Book Category: Plants

  • Nature’s Paintbrush: The Patterns and Colors Around You
    Non-Fiction

    Stockdale, S. 1999. Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing.

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

  • No More Vegetables
    Fiction

    Rubel, N. 2002. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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

  • My Garden
    Fiction

    Henkes, K. 2010. HarperCollins Publishers.

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

  • Jody’s Beans
    Fiction

    Doyle, M. and J. Allibone. 2002. Candlewick Press.

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

  • The Victory Garden Kid’s Book
    Non-Fiction

    Waters, M, et al. 1994. Globe Pequot Press.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: vegetable gardens
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • Dinner from Dirt: Ten Meals Kids Can Grow and Cook
    Non-Fiction

    Scott, E., and C. Duffy. 1998. Gibbs-Smith.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: vegetable gardens
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • It’s Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden
    Non-Fiction

    Ancona, G. 2013. Candlewick Press.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: school garden
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • A Seed Is Sleepy
    Fiction

    Aston, D. 2007. Chronicle Books LLC.

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

  • Pick, Pull, Snap!: Where Once a Flower Bloomed
    Non-Fiction

    Schaefer, L.M. 2003. HarperCollins Children’s Books.

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

  • A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds
    Non-Fiction

    Richards, J., and A. Hariton. 2006. Lerner Publishing Group.

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

  • The Vegetables We Eat
    Non-Fiction

    Gibbons, G. 2007. Holiday House, Inc.

    Category(ies): Plants – Keywords: vegetable gardens
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • From Seed to Plant
    Non-Fiction

    Gibbons, G. 1991. Holiday House.

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

  • From Seed to Plant
    Non-Fiction

    Fowler, A. 2001. Scholastic Library Publishing.

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

  • Growing Vegetable Soup
    Non-Fiction

    Ehlert, L. 1990. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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

  • Sunflower Houses: Inspiration From the Garden – A Book for Children and Their Grown-ups
    Non-Fiction

    Lovejoy, S. 2001. Workman Publishing Company, Inc.

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

  • Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children.
    Non-Fiction

    Lovejoy, S. 1999. Workman Publishing Company.

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

  • Pickin’ Peas
    Fiction

    MacDonald, M.R. and P. Cummings. 1998. HarperCollins Publishers.

    Category(ies): Mammals, Plants – Keywords: gardens
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • Cucumber Soup
    Fiction

    Krudwig, V. L., and C. M. Brown. 1998. Fulcrum Publishing.

    Category(ies): Insects & Inverts, Plants – Keywords: vegetable 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

  • Tall and Tasty: Fruit Trees
    Non-Fiction

    Hughes, M.S. 2000. Lerner Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Plants – Keywords: fruit trees
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds: A Book About How Living Things Grow
    Fiction

    Cole, J. 1995. Scholastic, Inc.

    Category(ies): Earth Day, Plants – Keywords: seeds
    Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

  • Out fo Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion
    Non-Fiction

    Burdick, A. 2006. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

    Category(ies): Non-Native Species, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Mapmaking with Children: Sense of Place Education for the Elementary Years
    Non-Fiction

    Sobel, D. 1998. Heinemann.

    Category(ies): Nature Exploration, Plants – Keywords: children & nature, sense of place
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • 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

  • A Prairie Garden : Seventy Native Plants You Can Grow in Town or Country
    Non-Fiction

    Smith, J. R., and Smith, B. S. 1980. New York: University of Wisconsin P.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: natural resource reference, prairie gardens
    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

  • Wildflowers and Other Plants of Iowa Wetlands
    Non-Fiction

    Runkel, S. and D. Roosa. 1999. Ames: Iowa State University Press.

    Category(ies): Camping, Nature Exploration, Plants, Wetlands – Keywords: Iowa wetland plants, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators