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Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Learn all about nature's most incredible architects, from what kind of structures they construct to what kinds of materials they use to build."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 590 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Discover which animal species have the best memories, which ones are the best at solving problems, and how these creatures use their remarkable intelligence to thrive in the wild"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 590 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Explore the Sahara Desert and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Explores the Amazon rain forest ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.3 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Explore the taiga of Canada and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.3 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Introduces Brazil by describing the geography, economy, government, people, and culture of Brazil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 981 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Provides information about tarantulas, including anatomy, behavior, and ancestry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Learn all about animals that rely on camouflage to help them stay hidden, whether it's to avoid predators or launch a surprise attack on prey"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 590 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 590 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Find out why animals migrate from one location to another, how they complete their journeys, and what difficulties they face along the way"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 590 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: "This book details the life and habits of Arctic foxes."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.7764 FRA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.7764 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Demonstrates how readers can use their math skills to learn more about droughts, and highlights the role math plays in studying environmental phenomena.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.5773 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Learn about the history, culture, government, economy, and people of this dynamic country where Asia and Europe meet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 956.1 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: For over 200 million years, sea turtles have swum throughout Earth's oceans. Rarely leaving their watery homes, these incredible reptiles have long fascinated people. Readers will discover how sea turtles crawl onto beaches to lay their eggs, why they are so graceful underwater but sluggish on land, and how their shells help protect them from harm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 597.928 FRA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 597.928 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: Named for the all-black coloring inside their mouths, black mambas are among the world’s deadliest venomous snakes. Readers will find out exactly why these long, thin snakes are so dangerous, as well as how to avoid being bitten. They will also learn how mambas hunt prey, how they are related to other snakes, and where they make their homes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 597.96 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597.96 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: With their dangerous-looking claws and poison-tipped tails, scorpions are an intimidating sight for many people. Readers will discover how these interesting arachnids hunt prey and fight off predators. They will also find out how scorpions reproduce, where they live, and what can happen when one of these fearsome animals meets a human.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.4 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.4 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Explore the cloud forests of South America and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.3 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "This book details the life and habits of spider monkeys."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.8 FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.858 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: Famous for its rich farmland, Wisconsin sits in the heart of the Midwest. Readers will get a close look at dairy farms, green hills, big cities, and more as they explore this beautiful state. As they tour Wisconsin, they will see how the state’s people live, from what sports they play to what annual events they celebrate. They will also learn about Wisconsin’s history, government, economy, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977.5 FRA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.5 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Explores the Antarctic tundra ecosystem, plants that grow there, animals it is home to, the climate of the area, and how people live there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.5 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Given their huge size and hulking movements, gorillas might seem frightening at first, but they are actually gentle and intelligent animals. Readers will find out how these gentle giants search for food, communicate with one another, and form complex social groups.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.884 FRA

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Describes the economy, government, people, and culture of the Philippines.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 959.9 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Learn all about nature's most incredible hybrids, from those that occur naturally to those created with the help of scientists and breeders"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Explore the Great Barrier Reef and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.4 FRA

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: Though it is one of the smallest states in the country, Maryland has a lot to offer. Readers will get a taste of the local lifestyle as they explore the ins and outs of this Mid-Atlantic state. Theyll also learn about its earliest settlement, its important role in U.S. history, the many famous people who call Maryland home, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 975.2 FRA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 975.2 FRA