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Academic Content Collection
Life in a Cave by Bats by the thousands, eyeless salamanders, colorless fish, and ghostly crickets are just some of the unique animals that live in underground caves. In a world without sunlight, under near-famine conditions, a fragile society survives that exists nowhere else on earth.
Call Number: 578.75 AL56L (Level 3 pink)
Dolphins by People love dolphins for their sleek bodies, gentle personalities, and amazing athletic abilities. This book takes a look at dolphins in their natural habitat. Readers will learn about these animals' bodies, lifestyle, food preferences, life cycle, and more. A special chapter examines performing dolphins.
Call Number: 599.53 H6172d 2004 (Level 6 red)
Energy by Currently, the world relies on fossil fuel for most of its energy needs. Because fossil fuels are nonrenewable, however, people in years to come will begin to rely more on alternative energy sources, such as hydroelectric plants, wind power, and solar power.
Call Number: 333.79 J932e 2005 (Level 6 red)
Frida Kahlo by Frida Kahlo was a painter. Many people say that she was one of Mexico's greatest artists. Yet few people today know the story of this unusual woman who overcame personal problems and disabilities to create colorful paintings and murals.
Call Number: B K121w 2002 (Level 5 orange)
The Pilgrims by Almost four hundred years ago the Pilgrims traveled from England to American to improve their lives. In the year 1620, their trip across the Atlantic Ocean from England to America took sixty-six days. This is their story.
Call Number: 974.4 Ap22p 2003 (Level 5 orange)
The Hopi by Hopi is short for the tribe's original name, Hopituh-Shi-nu-mu. It means "peaceful people." There are two Hopi reservations, today. Read this book to learn more about the Hopi tribe.
Call Number: 920 H77 2003 (Level 6 red)
The Statue of Liberty by One of the most recognizable landmarks in the world is the Statue of Liberty. For more than 100 years Liberty has stood holding her torch high as a symbol of the freedom and independence that the United States represents to the world. How the statue came to stand on an island in New York Harbor is an important story in the building of America.
Call Number: 974.7 D68s 1997 (Level 6 red)
Tony Hawk by The Academic Content Collection includes three levels of expository readers designed to introduce academic language for independent, extensive reading. The readers are linked by level to Visions A, B, and C and are supported by workbooks and audio CDs for practice and reinforcement. The Teacher Guide provides extensive teacher support for classroom use, including graphic organizers, summaries, activities, and links to state standards.
Call Number: B H312m 2005 (Level 6 red)