Oil Spill! Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science

HarperCollins - Did you know that an oil spill occurs somewhere in the world almost every day of the year?Oil spills can have many different causes, but the result is the same. Oil harms plants and wildlife that make the oceans and coastlines their home. Scientists are learning the best ways to combat oil spills. Learn how you can help, too! HarperCollins Publishers.

Prince William Rise and Shine

Square Fish - How can she save its life? In prince william sound, a little girl named Denny finds a baby seal covered with oil.

Where Does the Garbage Go? Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2

HarperCollins - This is a level 2 let's-read-and-find-out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Robin Woods, formerly of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Dr.

HarperCollins. William rathje, founder of the Garbage Project and professor emeritus at the University of Arizona, and Thomas Frankiewicz. Follow that garbage truck…to the landfill to see how trash keeps piling up…to the incinerator to see how trash can be turned into energy…to the recycling center to see how a soda bottle can be turned into a flowerpot.

Where Does the Garbage Go? Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2 - This classic picture book is a fascinating exploration of what happens to our trash. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this picture book is filled with fun charts and diagrams to explain how we deal with the problem of too much trash. Activities throughout the book empower kids to help the environment, whether it's by separating trash from recycling or using a lunch box instead of a paper bag.

Let's-read-and-find-out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

The BP Oil Spill A True Book: Disasters

Children's Press - Used book in Good Condition. Discover the events surrounding the 2010 British Petroleum/Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A true book: natural disasters series investigates the events leading up to a disaster, or could alter, explores the causes, and ponders how the events changed, history.

. HarperCollins. This series includes an age appropriate grades 3-5 introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.

Trapped by the Ice!: Shackleton's Amazing Antarctic Adventure

Bloomsbury USA Childrens - Describes the events of the 1914 shackleton antarctic expedition when, the Endurance, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, the expedition ship, was finally crushed and Shackleton and his men made the very long and perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land. HarperCollins.

Used book in Good Condition. Walker Childrens.

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling Little Green Books

Little Simon - Used book in Good Condition. Learn about recycling from a new perspective!  peek into this diary of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant, to the manufacturing line, to the store shelf, to a garbage can, and finally to a recycling plant where it emerges into it's new life. As a fleece jacket! told from the point of view of a free-spirited plastic bottle, kids can share in the daily experiences and inner thoughts of the bottle through his personal journal.

Walker Childrens. Little Simon. The diary entries will be fun and humorous yet point out the ecological significance behind each product and the resources used to make it. Readers will never look at a plastic bottle the same way again! HarperCollins.

Aliens from Earth: When Animals and Plants Invade Other Ecosystems

Peachtree Publishing Company - Aliens are everywhere!Batten introduces readers to the serious and ongoing environmental problems caused by invasive plant and animal species. Back matter includes a glossary and list of ideas that provide more information and ways to minimize human impact on local environments. Walker Childrens. Used book in Good Condition.

HarperCollins. Little Simon. Describing various examples―from the accidental release of the gypsy moth into the United States to the deliberate introduction of rabbits to Australia―the text shows how these foreign intrusions have disturbed the delicate balance of local ecosystems.

All the Way to the Ocean

Freedom Three Publishing - Little Simon. An uplifting story about two best friends, and their discovery of the cause and effect relationship between our cities' storm drains and the world's oceans, Isaac and James, lakes and rivers. Walker Childrens. Used book in Good Condition. It is sure to inspire both young and adult readers alike and teach a timeless life lesson--If we all do our part, a cleaner, safer environment is indeed within our reach.


Sea Otter Rescue: The Aftermath of an Oil Spill

Puffin Books - When the exxon valdez struck the rocks in Prince William Sound, Alaska, nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the water. The result was an oil slick which threatened all of the area wildlife, especially the sea otters. This is the story of the animal rescue experts who went to Alaska to lend a hand.

Used book in Good Condition. Illustrated with the author's own photographs, Sea Otter Rescue is a fascinating first-hand account of the heroic measures taken to save the lives of hundreds of sea otters. Walker Childrens. Little Simon. HarperCollins.

Crocodiles & Alligators

Collins - Check out these other seymour simon books about animals:Big CatsButterfliesCatsDogsDolphinsFrogsGorillasHorsesInsectsPenguinsSea CreaturesSharksSnakesSpidersWhalesWild BabiesWolves HarperCollins. Walker Childrens. Used book in Good Condition. Join award-winning science writer seymour simon in this picture book introduction to some of the world’s fiercest reptiles: crocodiles and alligators!Crocodiles and alligators may seem ferocious and scary, but renowned science author Seymour Simon confirms that they′re also endlessly fascinating.

Little Simon. Simon explores the wonders of these stealthy giants in an exciting up-close and personal way. With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about these unique animals in this informative picture book. Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book supports the Common Core State Standards.

Crocodiles & Alligators - Around since the time of dinosaurs, have three eyelids, crocodiles and alligators eat without chewing, and provide good living conditions for other animals.

Flash, Crash, Rumble, and Roll

HarperCollins - Little Simon. HarperCollins Publishers. Did you know that lightning bolts can be over a mile long? Or that they may come from clouds that are ten miles high? Storms can be scary, but not if you know what causes them. Walker Childrens. Used book in Good Condition. Before the next thunderstorm, grab this book by veteran science team Franklyn Branley and True Kelley and learn what causes the flash, crash, rumble, and roll of thunderstorms! HarperCollins.