Wiggling Worms at Work


Author: Wendy Pfeffer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064451992
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Crawling through the dirt, worms are hard at work, helping plants to grow. Worms help the fruit and vegetables we eat by loosening the soil and feeding the plants. Read and find out about these wiggling wonders!

Yucky Worms


Author: Vivian French
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763644463
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 28
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While helping Grandma in the garden, a child learns about the important role of the earthworm in helping plants grow.

Who Lives in an Alligator Hole?


Author: Anne F. Rockwell,Lizzy Rockwell
Publisher: Perfection Learning
ISBN: 9780756969530
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 33
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Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series Stage 2.

Wiggle and Waggle


Author: Caroline Arnold
Publisher: Charlesbridge
ISBN: 1607340178
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 48
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Two worms who are best friends have fun together as they tunnel their way through a garden. Includes facts on how worms help plants grow.

The Life Cycle of an Earthworm


Author: Bobbie Kalman
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780778706663
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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"Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, life cycle, and natural environment of the many species of earthworms that can be found throughout the world"--Books.Google.com

Winnie Finn, Worm Farmer


Author: Carol Brendler,Ard Hoyt
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374384401
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Winnie Finn raises earthworms, which help her neighbors win prizes at the county fair. Includes instructions on making a worm farm.

Grubs, Bugs, and Worms

Invertebrates of the Underground
Author: Jody Sullivan Rake
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1491450614
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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"Teaches readers about invertebrates that live underground, including insects, spiders, and worms"--Provided by publisher.

Worms for Lunch?


Author: Leonid Gore
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545243386
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Easy-to-read text and die-cut illustrations allow various creatures to reveal what they like to eat.

What's Sprouting in My Trash?

A Book about Composting
Author: Esther Porter
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1620650479
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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"Simple text and color photographs provide an introduction to composting"--

Life in a Bucket of Soil


Author: Alvin Silverstein,Virginia Silverstein
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486320227
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 96
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Grade-schoolers learn how ants, snails, slugs, beetles, earthworms, spiders, and other subterranean creatures live, breed, interact, move about, defend themselves, and more.

Almost Gone

The World's Rarest Animals
Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060536004
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Let's-Read-and-Find-Out about Endangered Animals Have you seen a northern hairy-nosed wombat or an eastern barred bandicoot? These animals are so rare, they might disappear forever, and they're not alone. Read and find out about some of the animals that are almost gone. Introduce basic science concepts to young children and help satisfy their curiosity about how the world works.

Curious about Worms


Author: Kate Waters
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0451533690
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Provides an introduction to worms, including their physical characteristics, where they live, and what they eat.

Worms


Author: Robin Nelson
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 0761340645
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 23
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A basic overview of the life cycle of a worm.

Worm Weather


Author: Jean Taft
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0448487403
Category: FICTION
Page: 32
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"Join in the rainy-day fun as kids splash through the puddles, affecting another weather enthusiast, a nearby worm. The worm delights in the weather just as much as the kids"--

Archaeologists Dig for Clues


Author: Kate Duke
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064451755
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Archaeologists on a dig work very much like detectives at a crime scene. Every chipped rock, charred seed, or fossilized bone could be a clue to how people lived in the past. In this information-packed Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science book, Kate Duke explains what scientists are looking for, how they find it, and what their finds reveal.

From Caterpillar to Butterfly


Author: Deborah Heiligman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062044362
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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After a caterpillar comes to school in a jar, the children are captivated as it eats, grows, and eventually becomes a beautiful Painted Lady butterfly. This title features colorful illustrations from veteran illustrator Bari Weissman and lively text from National Book Award finalist and Michael L. Printz Honor winner Deborah Heiligman. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book includes web research prompts and an activity encouraging kids to identify the different types of butterflies all around them. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Louis Sorkin, Senior Scientific Assistant at the American Museum of Natural History. This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Sounds All Around


Author: Wendy Pfeffer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064451771
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Sounds are all around us. Clap your hands, snap your fingers: You're making sounds. Read and find out how people and animals use different kinds of sounds to communicate.

Worms at Work

Harnessing the Awesome Power of Worms with Vermiculture and Vermicomposting
Author: Crystal Stevens
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771422297
Category: Gardening
Page: 224
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Fertilize your garden naturally--a guide to growing your plants in healthy, happy soil People want to know where their food comes from, who grows it and how it is grown. Interest in permaculture, backyard composting, and gardening in general, is growing. So how does the budding gardener ensure that his soil is healthy and nutrient-rich enough to support all the produce he intends to grow? Here’s a hint--think worms! Vermiculture is the healthiest and most cost-effective way to ensure that your soil receives the nourishment that it needs. A simple vermicompost bin can produce the completely natural, nutrient-rich fertilizer that can be used to boost soil health and, in turn, increase your crop yield. In true Crystal Stevens’ fashion, Worms at Work is a practical, easy-to-implement guide to fertilizing your garden naturally. It discusses the vital role worms play in boosting soil health, and the reasons why every gardener should use vermicompost in order to decrease reliance on toxic synthetic fertilizers. Coverage includes: • Simple designs to build your own vermicompost bin • Caring for your worms • Garden applications for your worm castings • Lesson plans to incorporate vermicomposting into the school science curriculum Whether you’re tending to a small backyard garden or managing a large farm, Worms at Work can show you how to start vermicomposting today in order to grow healthy plants in healthy, happy soil. Crystal Stevens is the author of Grow Create Inspire and has been co-manager of La Vista CSA Farm for the past 7 years. She teaches regular Vermiculture 101 workshops.

Spinning Spiders


Author: Melvin Berger
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064452077
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 40
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Find out all about the many kinds of webs spiders spin in this level 2 Let′s Read and Find Out. How do spiders spin such large webs? Spiders produce a unique silk that can stretch from wall to wall, or between the legs of a chair. In this book, featuring remarkably realistic artwork by S.D. Schindler, you will learn about the silk spiders produce, the webs they spin, and the prey they capture. You will even learn how to make a web of your own! Ages 5-9