Book Category: Habitats & Ecosystems

  • Rabbits and Raindrops
    Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 2001. Penguin Group (USA).

    Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems, Mammals, Wildlife – Keywords: rabbits
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Just for a Day Book: Jaguar in the Rainforest
    Fiction

    Ryder, J. and M. Rothman. 1996. HarperCollins Publishers.

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

  • Trees
    Non-Fiction

    Behn, H. and J. Endicott. 1994. Henry Holt & Company, Inc.

    Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems – Keywords: trees
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Ecosystem of a Fallen Tree
    Non-Fiction

    Pascoe, E. and D. Kuhn. 2003. Rosen Publishing Group, Inc.

    Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems – Keywords: trees
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Crinkleroots Guide To Knowing Animal Habitats
    Non-Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 2000. Aladdin.

    Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems – Keywords: wetlands
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Pond Life: The Fishing Trip
    Non-Fiction

    Wells, D.K. 1990. Child’s World, Incorporated.

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

  • Pond
    Non-Fiction

    Morrison, G. 2002. Houghton Miffllin.

    Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Pond/Lake – Keywords: aquatic habitat ponds, fish
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Fabulous Fishes
    Non-Fiction

    Stockdale, S. 2008. Peachtree Publishers.

    Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Ocean/Marine, Wildlife – Keywords: fish
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Hello Fish!: Visiting the Coral Reef
    Non-Fiction

    Earle, S. and W. Henry. 2001. National Geographic Society Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Ocean/Marine, Wildlife – Keywords: coral reef
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Parrotfish and Sunken Ships: Exploring a Tropical Reef
    Non-Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 2007. HarperCollins Publishers.

    Category(ies): Fish, Habitats & Ecosystems, Ocean/Marine, Wildlife – Keywords: tropical reefs
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Come Out, Muskrats
    Non-Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 1989. HarperCollins Publishers.

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

  • Oil Spill!
    Non-Fiction

    Berger, M. 1994. HarperCollins Publishers.

    Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Habitats & Ecosystems, Ocean/Marine, Water Quailty, Wildlife – Keywords: oil spills
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • A River Ran Wild: An Environmental History
    Non-Fiction

    Cherry, L. 2002.Harcourt Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Habitats & Ecosystems, Native Culture – Keywords: environmental history
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems
    Fiction

    Sidman, J. 2005. Houghton Mifflin Company.

    Category(ies): Environmental Writers, Habitats & Ecosystems, Pond/Lake – Keywords: pond poems
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Color Me a Rhyme: Nature Poems for Young People
    Fiction

    Yolen, J. and J. Stemple. Boyds Mills Press.

    Category(ies): Environmental Writers, Habitats & Ecosystems – Keywords: poems
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Watching Desert Wildlife
    Non-Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 2002. National Geographic Society.

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

  • Water Hole Waiting
    Fiction

    Kurtz, J., C. Kurtz and L. Christiansen. 2002. HarperCollins Publishers.

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

  • Desert Song
    Non-Fiction

    Johnston, T. 2000. Gibbs Smith.

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

  • Around One Cactus: Owls, Bats and Leaping Rats
    Non-Fiction

    Fredericks, A.D. 2003. Dawn Publications.

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

  • Coyote Raid in Cactus Canyon
    Fiction

    Arnosky, J. 2005. Penguin Group (USA).

    Category(ies): Desert, Habitats & Ecosystems, River/Riparian, Wildlife – Keywords: deserts
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Owls and Their Homes
    Non-Fiction

    Gibson, D.C. 2001. Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated.

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

  • Loon at Northwood Lake
    Non-Fiction

    Ring, E., and T. Oughton. 1997. Soundprints.

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

  • Good-Night Owl!
    Fiction

    Hutchins, P. 1972. MacMillan.

    Category(ies): Birds, Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems, Wildlife – Keywords: forest
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Jack’s Garden
    Fiction

    Cole, H. 1997. HarperCollins Publishers.

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

  • Keepers of Life: Discovering Plants through Native American Stories and Earth Activities for Children
    Fiction

    Bruchac, J. 1997. Fulcrum Publishing.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Native Culture, Plants – Keywords: Native American activities, children & nature
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • Granddad’s Fishing Buddy
    Fiction

    Quigley, M. 2007. Dial.

    Category(ies): Fishing, Habitats & Ecosystems, Nature Exploration – Keywords: fishing
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • Roadside Plants and Flowers
    Non-Fiction

    Edsall, M.S. 1985. The University of Wisconsin Press.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Nature Exploration, Plants – Keywords: natural resource reference, plants
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Kids’ Easy-to-Create Wildlife Habitats: For Small Spaces in City-Suburbs-Countryside
    Non-Fiction

    Stetson, E. 2004. Williamson Books.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Urban Environment – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • An Illustrated Guide to Iowa Prairie Plants
    Non-Fiction

    Christiansen, P. and M. Muller. 1999. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Pond/Lake – Keywords: Iowa prairie plants, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie : An Illustrated Manual for Iowa and the Upper Midwest
    Non-Fiction

    Shirley, S.1994. New York: University of Iowa Press.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie, Stewardship – Keywords: natural resource reference, tallgrass prairie
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Wildflowers and the Stories Behind Their Names
    Non-Fiction

    Busch, P.S. 1977. Charles Scribner & Sons.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: prairie
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa’s Wild Places
    Non-Fiction

    Kurtz, C. 1996. Ames: Iowa State University Press.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Iowa's landscape, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa: Portrait of the Land
    Non-Fiction

    Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 2000. Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Iowa's landscape, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Experimenting with Water
    Non-Fiction

    Gardner, R. 2004. Dover Publications.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Cycles – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators