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Forest Birds of the West

by Genevieve Einstein
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: birds, zoology

Get to know some of the more common birds that live in the forest: • Northern Goshawk: this hawk eats squirrels, hares and other birds like woodpeckers, grouse and Blue Jays. • Great Horned Owl: Great Horned Owls usually hunt at night but in winter will sometimes hunt during the day. The best time to see them is at dusk. • Downy Woodpecker: t …

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Mountain Birds of the West

by Genevieve Einstein
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: birds, zoology

Get to know some of the more common birds that live in the mountains: • American Dipper: the American Dipper walks underwater along the bottom of cold mountain streams to find its prey. • Golden Eagle: these big eagles will snatch mountain goat lambs off the sides of mountains. • White-tailed Ptarmigan: its feet are covered with feathers, whi …

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Birds That Live in the North

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, polar regions, birds

Find out what kinds of birds live in the Arctic! This book features different birds that live in the North. Beautiful photographs guide children to practise reading the single word on each page.

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All about Ravens

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education Books Inc.
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, birds

Learn all about where ravens live, what they do, and how they get food. This simple nature book gives information about ravens, along with beautiful photographs.

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Nature All Around: Birds

by Pamela Hickman, illustrated by Carolyn Gavin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: birds, zoology

The perfect resource for budding bird-watchers, this beautiful, comprehensive introduction encourages children to appreciate the wonderful world of birds all around them.

Because birds can be spotted in every neighborhood, and in all seasons, they are an excellent choice for piquing children's interest in wildlife. Here's a comprehensive, child-frie …

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Skydiver

Saving the Fastest Bird in the World

illustrated by Celia Godkin
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, environmental science & ecosystems, endangered, birds

 

The top picture book about peregrine falcons returns in a new paperback edition with an expanded Author’s Note.

High in the sky, two peregrine falcons swoop and dive. The pair doesn’t know it yet, but they will lose most of this year’s eggs: the first clutch to a volunteer scaling the cliff, and the next to the harmful effects of DDT. Told ag …

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Knowing the Name of a Bird

by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Jori van der Linde
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: birds

This inquisitive, ornithological ode celebrates a love of birds—no matter what we call them and why.

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Ostriches

by Rachel Poliquin, illustrated by Nicholas John Frith
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: birds

This third installment in the hilarious and highly-illustrated full-color Superpower Field Guide series features the silly-looking, surprisingly fierce Ostrich. This two-toed torpedo may have the largest eyes of any animal on dry land, but it can outrun most horses!

Meet Eno, an ordinary ostrich living in the Serengeti, a corner of the African savan …

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The Eagle Mother

by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, seasons, environmental science & ecosystems, birds

Return to the valleys of the River of Mists with author Hetxw'ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) and his award-winning, richly illustrative Mothers of Xsan series. 

“An incredible celebration of the deep connections that are essential to the relationships between mothers and their children”—The Globe and Mail

Nox xsgyaak, the eagle mother, cares for he …

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Bird's-Eye View

Keeping Wild Birds in Flight

by Ann Eriksson
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: birds, environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Wild birds are everywhere, from the dry deserts to the icy poles.

We see them soaring overhead, paddling across water, flitting through trees, pecking at the ground or our backyard bird feeders and singing from fence posts. Birds contribute to the health of the planet and provide pleasure for millions of people, but wild birds are in trouble. Today …

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