Hush Little Puppy is a fictional bedtime picture book illustrated by Susan Winter. Continue reading “Hush Little Puppy”
Bird, Bird, Bird is follow-up to the wildly popular Trout, Trout, Trout: A Fish Chant celebrates American birds and bird diversity in general through a wild chant of their common names. Continue reading “Bird, Bird, Bird: A Chirping Chant”
This nonfiction book weaves together stars, sunsets, comets, meteors, dust, dinosaurs, daily activities and even, in a small way, Martin Luther King. Read this book and think big about very small things. Learn how bits of all of us and all that we do help create the colors of the sunset. Continue reading “Stars Beneath Your Bed: The Surprising Story of Dust”
A native bee, the bumblebee. takes a starring role in this nonfiction picture book about the bumblebee’s life cycle and natural history. Learn how a queen bumblebee digs out of the ground and starts her year all alone yet builds a colony by summer’s end. Continue reading “The Bumblebee Queen”
This follow-up to the wildly popular TROUT, TROUT, TROUT: THE FISH CHANT celebrates American insects and insect diversity in general through a wild chant of their common names. Backmatter includes fun facts about each kind of insect featured. Trip Park’s illustrations are zanier than ever as he tackles the insect world.
For English/Language Arts and Science standards met by this book, check the standards page.
A photo-illustrated, older elementary/middle science book, published by Houghton Mifflin as part of their “Scientists in the Field” series. Available in paperback as well.
A wildly popular gift for fishermen young and old, this fish chant is a celebration of North American freshwater fish. Rhyme, rhythm, repetition, voice, and wacky illustrations bring this book to life. The backmatter is full of facts about each fish. If you’re studying rivers, streams, lakes, fish, or just how to have fun with words, this book is a great resource, not to mention plain ol’ fun.For standards, see standards page.
This brief paperback book is for young readers, reading on their own. It is level 3, ages 7 and 8. It is often featured as part of Scholastic Book Club offerings.