Book Category: Birds

  • Bird Count
    FictionWritten by: Susan Edwards Richmond Illustrated by: Stephanie Fizer Coleman Peachtree Publishing Company Inc., 2019 ISBN-13: 978-1561459544 This book is a fictional narrative about a girl who participates in the Audubon Bird Count each year. The story follows Ava, her mother, and their team leader, Big Al, through a full day of the Bird Count. Readers are introduced to many different bird species and the rules of the Bird Count itself. At the end of the day, everyone comes together for a community campfire, shares stories, and celebrates another successful year of counting birds. Category(ies): Birds – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • I am a Turkey
    FictionJim Arnosky A rhyming text to chant or sing along to that explores the life of a wild turkey and its flock. Ages 4-8 ISBN-10: 0439903645 Category(ies): Birds – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Gobble, Gobble
    Non-FictionCathryn Falwell Follow a girl’s discoveries as she observes a flock of wild turkeys in the course of a year. Ages 3-8 ISBN-10: 1584691495 Category(ies): Birds – Keywords: wild turkeys
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Birds
    FictionKevin Henkes A young girl’s imagination and curiosity are stimulated as she watches birds from her window. Ages 3-5 ISBN-10: 0061363047 Category(ies): Birds – Keywords: watching birds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Beautiful Birds
    Non-FictionJean Roussen & Emmanuelle Walker An alphabet book of birds with stunning design. Ages 3-5 ISBN-10: 1909263291 Category(ies): Art & Nature, Birds – Keywords: alphabet book
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Ring-necked Pheasant in Iowa
    Non-FictionFarris. A.L. 1977. Iowa Conservation Commission. Category(ies): Birds, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa Breeding Bird Atlas
    Non-FictionJackson, L., Thompson, C., and Dinsmore J. 1996. University of Iowa Press. Category(ies): Birds – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • A Home for Pearl Video and Tacher’s Guide
    Non-FictionWestervelt E. and M.O. 1990. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Category(ies): Birds, Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Were You A Wild Duck Where Would You Go?
    Non-FictionMendoza, G. 1990. Stewart Tabori & Chang Category(ies): Birds, Pond/Lake, River/Riparian, Wetlands – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Owl Moon
    Fiction

    Yolen, J. 1987. Philomel.

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

  • Daddy, Could I Have an Elephant?
    Fiction

    Wolf, J. and M. Hafner. 1996. HarperCollins Publishers.

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

  • The Turkey Ball
    Fiction

    Steinberg, D. and L. Conrad. 2005. Penguin Group (USA).

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

  • The Know-Nothings Talk Turkey (I Can Read Book 2)
    Fiction

    Spirn, M.S. and R.W. Alley. 2000. HarperCollins Children’s Books.

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

  • The Company of Crows: A Book of Poems
    Fiction

    Singer, M., and L. Saport. 2002. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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

  • The Early Bird (Step into Reading)
    Fiction

    Scarry, R. 1999. Random House Children’s Books.

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

  • Welcome Brown Bird
    Fiction

    Ray, M. 2004. Harcourt Children’s Books.

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

  • Fine Feathered Friends: All About Birds (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)
    Fiction

    Rabe, T. and A. Ruiz. 1998. Random House Children’s Books.

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

  • Tom Turkey and Erik Eagle: Or How the Eagle Became the American Symbol
    Fiction

    Davidson, S.C. 2008. Arcade Publishing.

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

  • Little Tom Turkey
    Fiction

    Bloxam, F. and J. Sollers. 2005. Down East Books.

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

  • Cinderella Penguin
    Fiction

    Perlman, J. 1995. Penguin Young Readers Group.

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

  • Whoo-oo Is It?
    Fiction

    McDonald, M. 1997. Scholastic, Inc.

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

  • Screech Owl at Midnight Hollow
    Fiction

    Lamm, C.D., and J. Snyder. 2011. Soundprints.

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

  • 10 Fat Turkeys
    Fiction

    Johnston, T. and R.F. Deas. 2004. Scholastic, Inc.

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

  • The Travels of a Snowy Owl
    Fiction

    Hiscock, B. Ookpik

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

  • Canada Goose at Cattail Lane
    Fiction

    Halfmann, J., D.J. Stegos, and A. Komisar. 2012. Palm Publishing, LLC.

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

  • So What, Saw-Whet?
    Fiction

    Frank, R. 2004. Hummingbird Mountain Press.

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

  • Little Green
    Fiction

    Baker, K. 2001. Harcourt Children’s Books.

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

  • I’m A Turkey!
    Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 2009. Scholastic, Inc.

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

  • All Night Near the Water
    Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 1999. Penguin Young Readers Group.

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

  • Bald Eagle: Free Again!
    Fiction

    Amato, C.A. 1996. Barron’s Educational Series, Incorporated.

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

  • The Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Yanuck, D.L. 2003. Capstone Press.

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

  • Birdsong
    Non-Fiction

    Wood, A. 2001. Harcourt Children’s Books.

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

  • Life Cycle of a Swallow
    Non-Fiction

    Williams, J. 1990. Scholastic Library Publishing.

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

  • Barn Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Whitehouse, P. 2002. Heinemann.

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

  • Birds (Audubon Society First Field Guide Series)
    Non-Fiction

    Weidensaul, S. and T. Taylor. 1998. Scholastic, Inc.

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

  • Bald Eagles
    Non-Fiction

    Wechsler, D. 2003. Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated.

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

  • Swans (Early Bird Nature Books)
    Non-Fiction

    Stone, L.M. 1997. Lerner Publications.

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

  • High Ridge Gobbler: A Story of the American Wild Turkey
    Non-Fiction

    Stemple, D. and T. Lewin. 2001. Boyds Mills Press.

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

  • The American Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Sorensen, L. 1994. Rourke Publishing, LLC.

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

  • Eagles, Hawks, and Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Silverstein, A. 1994. Random House Children’s Books.

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

  • About Birds: A Guide for Children
    Non-Fiction

    Sill, C.P. 1997. Peachtree Publishers.

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

  • Vulture View
    Non-Fiction

    Sayre, A.P. and S. Jenkins. 2007. Henry Holt and Co. (BYR).

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

  • Peregrine Falcons
    Non-Fiction

    Wechsler, D. 2001. PowerKids Press.

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

  • Owl Babies
    Non-Fiction

    Waddell, M. and P. Benson. 1996. Candlewick Press.

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

  • Woodland Animals: Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Townsend, E.R. 2004. Capstone Press.

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

  • Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Stone, L.M. 2004. Rourke Publishing, LLC.

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

  • A Murder of Crows (Animal Groups Series)
    Non-Fiction

    Roza, G. 2013. Gareth Stevens Publishing.

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

  • America’s Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Ryden, H. 1985. Penguin Young Readers Group.

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

  • Quiet Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Riley, J. 2004. Lerner Publishing Group.

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

  • Owls: Flat-Faced Flyers
    Non-Fiction

    Richardson, A.D. 2002. Capstone Press.

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

  • Challenger: America’s Favorite Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Raven, T.M. 2005. Sleeping Bear Press.

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

  • Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Quiri, P.R. 1998. Scholastic Library Publishing.

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

  • The Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Potts, S. 2006. Capstone Press.

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

  • Crows! Strange and Wonderful
    Non-Fiction

    Pringle, L., and M. Robert. 2010. Boyds Mills Press.

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

  • Mallard at Meadow View Pond
    Non-Fiction

    Pfeffer, W., and T. Oughton. 2001. Soundprints.

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

  • Wild Turkeys,Tame Turkey
    Non-Fiction

    Patent, D.H. and W. Munoz. 1989. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers.

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

  • Eagles of America
    Non-Fiction

    Patent, D.H. 1995. Holiday House, Inc.

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

  • Where the Bald Eagles Gather
    Non-Fiction

    Patent, D.H. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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

  • Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Morrison, G. 1998. Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books.

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

  • Woodpeckers
    Non-Fiction

    McDonald, M.A. 1996. Child’s World, Incorporated.

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

  • Return of the Osprey
    Non-Fiction

    Mason, P., and C. Bateman. 1999. Harbour Publishing Company, Limited.

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

  • Northern Spotted Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Martin, P.A. 2003. Children’s Press.

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

  • On the Wing: American Birds in Migration
    Non-Fiction

    Lerner, C. 2001. HarperCollins.

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

  • Raptors: A Kid’s Guide to Birds of Prey
    Non-Fiction

    Laubach, C & Laubach,R. 2002. Storey Kids.

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

  • It’s a Hummingbird’s Life
    Non-Fiction

    Kelly, I. 2003. Holiday House, Inc.

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

  • What Makes a Bird a Bird?
    Non-Fiction

    Garelick, M. 1995. Mondo Publishing.

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

  • Night Birds
    Non-Fiction

    Flanagan, A.K. 1996. Scholastic Library Publishing.

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

  • The Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Douglas, L. G. 2003. Scholastic Library Publishing.

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

  • As the Crow Flies
    Non-Fiction

    Keenan, S., and K. Duggan. 2012. Feiwel & Friends.

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

  • Barn Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Johnston, T. 2001. Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.

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

  • Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Holmes, K.J. 1998. Capstone Press.

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

  • Eagles for Kids
    Non-Fiction

    Gieck, C. 1991. Northword Pr.

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

  • Birds in Your Backyard
    Non-Fiction

    Herkert, B. 2001. Dawn Publications.

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

  • Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Gibbons, G. 2006. Holiday House.

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

  • Soaring with the Wind: The Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Gibbons, G. 1998. HarperCollins.

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

  • The Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Dell, P. 2004.Capstone Press.

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

  • What Is Migration?
    Non-Fiction

    Crossingham, J. 1997. Crabtree Publishing Company.

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

  • Trumpeter Swan (Giants Among Us)
    Non-Fiction

    Cooper, J. 1997. Rourke Publishing.

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

  • Beaks!
    Non-Fiction

    Collard, S.B. 2002. Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.

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

  • Flamingos, Loons and Pelicans
    Non-Fiction

    Boring, M. and L. Garrow. 2006. T&N Children’s Publishing.

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

  • Bird, Nests, and Eggs
    Non-Fiction

    Boring, M. and L. Garrow. 1998. National Book Network.

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

  • Life Cycle of an Owl
    Non-Fiction

    Bailey, J. 1990. Scholastic Library Publishing.

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

  • All About Turkeys
    Non-Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 2008. Scholastic, Inc.

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

  • All About Owls
    Non-Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 1999. Scholastic Paperbacks.

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

  • Why Do Birds Fly South in the Winter?: A Book About Migration
    Non-Fiction

    Allen, K. 2006. Capstone Press.

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

  • Iowa Facts and Symbols
    Non-Fiction

    Kule, E.A. 2003. Capstone Press.

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

  • Robin at Hickory Street
    Non-Fiction

    Rau, D.M., and J. Snyder. 1995. Soundprints.

    Category(ies): Birds, Urban Environment, Wildlife – Keywords: robins
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Backyard Birds (Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists)
    Non-Fiction

    Latimer, J. et al. 1999. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

    Category(ies): Birds, Urban Environment, Wildlife – Keywords: birds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Make Way for Ducklings
    Fiction

    McCloskey, R. 1941. Viking Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Birds, Urban Environment – Keywords: wetlands
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Fiction

    Frost, R. 2001. Dutton Juvenile.

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

  • Flute’s Journey: The Life of a Wood Thrush
    Fiction

    Cherry, L. 1997. Harcourt Children’s Books.

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

  • Home At Last – A Song of Migration
    Non-Fiction

    Sayre, A. 1998. Henry Holt & Company.

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

  • Animals in Winter.
    Non-Fiction

    SairignGe, C. 1989. Young Discovery Library.

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

  • The Ugly Duckling
    Fiction

    Anderson, H.C. 1999. HarperCollins Publishers.

    Category(ies): Birds, Wetlands – Keywords: wetlands
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Bald Eagle
    Non-Fiction

    Cohen, J. 2003. Lerner Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Birds, Wetlands – Keywords: bald eagle
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Robins: Songbirds of Spring
    Non-Fiction

    Posada, M. 2004. Lerner Publishing Group.

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

  • Gooseberry Goose
    Fiction

    Freedman, C. 2003. Tiger Tales.

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

  • An Egg is Quiet
    Fiction

    Aston, D. H., and S. Long. 2006. Chronicle Books, LLC.

    Category(ies): Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians, Wildlife – Keywords: egg laying animals
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Watching Water Birds
    Non-Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 2002. National Geographic Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Birds, Nature Exploration, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife watching
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Bird Watcher
    Non-Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 1997. Random House Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Birds, Nature Exploration, Wildlife – Keywords: watching birds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade