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Sid the Snake

Sid the Snake Simon, Charnan When Jaime brought home Sid the Snake, his mother was not exactly thrilled. “Yikes!” she said, walking into the kitchen. “What’s that?” “Not what,” Iaime said, “who. This is Sid. He’s our classroom pet. You said I could take care of him over break.” Mom raised her eyebrows. “I don’t […]

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Sea Otters at Home

Sea Otters at Home Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner Eating, washing up, playing, and even sleeping-sea otters do everything at sea! The harsh winds and big waves of the open ocean can be dangerous for sea otters. So, they usually stay within a mile or two of shore. Their favorite places to live are in the kelp […]

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Artist at Work

Artist at Work Who made the beautiful art on the cover of this month’s CLICK? Jo Lynn Alcorn, an illustrator who lives in Connecticut. Jo Lynn uses many tools to create her art-paints, brushes, wood, and most important of all, PAPER! Jo Lynn is a cut-paper artist. Jo Lynn first makes a pencil sketch on […]

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Different Ways of Living

Different Ways of Living Some animals live in families. Some live in great big groups. And others live mostly by themselves. Animals have to find the right way of living together so they can stay safe, take care of their babies, and find food. A giant panda mainly eats bamboo, and it takes lots of […]

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Fleece, Fiber, Yarn, Sweater

Fleece, Fiber, Yarn, Sweater Ash, Maureen “I like the brown one,” said Leslie. “I like the gray one,” said Brie. The girls stood by the fence and watched the two llamas. The llamas watched them right back. A lady came out of the barn. “Hi,” she said cheerfully. “Are you my new neighbors?” “We just […]

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A Modern Dragon

A Modern Dragon Bennett, Rowena Bastin IMAGE AND/OR TEXT OMITTED PER PUBLISHER ProQuest Information and Learning Copyright Carus Publishing Company Apr 2006 Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning Company. All rights Reserved

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Feathers

Feathers Silverman, Buffy When you look at a bird perched in a tree, what do you see? Feathers! From a soaring eagle to a swimming penguin, all birds have feathers. Other animals wear fur, scales, smooth skin, or hard shells. Only birds have feathers. How many feathers cover a bird? That depends on its size. […]

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Move, Stretch, Balance

Move, Stretch, Balance Young, Rachel Feel your muscles work. What’s working every time you take a step? Or throw a ball? Or crack a smile? Muscles! Your 600 muscles move your legs, arms, mouth, and every other part of your body. Straighten one arm with your palm up, then hold your upper arm with your […]

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Yo Wants to Know

Yo Wants to Know Daniel, Lea “I like the way this book ends,” says the librarian. “Now Megan Mouse and Ethan Elephant are best friends and they always go swimming together.” “I don’t think real elephants can swim,” says Yo, ”because they are heavy as rocks.” “Let’s find out,” says the librarian. “We have some […]

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Feed Me!

Feed Me! Baby animals need lots of food to grow up strong. But many animal babies are too small and helpless to find food on their own. They depend on their parents to feed them, until they’re big enough to find food themselves. Animals that feed their babies milk are called mammals. Humans are mammals. […]