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Bishop, Nic

Summary: Simple, engaging text presents both basic information and fun, quirky facts about the insects' appearance, habits, and life cycle.

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Nonfiction 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.78 BIS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.789 BIS

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 597.78 Bishop 2009

Bishop, Nic

Summary: Introduces snakes and provides information on their physical characteristics, how they hunt, and why some snakes are poisonous.

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Nonfiction 2012

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Bishop, Nic

Summary: The story of Cathy Forster's experiences as a member of a team of paleontologists who went on an expedition to the island of Madagascar in 1998 to search for fossil birds.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 568.22 BIS

Bishop, Nic

Summary: Introduces young readers to the world of arachnids, discussing life cycles, predatory behaviors, web construction, communication, and mating rituals.

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Nonfiction 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.44 BIS

Bishop, Nic

Summary: In text and photographs, presents birds, insects, bats, and other flying animals.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 591.1 BIS

Montgomery, Sy.

Summary: Follow a group of explorers and scientists as they travel to Papua New Guinea to find a type of kangaroo that lives in trees.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.22 MON

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.22 Montgomery

Cowley, Joy.

Summary: Experience close-up the many moods (and colors) of chameleons. One brave chameleon ventures from the safety of his tree in search of a new home. On his journey, he meets other rain forest animals, not all of them friendly! Alas, the new tree he chooses is already home to another chameleon. She dons her aggressive coloring until she's sure that the visitor is friend, not foe. Then they welcome...

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2005

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597.956 COW

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 597.956 COW

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 597.956 COW

Jackson, Ellen B.

Summary: Investigates how scientists, particularly Jill Tarter, Director of the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, use twenty-first century technology to investigate whether life exists on other planets.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 576.8 JAC

Montgomery, Sy.

Summary: On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 639.97 Montgomery 2010

Montgomery, Sy.

Summary: Describes the research that Samuel Marshall and his students are doing on tarantulas, including the largest spider on earth, the Goliath birdeating tarantula.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.4 MON

Montgomery, Sy.

Summary: Follows the extensive efforts of Pati Medici and her scientific team to study Brazil's mysterious lowland tapir and protect it from extinction.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.66 MON

Montgomery, Sy.

Summary: Describes the research that Samuel Marshall and his students are doing on tarantulas, including the largest spider on earth, the Goliath birdeating tarantula.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.44 MON