Meet the amazing brown bear! Introduce elementary kids to these big beasts, including grizzlies and Kodiaks. From the large bears in Alaska to their smaller cousins in Europe and Asia, brown bears of all sizes are awe-inspiring animals. Readers explore these bears’ appearance, behavior, and habitat with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end story retells the Greek myth of how Ursa Major and Minor formed in the sky. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.
Part of the Amazing Animals - New Edition series
From tree-chomping beavers to waddling penguins, and from galloping wild horses to prowling tigers, the world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular series travels the planet to study these and other fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates. Beautiful photos are paired with STEM-appropriate text to examine the featured creature’s appearance, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. Each new title also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal’s appearance or behavior.