Animal Secrets Revealed!

Age Level: 8–11  Grade Level: 3–6

Describes new fascinating adaptations that help specific animals survive in their natural environment and the scientific process researchers follow to uncover these secrets. Through interviews with the scientists studying these animals and full-color photos, the author brings original science research directly to readers. Also included are sidebars and fact boxes with interesting information about the animals or the researchers, and a hands-on activity designed to be easily implemented in class that will illustrate the scientific principle behind the animal adaptation.

  • Fall 2017
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    The Secret of the Bird's Smart Brain... and More!

    The Secret of the Bird's Smart Brain... and More!

    Ana María Rodríguez
    Students will enter the world of scientists as they uncover the secrets behind birds' brains, the most underappreciated of birds’ senses, the way frigate birds fly non-stop, how mama bears protect their cubs, and what grunts and bellows mean for pigs and alligators...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086234
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    The Secret of the Deceiving Striped Lizard... and More!

    The Secret of the Deceiving Striped Lizard... and More!

    Ana María Rodríguez
    Students will learn all about intriguing adaptations that help animals survive in their environments, such as what playing a video game can teach us about striped lizards, the power of the chameleon’s sticky tongue, how wriggling and slashing saves frog eggs, a good partnership between sweet plants and ants, and the secret of the swordfish’s slippery head...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086258
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    The Secret of the Scorpion-Eating Meerkats... and More!

    The Secret of the Scorpion-Eating Meerkats... and More!

    Ana María Rodríguez
    Readers will tag along with scientists as they uncover intriguing adaptations that help animals survive in their environments. Students will discover what meerkats learn in survival school, what hyenas gain from being team players, chimps’ strategies for harvesting honey and putting meat on their plates, and how dogs and horses read people’s facial expressions...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086272
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    The Secret of the Scuba Diving Spider... and More!

    The Secret of the Scuba Diving Spider... and More!

    Ana María Rodríguez
    Readers will dive along with an underwater spider and also discover why caterpillars need an emergency whistle, how moths talk back to bats, that zombie beetles really exist, and what makes cockroaches so hard to catch...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086296
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    The Secret of the Squiggly Green Bombers... and More!

    The Secret of the Squiggly Green Bombers... and More!

    Ana María Rodríguez
    In learning about the tiny, glowing sea worm called the Green Bomber, students will discover amazing adaptations that help animals survive in their environments. They will also discover that not all fish keep their bodies cold; how good squid moms care for their eggs; that crocodiles use an egg timer; and how the Komodo dragon actually kills its prey...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086319
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    The Shocking Secret of the Electric Eel... and More!

    The Shocking Secret of the Electric Eel... and More!

    Ana María Rodríguez
    Readers tag along with scientists as they uncover intriguing adaptations that help animals survive in their environments. This colorful book explains the electric eel’s hunting tactics and an unexpected defense strategy, why some fish sleep in mucous cocoons, how jumping spiders hear from across a room, what the shape of a European eel’s head reveals about its diet, and why midshipman fish sing only at night...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766087262
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