Entries Tagged as 'Wildlife Books for Kids'

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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Peregrine’s Sky

April 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Peregrine’s Sky traces the early life of a young peregrine falcon and her family. From Peregrine’s parents’ mating rituals to her early moments out of her shell (and her loud brothers) to the nerve wracking moments of her uncertain first flight, this story is richly informative about this once-endangered species (peregrines […]

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All About Turkeys

November 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT We picked up All About Turkeys at the library and have been enjoying it a great deal during the last few weeks. Author and illustrator Jim Arnosky provides detailed facts and images about the bird that is always late November’s talk of the town: the turkey. Our young fact collector loved […]

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Olivia’s Birds: Saving the Gulf

May 9th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Wow! What a kid! Olivia Bouler is an artist, ornithologist, fundraiser, and now published author at just eleven years of age. Wish I was as cool and effective in my tween years. Catching nationwide attention for her Save the Gulf Campaign (read:  hang time with Kathie Lee Gifford, Kevin Jonas, […]

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