Unit B: Living Things in Their Environment

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Leveled Independent Science Books

Extra Support

A Hungry Red Hawk
Summary: At the top of its food chain, this hawk is well adapted for hunting prey.

On Level

Amazing Adaptations
Summary: Animals have many unusual adaptations that help them survive.


Forced Out
Summary: A black bear is in conflict with humans who built a house in its habitat.



The Best Book of Endangered and Extinct Animals
Read about the extinction of ancient and modern animals.
Animal Disguises
Learn how camouflage helps animals to compete and survive.
I See a Kookaburra! Discovering Animal Habitats Around the World
Readers learn how animals have adapted to survive in many different habitats.


Fantastic Feeders
Explore the feeding habits of different organisms.
Food Chains
Discover how food chains work.
Horseshoe Crabs and Shorebirds: The Story of a Food Web
Predator-prey relationships are detailed in this food web story.