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Bites and Stings (My Health)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Laura Silverstein Nunn

My Health Have you ever heard someone say, "at least I have my health?" Staying healthy is very important to us. If you've ever had a cold, the chickenpox, or a broken bone, you know that it's hard to be happy when something is wrong with your body. A cold makes you feel lousy, the chickenpox makes you itch, and a broken bone is very painful. The books in this series will help you learn more about the minor health problems we all face at one time or another. Along the way, you will also learn how all the parts of your body work together to keep you healthy most of the time. Read these other books in the My Health series: Allergies Broken Bones. Can You See the Chalkboard? Chickenpox Cuts, Scrapes Scabs, and Scars £at Drink Your Milk Headaches Head Lice Is that a Rash? Lyme Disease Sleep Staying Safe Tooth Decay and Cavities

The Black-Footed Ferret (Endangered in America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Laura Silverstein Nunn

From the Book jacket: More than 300 kinds of North American animals are listed as endangered or threatened - at risk of dying out. But people are taking action to help them, sometimes with remarkable success. These books present the stories of some of these animals, and of the efforts to save them.

The California Condor

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Laura Silverstein Nunn

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the California condor, its decline in numbers due to human population growth and activities, and the efforts being made to maintain its population.

The Florida Panther (Endangered in America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Laura Silverstein Nunn

From the Book Jacket: ENDANGERED IN AMERICA More than 300 kinds of North American animals are listed as endangered or threatened-at risk of dying out. But people are taking action to help them, sometimes with remarkable success. These books present the stories of some of these animals, and of the efforts to save them. The Black-Footed Ferret The Red Wolf The Florida Panther The Sea Otter The Manatee The Spotted Owl The Peregrine Falcon The Mustang Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.

The Grizzly Bear (Endangered in America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Laura Silverstein Nunn

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly bear, its decline in numbers due to human population growth and activities, and the efforts being made to maintain its population.

The Manatee (Endangered in America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Robert Silverstein Laura Silverstein Nunn

From the Book Jacket: ENDANGERED IN AMERICA More than 300 kinds of North American anil endangered or threatened - at risk of dyini are taking action to help them, sometimes success. These books present the stories oi animals, and of the efforts to save thei The Spotted Owl The Red Wolf The Black-Footed Ferret The Peregrine Falcon The Sea Otter The Manatee Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.

Metamorphosis: Nature's Magical Transformations

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein

With this easy-to-read book, children will discover the facts behind the seemingly magical conversions that transform a wooly caterpillar into a graceful butterfly and a swimming tadpole into a leaping frog. This book presents a well-illustrated look at how some baby animals develop from a larval stage into a completely different creature.

The Mustang (Endangered In America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Laura Silverstein Nunn

From the book: ENDANGERED IN AMERICA More than 300 kinds of North American animals are listed as endangered or threatened-at risk of dying out. But people are taking action to help them, sometimes with remarkable success. These books present the stories of some of these animals, and of the efforts to save them.

Nature's Champions: The Biggest, the Fastest, the Best

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein

Fascinating profiles of 29 of the world's most remarkable species of animal and plant life. Simple enough for young readers, this book abounds with intriguing information that will also captivate adults. Included are astonishing facts and illustrations of the world's fastest runner, the best jumper, and other natural wonders. 50 illustrations.

The Perigrine Falcon (Endangered In America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Robert Silverstein

After reaching near extinction, peregrine falcons have made a remarkable comeback in recent years, thanks in large to the efforts of people determined to save them.

The Red Wolf (Endangered in America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Robert Silverstein

By the mid-twentieth century red wolves had been driven almost to extinction by the human population. This book describes these animals and the recovery program that has begun to bring them back.

The Sea Otter (Endangered in America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Robert Silverstein

These graceful creatures never leave the water, not even to give birth. Their warm fur, helps to keep them warm and also to float, and they have almost human like paws. Come and learn more about the "teddy bear of the sea" the sea otter. Find out what these marvelous creatures eat, how they groom themselves, how they mate and what efforts have been made to protect these valuable creatures from extinction. includes an index and further reading suggestions. Grades 3 and up. Other books in this series are also available from Bookshare. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.

The Spotted Owl (Endangered in America)

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Robert Silverstein

Describes the three types of spotted owls with emphasis on the northern spotted owl and timber cutting, but also describes the California spotted owl and the Mexican spotted owl.

Tornadoes: The Science Behind Terrible Twisters

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein Laura Silverstein Nunn

Discusses the science behind tornadoes, including how and where they form, the scientific methods to track and predict them, and tornado safety tips.

A World in a Drop of Water: Exploring with a Microscope

by Alvin Silverstein Virginia Silverstein

This inexpensive volume showcases an array of curious creatures: a blob-like amoeba; a slipper-shaped paramecium and its mortal enemy, the suctorian; and many others. The authors recount the feeding, reproductive, and defensive strategies employed by these animals in easy-to-understand language that opens the door to a wonderful world of discovery. 37 illustrations.

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