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”
Ant, Ant, Ant: An Insect Chant
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.
Trout, Trout, Trout: A Fish Chant
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.
Noodle Man: The Pasta Superhero
Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! — Old Edition
This book is being released with expanded, updated text and new illustrations in 2009.
Dig, Wait, Listen: A Desert Toad’s Tale
Explore life cycles, amphibians, desert creatures, rain, and the skill of listening by experiencing the suspense and lyrical language of this award-winning nonfiction book about a spadefoot toad in the Sonoran Desert.
Standards can be found here.
If You Should Hear a Honey Guide
Follow the honey guide as she leads you through the African landscape to a sweet rewared. Symbiosis, Africa, birds, zebras, bees, and honey all show up in this award-winning nonfiction picture book about the honey guide, a unique bird that has an extraordinary relationship with people.
Also available in a French edition: L’oiseau a Miel, Archimede publishing, Paris.