Wiggling Worms at Work

Author: Wendy Pfeffer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451992

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 4791

Crawling through the dirt, worms are hard at work, helping plants to grow. Worms help the fruit and vegetables we eat by loosening the soil and feeding the plants. Read and find out about these wiggling wonders!

Yucky Worms

Author: Vivian French

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763644463

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 28

View: 9957

While helping Grandma in the garden, a child learns about the important role of the earthworm in helping plants grow.

Wiggle and Waggle

Author: Caroline Arnold

Publisher: Charlesbridge

ISBN: 1607340178

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

View: 5610

Two worms who are best friends have fun together as they tunnel their way through a garden. Includes facts on how worms help plants grow.

The Life Cycle of an Earthworm

Author: Bobbie Kalman

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780778706663

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 3477

"Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, life cycle, and natural environment of the many species of earthworms that can be found throughout the world"--Books.Google.com

Worms for Lunch?

Author: Leonid Gore

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545243386

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9683

Easy-to-read text and die-cut illustrations allow various creatures to reveal what they like to eat.

Life in a Bucket of Soil

Author: Alvin Silverstein,Virginia Silverstein

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486320227

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 9335

Grade-schoolers learn how ants, snails, slugs, beetles, earthworms, spiders, and other subterranean creatures live, breed, interact, move about, defend themselves, and more.

Grubs, Bugs, and Worms

Invertebrates of the Underground

Author: Jody Sullivan Rake

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1491450614

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 1740

"Teaches readers about invertebrates that live underground, including insects, spiders, and worms"--Provided by publisher.

Bob and Otto

Author: Robert O. Bruel,Nick Bruel

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781596432031

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 7945

Otto the worm is shocked to discover that his best friend Bob is actually a caterpillar who emerges one day as a butterfly, but even though they are now very different physically, their friendship overcomes their differences. 50,000 first printing.

Worm Weather

Author: Jean Taft

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap

ISBN: 0448487403

Category: FICTION

Page: 32

View: 952

"Join in the rainy-day fun as kids splash through the puddles, affecting another weather enthusiast, a nearby worm. The worm delights in the weather just as much as the kids"--


Author: Robin Nelson

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 0761340645

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 23

View: 844

A basic overview of the life cycle of a worm.

Almost Gone

The World's Rarest Animals

Author: Steve Jenkins

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060536004

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 3602

Let's-Read-and-Find-Out about Endangered Animals Have you seen a northern hairy-nosed wombat or an eastern barred bandicoot? These animals are so rare, they might disappear forever, and they're not alone. Read and find out about some of the animals that are almost gone. Introduce basic science concepts to young children and help satisfy their curiosity about how the world works.

From Caterpillar to Butterfly

Author: Deborah Heiligman

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062044362

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 2306

After a caterpillar comes to school in a jar, the children are captivated as it eats, grows, and eventually becomes a beautiful Painted Lady butterfly. This title features colorful illustrations from veteran illustrator Bari Weissman and lively text from National Book Award finalist and Michael L. Printz Honor winner Deborah Heiligman. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book includes web research prompts and an activity encouraging kids to identify the different types of butterflies all around them. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Louis Sorkin, Senior Scientific Assistant at the American Museum of Natural History. This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Archaeologists Dig for Clues

Author: Kate Duke

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451755

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 610

Archaeologists on a dig work very much like detectives at a crime scene. Every chipped rock, charred seed, or fossilized bone could be a clue to how people lived in the past. In this information-packed Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science book, Kate Duke explains what scientists are looking for, how they find it, and what their finds reveal.

Sounds All Around

Author: Wendy Pfeffer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451771

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8721

Sounds are all around us. Clap your hands, snap your fingers: You're making sounds. Read and find out how people and animals use different kinds of sounds to communicate.

Worms at Work

Harnessing the Awesome Power of Worms with Vermiculture and Vermicomposting

Author: Crystal Stevens

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 1771422297

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 7137

Fertilize your garden naturally--a guide to growing your plants in healthy, happy soil People want to know where their food comes from, who grows it and how it is grown. Interest in permaculture, backyard composting, and gardening in general, is growing. So how does the budding gardener ensure that his soil is healthy and nutrient-rich enough to support all the produce he intends to grow? Here’s a hint--think worms! Vermiculture is the healthiest and most cost-effective way to ensure that your soil receives the nourishment that it needs. A simple vermicompost bin can produce the completely natural, nutrient-rich fertilizer that can be used to boost soil health and, in turn, increase your crop yield. In true Crystal Stevens’ fashion, Worms at Work is a practical, easy-to-implement guide to fertilizing your garden naturally. It discusses the vital role worms play in boosting soil health, and the reasons why every gardener should use vermicompost in order to decrease reliance on toxic synthetic fertilizers. Coverage includes: • Simple designs to build your own vermicompost bin • Caring for your worms • Garden applications for your worm castings • Lesson plans to incorporate vermicomposting into the school science curriculum Whether you’re tending to a small backyard garden or managing a large farm, Worms at Work can show you how to start vermicomposting today in order to grow healthy plants in healthy, happy soil. Crystal Stevens is the author of Grow Create Inspire and has been co-manager of La Vista CSA Farm for the past 7 years. She teaches regular Vermiculture 101 workshops.

Curious about Worms

Author: Kate Waters

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0451533690

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 4689

Provides an introduction to worms, including their physical characteristics, where they live, and what they eat.

Spinning Spiders

Author: Melvin Berger

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064452077

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 3666

Find out all about the many kinds of webs spiders spin in this level 2 Let′s Read and Find Out. How do spiders spin such large webs? Spiders produce a unique silk that can stretch from wall to wall, or between the legs of a chair. In this book, featuring remarkably realistic artwork by S.D. Schindler, you will learn about the silk spiders produce, the webs they spin, and the prey they capture. You will even learn how to make a web of your own! Ages 5-9