Book Category: Wildlife

  • Wild and Tame Animals
    Non-FictionDahlov Ipcar Introduces young readers to the concept of wild and tame. Ages 3-7 ISBN-10: 1909263648 Category(ies): Wildlife – Keywords: wild and tame
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
    FictionKate Messner Explore the lives of many animals in a vegetable garden, above and below the soil. Ages 7-8 ISBN-10: 1452161365 Category(ies): Soil, Wildlife – Keywords: vegetable gardens
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Hike
    FictionAlison Farrell Three girls venture out for a day of hiking. Labeled illustrations help young readers discover plants and wildlife. Ages 3-5 ISBN-10: 145217461X Category(ies): Plants, Wildlife – Keywords: hiking
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Busy Tree
    FictionJennifer Ward A rhyming text describes the activities that go on in a tree, including the wildlife the tree supports. Ages 3-7 ISBN-10: 0761455509 Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Over and Under the Snow
    Fiction Kate Messner A child and caregiver explore what lives on and under the snow in a forest. Ages 5-8 ISBN-10: 0545514422 Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Wildlife – Keywords: snow, winter
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Lots of Spots
    Non-FictionLois Ehlert A book of illustrated poems about animal camouflage and coloration. Ages 2-4 ISBN-10: 1442489278 Category(ies): Nature, Wildlife – Keywords: camouflage, coloration
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Kate and Pippin: An Unlikely Love Story
    Non-FictionMartin Springett The true story of an unusual relationship between a dog and a deer. Ages 4-8 ISBN-10: 0805094879 Category(ies): Nature, Wildlife – Keywords: deer, dog
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Dotty
    FictionPaola Opal When Dotty wants to cross the stream like her mother, she looks at how other animals get across. Ages 2-4 ISBN-10: 1897476543 Category(ies): River/Riparian, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Daylight, Starlight Wildlife
    Non-FictionWendell Minor Compare and contrast day and night in nature, including the behaviors of diurnal and nocturnal wildlife species. Ages 3-5 ISBN-10: 0545946049 Category(ies): Wildlife – Keywords: diurnal, nocturnal
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Cat in the Hat, Knows a Lot About That! I Love the Nightlife!
    FictionTish Rabe Sally, Nick, and the Cat in the Hat rely on the help of nocturnal animals who use their keen vision, hearing, and sense of smell to locate the Cat’s lost hat. Ages 3-7 ISBN-10: 0375863547 Category(ies): Senses, Wildlife – Keywords: nocturnal
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Budding Biologist, Am I an Insect?
    Non-FictionKristine Duehl Through guided questions, young learners distinguish insects from other animals. Ages 4-8 ISBN-10: 0985548100 Category(ies): Insects & Inverts, Wildlife – Keywords: guided questions
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Bird, Butterfly, Eel
    FictionJames Prosek Explore the lives of three species that live at the same coastal farm in the summer, but travel far away from one another during the rest of the year. Ages 6-8 ISBN-10: 0545227391 Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Seasons, Wildlife – Keywords: coastal
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Around One Log, Chipmunks, Spiders and Creepy Insiders
    FictionAnthony D. Fredericks A fallen oak tree becomes a home for many animals. Ages 4-8 ISBN-10: 1584691389 Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • 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

  • 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:

  • Iowa’s Natural Heritage
    Non-FictionCooper, T.C. 1982. Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Iowa Academy of Science. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords: Iowa specific
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Trends in Wildlife Populations and Harvest
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2016. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa Hunting and Trapping Regulations
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2016. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • White-tailed Deer Population Management in the North Central States
    Non-FictionHine, L. and Nehls, S. 1980. North Central Section of the Wildlife Society. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    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

  • 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

  • A Field Guide to Animal Tracks (Peterson Field Guide Series)
    Non-FictionMurie, O. J. 1975. Houghton-Mifflin Co. Category(ies): Mammals, Nature Exploration, Reptiles and Amphibians, Wildlife – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • 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

  • National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation
    Non-FictionU.S. Department of the Interior. 1992. U.S. Department of the Interior. Category(ies): Fish, Fishing, Habitats & Ecosystems, Mammals, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • An American Crusade for Wildlife
    Non-FictionTrefethen, J.B. 1975. Boone and Crocket Club. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Mammals, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Beyond Fair Chase: The Ethic and Tradition of Hunting
    Non-FictionPosewitz, J. 1994. Falcon Publishing, Incorporated. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Mammals, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: hunter ethics
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • There’s a Bat in the Attic and a Woodchuck in the Garden
    Non-FictionPatterson, R.A. 1985. Indian Creek Nature Center. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Mammals, Urban Environment, Wildlife – Keywords: Bats, gardens, woodchucks
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • North Central Hunter Education Manual
    Non-FictionOutdoor Empire Publishing. 1993.  Outdoor Empire Publishing. Category(ies): Wildlife – Keywords: hunter education
    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

  • Common Cents for Wildlife
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2001. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • A Career in the Environment? Naturally!
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2001.  Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Wildlife – Keywords: careers
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Attracting Backyard Wildlife
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2001. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Urban Environment, Wildlife – Keywords: urban wildlife
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Management of Nongame Wildlife in the Midwest: A Developing Art
    Non-FictionHale, J.P. et al. 1986. North Central Section of the Wildlife Society. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Wildlife Management on Your Own Land
    Non-FictionCadieux, C. L., 1985. Stakpole Books. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Creatures of the Night
    Fiction

    Brooks, S. 2005. Purple Sky Publishing.

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

  • Today is Monday
    Fiction

    Carle, E. 1997. Penguin Group (USA).

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

  • Eric Carle’s Animals, Animals
    Fiction

    Carle, E. 1999. Putnam Juvenile.

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

  • The Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac
    Fiction

    Casey, D. and A. Wilson. 2006. Barefoot Books.

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

  • DK Readers: Wild Baby Animals (Level 1: Beginning to Read)
    Non-Fiction

    Wallace, K. 2000. DK Publishing, Inc.

    Category(ies): Wildlife – Keywords: wild baby animals
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Best Book of Night Time Animals
    Non-Fiction

    Weber, B. 2006. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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

  • What’s Awake 1 2 3
    Non-Fiction

    Whitehouse, P. 2002. Heinemann.

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

  • What’s Awake ABC
    Non-Fiction

    Whitehouse, P. 2002. Heinemann.

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

  • Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing
    Fiction

    Barrett, J. and R. Barrett. 1988. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

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

  • Annie and the Wild Animals
    Fiction

    Brett, J. 1989. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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

  • North Country Night
    Non-Fiction

    Souci, D.S. 1990. Doubleday Publishing.

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

  • Animals in Camouflage
    Non-Fiction

    Tildes, P. L. 2000. San Val.

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

  • When It Is Night and when It Is Day
    Non-Fiction

    Tyers, J. 1996. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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

  • I Love Animals: Wild, Scary, Cute or Cuddly, We Love Them All
    Non-Fiction

    Priddy, R. and J. Rigg. 2004. St. Martin’s Press.

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

  • What is an Amphibian?
    Non-Fiction

    Schaefer, L.M. 2001. Coughlan Publishing.

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

  • Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors
    Non-Fiction

    Sidman, J., and B. Prange. 2010. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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

  • Animal Fact, Animal Fable
    Non-Fiction

    Simon, S. 1987. Random House Children’s Books.

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

  • Biggest, Strongest, Fastest
    Non-Fiction

    Jenkins, S. 1997. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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

  • How do animals hide?
    Non-Fiction

    Kalman, B. 2010. Crabtree Publishing Company.

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

  • Can I Keep Him?
    Non-Fiction

    Kellog, S. and S. Seidel. 1992. Penguin Group (USA).

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

  • Picture Book of Night-Time Animals
    Non-Fiction

    Mabie, G. 1997. Troll Communications L.L.C.

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

  • Night Animals
    Non-Fiction

    Meredith, S. 2003. Usborne Publishing Limited.

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

  • Animal Camouflage
    Non-Fiction

    Mettler, R. 2001. Moonlight Publishing Co.

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

  • What Color is Camouflage?
    Non-Fiction

    Otto, C. and M. Lloyd. 1996. HarperCollins Publishers.

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

  • It’s a Perfect Night
    Non-Fiction

    Pizer, A. 2003. Macmillan UK.

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

  • If Not for the Cat
    Non-Fiction

    Prelutsky, J. 2004. Greenwillow.

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

  • All Kinds of Animals (It’s Science)
    Non-Fiction

    Hewitt, S. 1999. Children’s Press (CT).

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

  • I Read Signs
    Non-Fiction

    Hoban, T. 1987. HarperCollins Publishers.

    Category(ies): Wildlife – Keywords: symbols & signs
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Big and Little
    Non-Fiction

    Jenkins, S. 1996. Haughton Mifflin.

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

  • Clever Camouflagers
    Non-Fiction

    Fredericks, A. D., and K. Povelite. 2000. T&N Children’s Publishing.

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

  • 3-D Close Up: Animal Camouflage
    Non-Fiction

    Gilpin, D. 2010. Advantage Publishers Group.

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

  • Claws, Coats, and Camouflage: The Ways Animals Fit Into Their Worlds
    Non-Fiction

    Goodman, S. E. and M. Doolittle. 2001. Lerner Publishing Group.

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

  • Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones (World of Nature Series)
    Non-Fiction

    Heller, R. 1999. Penguin Group (USA).

    Category(ies): Wildlife – Keywords: egg laying animals
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Hide and Seek: Nature’s Best Vanishing Acts
    Non-Fiction

    Helman, A., and G. Jecan. 2008. Walker & Company.

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

  • The Sunset Switch
    Non-Fiction

    Kudlinski, K. 2005. T&N Children’s Publishing.

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

  • Daytime and Nighttime Animals
    Non-Fiction

    Behm, B.J. 1999. Gareth Stevens Audio.

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

  • Animals by Day & Night
    Non-Fiction

    Bertolucci, C., A. Bartolozzi, and F. Milo. 2003. School Specialty Children’s Publishing.

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

  • Why Do Tigers Have Stripes? A Book about Camouflage
    Non-Fiction

    Dell, P. J. 2006. Capstone Press.

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

  • Animal Planet: The Most Extreme Predators
    Non-Fiction

    Discovery Channel. 2007. Wiley, John & Sons.

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

  • Where Are the Night Animals?
    Non-Fiction

    Fraser, M.A. 1999. HarperCollins Children’s Books.

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

  • Wild in the City
    Fiction

    Thornhill, J. 1996. Sierra Club Books for Children.

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

  • One Very Small Square: Nighttime in My Backyard
    Non-Fiction

    Silver, D.M. 1994. W. H. Freeman Company.

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

  • Baby Einstein: Neighborhood Animals
    Non-Fiction

    Singer, M., J. Aigner-Clark, and N. Zaidi. 2001. Hyperion Books for Children.

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

  • Empty Lot
    Fiction

    Fife, D. 1996. Sagebrush Education Resources.

    Category(ies): Urban Environment, Wildlife – Keywords: 0, Earth Day
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • In My Backyard
    Fiction

    Giogas, V. 2007. Sylvan Dell Publishing.

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

  • The Living Town
    Non-Fiction

    Hester, N. 2004. Watts Pub Group.

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

  • Urban Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species (North American Nature Guides)
    Non-Fiction

    Kavanagh, J. and R. Leung. 2001. Waterford Press.

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

  • Animals in Cities and Parks
    Non-Fiction

    Raintree Steck-Vaughn. 1987. Steck-Vaughn.

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

  • Each Living Thing
    Fiction

    Ryder, J. 2000. Harcourt Children’s Books.

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

  • Bugs for Dinner?: The Eating Habits of Neighborhood Creatures
    Non-Fiction

    Epstein, S. 1989. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

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

  • The City Kid’s Field Guide
    Non-Fiction

    Herberman, E. 1989. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Urban Environment, Wildlife – Keywords: city field guide
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Animal Senses: How Animals See, Hear, Taste, Smell and Feel
    Non-Fiction

    Kaner, E. 1999. Kids Can Press, Limited.

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

  • The Noisy Counting Book
    Non-Fiction

    Schade, S. and J. Butler. 1987. Random House Books for Young Readers.

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

  • Voices from the Wild: An Animal Sensagoria
    Fiction

    Bouchard, D. and R. Parker. 1996. Chronicle Books LLC.

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

  • How Animals Use Their Senses
    Non-Fiction

    Hickman, P. 2006. Kids Can Press, Limited.

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

  • Moon Glowing
    Fiction

    Partridge, E. 1992. Penguin Young Readers Group.

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

  • In November
    Fiction

    Rylant, C. 2000. Harcourt.

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

  • North Country Spring
    Fiction

    Sivertson, L. 1997. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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

  • Little Bit of Winter
    Fiction

    Stewart, P. 1999. HarperCollins Children’s Books.

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

  • A Bed for Winter
    Fiction

    Wallace, K. 2000. DK Publishing, Inc.

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

  • Bear Snores On
    Fiction

    Wilson, K. 2002. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

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

  • The Big Snow
    Fiction

    Hader, B. 2005. Simon & Schuster Children’s.

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

  • Animals in the Fall
    Non-Fiction

    Saunders-Smith, G. 1997. Capstone Press.

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

  • Snow
    Non-Fiction

    Stojic, M. 2002. Crown Books for Young Readers.

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