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Books with author Melissa Stewart

  • Energy in Motion

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2006)
    Discusses potential and kinetic energy by using simple terminology and examples.
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  • Nifty Noses Up Close

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (Enslow Elementary, July 1, 2012)
    Did you know that an elephant can use its trunk to pick up tree branches? Or that polar bears have the best sense of smell of any animal on Earth? In NIFTY NOSES UP CLOSE learn all about how animals use their noses to hunt, breathe, and stay safe.
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  • Extreme Coral Reef! Q&A

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (HarperCollins, May 27, 2008)
    Some coral is extremely hard—with a skeleton made of stone.Some coral is extremely soft—so soft, it sways in the ocean current.Most coral animals are extremely small—the size of a pencil eraser.But some coral reefs are extremely large—bigger than New Mexico!Tiny coral animals can build huge reefs, and most living things in the world's warm seas depend on those reefs to survive. Giant manta rays and tiny shrimp, bright parrot fish and snakelike moray eels all need coral reefs for food and shelter. Dive into Extreme Coral Reef! Q&A to find out how important these beautiful structures are to life in the ocean!
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  • Inside Earthquakes

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (Sterling Children's Books, Oct. 4, 2011)
    Several million earthquakes occur every year-but why and where do they happen? Young readers will get the inside scoop in this exciting volume. Stunning gatefolds and photographs from on the ground and from satellites in space, as well as dramatic first-person accounts, coverage of the recent Haiti disaster, and the latest scientific information, make Inside Earthquakes a fascinating, ripped-from-the-headlines look at this natural phenomenon.
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  • Incredible Ears Up Close

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (Enslow Elementary, July 1, 2012)
    Did you know that hippos have their ears on top of their heads? Or that the African elephant has the biggest ears of any animal? Learn all about how animals use their ears to stay safe.
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  • Robotic Scorpion

    Melissa Stewart

    Hardcover (Silver Dolphin Books, Oct. 22, 2013)
    What do scorpions and robots have in common? Find out inside, when you go from biology to technology as you explore the worlds of scorpions and robots. For decades, scientists have looked to scorpions and other creatures for inspiration. Imagine a creature that can survive almost any environment on earth! Read the book to learn about scorpion behavior and anatomy, the design and development of robots, and what happens when scientists combine scorpions and robots. Read about scorpion-inspired robots and how they help in space exploration and other modern uses, and then build your own creepy-crawly arachnid! Robotic Scorpion is sure to inspire young scientists everywhere.
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  • Zoom in on Bees

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (Enslow Elementary, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Have you ever seen a bee up close? What does it look like? How does it eat? What is its life cycle? When you check out the 'Zoom Bubbles' on every spread of this book, you will get an up close peek at this insect's body, eyes, antennae, wings, and more!
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  • Inside Volcanoes

    Melissa Stewart

    Hardcover (Sterling, July 5, 2011)
    What causes scorching hot lava to spike through Earth's crust and make a volcano blow its top? Do volcanoes exist in space? What do brave volcanologists learn by climbing right into a volcano's mouth? In the wake of the eruptions by Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull, everyone wants to know! Ten spectacular gatefolds, plus incredible photos, graphs, maps, diagrams, and first-person stories, take intrepid young explorers right to the source to find out.
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  • Zoom in on Ladybugs

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (Enslow Elementary, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Explore the world of the ladybug with author Melissa Stewart. Find out what ladybugs look like, what they eat, and what their life-cycle stages are. Use the 'Zoom In' bubbles in the book for an up close look at different parts of a ladybug's body, including its wings and antennae!
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  • A Place for Frogs

    Melissa Stewart, Higgins Bond

    Paperback (Peachtree Publishing Company, April 1, 2016)
    This fact-filled, colorful book looks at the amazing world of frogs.Stewart provides an intriguing look at frogs, the ecosystems that support their survival, and the efforts of some people to save them. Glorious full-color illustrations vividly and accurately depict frogs and their surroundings.A Place for Frogs opens readers’ minds to a wide range of environmental issues, and provides instruction on how to help protect frogs in their communities.
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  • Fantastic Feet Up Close

    Melissa Stewart

    Paperback (Enslow Elementary, July 1, 2012)
    Did you know that one sea star has hundreds of feet? Or that a camel has only two toes? Learn all about how animals use their feet to run, dig, and stay safe in FANTASTIC FEET UP CLOSE.
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  • Incredible Ears Up Close

    Melissa Stewart

    Library Binding (Enslow Elementary, April 1, 2012)
    Did you know that hippos have their ears on top of their heads? Or that the African elephant has the biggest ears of any animal? Learn all about how animals use their ears to stay safe.
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