What Should I Read?
White Water!: True Stories of Extreme Adventures!
National Geographic Kids Chapters presents these exciting true stories of brave explorers working to make the world a better place. From the wild Okavango River in southwest Africa to the Chitina headwaters in Alaska, these three teams face everything from hippo attacks to massive waterfalls!Resource Link
The Search for Olinguito: Discovering a New Species
Scientist Kristofer Helgen had studied the olingo, a relative of the raccoon, for years. As he examined olingo pelts and skulls in museums, he made an amazing discovery: some of them weren't olingos at all! He had discovered a completely new species!Resource Link
Sea Otter Rescue
It takes a team of veterinarians, biologists, animal care specialists, and highly trained rescuers, working around the clock, to raise a single otter pup. Visit the Alaska SeaLife Center's Wildlife Rescue Team in this book and see how they do the amazing work of rescuing and raising these adorable, fluffy patients!Resource Link
Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World's Brightest Bird
Is a crow smarter than a second-grader? Maybe! Join scientist Dr. Gavin Hunt and his team in New Caledonia as they investigate the mysteries of crow smarts, including how they make and use tools, and why they eat some things people consider to be disgusting!Resource Link
Their Great Gift: Courage, Sacrifice, and Hope in a New Land
Photographs and poetic text document and explore the experiences of immigrants to the United States in the twenty-first century, focusing on the lives of children and the sacrifices their parents have made for them.Resource Link