J PIC Teckentrup
This book is illustrated with gorgeous collages and a peek-through window. The lyrical rhyming text will captivate young readers as it tells the story of bees and the important work they have to do.
This simple poetic text tells how trees change through the seasons and the important role they play in the environment. Fun colorful pictures illustrate the beauty of trees and foster an appreciation of them. Watch this video to see how the author created some of the collage illustrations out of actual twigs and leaves.
The Fox and the Wild-
JPIC MCFARLAND- NEW
Fred the Fox grew up in a city environment but found it to be a scary place. When he saw birds migrating, he wondered where they were flying to. One of the birds tells him about the wild, and he decides to go find it. What will he find there? You’ll have to read to find out! You can watch a quick book trailer by clicking here.
Why Do Plants Grow in Spring?
J 571.8 ORME
Through simple text and bright color photographs, kids can learn the answer to many questions about plants, such as “Why are flowers important?” and “What happens to plants in the spring?” This nonfiction book includes multiple choice questions and answers and a glossary of important words at the back.
The Secret Life of Trees
J 582.16 CHEVALLIER
This book is great for readers who are just starting to read on their own. Incredibly detailed color photographs and text tell the story of trees including parts, types, fun facts, and how they interact with people and animals.
Springtime in Bugland!
JREAD CARTER - Green Level (Easy)
The bugs in Bugland all love springtime and are coming out to celebrate! But where is Bitsy Bee? Enjoy the simple text of this easy reader and the cartoony illustrations.
JREAD HALL- Blue Level (Intermediate)
In this leveled reader, Slider the Beastie found a chipmunk that he wants to keep as a pet. All of the other creatures are telling him why a chipmunk is not a good pet to have. Will Slider keep the chipmunk or will he let it go in the wild? At the end of the reader is a word list and some discussion questions for adults to review with their children.
Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail
JREAD PARISH- Red Level (Most Difficult)
In this difficult leveled reader, Amelia Bedelia is taking a nature walk with her class. There are lots of puns and fun in this reader about exploring the natural world. Click here for some fun Amelia Bedelia online games and printables, as well as information about and photos of the author.
Click on the pictures for directions for some fun Earth-y Crafts!