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Baby bear is allergic to pollen 
and just wants it to be gone! 
Then his forest friends show 
him why they need pollen and 
how it helps him too. Just how do animals sleep in the 
wild? The lyrical text and rich 
illustrations provide fascinating 
information, such as location, 
position, and duration of sleep of 
animals living in different habitats. Polly 'Possum is expecting babies, 
and she must find a home. While 
searching, she meets diurnal and 
nocturnal animals with hives, burrows, 
and dreys. Will she find her own 
special place in time? Join Braden, Finley and wildlife biologists 
tracking and tagging mamma bears during 
the winter. Come summer, can they get 
the momas to adopt orphaned cubs? Join Maddie and Max as they 
learn a valuable lesson from a 
little lost owl. This story reminds 
us that we live in a world 
surrounded by wild animals, and 
those wild animals deserve our 
caution and respect! It’s time for the citizen science 
bat count! Jojo and her family 
record the number of bats 
visiting their barn. Is it a 
maternity roost? When Cole and Helena hike to 
find animals in the forest they 
don’t spot a single creature but 
they do find signs of life. Who 
had been there, who had 
done that?
Maggie Magpie patiently explains 
how to build a nest. This clever 
retelling of an old English folktale 
teaches the importance of 
careful listening. Forest animals squeak, tweet, 
slurp, yip and chomp over the 
sweet, plump fruit of a wild 
blackberry bush. But what 
happens when a bear arrives 
to take part in the feast? A fun-filled Southwestern spin 
on a famous fable flavored with 
repetition for preschoolers and 
puns for older children, this book 
is tasty reading for all! How did one weigh an elephant 
in ancient China? Based on a true 
story, discover how six-year-old 
Cao Chong outsmarted the prime 
minister’s most learned advisors 
by using buoyancy! One day Ming smells delicious food 
coming from Fu Wang’s house. To his 
alarm, Fu Wang demands all the 
neighbors pay him for the pleasant 
smells. The neighbors refuse and the 
case goes to court. Gram and Kat put their hats 
on for the park cleanup day. 
Throughout the day the pair 
collects coins and Kat learns 
to add money, and soon there 
is enough for…ICE CREAM! A young boy discovers his dog’s 
lump, which is then diagnosed 
with those dreaded words: It’s 
cancer. The boy becomes a 
loving caretaker to his dog, who 
undergoes the same types of 
treatments and many of the 
same reactions as a human 
under similar circumstances 
(transference).
A young boy and his grandpa 
push aside their Christmas 
preparation to rescue a beautiful 
cardinal during a blizzard and 
nurse it back to health. Panting tongues and buzzing wings 
are two ways animals stay cool. 
Learn how different animals adapt 
to hot weather as they wonder how 
humans stay cool in the summer. Daisylocks needs the right habitat 
to grow. The beach is too soft, the 
rainforest too wet, and the desert 
too dry. Will she find the place that 
is just right? When Leslie and a Komodo dragon 
become pen pals, the wise-cracking 
dragon writes humorous letters that 
are chock full of interesting facts. Do 
the letters change Leslie’s mind 
about dragons? Help Detective Duck quack this case! 
Using deductive reasoning and 
subtraction skills, Detective Duck must 
figure out which of the thirteen animals 
stole a cake from the cake contest.
Felina the Florida Panther’s forest 
home is threatened by humans and 
deforestation. Will this endangered 
species survive and adapt or 
become extinct? Eli and his father count animals 
in an unusual zoo. When a 
number pattern emerges, Eli 
predicts how many animals will 
be in the next exhibit. Will he 
be right?
A retelling of a Cherokee 
pourquoi folktale to explain 
how we got fire and why 
some animals look the way 
they do. A child decides to build a fort and 
Grandpa helps. Follow the 
completion of the fort using six 
simple machines: lever, pulley, 
inclined plane, wheel and axle, 
screw, and wedge. Sophia dreams that wind whisks 
fur and feathers right off animals. 
Trying to help, she sews each of 
them a new coat. But what kind 
do they need? When Rebecca, the red-tailed hawk, 
comes meets the barn ghost, she 
discovers he is more familiar than 
expected. Find out what they have in 
common and how they are different. Modeled after The Wizard of Oz, 
this enchanting story describes a 
young giraffe who suffers from a 
fear of heights and his journey 
to overcome the doubt that holds 
him back. Chicken Little may have thought 
the sky was falling but Peter Pika 
is sure the glaciers are melting 
and is off to talk to the Mountain 
Monarch about it. There is a commotion on the lake: 
he hops, he squawks, and worst 
of all, he can’t stand still! Will the 
young heron learn to stand still like 
his elders?
Sing along while learning about 
food chains. Which animal comes 
out on top, and which is a snack? 
Find out about the circle of life 
and the part each creature plays.  Baby Bat and Pluribus Packrat 
explore their cave and meet 
animals without eyes or colors. 
Baby Bat learns how important 
bats are to the cave habitat. Influenced by Native American 
folktales, this story teaches the 
phases of the moon while 
emphasizing how to deal with 
bullies. Join Delfina the dolphin as she 
imagines that she becomes 
other sea animals: a fish, a sea 
turtle, a pelican, an octopus, a 
shark, and even a manatee! This whimsical story lets children 
imagine what life would be like if 
they were a pet parrot, climbing 
around the house, chewing 
wooden spoons, and more! An adaptation of “This is the House 
that Jack Built, This heart-warming story shares an 
Australian creature’s journey to find 
his place in the world and how he 
sometimes falls flat on the way there.
Little Gray loved his lagoon and 
didn’t want to migrate north to a 
food-filled sea. What happens 
along the way and how does 
Little Gray save his mother’s life? The seasons turn cold, and little 
red bat doesn’t know what to do. 
Should she stay or should she 
go? Find out in this tale of a 
young red bat’s first winter. When Little Skink loses her 
bright blue tail, she daydreams 
of other tails. Then she gets a 
big surprise. . .and her tail-
dreaming days are over! Colo cougar uses his long tail 
to balance but Ruff bobcat has 
a short tail. The two explore 
tails worn by other animals. When a boy and his mother take 
their dog Miles on a peaceful 
canoe ride, they find themselves 
frantically racing to save a mother 
loon and her family! With her magnets, Dena is a master 
magician. But when Enrique challenges 
her with a century-old treasure map, 
Dena’s magnetic compass leads her 
astray. What caused the shift and what 
does Dena learn from it? Soar into the Solar System to witness the first 
Favorite Planet Competition, emceed by none 
other than the former-ninth planet, now known 
as dwarf planet Pluto. The readers become the 
judges after the sun can’t pick a favorite and the 
meteors leave for a shower.
As the zoo closes for the night the 
dribbling begins and soon the 
basketball game is in full swing. 
Count along as the team builds 
from one to a full court of ten! Leena, her mom, and dog Bobie hop 
in the boat for a night of citizen science 
counting horseshoe crabs on the beach. 
Learn valuable facts as they survey these 
ancient animals. Young Moose is lucky to find a friend 
and guide in the wisecracking Magpie. 
Laugh along with these two pals, and 
maybe—just maybe—Moose will make 
a joke of his own! Dangerous animals from all over the 
world gather to compete for The Most 
Dangerous of All trophy. With 
contestants ranging from great white 
sharks to cape buffaloes, you will never 
guess who wins. Nursery rhymes go nautical, 
from sea to shining sea, in 
this fanciful book of familiar 
children’s verse with a twist. 
Ideal for read-aloud, this book 
will bring laughter and joy…
and just maybe the smell of salt 
water in the air! In this delightful, rhythmic sequel 
to One Odd Day, the young boy 
awakens to find that it is another 
strange day—now everything is 
even, and his mother has two 
heads! After chugging down his glass of 
milk that’s two-thirds gooey paste, 
a young boy and his friend are off 
to camp for a day of fraction fun 
and an out-of-this world soccer 
game.
Join a young boy and his dog 
as they explore Newton’s Laws 
of Motion on an educational 
outdoor adventure! Octavia just cannot get her colors 
right when she tries to shoot her 
purple ink cloud to protect herself! 
What will happen when a hungry 
shark shows up? What child hasn’t wondered what 
it would be like to be an animal? 
After a trip to an aquarium, Oliver 
decides he wants to be a sea otter. 
But being an otter isn’t easy for a 
human. What’s an otter, we mean 
a boy to do? In this humorous, rhythmic, 
read-aloud story, a young boy 
awakens to find that everything 
around him is odd…and learns 
some valuable math lessons 
along the way. Toe-tapping rhymes take readers 
on an adventure that leaps from 
lily pads to icebergs to the tips of 
trees, all following the beat of 
paws, claws, hands, and feet. Penelope Parker lives with penguins 
from all around the world! Do the 
antics prove too much for her to 
handle? Learn to count ten different 
penguin species while learning 
geography. Mom said, yes to pick out a pet! 
Invertebrates are out. Vertebrates 
are in, but reptiles, birds and fish 
are soon off the list. A tiger or 
elephant won't do; which mammal 
should the child choose?
This touching story of a father and 
child’s nighttime excursion to watch 
a meteor shower is told through the 
eyes of a child in awe of the night 
world. A young girl’s illustrated, photographic 
journal follows salamanders through 
complete metamorphosis from the cold, 
rainy spring Salamander Night egg 
laying to adult stage in late summer. Jeffrey wants Saturn for his birthday, 
and he wants the moons, too—all 47 
of them. His dad better hurry with 
the order, though, because shipping 
might take a while. Kate wants to save her flowers 
from the winter cold, and Mom 
teaches her to transplant them 
into pots. When Dad’s allergies 
mean the flowers can’t stay, 
Kate has to find them new homes 
for the winter. Go on a geometry naming 
adventure as all the Shape 
family relatives weigh in on 
the new baby’s name. Who 
will have the right angle? When Shark Baby’s egg case 
tears loose in a storm, he 
travels ocean habitats to learn 
what kind of shark he is.
Freezing temperatures, scorching heat, 
and a storm bigger than planet Earth 
are just some of the wild weather you 
will encounter on your trip through 
our solar system!
It’s time for Packy the Packrat 
to sort through his ever-growing 
collection of trinkets and put 
them away. Told in rhyme, the 
text leads the reader to participate 
in the sorting process. Why do trees lose their leaves? 
Find out with Papa Sparrow in 
this pourquoi folktale. Two friends search for butterflies ... 
who will catch and release the most 
butterflies on their addition 
adventure? Rose learns how to 
attract butterflies to her. As she 
finds more and more, Ed finds less 
and less. Beatrix the beaver longs to be good 
at something. Her brother Bevan is 
an expert at repairing the lodge with 
mud and twigs. Her sister Beverly is 
a superb swimmer and underwater 
gymnast. What makes Beatrix stand 
out? A town plagued by tornadoes 
needs help! Travis the tornado 
tamer comes into town with a 
plan. With tornado season on 
the horizon, will his invisible 
cover save their homes? Henry Hare challenges Tess 
Tortoise to a one mile race. 
Who will go the distance - 
5280 feet?   From the roots that anchor the tree 
to the sun that shines on its leaves, 
discover the intricate and fascinating 
ecosystem of a tree through the 
eyes of bear on his journey for a 
tasty treat.
Nani finds out what it means to be 
a true princess, when Princess 
Luka visits Hilo to save the town 
from the flowing lava of Mauna Loa. Tudley, a painted turtle, adopts 
other animals’ behaviors—simply 
because he doesn’t know he 
can’t! All the while, he uses his 
special behaviors to help other 
animals and learn a little about 
himself. Tuktuk found a furry kamik to line 
his winter burrow. When other, 
bigger animals see him and want 
his kamik, this little trickster has to 
convince them that no one needs 
one furry kamik – except a collard 
lemming. A companion book to Mary Alice 
Monroe’s <em>Swimming Lessons</em>, 
this photo journal explains the nesting 
cycle of sea turtles and natural life 
along the southeastern coast. When a diamondback terrapin 
lays eggs in a girl’s sandbox, 
she becomes a “turtle-sitter. 
She learns about these animals 
and makes an important 
contribution to their survival. The legend of the hoodoos is far 
from Vivian’s mind as she and 
Grandma pick pine nuts. But when 
Vivian disrespects the trees, 
Grandma reminds her of the 
legend and their history. Little Woolly is swept downstream 
when glacial ice breaks. Now alone, 
the mammoth calf struggles to 
survive. She must find her way back 
to her herd. Will she get back?
Discover animals’ various winter 
adaptation strategies and how 
they compare/contrast to humans. When tiny turtle breaks free of his 
shell, he’s ready to set out for his 
new home. But when a wrong turn 
takes him off tack, how will he find 
where that home is? How can King Lion judge 
the fastest animal? The 
fastest sprinter on land 
may not out run a long-
distance runner. What 
about swimmers or flyers? Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired 
from the first half of a winter migration, 
so he decides to stay up north. He 
soon realizes he’s not cut out for life on 
ice. What will he do? This delightful adaptation of the 
children’s classic, ‘Twas the 
Night Before Christmas, takes 
readers to the zoo, as preparations 
are under way for Zoo Day. But 
things aren’t going according to 
plan . . .
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