Entries Tagged as 'Migration'

Going Home: The Mystery of Animal Migration

August 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Vegbooks favorite, author Marianne Berkes, presents the concept of animal migration in the multi-tiered way I’ve come to enjoy in her books (Over in the Forest and Over in the Jungle). For younger readers the book is a great read-aloud and the pictures are larger than life — migratory animals are shown […]

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How Do Birds Find Their Way?

May 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY My kiddo’s kindergarten class has been focusing on nonfiction books lately, both reading and writing/illustrating books that make a detailed exploration of the science and natural history of wild animals. Of course, with my passion for wildlife, I’ve taken this opportunity to find new books for our bookshelves at home! One of the […]

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The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream

November 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT The Magic School Bus series of books and cartoons are a reliable source of good information about science for elementary aged kids. We have read a number of these books and enjoyed them, so I picked up The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream: A Book About Salmon Migration thinking that this […]

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McKenzie’s Frosty Surprise

September 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR In this story by Patricia L. Atchison and Jo-Anne Jagers, McKenzie is a Mallard duck with a mind of his own. Rather than follow the other ducks and make the annual migration when the weather starts to get colder, he insists on staying behind. Soon thereafter, McKenzie learns that it wasn’t […]

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