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Books in Blastoff Readers. Level 3 series

  • Warthogs

    Megan Borgert-Spaniol

    Library Binding (Blastoff Reader, Aug. 1, 2012)
    "Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces warthogs to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--Provided by publisher.
  • The Life Cycle of a Bee

    Colleen Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2010)
    Bees begin their life cycle as eggs in honeycomb cells. Every day, a queen bee can lay as many as 2,000 eggs. Young readers will study a bee's growth from egg to grub to pupa to adult.
  • Mambas

    Colleen Sexton, Full-color photography

    Paperback (Bellwether Media, Aug. 2, 2010)
    Reaching speeds of up to 12 miles per hour, mambas are considered the world's fastest snakes. Readers will see what mambas look like, where they call home, and why they are one of the deadliest snakes in the world.
  • DK Readers L3: Polar Bear Alert!

    Debora Pearson

    Paperback (DK Children, Aug. 20, 2007)
    Adventurous young readers will love this fact-filled book about polar bears. Join a hungry pack of polar bears (but don’t get too close!) as they search for food. See mama polar bears with their cubs, and find out how they survive in the extreme cold. Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. With DK Readers, children will learn to read—then read to learn!
  • Volcanoes

    Emily K. Green

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2006)
    Volcanoes are many different shapes and sizes. They can be dormant or active. Students will learn about the different kinds of volcanoes and discover what makes a volcano erupt.
  • North America

    Emily Rose Oachs

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2016)
    As the only continent with every climate present, North America hosts an amazing variety of plants and animals. North America holds some of the worlds largest freshwater lakes, where gigantic boats travel and enormous fish swim. Unique for its varied landscape and cross-country highways, North America leaves a great deal for young readers to explore!
  • Angelfish

    Colleen Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 15, 2009)
    Angelfish are colorful ocean creatures known for their vibrant beauty. This book introduces young readers to the attractive appearance of angelfish and explains where angelfish live and what they eat.
  • Boa Constrictors

    Colleen Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2010)
    Boa constrictors slither around smelling for prey with their forked tongues. Eager students will learn what these fierce hunters look like, where they can be found, and how they use their coils to kill.
  • Cicadas

    Colleen A. Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 30, 2007)
    Cicadas are one of few insects that are easily recognizable simply by the sound they make. The male's song can be heard in summer, when female cicadas are ready to lay eggs. Listen up and discover how cicadas grow and shed their skin, find food, and get ready to sing their song!
  • Space Shuttles

    Colleen Sexton

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2010)
    Space shuttles bring astronauts into and out of space. Children will learn about the history of space shuttles, the advanced technology aboard, and how these vehicles perform their missions.
  • Caring for Your Cat

    Derek Zobel

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Aug. 8, 2010)
    Cats are the most popular house pets in the world. Discover why humans love the companionship of these playful, though sometimes moody, creatures. Learn what cats need in their daily lives and how to play with them so that you can take good care of your cat.
  • Red Squirrels

    Chris Bowman

    Library Binding (Bellwether Media, Jan. 1, 2016)
    Playful, talkative, and busy, red squirrels are surprisingly tough! Territorial of their nests and hard-earned food stashes, these squirrels work diligently to survive harsh weather and avoid dangerous predators. Young readers will love learning what's behind the chirps, screeches, and sudden scurryings of these small critters.