Book Category: Plants

  • Swamps and Marshes
    Non-FictionSmith, F.C. 1969. Franklin Watts, Inc. Category(ies): Plants, Pond/Lake, Water Quailty, Wetlands – Keywords: aquatic life
    Age Group:

  • Life in Ponds
    Non-FictionGorvett, J. 1970. American Heritage Press. Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Insects & Inverts, Nature Exploration, Plants, Pond/Lake, Reptiles and Amphibians – Keywords: aquatic life
    Age Group:

  • At the Edge of the Pond
    Non-FictionDewey, J.O. 1987. Little, Brown, and Company. Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Insects & Inverts, Nature, Nature Exploration, Plants, Pond/Lake, Reptiles and Amphibians, Wildlife – Keywords: aquatic life
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Secrets of Inland Waters
    Non-FictionAmov, B. 1965. Little, Brown & Company. Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Insects & Inverts, Natural Cycles, Plants, Pond/Lake, Reptiles and Amphibians, Water Quailty – Keywords: aquatic life
    Age Group:

  • Project Bluestem: A Curriculum on Prairies and Savannas
    Non-FictionNeil Smith National Wildlife Refuge. 1995. Prairie Learning Center. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: curriculum
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • McCrephy’s Field
    FictionMyers, C. and Myers, L.B. 1991. Houghton Mifflin & Com. Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Cycles, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants, Prairie, Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords: change over time
    Age Group:

  • Living on the Edge: Endangered Species in Iowa
    Non-FictionHowell, D. and Leoschke, M. 1992. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Endangered Species, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Nature Cross-Sections
    Non-FictionOrr, R. 1995. Dorling Kindersley. Category(ies): Art & Nature, Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems, Nature, Nature Exploration, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group:

  • A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs (The Peterson Field guide Series)
    Non-FictionPetrides, G.A. 1986. Houghton Mifflin Co. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Plants – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • An Analysis of Iowa’s Forest Resources
    Non-FictionLeatherberry, E.C., Roussopoulos, S.M. and Spencer Jr. J.S. 1990. Iowa Department of Agriculture. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Plants – Keywords: Iowa specific
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Fruit and Twig Key
    Non-FictionHarlow, W.M. 1946. Dover Publications. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Plants – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • The Complete Trees of North America
    Non-FictionElias, T.S. 1980. Times Mirror Magazines, Inc. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Plants – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Understanding Forest Ecosystems
    Non-FictionRichberger, W.E. and Howard Jr., R.A.  1980. Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Woodland Ecology: Environmental Forestry for the Small Landowner
    Non-FictionMinkler, L.S. 1980.  Syracuse University Press. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants – Keywords: landowner resource
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Ecology of Missouri Forests
    Non-FictionJackson, J. 1984. Missouri Department of Conservation. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants – Keywords: landowner resource
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Wildflowers of Iowa Woodlands
    Non-FictionRunkel, S.T. and Bull, A.F. 1987. Iowa State University Press. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Plants – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees
    Non-FictionLittle, E.L. 1987. Knopf. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Landscaping for Wildlife
    Non-FictionHenderson, C.L. 1987. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Fish Iowa!: An Introductory Guide to the Fish of Iowa.
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 1997. Iowa Department of Natural Resources Category(ies): Fish, Fishing, Plants, Pond/Lake, River/Riparian – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Aquatic plants of Illonis
    Non-FictionWinterringer, G. and Lopinot, A. 1977. Illonis State Museum. Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • The Vascular Plants of Iowa: An Annotated Checklist and Natural History
    Non-FictionEilers, L.J., and Roosa, D.M. 1994. University of Iowa Press. Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Freshwater Feeders: Studying food Webs in Freshwater
    Non-FictionHook, G. 2010. Rourke Publishing LLC. Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Insects & Inverts, Natural Cycles, Plants, Pond/Lake, Reptiles and Amphibians, River/Riparian, Wetlands – Keywords: food chains
    Age Group:

  • Pond and Brook: A Guide to nature in Freshwater Environments
    Non-FictionCaduto, M.J., Meadows, D.H. 1990. University Press of New England. Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Pond/Lake, Reptiles and Amphibians, Wildlife – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Our National Symbols
    Non-Fiction

    Johnson, L.C. 1992. San Val.

    Category(ies): Plants, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Who Needs Plants?
    Non-Fiction

    Trumbauer, L. 2002. Coughlan Publishing.

    Category(ies): Plants, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Dandelion Adventures
    Non-Fiction

    Kite, L.P. 1998. Lerner Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: spring
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden
    Non-Fiction

    Levenson, G. 2002. Ten Speed Press.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: fall
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Sunflower House
    Fiction

    Bunting, E. 1999. Voyager Books.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: spring
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Tiny Seed
    Fiction

    Carle, E. 1991. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • How Groundhog’s Garden Grew
    Fiction

    Cherry, L. 2003. Scholastic Inc.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: spring
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Pumpkin Moonshine
    Fiction

    Tudor, T. 2000. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: fall
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Why Do Plants Grow in Spring?
    Non-Fiction

    Orme, H. 2003. Gareth Stevens Audio.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons, Wildlife – Keywords: spring
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Winter, Awake!
    Fiction

    Kroll, L. 2003. SteinerBooks, Incorporated.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons, Wildlife – Keywords: winter
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Gardener’s Alphabet
    Non-Fiction

    Azarian, M. 2000. Houghton Mifflin.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: spring
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants in Winter
    Non-Fiction

    Cole, J. 1973. Harpercollins.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: winter
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Reason for a Flower
    Non-Fiction

    Heller, R. 1992. Sagebrush Education Resources.

    Category(ies): Plants, Seasons – Keywords: spring
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Alfie the Christmas Tree
    Fiction

    Denver, J. 1990. National Wildlife Federation.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: trees
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Glenna’s Seeds
    Fiction

    Edwards, N. 2000. Child & Family Press.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • A Seed Grows: My First Look at a Plant’s Life Cycle
    Fiction

    Hickman, P. 1996. Kids Can Press, Ltd.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Growing Things

    Scrace, C. 2002. Franklin Watts.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Saunders-Smith, G. 1998. Capstone Press.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Fruits, Roots and Fungi: Plants We Eat
    Non-Fiction

    Sekido, I. 1992. Lerner Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: edible plants
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Time For Kids: Plants!
    Non-Fiction

    Time for Kids Magazine. 2006. HarperCollins Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Flowers, Fruits Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Wexler, J. 1988. Prentice Hall Books.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Whitehouse, P. 2002. Heinemann.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Oh Say Can You Seed?: All About Flowering Plants
    Non-Fiction

    Worth, B. 2001. Random House, Incorporated.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Carrot Seed
    Fiction

    Krauss, R. 1993. HarperCollins Publishers.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants
    Non-Fiction

    Riley, P. 2003. World Almanac Books.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Robbins, K. 2004. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • One Bean
    Non-Fiction

    Rockwell, A. 1999. Walker Books for Young Readers.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • What Kinds of Seeds Are These?
    Non-Fiction

    Roemer, H.B. 2006. T&N Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants, Flowers, Fruits and Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Royston, A. 2001. Heinemann.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants and People
    Non-Fiction

    Morgan, S. 2004. Thameside Press.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: edible plants
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants with Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Pascoe, E. 2003. Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • How and Why Seeds Travel
    Non-Fiction

    Pascoe, E. and D. Kuhn. 2002. Gareth Stevens Publishing.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants around Us
    Non-Fiction

    Dixon, M. 1998. Smart Apple Media.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • From Flower to Fruit
    Non-Fiction

    Downden, A.O. 1984. Thomas Y. Crowell Co.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Harvest of Color: Growing a Vegetable Garden
    Non-Fiction

    Eclare, M. 2002. Handprint Books.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Planting a Rainbow
    Non-Fiction

    Ehlert, L. 1992. Harcourt Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants and Flowers
    Non-Fiction

    Hewitt, S. 1999. Scholastic Library Publishing.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Jennings, T.J. 1988. Scholastic Library Publishing.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • How a Seed Grows
    Non-Fiction

    Jordan, H.J. 1992. HarperCollins Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Seeds: Pop Stick Glide
    Non-Fiction

    Lauber, P. 1991. Crown Books for Young Readers.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Seed I Planted (Wonderwise Readers)
    Non-Fiction

    Manning, M. and B. Granstrom. 2003. Franklin Watts, Ltd.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Flowers, Fruits and Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Morgan, S. 2004. Thameside Press.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plant
    Non-Fiction

    Burnie, D. 2004. DK Publishing, Inc.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Edible Alphabet
    Non-Fiction

    Christensen, B. 1994. Dial Books for Young Readers.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: gardening
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants
    Non-Fiction

    Claybourne, A. 2002. Raintree Publishers.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • All About Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Kuchalla, S. 1990. Troll Communications L.L.C.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • All about Seeds: A Hands-on Science Book.
    Non-Fiction

    Berger, M. 1994. Scholastic, Inc.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Plants and the Environment
    Non-Fiction

    Boothroyd, J. 2008. Lerner Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Peeking at Plants with a Scientist
    Non-Fiction

    Murphy, P.J. 2004. Enslow Publishers, Incorporated.

    Category(ies): Nature Exploration, Plants – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Ten Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Brown, R. 2001. Knopf Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Nature Exploration, Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Berries, Nuts and Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Burns, D. 1996. Northwood Press.

    Category(ies): Nature, Nature Exploration, Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Crinkleroot’s Visit to Crinkle Cove
    Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 1999. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Nature Exploration, Plants, Pond/Lake, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Curious Garden
    Fiction

    Brown, P. 2009. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Nature Exploration, Plants – Keywords: gardens
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Lifetimes
    Non-Fiction

    Rice, D.L., M.S. Maydak and G.J. Hovemann. 1997. Dawn Publications.

    Category(ies): Nature, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords: lifetimes
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Eve and Smithy: An Iowa Tale
    Fiction

    Edwards, M. 1994. HarperCollins Publishers.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants – Keywords: Iowa
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages
    Fiction

    Buscagalia, L. 1982. SLACK, Inc.

    Category(ies): Natural Cycles, Plants, Seasons – Keywords: leaves/death
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Farm Crops
    Non-Fiction

    Gillis, J.B. 2004. Compass Point Books

    Category(ies): Insects & Inverts, Natural Cycles, Plants – Keywords: Farming
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • On One Flower: Butterflies, Ticks and a Few More Icks
    Fiction

    Fredericks, A.D. 2006. Dawn Publications.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Insects & Inverts, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords: flower
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs and Leaping Frogs
    Non-Fiction

    Fredericks, A.D. 2005. Dawn Publications.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Insects & Inverts, Plants, Wetlands – Keywords: wetlands
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Monarch and Milkweed
    Non-Fiction

    Frost, H., and L. Gore. 2008. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Insects & Inverts, Plants – Keywords: monarchs
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Between Cattails
    Non-Fiction

    Williams, T.T. 1985. Macmillan Library Reference.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Wetlands, Wildlife – Keywords: wetlands
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Scranimals
    Non-Fiction

    Prelutsky, J. 2002. Greenwillow.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Animals and Their World
    Non-Fiction

    Morgan, S. 2002. Kingfisher.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Whole Green World
    Fiction

    Johnston, T. 2005. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Seasons – Keywords: spring
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie
    Non-Fiction

    Lerner, C. 1980. New York: William Morrow and Company.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie, Seasons – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Prairie Town
    Fiction

    Geisert, A. 1998. Walter Lorraine Books.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • In the Tall, Tall Grass
    Fiction

    Fleming, D. 1991. Henry Holt and Co.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Prairies and Grasslands
    Non-Fiction

    Rowan, J.P. 1983. Scholastic Library Publishing.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Prairie Fire
    Non-Fiction

    Reynolds, M. 1999. Orca Book Publishers.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Grasslands
    Non-Fiction

    Penny, M. 2003. Thameside Press.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Counting Wildflowers
    Non-Fiction

    McMillan, B. 1986. New York: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • A Tallgrass Prairie Alphabet
    Non-Fiction

    McGehee, C. 2004. University of Iowa Press.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Living on a Prairie
    Non-Fiction

    Mader, J. 2004. Scholastic Library Publishing.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Grasslands
    Non-Fiction

    Howard, F. 2006. ABDO Publishing Company.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Lands of Grass
    Non-Fiction

    Fowler, A. 2000. Scholastic Library Publishing.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Pond Life
    Non-Fiction

    Stone, L.M. 1983. Scholastic Library Publishing.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Pond/Lake, Wildlife – Keywords: aquatic
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Pond Life
    Non-Fiction

    Stewart, D. 2002. Scholastic Library Publishing.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Pond/Lake, Wildlife – Keywords: aquatic
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade