Children - Science & Nature Books

Bruno the Beekeeper: A Honey Primer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781536214611
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Published: Candlewick - March 2nd, 2021

Follow a beekeeping bear through the seasons—and learn about the life cycle and ecology of bees—in this folksy step-by-step guide to caring for hives and harvesting honey.

Explore the water, land, and air around us with this entertaining and informative look at our magnificent planet—and learn how your experiments, activities, and everyday actions can help save the environment. 

This book looks at the wide variety of ecosystems and environmental regions of the Earth, from deserts and forests, to cities and farms, to oceans and ice caps,

The Book of Tiny Creatures Cover Image
By Nathalie Tordjman, Julien Norwood (Illustrator), Emmanuelle Tchoukriel (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781616899745
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - February 16th, 2021

In the air, on the ground, and in the water, incredible tiny creatures are all around us! They may be small, but they live remarkable lives. The Book of Tiny Creatures introduces young learners to spiders, butterflies, worms, snails, and even the world's heaviest insect, the Little Barrier Island giant weta.

If Bees Disappeared (If Animals Disappeared #1) Cover Image
By Lily Williams, Lily Williams (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250232458
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 16th, 2021

What would happen if bees disappeared? Find out in this fourth book from Lily Williams in the award-winning If Animals Disappeared Series that imagines the consequences of a world without bees.

The rolling hills and lush climate of Kent, England are home to many creatures.

These creatures are fluffy, sneaky, spikey, and ... small, like the bee.

Reuse This Book! Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358447740
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 30th, 2021

A paper-over-board picture book with sturdy pages and the interactivity of Press Here that introduces younger readers to recycling, resources, Earth science, and conservation.

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Revitalize. Learn how budding environmentalists can help take care of the Earth with the interactive story Reuse This Book! Can you tap the seeds to help them grow?

The Amazing Catalog of Weirdest Reptiles Cover Image
ISBN: 9788854417465
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Published: White Star Kids - April 20th, 2021

Following the adventures of a fearless explorer through his research, children will be brought face to face with some of the most bizarre and fascinating reptiles in the world.

Michelle's Garden: How the First Lady Planted Seeds of Change Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316458573
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

From an acclaimed author and illustrator: Enjoy this tribute to Former First Lady Michelle Obama and her contributions to building the healthy future that America's children deserve. Former First Lady Michelle Obama had an idea. A big, inspiring, and exciting idea! She would grow the largest kitchen garden ever at the White House.

First Friend: How Dogs Evolved from Wolves to Become Our Best Friends Cover Image
By Kersten Hamilton, Jaime Kim (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780374313432
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 9th, 2021

With lyrical text by Kersten Hamilton and luminous illustrations by Jaime Kim, First Friend is an exploration of how the wild wolves became dogs, and how we learned to communicate and grow alongside the creatures we love.

Long, long ago, when the world was new. . .a girl met a pup.

The Wisdom of Trees: How Trees Work Together to Form a Natural Kingdom Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250237071
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 2nd, 2021

With lush illustrations, poems, and accessible scientific information, The Wisdom of Trees by Lita Judge is a fascinating exploration of the hidden communities trees create to strengthen themselves and others.

We clean the air and seed the clouds, we drench the thirsty land with rain. We are like wizards.

Activists Assemble—Save Your Planet Cover Image
ISBN: 9780753476901
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Published: Kingfisher - March 9th, 2021

The world can seem a scary place to live. Forests are burning, plastic is filling the oceans, and the air is polluted. But we can all help save the planet – including you!

The Age of Dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Remarkable Animals Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062930170
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 2nd, 2021

Think you know about dinosaurs? Think again! New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Steve Brusatte brings young scientists and readers everywhere into his world of massive herbivores and fearsome predators, daily unexpected discoveries, and all the new science used to learn about some of the world’s oldest beings.

Chase the Moon, Tiny Turtle: A Hatchling's Daring Race to the Sea Cover Image
By Kelly Jordan, Sally Walker (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781645671527
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Published: Page Street Kids - March 2nd, 2021

Young readers will witness rare and extraordinary natural event as a baby loggerhead hatches from its shell. With nothing but the light of the moon to act as a guide, readers will follow the newborn turtles’ harrowing attempts to outpace a series of predators on their march toward the glistening shore.

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