Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Children Five to Nine
What happens to abandoned chickens? The lucky ones end up in places like Chicken Run Rescue and often in loving homes where they make good pets. Engaging photographs (6-12).
Joni and her neighbor Nate find ways to celebrate her big tree’s birthday, reminding everyone of the promise to the earth. Joyful, “green” illustrations (5-10).
A homeless cat finds a new place to live on a special farm. Information about growing vegetables and other resources. Realistic watercolor illustrations (5-7).
Unusual cut-paper illustrations enhance this rhyming tale of life on the prairie. Notes on the flora and fauna augment the poems and the art (5-9).
A family plants a garden, and as it grows they learn about relationships — plant, animal, insect, and human. Watercolor illustrations (5-8).
Learn how warmer weather alters ecosystems and forces animals to adapt — or become extinct. Charcoal, pastel and collage illustrations. Glossary and resources included (6-8).