Ecology

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Five to Nine
Cinderella Smith: The Super Secret Mystery Cover Image
By Stephanie Barden, Diane Goode (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062004437
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Published: HarperCollins - April 23rd, 2013

All the third graders are involved in research projects about endangered animals, but some of the students face obstacles. 

 

 


Glasswings: A Butterfly's Story Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780803737426
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Published: Dial Books - April 18th, 2013

A butterfly lands in the city and, with her new friends, helps build a city garden and thrives there.

 

 


Volcano Rising Cover Image
By Elizabeth Rusch, Susan Swan (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781580894081
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - August 1st, 2013

Vivid mixed-media illustrations highlight how eight volcanoes grow and shape their landscapes. 

 


What's in the Garden? Cover Image
By Marianne Berkes, Cris Arbo (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781584691891
Availability: Backordered
Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - March 1st, 2013

Can you guess what each thing growing in the garden is?  Turn each page to see if you are right and find a delicious, easy recipe.

 


Eight Dolphins of Katrina: A True Tale of Survival Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547719238
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - August 6th, 2013

When Hurricane Katrina destroys the Marine Life Oceanarium, eight dolphins find themselves in the Gulf of Mexico.  Can they be found?

 


It's Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden Cover Image
By George Ancona, George Ancona (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763653927
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - January 8th, 2013

Photographs chronicle a school's communal garden through the seasons, demonstrating the work and joy of growing food.

 


No Monkeys, No Chocolate Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781580892872
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - August 1st, 2013

Where does chocolate come from? This description takes you along the many steps from candy bar back to cocoa beans - with commentary by two humorous bookworms. 

 


Snow School Cover Image
By Sandra Markle, Alan Marks (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781580894104
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - February 1st, 2013

A snow leopard teaches her cubs to survive in the harsh Pakistan Hindu Kush mountain range.

 


The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever Cover Image
By H. Joseph Hopkins, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442414020
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 17th, 2013

Kate Sessions didn't let being a girl stop her from exploring and learning.  As an adult, she grew trees provide delectable details, such as which seeds would yield plants that could thrive in San Diego's arid climate.

 


Wildlife Cover Image
By Paul Thurlby, Paul Thurlby (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763665630
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Published: Templar Books - March 26th, 2013

Colorful digital posters with captions provide unusual facts about tigers, polar bears, flamingos and more.

 


Yes, Let's Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781933718873
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Published: Tanglewood - April 9th, 2013

A family trip to the woods, including a hike, a picnic, and swimming, packs a lot of fun into one day.

 


The Deer Watch Cover Image
By Pat Lowery Collins, David Slonim (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763648909
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 23rd, 2013

A father and son look for deer in the dunes, marshes and woods on a summer vacation.  Can they be quiet enough?

 


Forest Has a Song Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618843497
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Published: Clarion Books - March 26th, 2013

Children explore the forest through beautiful poems that whisper its truths. 

 


Once Upon a Northern Night Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781554981380
Availability: Backordered
Published: Groundwood Books - July 30th, 2013

Wintry mixed-media illustrations help convey all the wonders of nature found outside a young boy's window on a cold frosty night.