River beds: sleeping in the world's rivers

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Sylvan Dell Publishing,
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This sequel to the award-winning Water Beds: Sleeping in the Ocean (2007 Teacher's Choice & 2005 Mom's Choice) takes readers on an around-the-world boat ride to learn how mammals sleep in or around nine major rivers of the world on all continents except Antarctica. Row down the Mississippi and watch two river otters slip into a hollow tree or look to the bank of the Brisbane River as a platypus pops into a hole and disappears into a narrow tunnel. Told in a soothing style, this book serves as a bedtime/naptime story for younger children or an animal geography book for older children. Adults may learn something, too! The "For Creative Minds" education section features a "World Map."This nonfiction picture book with a cuddle factor includes a 5-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a 23-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guide online. River Beds is vetted by experts and designed to encourage parental engagement. Its extensive back matter helps teachers with time-saving lesson ideas, provides extensions for science, math, and social studies units, and uses inquiry-based learning to help build critical thinking skills in young readers. The Spanish translation supports ELL and dual-language programs. The enhanced ebook reads aloud in both English and Spanish with word highlighting and audio speed control to promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, text engagement, and reading comprehension.
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full_title river beds sleeping in the worlds rivers
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subject_facet Electronic books, Rivers, Rivers -- Juvenile literature, Sleep behavior in animals -- Juvenile literature, Stream animals, Stream animals -- Juvenile literature
title_display River beds : sleeping in the world's rivers
title_full River beds : sleeping in the world's rivers / by Gail Langer Karwoski ; illustrated by Connie McLennan, River beds : sleeping in the world's rivers [electronic resource] Karwoski, Gail, 1949-
title_short River beds :
title_sub sleeping in the world's rivers
topic_facet Electronic books, Rivers, Sleep behavior in animals, Stream animals