Description : From fleet-footed cheetahs to howling wolves, and from playful dolphins to earth-shaking elephants, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and newly expanded series continues traveling the planet to study these and other fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured animal's appearance, behaviors, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that helps explain a defining feature or behavior.
Description : Easy-to-read text and full-color photographs depict the physical characteristics, habitat, and life cycle of cheetahs.
Description : The world is filled with many amazing animals. Some are incredibly big. Others are super small. Some are very fast. Others are very slow. Many animals are unique enough to have a claim to fame. If there were an Animal Olympics, these creatures would surely be gold medalists! Learn about the world's most amazing animals while learning fractions. This nonfiction book combines math and literacy skills and uses everyday examples of problem solving to teach subject area content. The full-color images, math charts and diagrams, sidebars, and practice problems make learning math easy and fun. Text features include a table of contents, glossary, and index to increase understanding of math and reading concepts. An in-depth problem-solving section provides additional learning opportunities while challenging students' higher-order thinking skills.
Description : Stuffed with eye-popping pictures and far out facts, allthe questions you could ever ask about the animal kingdom are answered in this one-of-a-kind family reference. Presented in a clear question and answer format Includes more than 800 curious questions and extraordinary facts Contains close-up wildlife photography.
Description : Did you know that cheetahs chirp instead of roar? Share with your students the grace, power, and infamous speed of these exquisite beauties.
Description : Describes how to draw various African animals, including the addax antelope, dromedary camel, cheetah, African elephant, Cape zebra, white rhinoceros, giraffe, and male lion.
Description : Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the cheetah! Readers will discover the cheetah's unique body features that make it the world's fastest sprinter. Also covered are the cheetah's diet, hunting methods, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, and threats to its survival. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby cheetah, from cub to independence. Maps highlight cheetah territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly cheetah facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible cheetah! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Description : Don’t wait for that promotion! Start leading NOW…right where you are! What’s the number one question leadership expert John C. Maxwell is asked while conducting his leadership conferences? “How can I implement what you teach when I’m not the top leader?”. Is it possible to lead well when you’re not the top dog? How about if the person you work for is a bad leader? The answer is a resounding yes! Welcome to The 360° Leader. People who desire to lead from the middle of organizations face unique challenges. And they are often held back by myths that prevent them from developing their influence. Dr. Maxwell, one of the globe’s most trusted leadership mentors, debunks the myths, shows you how to overcome the challenges, and teaches you the skills you need to become a 360° leader. If you have found yourself trying to lead from the middle of the organization, as the vast majority of professionals do, then you need Maxwell’s insights. You have a unique opportunity to exercise influence in all directions—up (to the boss), across (among your peers), and down (to those you lead). The good news is that your influence is greater than you know. Practice the disciplines of 360° leadership and the opportunities will be endless . . . for your organization, for your career, and for your life.