Best Teen & Young Adult Zoology Books
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1. Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas
Author: by Jim Ottaviani
Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birut Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatologyand to our own understanding of ourselves.
Tackling Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas in turn, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, Primates is an accessible, entertaining, and informative look at the field of primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the twentieth century.
Thanks to the charming and inviting illustrations by Maris Wicks, this is a nonfiction graphic novel with broad appeal.
2. A Dog in the Cave: The Wolves Who Made Us Human
Author: by Kay Frydenborg
March 14, 2017
A compelling look at the origins of and the ongoing unique relationship between humans and dogs … [a] lively blend of science and history. Kirkus Reviews (starred review) We know dogs are our best animal friends, but have you ever thought about what that might mean?
Fossils show we’ve shared our work and homes with dogs for tens of thousands of years. Now there’s growing evidence that we influenced dogs’ evolutionand they, in turn, changed ours. Even more than our closest relatives, the apes, dogs are the species with whom we communicate best.
Combining history, paleontology, biology, and cutting-edge medical science, Kay Frydenborg paints a picture of how two different species became deeply entwinedand how we coevolved into the species we are today. Narrative nonfiction at its besthigh interest and engaging, with meaty interdisciplinary science exploration.
A top choice for tweens and teens. School Library Journal (starred review) This narrative blend of history and science belongs on all shelves. Booklist (starred review) A fascinating study of the ways in which a relationship with canines has been pivotal to humanity’s development …
3. Science Comics: Bats: Learning to Fly
Author: by Falynn Koch
Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topicdinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you’re a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty year old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!
This volume: In Bats, we follow a little brown bat whose wing is injured by humans on a nature hike. He is taken to a bat rehabilitation center where he meets many different species of bats. They teach him how they fly, what they eat, and where they like to live.
4. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
Author: by J.K. Rowling
When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt’s fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone… Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay marks the screenwriting debut of J.K.
Rowling, author of the beloved and internationally bestselling Harry Potter books. A feat of imagination and featuring a cast of remarkable characters and magical creatures, this is epic adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan or new to the wizarding world, this is a perfect addition for any film lover or reader’s bookshelf.
The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will have its theatrical release on 18th November 2016.
5. Animal Kind: Lessons on Love, Fear and Friendship from the Animals in our Lives (True Stories Gift for Cat Lovers, Dog Owners and Animal Fans)
Author: by Emma Lock
#1 New Release in Teen & Young Adult Animals, Zoology, and Special Needs Issues The Beauty of Animal CompanionshipFor hundreds of years, humans and animals have had special bonds with each other. We’ve lived side-by-side through thick and thinthese relationships are not just about raising pets and farm animals.
Our animal companions offer inspiration, friendship, health, and real-life opportunities for recovery that we can’t achieve alone. True stories of animal therapy: In Animal Kind, Emma Lock of YouTube fame shares stories of the incredible ways that animals keep us healthy and happy, physically and mentally.
You’ll be inspired by the tales of remarkable recovery, from vision-impaired individuals who have gained independence with the help of seeing-eye dogs, to the woman who found new life as an equestrian champion after an arm amputation. Friendship in surprising places: The stories in Animal Kind feature an array of relationships that may surprise you.
Even wild animals like snakes and racoons have been known to offer life-changing companionship. With each story, you’ll learn fun facts about the featured species and hear from the people who love them. You’ll also hear the never-before-told story of how animals changed Emma’s life for good.
6. Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel
Author: by Nancy Castaldo
In Beastly Brains, Castaldo delves into the minds of animals and explores animal empathy, communication, tool use, and social societies through interviews and historical anecdotes. Researchers from Charles Darwin to Jane Goodall have spent years analyzing the minds of animals, and today’s science is revolutionizing old theories and uncovering surprising similarities to our own minds.
Humans are not alone in our ability to think about ourselves, make plans, help each other, or even participate in deception. You’ll think differently about the animals on this planetmaybe it’s their world and we’re just living in it!
7. Monthly Planner: 5 Years Calendar Planner Organizer, 60 Months Calendar Schedule (2021-2025 Monthly Planner)
Author: by Noplanner Organisy
2021-2025 Five Years Planner (8. 5 X 11 inches)The Planner Organizer 5 years, 2021-2025 Planner is all you need to keep things organized. The Monthly planner features 60 Month Calendar, One month per each two- page spread. Cute Cat Cover DesignProduct Details:January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025 (60 Months Calendar)2021- 2025 Calendars Overview, Display 1 Year on 1 PageThere are spaces to write Birthday Notes, Important dates, Useful Contact, and NotesYearly Planning on Two Pages With a Section For a Goals & Notes, To Do List, Important Notes, and Includes US Federal HolidaysThere are spaces to write Vision BoardThere are spaces to write Annual Summary on the end page of yearThis Planner Book has an index for quick searching
8. How to Become an Equine Veterinarian: A Guide for Teens
Author: by Justin B. Long
Do you want to become an equine vet, but you’re not sure how to get there? Learn the key success factors for getting into vet school. Do you eat, sleep, breathe, and dream horses, and can’t imagine doing anything besides becoming an equine veterinarian?
Do you worry that you’re not covering all the bases in high school and college to get into vet school? With twenty years’ experience in her own equine practice, Dr. Erica Lacher has reviewed hundreds of student applications on the admissions committee for the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
Now she’s here to share her insider secrets to surviving and succeeding in this highly competitive process. How to Become an Equine Veterinarian is a practical, informative guide filled with valuable advice to construct a focused plan for high school and college students.
In this easy-to-follow handbook, you’ll learn how to build up years of appropriate experience, create a compelling job history, and start compiling your vet-school binder. Dr. Lacher’s industry insights will also help you explore a variety of horse-related occupations to help you find the career that’s right for you.
9. The Riot and the Dance Teacher's Guide
Author: by Dr. Gordon Wilson
This Teacher’s Guide is the perfect study companion for The Riot and the Dance, including detailed reading objectives, quizzes for every chapter, unit exams, and a complete answer key. Review and examination are two of the most important elements for proper learning, and with this Teacher’s Guide, understanding and retaining key concepts is straighforward.
Students can take the quizzes and exams directly from this book as the pages are perforated for easy removal. The Riot and the Dance is biology like you’ve never seen it before. With over 130 original illustrations and several hundred figures total, the student book is first and foremost an approachable and readable explanation of the complicated basics of biology.
Rather than teaching a pile of disconnected facts about biology, Gordon Wilson gives the reader a foundational knowledge of living things alongside his primary goal, which is to stir up a long-lasting wonder and curiosity about life and a greater desire to praise the Creator.
10. The Origin of Species
Author: by Charles Darwin
March 24, 2020
The Origin of Species is the magnum opus of natural scientist Charles Darwin. In the book Darwin presents the theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through the process of natural selection. The book goes on to present a body of evidence for the hypothesis that the diversity of life in this way arose by common descent through a branching pattern of evolution.
Darwin had gathered much of his evidence for the book on the Beagle expedition in the 1830s to among other places the Galpagos Islands.
11. The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary Of Physics (Illustrated Dictionaries)
Author: by Corinne Stockley
This is the ideal reference companion for students of physics and an essential study guide for examination candidates. Clear definitions of all the key terms and concepts. Brightly illustrated with useful diagrams. Comprehensive cross-referencing to link related areas. Detailed index to guarantee easy reference.
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12. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humane Heroes, Volume II
Author: by Format: Kindle Edition
Laugh and learn as you read inspirational and educational stories about remarkable animals and the people who take care of them. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humane Heroes, Volume II is full of real-life stories that are appropriate for 7th graders and up to read on their own.
While teaching the value of humane conservation, children are introduced to some amazing animals two orphaned bear cubs; a lost and blind sea lion; elephants who help doctors fight cancer, among others. Not only will children learn how these animals share and enrich our planet, they will also learn of the critically important work being done by humane heroes around the world that helps them survive.
13. Chernobyl's Wild Kingdom: Life in the Dead Zone
Author: by Rebecca L. Johnson
Twenty-First Century Books
After the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear explosion in Ukraine, scientists believed radiation had created a vast and barren wasteland in which life could never resurface. But the Dead Zone, as the contaminated area is known, doesn’t look dead at all. In fact, wildlife seems to be thriving there.
The Zone is home to beetles, swallows, catfish, mice, voles, otters, beavers, wild boar, foxes, lynx, deer, mooseeven brown bears and wolves. Yet the animals in the Zone are not quite what you’d expect. Every single one of them is radioactive.
In Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom, you’ll meet the international scientists investigating the Zone’s wildlife and trying to answer difficult questions: Have some animals adapted to living with radiation? Or is the radioactive environment harming them in ways we can’t see or that will only show up in future generations?
Learn more about the fascinating ongoing researchand the debates that surround the findingsin one of the most dangerous places on Earth.
14. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humane Heroes Volume III
Author: by Format: Kindle Edition
Laugh and learn as you read inspirational and educational stories about remarkable animals and the people who take care of them. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Humane Heroes, Volume III is full of real-life stories that are appropriate for high school readers and above.
While teaching the value of humane conservation, children are introduced to some amazing animals an abandoned baby dolphin who cheats death; African elephants who were saved from slaughter; a lizard who was fitted with a prosthetic foot, among others. Not only will children learn how these animals share and enrich our planet, they will also learn of the critically important work being done by humane heroes around the world that helps them survive.
15. Smithsonian Dinosaurs and Other Amazing Creatures from Deep Time
Author: by National Museum of Natural History
Young readers’ guide to the remarkable dinosaurs and other fascinating creatures that roamed Earth millions of years agoSmithsonian Dinosaurs and Other Amazing Creatures from Deep Time presents some of Earth’s strangest and most unusual creatures from as early as 3. 8 billion years ago.
Beginning with the first evidence of life, it moves through periods of biodiversity and mass extinction and into a look at the first dinosaurs, mammals, pterosaurs, and other fauna and flora from the Archean to the Quarternary eras. It offers a rare look at some of the world’s most fascinating creatures from sauropods, the largest creatures to ever walk the land, to the top carnivorous predator Tyrannosaurus rex, as well as the mastodons, saber-toothed cats, dire wolves, walrus-whales, and other beasts that seem outlandish to us now.
Profiling these and many other fascinating creatures throughout prehistory and publishing to celebrate the opening of the National Museum of Natural History’s new Deep Time Hall, the book is sure to delight young dinosaur enthusiasts.
16. Giraffe Extinction: Using Science and Technology to Save the Gentle Giants
Author: by Tanya Anderson
Quietly, without most people noticing, the population of giraffes in the wild has decreased by nearly 40 percent since 1985. Giraffes have disappeared entirely from seven countries where they used to live. Researchers believe fewer than 98,000 exist in the wildfewer even than endangered African elephants.
In 2016, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature added giraffes to the organization’s Red List of Threatened Species. What is causing their disappearance? Overpopulation of humans in giraffe habitats and illegal poaching. Learn about giraffes’ physical characteristics, habitats, and life cycles; examine the dangers they face from humans and climate change; and meet the scientists working to save these gentle giants using technology and conservation efforts.