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Science Behind the Colors

Why are flamingos pink? How does a blue-footed booby use its blue feet? Find these answers and more about some of nature’s most colorful creatures in Science Behind the Colors. Each book highlights a specific animal, detailing how and why the animal gets its colors, how so and if they change, and what purpose the colors serve. Bright, full-color photographs complement the carefully leveled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun. Includes diagrams, sidebars, photo labels, an activity, glossary, and index.

Fall '20 Animals · Science and Math

Blue-Footed Boobies

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how blue-footed boobies get blue feet and how male boobies dance and use them to attract mates. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled… More →

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Fall '20 Animals · Science and Math

Chameleons

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how chameleons use colors to camouflage themselves, heat themselves with sunlight, and even show their emotions. Vibrant, full-color photos and… More →

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Fall '20 Animals · Science and Math

Flamingos

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how flamingos get their pink feathers, as well as how they live and behave in their flocks. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text… More →

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Fall '20 Animals · Science and Math

Mandarinfish

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the markings and colors of mandarinfish and how these fish live in the ocean. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will… More →

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Fall '20 Animals · Science and Math

Poison Frogs

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how poison frogs use varying bright colors to both warn off predators and camouflage themselves in the rain forest. Vibrant, full-color photos… More →

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Fall '20 Animals · Science and Math

Sea Slugs

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how sea slugs use varying bright colors to both warm off predators and camouflage themselves in the ocean. Vibrant, full-color photos and… More →

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