Curious Kids Nature Guide

Explore the Amazing Outdoors of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Fiona Cohen

Publisher: Sasquatch Books


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 831

Filled with fun facts and 100 full-color, beautiful, and scientifically accurate illustrations, this nature guide will inspire kids to go outdoors and discover the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Did you know that baby raccoons are smaller than a bar of soap? Or that salmon smell using little pits in the front of their eyes? Curious Kids Nature Guide is filled with full-color illustrations and fun facts about the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, encouraging kids to discover and explore nature in their own backyards and beyond. Organized by habitat--forest, beach, fresh water, and backyards and urban parks--this book will teach kids about some of the most intriguing flora, fauna, and natural phenomena of the region while also sharing ecological lessons.

My Life in a Chinook Village

Author: Max Caswell

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 626

So much of life today is different from life in an 1800s Chinook village. Located in the present-day states of Washington and Oregon, the Chinook are one of North America's native cultures. This book introduces young readers to the lifestyle of the Chinook through a fictional journal chronicling the daily life of an 8-year-old fisherman's son. Fact boxes throughout the text present the historical context for the journal's stories, and an engaging table sums up just how different their life was from young readers' lives today.

Don't Squash that Bug!

The Curious Kid's Guide to Insects

Author: Natalie Rompella

Publisher: Lobster Press


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 369

Describes the characteristics and behavior of different insects, and includes a section on why specific insects are helpful to people.

MAC, Information Detective In... . the Curious Kids and the Squiggly Question

A Storybook Approach to Developing Research Skills (Educators' Guide)

Author: Marilyn P. Arnone

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited


Category: Information retrieval

Page: 32

View: 269

An educator's guide to using the book "The Curious Kids and the Squiggly Question" designed to teach primary school children the fundamentals of the research process.

Our Powerful Planet

The Curious Kid's Guide to Tornadoes, Earthquakes, and Other Phenomena

Author: Tim O'Shei



Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 102

Describes such natural disasters such as tornadoes, volcanoes, earthquakes, and hurricanes; explains their impact on the world, and shows the effects of global warming on the environment.

The Nature Connection

An Outdoor Workbook for Kids, Families, and Classrooms

Author: Clare Walker Leslie

Publisher: Storey Publishing


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

View: 240

Clare Walker Leslie shows kids how to experience nature with all five senses, whether they live in the countryside, a major city, or somewhere in between. Guiding children through inspiring activities like sketching wildlife, observing constellations, collecting leaves, keeping a weather journal, and watching bird migrations, The Nature Connection encourages kids to engage with the world outside and promotes a lifelong love of nature.

What to Expect When You're Expecting Larvae

A Guide for Insect Parents (And Curious Kids)

Author: Bridget Heos

Publisher: Millbrook Press


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 473

An introduction to how insects give birth and care for their young.

A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain and Southwest Forests

Author: John C. Kricher

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Category: Nature

Page: 374

View: 700

Describes the different kinds of forests found in the southwestern United States and identifies and describes the plants and animals found in each habitat