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Native Bees | Bird Migration | Birds and Plants | Get to Know Birds | Climate Change | Habitat
Hummingbirds | Owls | Raptors | Seabirds | Sharing Our Shores | Urban Wildlife | Wading Birds | Water

 

 

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Bees (The Buzz About Native Bees)

Books

  • What If There Were No Bees? A Book About the Grassland Ecosystem. Suzanne Slade. Mankato, MN: Picture Window Books, 2010.
  • The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America’s Bees. Joseph S. Wilson and Olivia J. Messinger Carril. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015.
  • Bees (National Geographic Kids). Laura Marsh. Washington, DC: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2016.
  • Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World. Sam Droege and Laurence Packer. Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 2015.
  • Buzz About Bees. Kari-Lynn Winters. Markham, Ontario, Canada: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2013.
  • Bees (a “What Do You Know?” Book) (e-book). Carol Miller. Seattle: Amazon Digital Services, 2013.
  • Bumblebees (Early Bird Nature Books). Sara Van Dyck. Minneapolis: Lerner Publishing, 2005.
  • Insects (National Audubon Society’s First Field Guide). Christina Wilsdon. New York: Scholastic, 1998.
  • The Bumblebee Queen. April Pulley Sayre. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge, 2005.
  • Bees, Wasps, and Ants: The Indispensable Role of Hymenoptera in Gardens. Eric Grissel. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2010.

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Bird Migration (Birds on the Move)

Books

  • Migration: Incredible Animal Journeys. Mike Unwin. New York: Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2019.
  • Migrating with the Arctic Tern. Thessaly Catt. New York: PowerKids Press, 2011.
  • The Peregrine’s Journey: A Story of Migration. Madeleine Dunphy. Berkeley, CA: Web of Life Children’s Books, 2008.
  • Where Do the Birds Go? A Migration Mystery. Rebecca Olien. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2011.
  • Migrating Animals: Geese. B.J. Best. New York: Cavendish Square Publishing, 2017.
  • Migrating Animals of the Air. Jacqueline A. Ball. Milwaukee: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2007.
  • Amazing Animal Journeys. Liam O’Donnell. New York: DK Publishing, 2008.
  • Birds (National Audubon Society First Field Guides). Scott Weindensaul. New York: Scholastic, 1998.

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Birds and Plants (Native Plants Are for the Birds!)

Books

  • Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. Douglas W. Tallamy, Rick Darke. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2009.
  • Natural Gardening for Birds: Create a Bird-Friendly Habitat in Your Backyard. Julie Zickefoose. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2016.
  • Gardening for Birds: Enhancing Your Yard to Attract and Support Birds. Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Dunedin, FL: Waterford Press, 2017.
  • Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt. Kate Messner. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2015.
  • My First Book About Backyard Nature (Dover Children’s Science Books). Patricia J. Wynne. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2016.
  • Plant (Eyewitness Books). David Burnie. New York: DK Publishing, 2011.
  • Pollinator Friendly Gardening: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies, and Other Pollinators. Rhonda Fleming Hayes. Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 2016.

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Birds (Get to Know Birds)

Books

  • Birds (National Audubon Society First Field Guides). New York: Scholastic, 1998.
  • National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America. Jonathan Alderfer. Washington, DC: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2013.
  • Bird. David Burnie. New York: DK Eyewitness Books, 2008.
  • Sibley Backyard Birding Flashcards: 100 Common Birds of Eastern and Western North America. New York: Potter Style, Flash Cards Edition, 2012.
  • The Big Book of Birds. Yval Zommer. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2019.
  • Superlative Birds. Leslie Bulion. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishing Co., 2020.
  • Extraordinary Birds. Sandy Stark-Mcginnis. New York: Bloomsbury Children’s Books, 2020.
  • The Little Book of Woodland Bird Songs. Andrea Pinnington, Caz Buckingham. Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada: Firefly Books, 2018.
  • Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Birds. Julie Beer. Washington, DC: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2016.
  • Birds: Discovering North American Species. Shirley C. Raines and Curt Hart. Oakville, ON, Canada: Flowerpot Press.
  • Bird Watching for Kids: Bite-sized Learning & Backyard Projects. Minocqua, WI: Willow Creek Press, 2015.
  • A Place for Birds. Melissa Stewart. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 2015.
  • National Wildlife Federation’s World of Birds: A Beginner’s Guide. Kim Kurki and National Wildlife Federation. New York: Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, 2014.
  • North American Bird Feeder Guide. Robert Burton, Stephen Kress. New York: DK Publishing, 2010.
  • Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? Rita Gray. Boston: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014.
  • Bird Brainiacs: Activity Journal and Log Book for Young Birders. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Lab Publishing Group, 2016.
  • What Makes a Bird a Bird? May Garelick. New York: Mondo Pub., 1995.
  • America’s Favorite Birds: 40 Beautiful Birds to Color. Miyoko Chu (author), Brenda Lyons (illustrator). Ithaca, NY: Cornell Lab of Ornithology Publishing Group, 2016.
  • The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon. Jacqueline Davis. Boston: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2004.
  • Audubon’s Birds of America Coloring Book. John James Audubon. Mineola, NY: Dover Nature Coloring Book, 1974.
  • On the Frontier with Mr. Audubon. Barbara Brenner. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 1997.
  • Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World’s Brightest Bird. Scientists in the Field Series. Boston: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2016.
  • Internet

  • Audubon’s Bird Guide App, for identifying birds wherever you are.
  • Audubon for Kids, nature activities, DIY, lessons for home.
  • How climate change is already affecting birds and forecast for the future, from Audubon.
  • Video introducing Audubon’s Climate Watch program, a community-science project tracking the effects of climate change on birds.
  • Overview of Audubon’s Climate Watch program, explaining pressures on birds.
  • Beautiful video followed by in-depth discussion reflecting on 2018 as the Year of the Bird.
  • Excellent information about individual species and birds in general from the National Wildlife Federation.
  • Critter Catalog: Birds, from the University of Michigan, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, and the Detroit Public Schools.
  • Reading activities, learning to identify birds, citizen science for kids and families, educational games, and more from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
  • “Birds and Climate Change,” from NASA.

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Climate Change (Let’s Change Climate Change)

Books

  • What Is Climate Change? Gail Herman. Penguin Workshop, 2018.
  • A Kid’s Guide to Climate Change and Global Warming. Jack L. Roberts. Independently published, 2019.
  • Our House Is on Fire. Jeanette Winter. Beach Lane Books, 2019.
  • The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge. Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. New York: Scholastic Books, 2010.
  • Global Warming (Smithsonian Science). Seymour Simon. Harper Collins, 2011.
  • Not For Me, Please! I Choose to Act Green. Maria Godsey. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018.
  • Start Now! You Can Make a Difference. Chelsea Clinton. Philomel Books, 2018.
  • The Lonely Polar Bear. Khoa Le. Happy Fox Books, 2018.
  • Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun: 22 Super-Charged Projects for Kids. Michael J. Caduto. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing, 2011.
  • Climate Change (Basher Science). Simon Basher. New York: Kingfisher, 2015.
  • Solar Energy (Fueling the Future). Chris Oxlade. New York: Heinemann, 2008.
  • Wind Energy (Fueling the Future). Elizabeth Raum. New York: Heinemann, 2008.
  • Climate Change: Discover How It Impacts Spaceship Earth (Build It Yourself). Joshua Sneideman and Erin Twamley. White River Junction, VT: Nomad Press, 2015.
  • Renewable Energy: Discover the Fuel of the Future. Joshua Sneideman and Erin Twamley. White River Junction, VT: Nomad Press, 2016.
  • Renewable Energy Sources – Wind, Solar and Hydro. Baby Professor. Newark, DE: 2017.
  • Climate Change (DK Eyewitness Books). DK Publishing and John Woodward. New York: DK Publishing, 2008.
  • Energy (DK Eyewitness Books). Dan Green. New York: DK Publishing, 2016.
  • The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution. Mary Democker and Bill McKibben. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2018.

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Habitat (At Home in a Habitat)

Books

  • Backyard Biology: Investigate Habitats Outside Your Door with 25 Projects (Build It Yourself). Donna Latham. White River Junction, VT: Nomad Press, 2013.
  • Backyard Habitats. Kelley Macaulay and Bobbie Kalman. New York: Crabtree Publishing, 2006.A Forest Habitat (Introducing Habitats). Bobbie Kalman. New York: Crabtree Publishing, 2006.
  • A Wetland Habitat (Introducing Habitats). Molly Aloian and Bobbie Kalman. New York; Crabtree Publishing, 2006.
  • A Desert Habitat (Introducing Habitats). Kelley Macaulay and Bobbie Kalman. New York: Crabtree Publishing, 2006.
  • Water Habitats (Introducing Habitats). Molly Aloian and Bobbie Kalman. New York: Crabtree Publishing, 2006.
  • The Arctic Habitat. Molly Aloian and Bobbie Kalman. New York: Crabtree Publishing, 2006.
  • A Grassland Habitat (Introducing Habitats). Kelley Macaulay and Bobbie Kalman. New York: Crabtree Publishing, 2006.
  • Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion (Scientists in the Field Series). Loree Griffin Burns. Boston: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2010.
  • Trash Talk: Moving Toward a Zero-Waste World (Orca Footprints). Michelle Mulder. Victoria, BC, Canada: Orca Book Publishers, 2015.
  • Composting: Nature’s Recyclers (Amazing Science). Robin Koontz. North Mankato, MN: Picture Window Books, 2006.

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Hummingbirds

Books

  • National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America. Jonathan Alderfer. Washington, DC: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2013.
  • Hummingbirds: A Beginner’s Guide. Laurel Aziz. Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada: Firefly Books, 2001.
  • Hummingbirds of North America: The Photographic Guide. Steve N.G. Howell. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003.
  • Tiny Bird: A Hummingbird’s Amazing Journey . Robert Burleigh. New York: Henry Holt, 2020.
  • Hummingbirds: Facts and Folklore from the Americas. Jeanette Larson and Adrienne Yorinks. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge, 2011.
  • Hummingbird (Life Cycles). David M. Schwartz and Dwight Kuhn. Cypress, CA: Creative Teaching Press, 1999.
  • About Hummingbirds: A Guide for Children. Cathryn Sill. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 2011.
  • The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds. Donald and Lillian Stokes. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1989.
  • Beginner’s Guide to Hummingbirds. Donald and Lillian Stokes. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 2002.
  • The Complete Book of Hummingbirds. Tony Tilford. San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 2009.
  • A Field Guide to Hummingbirds of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Sheri Williamson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.

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Owls (Owl Prowl)

  • Owls! (Strange and Wonderful). Laurence Pringle. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2016.
  • A Snowy Owl Story (Wildlife on the Move). Melissa Kim, Jada Fitch. Yarmouth, ME: Islandport Press, 2015.
  • Owls. Gail Gibbons. New York: Holiday House, 2006.
  • From Egg to Owl (Start to Finish). Jennifer Boothroyd. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2016.
  • Exploring the World of Owls. Tracy Read. Richmond Hill, Ontario: Firefly Books, 2011.
  • The Book of North American Owls. Helen Roney Sattler. Boston: HMH Books for Young Readers, 1998.
  • Owl Puke, the Book. Jane Hammerslough. New York: Workman, 2003.
  • Ookpik: The Travels of a Snowy Owl. Bruce Hiscock. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2008.
  • Owls (Kids Can Press Wildlife Series). Adrienne Mason. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2004.
  • There’s an Owl in the Shower. Jean Craighead George. New York: HarperCollins, 1997.

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Raptors

Books

  • National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America. Jonathan Alderfer. Washington, DC: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2013.
  • Everything Birds of Prey. Blake Hoena. Washington, DC: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2015.
  • The Raptors of North America: A Coloring Book of Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, and Owls . Anne Price. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2019.
  • Eagles & Birds of Prey. David Burnie. New York: DK Children, 2016.
  • Birds of Prey (Visual Explorers).Toby Reynolds, Paul Calver. Hauppage, NY: B.E.S. Publishing.
  • The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors. Richard Crossley. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013.
  • Osprey Adventure. Jennifer Keats Curtis. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 2010.
  • Bald Eagles (Nature’s Children). Emily J. Dolbear. New York: Scholastic, 2012.
  • The Complete Book of North American Owls. James Duncan. San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 2013.
  • The Peregrine’s Journey: A Story of Migration. Madeleine Dunphy. Berkeley, CA: Web of Life Children’s Books, 2008.
  • Owls. Gail Gibbons. New York: Holiday House, 2006.
  • Soaring with the Wind: The Bald Eagle. Gail Gibbons. New York: HarperCollins, 1998.
  • Raptor! A Kid’s Guide to Birds of Prey. Christyna M. Laubach, René Laubach, and Charles W.G. Smith. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing, 2002.
  • Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors. Jerry Liguori. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011.
  • Owls (Kids Can Press Wildlife Series). Adrienne Mason. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Kids Can Press, 2004.
  • Owls (Animal Predators). Sandra Markle. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, 2005.
  • About Raptors: A Guide for Children. Cathryn and John Sill. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 2010.
  • A Photographic Guide to North American Raptors. Brian K. Wheeler and William S. Clark. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003.

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Seabirds

Books

  • National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America. Jonathan Alderfer. Washington, DC: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2013.
  • The Arctic Tern’s Journey (Amazing Migrators). Benjamin Tunby. Minneapolis: Lightning Bolt Books, 2018.
  • Migrating with the Arctic Tern (Animal Journeys). Thessaly Catt. New York: Powerkids Press, 2011.
  • Growing Up in Alaska: A Baby Arctic Tern. Constance Taylor. Anchorage, AK: Fathom Publishing, 2018.
  • Plastic Sea: A Bird’s-Eye View . Kirsti Blom, Geir Wing Gabrielson. Apex, NC: Cornell Lab Publishing Group, 2020.
  • Seabird in the Forest: The Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet. Joan Dunning. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2011.
  • Petrels, Albatrosses, and Storm-Petrels of North America: A Photographic Guide. Steve N.G. Howell. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012.
  • Project Puffin: How We Brought Puffins Back to Egg Rock. Stephen W. Kress. Thomaston, ME: Tilbury House Publishers, 2003.
  • Those Peculiar Pelicans. Sarah Cussen. Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press, 2005.
  • Living Wild: Pelicans. Melissa Gish. Mankato, MN: Creative Paperbacks, 2017.
  • Laysan Albatross (Life Cycles of Marine Animals). Michael Molnar. Mankato, MN: Smart Apple Media, 2011.
  • Giving Back to the Earth: A Teacher’s Guide for Project Puffin and Other Seabird Studies. Pete Salmansohn and Stephen W. Kress. Thomaston, ME: Tilbury House Publishers, 1997.
  • Puffins (True Books: Animals). Ann O. Squire. Danbury, CT: Children’s Press, 2007.
  • Looking for Seabirds: Journal from an Alaskan Voyage. Sophie Webb. Boston: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2004.

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Sharing Our Shores

Books

  • On Gull Beach (On Bird Hill and Beyond). Jane Yolen. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Lab Publishing Group, 2018.
  • Shorebirds (Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists). Jonathan P. Latimer. Boston: Sandpiper (Houghton Mifflin), 1999.
  • Red Knot: A Shorebird’s Incredible Journey. Nancy Carol Willis. Middletown, DE: Birdsong Books, 2006.
  • Piping Plover Summer. Janet Riegle. Ely, MN: Raven Productions, 2008.
  • Flight of the Golden Plover: The Amazing Migration Between Hawaii and Alaska. Debbie S. Miller. Fairbanks, AK: University of Alaska Press, 2011.

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Urban Wildlife (City Life for Wildlife)

Books

  • U.S. City Bird Guides (series, including Seattle, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, Detroit, Los Angeles, Chicago). Various authors and publication dates. Vancouver, BC, Canada: Lone Pine.
  • Peterson First Guide to Urban Wildlife. Sarah B. Landry. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
  • City Critters: Wildlife in the Urban Jungle. Nicholas Read. Olympia, WA: Orca Book Publishers, 2012.
  • Kids’ Easy-to-Create Wildlife Habitats: For Small Spaces in City-Suburbs-Countryside (Quick Starts for Kids!). Emily Stetson. Nashville, TN: Williamson Books, 2004.
  • Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City. Janet Schulman. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2008.
  • Field Guide to Urban Wildlife: Common Animals of Cities & Suburbs; How They Adapt & Thrive. Julie Feinstein. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2011.
  • Backyard Dwellers (Wildlife in the City). Ellen Rodger. St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada: Crabtree Publishing Co., 2019.
  • Animals in the Outskirts (Wildlife in the City). Ellen Rodger. St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada: Crabtree Publishing Co., 2019.
  • Wild in the City. Kate Baker. Oakland, CA: Lonely Planet, 2019.
  • Hidden City: Poems of Urban Wildlife. Sarah Grace Tuttle. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2018.
  • There’s a Hummingbird in My Backyard. Gary Bogue. Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 2010.
  • There’s an Opossum in My Backyard. Gary Bogue. Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 2007.
  • The Raccoon Next Door: Getting Along with Urban Wildlife. Gary Bogue. Berkeley, CA: Heyday Books, 2003.
  • City Foxes. Susan J. Tweit. Portland, OR: Alaska Northwest Books, 1997.

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Wading Birds (The Watery World of Wading Birds)

Books

  • An Egret’s Day. Jane Yolen. Honesdale, PA: WordSong, 2010.
  • Dancing with Tex: The Remarkable Friendship to Save the Whooping Cranes. Lynn Sanders. Chicago: Difference Makers Media, 2016.
  • Saving the Whooping Crane (On My Own Science). Susan E. Goodman. Minneapolis: Millbrook Press, 2007.
  • Roseate Spoonbill: Pretty in Pink (America’s Hidden Animal Treasures). Stephen Person. New York: Bearport Publishing, 2012.
  • Herons (Wetland Animals). Margaret Hall. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2004.

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Water (Caretaking Our World’s Water)

Books

  • Make a Splash!: A Kid’s Guide to Protecting Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands. Cathryn Berger Kay, Philippe Cousteau. Golden Valley, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, 2012.
  • Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands. Cathryn Berger Kay, Philippe Cousteau. Golden Valley, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, 2010.
  • Water! Water! Water! Nancy Elizabeth Wallace. Amazon Publishing: Two Lions, 2014.
  • One Well: The Story of Water on Earth (CitizenKid). Rochelle Strauss. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2007.
  • Watershed Adventures of a Water Bottle. Jennifer Chambers. Mustang, OK: Tate Publishing, 2013.
  • The Water Cycle: Evaporation, Condensation & Erosion (Earth’s Processes). Rebecca Harman. New York: Heinemann, 2005.

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