverse damage, and suggestions for protection. Books also include pointers on how kids can help in their own neighborhoods.

Ages 6-10 / Nature
Themes: Nature, Conservation, Habitats

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Teacher’s Guide

“An essential science addition for a classroom library.”―Reading Today

AR Level: 5.0
F&P: P, Gr 3, Genre I
Lexile: 920L

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Teacher’s Guide

“Attractive, informative introduction to fish and their conservation.” ―Booklist

AR Level: 5.0
F&P: P, Gr 3, Genre I
Lexile: 870L

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Teacher’s Guide

“Put this one in the hands of budding scientists, environmentalists, and nature lovers.” ―Kirkus Reviews

AR Level: 5.2
GRL: P, Gr 3
Lexile: 970L

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Teacher’s Guide

“So lifelike that readers almost expect the subjects to jump off the pages.” ―Booklist

AR Level: 4.8
F&P: P, Gr 3, Genre I
Lexile: 930L

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Teacher’s Guide

“Eye-catching and informative.” ―School Library Journal

AR Level: 5.4
GRL: P, Gr 3
Lexile: 980L

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Teacher’s Guide

“A classroom-friendly blend of story and fact.” ―Booklist

AR Level: 4.9
GRL: N, Gr 3
Lexile: 980L

Meet the Author & Illustrator

Melissa Stewart earned degrees from Union College and New York University and worked as an editor. She is the author of more than sixty books and lives in Massachusetts. You can visit her website here.

Higgins Bond received a BFA from the Memphis College of Art and has illustrated many books for children. She lives in Tennessee. You can visit her website here.