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Lake: A See to Learn Book

by Kate Moss Gamblin, illustrated by Karen Patkau
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: water (oceans, lakes, etc.), seasons, environmental science & ecosystems

Lake: A See to Learn Book, the second book in the See to Learn series, is designed to inspire scientific curiosity, appreciation of beauty and connection to the natural world, through gentle questions and vibrant illustrations.

Lake: A See to Learn Book is the second title in a series of non-fiction picture books for very young children that uses l …

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If You Want to Visit a Sea Garden

by Kay Weisman, illustrated by Roy Henry Vickers
edition: eBook
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: native canadian, environmental science & ecosystems, native american

Discover the wonder of ancient sea gardens on the Northwest Coast

Sea gardens have been created by First Peoples on the Northwest coast for more than three thousand years. These gardens consist of stone reefs that are constructed at the lowest tide line, encouraging the growth of clams and other marine life on the gently sloped beach.

This lyrical …

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How We Use Rocks and Minerals

by Ruth Daly
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: rocks & minerals, environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Rocks and minerals are natural resources found in Earth. They are used as fuel, for building, and to make items sush as smartphones. Some minerals, including gold and silver, are prized for their beauty. Find out about the different types of rocks and minerals, how they formed, how they are used, and what we can do to conserve and recycle them.

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Why Air Is Important

by Kelly Spence
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Air is essential for all living things on Earth. It provides the oxygen we need to breathe. Air affects the weather and nature, and can be used as a source of clean, renewable energy. But air can also get polluted by natural causes and human-made sources. Find out why air is so important, the factors that pollute it, and the steps that we can all t …

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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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Kits, Cubs, and Calves

An Arctic Summer

by Suzie Napayok-Short, illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: polar regions, multigenerational, baby animals

Akuluk is visiting her family in Nunavut and can’t wait to get out on her uncle’s boat for a ride into the powerful Arctic Ocean. Surrounded by her family, and with her trusty toy polar bear beside her, Akuluk experiences the beautiful sights, sounds, and animals that abound in the ocean and along the shore during the short Arctic summer—from …

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A Last Goodbye

by Elin Kelsey, illustrated by Soyeon Kim
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: death & dying, customs, traditions, anthropology, environmental science & ecosystems

How do we say goodbye to a loved one after they die? This book broaches a difficult topic in a heartfelt way by exploring the beauty in how animals mourn. From elephants to whales, parrots to bonobos, and lemurs to humans, we all have rituals to commemorate our loved ones and to lift each other up in difficult times.
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