This is a very interesting science book that details the habits and behaviors of wolves. It describes many of the traits and characteristics of wolvesThis is a very interesting science book that details the habits and behaviors of wolves. It describes many of the traits and characteristics of wolves and how they have changed and developed throughout the history of their species. The book gives many interesting facts that students may not have known previously. For example, did you know that when wolves wag the tip of their tail they are getting ready to attack? Or that wolves can eat the same as 100 hamburgers in a single meal? The book gives information such as this that will be very interesting and useful to students....more

This is a book that talks about many characteristics and traits of different types of snakes. It would be a good book for students in kindergarten thrThis is a book that talks about many characteristics and traits of different types of snakes. It would be a good book for students in kindergarten through second grade to learn about lifecycles and reptiles. It gives many different examples of different types of snakes and the different things that they can do. For example, one page talks about a snake that can eat a crocodile while another page talks about a snake with two heads. This would be great for students who show an interest in snakes, however for somebody like me who cannot stand the sight of them, it would not be very much fun!...more

This is a classic book that is perfect for first and second grade students to learn about the life cycle of a butterfly. After reading the book with yThis is a classic book that is perfect for first and second grade students to learn about the life cycle of a butterfly. After reading the book with your class you could ask your students to somehow represent the lifecycle of a butterfly in their own way by building a model, drawing a picture, or writing a narrative....more

This is a fun book for students to read that helps them learn about both standard and nonstandard measurement. In the story, a little girl is given aThis is a fun book for students to read that helps them learn about both standard and nonstandard measurement. In the story, a little girl is given a homework assignment to measure things. She decides to measure her dog. The little girl measures things with both a regular ruler and other nonconventional items such as Q-tips, dog treats, and other things that can be found around the house. You could use this to do an activity with your students by bringing in some of these items and asking them to go around the room and measure things with them. For example how many dog biscuits long is the SmartBoard? Or how many Q-tips does it take to get from one side of the room to the other? Students will have lots of fun with these activities and be learning about different types of measurement as well....more

This book would be excellent to teach first and second grade students the basics about fractions. It presents them with fun and colorful animals thatThis book would be excellent to teach first and second grade students the basics about fractions. It presents them with fun and colorful animals that will engage the students interests. There are many different activities that you could use in this book. For example, you could give the students groups of animals and ask them which fraction of the whole are a certain color or have a certain feature that the others do not....more

A fun book for first through third grade students to learn about different types of grass. In the book the animals in a swamp or holding a graph conteA fun book for first through third grade students to learn about different types of grass. In the book the animals in a swamp or holding a graph contest. Each animal uses a different type of graph. This book includes bar-graphs, pie graphs, venn diagrams, and more. After reading this book you could ask your students to have their own graph contest. You could give one set of information and ask each student to use a different type of graph to represent it....more

This book tells the story of a bad named Stellaluna who tries to fit in with a nest of bird. This would be a good book to use with students to discussThis book tells the story of a bad named Stellaluna who tries to fit in with a nest of bird. This would be a good book to use with students to discuss the differences between different types of animals. In this case, bats and birds. You could discuss the different things that birds need, as well as things that bats need to survive. You could make it venn diagram with things that they both need, and things that each individual species needs....more

This story is a darker retelling of the classic tale of little red riding hood. In the story, a wolf tries to trick three siblings into becoming his dThis story is a darker retelling of the classic tale of little red riding hood. In the story, a wolf tries to trick three siblings into becoming his dinner. A fun activity you could do with students after reading this book is asking them to modify and rewrite fairytales that they are familiar with. This would be a fun way for students to interact with text and explore their own imaginations....more

This classic book is an excellent example of lifecycles. The book shows this stages that both spiders and pigs go through in their lives. The book alsThis classic book is an excellent example of lifecycles. The book shows this stages that both spiders and pigs go through in their lives. The book also touches on other topics that can be used in your science classroom such as what these animals eat and how they interact with one another. This would be a good book for first through third grade students to read. The fact that it uses talking animals and stretches the imagination will keep students interested and engaged throughout....more

This is a beautifully illustrated ABC book that uses creatures found in the sea. Each letter of the alphabet chooses a specific type of undersea animaThis is a beautifully illustrated ABC book that uses creatures found in the sea. Each letter of the alphabet chooses a specific type of undersea animal to talk about. However, it also includes the names of other animals that live in the Sea and begin with that letter is well. While this is an ABC book, it could also be used for students in older grades who are studying under see ecosystems and habitats. Some of the information given is intended for students at a higher level of understanding than most kindergartners who would be learning their alphabet....more

This is a good book for students in first through third grade to read when learning how to classify animals and other things into groups by observableThis is a good book for students in first through third grade to read when learning how to classify animals and other things into groups by observable traits....more

This is a good book for younger students to practice their predicting skills. The book shows various examples of young offspring and asks you to guessThis is a good book for younger students to practice their predicting skills. The book shows various examples of young offspring and asks you to guess who their parents are. There're many ways that this could be extended into the classroom. For example, after reading the story you could create your own activity with different organisms that are not born in eggs like the ones from the story....more

This book is a perfect example of deforestation and urbanization. There're many ways that this could be tied into classroom lessons. For example, whenThis book is a perfect example of deforestation and urbanization. There're many ways that this could be tied into classroom lessons. For example, when discussing food webs, you could point out that when the trees were chopped down, many of the animals probably had to adapt or move away in order to find something to fill the missing spot in their food web. This story with beautifully illustrated and has a nice flow with the wording....more