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Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture

A bibliography
9th Edition, May 2015
Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture
San Francisco Botanical Garden Society
1199 Ninth Avenue
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Tulip illustration copyright Eric Carle.

Title: 10 easy steps to a young person's vegetable garden / adapted by Joyce McReynolds from a PlowshareRaja de Arado, San Diego, publication ; illustrated by Kilian Garvey.
Author:
Publication: Berkeley : Univ. of California, 1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Basic advice about preparing the soil, planting the seeds, watering, controlling pests, and
harvesting.
Call Number j: SB321 .T25 1980
Title: 101 kid-friendly plants : fun plants and family garden projects / Cindy Krezel.
Author: Krezel, Cindy.
Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Ball Pub., c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes one hundred nontoxic plants, including flowers, trees, vegetable, and houseplants, and
includes family garden projects.
Call Number j: SB453 .K889 2007
Title: 175 amazing nature experiments / by Rosie Harlow and Gareth Morgan ; illustrated by Kuo Kang
Chen ... [et al.]
Author: Harlow, Rosie.
Publication: New York : Random House, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A collection of hands-on nature experiments, activities, and crafts.
Call Number j: QH55 .H227 1992
Title: 20 ways to draw a tree : and 44 other nifty things from nature : a sketchbook for artists, designers, and
doodlers / Eloise Renouf.
Author: Renouf, Eloise.
Publication: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2013.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This motivational illustration book is designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers a unique
collection of drawing exercises.
Call Number j: QK98.1 .R293 2013
Title: 20 ways to draw a tulip and 44 other fabulous flowers : a sketchbook for artists, designers, and
doodlers / Lisa Congdon
Author: Congdon, Lisa.
Publication: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2014.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This motivational illustration book is designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers a unique
collection of drawing exercises.
Call Number j: QK98.1 .C75 2014
Title: 24 hours in a desert / text and photography by Barrie Watts ; consultant, Michael Chinery.

Author: Watts, Barrie.


Publication: London ; New York : Franklin Watts, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A look at the desert over a twenty-four-hour period and the ways various species of animal and
plant life use their environment to survive.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 W349 1991
Title: 24 hours in a forest / text and photography by Barrie Watts ; consultant, Michael Chinery.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: London ; New York : Franklin Watts, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Relates ways in which plants and animals use their forest environment for survival during a
twenty-four hour period.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 W349 1990
Title: A B Cedar : an alphabet of trees / by George Ella Lyon ; designed and illustrated by Tom Parker.
Author: Lyon, George Ella, 1949Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An alphabet book introducing the leaves from a variety of trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .L994 1989
Title: Aani and the tree huggers / by Jeannine Atkins ; illustrated by Venantius Pinto.
Author: Atkins, Jeannine, 1953Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Based on true events in India in the 1970s, young Aani and the other women in her village defend
their forest from developers by wrapping their arms around the trees, making it impossible to cut them
down.
Call Number j: SD414.I5 At52 1995
Title: The ABC of a summer pond / written and illustrated by Judi Friedman ; photos. by John Dommers.
Author: Friedman, Judi, 1935Publication: St. Petersburg, Fla. : J. Reads, c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An alphabet of animals to be found in a pond with suggestions for related activities.
Call Number j: QK932 .F91 1975
Title: The acorn encounter / by Pearl C. Degenhart ; illustrated by Peggy L. Stebbins.
Author: Degenhart, Pearl C.
Publication: Arcata, Calif. : Pea Pod Productions, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Oinky piglet's curiosity and greed for sweet, juicy, delicious acorns lead him into danger, but his
helpfulness to others saves him.

Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, D363, 1980


Title: Acorn magic / Maggie Stern ; pictures by Donna Ruff.
Author: Stern, Maggie.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mrs. Potter takes Simon camping to look for birds, but even though he brings along his magic
acorn the trip does not turn out the way he expected.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, St45, 1998
Title: The acorn mouse : a child's intro to eating acorns / by Suellen Ocean ; illustrated by Larry Todd.
Author: Ocean, Suellen.
Publication: Grass Valley, Calif. : Ocean-Hose, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3 - - Advanced readers.
Summary: Acorn the Mouse's stash of acorns is taken by a woman who makes tasty foods from them.
Call Number j: QL795 .M37 Oc2 2000
Title: The acorn's story / Valerie Greeley.
Author: Greeley, Valerie.
Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The life cycle of an oak is followed in pictures and lyrical rhymes.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, G819, 1994
Title: Adventures in the rainforest : discovering biodiversity / by Francisco Dallmeier, Alfonso Alonso and
Deanne Kloepfer ; illustrated by Sandra Glover.
Author: Dallmeier, Francisco.
Publication: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution/Monitoring and Assessment of Biodiversity
Program, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Ten-year-old Alina and her eight-year-old brother Julian spend an exciting week in the Peruvian
Amazon with their uncle, a conservation biologist, uncovering the secrets of life in the rainforest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 D35 2002
Title: The adventures of Hutu and Kawa / written and illustrated by Avis Acres.
Author: Acres, Avis.
Publication: Auckland : Little Mammoth, 1992, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The Pohutukawa (New Zealand Christmas tree) babies, Hutu and Kawa, build a canoe with the
help of Grandpa Kiwi, then visit and explore the flora and fauna along a stream that flows through the New
Zealand forest.
Call Number j: QK495.M9 Ac76 1990

Title: The after-Christmas tree / story by Linda Wagner Tyler ; pictures by Susan Davis.
Author: Tyler, Linda Wagner.
Publication: New York : Puffin Books, 1992, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: On New Year's Day family and friends take a Christmas tree into the back yard and decorate it
with edible trimmings for the wild birds and animals.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 T971 1992
Title: The afternoon treehouse / Robert Ingpen.
Author: Ingpen, Robert, 1936Publication: Port Melbourne, Victoria, [Australia] : Lothian, 1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A boy climbs an old oak tree and discovers a treehouse filled with surprising objects. Includes
information about treehouse construction.
Call Number j: SB473.5.T7 .In4 1996
Title: Agave blooms just once : (a-gah'-vay) / by Gisela Jernigan ; illustrated by E. Wesley Jernigan.
Author: Jernigan, Gisela, 1948Publication: Tucson, Ariz. : Harbinger House, 1992, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated verses present plants and animals of the desert from A to Z.
Call Number j: QH88 .J482 1989
Title: Aiko's flowers / Rui Umezawa ; illustrated by Yuji Ando.
Author: Umezawa, Rui, 1959Publication: Toronto, Ontario, [Canada] ; Plattsburgh, N. Y. : Tundra Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After Aiko learns to pick sunflowers for an arrangement, she comes to appreciate the art of
ikebana, formal flower arranging.
Call Number j: SB450 .Um2 1999
Title: Airplanes in the garden : monarch butterflies take flight / by Joan Z. Calder ; illustrated by Cathy
Quiel.
Author: Calder, Joan Z.
Publication: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Patio Pub., c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An imaginative little girl discovers two eggs on a milkweed plant in the garden and follows the
eggs' development from egg through caterpillar, chrysalis and finally into monarch butterflies.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 C126 2011
Title: Alamat ng ampalaya = The legend of the bitter gourd / kuwento ni/story by Virgilio S. Almario ; guhit
ni/illustrations by Kora D. Albano.
Author: Rivera, Augie D.
Publication: Quezon City, Philippines : Adarna House, 2002.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: A legend of the bitter gourd explaining why the bitter gourd's skin is wrinkled and why it tastes
bitter.
Call Number j: SB323.C44 R58 2002
Title: Alejandro's gift / by Richard E. Albert ; illustrated by Sylvia Long.
Author: Albert, Richard E., 1909Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Lonely in his house beside a road in the desert, Alejandro builds an oasis to attract the many
animals around him.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 AL14 1994
Title: Alfie the Christmas tree / by John Denver ; drawings by Jean Pidgeon.
Author: Denver, John.
Publication: Washington, D. C. : National Wildlife Federation, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Although he loves the beauty of Christmas and its significance regarding peace on earth, Alfie the
Christmas tree also rejoices all year in the beauty of the natural world and urges us to protect and enjoy it.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 D437 1990
Title: Alison's zinnia / by Anita Lobel.
Author: Lobel, Anita.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Alison acquired an amaryllis for Beryl who bought a begonia for Crystal--and so on through the
alphabet, as full-page illustrations are presented of each flower.
Call Number j: SB407 .L783 1990
Title: All about birds; illustrated by Fritz Kredel.
Author: Lemmon, Robert Stell, 1885-1964.
Publication: New York, Random House [1955]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers
Summary: A basic introduction to a variety of birds showing similarities and differences, their amazing habits
and believe-it-or-not achievements.
Call Number j: QL676 .L54 1955
Title: All about seeds / written by Susan Kuchalla ; illustrated by Jane McBee.
Author: Kuchalla, Susan.
Publication: Mahwah, N.J. : Troll Associates, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Brief text and pictures present several kinds of seeds and show how they grow into plants.
Call Number j: QK661 .K952 1982

Title: All about the flowering world / by Ferdinand C. Lane ; illustrated by Russell Francis Peterson. -Author: Lane, Ferdinand Cole, 1885Publication: New York : Random House, c1956.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Basic botany is discussed in chapters on pollination, seeds, photosynthesis, ethnobotany, plant
warfare, carnivorous plants and medical botany.
Call Number j: QK49 .L241 1956
Title: All in a day / by Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Nikki McClure.
Author: Rylant, Cynthia.
Publication: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text pay homage to a new day, with promises for the future in its
"perfect piece of time."
Call Number j: QH81 .R983 2009
Title: Allerlei Krauter, Blumen u. Gestalten : Mit Liedern deutscher Dichter / Adolf Schrodter.
Author: Schroedter, Adolf.
Publication: Konigstein im Taunus : Verlag Der Eiserne Hammer (K. R. Langewiesche), [1927].
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Collection of verse in German, illustrated throughout in color and black and white.
Call Number j: QK83 .S37 1927
Title: Along nature's highway / Carroll Lane Fenton ; with illustrations by the author. -Author: Fenton, Carroll Lane, 1900Publication: New York : John Day Company, c1943.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Approximately one hundred different animals and plants which can be found along roadsides are
described during various seasons.
Call Number j: QH81 .F367 1943
Title: Alphabet garden / Laura Jane Coats.
Author: Coats, Laura Jane.
Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An alphabetical tour of the animals and plants in a garden, from arbor to zinnias.
Call Number j: SB453 .C632 1993
Title: The alphabet tree / Leo Lionni.
Author: Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.
Publication: New York : Pantheon Books, c1968.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A strong wind blows most of the letters off the alphabet tree and those that remain hide among
the branches. Then a bug and a caterpillar come along and teach them how to arrange themselves into words
and sentences to form a special message.
Call Number j: QK475 .L661 1968
Title: The amazing apple book / written by Paulette Bourgeois ; illustrated by Linda Hendry.
Author: Bourgeois, Paulette.
Publication: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, 1997, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes, in simple text and illustrations, the history, cultivation, and many uses of apples.
Call Number j: SB363 .B666 1987
Title: The amazing dirt book / written by Paulette Bourgeois, with Valerie Wyatt ; illustrated by Craig
Terlson.
Author: Bourgeois, Paulette.
Publication: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the wonders of dirt, where it appears, what life it contains, and how it can be used.
Includes activities such as making a sand sculpture, a mud cake, and a hydroponic garden.
Call Number j: S591 .B666 1990
Title: The amazing potato : a story in which the Incas, conquistadors, Marie Antoinette, Thomas Jefferson,
wars, famines, immigrants, and French fries all play a part / Milton Meltzer.
Author: Meltzer, Milton, 1915Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces the history, uses, economics, and politics of the potato.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 M496 1992
Title: The amazing potato book / written by Paulette Bourgeois ; illustrated by Linda Hendry.
Author: Bourgeois, Paulette.
Publication: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the history, cultivation, uses, and other aspects of the amazing potato. Includes
activities and recipes.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 B666 1991
Title: Amazing spiders / written by Alexandra Parsons ; photographed by Jerry Young.
Author: Parsons, Alexandra.
Publication: New York : Knopf, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and photographs introduce some of the most amazing members of the spider family,
including water spiders, jumping spiders, spitting spiders, banana spiders, orb weavers, and many others.
Call Number j: QL451 .P251 1990

Title: Amazing world of ants / written by Francene Sabin ; illustrated by Eulala Conner.
Author: Sabin, Francene.
Publication: Mahwah, N.J. : Troll Associates, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of ants.
Call Number j: QL568.F7 Sa13 1982
Title: Amazing world of plants / by Elizabeth Marcus ; illustrated by Patti Boyd.
Author: Marcus, Elizabeth.
Publication: Mahwah, N.J. : Troll Associates, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Answers questions about the different kinds of plants, their growth and reproduction, and the
ways they are beneficial to mankind.
Call Number j: QK49 .M334 1984
Title: Amelia Bedelia helps out / Peggy Parish ; pictures by Lynn Sweat.
Author: Parish, Peggy.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1979.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Amelia Bedelia shows her niece how to follow instructions to the letter as they "sew" seeds, "steak'
bean plants, and dust potato bugs.
Call Number j: SB453 .P219 1979
Title: Amelia's road / written by Linda Jacobs Altman ; illustrated by Enrique O. Sanchez.
Author: Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tired of moving, Amelia, the daughter of migrant farm workers, feels at home when she discovers
an old tree next to a rocky road.
Call Number j: SB186 .AL79 1993
Title: America's deserts : guide to plants and animals / Marianne D. Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Marianne D.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A color field guide to America's deserts, with watercolor illustrations and descriptions of the
plants and animals that inhabit the different desert regions.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 W155 1996
Title: America's forests : guide to plants and animals / Marianne D. Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Marianne D.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., c2009.

Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.


Summary: An introduction to the forest types found in North America and the flora and fauna that typically
inhabit them.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 W155 2009
Title: America's mountains : guide to plants and animals / Marianne D. Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Marianne D.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses prominent mountain chains in North America and the plants and animals found there,
including the Sierra Nevada, Rocky Mountains, and Cascades.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M65na W155 1999
Title: America's prairies and grasslands : guide to plants and animals / Marianne D. Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Marianne D.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Resources, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduction to the ecology of the six major grassland regions in North America.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P7 W155 2001
Title: Among the flowers / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces, in simple text and photographs, the characteristics of a variety of flowers and some of
the birds and insects that need flowers to survive. Includes the sunflower, bleeding heart, daylily, rose,
bumblebee, butterfly, and hummingbird.
Call Number j: QK653 .Sch95 1999
Title: Ana cultiva manzanas = Apple farmer Annie / by Monica Wellington ; [Spanish translation by Eida de
la Vega]
Author: Wellington, Monica.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2004.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Annie the apple farmer saves her most beautiful apples to sell fresh at the farmers' market.
Includes recipies for Panecillos dulces de manzana and Compota de manzana.
Call Number j: SB363 .W46w 2004
Title: Anansi and the magic stick / by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Janet Stevens.
Author: Kimmel, Eric A.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do gardening chores, but when
the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for.

Call Number j: SB453 .K571 2001


Title: Anansi and the magic yams : a West African folk tale / retold and illustrated by Joanna Troughton.
Author: Troughton, Joanna, 1947Publication: London : Blackie Children's Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Retelling of the Ashanti folktale about a trickster spider who greedily takes the special magic yams
from the Spirits' garden.
Call Number j: SB211.Y3 T757 1994
Title: Anansi and the moss-covered rock / retold by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Janet Stevens.
Author: Kimmel, Eric A.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals,
until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson.
Call Number j: QK537 .K571 1988
Title: The ancestor tree / by T. Obinkaram Echewa ; illustrated by Christy Hale.
Author: Echewa, T. Obinkaram.
Publication: New York : Lodestar Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Saddened by the death of their special friend, the very old man who told them stories and jokes,
the village children decide to go against custom and plant a tree for him in the Forest of the Ancestors.
Call Number j: QK477.P4 Ec43 1994
Title: Ancient ones : the world of the old-growth Douglas fir / Barbara Bash.
Author: Bash, Barbara.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A close look at old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest focuses special attention on the
Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii).
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 B291 1994
Title: Ancient peoples of Mexico / Edward L. Greenblatt and Mary Lee Greenblatt ; cover and illustrations
Paul Davies ... [et. al.] ; time line Linda Jenkins.
Author: Greenblatt, Edward L.
Publication: Pasadena, Calif. : Franklin Publications, c1962.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After his teacher tells about the ancient people of Mexico, twelve-year-old Juan Corinas dreams
he has built a time machine that he can visit them. An overview of the people of Mexico from 25,000 B.C. to
the destruction of the Aztecs by the Europeans. Children can learn to make time lines and use their Maya
counting system.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Me8 G829 1962

Title: And so my garden grows / illustrated by Peter Spier.


Author: Spier, Peter.
Publication: Tadworth, [England] : World's Work, c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Rhyming story about the garden-filled daydreams of two children in Tuscany.
Call Number j: SB466.I8 T87 Sp44 1969
Title: And the good brown earth / Kathy Henderson.
Author: Henderson, Kathy, 1949Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2004, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Joe and Gram grow a garden with the help of the good brown earth.
Call Number j: SB321 .H375 2004
Title: And then it's spring / Julie Fogliano ; illustrated by Erin E. Stead.
Author: Fogliano, Julie
Publication: New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is
brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp F695 2012
Title: Andrew lost in the garden / by J.C. Greenburg ; illustrated by Debbie Palen.
Author: Greenburg, Judith C.
Publication: New York : Random House, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A boy, a girl, and a robot, having been shrunk by a shrinking machine, encounter microbes,
insects, and other animal life in a garden. Includes factual information and reading list.
Call Number j: QL59 .G829 2003
Title: Andy ant / written and illustrated by Laura Vaughan.
Author: Vaughan, Laura.
Publication: Jamaica Plain, Mass. : Terrapin Pub., c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An adventurous ant befriends a beetle.
Call Number j: QL568.F7 V465 2001
Title: Andy's garden / [illustrated by John Speirs].
Author: [non listed]
Publication: Racine, Wis. : Western Pub. Co., c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: Overlapping cut-out illustrations in this board book show the vegetables and rabbits in Andy's
garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .An29 1996
Title: The animal hedge / Paul Fleischman ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.
Author: Fleischman, Paul.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After being forced to sell the animals he loves, a farmer cuts his hedge to look like them and
teaches his sons about following their hearts.
Call Number j: SB463 .F628 2003
Title: Animal house / Melissa Bay Mathis.
Author: Mathis, Melissa Bay.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Various animals offer suggestions to make a children's treehouse an enjoyable place to play.
Call Number j: SB473.5.T7 M426 1999
Title: Animals and their hiding places / by Jane R. McCauley.
Author: McCauley, Jane R., 1947Publication: Washington, D. C. : National Geographic Society, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Describes the various places in which animals seek safety and shelter for themselves, for their
young, and for their food.
Call Number j: QH546 .M128 1986
Title: Animals in summer / by Jane R. McCauley.
Author: McCauley, Jane R., 1947Publication: Washington, D. C. : National Geographic Society, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The behavior of several animals during the summer months is illustrated by photographs and
descriptive text.
Call Number j: QL751 .M128 1988
Title: Animals that live in trees / by Jane R. McCauley.
Author: McCauley, Jane R., 1947Publication: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces a variety of animals, such as koala, fruit bat, walkingstick, snail, and howler monkey,
that seek safety, food, and shelter in trees.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 M128 1986

Title: Anna Aphid / by Christine Goppel.


Author: Goppel, Christine.
Publication: New York : North-South, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A tiny aphid explores the "universe" beyond her own and discovers how big it is.
Call Number j: QL496 .G67 2005
Title: Anna in the garden / Diane Dawson Hearn.
Author: Hearn, Diane Dawson.
Publication: New York : Silver Moon Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Using seeds she receives for her birthday, Anna plants a flower garden. Perennials, bulbs and
annuals are illustrated at the end of the story.
Call Number j: SB453 .H351 1994
Title: Anna's corn / written by Barbara Santucci ; illustrated by Lloyd Bloom.
Author: Santucci, Barbara.
Publication: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Anna is reluctant to plant the kernels of corn her grandpa has left her upon his death, until she
realizes that the act will help her remember the times they listened to the music of the corn together.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 Sa59 2002
Title: Anna's garden songs / pictures by Lena Anderson ; poems by Mary Q. Steele.
Author: Steele, Mary Q.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A collection of fourteen poems about the beet, potato, radish, onion, and other plants found in
the garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .St32 1989
Title: Anna's summer songs / pictures by Lena Anderson ; poems by Mary Q. Steele.
Author: Steele, Mary Q.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of poems about the iris, fern, strawberry, and eleven other plants.
Call Number j: SB407 .St32s 1988
Title: Annie and the wild animals / written and illustrated by Jan Brett.
Author: Brett, Jan, 1949Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In winter, when Annie's cat disappears, she attempts friendship with a variety of unsuitable
woodland animals, but with the emergence of spring, her cat returns with kittens.

Call Number j: QL46 .B756 1985


Title: Anno's magic seeds / written and illustrated by Mitsumasa Anno.
Author: Anno, Mitsumasa, 1926Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The reader is asked to perform a series of mathematical operations integrated into the story of a
lazy man who plants magic seeds and reaps an increasingly abundant harvest.
Call Number j: SB117 .An78 1995
Title: Another tree in the yard / written by Lucia Sera ; illustrated by John Iorio.
Author: Sera, Lucia, 1963Publication: Waterbury, Conn. : Vocalis, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Maggie, a magnolia tree, was planted for luck when the Soto family moved into their first house,
so when they decide to add a second tree--just when they are adding a second child--she is jealous and
resentful.
Call Number j: QK495.M2 S47 2004
Title: Anthony Ant's creepy crawly party / Lorna and Graham Philpot.
Author: Philpot, Lorna.
Publication: New York : Random House, 1995, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Readers must follow Anthony Ant through underground mazes as he delivers his birthday
invitations.
Call Number j: QL568.F7 P549 1995
Title: Ants / text by Elaine Pascoe ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Pascoe, Elaine.
Publication: Woodbridge, Conn. : Blackbirch Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics, habitats, and life cycle of ants. Includes related activities.
Call Number j: QL568.F7 P263 1999
Title: Ants, ants, ants / by Charles Reasoner.
Author: Reasoner, Charles.
Publication: New York : Price Stern Sloan, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Count all the ants as they climb around plants and burrow into the soil.
Call Number j: QL568.F7 R235 2001
Title: Apple / written and illustrated by Susan Banta.
Author: Banta, Susan.

Publication: Racine, Wis. : Western Publishing Co., c1994.


Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Apple-shaped board book describes how apples grow and how they taste.
Call Number j: SB363 .B228 1994
Title: An apple a day! / by Jennifer Storey Gillis ; illustrated by Patti Delmonte.
Author: Gillis, Jennifer Storey, 1967Publication: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Communications, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Information about apples includes their uses in recipes, crafts, and games.
Call Number j: SB363 .G416 1993
Title: Apple, apple, alligator / by William Accorsi.
Author: Accorsi, William.
Publication: New York : Workman Pub., c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Joe the dog and his friend Al the alligator try to figure a way to buy an apple orchard and pick the
sweet red apples growing there.
Call Number j: SB363 .Ac27 2000
Title: Apple batter / Deborah Turney Zagwn.
Author: Zagwyn, Deborah Turney.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Because of their persistence, Delmore succeeds in learning how to hit a baseball and his mother
Loretta succeeds in growing apples.
Call Number j: SB363 .Z13 1999
Title: The apple bird / Brian Wildsmith.
Author: Wildsmith, Brian.
Publication: Oxford, [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A bird eats an apple and falls asleep.
Call Number j: SB363 .W647 1983
Title: The apple doll / Elisa Kleven.
Author: Kleven, Elisa.
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Lizzy is scared to start school, so she makes a doll out of an apple from her favorite tree to take
with her on the first day and keep her company. Includes instructions for making an apple doll.
Call Number j: SB363 .K679 2007

Title: Apple farmer Annie / by Monica Wellington.


Author: Wellington, Monica.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Annie the apple farmer saves her most beautiful apples to sell fresh at the farmers' market.
Call Number j: SB363 .W46 2001
Title: An apple for Harriet Tubman / Glennette Tilley Turner ; illustrated by Susan Keeter.
Author: Turner, Glennette Tilley.
Publication: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This biography of Harriet Tubman follows her from her days as a young slave who was whipped
for eating an apple, through her work on the Underground Railroad, and finally to Tubman at home in her
very own apple orchard which became a symbol of freedom for her and others.
Call Number j: SB363 .T852 2006
Title: The apple king / by Francesca Bosca ; illustrated by Giuliano Ferri ; translated by J. Alison James.
Author: Bosca, Francesca.
Publication: New York : North-South Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A selfish king keeps a beautiful apple tree and its wonderful fruit all to himself, until an invasion of
worms teaches him a lesson about sharing.
Call Number j: SB363 .B65 2001
Title: Apple picking time / by Michele Benoit Slawson ; illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray.
Author: Slawson, Michele Benoit.
Publication: New York : Crown, 1998, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl and her family spend a fall day picking apples with others from their small town.
Call Number j: SB363 .SL18 1998
Title: The apple pie tree / by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern.
Author: Hall, Zoe, 1957Publication: New York : Blue Sky Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Describes an apple tree as it produces leaves, flowers, and fruit, while in its branches robins make
a nest, lay eggs, and raise a family. Includes a recipe for apple pie.
Call Number j: SB363 .H149 1996
Title: Apple tree / Barrie Watts.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Silver Burdett, 1987, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Describes in simple text and illustrations how an apple develops from a blossom in the spring to a
ripe fruit in the autumn.
Call Number j: SB363 .W349 1986
Title: An apple tree through the year / by Claudia Schnieper ; photographs by Othmar Baumli.
Author: Schnieper, Claudia.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, 1987, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Follows an apple tree through the four seasons, detailing the yearly growth cycle and examining
the ecosystem of the entire apple orchard.
Call Number j: SB363 .Sch59 1987
Title: Apple trees / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Hiroo Koike.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the growth and cultivation of apple trees and the development, harvesting, and storage
of apples.
Call Number j: SB363 .J637 1983
Title: Apples / by Ann L. Burckhardt ; reading consultant, Julia Daly.
Author: Burckhardt, Ann, 1933Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Bridgestone Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text introduces apples, their cultivation, history, uses, and instructions for making an apple
pomander.
Call Number j: SB363 .B893 1996
Title: Apples / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains how apples were brought to America, how they grow, their traditional uses and cultural
significance, and some of the varieties grown.
Call Number j: SB363 .G352a 2000
Title: Apples and pumpkins / by Anne Rockwell ; pictures by Lizzy Rockwell.
Author: Rockwell, Anne F.
Publication: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1994, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In preparation for Halloween night, a family visits Mr. Comstock's farm to pick apples and
pumpkins.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa R593 1994

Title: Apples, apples, apples / written and illustrated by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.
Publication: Delray Beach, Fla : Winslow Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Members of the Rabbit family visit an apple orchard, where they have fun picking apples and
discovering their many uses. Includes a recipe for applesauce, directions for a craft activity, and sayings and a
song about apples.
Call Number j: SB363 .W155 2000
Title: Apples : how they grow / Bruce McMillan ; photographs by Bruce McMillan.
Author: McMillan, Bruce.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1979.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and close-up photographs describe how apples grow, from dormant bud to ripe fruit.
Call Number j: SB363 .M228 1979
Title: Apricot ABC/ by Miska Miles ; illustrated by Peter Parnall. -Author: Miles, Miska.
Publication: Boston: Little, Brown c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An apricot falls to the ground and becomes a thing to be examined by insects, eaten by a
villainous hen, and covered by the processes of nature to grow again. Each page introduces a new letter of
the alphabet.
Call Number j: SB379.A7 M595 1969
Title: Arbor Day / by Diane L. Burns ; pictures by Kathy Rogers.
Author: Burns, Diane L.
Publication: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the history of Arbor Day and how it is celebrated.
Call Number j: SB476.3.A4a B937 1989
Title: Arbor Day / Jason Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Jason, 1942Publication: Vero Beach, Fla. : Rourke Pub., c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to the history, purpose, and observance of Arbor Day, a day recognizing the
importance of trees.
Call Number j: SB476.3.A4a C786 2003
Title: Arbor Day square / written by Kathryn O. Galbraith ; illustrated by Cyd Moore.
Author: Galbraith, Kathryn Osebold
Publication: Atlanta : Peachtree Publishers, c2010.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: In the mid-nineteenth century, as young Katie and her father help plant and tend trees in their
booming frontier town, she doubts that the spindly saplings will ever grow big. Includes facts about Arbor
Day.
Call Number j: SB476.3.A4a G13 2010
Title: Are trees alive? / Debbie S. Miller ; illustrations by Stacey Schuett.
Author: Miller, Debbie S.
Publication: New York : Walker & Company, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to trees that compares parts of a tree to parts of the human body, with
illustrations and brief descriptions of trees found around the world.
Call Number j: QK475 .M613 2002
Title: Are you a bee? / Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries.
Author: Allen, Judy.
Publication: New York : Kingfisher, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces preschoolers to the world of bees from the perspective of the workers.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 AL53 2002
Title: Are you a butterfly? / by Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries.
Author: Allen, Judy.
Publication: New York : Kingfisher, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the life cycle of a swallowtail butterfly, showing how it changes from an egg to a
chrysalis to a butterfly.
Call Number j: QL561.P2 AL53 2000
Title: Are you a dragonfly? / Judy Allen and Tudor Humpries.
Author: Allen, Judy.
Publication: New York : Kingfisher, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces children to the life cycle of a dragonfly.
Call Number j: QL520.2 .AL53 2001
Title: Are you a ladybug? / Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries.
Author: Allen, Judy.
Publication: New York : Kingfisher, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the life cycle of a ladybug, showing how it changes from an egg to an adult ladybug.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 AL53 2000

Title: Are you a snail? / Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries.


Author: Allen, Judy.
Publication: New York : Kingfisher, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduction to the life cycle of a garden snail.
Call Number j: SB998.S7 AL53 2000
Title: Are you a spider? / by Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries.
Author: Allen, Judy.
Publication: New York : Kingfisher, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the life cycle of a garden spider, describing how it hatches, develops, spins webs, and
feeds.
Call Number j: QL451 .AL53 2000
Title: Arizona wildflowers : a children's field guide to the state's most common flowers / text by Beverly
Magley ; illustrations by D. D. Dowden.
Author: Magley, Beverly.
Publication: Billings, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Common Arizona wildflowers are described and illustrated with color drawings. They are
grouped by habitat and each habitat is also generally described.
Call Number j: QK147 .M273 1991
Title: Around the oak / Gerda Muller.
Author: Muller, Gerda.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Three children observe the forest, including a giant oak, throughout the year.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, M913 1994
Title: Around the year : a picture book / by Elsa Beskow.
Author: Beskow, Elsa Maartman, 1874-1953.
Publication: Edinburgh, [Scotland], : Floris, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Poems celebrate the change of seasons through the months of the year.
Call Number j: QH81 .B463 2000
Title: Atariba & Niguayona : a story from the Taino people of Puerto Rico / adapted by Harriet Rohmer &
Jess Guerrero Rea ; illustrated by Consuelo Mendez ; revised Spanish version by Rosalma Zubizarreta.
Author: Rohmer, Harriet.
Publication: San Francisco : Children's Book Press : Distributed to the book trade by the Talman Co.,
c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A Taino Indian legend about a young boy and his search for the healing caimoni tree.
Call Number j: QK99.W4 R636 1988
Title: Audubon, by Constance Rourke. With 12 colored plates from original Audubon prints; black and
white illustrations by James MacDonald.
Author: Rourke, Constance Mayfield, 1885Publication: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company [c1936]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Biography of Audubon illustrated with twelve color plates from original Audubon prints.
Call Number j: QL31.A9 R6 1936
Title: Audubon : painter of birds in the wild frontier / by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Jos. A. Smith.
Author: Armstrong, Jennifer.
Publication: New York : Harry N. Abrams, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code2--Early readers.
Summary: A brief but wonderfully illustrated telling of the story of this nineteenth-century painter and
naturalist who is most famous for his detailed paintings of birds.
Call Number j: QL31.A9 Ar57 2003
Title: El autobus magico se queda plantado : un libro sobre la fotosintesis / [adaptado de la serie de
television por Lenore Notkin ; ilustrado por Bob Ostrom].
Author: Notkin, Lenore.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Ms Frizzle's class takes a trip into a nearby plant to find out what plants eat. Join the gang as they
get to the root of the matter, and learn all about a plant's private food factory.
Call Number j: QK882 .N68 1997
Title: Autumn / Phyllis S. Busch ; illustrated by Megan Halsey.
Author: Busch, Phyllis S.
Publication: New York : Marshall Cavendish-Benchmark Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes changes that occur in nature in autumn and suggests activities that can be used to study
what happens to plants and animals at this time of year.
Call Number j: QH53 .B96a 2000
Title: Autumn across America / Seymour Simon.
Author: Simon, Seymour.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--advanced readers
Summary: Describes the signs of autumn that are seen in different parts of the United States, such as leaves
changing color, migration of birds and insects, harvesting of crops, and changes in weather.
Call Number j: QH81 .Si55 1993

Title: The autumn equinox : celebrating the harvest / Ellen Jackson ; illustrated by Jan Davey Ellis.
Author: Jackson, Ellen B., 1943Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the significance of some of the harvest festivals around the world and describes how
they are celebrated.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa J133 2000
Title: Autumn leaves / by Gail Saunders-Smith.
Author: Saunders-Smith, Gail.
Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Pebble Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Simple text and photographs present the different types and colors of leaves found in the
Northern Hemisphere in autumn.
Call Number j: QK649 .Sa87 1998
Title: Autumn story / Jill Barklem.
Author: Barklem, Jill.
Publication: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1999, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: While the Brambly Hedge mice are out harvesting for the winter, Primrose wanders off on an
adventure.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa B246 1999
Title: Autumnblings : poems & paintings / by Douglas Florian.
Author: Florian, Douglas.
Publication: [New York] : Greenwillow Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of poems that portray the essence of the autumn season.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa F663 2003
Title: Babar in his garden / [based on characters created by Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff].
Author: Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937.
Publication: London : Binky Books, 1992, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: This picture book shows what grows in Babar's garden and several things that are out of place in
any garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .B835 1992
Title: Babies in the bayou / Jim Arnosky.
Author: Arnosky, Jim.
Publication: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: There are many babies in the bayou, and even though they might have sharp white teeth, hard
shells, webbed feet, or quick claws, their mothers still need to protect them.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M3 Ar66 2007
Title: Baby bunny's garden / illustrated by Elizabeth Worsley.
Publication: Stamford, Conn. : Teeney Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A few words accompany pictures of Baby Bunny's morning in the garden with Mommy.
Call Number j: SB453 .B119 1991
Title: Backyard bugs / text and photographs by Robin Kittrell Laughlin ; foreword by Sue Hubbell.
Author: Laughlin, Robin Kittrell.
Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Beautiful photographs, personal observations, and snippets of poetry clearly introduce the world
of invertebrates.
Call Number j: QL434 .L368 1996
Title: Backyard bush and beyond / written by Prudence Grieve ; illustrated by Jennifer Green.
Author: Grieve, Prudence Ellen.
Publication: Melbourne, Victoria, [Australia] : Hyland House, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Written for urban Australian children, this book describes the interaction between plants, insects
and animals found in backyards, parks and at the beach.
Call Number j: QH197 .G874 1988
Title: Backyard explorer leaf & tree guide / by Rona Beame ; illustrations by Lionel Kalish.
Author: Beame, Rona.
Publication: New York : Workman, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the types and life cycle of trees and how their leaves function, explains how to collect
and preserve leaves, and suggests leaf and tree projects for the entire year, including making bark rubbings
and an autumn collage.
Call Number j: QK475 .B371 1989
Title: Backyard : fun experiments for budding scientists / Lisa Burke.
Author: Burke, Lisa, 1977Publication: New York : DK Pub. 2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Eleven hands-on experiments that bring science to life, right in your own backyard.
Call Number j: QH55 .B917 2010
Title: Backyard insects / by Millicent E. Selsam and Ronald Goor.

Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1981.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses common garden insects and their protective appearance which includes camouflage,
warning colors, copycat characteristics, and scary characteristics.
Call Number j: QL468 .Se49 1981
Title: Backyard sunflower / story and photographs by Elizabeth King.
Author: King, Elizabeth, 1953Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and photographs follow the life cycle of a sunflower, from the time that Samantha plants a
seed in her garden to the maturity of the sunflower and the harvest of its own seeds.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 K581 1993
Title: Bajo la luna de limon / por Edith Hope Fine ; ilustrado por Rene King Moreno ; traducido por Eida de
la Vega.
Author: Fine, Edith Hope.
Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2-- Early readers.
Summary: Rosalinda learns from La Anciana, an old wise woman, how to heal her sick lemon tree.
Call Number j: SB370.L4 F493s 1999
Title: Bamboo valley : a story of a Chinese bamboo forest / by Ann Nagda ; illustrated by Jim Effler.
Author: Nagda, Ann Whitehead, 1945Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A panda encounters environmental dangers as he leaves his Chinese bamboo forest in search of a
new home range.
Call Number j: SB317.B2 N131 1997
Title: Banana / Pam Robson.
Author: Robson, Pam.
Publication: London ; New York : Children's Press, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents facts about the banana, including where and how it is grown, harvested, marketed, and
processed.
Call Number j: SB379.B2 R576 1998
Title: The banana child / collected by Xiao Ganniu ; adapted by Bao Guangman ; illustrated by Long
Niannan.
Author: Bao, Guangman.
Publication: Beijing, China : Dolphin Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: In this Chinese folk tale a boy born from a banana fruit seeks medicine for his elderly adoptive
father.
Call Number j: SB379.B2 B229 1987
Title: Bananas / written and illustrated by Susan Banta.
Author: Banta, Susan.
Publication: Racine, Wis. : Western Publishing Co., c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Board book shaped like a bunch of bananas describes the way bananas grow and how they are
harvested and used.
Call Number j: SB379.B2 B228 1994
Title: Bananas / Elaine Landau.
Author: Landau, Elaine.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the history, cultivation, and uses of bananas.
Call Number j: SB379.B2 L231 1999
Title: Bananas : from Manolo to Margie / George Ancona.
Author: Ancona, George.
Publication: New York : Clarion, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Follows the journey of a banana from Honduras where it is grown to North America where it is
eventually consumed.
Call Number j: SB379.B2 An22 1982
Title: The barn owls / Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: Watertown, Mass : Charlesbridge, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: For at least 100 years, generations of barn owls have slept, hunted, called, raised their young, and
glided silently above the wheat fields around an old barn.
Call Number j: QL676.2.O8 J648 2000
Title: Barney & Baby Bop's garden / written by Maureen M. Valvassori ; illustrated by Darren McKee.
Author: Valvassori, Maureen M.
Publication: Allen, Tex. : Lyons Group, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The dinosaur family plants seeds, tends a garden, and enjoys the daisies that finally bloom.
Call Number j: SB453 .V249 1997
Title: Barry B. Wary / by Leslie Muir ; illustrated by Carrie Gifford.

Author: Muir, Leslie


Publication: New York : Disney Hyperion Books, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Barry sees a dazzling butterfly, he vows to change his bug-eating ways to win her love.
Call Number j: QL451 .M896 2011
Title: Bats / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Modoki Masuda.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the varied characteristics and habits of bats and the importance of their roles as
pollinators and seed dispersers.
Call Number j: QL795.B3 J637 1985
Title: Bats at the beach / written and illustrated by Brian Lies.
Author: Lies, Brian.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: On a night when the moon can grow no fatter, bats pack their moon-tan lotion and baskets of
treats and fly off for some fun on the beach.
Call Number j: QL795.B3 L625 2006
Title: Bats at the library / by Brian Lies.
Author: Lies, Brian.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Bored with another normal, inky evening, bats discover an open library window and fly in to enjoy
the photocopier, water fountain, and especially the books and stories found there.
Call Number j: QL795.B3 L625b 2008
Title: Be a friend to trees / by Patricia Lauber ; illustrated by Holly Keller.
Author: Lauber, Patricia.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the biology of trees, their role in the ecosystem, their uses by animals and people, and
their conservation.
Call Number j: QK475 .L361 1994
Title: Bean / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and photographs follow the life cycle of a bean.
Call Number j: SB327 .Sch95 2001

Title: Bean and plant / Christine Back ; photographs by Barrie Watts.


Author: Back, Christine.
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Silver Burdett, 1986, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the development of a bean plant from the emergence of the first tiny shoot to the
appearance of flowers and bean pods.
Call Number j: SB327 .B126 1984
Title: Beans / Roz Denny.
Author: Denny, Roz.
Publication: Des Plaines, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes how these edible seeds are grown all over the world and the healthy, popular dishes
made from them. Includes recipes and experiments.
Call Number j: SB327 .D428 1998
Title: Beans and peas / Susanna Miller ; illustrations by John Yates.
Author: Miller, Susanna.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, 1990, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes beans and peas, the history of their cultivation and use, and their role in industry and
diet. Includes some recipes.
Call Number j: SB327 .M618 1990
Title: Bear and Bunny grow tomatoes / by Bruce Koscielniak.
Author: Koscielniak, Bruce.
Publication: New York : Knopf, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A hard-working bear and a lazy bunny both plant tomatoes in their gardens, with quite different
results.
Call Number j: SB349 .K846 1993
Title: Beastly neighbors : all about wild things in the city, or why earwigs make good mothers / written by
Mollie Rights ; illustrations by Kim Solga.
Author: Rights, Mollie.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes some of the animals that live in the soil, under leaves, bricks, or boards, and around the
roots of plants and suggests ways the reader may study their characteristics and behavior more closely.
Call Number j: QH55 .R449 1981
Title: Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit / text by Nicole Savy and Diana Syrat.

Author: Savy, Nicole.


Publication: [London] : Frederick Warne, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This little book tells the story of Beatrix Potter, the writer and artist who created the tales of
Peter Rabbit.
Call Number j: QK98.P88 Sa95 1993
Title: Beautiful / by Susi Gregg Fowler ; pictures by Jim Fowler.
Author: Fowler, Susie
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A boy and his uncle, a professional gardener, make a garden and grow flowers which the uncle
enjoys after becoming very ill.
Call Number j: SB453 .F829 1998
Title: The beautiful Christmas tree / Charlotte Zolotow ; illustrated by Yan Nacimbene.
Author: Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1999, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Although his elegant neighbors do not appreciate his efforts, a kind old man transforms his
rundown house and nurtures a small neglected pine tree, making them the best on the street.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 Z75 1999
Title: The bee / text by Beth B. Norden ; illustrations by Biruta Akerbergs Hansen.
Author: Norden, Beth B.
Publication: New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang c1991.
Summary: Describes how bees develop, fly, nest, mate, and pollinate.
Call Number j: QL565 .N754 1991
Title: Bee and me / written by Elle J. McGuinness ; illustrated by Heather Brown.
Author: McGuinness, Elle J.
Publication: Denver, Colo. : Accord Pub., c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When a bee gets trapped inside his house a young boy learns about pollination and the
importance of bees.
Call Number j: QL568.A1 M18 2008
Title: The bee and the dream : a Japanese tale / adapted by Jan Freeman Long ; illustrated by Kaoru Ono.
Author: Long, Jan Freeman.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Shin buys his friend Tasuke's dream from him and goes in search of the predicted fortune,
supposedly buried under a camellia bush. Upon returning home, he receives a wonderful surprise.
Call Number j: SB413.C18 L852 1996

Title: The bee tree / by Stephen Buchmann and Diana Cohn ; illustrated by Paul Mirocha.
Author: Buchmann, Stephen L.
Publication: El Paso, Tex. : Cinco Puntos Press, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In the rain forests of Malaysia, Nizam waits anxiously to climb the bee tree, proving that he is
capable of succeeding his grandfather as leader of the traditional honey-hunting clan.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 B853 2007
Title: The bee tree / Patricia Polacco.
Author: Polacco, Patricia.
Publication: New York : Putnam & Grosset Group, 1998, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: To teach his granddaughter the value of books, a grandfather leads a growing crowd in search of
the tree where the bees keep all their honey.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 P756 1993
Title: A beekeeper's year / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Nick Von Ohlen.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Follows a beekeeper through the four seasons, showing how bees and humans work together to
make honey.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 J637 1994
Title: Bees love flowers : a 'guess who!' touch-and-feel flap book! / Richard Powell ; Justine Williams.
Author: Powell, Richard, 1957Publication: Shepton, Somerset, [England] : Treehouse Children's Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A touch-and-feel flap book that shows what animals love in a garden.
Call Number j: QH541.5.G3 B392 2001
Title: The beetle book / by Steve Jenkins.
Author: Jenkins, Steve, 1952Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An illustrated introduction to a variety of beetle species with information on unique
characteristics and how these insects have adapted to survive.
Call Number j: QL576 .J415 2012
Title: The beetle bush / by Beverly Keller ; illustrated by Marc Simont.
Author: Keller, Beverly.
Publication: New York : Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, c1976.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: A little girl allows pests to thrive in her garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .K281 1976
Title: Before & after : a book of nature timescapes / Jan Thornhill.
Author: Thornhill, Jan.
Publication: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Vibrant paintings depict various habitats and how they change through time.
Call Number j: QH541 .T393 1997
Title: The beggar's magic : a Chinese tale / retold by Margaret & Raymond Chang ; illustrated by David
Johnson.
Author: Chang, Margaret Scrogin.
Publication: New York : M. K. McElderry Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In this retelling of an ancient Chinese tale of magic, an old man conjures a pear tree bearing ripe
fruit.
Call Number j: SB373 .C363 1997
Title: Behold the trees / by Sue Alexander ; illustrated by Leonid Gore.
Author: Alexander, Sue, 1933Publication: New York : Arthur Levine Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A land once protected by all sorts of wonderful trees is reduced over time by war and
environmental neglect to desert, until new inhabitants plant trees and slowly make Israel bloom again.
Call Number j: QK490.I7 AL27 2001
Title: Belinda's bouquet / written by Leslea Newman ; illustrated by Michael Willhoite.
Author: Newman, Leslea.
Publication: Boston, Mass. : Alyson Wonderland, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Belinda's best friend Daniel, and Daniel's two mothers, help her to accept her body shape.
Call Number j: SB413.M37 N46 1991
Title: Ben plants a butterfly garden / Kate Petty, Axel Scheffler.
Author: Petty, Kate
Publication: London : Macmillan Children's, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: To attract butterflies Ben plants flowers among the nettles in his garden.
Call Number j: QL545 .P456 1998
Title: The Berenstain Bears grow-it / Stan & Jan Berenstain.

Author: Berenstain, Stan, 1923Publication: New York : Random House, c1996.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As Brother and Sister help Mama plant seeds in the garden, they discover the importance of seeds
and how they become useful and important plants. Includes various activities related to plants.
Call Number j: SB117 .B452 1996
Title: The berry book / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes different types of berries and how they grow. Includes recipes with berry ingredients.
Call Number j: SB381 .G352 2002
Title: Bertha's garden / by Elisabeth Dyjak ; illustrated by Janet Wilkins.
Author: Dyjak, Elisabeth.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As Mr. Rabbit enjoys sampling the vegetables in Bertha's garden, she becomes increasingly angry
and plans to get even with him in this charmingly illustrated tale.
Call Number j: SB321 .D989 1995
Title: The big bears.
Author: Johnson, Fred, 1908Publication: Washington, National Wildlife Federation [1973]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Two stories about Ranger Rick and his bear friends accompany descriptions of black, grizzly,
polar, and brown bears.
Call Number j: QL795.B4 J6217 1973
Title: The big idea / by Ellen Schecter ; illustrated by Bob Dorsey.
Author: Schecter, Ellen.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Eight-year-old Luz Mendez is determined to turn a run-down vacant lot into a garden like the one
her grandmother had in Puerto Rico, but she must convince her neighbors to help.
Call Number j: SB457.33.N4 N4, Sch21, 1996
Title: Big pumpkin / Erica Silverman ; illustrated by S. D. Schindler.
Author: Silverman, Erica.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A witch trying to pick a big pumpkin on Halloween discovers the value of cooperation when she
gets help from a series of monsters.

Call Number j: SB347 .Si39 1992


Title: Big red apple / by Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Judith Hoffman Corwin.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The wind blows an apple off a tree, a worm eats a tiny hole in it, a bird pecks at it, and a boy eats
it, spitting out the seeds--from which an apple tree grows.
Call Number j: SB363 .J648 1999
Title: The big seed / by Ellen Howard ; illustrated by Lillian Hoban.
Author: Howard, Ellen.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c 1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As her mystery seed develops throughout the summer, Bess finds that it is not a marigold but a
sunflower, and discovers that growing makes things just the right size.
Call Number j: SB117 .H832 1993
Title: The big tree / written and illustrated by Bruce Hiscock.
Author: Hiscock, Bruce.
Publication: New York : Atheneum, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the development of a large old maple tree from its growth from a seed during the
American Revolution to its maturity in the late twentieth century.
Call Number j: QK495.A17 H622 1991
Title: The biggest pumpkin ever / Steven Kroll ; illustrated by Jeni Bassett.
Author: Kroll, Steven.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two mice, independently and for different purposes, help a pumpkin grow into the biggest
pumpkin ever.
Call Number j: SB347 .K919 1984
Title: The biography of bananas / Rachel Eagen.
Author: Eagen, Rachel, 1979Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains the history of bananas, where they are grown, how they are harvested, and the different
varieties.
Call Number j: SB379.B2 Ea32 2006
Title: The biography of chocolate / Adrianna Morganelli.

Author: Morganelli, Adrianna, 1979Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2006.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book looks at everything about chocolate--botany, history, spread, production, harvesting,
the chocolate industry, and threats from rainforest destruction.
Call Number j: SB267 .M823 2006
Title: The biography of cotton / Carrie Gleason.
Author: Gleason, Carrie, 1973Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book explains everything about cotton--its history, spread, production, boll weevil
infestations, and the role of cotton in the world today.
Call Number j: SB245 .G471 2006
Title: The biography of rice / John Zronik.
Author: Zronik, John Paul, 1972Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book looks at everything about rice--the many varieties, plant structure, cultivation, history,
distribution, and social and environmental aspects of rice culture.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 Z8 2006
Title: The biography of rubber / written by Carrie Gleason.
Author: Gleason, Carrie, 1973Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book looks at everything about rubber--its botany, science, history, cultivation, products,
and recycling.
Call Number j: SB290 .G471 2006
Title: The biography of spices / Ellen Rodger.
Author: Rodger, Ellen.
Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book looks at everything about spices--definition, sources, history, varieties, trade,
cultivation, harvesting, and contemporary status of the industry.
Call Number j: SB305 .R615 2006
Title: The biography of sugar / Rachel Eagen.
Author: Eagen, Rachel, 1979Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: This book looks at everything about sugar--its history, spread, production, harvesting, refining,
uses, and future.
Call Number j: SB217 .Ea32 2006
Title: Bird / written by David Burnie.
Author: Burnie, David.
Publication: New York : DK Pub, 2008.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A photo essay on the world of birds examining such topics as body construction, feathers and
flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.
Call Number j: QL676 .B935 2008
Title: The bird alphabet book / by Jerry Pallotta ; illustrated by Edgar Stewart.
Author: Pallotta, Jerry.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Introduces the letters A-Z by describing birds and other winged animals.
Call Number j: QL676 .P179 1986
Title: The bird book / Neil and Karen Dawe ; illustrated by Joe Weissmann.
Author: Dawe, Neil.
Publication: New York : Workman Pub., [1988]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An illustrated field guide to thirty backyard birds common throughout North America, from blue
jays and juncos to sparrows and chickadees. Also discusses bird feeders, bird migration, nesting, and keeping
a bird journal.
Call Number j: QL681 .D31 1988
Title: Birds.
Author: [not listed]
Publication: San Francisco : Jules Books, [n.d.]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This field guide depicts and names nearly 75 wild and domestic birds.
Call Number j: QL673 .B532 n.d.
Title: Birds / by Kevin Henkes ; illustrated by Laura Dronzek.
Author: Henkes, Kevin.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Fascinated by the colors, shapes, sounds, and movements of the many different birds she sees
through her window, a little girl is happy to discover that she and they have something in common.
Call Number j: QL676 .H389 2009

Title: Birds / Terry Jennings ; [illustrated by Karen Daws..., et al].


Author: Jennings, Terry J.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, 1989, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This introduction to bird anatomy, habits, and behavior includes study questions, activities, and
experiments.
Call Number j: QL676 .J448 1982
Title: Birthday flowers / Catarina Kruusval.
Author: Kruusval, Catarina.
Publication: Stockholm ; New York : R & S Books, c1997.
Reading Level:
Summary: For her mother's birthday party, Ellen picks some flowers, and arranges them in a vase.
Call Number j: SB447 .K948 1997
Title: Bitter bananas / by Isaac Olaleye ; illustrated by Ed Young.
Author: Olaleye, Isaac.
Publication: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When baboons begin stealing the sweet palm sap that Yusuf sells at the market near his Nigerian
village, he makes a natural pest repellant using bananas.
Call Number j: SB299.P3 OL1 1994
Title: Blackberry booties / Tricia Gardella ; pictures by Glo Coalson.
Author: Gardella, Tricia.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mikki Jo is able to trade the blackberries she picks for what she needs to make a special present
for her baby cousin.
Call Number j: SB386.B6 G166 2000
Title: The blessing seed : a creation myth for the new millennium / written by Caitlin Matthews ; illustrated
by Alison Dexter.
Author: Matthews, Caitlin, 1952Publication: Kingswood, Bristol, U.K. : Barefoot Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this retelling of the biblical creation story, God gives man and woman a blessing seed after they
eat the fruit of the Tree of Life.
Call Number j: QK83.3 .M432 1998
Title: Blooming busytown.
Author: Scarry, Richard.
Publication: New York : Simon Spotlight, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Everyone in Busytown starts working on their gardens when Mr. Root organizes a garden contest.
Call Number j: SB453 .Sca77 2000
Title: Blossom tales : flower stories of many folk / by Patricia Hruby Powell ; illustrated by Sarah Dillard.
Author: Powell, Patricia Hruby, 1951Publication: North Kingstown, R.I. : Moon Mountain Pub., c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of fourteen folk tales about flowers from many different cultures.
Call Number j: QK83 .P871 2002
Title: The blossoms' ball / by Danielle Stein-Aubert ; illustrations by Virginie Peyre.
Author: Stein-Aubert, Danielle.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, 2003, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Over the course of one week, the flower children blossom into a variety of flowers, just in time for
the grand ball.
Call Number j: QK653 .St34 2002
Title: Blue potatoes, orange tomatoes : how to grow a rainbow garden / by Rosalind Creasy ; illustrations by
Ruth Heller.
Author: Creasy, Rosalind.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes how to plant and grow a variety of colorful vegetables, including red corn, yellow
watermelons, and multicolored radishes.
Call Number j: SB321 .C86b 1994
Title: The blue roses / by Linda Boyden ; illustrated by Amy Crdova.
Author: Boyden, Linda.
Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: By gardening with her grandfather, a Native American girl learns about life and loss.
Call Number j: SB411 .B693 2002
Title: The blue spruce / Mario Cuomo ; illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.
Author: Cuomo, Mario Matthew.
Publication: Chelsea, Mich. : Sleeping Bear Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When a storm knocks down the blue spruce tree in a boy's yard, he and his father work with all
their might to right the tree again.
Call Number j: SB428.5 .P4 C92 1999
Title: Blueberries for Sal / by Robert McCloskey.

Author: McCloskey, Robert, 1914-2003.


Publication: New York : Puffin Books, c1976.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Little Sal and Little Bear both lose their mothers while eating blueberries and almost end up with
the other's mother.
Call Number j: SB386.B7 M132 1976
Title: Blueberries for the Queen / John & Katherine Paterson ; illustrated by Susan Jeffers.
Author: Paterson, John Barstow.
Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In the summer of 1942, when Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands lives down the road from his
family's house in Massachusetts, young William decides to take her some of the blueberries he has picked.
Includes historical notes.
Call Number j: SB386.B7 P273 2004
Title: The blueberry shoe / story by Ann Dixon ; illustrated by Evon Zerbetz.
Author: Dixon, Ann.
Publication: Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Baby loses a shoe on a blueberry-picking trip, it becomes an object of curiosity for all the
animals on Ptarmigan Mountain before being rediscovered by the family with a surprise inside.
Call Number j: SB386.B7 D643 1999
Title: Bluebird summer / by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Bethanne Andersen.
Author: Hopkinson, Deborah.
Publication: [New York] : Greenwillow Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Gramps' farm isn't the same after Grandma's death, but slowly Mags and Cody work to recreate
her spirit by bringing back some of the things she loved.
Call Number j: QL676.2.B6 H777 2001
Title: Bluestem horizon : a story of a tallgrass prairie / by Evelyn Lee ; illustrated by Krista BraukmannTowns.
Author: Lee, Evelyn, 1957Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: While growing up on the tallgrass prairie, Young Bison and his three companions experience a
tornado, which separates them from the herd, and a prairie fire brought on by lightning.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P7 L511 1998
Title: The bonsai bear / by Bernard Libster ; illustrations by Aries Cheung.
Author: Libster, Bernard, 1940Publication: Bellevue, Wash. : Illumination Arts, c1999.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: A Japanese artist attempts to use bonsai cultivating techniques to control and limit the growth of
a young bear, not caring that he is denying the animal his proper place in nature.
Call Number j: SB450.5 L616 1999
Title: A book of fruit / by Barbara Hirsch Lember.
Author: Lember, Barbara Hirsch.
Publication: New York : Ticknor & Fields, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: This book of hand-tinted photographs shows fourteen fruits and where they grow.
Call Number j: SB355 .L542 1996
Title: A book of garden flowers.
Author: McKenny, Margaret
Publication: New York, Macmillan, 1940.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Thumbnail sketches of thirty-three garden flowers including historical information about different
countries where they came from and some of the legend associated with flowers.
Call Number j: SB405 .M19 1940
Title: A book of wild flowers, by Margaret McKenny and Edith F. Johnston.
Author: McKenny, Margaret
Publication: New York The Macmillan company [c1939]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Very brief descriptions of a number of familiar wildflowers.
Call Number j: QK112 .M19 1946
Title: The book of woodcraft / Ernest Thompson Seton.
Author: Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946.
Publication: Garden City, N. Y. : Garden City Pub. Co., c1921.
Call Number j: QH81 .Se77 1921
Title: A book takes root : the making of a picture book / by Michael Kehoe.
Author: Kehoe, Michael.
Publication: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Traces the process of making a picture book (Green Beans by Elizabeth Thomas) from idea to
manuscript to final publication.
Call Number j: SB108.P1 K26 1993
Title: Botany, by Taylor R. Alexander, R. Will Burnett, and Herbert S. Zim. Illustrated by Jean Zallinger.
Under the general editorship of Vera R. Webster.
Author: Alexander, Taylor Richard, 1915-

Publication: New York, Golden Press [1970]


Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: An introduction to the study of plants, including the life histories of the major kinds of living
plants, from microscopic bacteria to trees.
Call Number j: QK50 .AL27 1970
Title: Botany : 49 science fair projects / by Robert L. Bonnet and G. Daniel Keen.
Author: Bonnet, Robert L.
Publication: Blue Ridge Summit, Pa : TAB Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A collection of plant-based science projects exploring germination, photosynthesis, plant
dispersal, and other related experiments.
Call Number j: QK54 .B643 1989
Title: Botany projects for young scientists / Maurice Bleifeld.
Author: Bleifeld, Maurice.
Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A collection of activities and experiments involving plants, exploring such areas as
photosynthesis, plant structures, and growth.
Call Number j: QK54 .B615 1992
Title: Box turtle at Long Pond / William T. George ; pictures by Lindsay Barrett George.
Author: George, William T.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: On a busy day at Long Pond, Box Turtle searches for food, basks in the sun, and escapes a
raccoon.
Call Number j: QL644.2.T8 G293 1989
Title: Box Turtle at Silver Pond Lane / by Susan Korman ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.
Author: Korman, Susan
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Box Turtle feeds, sleeps in a hollow log until near dark, builds her nest, and lays four eggs, thus
completing her job as a mother.
Call Number j: QL644.2.T8 K841 2000
Title: The boy and the cherry tree / written by Daisaku Ikeda ; illustrated by Osamu Kiyosawa ; translated by
G. M. Williams.
Author: Ikeda, Daisaku.
Publication: Tokyo, Japan : Ushio ; c1974.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Even though a young boy is lonely since the death of his father in the war, he finds that, like the
cherry tree with its spring blossoms, he can build a happy world by not being beaten by the wintry weather.
Call Number j: SB366 .Ik3 1974
Title: The boy and the forest, by Will and Nicolas.
Author: Lipkind, William, 1904Publication: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, c1964.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Colored woodcuts illustrate this story of a boy who restores a forest by freeing its creatures from
an evil giant.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 L664 1964
Title: The boy who didn't believe in spring / Lucille Clifton ; pictures by Brinton Turkle. -Author: Clifton, Lucille, 1936Publication: New York : Dutton, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is "just around the corner."
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp .C613 1973
Title: The boy who dreamed of an acorn / by Leigh Casler ;illustrated by Shonto Begay.
Author: Casler, Leigh.
Publication: New York : Philomel, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: At first disappointed that his mountain quest has only given him a dream of a tiny acorn, a young
boy comes to recognize that his position in his tribe is as strong as the tree that grows from the acorn.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, U6, C269, 1994
Title: The boy who ran into the woods / by Jim Harrison.
Author: Harrison, Jim, 1937Publication: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After being blinded in one eye, a young boy becomes wild and unruly, until he discovers the
wonders of nature in the Michigan woods near his family's summer cabin.
Call Number j: QH104.5.N5 H246 2000
Title: Brave potatoes / Toby Speed ; illustrated by Barry Root.
Author: Speed, Toby.
Publication: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Potatoes set off across the darkened fair grounds to enjoy the rides, but Hackemup the chef has
other plans for them.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 Sp32 2000

Title: Bread comes to life : a garden of wheat and a loaf to eat / by George Levenson ; photography by
Shmuel Thaler.
Author: Levenson, George.
Publication: Berkeley : Tricycle Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A simple rhyming story of a loaf of bread's journey from sowed seed to hearty loaf. Includes bread
recipe.
Call Number j: SB191.W5 L576 2004
Title: Briar's book / by Tamora Pierce.
Author: Pierce, Tamora.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Briar, a young mage-in-training, and his teacher Rosethorn must use their herbal magic to fight a
deadly plague that is ravaging Summersea.
Call Number j: QK99.A1 P611 1999
Title: Bright beetle / Rick Chrustowski.
Author: Chrustowski, Rick.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the life cycle of the ladybug, from egg through larva and pupa stages to fully developed
adult.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 C468 2000
Title: A brighter garden : poetry / by Emily Dickinson ; collected by Karen Ackerman ; paintings by Tasha
Tudor.
Author: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An illustrated collection of poems by the famous nineteenth-century poet.
Call Number j: QH81 .D56 1990
Title: Bring in the pumpkins / by Dahlov Ipcar.
Author: Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach, 1917Publication: New York : Scholastic Books, c1976.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Relates in rhyme the farmer's struggle against the odds from spring planting to fall harvest and
Thanksgiving dinner.
Call Number j: S519 .I63 1976
Title: Bring me some apples and I'll make you a pie : a story about Edna Lewis / by Robbin Gourley.
Author: Gourley, Robbin.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c2009.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: From the whippoorwill's call on the first day of spring through the first snowfall, Edna and
members of her family gather fruits, berries, and vegetables from the fields, garden, and orchard on their
Virginia farm and turn them into wonderful meals. Includes facts about the life of Edna Lewis, a descendant
of slaves who grew up to be a famous chef, and five recipes.
Call Number j: SB186 .G74 2009
Title: Bringing the rain to Kapiti Plain : a Nandi tale / retold by Verna Aardema ; pictures by Beatriz Vidal.
Author: Aardema, Verna.
Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A retelling of the Kenyan tale about how Ki-pat brought rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P7ke Aa72 1981
Title: Bud / Kevin O'Malley.
Author: O'Malley, Kevin, 1961Publication: New York : Walker & Co., c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early gardeners.
Summary: The orderly Sweet-Williams are dismayed at their son's fondness for the messy pastime of
gardening.
Call Number j: SB453 .Om1 2000
Title: Buddha in the garden / David Bouchard ; paintings by Zhong-Yang Huang.
Author: Bouchard, Dave, 1952Publication: Vancouver, B.C., Canada : Raincoast Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3 advanced readers.
Summary: A boy who tends a temple garden turns into a Buddha statue after his special peony plant goes
dormant.
Call Number j: SB413.P4 B66 2001
Title: Bug zoo / Nick Baker.
Author: Baker, Nick
Publication: New York : DK Pub., 2010.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Naturalist Nick Baker shows the reader how to make miniature habitats for insects, snails and
worms, some interesting aspects of their lives and how to feed the contained creatures.
Call Number j: QL463 .B175 2010
Title: Bugs / Nancy Winslow Parker and Joan Richards Wright ; illustrations by Nancy Winslow Parker.
Author: Parker, Nancy Winslow.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Includes general information, jokes, and brief descriptions of the physical characteristics, habits,
and natural environment of a variety of common insects.

Call Number j: QL463 .P227 1987


Title: Bugs before time : prehistoric insects and their relatives / by Cathy Camper ; illustrated by Steve Kirk.
Author: Camper, Cathy
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of various prehistoric
insects some of which, including cockroaches, centipedes, and dragonflies, have survived into the present
day.
Call Number j: QL434 .C36 2002
Title: Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! / by Bob Barner.
Author: Barner, Bob.
Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A nonsense rhyme introduces children to familiar bugs. Includes a fun facts section.
Call Number j: QL468 .B26 1999
Title: Bulb to tulip / Oliver S. Owen.
Author: Owen, Oliver S., 1920Publication: Edina, Minn. : Abdo & Daughters, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to tulips--their botany, history, and cultivation.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 Ow2 1996
Title: Bumblebee at Apple Tree Lane / by Laura Gates Galvin ; illustrated by Kristin Kest.
Author: Galvin, Laura Gates, 1963Publication: Norwalk, CT : Soundprints, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Bumblebee emerges from hibernation, builds a nest, lays eggs, and begins the process of creating
a busy bumblebee colony.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 G38 2000
Title: Bumblebee, bumblebee, do you know me? : a garden guessing game / Anne Rockwell.
Author: Rockwell, Anne F.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Early pre-readers.
Summary: A series of riddles that first give descriptions of various flowers and then reveal their names.
Call Number j: SB406 .R593 1999
Title: A bunny for all seasons / by Janet Schulman ; illustrated by Meilo So.
Author: Schulman, Janet.
Publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2003.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: A little brown bunny enjoys visiting a garden from summer to spring, especially when a gray
bunny shares the fun.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s Sch81 2003
Title: The Burgess flower book for children / by Thornton W. Burgess. -Author: Burgess, Thornton Waldo, 1874-1965.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1923.
Call Number j: QK49 .B912 1923
Title: Buried treasure : roots & tubers / Meredith Sayles Hughes and Tom Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Relates the history and describes the use and production of such roots and tubers as potatoes,
yams, cassava, carrots, beets, turnips, radishes, and parsnips. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB209 .H874 1998
Title: Bush party / Tricia Oktober.
Author: Oktober, Tricia.
Publication: Sydney, [Australia] : Hodder and Stoughton, 1986.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Gecko invites his friends from the Australian bush to a party in his beautiful garden.
Call Number j: QH197 .Ok7 1986
Title: Busy buzzy bee / [written by Elizabeth Lawrence ; illustrated by Katy Rhodes.
Author: Lawrence, Elizabeth, 1904-1985.
Publication: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c2002.
Reading Level:
Summary: Busy Buzzy Bee works hard all day making a special treat for insect friends.
Call Number j: QL568 .L435 2002
Title: Busy, buzzy bees / by Allan Fowler.
Author: Fowler, Allan.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This is a simple look at bees, a close-up view of life in a honeybee hive, and an explanation of the
role of bees in pollination.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 F829 1995
Title: The busy tree / by Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Lisa Falkenstern.
Author: Ward, Jennifer, 1963Publication: New York : Marshall Cavendish Children, c2009.

Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.


Summary: Many different types of wildlife live in and around a tree that is their home, from chipmunks and
woodpeckers to ants and spiders.
Call Number j: QK475 .W213 2009
Title: A busy year / Leo Lionni.
Author: Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, 1993, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mouse twins befriend a tree and watch it grow and change throughout each month of the year.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 L661 1992
Title: Butterflies and moths / text by Elaine Pascoe ; photograohs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Pascoe, Elaine.
Publication: Woodbridge, Conn. : Blackbirch Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Investigates the physical characteristics, reproductive processes, habitats, and metamorphoses of
butterflies and moths through hands-on projects.
Call Number j: QL541 .P263 1997
Title: Butterflies and moths : a guide to the more common American species / by Robert T. Mitchell and
Herbert S. Zim ; illustrated by Andre Durenceau.
Author: Mitchell, Robert T.
Publication: New York : Golden Press ; Racine, Wis. : Western Pub. Co., 1987.
Reading Level:
Summary: This book illustrates in full color 423 of the most common, wide-spread, important, or unusual
North American species of Lepidoptero.
Call Number j: QL548 .M695 1987
Title: Butterflies in the garden / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduction to common garden butterflies and butterfly plants.
Call Number j: QL545 .L562 2002
Title: Butterfly / by Claire Llewellyn ; illustrated by Simon Mendez.
Author: Llewellyn, Claire.
Publication: Chanhassen, Minn. : NorthWord Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle of the monarch butterfly from egg to caterpillar to adult.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 L77 2003

Title: The butterfly / text by Maria M. Mudd ; illustrations by Wendy Smith-Griswold.


Author: Mudd, Maria M.
Publication: New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle of butterflies and depicts several species.
Call Number j: QL541 .M883 1991
Title: Butterfly & moth / written by Paul Whalley ; [special photography, Colin Keates, Kim Taylor, and
Dave King].
Author: Whalley, Paul.
Publication: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Photographs and text explore the behavior and life cycles of butterflies and moths, examining
mating rituals, camouflage, habitat, growth from pupa to larva to adult, and other aspects.
Call Number j: QL541 .W554 1988
Title: The butterfly alphabet book / by Brian Cassie and Jerry Pallotta ; illustrated by Mark Astrella.
Author: Cassie, Brian, 1953Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The letters of the alphabet are illustrated by pictures and descriptions of butterflies from around
the world.
Call Number j: QL541 .C273 1995
Title: Butterfly and caterpillar / Barrie Watts.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: Morristown, N. J. : Silver Burdett, 1986, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Photographs follow the development of a butterfly from mating to birth of the caterpillar to
chrysalis to the emergence of the butterfly.
Call Number j: QL541 .W349 1985
Title: The butterfly book : a kid's guide to attracting, raising, and keeping butterflies / by Kersten Hamilton.
Author: Hamilton, Kersten R.
Publication: Santa Fe, N. M. : John Muir Publications, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains how to attract, identify, and raise butterflies.
Call Number j: QL541 .H18 1997
Title: The butterfly boy / Laurence Yep ; pictures by Jeanne M. Lee.
Author: Yep, Laurence.
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A boy in long-ago China sees the world around him from a butterfly's point of view. Based on the
writings of philosopher Chuang Tzu.
Call Number j: QL541 .Y43 1993
Title: Butterfly count / by Sneed B. Collard III ; illustrated by Paul Kratter.
Author: Collard, Sneed B.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Amy and her mother look for a very special butterfly while attending the annual Fourth of July
Butterfly Count at a prairie restoration site. Includes factual information about butterflies and how to attract
and watch them.
Call Number j: QL541 .C684 2002
Title: Butterfly eyes and other secrets of the meadow / written by Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by Beth
Krommes.
Author: Sidman, Joyce.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Poetry riddles and science wisdom reveal the hidden world of the meadow.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M4 Si13 2006
Title: The butterfly garden / by Judith Levicoff with Mark Steilen ; illustrated by Ben and Tina Garrison.
Author: Levicoff, Judith.
Publication: Seattle : Storytellers Ink, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Jerry raises a monarch butterfly which is released in the Butterfly Lady's garden.
Call Number j: QL545 .L578 1994
Title: Butterfly house / by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Greg Shed.
Author: Bunting, Eve, 1928Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: With the help of her grandfather, a little girl makes a house for a larva and watches it develop
before setting it free, and every summer after that butterflies come to visit her.
Call Number j: QL545 .B886 1999
Title: The butterfly hunt / Yoshi.
Author: Yoshi.
Publication: [Saxonville, Mass.] : Picture Book Studio, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A boy pursues and captures elusive butterflies but decides that it is more fun to carry home his
memories than a trophy.
Call Number j: QL541 .Y83 1990

Title: A butterfly is patient / Dianna Hutts Aston ; [illustrated by] Sylvia Long.
Author: Aston, Dianna Hutts
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Colorful illustrations and simple text describe the many characteristics of butterflies.
Call Number j: QL541 .As868 2011
Title: The butterfly seeds / Mary Watson.
Author: Watson, Mary, 1953Publication: New York : Tambourine Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When his family comes to America, Jake brings special seeds that produce a wonderful reminder
of his grandfather.
Call Number j: QL545 .W335 1995
Title: Butterfly story / Anca Hariton.
Author: Hariton, Anca.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduction to the development and hatching of a butterfly, following the process from the
laying of eggs to the emergence of the butterfly from the cocoon.
Call Number j: QL541 .H225 1995
Title: The butterfly's treasure / by Schim Schimmel.
Author: Schimmel, Schim, 1954Publication: Burbank, Calif. : SchimmelSmith Pub., c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An old Monarch butterfly passes along his wisdom about the earth's animals to a young caterpillar.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 Sch32 2009
Title: Button, bucket, sky / by Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrations by Vicki Jo Redenbaugh.
Author: Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Annie Livemore, her cat, and two of her friends collect acorns, carefully nurture them until they
are big enough to be planted in the ground, and then grow old with all the oak trees they have planted.
Includes instructions on growing oak trees from acorns.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, M364, 1998
Title: Cabbage moon / story by Tim Chadwick ; pictures by Piers Harper.
Author: Chadwick, Tim.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, 1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Albert the rabbit doesn't like cabbage until he finds out what the moon is really made of.
Call Number j: SB331 .C346 1994
Title: Cabbages and kings / a story by Elizabeth Seabrook ; paintings by Jamie Wyeth.
Author: Seabrook, Elizabeth.
Publication: New York : Viking, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Albert, the asparagus whose family has grown in Farmer John's vegetable garden for years, and a
newcomer, Herman the cabbage, spend the days from spring until time for the fair getting to know each
other.
Call Number j: SB321 .Se11 1997
Title: Cacti and other succulents / written by Wendy Madgwick.
Author: Madgwick, Wendy, 1946Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the many varieties of cacti and other succulent plants found around the world.
Call Number j: SB438.A1 M264 1992
Title: Cactus / Jason Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Jason, 1942Publication: Vero Beach, Fla. : Rourke Enterprises, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction to cactus types, characteristics, and habitat.
Call Number j: SB438.C12 C786 1991
Title: Cactus / [text and ilustrations, Yoko Kitani ; translated from Japanese, Miwa Pierre-Audain].
Author: Kitami, Yoko
Publication: Mexico, D.F. : Fondo de Cultura Economica, 2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Somalico tries to take good care of a cactus.
Call Number j: SB438.C12 K648 2005
Title: Cactus / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the physical characteristics, growth patterns, habitats, and varieties of cacti.
Call Number j: SB438.C12 L562 1992
Title: Cactus / by Cynthia Overbeck ; photographs by Shabo Hani.
Author: Overbeck, Cynthia.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1982.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: Describes the special parts of the cactus plant and how they work together to enable the plant to
survive in the desert by storing water.
Call Number j: SB438.C12 Ov2 1982
Title: Cactus cafe : a story of the Sonoran Desert / by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld ; illustrated by Paul
Mirocha.
Author: Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the activities of various animals living in the Sonoran Desert and their dependence on
the saguaro cactus for sustenance.
Call Number j: SB438.3.S14 Z72 1997
Title: Cactus desert / by Donald M. Silver ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.
Author: Silver, Donald M., 1947Publication: New York : Learning Triangle Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the plants and animals that thrive in a desert, including saguaros, scorpions, and yuccas.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 Si39 1995
Title: Cactus hotel / Brenda Z. Guiberson ; illustrated by Megan Lloyd.
Author: Guiberson, Brenda Z.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, 1993, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle of the giant saguaro cactus, with an emphasis on its role as a home for
other desert dwellers.
Call Number j: SB438.3.S14 G94 1991
Title: Cactus poems / poems by Frank Asch ; photographs and notes by Ted Levin.
Author: Asch, Frank.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Poems and photographs depict desert ecosystems in North America.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 As23 1998
Title: Cactus soup / by Eric A. Kimmel ; pictures by Phil Huling.
Author: Kimmel, Eric A.
Publication: New York : Marshall Cavendish, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this variation on Stone Soup, during the Mexican Revolution hungry soldiers charm the
townspeople into helping make a soup from water and a cactus thorn.
Call Number j: SB438.C12 K571 2004

Title: Calabazas / Jacqueline Farmer ; illustrado por Phyllis Limbacher Tildes ; traduccion de Eida del Risco.
Author: Farmer, Jacqueline.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents a history of pumpkins and explains how they are grown. Also includes their nutritional
value, facts, and pumpkin recipes.
Call Number j: SB347 .F228 2006
Title: Calavera abecedario : a Day of the Dead alphabet book / Jeanette Winter.
Author: Winter, Jeanette.
Publication: Orlando : Harcourt, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Beautifully illustrated Spanish Alphabet.
Call Number j: QK83.2.D3 W734 2004
Title: California wildflowers : a children's field guide to the state's most common flowers / illustrations by
DD Dowden ; text by Beverly Magley.
Author: Magley, Beverly.
Publication: Billings, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Common California wildflowers are described and illustrated with color drawings. They are
grouped by habitat and each habitat also has a general description.
Call Number j: QK149.A1 M273 1989
Title: California's giant trees; the coast redwoods and the sequoias of the Sierra, by Harriett E. Weaver.
Author: Weaver, Harriett E.
Publication: Menlo Park, Calif., Lane Magazine & Book Co. [1969]
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A social science textbook introducing the history, ecology, uses, and need for conservation of the
redwood and sequoia trees of California.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 W37g 1969
Title: Calling the doves / story by Juan Felipe Herrera ; pictures by Elly Simmons = El canto de las palomas
/ escrito por Juan Felipe Herrera ; ilustrado por Elly Simmons.
Author: Herrera, Juan Felipe.
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this bilingual autobiography, the Mexican American poet Juan Felipe Herrera describes his
childhood in California as the son of migrant workers. Vibrant illustrations bring Herrera's words to life.
Call Number j: SB186 .H43 1995
Title: El camino de Amelia / por Linda Jacobs Altman ; ilustrado por Enrique O. Snchez ; traducido por
Daniel Santacruz.

Author: Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tired of moving, Amelia, the daughter of migrant farm workers, feels at home when she discovers
an old tree next to a rocky road.
Call Number j: SB186 .AL79s 1993
Title: Camouflage : changing to hide / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book explains and depicts how and why some animals can change their appearance to
protect themselves.
Call Number j: QH546 .K126c 2005
Title: The camping trip that changed America : Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and our national parks / by
Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein.
Author: Rosenstock, Barbara.
Publication: New York, N.Y. : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Offers insight into the camping trip that President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir
took to the redwoods of Yosemite in 1903, during which the two men had experiences and conversations
that eventually contributed to the establishment of national parks in the United States.
Call Number j: QH104 .R67 2012
Title: Can do : 10 words / story by Bob and Nancy Reese ; pictures by Bob Reese.
Author: Reese, Bob.
Publication: Provo, Utah : Aro ; c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A girl and boy clear a vacant lot and plant a garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .R259 1993
Title: Can I help? / by Marilyn Janovitz.
Author: Janovitz, Marilyn.
Publication: New York : North-South Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A little wolf's father gratefully accepts his son's offer to work with him in the garden, even though
the cub is sometimes more of a hindrance than a help.
Call Number j: SB453 .J264 1996
Title: Caring for our forests / Carol Greene.
Author: Greene, Carol.
Publication: Hillside, N. J. : Enslow Publishers, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Simple text describes the different kinds of forests, their ecological significance and
interrelationships, and how they can be preserved.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 G83 1991
Title: Carlos and the cornfield / story by Jan Romero Stevens ; illustrated by Jeanne Arnold = Carlos y la
milpa de maz / cuento por Jan Romero Stevens / ilustrado por Jeanne Arnold.
Author: Stevens, Jan Romero.
Publication: Flagstaff, Ariz. : Rising Moon, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When he sees the results of not following his father's instructions on the proper way to plant
corn, a young boy tries to make things right.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 St47 1995
Title: Carlos and the squash plant / story by Jan Romero Stevens ; illustrated by Jeanne Arnold = Carlos y la
planta de calabaza / cuento por Jan Romero Stevens ; ilustrado por Jeanne Arnold.
Author: Stevens, Jan Romero.
Publication: Flagstaff, Ariz. : Northland Pub., 1995, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Having ignored his mother's warnings about what will happen if he doesn't bathe after working on
his family's New Mexico farm, Carlos awakens one morning to find a squash growing out of his ear.
Call Number j: SB347 .St47 1995
Title: Carl's afternoon in the park / Alexandra Day.
Author: Day, Alexandra.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Carl the rottweiler, in charge of a baby and a puppy, takes advantage of Mom's absence to lead
them on a wild romp through the park.
Call Number j: SB481 .D33 1991
Title: Carnivorous plants / by Nancy J. Nielsen.
Author: Nielsen, Nancy J.
Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes various plants that prey on animals, including Venus fly traps, bladderworts, sundews,
butterworts, and pitcher plants.
Call Number j: QK917 .N554 1992
Title: Carnivorous plants / by Cynthia Overbeck ; photographs by Kiyoshi Shimizu.
Author: Overbeck, Cynthia.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the Venus fly trap, sundew, pitcher plant, and bladderwort, and explains how active and
passive traps work in these meat-eating plants.

Call Number j: QK917 Ov2 1982


Title: Carrie Hepple's garden / Ruth Craft ; illustrated by Irene Haas.
Author: Craft, Ruth.
Publication: New York : Atheneum, c1979.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Three children venture into eccentric Carrie Hepple's garden in search of their ball and learn
some strange and unexpected things about plants and animals.
Call Number j: SB455 .C842 1979
Title: The carrot and other root vegetables / Millicent E. Selsam ; photographs by Jerome Wexler. -Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York : William Morrow, c1971.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the growth, fertilization, and harvesting of various root vegetables: carrots, radishes,
turnips, beets, and sweet potatoes.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 Se48 1971
Title: The carrot seed / story by Ruth Krauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson.
Author: Krauss, Ruth.
Publication: [New York] : Harper & Row, c1945.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot he plants.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 K868 1945
Title: The carrot seed / story by Ruth Krauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson.
Author: Krauss, Ruth.
Publication: [New York] : HarperFestival, 1993, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot he plants.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 K868b 1993
Title: Caterpillar's wish / Mary Murphy.
Author: Murphy, Mary, 1961Publication: New York : DK Pub., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Caterpillar wants to fly away with her friends Bee and Ladybug, and she can after she becomes a
butterfly.
Call Number j: QL545 .M955 1999
Title: Catnip / Millicent E. Selsam ; photographs by Jerome Wexler.
Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York : William Morrow, c1983.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: Text and photographs describe the physical structure, uses, effects, cultivation, and history of
catnip.
Call Number j: SB295.C46 Se49 1983
Title: Cecil's garden / by Holly Keller.
Author: Keller, Holly.
Publication: [New York] : Greenwillow Books, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After seeing how arguing affects the other animals, Cecil figures out how to plant a vegetable
garden that he and his friends can all enjoy.
Call Number j: SB321 .K282 2002
Title: Celebritrees : historic & famous trees of the world / Margi Preus ; illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon.
Author: Preus, Margi
Publication: New York : Henry Holt and Co., c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The 14 trees in this book have earned the title "Celebritrees" for their global fame and
significance. Both in fact and in legend, these fascinating trees remind us not only how much pleasure trees
bring, but what they can tell us about history.
Call Number j: QK477.H4 P74 2010
Title: Charlotte in Giverny / by Joan MacPhail Knight ; watercolor illustrations by Melissa Sweet.
Author: Knight, Joan.
Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A young American girl moves with her family to Giverny, where she gardens and meets famous
impressionist painters.
Call Number j: SB466.F91 K745 2000
Title: Cherries and cherry pits / Vera B. Williams.
Author: Williams, Vera B.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Bidemmi draws pictures and tells stories about cherries.
Call Number j: SB366 .W675 1986
Title: Cherry tree / by Ruskin Bond ; illustrated by Allan Eitzen.
Author: Bond, Ruskin.
Publication: Honesdale, Pa. : Caroline House, 1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this story from India about life and growing older, a little girl plants a cherry seed and cares for
the cherry tree through its difficult life.
Call Number j: SB366 .B64 1996

Title: Chess-dream in a garden / text by Rosemary Sutcliff ; inspired and illustrated by Ralph Thompson.
Author: Sutcliff, Rosemary.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The White King--with his queen, bishops, knights, and pawns-- faces the Red Horde in a chesslike battle in the most beautiful garden in the world.
Call Number j: SB455 .Su83 1993
Title: Chicka chicka boom boom / by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault ; illustrated by Lois Ehlert.
Author: Martin, Bill, 1916-2004.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a
coconut tree.
Call Number j: SB299.P3 M364 1989
Title: Children of the forest / Elsa Beskow ; English version by Alison Sage.
Author: Beskow, Elsa Maartman, 1874-1953.
Publication: London : E. Benn, 1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Shows the life of a miniature family who dwell in harmony with the natural environment of their
forest home.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 B463 1982
Title: Children save the rain forest / Dorothy Hinshaw Patent ; photographs by Dan L. Perlman.
Author: Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.
Publication: New York : Cobblehill Books/Dutton, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced reader.
Summary: Explores the International Children's Rain Forest (Bosque Eterno de los Nios), 40,000 acres of
Costa Rica saved from destruction by children's contributions.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27cac P272 1996
Title: The children's book of Kwanzaa : a guide to celebrating the holiday / by Dolores Johnson.
Author: Johnson, Dolores.
Publication: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1997, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This guide to the origins, principles, symbols, and celebration of Kwanzaa includes activities.
Call Number j: QK83.2.K8 J631 1996
Title: The children's garden book : instructions, plans & stories : a voice from a gentle age / by Olive Percival
; decorations by the author.
Author: Percival, Olive, 1869-1945.

Publication: San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, c2005.


Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults. [Note: These are located in Main Stacks.]
Summary: A gentle voice from the past encourages children to garden, provides information about garden
techniques and plants, and provides plans for fifteen different theme gardens.
Call Number j: SB474 .P412 2005
Title: A child's book of birds / by Luis M. Henderson.
Author: Henderson, Luis M.
Publication: New York : Maxton Publishers, 1946.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple descriptions of many familiar birds including the chickadee, robin, blackbird, sparrow,
hummingbird, and owl.
Call Number j: QL673 .H383 1946
Title: A child's book of trees.
Author: Swenson, Valerie.
Publication: New York, Maxton [c1953]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Brief descriptions of various kinds of trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .Sw42 1953
Title: A child's book of wildflowers / M. A. Kelly ; illustrated by Joyce Powzyk.
Author: Kelly, M. A.
Publication: New York : Four Winds Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes 24 common North American wildflowers, discussing their appearance, blooming
season, and significance in history and folklore.
Call Number j: QK112 .K297 1992
Title: A child's good morning book / Margaret Wise Brown ; pictures by Jean Charlot.
Author: Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As the sun rises, birds, horses, rabbits, flowers, bugs, and finally children get up to start their day.
Call Number j: QK761 .B814 1995
Title: A child's organic garden / by Lee Fryer and Leigh Bradford ; photographs by Judith Goodman and
Frank Van Riper ; foreword by Eddie Albert ; illustrations by Leigh Bradford and Carl Bradford.
Author: Fryer, Lee, 1908Publication: Washington, D. C. : Acropolis Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Follows the activities of a young gardener as she plans, creates, cultivates, and harvests her first
organic garden.
Call Number j: S605.5 .F948c 1989

Title: Chiles for Benito = Chiles para Benito / by Ana Baca ; illustrations by Anthony Accardo ; Spanish
translation by Jose Juan Colin.
Author: Baca, Ana.
Publication: Houston : Piata Books, 2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: As they prepare to make the traditional "chile ristras," strings of red peppers, Christina's
grandmother tells her the story of how magical chile seeds given to her great grandfather, a farmer in the
hills of New Mexico, ensured the continuation of the chile pepper.
Call Number j: SB351.P4 B33 2003
Title: Chipmunk at Hollow Tree Lane / by Victoria Sherrow ; illustrated by Allen Davis.
Author: Sherrow, Victoria.
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes how Chipmunk gathers and stores food to prepare for winter.
Call Number j: QL795.C5 Sh57 1994
Title: Chita's Christmas tree / by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.
Author: Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald.
Publication: New York : Bradbury Press, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Papa and Chita leave downtown Baltimore in a buggy to find a Christmas tree in the deep woods.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 H832 1989
Title: Chocolate / Claire Llewellyn.
Author: Llewellyn, Claire.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents facts about the cocoa bean, including how it is grown, harvested, marketed, and turned
into a variety of chocolate products.
Call Number j: SB267 .L77 1998
Title: The Christmas cupboard, written and illustrated by Margo Hoff.
Author: Hoff, Margo.
Publication: New York, Funk & Wagnalls [1968]
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Gives origin, use, and sketch of twenty-nine spices, herbs, and plants--from almond and anise to
winter weeds--that are found in home and kitchen at Christmas.
Call Number j: QK83 .H673 1968
Title: The Christmas flower. Illus. by Tom Lea.
Author: Jackson, Joseph Henry, 1894-1955.

Publication: New York, Harcourt, Brace [1951]


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The story of the gifts that children brought for a church at Christmas time retells the Mexican
legend about the flower now known as the poinsettia.
Call Number j: SB455 .J13c 1951
Title: The Christmas tree / Barbara Segall.
Author: Segall, Barbara.
Publication: London : Ebury Press, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers of adults.
Summary: A history of the Christmas tree and its traditions from ancient times to modern day.
Call Number j: QK83.2.C4 Se37c 1995
Title: Christmas tree farm / Sandra Jordan.
Author: Jordan, Sandra, 1947Publication: New York : Orchard Books, 1996, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the activities that take place on a Christmas tree farm in Rhode Island throughout each
season of the year.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 J766 1993
Title: Christmas tree farm / by Ann Purmell ; illustrated by Jill Weber.
Author: Purmell, Ann
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A boy describes how he, his grandfather, and the rest of his family work on their tree farm
throughout the year to prepare Christmas trees.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 P87 2006
Title: Christmas trees / Robert Frost ; illustrated by Ted Rand.
Author: Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, 1996, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An offer from a city man to buy the trees on his land awakens in a country fellow a keener
awareness of the value of both his trees and his friends at Christmas.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 F929 1996
Title: Chrysanthemum / by Kevin Henkes.
Author: Henkes, Kevin.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun
of it.
Call Number j: SB413.C55 H389 1991

Title: El ciclo de vida de la mariposa / Bobbie Kalman ; ilustrado por Margaret Amy Reiach.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes in Spanish the various stages of a monarch butterfly's life, from egg to caterpillar to
pupa to butterfly. Also includes information about butterfly gardening.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 K126s 2005
Title: El ciclo de vida del arbol / Bobbie Kalman y Kathryn Smithyman ; ilustraciones de Barbara Bedell.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., [2005]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text in Spanish and photographs describe the basic facts about trees, theri function in a forest,
and how they benefit animals, people, and the environment.
Call Number j: QK475 .K126s 2005
Title: Cinderlily : a floral fairy tale in three acts / directed, designed, and choreographed by David Ellwand ;
libretto by Christine Tagg.
Author: Ellwand, David.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Flowers represent all the characters in this version of the classic fairy tale, Cinderella.
Call Number j: SB447 .EL59 2003
Title: Circles of hope / written by Karen Lynn Williams ; illustrated by Linda Saport.
Author: Williams, Karen Lynn.
Publication: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After many futile attempts to plant a mango tree in honor of his new baby sister, a young Haitian
boy discovers the perfect solution.
Call Number j: SB435.5 .W673 2005
Title: El circulo de las calabazas : historia de un huerto / historia de George Levenson ; fotografia de Shmuel
Thaler ; traduccion de Alberto Jimenez Rioja.
Author: Levenson, George.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Rhyming text and photographs follow a pumpkin patch as it grows and changes, from seeds to
plants to pumpkins ready to harvest, to jack-o-lanterns and then to seeds again. Praised as one of the best
children's science books, this remarkable resource teaches about pumpkins, life cycles, and the life of a
farmer.
Call Number j: SB347 .L576s 1999

Title: Citrus fruits / Susan Wake ; illustrations by John Yates.


Author: Wake, Susan.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, 1990, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes several citrus fruits, their importance, and their histories and presents several recipes.
Call Number j: SB369 .W137 1990
Title: City green / DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan.
Author: DiSalvo-Ryan, DyAnne.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Marcy and Miss Rosa start a campaign to clean up an empty lot and turn it into a community
garden.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .D63 1994
Title: The city kid's field guide / Ethan Herberman.
Author: Herberman, Ethan.
Publication: New York : Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the wildlife and plants commonly found in a variety of urban environments, including
backyards, vacant lots, parks, and city margins.
Call Number j: QH541.5.V3 H415 1989
Title: City leaves, city trees / photos and photograms by the author.
Author: Gallob, Edward.
Publication: New York : Scribner, 1972.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Brief text, photographs, and photograms introduce the characteristics of the leaves, flowers, and
fruit of such commonly found city trees as the magnolia, basswood, beech, and cherry.
Call Number j: QK649 .G137 1972
Title: Clara Caterpillar / by Pamela Duncan Edwards ; illustrated by Henry Cole.
Author: Edwards, Pamela Duncan.
Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins Publishers, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: By camouflaging herself, Clara Caterpillar, who becomes a cabbage butterfly, courageously saves
Catisha the crimson-colored butterfly from a hungry crow.
Call Number j: QL561.P5 Ed97 2001
Title: A class trip to Miss Hallberg's butterfly garden / Gay Bishop Brorstrom ; illustrated by Kathy Goetzel.
Author: Brorstrom, Gay Bishop.
Publication: Sebastopol, Calif. : Pipevine Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A class learns about butterflies on a field trip to the Hallberg Butterfly Gardens in Sebastopol,
California.
Call Number j: QL545 .B648 2000
Title: Cocoa ice / by Diana Appelbaum ; pictures by Holly Meade.
Author: Appelbaum, Diana Karter.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A girl in Santo Domingo tells how cocoa is harvested during the late 1800s while at the same time
her counterpart in Maine tells about the harvesting of ice.
Call Number j: SB267 .Ap48 1997
Title: Colorado wildflowers : a beginner's field guide to the state's most common flowers / text by Charlotte
Foltz Jones ; illustrations by D. D. Dowden.
Author: Jones, Charlotte Foltz.
Publication: Billings, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Common Colorado wildflowers are described and illustrated with color drawings. They are
grouped by habitat and each habitat is also generally described.
Call Number j: QK150 .J712 1994
Title: Come on into my tropical garden : poems for children / Grace Nichols ; illustrations by Caroline
Binch.
Author: Nichols, Grace, 1950Publication: New York : Lippincott, 1990, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A collection of poems which evoke the Caribbean, its people, plants, and animals.
Call Number j: SB379.A5 N516 1990
Title: Common ground : the water, earth, and air we share / Molly Bang.
Author: Bang, Molly.
Publication: New York : Blue Sky Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A parable and warning about the consumption of shared resources.
Call Number j: S936 .B224 1997
Title: The complete adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie / pictures & words by May Gibbs.
Author: Gibbs, May.
Publication: Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1981, [c1946].
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Fantasy about the adventures of wildlife in Australia.
Call Number j: QH197 .G354.5 1981

Title: The complete backyard nature activity book / written and illustrated by Robin Michal Koontz ; with
consulting by Daniel Fenske.
Author: Koontz, Robin Michal.
Publication: New York : Learning Triangle Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Tells how to create appropriate habitats for birds, butterflies, frogs, bats, and other small
creatures in the backyard or neighborhood. Includes simple building and gardening projects.
Call Number j: QL59 .K837 1998
Title: Compost, by gosh! : an adventure with vermicomposting / written and illustrated by Michelle Eva
Portman.
Author: Portman, Michelle Eva.
Publication: Kalamazoo, Mich. : Flower Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Rhyming text and illustrations augment this introduction to the stages and benefits of earthworm
composting.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 P837 2003
Title: Compost critters / text and photographs by Bianca Lavies.
Author: Lavies, Bianca.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes what happens in a compost pile and how creatures, from bacteria and mites to
millipedes and earthworms, aid in the process of turning compost into humus.
Call Number j: S654 .L391 1993
Title: Compost! : growing gardens from your garbage / by Linda Glaser ; pictures by Anca Hariton.
Author: Glaser, Linda.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1996
Reading Level: Age group 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrates how to grow gardens from your garbage.
Call Number j: S654 .G462 1996
Title: Compost stew : an A to Z recipe for the earth / by Mary McKenna Siddals ; illustrated by Ashley
Wolff.
Author: Siddals, Mary McKenna
Publication: Berkeley : Tricycle Press, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A rhyming recipe explains how to make the dark, crumbly, rich, earth-friendly food called
compost from A to Z.
Call Number j: S654 .S53 2010
Title: Composting : nature's recyclers / by Robin Koontz ; illustrated by Matthew Harrad.
Author: Koontz, Robin Michal.

Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2007.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes what composting is, what goes into compost, and why composting is beneficial.
Call Number j: S654 .K837 2007
Title: Conserving rainforests / Martin Banks.
Author: Banks, Martin, 1947Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Rainforests are among the most ancient and beautiful habitats on earth. In this book you will learn
about the value of rainforests and why they are being destroyed so rapidly.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 B226 1989
Title: Container gardening for kids / Ellen Talmage ; photographed by Bruce Curtis.
Author: Talmage, Ellen.
Publication: New York : Sterling, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides instructions for propagating and caring for plants, with more than twenty beginning
gardening projects.
Call Number j: SB417 .T147 1996
Title: Cookie Monster and the cookie tree / by David Korr ; illustrated by Joe Mathieu.
Author: Korr, David.
Publication: Racine, Wis. : Western Pub. Co., in conjunction with Children's Television Workshop, c1977.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Cookie Monster and a clever, selfish witch are forced into a seemingly impossible situation:
sharing cookies from her cookie tree.
Call Number j: SB170 .K843 1997
Title: Cool as a cucumber, hot as a pepper : fruit vegetables / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the history and uses of plants that are normally thought of as vegetables but share some
of the traits of fruits, such as tomatoes, avocados, squash, and peppers. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB321 .H872 1999
Title: Cool woods : a trip around the world's boreal forest / Jane Drake & Ann Love ; art by Andrew Kiss.
Author: Drake, Jane.
Publication: Toronto : Tundra Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Introductions to the boreal forests in the subarctic region.
Call Number j: QH541.5.T3 D789 2003

Title: Corn / by Ann L. Burckhardt ; reading consultant, Robin Johnston.


Author: Burckhardt, Ann, 1933Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Bridgestone Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text introduces corn, its cultivation, history, uses, and instructions for making a corn husk
wreath.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 B893 1996
Title: Corn / Pam Robson.
Author: Robson, Pam.
Publication: London ; New York : Children's Press, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces corn from its source on the farm to the table including planting, harvesting, marketing,
and the manufacture of food products made from corn.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 R576 1998
Title: The corn grows ripe / by Dorothy Rhoads ; illustrated by Jean Charlot.
Author: Rhoads, Dorothy.
Publication: New York : Puffin Books, 1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--advanced readers.
Summary: Tigre, a twelve-year-old Mayan boy living in a modern-day village in Yucatn, must learn to grow
corn when his father is injured.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 R346 1993
Title: Corn is maize : the gift of the Indians / written and illustrated by Aliki.
Author: Aliki.
Publication: New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, c1976.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A simple description of how corn was discovered and used by the Indians and how it came to be
an important food throughout the world.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 AL44 1976
Title: Count down to fall / by Fran Hawk ; illustrated by Sherry Neidigh.
Author: Hawk, Fran
Publication: Mount Pleasant, SC : Sylvan Dell Pub., c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Count backwards from ten to one during one of the most colorful times of the year. Learn about
the bright, colorful leaves and the trees from which they fall. Watch the animals frolicking in the crisp,
autumn air as they get ready for the approaching cold winter. Includes section "For Creative Minds" with
activities.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa H39 2009
Title: Countdown to spring : an animal counting book / by Janet Schulman ; illustrated by Meilo So.

Author: Schulman, Janet.


Publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Counting book features animals at play amidst the flowers, plants, and trees on a spring day.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp Sch81 2002
Title: Counting in the garden / written by Emily Hruby ; illustrated by Patrick Hruby.
Author: Hruby, Emily
Publication: Pasadena, Calif. : Ammo Books, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A young boy counts the vegetables, flowers, and inhabitants of his colorful garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .H783 2011
Title: Counting on the woods : a poem / by George Ella Lyon ; photographs by Ann W. Olson.
Author: Lyon, George Ella, 1949Publication: New York : DK Pub., c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Uses rhyme to enumerate and describe plants and animals seen while walking through the woods.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 L994 1998
Title: Counting wildflowers / by Bruce McMillan.
Author: McMillan, Bruce.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers/
Summary: In this counting book, photographs of wildflowers illustrate the numbers one through twenty.
Call Number j: QK112 .M228 1986
Title: Cozy caterpillars / by Wendy McLean ; illustrated by Dee Texidor.
Author: McLean, Wendy.
Publication: Belrose, Sydney, NSW, Australia : Book Company, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Five caterpillars find a place to rest and make their cocoons. Text in rhyme.
Call Number j: QL541 .M223 2003
Title: Crafty ideas from nature / Myrna Daitz & Shirley Williams ; pictures by Gillian Chapman.
Author: Daitz, Myrna.
Publication: New York : Exley, 1993, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Describes how to use elements of nature to create your own handicrafts.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 D148 1989
Title: Cranberries : fruit of the bogs / by Diane Burns ; photographs by Cheryl Walsh Bellville.
Author: Burns, Diane L.

Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1994.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A history and overview of cranberry farming in the U.S.
Call Number j: SB383 .B937 1994
Title: Creatures of the desert world / [Prepared by the National Geographic Society Book Division ; Barbara
Gibson, illustrator ; Jennifer C. Urquhart, writer]
Author:
Publication: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Society, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Action-filled pages describe and illustrate the activities of various animals in Arizona's Sonoran
Desert.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 C74 1987
Title: Creepy carrots! / words Aaron Reynolds ; pictures Peter Brown.
Author: Reynolds, Aaron, 1970Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are the fattest and crispiest around and Jasper
Rabbit cannot resist pulling some to eat each time he passes by, until he begins hearing and seeing creepy
carrots wherever he goes.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 R334 2012
Title: A creepy crawly song book / lyrics by Hiawyn Oram ; music by Carl Davis ; pictures by Satoshi
Kitamura.
Author: Davis, Carl.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of seventeen songs about centipedes, ladybugs, slugs, and other creepy crawly
creatures.
Call Number j: QL468 .D291 1993
Title: Crickets and grasshoppers / text by Elaine Pascoe ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Pascoe, Elaine.
Publication: Woodbridge, Conn. : Blackbirch Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics, habitats, and life cycle of crickets and grasshoppers and
includes related activities.
Call Number j: QL506 .P263 1999
Title: Crinkleroot's guide to knowing the trees / by Jim Arnosky.
Author: Arnosky, Jim.
Publication: New York : Bradbury Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: An illustrated introduction to trees and woodlands with information on how to identify the bark
and the leaves, the many ways that animals use trees, and how to read the individual history that shapes
every tree.
Call Number j: QK475 .Ar66 1992
Title: The crystal flower and the sun : an original Persian folk story / story by Faridah Fardjam ; pictures by
Nikzad Nojoomi ; translated by Mansoor Alyeshmerni. -Author: Farjam, Farideh.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. Carolrhoda Books, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Dreading the six months of Arctic darkness, an ice flower begs to travel with the sun to take light
to the world.
Call Number j: QK761 .F228 1972
Title: Cul es tu flor favorita? / de Allan Fowler ; versin en espaol de Ada E. Marcuse.
Author: Fowler, Allan.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrations and simple text describe various kinds of flowers and how they grow.
Call Number j: QK653 .F829 1993
Title: Cucumber soup / Vickie Leigh Krudwig ; illustrated by Craig McFarland Brown.
Author: Krudwig, Vickie Leigh, 1957Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: All the insects in the garden, from ten little black ants down to one tiny flea, get involved in
moving a fallen cucumber. Includes a recipe for cucumber soup and factual information about the insects in
the story.
Call Number j: SB337 .K934 1998
Title: The curious garden / Peter Brown.
Author: Brown, Peter, 1979Publication: New York : Little, Brown and Co., c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Liam discovers a hidden garden and with careful tending spreads color throughout the gray city.
Call Number j: SB453 .B821 2009
Title: Dahlia / Barbara McClintock.
Author: McClintock, Barbara, 1902-1992.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--early readers.
Summary: Charlotte takes her doll, who looks like a dahlia, on an outdoor adventure.
Call Number j: SB413.D13 M132 2002

Title: Dancers in the garden / by Joanne Ryder ; illustrations by Judith Lopez.


Author: Ryder, Joanne.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the activities of a hummingbird and his mate in a garden on a sunny day.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 R975 1992
Title: The dandelion / by Paula Z. Hogan ; illustrations by Yoshi Miyake.
Author: Hogan, Paula Z.
Publication: Austin, Tex : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes in simple terms the life cycle of the dandelion.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 T17, H678, 1991
Title: Dandelion / Barrie Watts.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Silver Burdett, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes in simple text and illustrations how a dandelion changes from a flower head to a
dandelion clock and how the seeds are blown away.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 T17, W349, 1987
Title: Dandelion adventures / by L. Patricia Kite ; illustrated by Anca Hariton.
Author: Kite, L. Patricia.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows seven dandelion seed parachutes which the wind blows into the air and which land in
different circumstances as an example of the way in which a common plant regenerates.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 T17, K649, 1998
Title: The dandelion seed / by Joseph Anthony ; illustrated by Cris Arbo.
Author: Anthony, Joseph Patrick.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The life cycle of a dandelion is beautifully illustrated and lovingly told.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 T17, An86, 1997
Title: A dandelion's life / written and illustrated by John Himmelman.
Author: Himmelman, John.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Text and illustrations follow the life cycle of a dandelion, describing seed germination, growth and
flowering, visits by various insects, the dissemination of new seed, and the withering of the flower stalk in
winter.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 T17, H576, 1998
Title: Dandelions : stars in the grass / by Mia Posada.
Author: Posada, Mia.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Rhyming text presents the dandelion, not as a weed, but as a flower of great beauty. Includes
information about the flower, a recipe, and science activities.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 T17, P84, 2000
Title: Dark emperor & other poems of the night / written by Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by Rick Allen.
Author: Sidman, Joyce.
Publication: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A collection of poems that celebrates the wonder, mystery, and danger of the night and describes
the many things that hide in the dark. Each poem is accompanied by facts and trivia about the subject
matter.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 Si13 2010
Title: Darwin / by Alice B. McGinty ; illustrated by Mary Azarian.
Author: McGinty, Alice B., 1963Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An illustrated account of the life of Charles Darwin as he travels the world studying plants and
animals, ultimately resulting in his theories and publications on evolution. Includes text from Darwin's
personal notebook and letters.
Call Number j: QK31.D2 M17 2009
Title: Darwin and the enchanted isles / by Irwin Shapiro ; illustrated by Christopher Spollen.
Author: Shapiro, Irwin, 1911Publication: New York : Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, c1977.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the events leading to Darwin's voyage on the Beagle and the subsequent theories on
evolution he posed based mainly on observations made on the Galapagos Islands.
Call Number j: QK31.D2 Sh24 1997
Title: Day of the Dead / Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Jeanette Winter.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: San Diego [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace, 2000, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes a Mexican family preparing for and celebrating the Day of the Dead.

Call Number j: QK83.2.D3 J648 1997


Title: A dead log / Jen Green.
Author: Green, Jen.
Publication: New York : Crabtree, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the various creatures and plants that live in, on, or under a dead log in a North
American broadleaf forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 G823 1999
Title: Dear Juno / by Soyung Pak ; illustrated by Susan Kathleen Hartung.
Author: Pak, Soyung.
Publication: New York : Viking, 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Juno, a Korean American boy, sends his grandmother in Seoul a leaf from a tree in his family's
garden, after she sends him a flower from her persimmon garden.
Call Number j: SB406 .P17 1999
Title: Deep in the swamp / Donna M. Bateman ; illustrated by Brian Lies.
Author: Bateman, Donna M.
Publication: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Learn about animals that inhabit the Okefenokee Swamp.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M3 B317 2007
Title: The desert alphabet book / by Jerry Pallotta ; illustrated by Mark Astrella.
Author: Pallotta, Jerry.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An alphabet book illustrates animals and plants of the world's deserts.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 P179 1994
Title: Desert giant : the world of the saguaro cactus / Barbara Bash.
Author: Bash, Barbara.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books ; Boston : Little, Brown, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Documents the life cycle and ecosystem of the giant saguaro cactus and the desert animals it
helps to support.
Call Number j: SB438.3.S14 B291 1989
Title: The desert is my mother = El desierto es mi madre / by Pat Mora ; art by Daniel Lechn.
Author: Mora, Pat.
Publication: Houston, Tex. : Piata Books, c1994.

Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.


Summary: A poetic depiction of the desert as the provider of comfort, food, spirit, and life.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 M791 1994
Title: The desert is theirs / by Byrd Baylor ; illustrated by Peter Parnall.
Author: Baylor, Byrd.
Publication: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and illustrations describe the characteristics of the desert and its plant, animal, and
human life.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 B344 1975
Title: Desert plants / written by Susan Reading.
Author: Reading, Susan.
Publication: New York : Facts on File, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: An examination of the plants that grow in the desert, and of the specialized methods of water
economy, photosynthesis, and reproduction that allow them to survive.
Call Number j: QK938.D4 R227 1990
Title: Desert song / by Tony Johnston ; illustrations by Ed Young.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As the heat of the Sonoran desert day fades into night, various nocturnal animals, including bats,
coyotes, and snakes, venture out to find food.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 J648 2000
Title: Desert trip / by Barbara Steiner ; illustrations by Ronald Himler.
Author: Steiner, Barbara A.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Relates the experiences of a young girl and her mother as they backpack in the desert, where the
child learns about the plants, animals, birds, and rock formations.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 St35 1996
Title: A desert year / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A seasonal study of the animals and plants found in the desert of America's southwest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 L562 1991

Title: Deserts / Michael George.


Author: George, Michael, 1964Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Creative Editions, 1993, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the characteristics of deserts and the life they support.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 G293 1992
Title: Deserts / written by Jenny Wood ; consultant Roger Hammond.
Author: Wood, Jenny.
Publication: London : Franklin Watts in association with Two-Can, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Covers a broad spectrum of information about the 15 areas of the world that receive less than 25
cm. of annual rainfall.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 W85 1991
Title: Diary of a spider / by Doreen Cronin ; pictures by Harry Bliss.
Author: Cronin, Doreen.
Publication: New York : Joanna Cotler Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young spider discovers, day by day, that there is a lot to learn about being a spider, including
how to spin webs and avoid vacuum cleaners.
Call Number j: QL451 .C881 2005
Title: Diary of a wombat / by Jackie French ; illustrated by Bruce Whatley.
Author: French, Jackie.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In her diary, a wombat describes her life of eating grasses and roots, sleeping, and getting to know
some new human neighbors.
Call Number j: SB731.4.A7 F888 2003
Title: Diary of a worm / by Doreen Cronin ; pictures by Harry Bliss.
Author: Cronin, Doreen.
Publication: New York : Joanna Cotler Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young earthworm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good
things about being a worm in this great big world.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 C881 2003
Title: Different just like me / Lori Mitchell.
Author: Mitchell, Lori, 1961Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Talewinds, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: While preparing for a visit to her grandmother, a young girl notices that, like the flowers in
Grammies garden, people who are different from one another also share similarities.
Call Number j: SB406 .M694 1999
Title: Dig and sow! how do plants grow? / written by Janice Lobb ; illustrated by Peter Utton and Ann
Savage.
Author: Lobb, Janice.
Publication: New York : Kingfisher, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces various scientific principles about botany and plants and presents simple experiments
which illustrate them.
Call Number j: QK49 .L782 2000
Title: Dig, plant, grow : a kid's guide to gardening / Felder Rushing.
Author: Rushing, Felder, 1952Publication: Nashville, Tenn. : Cool Springs Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Easy planting projects for kids.
Call Number j: SB457 .R895 2004
Title: Dinner from dirt : ten meals kids can grow & cook / Emily Scott and Catherine Duffy ; illustrations by
Denise Kirby.
Author: Scott, Emily, 1949Publication: Salt Lake City : Gibbs Smith, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides instructions for planting and growing vegetables and includes recipes for cooking them.
Discusses a salad garden, a spud garden, a soup garden, and others.
Call Number j: SB321 .Sc83 1998
Title: Dinosaur garden / by Liza Donnelly.
Author: Donnelly, Liza.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A carnivorous dinosaur hatches in the garden that Rex planted to attract vegetarian dinosaurs.
Call Number j: QL59 .D718 1990
Title: Dinosaur tree / by Douglas Henderson.
Author: Henderson, Douglas.
Publication: New York : Bradbury Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The life cycle of a tree 225 million years ago is followed in story and paintings.
Call Number j: QK979.5.Na6 H383 1994

Title: The dinosaur who lived in my backyard / B.G. Hennessy ; pictures by Susan Davis.
Author: Hennessy, B. G. (Barbara G.)
Publication: New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 1990, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young boy imagines what it was like long ago when a dinosaur lived and ate a lot of vegetables
and grew quite big in his backyard.
Call Number j: SB321 .H39 1990
Title: Dirt / by Steve "the dirtmeister" Tomecek ; illustrated by Nancy Woodman.
Author: Tomecek, Steve.
Publication: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Brief text explores how soil is formed, its layers, and its importance as a natural resource that
living things need to survive.
Call Number j: S591 .T594 2002
Title: Dirt is delightful! / By Janelle Cherrington ; based on a teleplay by Andy Yerkes ; illustrated by Joe
Ewers.
Author: Cherrington, Janelle.
Publication: New York : Simon Spotlight 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: In a book based on the Jim Henson television series, Bear in the big blue house, Bear explains why
soil is important to plants and animals.
Call Number j: S591 .C424 1999
Title: Discover the seasons / written and illustrated by Diane Iverson.
Author: Iverson, Diane.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Poems and text about plants and animals through the seasons are accompanied by suggestions for
hands-on nature study activities.
Call Number j: QH53 .Iv3 1996
Title: Discover the trees / by Jerry Cowle ; ill. by Mike Anderson.
Author: Cowle, Jerry.
Publication: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., c1977.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents unusual facts about trees including why some trees are fireproof, which is the noisiest,
and which tree most often attracts lightning.
Call Number j: QK475 .C8393 1977
Title: Discovering flowering plants / Jennifer Coldrey ; artwork by Wendy Meadway.
Author: Coldrey, Jennifer, 1940Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1986.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: This book tells all about flowering plants: where they grow, how they "breathe", how they
reproduce and what you can do to learn more about them.
Call Number j: QK643.A5 C673 1986
Title: Discovering fungi / Jennifer Coldrey.
Author: Coldrey, Jennifer, 1940Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book tells how mushrooms, toadstools, puffballs, and yeasts reproduce, where they live, and
what they eat.
Call Number j: QK603 .C673 1987
Title: Discovering nature's alphabet / Krystina Castella and Brian Boyl.
Author: Castella, Krystina.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Photographs from nature illustrate the alphabet from A to Z and stimulate us to strengthen our
powers of observation.
Call Number j: QH48 .C276 2005
Title: Discovering plants, by Glenn O. Blough. Pictures by Jeanne Bendick.
Author: Blough, Glenn Orlando.
Publication: New York, McGraw-Hill [1966]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the various parts of a plant and explains the function and relationship of each part to
the whole plant.
Call Number j: QK641 .B62 1966
Title: Discovering the seasons / [text by G. Caviezel ; illustrations by R. Pagnoni].
Author: Caviezel, Giovanni.
Publication: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Describes the characteristics of the four seasons with suggested acctivities for each season.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s C31 2005
Title: Discovering trees / Jill Bailey ; illustrated by Wendy Meadway.
Author: Bailey, Jill
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book tells all about trees : what they look like, how they grow, why their leaves change color,
and how they produce fruits.
Call Number j: QK475 .B153 1988

Title: Discovering trees / written by Keith Brandt ; illustrated by Christine Willis Nigoghossian.
Author: Brandt, Keith, 1930Publication: Mahwah, N.J. : Troll Associates, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Briefly discusses the growth of trees from seeds, the parts of trees, and the difference between
deciduous and evergreen trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .B734 1982
Title: Doctor Dolittle's garden / told & pictured by Hugh Lofting.
Author: Lofting, Hugh, 1886-1947.
Publication: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, c1955.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Dr. Doolittle learns about the life stories of the insects in his garden.
Call Number j: QL468 .L827 1955
Title: Don't tickle the elephant tree : sensitive plants / written and illustrated by Philip Barnard.
Author: Barnard, Philip.
Publication: New York : Messner, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Discusses ways in which certain plants are sensitive to time, insects, light, temperature, moisture,
chemicals, sound, and touch.
Call Number j: QK771 .B256 1982
Title: Dot & Jabber and the great acorn mystery / [written and illustrated by] Ellen Stoll Walsh.
Author: Walsh, Ellen Stoll.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two mice try to figure out how a little acorn turns into a huge oak tree.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, W168, 2001
Title: Dottie / written and illustrated by Peta Coplans.
Author: Coplans, Peta.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1994, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Dottie the dog persists in her love of gardening, even though her parents think it is improper
behavior for a canine.
Call Number j: SB453 .C791 1994
Title: Down in the garden : counting book / Anne Geddes.
Author: Geddes, Anne.
Publication: San Rafael, Calif. : Cedco, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: A counting book featuring photographs of children costumed as garden animals, plants, and other
garden creatures.
Call Number j: SB453 .G267 1996
Title: Down to earth : garden secrets! garden stories! garden projects you can do! / created by Michael J.
Rosen and 41 children's book authors and illustrators.
Author:
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Forty-one authors and illustrators of books for children share their gardening experiences.
Includes garden-related activities and recipes.
Call Number j: SB455 .D757 1998
Title: Dr. Pompo's nose / written and illustrated by Saxton Freymann.
Author: Freymann, Saxton.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Doctor Pompo believes that he has found a nose lying on the ground, but everyone he meets
identifies the mysterious object in a different way.
Call Number j: SB347 .F898 2000
Title: Dragon eye & cassia circle ; The conceited barber / [edited by Emily Ching, Ko-Shee Ching and
Theresa Austin].
Publication: Cerritos, Calif. : Wonder Kids Publications, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Two traditional Chinese tales: the first is about the origin of longan fruit; the second is about the
origin of the sensitive plant, mimosa.
Call Number j: SB379.L84 D73 1991
Title: Dragonfly's tale / retold and illustrated by Kristina Rodanas.
Author: Rodanas, Kristina.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After a poor corn harvest two children regain the Corn Maidens' blessings for their people with
the aid of a cornstalk toy, the dragonfly.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 R611 1991
Title: The dream tree / written by Stephen Cosgrove ; illustrated by Robin James.
Author: Cosgrove, Stephen.
Publication: Los Angeles : Price Stern Sloan, c1974.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Patti Caterpillar resolves to tell her caterpillar friends what it is like to be a beautiful butterfly
when she becomes one herself.
Call Number j: QL541 .C82 1974

Title: Drizzle / by Kathleen Van Cleve.


Author: Van Cleve, Kathleen
Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When a drought threatens her family's magical rhubarb farm, eleven-year-old Polly tries to find a
way to make it rain again.
Call Number j: SB345 .V36 2010
Title: Du Fu helps the poor / adapted by Hua Shiming ; illustrated by Fang Jun and Xu Lei ; designed by
Zhang Xizhu.
Author: Hua, Shih-ming.
Publication: Beijing, China : Zhaohua Publishing House, 1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A Chinese poet shares the dates from his jujube tree (Ziziphus jujube) with those in need.
Call Number j: SB379.J8 H86 1985
Title: Earth care : world folktales to talk about / [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald.
Publication: North Haven, Conn. : Linnet Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A collection of traditional tales and proverbs from over twenty countries or ethnic groups,
touching upon both human and ecological themes such as environmental protection, the care of other
creatures, and the connection of all things in nature.
Call Number j: QK83 .Ea76 1999
Title: The earth is good : a chant in praise of nature / Michael DeMunn ; illustrated by Jim McMullan.
Author: DeMunn, Michael.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Simple text and illustrations celebrate the earth and its treasures, including its trees, flowers, and
animals.
Call Number j: QH81 .D399 1999
Title: The Earth is painted green : a garden of poems about our planet / edited by Barbara Brenner ;
illustrated by S.D. Schindler.
Author:
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An illustrated collection of poems from around the world about various aspects of life on earth.
Call Number j: QH81 .Ea76 1994
Title: Earth, sky, wet, dry : a book of nature opposites / written and illustrated by Durga Bernhard.
Author: Bernhard, Durga.

Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c2000.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text describes a variety of animals and plants, and illustrations group them in such contrasting
categories as spring and fall, inside and outside, and big and small.
Call Number j: SB373 .B457 2000
Title: Earth tales from around the world / Michael J. Caduto ; illustrations by Adelaide Murphy Tyrol.
Author: Caduto, Michael J.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A collection of traditional folktales from over 40 different countries. Includes suggestions for
lessons inspired by the stories.
Call Number j: QK83 .C115 1997
Title: Earthsong / by Sally Rogers ; illustrated by Melissa Bay Mathis.
Author: Rogers, Sally.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Verses about various animals, including endangered species, in various habitats around the world.
Includes information about the need to protect the different animals mentioned.
Call Number j: QL88 .R633 1998
Title: Earthworm / written by by Andriene Soutter-Perrot ; illustrated by Etienne Delessert ; [text adapted
and edited from the French language by Kitty Benedict].
Author: Soutter-Perrot, Andrienne.
Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Creative Editions, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the
earthworm emphasizes its beneficial effect on the soils in which plants grow.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 So89 1993
Title: Earthworms / Terry Jennings ; illustrations by David Anstey.
Author: Jennings, Terry J.
Publication: New York : Gloucester Press, 1990 c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of earthworms.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 J448 1988
Title: An earthworm's life / written and illustrated by John Himmelman.
Author: Himmelman, John.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Describes, in simple text and illustrations, the daily activities and life cycle of the earthworm.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 H576 2000

Title: Earthworms : underground farmers / by Patricia Lauber ; illustrated by Todd Telander.


Author: Lauber, Patricia.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the physiology and life cycle of earthworms and explains how they are useful to people.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 L361 1994
Title: Eat the fruit, plant the seed / Millicent E. Selsam and Jerome Wexler.
Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York : Morrow, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Gives directions for growing plants from the seeds found inside avocados, papayas, citrus fruits,
mangos, pomegranates, and kiwis.
Call Number j: SB117 .Se49 1980
Title: Eating the alphabet : fruits and vegetables from A to Z / by Lois Ehlert.
Author: Ehlert, Lois.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An alphabetical tour of the world of fruits and vegetables, from apricot and artichoke to yam and
zucchini.
Call Number j: SB321 .Eh56 1989
Title: The echidna and the shade tree / told by Mona Green ; retold and illustrated by Pamela Lofts.
Author: Lofts, Pamela.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Mad Hatter Books, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Australian tale of how the echidna got his spines and how many trees and a lake came to the
Australian desert.
Call Number j: QL795.E2 L827 1984
Title: Eco-women : protectors of the earth / Willow Ann Sirch.
Author: Sirch, Willow Ann.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Brief biographies of women from different parts of the world who have made contributions to
environmental protection.
Call Number j: QH26 .Si76 1996
Title: Ecology crafts for kids : 50 great ways to make friends with planet earth / Bobbe Needham.
Author: Needham, Bobbe.
Publication: New York : Sterling Pub., c1998.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: Provides instructions for a variety of craft activities using recycled materials or items from nature
and teaching a respect for the environment.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 N289 1998
Title: Eddie's garden and how to make things grow / Sarah Garland.
Author: Garland, Sarah.
Publication: London : Frances Lincoln, 2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Eddie's mom shows Eddie and his sister Lily how to plant and care for a garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .G183 2004
Title: An edible alphabet / Bonnie Christensen.
Author: Christensen, Bonnie.
Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Depicts edible plants from Apple to Zucchini by means of wood engravings and brief descriptive
text.
Call Number j: SB105 .A1 C462 1994
Title: The education of Little Tree / Forrest Carter ; foreword by Rennard Strickland.
Author: Carter, Forrest.
Publication: Albuquerque, N. M. : University of New Mexico Press, 1998, c1976.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A young boy, named Little Tree, learns from his grandfather, a Cherokee farmer, how to respect
and work with nature.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Na6se C245 1976
Title: Edward plants a garden / Dale Gottlieb.
Author: Gottlieb, Dale, 1952Publication: Santa Fe, N. M. : Envision Pub., 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Book with movable parts follows the process of planting a vegetable garden and helping it grow.
Call Number j: SB321 .G715 1998
Title: The eensy weensy spider / adapted by Mary Ann Hoberman ; illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott.
Author: Hoberman, Mary Ann.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An expanded version of the familiar children's song describing what the little spider does after
being washed out of a water-spout and plugged into a garden.
Call Number j: QL451 .H653 2000

Title: Eeny, Meeny, Miney Mole / written by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Kathryn Brown.
Author: Yolen, Jane.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: One of three mole sisters who live underground wonders what the world is like "Up Above" and
finally ventures upward to find out for herself.
Call Number j: QL795.M5 Y78 1992
Title: The egg tree / story and pictures by Katherine Milhous.
Author: Milhous, Katherine, 1894Publication: New York : Atheneum, c1978.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: With the help of their grandmother, Karl and Caty decorate a tree with Easter eggs.
Call Number j: QK98.4.H5 M31 1978
Title: El Gran Capoquero : un cuento de la selva Amazonica / by Lynne Cherry.
Author: Cherry, Lynne.
Publication: New York : Trumpet Club, 1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to
convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home.
Call Number j: QK495.B66 CR C424s 1990
Title: Elizabite : adventures of a carnivorous plant / by H. A. Rey.
Author: Rey, Hans Augusto, 1898Publication: Hamden, Conn. : Linnet Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Elizabite, an unusual carnivorous plant, bites everything in sight and finally wins fame by
capturing a burglar.
Call Number j: QK917 .R33 1990
Title: An elm tree and three sisters / by Norma Sommerdorf ; illustrated by Erika Weihs.
Author: Sommerdorf, Norma.
Publication: New York : Viking, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When three young sisters plant a tiny elm tree in their barren back yard, they find it becomes an
integral part of their lives as they grow older.
Call Number j: SB435.51.U5 So55 2001
Title: Elm-tree brown / M.L. Miller ; [illustrated by] Daniele Friedrich.
Author: Miller, M. L.
Publication: Natick, Mass. : Picture Book Studio, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A magical forest aids an escaped robber until he seems too selfish to help, but after much
suffering he proves himself worthy of the forest's protection by saving a group of orphans from a terrible
fate.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 M616 1987
Title: The emperor's garden / by Ferida Wolff ; pictures by Kathy Osborn.
Author: Wolff, Ferida, 1946Publication: New York : Tambourine Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Chinese village's splendid garden plan gets bogged down in jealous arguments and is happily
resolved when the emperor of China comes to visit.
Call Number j: SB458.3.A1 W832 1994
Title: The Empress and the silkworm / Lily Toy Hong.
Author: Hong, Lily Toy.
Publication: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A fictionalized account of the Empress of China's discovery, around 2700 B.C., that the cocoons
of the worms in her mulberry trees were made of fine, shiny, silken thread which could be made into
beautiful cloth.
Call Number j: QL561.B6 H757 1995
Title: The empty lot / by Dale H. Fife ; with pictures by Jim Arnosky.
Author: Fife, Dale.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Inspecting an empty, partially wooded lot before selling it, Harry finds it occupied by birds,
insects, and other small animals.
Call Number j: QH541.5.V3 F466 1991
Title: The empty pot / Demi.
Author: Demi.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Ping admits that he is the only child in China unable to grow a flower from the seeds
distributed by the Emperor, he is rewarded for his honesty.
Call Number j: SB117 .D395 1990
Title: The enchanted forest : a Scottish fairytale / Rosalind Kerven ; illustrator, Alan Marks.
Author: Kerven, Rosalind, 1954Publication: London : Frances Lincoln, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Retelling of a Scottish fairy tale about a young woman who rescues a young man trapped in an
enchanted forest.

Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 K477 1999


Title: The enchanted gardening book : ideas for using plants to beautify your world, both indoors and out /
by Alice Herck ; illustrated by Linda Dockey Graves.
Author: Herck, Alice.
Publication: New York : Random House, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A step-by-step guide to creative gardening, including ideas for a delicate doll's garden and a
miniature tropical rainforest.
Call Number j: SB453 .H417 1997
Title: The enchanted tree : an original American tale / Flavia Weedn & Lisa Weedn ; illustrated by Flavia
Weedn.
Author: Weedn, Flavia.
Publication: San Rafael, Calif. : Cedco Publishing, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A very tall, very pink giraffe is ashamed to be so different from the other giraffes in the forest,
until an enchanted tree helps her see that she is perfect just the way she is.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 W417 1998
Title: Enchantment in the garden / Shirley Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Shirley.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1997, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In an Italian garden a rich girl discovers a boy statue which comes to life and eventually returns to
his home in the sea.
Call Number j: SB473.5 .H874 1996
Title: Endangered plants / Dorothy Childs Hogner ; illustrated by Arabelle Wheatley.
Author: Hogner, Dorothy Childs
Publication: New York : Crowell, c1977.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the characteristics of a variety of plants threatened with extinction, where they grow,
what is being done to protect them, and how one can learn to recognize and enjoy them.
Call Number j: QK86 .H679 1977
Title: Endangered plants / Elaine Landau.
Author: Landau, Elaine.
Publication: New York : [Watts], c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes plants that are at risk of becoming extinct and efforts to save them.
Call Number j: QK86 .L231 1992

Title: The enormous carrot / Vladimir Vagin.


Author: Vagin, Vladimir Vasilevich, 1937Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this retelling of a folktale titled The Turnip, a group learns the value of teamwork as one animal
after another joins in the effort to pull a giant carrot out of the ground. Based on a Russian folktale.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 V174 1998
Title: The enormous potato / retold by Aubrey Davis ; illustrated by Duan Petrii.
Author: Davis, Aubrey.
Publication: Buffalo, N. Y. : Kids Can Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this adaptation of a Russian folktale, entitled The Turnip, a farmer's potato grows to such an
enormous size that he needs the help of his wife, his daughter, and a host of animals to harvest it.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 D29 1998
Title: The enormous turnip / retold and illustrated by Kathy Parkinson.
Author: Parkinson, Kathy.
Publication: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: One of Grandfather's turnips grows to such an enormous size that it takes the whole family and a
host of animals to harvest it.
Call Number j: SB211.T8 P229 1998
Title: Environment / David Cook.
Author: Cook, David, fl. 1971Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, 1985, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Looks at plants and animals in eight geographical regions, the tundra, coniferous forests,
temperate woodlands, grasslands, deserts, tropical forests, mountains, and inland waters, and shows how
they are affected by changes in their environment.
Call Number j: QH541 .C771 1983
Title: Eric plants a garden/ story and photographs by Jean Hudlow -Author: Hudlow, Jean.
Publication: Chicago : Albert Whitman c 1971.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Photographs and easy-to-read text explain the planning and planting of a vegetable garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .H866 1971
Title: The ever-living tree : the life and times of a coast redwood / Linda Vieira ; illustrations by Christopher
Canyon.
Author: Vieira, Linda.
Publication: New York : Walker, c1994.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: Describes the 1500-plus-year life span of a coast redwood along with major human historical
events that occurred during that cycle.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 V673 1994
Title: Everglades forever : restoring America's great wetland / by Trish Marx ; photographs by Cindy Karp.
Author: Marx, Trish.
Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A Florida fifth-grade class teaches us about the environment, fauna, and flora of the Everglades
and about ecological restoration efforts there.
Call Number j: QH105.F4 M368 2004
Title: The everyday garden / by Cynthia Rylant.
Author: Rylant, Cynthia.
Publication: New York : Bradbury Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A colorful vegetable and fruit garden shelters wildlife and provides food.
Call Number j: SB321 .R983e 1993
Title: The everything seed : a story of beginnings / by Carole Martignacco ; illustrated by Joy Troyer.
Author: Martignacco, Carole.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A poem comparing the evolving of a seed into a plant to the creation of our known universe.
Call Number j: QK661 .M38 2006
Title: Evolution : The story of how life developed on earth / Joanna Cole ; illustrated by Aliki.
Author: Cole, Joanna.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, 1989, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Using evidence found in fossil layers, describes how one-celled organisms evolved into complex
plants and animals.
Call Number j: QH367 .C675 1987
Title: Experiment with plants / written by Monica Byles ; science consultant, Linda Gamlin ; education
consultants, Uschi Spearman and Ruth Bessant.
Author: Byles, Monica.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner, 1994, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: This book provides basic information about plants and simple experiments that demonstrate some
of their characteristics.
Call Number j: QK49 .B993 1994

Title: Experimenting with seeds and plants, by Ware Budlong & Mark H. Fleitzer.
Author: Budlong, Ware, 1905-1967.
Publication: New York, Putnam [1970]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Suggestions for establishing a plant laboratory and conducting experiments of varying length and
complexity that reveal the secrets of plant growth.
Call Number j: QK661 .B859 1970
Title: Exploring plants / Ed Catherall.
Author: Catherall, Ed.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explores plant structure, function, reproduction, growth, and environment, including products
and experiments.
Call Number j: QK54 .C286 1992
Title: Exploring tree habitats / written by Patti Seifert ; wildlife illustrations by Peg Doherty ; cartoon
illustrations by Mariam Katin.
Author: Seifert, Patti.
Publication: Greenvale, N. Y. : Mondo Pub., c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explores the germination, growth, and ecological interrelationships of five species of trees from
temperate and tropical regions.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 Se42 1994
Title: Eye spy a ladybug! / [written by Melinda Lilly ; illustrated by Steve Cox].
Author: Lilly, Melinda.
Publication: Los Angeles : Price Stern Sloan, 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: In this board book children can discover animals hidden behind every easy-to-lift flap.
Call Number j: QL468 .L628 1997
Title: Fables from the garden / Leslie Ann Hayashi ; illustrated by Kathleen Wong Bishop.
Author: Hayashi, Leslie Ann.
Publication: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A series of brief fables about animals and plants of Hawaii includes scientific facts about the
featured plants and animals.
Call Number j: QK83.H3 H323 1998
Title: Faces in all kinds of places : a worm's-eye view of flowers / written and illustrated by Michael Elsohn
Ross.
Author: Ross, Michael Elsohn, 1952-

Publication: Yosemite National Park, Calif. : Yosemite Association, c1986.


Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Accurately drawn flowers, botanical terminology, pollination, and other scientific concepts are
whimsically presented and illustrated in this rhyming story told from the viewpoint of a curious worm.
Call Number j: QK653 .R733 1986
Title: Faces of the forests / by Marj Dunmire.
Author: Dunmire, Marj
Publication: [Cahone, CO] : D & L Distribution, [1998?]
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Describes different types of forests including the birds and animals living in each type of forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 D921 1998
Title: Fairy dusters and blazing stars : exploring wildflowers with children / by Suzanne M. Samson ;
illustrated by Preston Neel.
Author: Samson, Suzanne M.
Publication: Niwot, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart Publishers, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: North American wildflowers are fancifully depicted with illustrations inspired by their common
names.
Call Number j: QK110 .Sa49 1994
Title: The faithful hunter : Abenaki stories / as told by Joseph Bruchac ; illustrations by Kahionhes.
Author: Bruchac, Joseph, 1942Publication: Greenfield Center, N. Y. : Greenfield Review Pr., c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A collection of origin myths and other stories of the Abenaki peoples of the Northeast part of the
U.S.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Na6ne B83 1988
Title: Fall is here! / by Dorothy Sterling ; illustrated by Winifred Lubell. -Author: Sterling, Dorothy, 1913Publication: Garden City, N. Y. : published for the American Museum of Natural History by the Natural
History Press, c1966.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains in simple terms what birds and animals do and what happens to plants and trees in the
fall of the year.
Call Number j: QH81 .St45 1966
Title: Fall is not easy / written and illustrated by Marty Kelley.
Author: Kelley, Marty.
Publication: Madison, Wis.: Zino Press Children's Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A tree tells why, out of all four seasons, autumn is the hardest.

Call Number j: QK477.A8 K287 1998


Title: Fall leaves fall! / by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern.
Author: Hall, Zoe, 1957Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When fall comes, two brothers enjoy catching the falling leaves, stomping on them, kicking them,
jumping in piles of them, and using them to make pictures. Includes a description of how leaves change
through the year.
Call Number j: QK649 .H149 2000
Title: The fall of Freddie the leaf : a story of life for all ages / Leo Buscaglia.
Author: Buscaglia, Leo F.
Publication: Thorofare, N.J. : Charles B. Slack ; New York : Distributed to the trade by Holt, Rinehart and
Winston, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As Freddie experiences the changing seasons along with his companion leaves, he learns about the
delicate balance between life and death.
Call Number j: QK649 .B96 1982
Title: The family butterfly book : discover the joy of attracting, raising & nurturing butterflies / by Rick
Mikula ; foreword by Orley R. Taylor.
Author: Mikula, Rick.
Publication: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Projects, activities and a field guide to 40 favorite species of butterfly.
Call Number j: QL545 .M589 2000
Title: Farewell to Shady Glade / written and illustrated by Bill Peet.
Author: Peet, Bill
Publication: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1994, c1966.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When building machinery moves into their woodland home, the animal inhabitants of Shady
Glade must search for a new place to live.
Call Number j: QH541 .P345 1994
Title: Farm morning / written and illustrated by David McPhail.
Author: McPhail, David M.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A father and his young daughter share a special morning as they feed all the animals on their farm.
Call Number j: S519 .M241 1985

Title: Farmer boy / retold by Peggy B. Mathews ; translated by Va Vang ; illustrated by Kayee Chau.
Author: Mathews, Peggy B.
Publication: El Monte, Calif. : Pacific Asia Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Hmong folktale about the hardships of harvesting crops.
Call Number j: SB186 .M425k 1995
Title: Farmer boy / retold by Peggy B. Mathews ; translated by Laotion [i.e. Laotian] Professional Society ;
illustrated by Kayee Chau.
Author: Mathews, Peggy B.
Publication: El Monte, Calif. : Pacific Asia Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Hmong folktale about the hardships of harvesting crops.
Call Number j: SB186 .M425L 1995
Title: Farmer boy = Chng nng / retold by Peggy B. Mathews ; translated by Nhu Xuan Nguyen ;
illustrated by Kayee Chau.
Author: Mathews, Peggy B.
Publication: El Monte, Calif. : Pacific Asia Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Hmong folktale about the hardships of harvesting crops.
Call Number j: SB186 .M425v 1995
Title: Farmer boy = Tub qoob tub loo / retold by Peggy B. Mathews ; translated by Va Vang ; illustrated by
Kayee Chau.
Author: Mathews, Peggy B.
Publication: El Monte, Calif. : Pacific Asia Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Hmong folktale about the hardships of harvesting crops.
Call Number j: SB186 .M425h 1994
Title: Farmer Will Allen and the growing table / written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrated by EricShabazz Larkin ; afterword by Will Allen.
Author: Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.
Publication: Bellevue, Wash. : Readers to Eaters, c2013.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows Will Allen's work to revolutionize the way kids think about food and where it comes
from, by developing urban farms and establishing farmer's markets, in order to feed the world.
Call Number j: SB321 .M364 2013
Title: Farmers' market / Paul Brett Johnson.
Author: Johnson, Paul Brett.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: On Saturdays in the summer, Laura goes with her family to help sell their produce at the farmers'
market and spend a little time with her friend Betsy.
Call Number j: SB319.8 .J636 1997
Title: Farming / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction, in simple text and illustrations, to farming and the work done on a farm
throughout the seasons.
Call Number j: S519 .G352 1988
Title: Farms around the world / Catherine Veitch.
Author: Veitch, Catherine
Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Looks at farms and farming, and presents some of the different types of crops, animals, and
materials that are produced on farms around the world.
Call Number j: S519 .V537 2012
Title: Feathertop : based on the tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne / by Robert D. San Souci ; illustrated by
Daniel San Souci.
Author: San Souci, Robert D.
Publication: New York : Doubleday Book for Young Readers, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When a witch creates a scarecrow and uses him to play a joke on the local judge, the judge's
daughter falls in love with the scarecrow.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 Sa58 1992
Title: Fern Verdant & the Silver Rose / Diana Leszczynski.
Author: Leszczynski, Diana.
Publication: New York, NY : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Fern Verdant's mother, a famous botanist, disappears just before Fern's thirteenth birthday, and
when Fern discovers that she has inherited the ability to communicate with plants, she realizes that this is
the only way she will be able to find and save her mother.
Call Number j: QK86 .L47 2008
Title: Fernando's gift = El regalo de Fernando / Douglas Keister.
Author: Keister, Douglas.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Costa Rican boy and girl help conserve their rain forest home by planting a cristobal tree.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27cac K45 1995

Title: Ferns / written by Theresa Greenaway.


Author: Greenaway, Theresa, 1947Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the characteristics, life cycle, natural environments, and traditional uses of various types
of ferns.
Call Number j: QK522 .G828 1992
Title: Field and hedgerow / Deni Bown ; illustrated by Mike Atkinson.
Author: Bown, Deni.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: This colorful book looks at the plants and animals in the fields and greenbelts between the fields.
It also describes the changes that take place through the seasons.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R6 B685 1989
Title: A field of sunflowers / by Neil Johnson.
Author: Johnson, Neil, 1954Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Follows a field of sunflowers from planting through growth, enjoyment by people and animals,
and seed production.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 J635 1997
Title: The fierce yellow pumpkin / story by Margaret Wise Brown ; pictures by Richard Egielski.
Author: Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A little pumpkin dreams of the day when he will be a big, fierce, yellow pumpkin who frightens
away the field mice as the scarecrow does.
Call Number j: SB347 .B814 2003
Title: Fighting for the forest / Gloria Rand ; illustrated by Ted Rand.
Author: Rand, Gloria.
Publication: New York : Holt, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When they find blue logging markings in the ancient forest where they like to hike, a boy and his
father try to save the trees from being cut down. Includes information about how to find and enjoy ancient
forests.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 R154 1999
Title: The fir tree / Hans Christian Andersen ; adapted and illustrated by Bernadette Watts.

Author: Andersen, Hans Christian, 1805-1875.


Publication: New York : North-South Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A little fir tree realizes too late that it did not appreciate the grand moments of life, such as being
a Christmas tree, while they were happening.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 An23 1990
Title: Fir trees / by Heiderose and Andreas Fischer-Nagel.
Author: Fischer-Nagel, Heiderose.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the growth and ecology of fir trees.
Call Number j: QK494.5.C75 A2 F525 1989
Title: Fir trees / written by Theresa Greenaway.
Author: Greenaway, Theresa, 1947Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces the conifers (not just firs) of the world and discusses distribution, life cycle, natural
history, conservation, forestry, and economic uses.
Call Number j: QK494.5.C75 A1, G828, 1990
Title: Fire race : a Karuk coyote tale about how fire came to the people / retold by Jonathan London with
Lanny Pinola ; illustrated by Sylvia Lond ; with an afterword by Julian Lang.
Author: London, Jonathan, 1947Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: With the help of other animals, Wise Old Coyote manages to make fire from the willow.
Call Number j: SB435.51.S3 L846 1993
Title: First apple / by Ching Yeung Russell ; illustrated by Christopher Zhong-Yuan Zhang.
Author: Russell, Ching Yeung.
Publication: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A young girl living in a Chinese village in the 1940s tries to find a way to buy an apple, the fruit of
rich people, to share with her grandmother.
Call Number j: SB363 .R912 1994
Title: The first book of conservation / Frances C. Smith ; pictures by Rene Martin.
Author: Smith, Frances C., 1901Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, c1954.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: There is wide coverage of many topics including facts about erosion, land use, animals, and dams,
in this book from 1954.

Call Number j: QH541 .Sm56 1954


Title: The first book of plants / by Alice Dickinson ; pictures by Paul Wenck.
Author: Dickinson, Alice.
Publication: New York : F. Watts, c1953.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Easy-to-read text introduces reader to basic information about plant life. Subjects covered include
basic structure, photosynthesis, reproduction, growth of fungi, and carnivorous plants.
Call Number j: QK49 .D5 1953
Title: A first book of tree identification / by Matilda Rogers ; photographs by Wynn Hammer. -Author: Rogers, Matilda, 1894Publication: New York : Random House, c1951.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A guide to identifying common trees, with a focus on leaf and bark identification.
Call Number j: QK481 .R632 1951
Title: The first book of trees / by M.B. Cormack ; pictures by Helene Carter.
Author: Cormack, Maribelle, 1902Publication: New York : Watts, 1951.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Botanically accurate illustrations highlight the textual descriptions of the most common North
American trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .C59 1951
Title: The first cashew nut / by Marla Yotoko Chorengel ; edited by Melissa Y. Moran ; illustrated by Beth
A. Parrocha.
Author: Chorengel, Marla Yotoko
Publication: Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines : Bookmark, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tale of how complaining cashew seeds, freed by a forest fairy from their homes inside the fruit,
received their familiar cashew nut shape and their growing position at the outside tip of the fruit.
Call Number j: SB401.C3 C456 1990
Title: First comes spring / Anne Rockwell.
Author: Rockwell, Anne F.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Bear Child notices that the clothes he wears, the things everyone does at work and play, and
other parts of his world all change with the seasons.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s R593 1985
Title: The first forest / written by John Gile ; illustrated by Tom Heflin.

Author: Gile, John.


Publication: Stevens Point, Wis. : Worzalla, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A fable about how trees came to be deciduous or evergreen expresses a lesson about greed,
selfishness, and sharing.
Call Number j: QK475 .G39 1989
Title: First garden : the White House garden and how it grew / written and illustrated by Robbin Gourley ;
foreword by Alice Waters.
Author: Gourley, Robbin.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, 2011.
Reading Level: Age coded 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Tells the history of vegetable gardening at the White House, concluding with a list of favorite
White House recipes.
Call Number j: SB466.U74 G74 2011
Title: First look at growing food / Claire Llewellyn.
Author: Llewellyn, Claire.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Children's Books, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the activities of gardening and farming and discusses what is involved in growing fruits
and vegetables.
Call Number j: SB107 .L77 1991
Title: A first look at Philippine fruits / by Lolita J. Bulalacao ; pictures by Crispin Dayao, Jr.
Author: Bulalacao, Lolita J.
Publication: Manila, Philippines : Tahanan Books for Young Readers, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ten types of fruit from the Philippines are introduced, with full-color illustrations of each
specimen.
Call Number j: SB357.P44 B87 1994
Title: A first look at Philippine trees / by Lolita J. Bulalacao ; pictures by Crispin Dayao, Jr.
Author: Bulalacao, Lolita J.
Publication: Manila, Phillipines : Tahanan Books for Young Readers, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Descriptions of ten different trees common to the Philippines with detailed illutrations of their
leaves and bark.
Call Number j: QK368 .B87 1994
Title: First palm trees : an Anancy Spiderman story / by James Berry ; illustrated by Greg Couch.
Author: Berry, James.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: The West Indian trickster Anancy Spiderman tries to persuade Sun-Spirit, Water-Spirit, EarthSpirit, and Air-Spirit to create the world's first palm trees so that he can collect a reward from the king.
Call Number j: QK495.P17 B459 1997
Title: First peas to the table : how Thomas Jefferson inspired a school garden / Susan Grigsby ; illustrated by
Nicole Tadgell.
Author: Grigsby, Susan
Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman & Co., 2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Maya and other students in Ms. Garcia's class study techniques used by Thomas Jefferson as they
grow pea plants and compete to see whose will produce a bowl full of peas first. Includes an afterword about
Jefferson.
Call Number j: SB343 .G877 2012
Title: The first plants / written by Theresa Greenaway.
Author: Greenaway, Theresa, 1947Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses different types of algae and the uses of algae as a food crop and energy source.
Call Number j: QK566 .G828 1991
Title: The first red maple leaf / Ludmila Zeman.
Author: Zeman, Ludmila.
Publication: Plattsburgh, N. Y. : Tundra Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A flock of birds fly with a boy to his homeland, where they land on trees and turn into leaves,
bringing summer back to the forest.
Call Number j: QK495.A17 Z4 1997
Title: The first strawberries : a Cherokee story / retold by Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by Anna Vojtech.
Author: Bruchac, Joseph, 1942Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A quarrel between the first man and the first woman is reconciled when the Sun causes
strawberries to grow out of the earth.
Call Number j: SB385 .B83 1993
Title: First words : garden.
Publication: New York : Snapshot, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A photographically-illustrated vocabulary book of garden-related words.
Call Number j: SB453 .F519 1996

Title: The five fingered family / retold by Shakta Kaur Khalsa ; illustrated by Siri-Kartar K. Khalsa.
Author: Khalsa, Shakta Kaur, 1950Publication: Sterling, Va : Brookfield Reader, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Retelling of a Punjabi tale about two families who encounter a troll living in a pipal tree (Ficus
religiosa).
Call Number j: SB365 .K527 2000
Title: Flamboyan / story by Arnold Adoff ; pictures by Karen Barbour.
Author: Adoff, Arnold.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Flamboyan, a young girl named after the Delonix regia tree whose red blossoms are the same
color as her hair, dreamily flies over her Caribbean island home.
Call Number j: QK495.L521 D38, Ad71, 1988
Title: Flavor foods : spices & herbs / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the historical origins, uses, and growing requirements of various spices and herbs, such
as pepper, vanilla, nutmeg, horseradish, licorice, and ginger. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB305 .H874 2000
Title: Fletcher and the falling leaves / by Julia Rawlinson ; pictures by Tiphanie Beeke.
Author: Rawlinson, Julia.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When his favorite tree begins to lose its leaves, Fletcher the fox worries that it is sick, but instead
a magical sight is in store for him.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa R199 2006
Title: Flip, float, fly : seeds on the move / by JoAnn Early Macken ; illustrated by Pam Paparone.
Author: Macken, JoAnn Early, 1953Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this lushly illustrated book, children can read about the amazing journeys of many different
kinds of seeds.
Call Number j: QK929 .M33 2008
Title: Flora's feast : a masque of flowers / penned & pictured by Walter Crane.
Author: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915.
Publication: New York : Mayflower Books, 1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: As winter begins to fade, Queen Flora goes to her garden and awakens the flowers.
Call Number j: QK98.A1 C858 1980
Title: Flora's surprise / Debi Gliori.
Author: Gliori, Debi.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, 2003, c2002.
Summary: Flora, a young rabbit, tries to grow a house by planting a brick.
Call Number j: SB453 .G499 2002
Title: Las flores / Patricia Whitehouse.
Author: Whitehouse, Patricia, 1958Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the physical characteristics, life cycle, and role of flowers in the world of plants.
Call Number j: QK653 .W45 2011
Title: The flower / Chris Baines & [pictures by] Penny Ives.
Author: Baines, Chris.
Publication: New York : Crocodile Books, 1990, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two children plant a garden nasturtium and learn how it grows and thrives in harmony with the
ladybugs, ants, bees, and other animals that inhabit its small patch of ground.
Call Number j: QL59 .B161f 1990
Title: Flower / by Moira Butterfield ; illustrated by Paul Johnson.
Author: Butterfield, Moira, 1961Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes in simple text the growth of a plant from seed to flower.
Call Number j: QK731 .B982 1992
Title: The flower alphabet book / by Jerry Pallotta ; illustrated by Leslie Evans.
Author: Pallotta, Jerry.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge Publishing, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Introduces brief facts about a variety of flowers whose names begin with each letter of the
alphabet.
Call Number j: SB406 .P179 1988
Title: Flower arranging for juniors; written and illustrated by Virginia Stone Marshall.
Author: Marshall, Virginia Stone.
Publication: Boston, Little, Brown [1954]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: An introduction to floral arrangement for children.


Call Number j: SB449 .M358 1954
Title: The flower book / written by Anne Orange ; illustrated by Sharon Lerner.
Author: Orange, Anne.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces in simple text and illustrations the characteristics of a variety of flowers.
Call Number j: SB406 .Or1 1975
Title: Flower children; the little cousins of the field and garden, by Elizabeth Gordon, drawings by M.T.
Ross.
Author: Gordon, Elizabeth, 1866-1922.
Publication: Chicago, P.F. Volland & Co. 1910.
Summary: Short poems and colored drawings on flower children.
Call Number j: QK83 .G654 1910
Title: Flower fables / Louisa May Alcott ; illustrations by Leah Palmer Preiss ; stories compiled and edited by
Daniel Shealy ; designed by Rymn Massand and Naomi Mizusaki.
Author: Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
Publication: New York : Okey-Doke Productions, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Six stories about fairies and elves who live among flowers and animals.
Call Number j: QK83 .AL19 1998
Title: Flower fables / Charles L. Gary ; Carol Watson, illustrator.
Author: Gary, Charles L.
Publication: McLean, Va. : EPM Publications, [1978]
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Twenty-six stories about flowers, with origins in mythology, religion, American Indian and
Oriental tales, and the author's own imagination.
Call Number j: QK83 .G199 1978
Title: Flower fairies of the autumn : with the nuts and berries they bring / poems and pictures by Cicely
Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.
Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the autumn flowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241sa 1990
Title: Flower fairies of the garden / poems and pictures by Cicely Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.

Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, c1990.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the garden flowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241g 1990
Title: Flower fairies of the spring / poems and pictures by Cicely Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.
Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the spring flowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241s 1990
Title: Flower fairies of the summer / poems and pictures by Cicely Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.
Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the summer flowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241ss 1990
Title: Flower fairies of the trees / poems and pictures by Cicely Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.
Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the trees.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241tr 1990
Title: Flower fairies of the wayside / poems and pictures by Cicely Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.
Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the roadside wildflowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241w 1990
Title: Flower fairies of the winter / poems and pictures by Cicely Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.
Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the winter flowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241sw 1990
Title: A flower fairy alphabet / Cicely Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.
Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, c1990.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: Illustrated poems depict fairies and flowers for each letter of the alphabet.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241a 1990
Title: The flower family / by Yutaka Sugita.
Author: Sugita, Yutaka, 1930Publication: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Flowers bloom all around the world bringing cheer, beauty, and happiness wherever they are
found.
Call Number j: QK653 .Su35 1975
Title: Flower garden / written by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt.
Author: Bunting, Eve, 1928Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Helped by her father, a young girl prepares a window box flower garden as a birthday surprise for
her mother.
Call Number j: SB417 .B886 1994
Title: Flower Green : a flower for all seasons / by Marcia Trimble ; illustrated by Jill Dubin.
Author: Trimble, Marcia.
Publication: Los Altos Hill, Calif. : Images Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Flower Green, a young girl sprout, brings color and fragrance to her garden.
Call Number j: SB406 .T735 2002
Title: A flower grows / Ken Robbins.
Author: Robbins, Ken.
Publication: New York : Dial Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrates the life cycle of an amaryllis.
Call Number j: SB413.A5 R536 1990
Title: The flower hunter : William Bartram, America's first naturalist / Deborah Kogan Ray.
Author: Ray, Deborah Kogan, 1940Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Young Billy Bartram keeps a journal of his experiences learning about the plants of the colonial
United States from his father, John Bartram, as they travel together gathering specimens and planting seeds.
Billy's journal continues into his adult explorations on his own into the new territories.
Call Number j: QK31.B28 R211 2004

Title: Flower power in the Australian bush and garden : the fascinating interrelationships between insects
and plants / Jan Taylor.
Author: Taylor, Jan C., 1938Publication: Kenthurst, [N. S. W., Australia] : Kangaroo Press, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: The extraordinary interrelationship between plants and insects in the wilds of Australia.
Call Number j: QL496 .T215 1989
Title: Flower watching with Alice Eastwood / by Michael Elsohn Ross ; illustrations by Laurie A. Caple.
Author: Ross, Michael Elsohn, 1952Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the life and work of botanist Alice Eastwood, who explored plant life in Colorado and
California in the late nineteenth and first half of the twentieth centuries.
Call Number j: QK31.Ea8 R733 1997
Title: A flower with love / Bruno Munari ; translated by Patricia Tracy Lowe. -Author: Munari, Bruno.
Publication: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell c1974.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Instructions for and examples of ikebana, Japanese floral arrangements containing special
messages.
Call Number j: SB450 .M92 1974
Title: Flowering plants / written by Wendy Madgwick.
Author: Madgwick, Wendy, 1946Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, 1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Surveys the world of flowering plants, discussing distribution, growth, reproduction, pollination,
flowers, seeds, fruits, adaptations, endangerment, and economic aspects.
Call Number j: QK643.A5 M264 1990
Title: Flowers / created by Gallimard Jeunesse and Ren Mettler ; illustrated by Ren Mettler.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, 1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: With transparent overlays, provides information about flowers, including flower structure, life
cycle, phototropism, pollination, and uses.
Call Number j: QK653 .F672 1993
Title: Flowers.
Author: (not listed)
Publication: San Francisco : Jules Books, [n.d.]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Nearly 75 garden flowers are depicted with their common names.

Call Number j: QK653 .F69 n.d.


Title: Flowers / written by David Burnie.
Author: Burnie, David.
Publication: New York : Dorling Kindersley ; Boston, Mass. : Distributed by Houghton Mifflin Company,
c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics and life cycles of flowers and examines kinds flowers that
grow in gardens, as well as a in a variety of natural habitats.
Call Number j: QK49 .B935f 1992
Title: Flowers / Jason Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Jason, 1942Publication: Vero Beach, Fla. : Rourke Enterprises, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces flower structure, pollination, habitats, and uses.
Call Number j: QK653 .C786 1991
Title: Flowers / by Terry Jennings ; [illustrated by Karen Daws, Peter Willmott].
Author: Jennings, Terry J.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, 1989, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to the basic characteristics of plants and flowers. Includes instruction for a variety
of simple experiments.
Call Number j: QK653 .J448 1981
Title: The flowers / story by Marion Mineau ; pictures by Veronika Martenova Charles.
Author: Mineau, Marion.
Publication: Windsor, Ontario, Canada : Black Moss, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A little boy has been given a corner of his parents' garden to grow whatever he likes.
Call Number j: SB453 .M661 1988
Title: Flowers / by Henry Pluckrose.
Author: Pluckrose, Henry Arthur.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, 1994, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics and life cycles of flowers and examines kinds of flowers
found in gardens and natural habitats.
Call Number j: QK653 .P728 1994
Title: Flowers & fables / John Gruen ; paintings by Rafal Olbinski ; design by Rita Marshall.
Author: Gruen, John.

Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, c1996.


Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Short fables describing the creation of fourteen different flowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .G922 1996
Title: Flowers; a guide to familiar American wildflowers, by Herbert S. Zim and Alexander C. Martin.
Illustrated by Rudolf Freund. Sponsored by the Wildlife Management Institute. 134 paintings in full color.
Author: Zim, Herbert Spencer, 1909-1994.
Publication: New York, Golden Press 1987, c1950.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A guide to approximately 200 of the most commonly viewed American wildflowers, with 134
color paintings. Flowers are grouped by color.
Call Number j: QK112 .Z65 1987
Title: Flowers and what they are / by Mary Elting ; illustrated by Carl and Mary Hauge. -Author: Elting, Mary.
Publication: Racine, Wis. : Whitman Publishing Co., c1961.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes basic botany with the flower as the focus. Also includes discussions of plant names,
unusual plants, and reproduction methods.
Call Number j: QK653 .EL83 1961
Title: The flowers' festival / Elsa Beskow ; English version, Joan Tate.
Author: Beskow, Elsa Maartman, 1874-1953.
Publication: Edinburgh : Floris Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Recounts the adventures of Lisa when she attends the flowers' Midsummer festival.
Call Number j: QK83 .B463 1991
Title: Flowers for you : blooms for every month / by Anita Holmes ; illustrated by Virginia Wright-Frierson.
Author: Holmes, Anita, 1937Publication: New York : Bradbury Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes twelve flowering plants and tells how to grow them indoors to ensure that something
will be in bloom during every month of the year.
Call Number j: SB419 .H734 1993
Title: Flowers from Mariko / written by Rick Noguchi & Deneen Jenks ; illustrated by Michelle Reiko
Kumata.
Author: Noguchi, Rick.
Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, 2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When she and her family are released from the Japanese American internment camp where they
have spent the last three years, Mariko plants a garden to raise their spirits.

Call Number j: SB406 .N689 2001


Title: Flowers, fruits, seeds / Jerome Wexler.
Author: Wexler, Jerome.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes and illustrates many kinds of flowers and the fruits and seeds they produce.
Call Number j: QK653 .W541 1987
Title: Flowers of the hedgerow and wayside / [Joe Firmin, editor ; illustrations by Elizabeth Graham-Yooll]
Author: Firmin, Joe.
Publication: Cambridge, England : Dinosaur in association with Theorem, [1976]
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: An illustrated guide to wild flowers of Great Britain.
Call Number j: QK306 .F669 1976
Title: The fly-aways and other seed travelers / by Francis M. Fultz; with illustrations from photographs by
the author.
Author: Fultz, Francis Marion, 1857-1948.
Publication: Bloomington, Ill. : Public-School Pub. Co., c1909.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: How seeds strive to become plants is expressed in text and poems about the seeds of many
different kinds of plants.
Call Number j: QK661 .F959 1909
Title: Fly, little butterfly / [written by Elizabeth Lawrence ; illustrated by Katy Rhodes.]
Author: Lawrence, Elizabeth, 1904-1985.
Publication: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Finally caterpillar's wish to fly comes true.
Call Number j: QL541 .L435 2002
Title: Focus on trees / Anita Ganeri.
Author: Ganeri, Anita, 1961Publication: New York : Gloucester Press, 1993, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Clear and interesting text and illustrations explain the biology, growth, distribution, ecology, and
uses of trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .G154 1993
Title: Food chains and you / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2005.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: Explains how solar energy is absorbed by plants, converted into food, and passed on to animals,
including humans, in a food chain.
Call Number j: QH523 .K126 2005
Title: Food plants / written by Jennifer Cochrane.
Author: Cochrane, Jennifer
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, 1991, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes food plants, where they grow, how they are cultivated, their importance for the survival
of humans and animals, and the need for more crops to feed the world's growing population.
Call Number j: SB107 .C643 1990
Title: For the love of a lady bug : [creative science for the very young child / by Imogene Forte and Joy
MacKenzie].
Author: Forte, Imogene.
Publication: Nashville, TN : Incentive Publications, c1978.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A variety of science activities involve such topics as plants, animals, growth, health, and machines.
Call Number j: QH55 .F67 1978
Title: The forest / David Bellamy ; with illustrations by Jill Dow.
Author: Bellamy, David J.
Publication: London : Frances Lincoln, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the ecology of a forest before and after it becomes managed for timber.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 B414 1999
Title: The forest / Claire A. Nivola.
Author: Nivola, Claire A.
Publication: New York : Frances Foster Books, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A mouse sets out to overcome a lifelong fear of the forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 N649 2002
Title: Forest has a song : poems / by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater ; illustrations by Robbin Gourley.
Author: VanDerwater, Amy Ludwig
Publication: Boston : Clarion Books, 2013.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: "The forest is inviting you to come and visit. The poems in this book, intimate and lighthearted,
will take you there."--Front jacket flap.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 V322 2013

Title: The forest has eyes / Bev Doolittle [paintings] ; by Elsie Maclay.
Author: Doolittle, Bev.
Publication: Shelton, Conn. : Greenwich Workshop Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This collection of paintings of the western wilderness and the accompanying text invite the reader
to see the natural world through the eyes of Native Americans.
Call Number j: QH331 .D72 1998
Title: The forest in the clouds / by Sneed Collard III ; illustrated by Michael Rothman.
Author: Collard, Sneed B.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced reader.
Summary: Describes some of the plants and animals that live in the cloud forest of Costa Rica, and discusses
some environmental threats faced by this region.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27cac C684 2000
Title: A forest is reborn / by James R. Newton ; illustrated by Susan Bonners.
Author: Newton, James R.
Publication: New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes how a forest renews itself through a process called plant succession after a destructive
fire.
Call Number j: SD420 .N484 1982
Title: Forest light / text and illustrations by Scott O'Brien.
Author: O'Brien, Scott.
Publication: Santa Rosa, Calif. : Blue Lunchbox Press, 1978.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The mystical story of Carl's stay at a wilderness camp, and the deep affection that he develops for
the plants, animals, and people he encounters at the camp.
Call Number j: QH81 .Ob6 1978
Title: A forest of stories : magical tree tales from around the world / retold by Rina Singh ; illustrated by
Helen Cann.
Author: Singh, Rina.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass.: Barefoot Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Folk tales about trees from around the world.
Call Number j: QK475 .F761 2003
Title: Forest tales : from far and wide / retold by Marleen Vermeulen ; illustrated by Rosslyn Moran.
Author: Vermeulen, Marleen.
Publication: Kingswood, Bristol, United Kingdom : Barefoot Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: A collection of forest animal folk tales from Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 V591 1998
Title: A forest year / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : Morrow, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes how seasonal changes in a forest affect the plants and animals that live there.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 L562 1987
Title: Forests activity book / written and illustrated by Dailan Pugh.
Author: Pugh, Dailan.
Publication: Sydney, [Australia] : Rainforest Publishing, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced reader.
Summary: Activities (mazes, matching, word games) and information related to Australian rainforests and
other forest habitats.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27au P963 1987
Title: The forgotten forest / Laurence Anholt.
Author: Anholt, Laurence.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The vast forests of a country are all cut down to make room for development, until finally only
one small wooded area remains like an island in the endless noisy sea of the city.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 An49 1992
Title: The forgotten garden / written by Caroline Repchuk ; illustrated by Ian Andrew ; from an original idea
by Mike Jolley.
Author: Repchuk, Caroline.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When an old man returns to his childhood home, an old manor house where his father was chief
gardener, he sets to work with his shears and the garden is transformed.
Call Number j: SB472.9.H4 R299 1997
Title: Four Champa trees : a Lao folktale / told by Issara Katay Sasorith ; retold by Alice Lucas ; translated
by Mahn Phongboupha ; illustrated by You-Shan Tang.
Author: Sasorith, Katay D.
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Voices of Liberty, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A bilingual folktale about a bad and a good queen, magic that saves the innocents and a resolution
that reunites the characters.
Call Number j: SB413.P64 S27 1990

Title: Four friends in summer / story and pictures by Tomie De Paola.


Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Four animal friends share the joys of gardening and enjoy the warm and sunny days of summer
together as they visit each others' gardens.
Call Number j: SB453 .D44 2003
Title: Four friends in the garden / Sue Heap.
Author: Heap, Sue, 1954Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2004.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Florentina the bear, Rachel the rabbit, Seymour the sheep, and Mary Clare enjoy a day in the
garden chasing a butterfly and drinking lemonade.
Call Number j: SB453 .H43 2004
Title: Fran's flower / Lisa Bruce ; illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw.
Author: Bruce, Lisa.
Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins, 2000, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Fran accidentally learns what is needed to make her plant grow.
Call Number j: SB417 .B832 2000
Title: The friendship tree / by Kathy Caple.
Author: Caple, Kathy.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Blanche and Otis enjoy each other's company as they tend the trees in their garden through the
seasons.
Call Number j: SB435.5 .C172 2000
Title: Frog and toad together / by Arnold Lobel.
Author: Lobel, Arnold.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Five tales about two best friends include a story about their effort to plant a garden from seed.
Call Number j: SB117 .L783 1972
Title: From blossom to honey / Ali Mitgutsch.
Author: Mitgutsch, Ali.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Describes how bees turn flower nectar into the honey which the beekeeper extracts from the
hive.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 M696 1981
Title: From cacao bean to chocolate / Ali Mitgutsch.
Author: Mitgutsch, Ali.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the cacao bean from the tropical trees on which they grow to the factories where they are
roasted, skinned, and ground to make cocoa butter, the major ingredient in chocolate products.
Call Number j: SB267 .M696 1981
Title: From caterpillar to butterfly / by Deborah Heiligman ; illustrated by Bari Weissman.
Author: Heiligman, Deborah.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Painted lady butterfly growth stages are seen through the eyes of children in a primary classroom.
Includes a guide to common butterflies and places to see butterflies.
Call Number j: QL541 .H363 1996
Title: From flower to flower : animals and pollination / text by Patricia Lauber ; photographs by Jerome
Wexler.
Author: Lauber, Patricia.
Publication: New York : Crown, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Text and illustrations describe the many ways that flowers are pollinated with emphasis on the
role of bees in this important process.
Call Number j: QK926 .L361 1986
Title: From flower to fruit / by Anne Ophelia Dowden ; illustrated by the author.
Author: Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd, 1907Publication: New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and drawings explain how flowers mature into seed-bearing fruit.
Call Number j: QK660 .D752 1984
Title: From fruit to jam / Ali Mitgutsch.
Author: Mitgutsch, Ali.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes how jam is made from fresh fruit.
Call Number j: SB355 .M696 1981

Title: From grain to bread / Ali Mitgutsch.


Author: Mitgutsch, Ali.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Highlights the step-by-step process of planting wheat seeds, harvesting the crop, grinding wheat
into flour, and baking bread.
Call Number j: SB191.W5 M696 1981
Title: From kernel to corn / by Robin Nelson.
Author: Nelson, Robin, 1971Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the process of corn production, including planting the kernels, tending and harvesting
the crop, and transporting the corn to the grocery store so that it may be bought and eaten.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 N336 2003
Title: From plant to blue jeans : a photo essay / by Arthur John L'Hommedieu.
Author: L'Hommedieu, Arthur John.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the process of making blue jeans from the planting of cotton through the weaving of
cloth and sewing the finished product.
Call Number j: SB245 .L612 1997
Title: From rubber tree to tire / Ali Mitgutsch.
Author: Mitgutsch, Ali.
Publication: Minneapolis, [Minn.] : Carolrhoda Books, 1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and pictures follow rubber juice (latex) from its tree to the factory and eventual uses
including tires.
Call Number j: SB290 .M588 1986
Title: From seed to pear / Ali Mitgutsch.
Author: Mitgutsch, Ali.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the cycle of a pear seed which, when planted, produces a fruit-bearing tree and a supply
of new seeds.
Call Number j: SB373 .M696 1981
Title: From seed to plant / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: An introduction to how plants reproduce and grow from seed.


Call Number j: QK661 .G352 1991
Title: From seed to sunflower / written by Gerald Legg ; illustrated by Carolyn Scrace ; created & designed
by David Salariya.
Author: Legg, Gerald.
Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Large illustrations and simple text present the life cycle of a sunflower from seed to flower.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 L524 1998
Title: From the garden : a counting book about growing food / by Michael Dahl ; illustrated by Todd Ouren.
Author: Dahl, Michael.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Introduces the numbers from one to twelve as family members pick a variety of vegetables from
the garden. Includes counting activities and fun facts about growing vegetables.
Call Number j: SB321 .D137 2004
Title: From tree to paper / Pam Marshall.
Author: Marshall, Pam
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c2013.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains how paper is made from trees.
Call Number j: SB108.P1 M37 2013
Title: From tree to table / Ali Mitgutsch.
Author: Mitgutsch, Ali.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the path of a tree as it is felled, cut into planks, and made into furniture.
Call Number j: SD541 .M696 1981
Title: From wood to paper / Ali Mitgutsch.
Author: Mitgutsch, Ali.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the individual steps taken in making wood into paper and what happens to the finished
product.
Call Number j: SB108.P1 M696 1986
Title: Fruit / created by Gallimard Jeunesse and Pascale de Bourgoing ; illustrated by P. M. Valet.
Author: Bourgoing, Pascale de.

Publication: New York : Scholastic ; 1991, c1989.


Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: With transparent overlays, shows seeds and growth habits of many different kinds of fruit.
Call Number j: SB355 .B667 1991
Title: The fruit book / written by Cynthia Overbeck ; illustrated by Sharon Lerner.
Author: Overbeck, Cynthia.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and illustrations introduce the characteristics of various fruits.
Call Number j: SB355 .Ov2 1975
Title: A fruit is a suitcase for seeds / by Jean Richards ; illustrated by Anca Hariton.
Author: Richards, Jean, 1940Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Millbrook Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Provides an illustrated description of seed dispersal by which plants, most specifically fruits, travel
from one place to another.
Call Number j: QK661 .R39 2002
Title: The fruit, the tree and the flower / by Richard Matsuura, Ruth Matsuura ; illustrated by Linus Chao ;
edited by Candice Olcott.
Author: Matsuura, Richard.
Publication: Hilo, Hawaii : Orchid Isle , c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Because of his plant knowledge, an elderly man is appointed the king's counselor.
Call Number j: QK83.15.H3 M429 1995
Title: Fruits : a Caribbean counting poem / by Valerie Bloom ; illustrated by David Axtell.
Author: Bloom, Valerie.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This poem counts up to ten different kinds of Caribbean fruit, including guavas, jackfruit, and
Otaheiti apples.
Call Number j: SB379.A5 B623 1997
Title: Fruits and vegetables = Frutas y vegetales / by Gladys Rosa-Mendoza ; illustrations by Linda Holt
Ayriss.
Author: Rosa-Mendoza, Gladys.
Publication: Wheaton, Ill. : Me+mi Pub., c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 1 -- Pre-readers.
Summary: Introduces children to vegetables and fruit in English and Spanish with illustrations. Includes a
Spanish pronounciation glossary.
Call Number j: SB321 .R67 2002

Title: Fruits, roots, and fungi : plants we eat / text and photos by Isamu Sekido.
Author: Sekido, Isamu, 1946Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications Co., 1993, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Depicts and discusses edible parts of plants and challenges the reader to identify them from
photographs.
Call Number j: SB105.A1 Se47 1984
Title: Fun-to-make nature crafts / written by Robyn Supraner ; illustrated by Renzo Barto.
Author: Supraner, Robyn.
Publication: Mahwah, N.J. : Troll Associates, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Craft ideas using rocks, acorns, nuts, vegetables, shells, and leaves.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 S87 1981
Title: Fun with growing things / Joan Eckstein and Joyce Gleit ; illustrations by Mena Dolobowsky.
Author: Eckstein, Joan.
Publication: New York : Avon Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Presents step-by-step instructions for growing plants outdoors and indoors. Includes projects
such as leaf printing and making a sponge garden and a scarecrow.
Call Number j: SB453 .Ec59 1991
Title: Fun with nature / by Mel Boring, Diane L. Burns, Leslie Dendy ; illustrations by Linda Garrow.
Author: Boring, Mel, 1939Publication: Minnetonka, Minn. : NorthWord Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of more than 150 different animals and plants.
Call Number j: QH53 .F965 1999
Title: Fungi and lichens / written by Wendy Madgwick.
Author: Madgwick, Wendy, 1946Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, 1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Surveys the world of fungi and lichens, discussing such aspects as fungi and decay, parasites,
pollution, plant partnerships, edible and poisonous fungi, and antibiotics.
Call Number j: QK603 .M264 1990
Title: The funny little woman. Retold by Arlene Mosel. Pictures by Blair Lent.
Author: Mosel, Arlene.
Publication: New York, Dutton [1972]
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: While chasing a dumpling, a little lady is captured by wicked creatures from whom she escapes
with the means of becoming the richest woman in Japan.
Call Number j: QK83 .M852 1977
Title: G is for golden : a California alphabet / written by David Domeniconi ; illustrated by Pam Carroll.
Author: Domeniconi, David
Publication: Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An alphabet of things characteristic of the state of California.
Call Number j: QH105.C2 A1, D66, 2002
Title: Gabi and the Engkanto : the story of the first gabi plant and why its leaves never get wet / by Marla
Yotoko Chorengel ; edited by Melissa Ylanan Moran ; illustrated by Ibarra Crisostomo.
Author: Chorengel, Marla Yotoko
Publication: Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines : Bookmark, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A Philippine folktale about a woman who loved plants and an evil river spirit tells how taro leaves
became water-resistant.
Call Number j: SB211.T2 C456 1990
Title: Garbage helps our garden grow : a compost story / story by Linda Glaser ; photographs by Shelley
Rotner.
Author: Glaser, Linda.
Publication: Minneapolis, MN : Millbrook Press, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Photographs and text helps young readers understand the importance of compost.
Call Number j: S654 .G462g 2010
Title: Garden / Deni Bown ; illustrated by Wendy Meadway.
Author: Bown, Deni.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This colorful book looks at the plants and animals to be found in a British garden and describes
the changes that take place through the seasons.
Call Number j: SB453 .B685 1989
Title: Garden / Robert Maass.
Author: Maass, Robert.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the beauty and harmony of gardens and gives simple information about how to plant
and care for them.
Call Number j: SB453 .M112 1998

Title: The garden / I. Sanchez, C. Peris.


Author: Sanchez, Isidro.
Publication: New York : Barron's, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A brother and sister explain how they garden through the seasons.
Call Number j: SB453 .Sa55 1990
Title: A garden alphabet / by Isabel Wilner ; pictures by Ashley Wolff.
Author: Wilner, Isabel.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1991.
Summary: Rhyming verses and illustrations introduce the letters of the alphabet and describe how a garden
is planned and planted, how things grow, and the joy a garden brings.
Call Number j: SB321 .W689 1991
Title: Garden animals / Lucy Cousins.
Author: Cousins, Lucy.
Publication: [S. l.] : Candlewick Press, 1999, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Bold and colorful illustrations of garden animals.
Call Number j: QL59 .C836 1999
Title: Garden crafts for kids : 50 great reasons to get your hands dirty / Diane Rhoades.
Author: Rhoades, Diane, 1952Publication: New York : Sterling, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A collection of garden activities, projects, and experiments for kids.
Call Number j: SB457 .R346 1995
Title: A garden for a groundhog / Lorna Balian.
Author: Balian, Lorna.
Publication: Watertown, Wis. : Humbug Books, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mr. O'Leary appreciates groundhog's help in predicting the weather on Groundhog Day but tries
to find a way to prevent his eating all the vegetables in the garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .B198 1985
Title: A garden for pig / written by Kathryn K. Thurman ; illustrated by Lindsay Ward.
Author: Thurman, Kathryn K
Publication: Tulsa, OK : Kane Miller, 2010.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Pig lives on an apple farm and is tired of eating nothing but apples--roasted, in pie, or flambe-until his efforts to find something different to eat finally pay off. Includes tips for growing an organic garden.
Call Number j: SB363 .T48 2010

Title: The garden in our yard / by Greg Henry Quinn ; illustrated by Lena Shiffman.
Author: Quinn, Greg Henry.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple rhyming text and pictures take children through four seasons in the garden growing
vegetables and flowers.
Call Number j: SB453 .Q44 1995
Title: The garden in the city / by Gerda Muller.
Author: Muller, Gerda.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ben and Caroline's gardens go through many changes during the year.
Call Number j: SB453 .M913 1992
Title: The garden of Abdul Gasazi / written and illustrated by Chris van Allsburg.
Author: Van Allsburg, Chris.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1979.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: When the dog he is caring for runs away from Alan into the forbidden garden of a retired doghating magician, a spell seems to be cast over the contrary dog.
Call Number j: SB455 .V263 1979
Title: Garden of dreams / written by Richard M. Wainwright ; illustrated by Carolyn Sansone Dvorsack.
Author: Wainwright, Richard M.
Publication: Dennis, Mass. : Family Life Pub., c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The inhabitants of Esperanza Street, from many different cultural backgrounds, come together to
fulfill Tony's dream of beautifying the neighborhood with a garden.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .W133 1994
Title: The garden of happiness / by Erika Tamar ; illustrated by Barbara Lambase.
Author: Tamar, Erika.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Marisol plants a sunflower in a community garden which she and her neighbors create in a vacant
New York City lot.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .T15 1996
Title: Garden partners / Diane Palmisciano.
Author: Palmisciano, Diane.
Publication: New York : Atheneum, c1989.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: A child and her grandmother plant a vegetable garden and share the harvest with friends and
family.
Call Number j: SB321 .P185 1989
Title: Garden stories / Nellie A. Nortridge.
Author: Nortridge, Nellie A.
Publication: Freeport, Ill. : privately printed, c1933.
Reading Level:
Summary: Stories and poems about children's gardens and the world of nature.
Call Number j: SB455 .N829 1933
Title: The garden that we grew / by Joan Holub ; illustrations by Hiroe Nakata.
Author: Holub, Joan.
Publication: New York : Viking, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Children plant pumpkin seeds, water and weed the garden patch, watch the pumpkins grow, pick
them, and enjoy them in various ways.
Call Number j: SB347 .H747 2001
Title: The gardener / Sarah Stewart ; pictures by David Small.
Author: Stewart, Sarah.
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A girl moves to the big city and takes her love of gardening with her.
Call Number j: SB417 .St496 1997
Title: A gardener's alphabet / by Mary Azarian.
Author: Azarian, Mary.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An alphabet book features words associated with gardening, including bulbs, compost, digging,
insects, and weeds.
Call Number j: SB453 .Az16 2000.
Title: A gardener's alphabet / Elizabeth Harbour.
Author: Harbour, Elizabeth.
Publication: London : Michael Joseph, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Look for the letters of the alphabet in the watercolor illustrations of a garden through the seasons.
Call Number j: SB453 .H214 1990
Title: The gardener's apprentice / by Eric Metaxas ; illustrated by Rodica Prato.

Author: Metaxas, Eric.


Publication: Mankato, Minn : Creative Editions, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In this version of a traditional Romanian tale, a boy leaves home and becomes the apprentice to a
gardener who serves a great emperor. Includes an illustrated directory of plants mentioned in the story.
Call Number j: SB61 .M564 1997
Title: The gardening book / Jane Bull.
Author: Bull, Jane, 1957Publication: London ; New York : DK Pub., c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides an introduction to the basics of gardening along with some related activities.
Call Number j: SB453 .B872 2003
Title: Gardening : I can do it! / by Ivan Bullock & Diane James ; photography by Daniel Pangbourne ;
illustrations by Emily Hare.
Author: Bulloch, Ivan.
Publication: Chicago, Ill. : World Book in association with Two-Can, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Basic introduction to gardening, with step-by-step activities.
Call Number j: SB453 .B876 1998
Title: Gardening with Peter Rabbit / text by Jennie Walters ; with new reproductions from the original
illustrations by Beatrix Potter.
Author: Walters, Jennie.
Publication: London, New York : Frederick Warne, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Potter's illustrations accompany vegetable and flower garden projects for every season.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s W171 1992
Title: Gardening without soil / by Jan Johnsen.
Author: Johnsen, Jan.
Publication: Philadelphia : Lippincott, c1979.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Introduces methods of soilless gardening, including the new peat and vermiculture mixes as well
as the classic hydroponic water and nutrient soils.
Call Number j: SB126.5 .J629 1979
Title: Gardening wizardry for kids / by L. Patricia Kite.
Author: Kite, L. Patricia.
Publication: Hauppauge, N. Y. : Barron's, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Information on how to grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs in containers is combined with a wealth
of history, lore, and craft projects.

Call Number j: SB417 .K649 1995


Title: Gardens from garbage : how to grow plants from recycled kitchen scraps / Judith F. Handelsman.
Author: Handelsman, Judith F., 1948Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides instructions for growing houseplants from pieces of potatoes, corn, watermelons, and
other kitchen scraps.
Call Number j: SB419 .H191g 1993
Title: Gathering the sun : an alphabet in Spanish and English / Alma Flor Ada ; illustrated by Simon Silva ;
english translation by Rosa Zubizarreta.
Author: Ada, Alma Flor.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A book of poems about working in the fields and nature's bounty, one for each letter of the
Spanish alphabet.
Call Number j: S519 .Ad11 1997
Title: Gecko's complaint : a Balinese folktale / Retold by Ann Martin Bowler; illustrated by I Gusti Made
Sukanada.
Author: Bowler, Ann Martin.
Publication: Singapore : Periplus ; Enfield : Airlift, 2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A gecko living on Bali was kept awake by hundreds of fireflies so he complained to Raden, the
jungle's lion leader. Raden listens to complaints of many animals and found a solution.
Call Number j: QK474.5 .B69 2003
Title: George Washington Carver / by Andy Carter and Carol Saller ; illustrations by Lance Paladino.
Author: Carter, Andy, 1948Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Recounts the life of the African-American agriculturist at the Tuskegee Institute, emphasizing his
love of plants and his belief in living in harmony with the natural world.
Call Number j: S417.C25 C245 2001
Title: Get growing : how the earth feeds us / by Candace Savage ; illustrated by Gary Clement.
Author: Savage, Candace Sherk, 1949Publication: Buffalo, N. Y. : Firefly Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the history of agriculture, explains how the world's soils are being depleted by overuse
and chemical pollution, and offers environmentally sound solutions for agricultural conservation.
Call Number j: S604.5 .Sa92 1991

Title: Ghost wings / by Barbara M. Joosse ; illustrated by Giselle Potter.


Author: Joosse, Barbara M.
Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Mexican girl remembers her deceased grandmother when the Monarch butterflies return to the
ayamel fir forest.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 J741 2001
Title: The giant carrot / by Jan Peck ; pictures by Barry Root.
Author: Peck, Jan.
Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The Turnip, sweet Little Isabelle surprises her family with her unique way of helping a carrot seed
grow and of getting the huge vegetable from the ground. Includes a recipe for carrot pudding.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 P335 1998
Title: The giant zucchini / Catherine Siracusa.
Author: Siracusa, Catherine.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Edgar Mouse and Robert Squirrel grow a zucchini for the county fair, not knowing that it has
magic powers when they sing to it.
Call Number j: SB347 .Si76 1993
Title: The gift of the poinsettia = El regalo de la flor de nochebuena / by Pat Mora and Charles Ramrez
Berg ; art by Daniel Lechon.
Author: Mora, Pat.
Publication: Houston, Tex. : Piata Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this telling of the Mexican legend, a young boy presents baby Jesus with a green plant which
miraculously turns red--a poinsettia.
Call Number j: SB413.P63 M824 1995
Title: Gift of the sun : A tale from South Africa / Dianne Stewart ; pictures by Jude Daly.
Author: Stewart, Dianne.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tired of milking when he would rather bask in the sun, Thulani sells the cow and begins a series of
exchanges that results in a sunflower crop and prosperity.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 St49 1996
Title: The gift of the tree / Alvin Tresselt ; illustrated by Henri Sorensen.
Author: Tresselt, Alvin R.

Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1992.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Traces the life cycle of an oak tree and describes the animals that depend on it for shelter and
food.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, T725, 1992
Title: The gift of the willows / Helena Clare Pittman.
Author: Pittman, Helena Clare.
Publication: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Japanese potter and his wife experience the vicissitudes of the seasons in their home by the
river, as they both give help and receive it from two willow trees whose tenacity to live symbolizes man's
desire to surmount life's obstacles.
Call Number j: QK495.S16 P686 1988
Title: The gigantic turnip / Aleksei Tolstoy & Niamh Sharkey.
Author: Tolstoy, Aleksey Nikolayevich, 1883-1945.
Publication: Brooklyn, N. Y. : Barefoot Books, 1999, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this traditional Russian tale, a farmer grows a turnip so big that it takes the combined efforts of
him, his wife, and a host of animals to harvest.
Call Number j: SB211.T8 T588 1998
Title: Ginkgo and Moon / Lisa Mertins.
Author: Mertins, Lisa.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ginkgo tree tries to attract Moon's notice, but Moon is too busy chasing after dazzling Sun.
Through persistence and creativity humble Ginkgo finally captures Moon's attention.
Call Number j: QK494.5.G48 M557 1996
Title: The Ginseng Maiden / written and illustrated by Jiang Chengan [and] Wu Daisheng.
Author: Jiang, Chengan.
Publication: Beijing, [China] : Foreign Languages Press, 1980.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Chinese folk myth relates the origin of ginseng's use as a medicinal plant.
Call Number j: SB295.G5 J56 1980
Title: Girls who looked under rocks : the lives of six pioneering naturalists / by Jeannine Atkins ; illustrated
by Paula Conner.
Author: Atkins, Jeannine, 1953Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: Brief biographies of 6 woman naturalists from the 17th to 21st centuries: Maria Sibylla Merian,
Anna Botsford Comstock, Frances Hamerstrom, Rachel Carson, Miriam Rothschild, and Jane Goodall.
Call Number j: QH26 .At52 2000
Title: The giving tree / by Shel Silverstein.
Author: Silverstein, Shel.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1964.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which
gives to him without thought of return.
Call Number j: QK475 .Si39 1964
Title: The giving tree / by Shel Silverstein = Ai xin shu / Xie'er Xierfusitan wen tu ; Fu Weici yi.
Author: Silverstein, Shel.
Publication: Haikou : Nan hai chu ban she, 2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which
gives to him without thought of return.
Call Number j: QK475 .Si39c 2007
Title: The glass garden / Joyce Dunbar ; illustrated by Fiona French.
Author: Dunbar, Joyce.
Publication: London : Frances Lincoln, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After Lucia's father makes her a glass garden, she herself turns into glass, and only later is restored
to life by a mysterious stranger.
Call Number j: SB453 .D911 1999
Title: Glorious grasses : the grains / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses how humans have cultivated and used various grains, including wheat, rice, corn, millet,
oats, barley, and rye and the nutritional value of these cereal products. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB189 .H874 1999
Title: The glowworm who lost her glow / William Bedford ; Sophie Joyce, illustrator.
Author: Bedford, William.
Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub., 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Georgina, a glowworm who has lost her glow, searches everywhere and finally finds it.
Call Number j: QL596.L28 B39 2006

Title: The golden flower : a Taino myth from Puerto Rico / by Nina Jaffe ; illustrated by Enrique O. Snchez.
Author: Jaffe, Nina.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Retelling of the Puerto Rican Taino Indian creation myth about a child who plants seeds which
develop into a forest; in the forest a pumpkin grows and breaks open releasing the ocean and its creatures.
Call Number j: SB347 .J18 1996
Title: Golden Gate Park / by Helen Ludwig.
Author: Ludwig, Helen.
Publication: San Francisco : Interprint, 1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Simple text with full page illustrations describe many of the attractions in the Golden Gate park.
Call Number j: SB483.S3 L966 1984
Title: Goldfish and chrysanthemums / by Andrea Cheng ; illustrated by Michelle Chang.
Author: Cheng, Andrea.
Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Chinese American girl puts her goldfish into a fish pond that she creates and borders with
chrysanthemums in order to remind her grandmother of the fish pond she had back in China.
Call Number j: SB423 .C421 2003
Title: Good night, garden gnome / by Jamichael Henterly.
Author: Henterly, Jamichael.
Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Depicts a gnome at work and play in his garden.
Call Number j: SB473.5 .H399 2001
Title: Good-night, owl! / Pat Hutchins.
Author: Hutchins, Pat, 1942Publication: New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Because all the other animals' noises keep him from sleeping, Owl watches for a chance to take his
revenge.
Call Number j: QL676.2.O8 H97 1972
Title: Goodnight, sweet butterflies : a colour dreamland / text by Dawn Bentley ; illustrations by Heather
Cahoon ; concept and design by Melanie Gerth.
Author: Bentley, Dawn.
Publication: New York : Little Simon, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: Nine colored butterflies disappear one by one as the pages that match their colors are turned.
The butterflies are made of plastic and attached to the pages.
Call Number j: QL541 .B446 2003
Title: A grand old tree / by Mary Newell DePalma.
Author: DePalma, Mary Newell.
Publication: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: This story of a grand old tree is also the tale of a beautiful cycle of life -- a beginning, a middle,
and an end that leads to many new beginnings.
Call Number j: QK475 .D44 2005
Title: The grandad tree / Trish Cooke ; illustrated by Sharon Wilson.
Author: Cooke, Trish.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The changing nature of their apple tree, as it grows and goes through the seasons, reminds Leigh
and Vin of their grandfather, who is gone but lives on in their memories.
Call Number j: SB363 .C776 2000
Title: Grandfather Cherry Blossom / illustrations by Eih Hirezaki ; retold by Ralph F. McCarthy.
Author: McCarthy, Ralph F.
Publication: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This is a version of a Japanese folk fable illustrating greed and unselfishness in the natures of two
neighbors. A tree motif recurs throughout the story.
Call Number j: SB366 .M127 1993
Title: Grandma's garden / Elaine Moore ; pictures by Dan Andreasen.
Author: Moore, Elaine.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early gardens.
Summary: Kim visits Grandma in the spring and helps her plant vegetables and tend the plum trees.
Call Number j: SB321 .M782 1994
Title: Grandma's purple flowers / Adjoa J. Burrowes.
Author: Burrowes, Adjoa J., 1957Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Saddened by the loss of her grandmother, Hyacinth is comforted when she sees purple flowers
sprouting in her grandmother's garden.
Call Number j: SB406 .B946 2000

Title: Grandmother Oak / by Rosi Dagit ; illustrated by Gretta Allison.


Author: Dagit, Rosi.
Publication: Boulder, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This is the story of an oak that has lived for more than 2,000 years in California's Topanga State
Park.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, U6c, D133, 1996
Title: Grandmother's garden / by John Archambault ; illustrated by Ral Coln.
Author: Archambault, John.
Publication: Parsippany, N. J. : Silver Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Grandmother Rose's garden provides a place for children of different backgrounds to meet and
become friends.
Call Number j: SB453 .Ar22 1997
Title: Grandpa Green / Lane Smith.
Author: Smith, Lane
Publication: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A child explores the ordinary life of his extraordinary great-grandfather, as expressed in his
topiary garden.
Call Number j: SB463 .Sm62 2011
Title: The grandpa tree / story by Mike Donahue ; illustrations by Susan Dorsey.
Author: Donahue, Mike.
Publication: Boulder, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Story follows the life cycle of a tree from seed to decomposition on the forest floor.
Call Number j: QK475 .D714 1988
Title: Grandpa's garden / [Shea Darian ; illustrations by Karlyn Holman].
Author: Darian, Shea, 1959Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, 1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl gardens with her grandfather and learns about the seasons of life.
Call Number j: SB321 .D248 1996
Title: Grandpa's garden lunch / by Judith Caseley.
Author: Caseley, Judith.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After helping Grandpa in the garden, Sarah and her grandparents enjoy a lunch made from homegrown vegetables.

Call Number j: SB453 .C267 1990


Title: Grandpa's too-good garden / by James Stevenson.
Author: Stevenson, James, 1929Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Grandpa tells Mary Ann and Louie about a garden he had years ago that his brother Wainey
"helped" him plant.
Call Number j: SB321 .St48 1989
Title: Gran's bees / by Mary Thompson ; illustrated by Donna Peterson.
Author: Thompson, Mary, 1947Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: On a visit to her grandmother's farm, Jessie discovers the secrets of beekeeping that will allow her
to carry on her grandmother's work.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 T375 1996
Title: Grapes / written and illustrated by Susan Banta.
Author: Banta, Susan.
Publication: Racine, Wis. : Western Publishing Co., c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Board book, shaped like a bunch of grapes, describes in simple terms how grapes grow and the
different varieties that exist.
Call Number j: SB389 .B228 1994
Title: The grapes grow sweet / story and illustrations by Lynne Tuft ; text by Tessa DeCarlo.
Author: Tuft, Lynne.
Publication: Napa, Calif. : Studio 8 / River Press, 1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After watching his family's vineyard grow from spring to summer, Julian participates in the grape
harvest in California's wine country.
Call Number j: SB389 .T816 1996
Title: Grasses and grains / written by Theresa Greenaway.
Author: Greenaway, Theresa, 1947Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the characteristics of different kinds of grasslands in the world and describes the
structure of grasses, how they grow and develop, the grains they produce, and their importance to animals
and humans.
Call Number j: SB197 .G828 1990

Title: Grasshoppers / by Jane Dallinger ; photographs by Yk Sat.


Author: Dallinger, Jane.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle of grasshoppers and discusses why some of these insects cause extensive
damage to crops.
Call Number j: QL506 .D166 1981
Title: The great kapok tree : a tale of the Amazon rain forest / by Lynne Cherry.
Author: Cherry, Lynne.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to
convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home.
Call Number j: QK495.B66 C4 C424 1990
Title: The great seed mystery for kids / writer, Peggy Henry ; photographers, Alan Copeland and Barry
Shapiro ; illustrator, Jim Balkovek.
Author: Henry, Peggy, 1956Publication: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : NK Lawn & Garden, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Projects and experiments demonstrate the significance of seeds, how and why they grow, and how
to plant and care for a garden.
Call Number j: QK661 .H396 1992
Title: The great white owl of Sissinghurst / Dawn Langley Simmons ; illustrated by S. D. Schindler
Author: Simmons, Dawn Langley.
Publication: New York : M. McElderry Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Three young children staying at Sissinghurst Castle are fascinated by the great white owl that
haunts the grounds and they rescue it when it is shot by a hunter.
Call Number j: SB466.G73 S47, Si47, 1993
Title: The greatest power / Demi.
Author: Demi.
Publication: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Sing proves to the emperor of her kingdom that a lotus seed is the greatest power in the world.
Call Number j: SB423 .D395 2004
Title: Green / Laura Vaccaro Seeger.
Author: Seeger, Laura Vaccaro.
Publication: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the many shades of the color green.
Call Number j: QH81 .S44 2012
Title: Green beans / by Elizabeth Thomas ; illustrated by Vicki Jo Redenbaugh.
Author: Thomas, Elizabeth, 1953Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Strict and proper Gramma, unhappy that her green beans won't grow, leaves for a vacation and
has a surprise when she comes back.
Call Number j: SB327 .T362 1992
Title: Green beans & tambourines : over 30 summer projects & activities for fun-loving kids / Jennifer Storey
Gillis ; illustrations by Patti Delmonte.
Author: Gillis, Jennifer Storey, 1967Publication: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Communications, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Easy to do summer activities for children include recipes, crafts, and garden projects.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 G416 1995
Title: Green fun : plants as play / Marianne Gjersvik.
Author: Gjersvik, Marianne.
Publication: Willowdale, Ontario, Canada ; Buffalo, N. Y. : Firefly Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Directions on how to make and enjoy natural playthings, including geranium fingernails, rose bud
birds, and acorn finger puppets.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 G449 1997
Title: Green giants : rainforests of the Pacific Northwest / by Tom Parkin.
Author: Parkin, Tom, 1953Publication: Buffalo, N. Y. : Firefly Books, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: This is an in-depth look at the history and ecology of North America's temperate rainforest and
the threats it is sustaining from clear-cut logging.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27na P229 1992
Title: The green island / Victor Datskevich ; colour photographs by V. Datskevich ; translated from the
Russian by Jan Butler.
Author: Datskevich, Victor.
Publication: Moscow : Progress Publishers, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A six year old boy discovers interesting facts about plants when he goes to the Botanical Gardens
in Moscow.
Call Number j: QK72.R8 D262 1980

Title: The green machine / by Polly Cameron ; drawings by Consuelo Joerns. -Author: Cameron, Polly.
Publication: New York : Coward-McCann c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The progress of a small green car through the garden is followed with interest by the flowers and
vegetables and when it falls into the brook they advise the trout on its rescue.
Call Number j: SB453 .C146 1969
Title: Green magic : the story of the world of plants / by Julie Closson Kenly ; illustrated by Edna M.
Reindal.
Author: Kenly, Julie Closson.
Publication: New York : D. Appleton & Co., c1930.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: This is a basic botany book written in 1930. It is illustrated with beautiful woodcuts by Edna M.
Reidel.
Call Number j: QK49 .K356 1930
Title: The Green Mist / adapted and illustrated by Marcia Sewall.
Author: Sewall, Marcia.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A retelling of a Lincolnshire, England, tale, probably eighteenth-century, in which a dying child is
made well by the spring rituals intended to placate the mischievous beings hiding in the earth.
Call Number j: S519 .Se86 1999
Title: Green Park / by Trisha Speed Shaskan ; illustrated by Esther Loopstra.
Author: Shaskan, Trisha Speed, 1973Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Citizenship week is coming. Read inside to find out if Jade, Olive, and Kelly can work together to
better their community.
Call Number j: SB481 .S53 2009
Title: Green power : leaf & flower vegetables / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the history, growing requirements, uses, and food value of various leafy green
vegetables and vegetable flowers, including cabbage, broccoli, artichokes, spinach, Belgian endive, and
lettuce. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB320.5 .H874 2001
Title: The green ship / Quentin Blake.

Author: Blake, Quentin.


Publication: London : Red Fox, 2000, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A brother and sister discover a topiary ship in the overgrown garden next door.
Call Number j: SB463 .B581 1998
Title: Green tales / written and illustrated by Batrice Tanaka.
Author: Tanaka, Batrice.
Publication: New York : Four Walls Eight Windows, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Eight myths from around the world present different stories of the creation of the earth from an
ecological point of view.
Call Number j: QK83 .T153 1994
Title: Green thumb / Rob Thomas.
Author: Thomas, Rob.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A boy discovers that biologically engineered trees are destroying the Amazon rain forest.
Call Number j: SB123.4 .T366 1999
Title: Green thumbs : a kid's activity guide to indoor and outdoor gardening / Laurie Carlson.
Author: Carlson, Laurie M., 1952Publication: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Guide to garden-related crafts and activities, illustrated with black and white drawings.
Call Number j: SB453 .C197 1995
Title: The green truck garden giveaway : a neighborhood story and almanac / by Jacqueline Briggs Martin ;
illustrated by Alec Gillman.
Author: Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When two people pass out seeds and gardening supplies, neighbors who claim to have no interest
in gardening are transformed into a community of gardeners. Includes information on gardening and related
topics.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .M364 1997
Title: The greenhouse effect / by Darlene R. Stille.
Author: Stille, Darlene R.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the causes and effects of the greenhouse effect and how it might be stopped.
Call Number j: QC903 .St54 1990

Title: The greenhouse effect : life on a warmer planet / Rebecca L. Johnson.


Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications Co., c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses what the greenhouse effect is, research into its causes, and its possible impact on our
planet.
Call Number j: QC903 .J636 1990
Title: Gregor Mendel : the friar who grew peas / by Cheryl Bardoe ; illustrated by Jos. A. Smith.
Author: Bardoe, Cheryl, 1971Publication: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents the life of the geneticist, discussing the poverty of his childhood, his struggle to get an
education, his life as a monk, his discovery of the laws of genetics, and the rediscovery of his work thirty-five
years after its publication.
Call Number j: SB123.4 .B37 2006
Title: Gregory's garden / William Stobbs.
Author: Stobbs, William.
Publication: Oxford, [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A young gardener protects his growing pumpkin from hungry animals and birds.
Call Number j: SB347 .St61 1984
Title: The grouchy ladybug / Eric Carle.
Author: Carle, Eric.
Publication: [New York] : Harper & Row, 1986, c1977.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A grouchy ladybug who is looking for a fight challenges everyone she meets regardless of their
size or strength.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 C192 1977
Title: Grow a pumpkin pie! / by Jane E. Gerver ; illustrated by Tammie Speer-Lyon.
Author: Gerver, Jane E.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the process of making a pumpkin pie, from planting the seed, through caring for the
plant, to cooking the pie. Includes games; bound with game cards.
Call Number j: SB347 .G329 2000
Title: Grow a totally weird garden / by Joanna Poncavage ; illustrated by Peter Georgeson.
Author: Poncavage, Joanna.

Publication: Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews and McMeel, c1996.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This guide to gardening and growing unusual vegetables and other plants from seed includes seed
packets and peat pellets.
Call Number j: SB321 .P773 1996
Title: Grow it again / written by Elizabeth MacLeod ; illustrated by Caroline Price.
Author: MacLeod, Elizabeth.
Publication: Toronto, Ont., Canada ; Buffalo, N. Y. : Kids Can Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Step-by-step instructions explain growing plants from seeds, root tops, bulbs, and other parts of
commonly-available kitchen produce.
Call Number j: SB119 .M225 1999
Title: Grow it! : an indoor/outdoor gardening guide for kids / by Erika Markmann ; illustrated by Gisela
Knemund.
Author: Markmann, Erika.
Publication: New York : Random House, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides tips on how to grow and care for plants.
Call Number j: SB453 .M341 1991
Title: Grow your own pizza! : gardening plans and recipes for kids / Constance Hardesty ; illustrations by
Jeff McClung.
Author: Hardesty, Constance.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides plans and instructions for growing twenty-six different gardens, with recipes for using
what is grown. Gardens and recipes are divided by difficulty level, from easy to advanced.
Call Number j: SB321 .H218 2000
Title: Growing colors / Bruce McMillan.
Author: McMillan, Bruce.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Bright photographs of fruits and vegetables are use to help teach children about colors in the
garden.
Call Number j: SB454.C71 M228 1988
Title: Growing plants from fruits and vegetables / by Jane Sholinsky ; ill. by Roberta Carter Clark.
Author: Sholinsky, Jane.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Book Services, 1974.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: This book, designed for use in the classroom or at home, shows how to grow many plants from
fruits to vegetables.
Call Number j: SB419 .Sh74 1974
Title: Growing things / Angela Wilkes ; illustrated by John Shackell.
Author: Wilkes, Angela S.
Publication: London : Usborne, 1984.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple instructions about how to grow sunflowers, trees, bulbs, herbs and vegetables. Also
includes experiments to do in order to learn basic facts about plant growth.
Call Number j: SB453 .W652 1984
Title: The growing up tree / by Vera Rosenberry
Author: Rosenberry, Vera.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The life of an apple tree, planted by Alfred's mother when he was a baby, parallels Alfred's life as
he and his children and grandchildren grow older together.
Call Number j: SB363 .R723 2003
Title: Growing vegetable soup / written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert.
Author: Ehlert, Lois.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A father and child grow vegetables and then make them into a soup.
Call Number j: SB321 .Eh56g 1987
Title: Growing wild : inviting wildlife into your yard / story and illustrations by Constance Perenyi.
Author: Perenyi, Constance, 1954Publication: Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and colorful collages trace a garden's evolution from sterile to biologically diverse
environment. Includes easy, ecologically sound family gardening projects.
Call Number j: QL59 .P414 1991
Title: The gumdrop tree / Elizabeth Spurr ; illustrated by Julia Gorton.
Author: Spurr, Elizabeth.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A gumdrop tree sprouts after a little girl plants the gumdrops her father has given her.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 Sp95 1994

Title: Guri and Gura's special gift / Rieko Nakagawa and Yuriko Yamawaki ; translated by Peter Howlett and
Richard McNamara.
Author: Nakagawa, Rieko.
Publication: Boston : Tuttle Pub., c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A little girl gives a squash to Guri and Gura, who then plant squash in their garden.
Call Number j: SB347 .N145 2002
Title: Gus and Button / written and illustrated by Saxton Freymann.
Author: Freymann, Saxton.
Publication: New York : Arthur A. Levine, 2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Gus and his dog Button leave their white mushroom world to brave the scary vegetable and fruit
forest and discover color.
Call Number j: SB105.A1 F898 2001
Title: Habitats : making homes for animals and plants / by Pamela M. Hickman ; illustrated by Sarah Jane
English.
Author: Hickman, Pamela M.
Publication: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Includes directions for creating temporary habitats indoors that allow for the study of various
animals and plants in natural settings.
Call Number j: QH541 .H528 1993
Title: Hana in the time of the tulips / Deborah Noyes ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.
Author: Noyes, Deborah.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A little girl seeks to regain her father's attention during the tulipomania craze in seventeenthcentury Holland.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 N874 2004
Title: Handa's surprise / Eileen Browne.
Author: Browne, Eileen.
Publication: London : Walker, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Handa, a Kenyan girl, is surprised when she discovers that the fruits she has brought to her friend
Akeyo are all tangerines.
Call Number j: SB379.A1 B816 1994
Title: A handful of dirt / Raymond Bial.
Author: Bial, Raymond.
Publication: New York : Walker & Co., c2000.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: Discusses the nature and importance of soil and the many forms of life it supports.
Call Number j: S591 .B47 2000
Title: A handful of seeds / Monica Hughes ; paintings by Luis Garay.
Author: Hughes, Monica.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, 1996, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Forced into the barrio by her grandmother's death, Concepcion takes with her a legacy of chili,
corn, and bean seeds and finds that they hold the key to her survival.
Call Number j: SB321 .H874 1996
Title: A handful of sunshine : growing a sunflower / Melanie Eclare.
Author: Eclare, Melanie.
Publication: Brooklyn, N. Y. : Ragged Bears, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Oversize photographs with simple text show how a young girl raises a sunflower from seed.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 Ec61 2000
Title: Handsprings : poems & paintings / by Douglas Florian.
Author: Florian, Douglas.
Publication: [New York] : Greenwillow Books, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A celebration of spring through poems and color paintings.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp F663 2006
Title: Happy, happy Chinese New Year! / Demi.
Author: Demi.
Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Examines the customs, traditions, food, and lore associated with the celebration of Chinese New
Year.
Call Number j: QK83.2.L8 D395 1997
Title: Happy veggies / Mayumi Oda.
Author: Oda, Mayumi.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Parallax Press, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Bold illustrations and simple text describe the vegetable garden from spring through winter.
Call Number j: SB321 .Od1 1988
Title: Hard to crack : nut trees / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.

Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications Co., c2001.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Presents information on the history, growing requirements, uses, and food value of various nuts
grown around the world. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB401 .H874 2001
Title: Harriet and the garden / Nancy Carlson.
Author: Carlson, Nancy L.
Publication: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Harriet feels terrible until she confesses to trampling on a neighbor's garden and ruining a prize
dahlia.
Call Number j: SB455 .C197 1982
Title: Harvest / Kris Waldherr.
Author: Waldherr, Kris.
Publication: New York : Walker & Company, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A girl and her mother spend an autumn day gathering vegetables, fruit, and herbs from their
garden.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa W145 2001
Title: The harvest birds / story by Blanca Lpez de Mariscal ; pictures by Enrique Flores = Los pjaros de la
cosecha / escrito por Blanco Lpez de Mariscal ; ilustrado por Enrique Flores.
Author: Lpez de Mariscal, Blanca.
Publication: Emeryville, Calif. : Children's Book Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young man realizes his dream by listening the voice of nature.
Call Number j: S603.5 .L881 1995
Title: The Harvest Queen / story by Joanne Robertson ; illustrations by Karen Reczuch.
Author: Robertson, Joanne, 1946Publication: Red Deer, Alberta, Canada : Red Deer College Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Fairies come to dance with Carlin, who is made from the vegetables harvested by Brigit and her
grandmother.
Call Number j: SB186 .R547 1996
Title: Harvest year / by Cris Peterson ; photographs by Alvis Upitis.
Author: Peterson, Cris.
Publication: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A photographic essay about foods that are harvested year-round in the United States.
Call Number j: SB107 .P442 1996

Title: Harvesting hope : the story of Cesar Chavez / Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Yuyi Morales.
Author: Krull, Kathleen.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt, Inc., c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A biography of Cesar Chavez, from age ten with emphasis on their Arizona ranch, to age thirtyeight when he led a peaceful protest against California migrant workers' miserable working conditions.
Call Number j: SB186 .K939 2003
Title: Have you ever picked a dandelion? / [text, Hannah Roche ; illustrations, Pierre Pratt].
Author: Roche, Hannah.
Publication: [New York : Zero to Ten, c1998]
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A dandelion flower opens, a seed drifts off, and the cycle of life begins again. This spiral-bound
book is designed to read around and around, a never-ending story.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 T17, R583, 1998
Title: Have you seen bugs? / Joanne Oppenheim ; illustrated by Ron Broda.
Author: Oppenheim, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, 1998, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Depicts and describes in verse a variety of bugs and how they look, behave, and improve our
lives.
Call Number j: QL467 .Op5 1996
Title: Have you seen trees? / by Joanne Oppenheim ; illustrated by Jean and Mou-sien Tseng.
Author: Oppenheim, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of poems which invite readers and listeners to experience the world of trees
throughout the seasons.
Call Number j: QK475 .Op5 1995
Title: Hawaiian myths of earth, sea, and sky / Vivian L. Thompson ; illustrated by Marilyn Kahalewai.
Author: Thompson, Vivian Laubach.
Publication: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Twelve Hawaiian myths explain how the earth was created, why volcanoes on Hawaii erupt, why
the days are longer in summer, and other natural phenomena.
Call Number j: QE501.2 .T378 1988
Title: He Mla i ka / na ke Kmike Hana Hawina o ka ha Pnana Leo ; honohonoho ana a kaha ki a
na, Nelson Makua.

Author: Makua, Nelson


Publication: Honolulu : Bess Press, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A grandfather and grandson tend to their garden filled with native Hawaiian plants.
Call Number j: QK473.H4 H34 1989
Title: Heartland / by Diane Siebert ; paintings by Wendell Minor.
Author: Siebert, Diane.
Publication: New York : Crowell, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--early readers.
Summary: Evokes the land, animals, and people of the Middle West in poetic text and illustrations.
Call Number j: S519 .Si15 1990
Title: Hello, harvest moon / by Ralph Fletcher ; illustrated by Kate Kiesler.
Author: Fletcher, Ralph J.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, 2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Poetic prose describes a full autumn moon and the magical effect it has on the earth, plants,
animals, and people around it.
Call Number j: QH48 .F63 2003
Title: Hello, tree! / by Joanne Ryder ; illustrated by Michael Hays.
Author: Ryder, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Lodestar Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes, in simple text and illustrations, some of the unique characteristics of trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .R975 1991
Title: Helpful and harmful insects / Molly Aloian & Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Aloian, Molly.
Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book examines the many ways insects benefit or harm one another, as well as the beneficial
and harmful effects of insects on humans and their economic interests.
Call Number j: SB931 .AL71 2005
Title: Henry David's house / Henry David Thoreau ; edited by Steven Schnur ; illustrated by Peter Fiore.
Author: Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Excerpts from Thoreau's Walden tell the story of how he lived in the woods in harmony with
nature.
Call Number j: QH31.T39 T391 2002

Title: Her father's garden / James Vollbracht ; illustrated by Janet Brooke.


Author: Vollbracht, James R., 1950Publication: Boston : Wisdom Publications, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Mi Shan, the gentle daughter of the Innkeeper in the Village High Above the White Clouds,
transforms those she meets by enabling them to see their better natures and comparing them to plants in the
mountain garden of her father's dreams.
Call Number j: SB421 .V885 1996
Title: The herbalist of Yarrow : a fairy tale of plant wisdom / written and created by Shatoiya de la Tour ;
illustrated by Pamela Becker.
Author: De la Tour, Shatoiya, 1954Publication: Sacramento, Calif. : Tzedakah Publications, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A young girl learns to value her mother's teaching about the healing power of herbs. Includes
recipes for herbal remedies.
Call Number j: QK99.A1 D375 1994
Title: Here is the tropical rain forest / Madeleine Dunphy ; illustrated by Michael Rothman.
Author: Dunphy, Madeleine.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Cumulative text presents the animals and plants of the tropical rain forest and their relationship
with one another and their environment.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 D923 1994
Title: Here we go 'round the mulberry bush / as told and illustrated by Iza Trapani.
Author: Trapani, Iza.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An expansion of the traditional song which features a battle between a gardener and some "pesky
critters" in search of a snack. Includes short score for song and complete lyrics.
Call Number j: SB453 .T686 2006
Title: Herman and Marguerite : an earth story / by Jay O'Callahan ; illustrated by Laura O'Callahan.
Author: O'Callahan, Jay.
Publication: Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An earthworm and a caterpillar become friends and work together to bring a neglected apple
orchard back to life.
Call Number j: SB363 .Oc1 1996
Title: Hidden life of the desert / Thomas Wiewandt.

Author: Wiewandt, Thomas Alan.


Publication: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub., 2010.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Takes a photographic tour of the life cycles of the desert, where all creatures must adapt to
extremes of heat and cold and the coming and going of the rains.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 W54 2010
Title: The hidden life of the meadow / photographs by Dwight Kuhn ; text by David M. Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Examines the animals, plants, and ecology of a typical American meadow.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M4 Sch95 1988
Title: The hidden life of the pond / photographs by Dwight Kuhn ; text by David M. Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers/
Summary: Photographs and text introduce the animals, insects, and plants in a pond.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P63 Sch95 1988
Title: Hidden stories in plants : unusual and easy-to-tell stories from around the world, together with
creative things to do while telling them / Anne Pellowski ; illustrated by Lynn Sweat.
Author: Pellowski, Anne.
Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Presents myths, legends, tales, and folklore about plants and describes how to use plants to make
ornaments, toys, disguises, dolls, and musical instruments.
Call Number j: QK83 .P367 1990
Title: Hoe, hoe, hoe, watch my garden grow / written & illustrated by Mark Daddona.
Author: Daddona, Mark, 1960Publication: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A guide for growing vegetables for the beginning gardener.
Call Number j: SB324 .D123 1980
Title: Los hogares de los animales
Author: Rice, Dona Herweck.
Publication: Huntington Beach, Calif., Teacher Created Materials c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Every animal has a home, just like you do. Each home is unique. Read this book to see where all
the animals live.
Call Number j: QL59 .R366 2010

Title: Las hojas / Patricia Whitehouse.


Author: Whitehouse, Patricia, 1958Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A basic introduction to leaves, describing their physical characteristics, function, and uses.
Call Number j: QK649 .W45 2011
Title: Holly Bloom's garden / written by Sarah Ashman and Nancy Parent ; illustrated by Lori Mitchell.
Author: Ashman, Sarah.
Publication: New York : Flashlight Press, 2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After failing as a gardener, Holly creates her own garden in her father's art studio.
Call Number j: SB453 .As36 2004
Title: The hollyhock wall / Martin Waddell ; illustrated by Salley Mavor.
Author: Waddell, Martin.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After Mary makes a garden in an old cooking pot and includes in it a boy fashioned out of clay,
she finds herself with him in the garden.
Call Number j: SB450.7 .W117 1999
Title: Home sweet home / by Jean Marzollo ; illustrated by Ashley Wolff.
Author: Marzollo, Jean.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Simple rhyming blessings for everything in the natural world.
Call Number j: QH81 .M458 1997
Title: Honey / Pam Robson.
Author: Robson, Pam.
Publication: London ; New York : Children's Press, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains how bees produce honey, as well as the commercial process of producing and marketing
honey as a food.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 R576 1998
Title: A honey of a day / by Janet Marshall.
Author: Marshall, Janet Perry.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: The names and illustrations of many wildflowers are interwoven into a story about a woodland
wedding.
Call Number j: QK96 .M356 2000
Title: Honeybee / Barrie Watts.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Silver Burdett, 1990, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle and behavior of the honeybee.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 W349 1989
Title: Honeybees / by Jane Lecht. -Author: Lecht, Jane.
Publication: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Society, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the roles of the types of bees, their activities in the hive, and their many uses to
humans.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 L495 1973
Title: Honeybee's busy day / Richard Fowler.
Author: Fowler, Richard, 1944Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Honeybee does not let anything distract her as she gathers nectar from the summer flowers to
make into honey. Features a separate honeybee that weaves its way through die-cut pages.
Call Number j: QL568.A1 F829 1994
Title: Hooray for beekeeping! / [Bobbie Kalman, editor-in-chief ; writing team: Bobbie Kalman...et al.]
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces bees and beekeeping, covering such aspects as pollination, the making of honey, and
beekeeping equipment and practices.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 K126 1998
Title: Hooray for orchards! / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces orchards through discussion of pollination, fruit development, grafting, fruit
processing, pests, pesticides and their effect on the environment, and harvesting. Includes simple recipes
using fruit.
Call Number j: SB355 .K126 1998

Title: Hope for the flowers / words and pictures by Trina Paulus. -Author: Paulus, Trina.
Publication: New York : Paulist Press, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A functional tale follows two caterpillars as they try to become more than they are.
Call Number j: QL541 .P286 1972
Title: Hornets' nest / written by Kate Scarborough ; illustrated by Martin Camm.
Author: Scarborough, Kate.
Publication: [Alexandria, Va.] : Time-Life Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the step-by-step process of a hornets' nest being built. Features step-cut pages to
emphasize the way things get bigger as they grow.
Call Number j: QL568.V5 Sc72 1997
Title: A house of leaves / by Kiyoshi Soya ; illustrations by Akiko Hayashi.
Author: Soya, Kiyoshi, 1935Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Sheltering from the rain, Sarah shares a house of leaves with a praying mantis, ladybug, and other
small creatures of the wild.
Call Number j: QL59 .So96 1987
Title: How a plant grows / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the growth and reproduction of plants, including the functions of various parts of plants
and plant-growing activities.
Call Number j: QK49 .K126 1997
Title: How a seed grows / by Helene J. Jordan ; illustrated by Loretta Krupinski.
Author: Jordan, Helene Jamieson.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Uses observations of bean seeds planted in eggshells to demonstrate the growth of seeds into
plants.
Call Number j: SB117 .J763 1992
Title: How a seed grows into a sunflower / written by David Stewart ; illustrated by Carolyn Franklin.
Author: Stewart, David Evelyn, 1954Publication: New York : Children's Press, 2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Text and illustrations give a step-by-step explanation of how a sunflower seed becomes a
sunflower.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 St48 2008
Title: The how and why wonder book of mushrooms, ferns, and mosses. Illustrated by Cynthia Iliff Koehler
and Alvin Koehler. Editorial production: Donald D. Wolf.
Author: Jensen, Amy Elizabeth, 1901Publication: New York, Grosset & Dunlap [1965]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Basic information about mushrooms, ferns and mosses -- how they grow and folktales and
superstitions associated with them.
Call Number j: QK505 .J453 1965
Title: The how and why wonder book of trees / written by Geoffrey Coe ; illustrated by Cynthia Iliff
Koehler and Alvin Koehler ; editorial production: Donald D. Wolf.
Author: Coe, Geoffrey.
Publication: New York : Wonder Books, 1964.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Introduction to tree biology, with profiles of many trees found around the world.
Call Number j: QK475 .C65 1964
Title: The how and why wonder book of wild flowers / written by Grace F. Ferguson ; illustrated by Cynthia
Iliff Koehler and Alvin Koehler ; editorial production, Donald D. Wolf.
Author: Ferguson, Grace F.
Publication: New York : Wonder Books, c1962.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: An in-depth look at uncultivated plants that bear flowers.
Call Number j: QK108 .F381 1962
Title: How did that get in my lunchbox? : the story of food / Chris Butterworth ; illustrated by Lucia
Gaggiotti.
Author: Butterworth, Christine.
Publication: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: From planting wheat to mixing flour into dough, climbing trees to machine-squeezing fruit,
picking cocoa pods to stirring a vat of melted bliss, here is a clear, engaging look at the steps involved in
producing some common foods.
Call Number j: SB107 .B982 2011
Title: How do apples grow? / by Betsy Maestro ; illustrated by Giulio Maestro.
Author: Maestro, Betsy.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Describes the life cycle of an apple from its initial appearance as a spring bud through pollination
and fertilization to a fully ripe fruit.
Call Number j: SB363 .M268 1992
Title: How do plants get food? / by Meish Goldish ; illustrated by Tom Powers.
Author: Goldish, Meish.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn, 1992, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains, in simple terms, how plants make food.
Call Number j: QK882 .G569 1989
Title: How do things grow? / written by Althea ; illustrated by Julie Douglas.
Author: Althea.
Publication: Mahwah, N. J. : Troll Associates, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses how plants and animals gain energy, change, and grow through the course of their
existence.
Call Number j: QH511 .AL79 1991
Title: How do you know it's spring? / by Allan Fowler ; consultants, Robert L. Hillerich, Mary Nalbandian,
Fay Robinson.
Author: Fowler, Allan.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A simple description of the characteristics of spring.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp F829 1991
Title: How does your garden grow? : a pop-up and pull-tab garden / Kate Burns, Dawn Apperley.
Author: Burns, Kate, 1965Publication: London : Levinson Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Pop-ups, pull-tabs, and simple text depict a garden in spring, summer, and autumn.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s B937 1997
Title: How does your garden grow? : be your own plant expert / Dominique and Philippe Joly ; [illustrations
by] Nathalie Locoste & Jean-Claude Sene ; [translated by Fay Greenbaum].
Author: Joly, Dominique.
Publication: New York : Sterling, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the process of gardening from defining and describing plants through preparing and
maintaining of gardens.
Call Number j: SB453 .J688 1996

Title: How Groundhog's garden grew / by Lynne Cherry.


Author: Cherry, Lynne.
Publication: New York : Blue Sky Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Squirrel teaches Little Groundhog how to plant and tend a vegetable garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .C424 2003
Title: How leaves change / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Yuko Sato.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the structure and purpose of leaves, the ways in which they change as part of the
natural cycle of the seasons, and the process that creates their autumn colors.
Call Number j: QK649 .J637 1986
Title: How medicine came to the people : a tale of the ancient Cherokees / drawings by Murv Jacob ; story
by Deborah L. Duvall.
Author: Duvall, Deborah L., 1952-.
Publication: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Cherokee tale of plants coming to the aid of humans. Includes a glossary with pictures of plants
used in herbal medicine.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Na6ne D956 2003
Title: How monkeys make chocolate : foods and medicines from the rainforests / by Adrian Forsyth.
Author: Forsyth, Adrian.
Publication: Toronto, Ontario, [Canada] : Owl Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and illustrations examine how the world's rainforests provide edible and useful plants for
animals and people.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 F7768h 1995
Title: How peas grow = Como crecen los guisantes / by/por Joanne Mattern.
Author: Mattern, Joanne, 1963Publication: Milwaukee, WI : Weekly Reader Early Learning Library, 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes with simple text and photographs a pea plant's life from pea to flower to pod.
Call Number j: SB343 .M43 2006
Title: How plants grow / by Stephen Parker ; illustrated by Josephine Martin.
Author: Parker, Steve, 1952Publication: London : Piper, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A history of plants on earth, how they grow, and how they help us in our everyday lives.

Call Number j: QK49 .P228 1985


Title: How plants grow / Malcolm Penny.
Author: Penny, Malcolm.
Publication: New York : Benchmark Books (Marshall Cavendish), c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the growth and development of various plants.
Call Number j: QK49 .P385 1997
Title: How seeds travel / by Cynthia Overbeck ; photographs by Shabo Hani.
Author: Overbeck, Cynthia.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes how seeds are moved from place to place by wind, water, and animals, and how they
function in plant reproduction.
Call Number j: QK929 Ov2 1982
Title: How the farmer tricked the evil demon / retold by Alice Lucas ; illustrated by Kosol Kong.
Author: Lucas, Alice.
Publication: Covina, Calif. : Pacific Asia Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In this Cambodian folk story, a farmer uses traditional crops and farming techniques to outwit a
demon who demands half of everything he grows.
Call Number j: SB175 .L962k 1994
Title: How the farmer tricked the evil demon = Ng i nong phu l a hung than / retold by Alice Lucas ;
illustrated by Kosal Kong ; translated by Anh Nguyen.
Author: Lucas, Alice.
Publication: Covina, Calif. : Pacific Asia Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In this Cambodian folk story, a farmer uses traditional crops and farming techniques to outwit a
demon who demands half of everything he grows.
Call Number j: SB175 .L962v 1994
Title: How the farmer tricked the evil demon = Tus tswv teb dag tau tus dab ntxwj nyoog / retold by Alice
Lucas ; illustrated by Kosal Kong ; [translated by la Xiong].
Author: Lucas, Alice.
Publication: Covina, Calif. : Pacific Asia Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In this Cambodian folk story, a farmer uses traditional crops and farming techniques to outwit a
demon who demands half of everything he grows.
Call Number j: SB175 .L962h 1994

Title: How the forest grew / by William Jaspersohn ; illustrated by Chuck Eckart.
Author: Jaspersohn, William.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the gradual transformation of a cleared farm field into a dense forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 J312 1980
Title: How things grow / written by Peter Seymour ; illustrated by Carole Etow ; designed by David A.
Carter.
Author: Seymour, Peter S.
Publication: New York : Dutton, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Wheels turn and flaps lift to assist in explaining how butterflies, apples, pine trees, chickens, and
several other things grow.
Call Number j: QH511 .Se96 1988
Title: How to guzzle your garden / by Jackie French ; illustrated by Judith Rossell.
Author: French, Jackie.
Publication: Sydney, NSW, Australia ; New York ; HarperCollins, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary:
Call Number j: SB453.3.Au7 F888 1999
Title: How to make things grow [by] David Wickers and John Tuey.
Author: Wickers, David.
Publication: London, Studio Vista; New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. [1972]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Six experiments demonstrating basic facts about plant growth are followed by instructions for
growing a variety of plants both indoors and out.
Call Number j: SB453 .W633 1972
Title: How trees help me / Bobbie Kalman & Janine Schaub.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes trees, their uses, and ways they can be conserved.
Call Number j: QK475 .K126 1992
Title: How we came to the fifth world : a creation story from ancient Mexico = Cmo vinimos al quinto
mundo / adapted by Harriet Rohmer & Mary Anchondo ; revised by Harriet Rohmer & Rosalma Zubizarreta
; illustrated by Graciela Carrillo.
Author: Rohmer, Harriet.
Publication: San Francisco : Children's Book Press, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: This Aztec creation legend about destruction of the world by the gods of water, air, fire and earth
stresses the importance of peaceful coexistence for the survival of our present world.
Call Number j: QE501.2 .R636 1988
Title: Hummingbird / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens, 2001, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics, behavior and habitat of the hummingbird.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 Sch96 2001
Title: The hummingbird garden / by Christine Widman ; illustrations by James Ransome.
Author: Widman, Christine Barker.
Publication: New York : Macmillan Pub. Co., c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Drawn by the hummingbirds in her neighbor's garden, Jonna comes in for a closer look and makes
a new friend.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 W634 1993
Title: Hummingbird nest : a journal of poems / Kristine O'Connell George ; illustrated by Barry Moser.
Author: George, Kristine O'Connell.
Publication: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When a mother hummingbird builds a nest on a family's porch, they watch and poetically record
her actions and the birth and development of her fledglings.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 G293 2004
Title: The hummingbirds' gift / Stefan Czernecki and Timothy Rhodes ; illustrated by Stefan Czernecki ;
straw weavings by Juliana Reyes de Silva and Juan Hilario Silva.
Author: Czernecki, Stefan.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Consuelo saves the hummingbirds' lives they, in return, show her how to save her family's
wheat field from the drought.
Call Number j: SB191.W5 C997 1994
Title: A hummingbird's life / written and illustrated by John Himmelman.
Author: Himmelman, John.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1- - Pre-readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle and the feeding and migratory habits of the hummingbird.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 H576 2000

Title: Hungry plants / by Mary Batten ; illustrated by Paul Mirocha.


Author: Batten, Mary.
Publication: New York : Golden Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the structure and behavior of various carnivorous plants, including the Venus fly trap,
sundew, pitcher plant, and bladderwort.
Call Number j: QK917 .B321 2000
Title: The hunter and the ebony tree / written and illustrated by Nelda LaTeef.
Author: LaTeef, Nelda, 1958Publication: North Kingstown, R.I. : Moon Mountain Pub., c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Retelling of a Zarma (West African) tale about a hunter who, with the help of his animal friends,
shoots an arrow into an ebony tree and wins the hand of a beautiful girl.
Call Number j: QK495.E25 L343 2002
Title: Hurry home Spider : run your finger along the tracks to follow Spider home / illustrated by David
Crossley.
Author: Crossley, David.
Publication: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: It's raining in the garden, and Spider goes inside the house. Illustrates such prepositions as "over,"
"down," "across," and "between."
Call Number j: QL451 .C884 2001
Title: I am a little bat / Marta Prims & Nuria Roca.
Author: Prims, Marta.
Publication: Hauppauge, N. Y. : Barron's Educational Services, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: By telling its story, a tiny bat tells the story of all bats.
Call Number j: QL795.B3 P935 2001
Title: I am a little caterpillar / Francois Crozat.
Author: Crozat, Franois.
Publication: Hauppauge, N. Y. : Barron's Educational Series, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A caterpillar describes everything that happens to it as it grows from egg to butterfly.
Call Number j: QL541 .C886 1995
Title: I am an apple / by Jean Marzollo ; illustrated by Judith Moffat.
Author: Marzollo, Jean.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: Depicts a bud on an apple tree as it grows into an apple, ripens, is harvested, and provides seeds
for the future.
Call Number j: SB363 .M369 1997
Title: I am phoenix : poems for two voices / Paul Fleischman ; illustrated by Ken Nutt.
Author: Fleischman, Paul.
Publication: New York : Harper & Row, 1989, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A collection of poems about birds to be read aloud by two voices.
Call Number j: QL676 .F628 1985
Title: I am the world's oldest-known living tree / Gilbert G. Thibault.
Author: Thibault, Gilbert G.
Publication: Glendale, Ariz. : Winmark Communications, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A friendly and informative guide to the unbelievable beauty and scientific value of the Bristlecone
Pines of the White Mountains in centeral California.
Call Number j: QK495.P66 T345 2012
Title: I celebrate nature / written and illustrated by Diane Iverson.
Author: Iverson, Diane.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A simple poem about the beauty of nature.
Call Number j: QH81 .Iv3 1993
Title: I found a leaf / written and illustrated by Sharon Lerner. -Author: Lerner, Sharon.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co. c1964.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Prints of various leaves help the young reader to learn simple facts about the weeping willow,
mountain ash, sugar maple, elm, polar, white oak, etc.
Call Number j: QK649 .L562 1964
Title: I have an olive tree / by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Karen Barbour.
Author: Bunting, Eve, 1928Publication: [New York] : Joanne Cotler Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After her grandfather's death, eight-year-old Sophia fulfills his last request and journeys to Greece
to see the olive tree he gave her.
Call Number j: SB367 .B886 1999

Title: I heard it from Alice Zucchini : poems about the garden / by Juanita Havill ; illustrated by Christine
Davenier.
Author: Havill, Juanita.
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: From the still chill of a winter night to the ra-ta-ta, ra-ta-ta, ra-ta-ta-too of a lively vegetable stew,
these twenty whimsical poems celebrate the joys of a garden from start to finish.
Call Number j: SB455 .H38 2006
Title: I like vegetables / written and illustrated by Sharon Lerner. -Author: Lerner, Sharon.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1967.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Call Number j: SB321 .L562 1967
Title: I love dirt / by Shelly Neilsen [i.e. Nielsen] ; illustrated by Anastasia Mitchell.
Author: Nielsen, Shelly, 1958Publication: Edina, Minn. : Abdo & Daughters , c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Brief text and suggested activities introduce the importance of dirt, the covering that blankets the
Earth.
Call Number j: S591 .N554 1993
Title: I spy in the garden / by Richard Powell ; illustrated by Steve Cox.
Author: Powell, Richard, 1957Publication: New York : Puffin, 1997, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A lift-the-flap book illustrates animals and tools in the garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .P868 1993
Title: I wish I had a big, big tree / written by Satoru Sato ; illustrated by Tsutomu Murakami ; English text by
Hitomi Jitodai & Carol Eisman.
Author: Sato, Satoru, 1928Publication: Tokyo : Kaisei-sha, 1984.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Kaoru dreams about owning a big tree and about the tree house he would build in it.
Call Number j: SB473.T7 Sa83 1984
Title: I wonder what it's like to be a butterfly / Erin M. Hovanec.
Author: Hovanec, Erin M.
Publication: New York : PowerKids Press, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of butterflies.
Call Number j: QL541 .H82 2000

Title: I wonder what it's like to be an earthworm / Erin M. Hovanec.


Author: Hovanec, Erin M.
Publication: New York : PowerKids Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of earthworms.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 H82 2000
Title: I wonder why trees have leaves, and other questions about plants / Andrew Charman.
Author: Charman, Andy.
Publication: New York : Kingfisher, 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Questions and answers explore the world of plants, covering such aspects as leaves, roots, stems,
seeds, and fruit.
Call Number j: QK49 .C382 1997
Title: The icky bug alphabet book / by Jerry Pallotta ; illustrated by Ralph Masiello ; title by Neil Pallotta.
Author: Pallotta, Jerry.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge Press, 1988, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Introduces the characteristics and activities of insects and other crawly creatures from A to Z,
beginning with the ant and concluding with the zebra butterfly.
Call Number j: QL467 .P179 1986
Title: Icy watermelon / by Mary Sue Galindo ; illustrated by Pauline Rodriguez Howard = Sanda fra / por
Mary Sue Galindo ; ilustraciones por Pauline Rodriguez Howard.
Author: Galindo, Mary Sue.
Publication: Houston, Tex. : Piata Books, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers
Summary: When three generations of a family gather to eat watermelon, the grandparents reminisce about
how the sweet fruit brought them together.
Call Number j: SB379.W38 G133 2000
Title: Iduna and the magic apples / by Marianna Mayer ; illustrated by Laszlo Gal.
Author: Mayer, Marianna.
Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this myth, on which Wagner's Das Reingold is based, the evil giant Thiassi vows to capture
Iduna and her magic apples which give the gods on Valhalla everlasting life.
Call Number j: SB363 .M452 1998
Title: If I were a tree / written & illustrated by Dar Hosta.
Author: Hosta, Dar.

Publication: Flemington, N.J. : Brown Dog Books, c2007.


Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Colorful paper-cut illustrations highlight the roles trees play in nature and our lives.
Call Number j: QK475 .H67 2007
Title: If the trees could talk ... / written by Stuart A. Kallen ; illustrated by Kristen Copham.
Author: Kallen, Stuart A., 1955Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Abdo & Daughters, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A tree talks about how it was planted and the important part it plays in the environment.
Call Number j: QK475 .K124 1993
Title: Illustration school : let's draw plants and small creatures / Sachiko Umoto.
Author: Umoto, Sachiko.
Publication: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2010, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book provides detailed instruction for Japanese style illustration to create fun and appealing
characters and elements that celebrate life.
Call Number j: QK98.1 .Um76 2009
Title: The imaginary garden / Andrew Larsen, [illustrated by] Irene Luxbacher.
Author: Larsen, Andrew, 1960Publication: Toronto, ON ; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Poppa's move to an apartment brings his gardening to an end-- until granddaughter Theo comes
up with an idea to grow a new, imaginary garden!
Call Number j: QK98.A2 L37 2009
Title: In a backyard / Jen Green.
Author: Green, Jen.
Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the various animals that live in and around the backyard and garden of a house in North
America.
Call Number j: QL59 .G823 2002
Title: In a nutshell / by Joseph Anthony ; illustrated by Cris Arbo.
Author: Anthony, Joseph Patrick.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An acorn grows into a mighty oak, helps sustain other life, and eventually dies and continues to
give life to others.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, U6, An86, 1999

Title: In a pumpkin shell : over 20 pumpkin projects for kids / by Jennifer Storey Gillis ; illustrated by Patti
Delmont.
Author: Gillis, Jennifer Storey, 1967Publication: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Communications, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides instructions for growing pumpkins, and using them in recipes and crafts.
Call Number j: SB347 .G416 1992
Title: In a spring garden / Edited by Richard Lewis, pictures by Ezra Jack Keats.
Author: Lewis, Richard, 1935Publication: New York, Dial Press c1965.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary:
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp L588 1965
Title: In a tree / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces, in simple text and photographs, the characteristics of some of the trees and animals
that can be found in a forest. Includes a caterpillar, raccoon, yellow warbler, owl, squirrel, a white pine and
an oak.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 Sch95 1999
Title: In for winter, out for spring / by Arnold Adoff ; illustrations by Jerry Pinkney.
Author: Adoff, Arnold.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This collection of poems, told from the perspective of a young girl, celebrates family life
throughout the seasons.
Call Number j: QH81 .Ad71 1991
Title: In Granny's garden / Sarah Harrison & Mike Wilks.
Author: Harrison, Sarah, 1942Publication: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Rhyming tale relates how a young boy encounters a brontosaurus in his grandmother's garden.
Call Number j: SB455 .H248 1980
Title: In my backyard : [a science coloring book] / Jo Ellen Moore & Joy Evans.
Author: Moore, Jo Ellen.
Publication: Monterey, Calif. : Evan-Moor, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A coloring book of animals in backyard habitats.


Call Number j: QL59 .M784 1987
Title: In my flower / Sara Gillingham & Lorena Siminovich.
Author: Gillingham, Sara
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Young readers learn about the relationship between a butterfly and its flowers.
Call Number j: QL541 .G415 2010
Title: In my garden / Ermanno Cristini, Luigi Puricelli.
Author: Cristini, Ermanno.
Publication: Saxonville, Mass. : Picture Book Studio, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Presents a wordless panorama of assorted domestic animals sharing a garden environment with a
variety of small wild creatures.
Call Number j: QL59 .C868 1981
Title: In my garden / [illustrated by Moira Maclean].
Author: Maclean, Moira, 1933Publication: New York : Todtri, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A book with real twinkling lights tells the story of a little girl who discovers that her garden is
illuminated by fairies.
Call Number j: SB473.6 .M223 1997
Title: In my garden / Ron Maris.
Author: Maris, Ron.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A girl notes the objects, animals, and friends she enjoys seeing in her garden. Features half pages
that reveal hidden portions of the illustrations.
Call Number j: QL59 .M339 1987
Title: In my garden : a child's gardening book / Helen & Kelly Oechsli.
Author: Oechsli, Helen.
Publication: New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A general guide to beginning gardening, with specific instructions for growing beans, carrots,
lettuce, peppers, and other vegetables.
Call Number j: SB321 .Oe2 1985
Title: In my garden : a counting book / Ward Schumaker.

Author: Schumaker, Ward.


Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Counting book featuring garden flowers, fruits, plants, and animals.
Call Number j: SB453 .Sch84 2000
Title: In my nest / Sara Gillingham & Lorena Siminovich.
Author: Gillingham, Sara
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: "Turn the colorful pages of this irresistible board book to discover just what makes little bird's
nest so cozy. Is it the soft feathers? Is it the smooth leaves? No, it's his family! Bright pictures, a sweet,
reassuring message, and an adorable finger puppet make this a book filled with reading and playtime fun!"-Cover back.
Call Number j: QL676 .G415 2009
Title: In my own backyard / by Judi Kurjian ; illustrated by David Wagner.
Author: Kurjian, Judi.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young child looks out a bedroom window seeing the backyard as it would have looked if she
had seen it during various historical and geological periods.
Call Number j: QH367 .K965 1993
Title: In my tree / Sara Gillingham & Lorena Siminovich.
Author: Gillingham, Sara
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Turn the pages to find out what makes the little owl's nest so cozy.
Call Number j: QL676.2.O8 G415 2009
Title: In November / Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Jill Kastner.
Author: Rylant, Cynthia.
Publication: San Diego, CA : Harcourt Brace, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the autumn activities and traditions that November's cooling temperatures bring.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa R983 2000
Title: In search of the perfect pumpkin / Gloria Evangelista ; illustrated by Shawn Shea.
Author: Evangelista, Gloria.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Resources, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The Pucci family searches for the perfect pumpkin--only to find it in their own garden. Includes
facts and lore about pumpkins.

Call Number j: SB347 .Ev14 2001


Title: In the air / Henry Pluckrose.
Author: Pluckrose, Henry Arthur.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, 1994, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Things that move in the air--plants, animals, kites, etc.--are shown in photographs and described
in simple text.
Call Number j: QH48 .P728 1994
Title: In the Children's Garden / Carole Lexa Schaefer ; illustrated by Lynn Pauley.
Author: Schaefer, Carole Lexa.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Children are welcome at an urban garden where they plant seeds, watch them grow, and enjoy
their harvest.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .Sch14 1994
Title: In the forest : a portfolio of paintings / Jim Arnosky.
Author: Arnosky, Jim.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The noted artist presents oil paintings depicting the forest at different times of the day during the
fall and winter and discusses the plants and animals that live there.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 Ar66 1989
Title: In the garden / text copyright Debbie MacKinnon; photographs by Geoff Dann and Bruce Allen ;
cover photograph, Anthea Sieveking.
Publication: New York : Rooster Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Colored photographs illustrate simple garden words.
Call Number j: SB453 .In15 1996
Title: In the garden / Sarah McKenzie.
Author: McKenzie, Sarah.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This discussion of animal-plant relationships in British gardens includes insects, birds and
mammals and describes such activities as creating a wormery.
Call Number j: QL59 .M196 1985
Title: In the garden / John Richardson.
Author: Richardson, John, 1955-

Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1994.


Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Board book illustrates garden-related words and phrases.
Call Number j: SB453 .R394 1994
Title: In the garden / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explores the peas, potatoes, pumpkins, and other vegetables in a garden, as well as the insects and
other animals that help them grow.
Call Number j: QL59 .Sch95 1999
Title: In the garden : who's been here? / Lindsay Barrett George.
Author: George, Lindsay Barrett
Publication: [New York] : Greenwillow Books, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As Jeremy and Christina pick vegetables for their mother, they see evidence of animals and
insects that have been in the garden before them.
Call Number j: SB321 .G293 2006
Title: In the garden with Dr. Carver / Susan Grigsby ; pictures by Nicole Tadgell.
Author: Grigsby, Susan
Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A fictionalized account of how plant scientist George Washington Carver came to an Alabama
school and taught the children how to grow plants and reap the rewards of nature's bounty. Includes factual
notes about George Washington Carver.
Call Number j: S417.C25 G877 2010
Title: In the garden with Van Gogh / Julie Merberg and Suzanne Bober.
Author: Merberg, Julie.
Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Description in rhyme of flowers and other growing plants painted by Vincent Van Gogh.
Call Number j: QK98.V26 M533 2002
Title: In the heart of the village : the world of the Indian Banyan tree / Barbara Bash.
Author: Bash, Barbara.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the importance of a banyan tree to an Indian village.
Call Number j: QK495.M73 B291 1996

Title: In the park / written and illustrated by Huy Voun Lee.


Author: Lee, Huy Voun.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: On the first day of spring, a mother and her son go to the park where they draw Chinese
characters that represent words relating to the season.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp L512 1998
Title: In the park / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explores the world of pigeons, rabbits, squirrels, swans, and other animals living among the grass
and burdocks of a park.
Call Number j: SB481 .Sch95 1999
Title: In the park / Ralph Whitlock ; illustrations by Wendy Meadway.
Author: Whitlock, Ralph.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This book turns a visit to a park into an adventure of discovery. It tells you what to look for and
how to recognize many of the plants, insects, birds, and mammals that live in a park.
Call Number j: SB481 .W59 1986
Title: In the pond / Ermannio Cristini & Luigi Puricelli.
Author: Cristini, Ermanno.
Publication: Saxonville, Mass. : Picture Book Studio USA, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The only text is introductory in this colorfully illustrated pond-level view of the animals and
plants that make up the freshwater wetland ecosystem.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P63 C868 1984
Title: In the soil / Ralph Whitlock ; illustrations by Wendy Meadway.
Author: Whitlock, Ralph.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This book explains the natural history of soil, including the creation/fertilization of soil, the role
of roots, fungi, and earthworms in maintaining soil health and richness. The book also explains the uses of
soil in everyday life.
Call Number j: QL110 .W59 1986
Title: In the tall, tall grass / Denise Fleming.
Author: Fleming, Denise, 1950-

Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1991.


Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Rhymed text presents a toddler's view of creatures found in the grass from lunchtime till nightfall.
Call Number j: SB197 .F629 1991
Title: In the woods / Pamela Hickman ; illustrations by Twila Robar-DeCoste.
Author: Hickman, Pamela M.
Publication: Halifax, Nova Scotia, [Canada] : Formac, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Activities for exploring and observing life in a North American forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 H528 1998
Title: In the yard.
Publication: New York : Dorling Kindersley, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Simple pictures introduce plants, animals, and garden tools.
Call Number j: QL59 .In1 1993
Title: In Wibbly's garden / Mick Inkpen.
Author: Inkpen, Mick
Publication: New York : Viking, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Wibbly Pig plants a bean which grows into a giant beanstalk.
Call Number j: SB327 .In5 2000
Title: Inch by inch / by Leo Lionni.
Author: Lionni, Leo, 1910-1999.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, 1995, c1960.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: To keep from being eaten, an inchworm measures a robin's tail, a flamingo's neck, a toucan's beak,
a heron's legs, and a nightingale's song.
Call Number j: QL541 .L661 1995
Title: Inch by inch : the garden song / by David Mallett ; pictures by Ora Eitan.
Author: Mallett, David.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Inch by inch, row by row, a child grows a garden with the help of the rain and the earth. Based on
a popular folksong.
Call Number j: SB453 .M296 1995
Title: Incredible plants / [text, Lesley Dow] ; consulting editor, Dr. Roger Carolin.
Author: Dow, Lesley.

Publication: [Alexandria, Va.] : Time-Life Books, c1997.


Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Explores the world of plants, where and how they live, and their relationships with animals.
Call Number j: QK49 .D752 1997
Title: Incredible plants / written by Barbara Taylor.
Author: Taylor, Barbara, 1954Publication: New York : DK, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Three-dimensional models reveal plants' innerworkings in detail with cross-sections and cutaways.
Call Number j: QK914 .T212 1997
Title: Ininatig's gift of sugar : traditional native sugarmaking / Laura Waterman Wittstock ; photographs by
Dale Kakkak ; with a foreword by Michael Dorris.
Author: Wittstock, Laura Waterman.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes how Indians have relied on the sugar maple tree for food and tells how an Anishinabe
Indian in Minnesota continues his people's traditions by teaching students to tap the trees and make maple
sugar.
Call Number j: SB239.M3 W788 1993
Title: Insect / written by Laurence Mound.
Author: Mound, Laurence.
Publication: New York : DK Pub., 2007.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: "Discover the busy world of insects--their structure, history, and fascinating variety"--Cover.
Call Number j: QL467 .M86 2007
Title: Insect-eating plants / Jason Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Jason, 1942Publication: Vero Beach, Fla. : Rourke Enterprises, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction to types, characteristics, habitats, and feeding adaptations of carnivorous plants.
Call Number j: QK917 .C786 1991
Title: Insect-eating plants / by L. Patricia Kite.
Author: Kite, L. Patricia.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes six different types of carnivorous plants, their mechanisms for capturing food, and
guidelines for their cultivation.
Call Number j: QK917 .K649 1995

Title: Insect-eating plants, by Lynn and Gray Poole. Illustrated by Christine Sapieha.
Author: Poole, Lynn.
Publication: New York, T.Y. Crowell Co. [1963]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the appearance and life processes of insectivorous plants. Includes instructions for
maintaining a terrarium, a sample from a plant watching journal, and a list of places where these plants may
be bought.
Call Number j: QK917 .P785 1963
Title: Insect facts and folklore / L. Patricia Kite.
Author: Kite, L. Patricia.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Facts and lore about twelve types of insects, including garden denizens such as butterflies, bees,
and beetles.
Call Number j: QL468 .K649 2001
Title: Insect life cycles / Molly Aloian & Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Aloian, Molly.
Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book about insects and their life cycles gives detailed descriptions of the two types of
metamorphosis--complete (with four stages) and incomplete (with three stages).
Call Number j: QL467 .AL71 2005
Title: Insectlopedia : poems and paintings / by Douglas Florian.
Author: Florian, Douglas.
Publication: San Diego : Voyager Books/Harcourt, 2002, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents 21 short poems about 21 different kinds of insects.
Call Number j: QL467 .F663 2002
Title: Insects / written by Ronald N. Rood ; illustrated by Cynthia Iliff Koehler, Alvin Koehler.
Author: Rood, Ronald N.
Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the life cycles and life styles of insects, including such varieties as the grasshoppers,
dragonflies, flies, beetles, true bugs, moths, butterflies, ants, bees, wasps, and termites.
Call Number j: QL467 .R671 1982
Title: Insects : a close-up look / [by Peter Seymour ; illustrated by Jean Cassels Helmer ; paper engineering
by John Strejan.]
Author: Seymour, Peter S.

Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1984.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction to the physical characteristics and habits of insects, with pop-up, lift-up, and pull
features.
Call Number j: QL463 .S96 1984
Title: Inside the amazing Amazon / by Don Lessem ; illustrated by Michael Rothman.
Author: Lessem, Don.
Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced reader.
Summary: Description of the Amazon rainforest and some of the plants and animals found there.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27sa L566 1995
Title: Into the forest / Anthony Browne.
Author: Browne, Anthony, 1946Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After his father seems to disappear, a boy takes a cake to his ill grandmother, traveling through
the forest in a journey reminiscent of the story of Little Red Riding Hood.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 B816 2004
Title: An introduction to trees / by John Kieran ; illustrations by Michael H. Bevans.
Author: Kieran, John, 1892Publication: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1966.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: An illustrated guide to more than fifty common North American trees.
Call Number j: QK482 .K5 1966
Title: Investigating gardens / written by Alison Honey ; illustrated by Peter Stevenson.
Author: Honey, Alison.
Publication: London : National Trust Enterprises, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Interesting facts about the National Trust gardens and English gardens in general.
Call Number j: SB466.G7 H757 1991
Title: El invierno / Nuria Roca ; [ilustraciones] Rosa M. Curto.
Author: Roca, Nuria.
Publication: Barcelona : Edebe, 2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the various facets of the winter season, including activities and celebrations, through
simple questions and answers.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sw R63 2005

Title: The invisible hunters : a legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua = Los cazadores invisibles :
una leyenda de los indios miskitos de Nicaragua / Harriet Rohmer, Octavio Chow, Morris Vidaure ;
illustrations, Joe Sam ; version in Spanish, Rosalma Zubizarreta & Alma Flor Ada.
Author: Rohmer, Harriet.
Publication: San Francisco : Children's Book Press, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: This Miskito Indian legend set in seventeenth-century Nicaragua illustrates the impact of the first
European traders on traditional life.
Call Number j: SB108.4.C36n R636 1987
Title: The Iroko-man : a Yoruba folktale / retold by Phyllis Gershator ; illustrated by Holly C. Kim.
Author: Gershator, Phillis.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Retelling of a Yoruba folktale about a woodcarver who appeases a spirit which lives in an iroko
tree (Milicia).
Call Number j: QK495.M73 M56, G323, 1994
Title: Irrigation; changing deserts into gardens [by] Irving and Ruth Adler.
Author: Adler, Irving.
Publication: New York, John Day Co. [1964]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains the various methods of irrigation used by different countries throughout history to bring
water to their underdeveloped regions.
Call Number j: S612 .Ad59 1964
Title: Isabel's house of butterflies / by Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Susan Guevara.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Eight-year-old Isabel hopes that her plan will spare her favorite tree (an oyamel, Abies religiosa),
keep the butterflies coming, and provide an income for her poor family in Mexico.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 J648 2003
Title: It could still be a leaf / by Allan Fowler ; consultants, Robert L. Hillerich ... [et al.].
Author: Fowler, Allan.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses many different kinds of leaves, their forms, colors and functions.
Call Number j: QK649 .F829 1993
Title: It could still be a tree / by Allan Fowler ; images supplied by VALAN Photos ; consultants, Robert L.
Hillerich, Mary Nalbandian.
Author: Fowler, Allan.

Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1990.


Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Identifies the characteristics of trees and provides specific examples, including maples, oaks, and
redwoods.
Call Number j: QK475 .F829 1990
Title: It's a fruit, it's a vegetable, it's a pumpkin / by Allan Fowler.
Author: Fowler, Allan.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and photographs describe pumpkin growth and uses, and show how to make a jack-olantern.
Call Number j: SB347 .F829 1995
Title: It's a hummingbird's life / Irene Kelly.
Author: Kelly, Irene.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This is a beautifully-illustrated look at the life and habits of the ruby-throated hummingbird.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 K296 2003
Title: It's easy to have a snail visit you / advisory editor, Caroline O'Hagan ; illustrations by Judith Allan.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains how to care for a snail visiting for a week.
Call Number j: QL430.4 .It1 1980
Title: It's our garden : from seeds to harvest in a school garden / George Ancona.
Author: Ancona, George.
Publication: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents a portrait of a Santa Fe community garden, revealing how students and other citizens
work together to select and grow annual plants, create compost, release butterflies, harvest edibles, and
protect garden beds for the winter.
Call Number j: SB457 .An22 2013
Title: It's pumpkin time! / by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern.
Author: Hall, Zoe, 1957Publication: New York : Blue Sky Press ; c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A sister and brother plant and tend their own pumpkin patch so they will have jack-o-lanterns for
Halloween.
Call Number j: SB347 .H149 1994

Title: It's spring! / by Linda Glaser ; illustrated by Susan Swan.


Author: Glaser, Linda.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, 2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A child observes the arrival of spring and its effects on plants and animals. Includes suggestions
for nature study projects.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp G462 2002
Title: Jack and the beanstalk.
Publication: New York : Modern Pub., c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This is a retelling of the familiar adventure of a boy and his mother who plant a magic bean that
grows into a giant beanstalk that leads to a life of riches.
Call Number j: SB327 .J12 1992
Title: Jack and the beanstalk / retold by Ann Keay Beneduce ; illustrated by Gennady Spirin.
Author: Beneduce, Ann Keay.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart an ogre and
make his and his mother's fortune.
Call Number j: SB327 .B434 1999
Title: Jack and the beanstalk = Juan y los frijoles magicos / adaptation by Francesc Bofill ; illustrations by
Arnal Ballester.
Author: Bofill, Francesc.
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This is a English-Spanish retelling of the familiar adventure of a boy and his mother who plant a
magic bean that grows into a giant beanstalk that leads to a life of riches.
Call Number j: SB327 .B64s 1998
Title: Jack and the meanstalk / by Brian and Rebecca Wildsmith.
Author: Wildsmith, Brian.
Publication: New York : Knopf, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When a scientist's experiment to grow bigger vegetables threatens the whole Earth, the animals
find a way to save the day.
Call Number j: SB321 .W647 1994
Title: Jack's garden / Henry Cole.
Author: Cole, Henry, 1955Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1995.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: Cumulative text and detailed illustrations depict the plants and animals in the garden which Jack
plants from seed.
Call Number j: QL59 .C674 1995
Title: Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop / Mary Quattlebaum.
Author: Quattlebaum, Mary.
Publication: New York : Delacorte Press, 2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: His plot in a community garden brings 10-year-old Jackson Jones more zucchini than he cares to
see and the unwanted attention of a bully, but when a company plans to destroy the garden, Jackson turns
his attention to trying to save it.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .Q29j 2004
Title: Jackson Jones and the curse of the outlaw rose / Mary Quattlebaum.
Author: Quattlebaum, Mary.
Publication: New York : Delacorte Press, 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When Jackson and Reuben take a rose cutting from a graveyard for Mr. Kerring, events make
them believe it is cursed and will continue to threaten anyone in its vicinity until it is returned.
Call Number j: SB411 .Q29 2006
Title: Jackson Jones and the puddle of thorns / Mary Quattlebaum ; illustrated by Melodye Rosales.
Author: Quattlebaum, Mary.
Publication: New York : Delacorte, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When his mother gives him a garden plot for his tenth birthday, Jackson Jones hopes to earn
enough money to buy a basketball, but all he seems to get is trouble.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .Q29 1994
Title: Jacob's tree / by Holly Keller.
Author: Keller, Holly.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As the seasons change, Jacob, the smallest bear in his family, measures his growth against an elm
tree outside his house.
Call Number j: QK495.U4 A1, K282, 1999
Title: Jamako and the beanstalk / retold and illustrated by Fred Crump, Jr.
Author: Crump, Fred H.
Publication: Nashville, Tenn. : Winston-Derek Publishers, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An African-American retelling of the traditional fairy tale of Jack and the beanstalk.
Call Number j: SB327 .C888 1990

Title: Jamberry / story and pictures by Bruce Degen.


Author: Degen, Bruce.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A little boy walking in the forest meets a big lovable bear that takes him on a delicious berrypicking adventure in the magical world of Berryland.
Call Number j: SB381 .D363 1983
Title: James and the giant peach : a children's story / by Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Lane Smith.
Author: Dahl, Roald.
Publication: New York : Knopf ; 1996, c1961.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A giant peach grows on a tree, rolls away, and takes James and his friends on a wild adventure.
Call Number j: SB371 .D137 1961
Title: Jamie O'Rourke and the big potato : an Irish folktale / retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola.
Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The laziest man in all of Ireland catches a leprechaun, who offers a potato seed instead of a pot of
gold for his freedom.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 D44 1992
Title: Jasper's beanstalk / Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen.
Author: Butterworth, Nick.
Publication: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks (Simon & Schuster), 1997, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Jasper the cat hopes to grow a beanstalk, but becomes discouraged when the bean he plants
doesn't grow after a week.
Call Number j: SB327 .B982 1993
Title: Jazzy in the jungle / Lucy Cousins.
Author: Cousins, Lucy.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Help Mama Jo-Jo the lemur find her baby Jazzy in this lift-the-flap jungle book
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 C836 2002
Title: Jim and the beanstalk / written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs.
Author: Briggs, Raymond.
Publication: New York : Putnam & Grosset Group, 1997, c1970.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Jim climbs the beanstalk and discovers a toothless old giant whom he befriends.
Call Number j: SB327 .B768 1997
Title: Jo MacDonald had a garden / by Mary Quattlebaum ; illustrated by Laura J. Bryant.
Author: Quattlebaum, Mary.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this version of the classic song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," the farmer's granddaughter
plants a garden which provides a place for birds, insects, and other wild creatures to shelter and nest.
Call Number j: SB321 .Q29 2012
Title: Jody's beans / Malachy Doyle ; illustrated by Judith Allibone.
Author: Doyle, Malachy.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: From spring to fall with the help of her grandfather, Jody learns to plant, care for, harvest,
prepare, and eat some runner beans.
Call Number j: SB327 .D776 1999
Title: John Muir, America's naturalist / by Thomas Locker.
Author: Locker, Thomas, 1937Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., c2003.
Reading Level:
Summary: Presents an overview of the life of the naturalist who founded the Sierra Club and was influential
in establishing the national park system.
Call Number j: QH31.M9 L796 2003
Title: Johnny Appleseed : a poem / by Reeve Lindbergh ; paintings by Kathy Jakobsen.
Author: Lindbergh, Reeve.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Rhymed text and illustrations relate the life of John Chapman, whose distribution of apple seeds
and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today.
Call Number j: SB63.A66 L64 1990
Title: A journey into a lake / by Rebecca L. Johnson ; with illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Takes readers on a journey into a lake, showing examples of how the animals and plants are
connected and dependent on each other and on the lake's freshwater environment.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P63 J636 2004

Title: A journey into a wetland / by Rebecca L. Johnson ; with illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Takes readers on a walk in a swamp, showing examples of how the animals and plants of wetlands
are connected and dependent on each other and the wetland's watery environment.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M3 J636 2004
Title: A journey into an estuary / by Rebecca L. Johnson ; with illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Takes readers on a walk at a sheltered bay, showing examples of how the animals and plants of
estuaries are connected and dependent on each other and the estuary's mix of fresh and salt water.
Call Number j: QH541.5.S2 J636 2004
Title: Journey through a tropical jungle / by Adrian Forsyth, with an afterward by HRH Prince Philip, the
Duke of Edinburgh.
Author: Forsyth, Adrian.
Publication: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced reader.
Summary: Presents in text and photographs some of the plants, animals, and people that live in the tropical
rain forest of Costa Rica.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27cac F775 1988
Title: A journey to Paradise / Anne Siberell.
Author: Siberell, Anne.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When a magical elephant agrees to take Guba the gardener to Paradise, Guba and his friends
discover where Paradise really is.
Call Number j: SB466.I4 .Si11 1990
Title: Journey to the secret forest : a path to the old growth redwoods to color and learn / written and
illustrated by Char Bishop.
Author: Bishop, Char.
Publication: Sonoma, Calif. : Whispering Leaf Publications, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Nosey the fawn learns about the life of the old growth coast redwood forest.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 B541 2000
Title: Joyful noise : poems for two voices / Paul Fleischman ; illustrated by Eric Beddows.
Author: Fleischman, Paul.
Publication: New York : Harper & Row, c1988.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects.
Call Number j: QL467 .F628 1988
Title: Judge Rabbit and the tree spirit : a folktale from Cambodia / told by Lina Mao Wall ; adapted by
Cathy Spagnoli ; illustrated by Nancy Hom.
Author: Spagnoli, Cathy.
Publication: San Francisco, : Children's Book Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Cambodian folk tale about a rabbit that solves the problem of a mischievous tree spirit who has
taken on human form.
Call Number j: QK83 .Sp13 1991
Title: Judy's flower bed / by Edith Kunhardt.
Author: Kunhardt, Edith.
Publication: New York : Golden Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Judy and Paul plant a flower bed, watch the flowers grow and bloom in summer, and cover their
mother's blanket with cut flowers, so that she too has a flower bed. Do flowers sleep in a bed like you do?
Call Number j: SB406 .K962 2005
Title: The jumbo book of nature science / written by Pamela Hickman and the Federation of Ontario
Naturalists ; illustrated by Judie Shore.
Author: Hickman, Pamela M.
Publication: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 4-Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Activities and experiments that explore nature indoors and outdoors, and in every season.
Call Number j: QH55 .H528 1996
Title: June 29, 1999 / David Wiesner.
Author: Wiesner, David.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: For her science project, Becky decides to study the effect of extra-terrestrial conditions on
vegetable growth and development--with unexpected results.
Call Number j: QK54 .W637 1992
Title: Jungle / written by Theresa Greenaway ; photographed by Geoff Dann.
Author: Greenaway, Theresa, 1947Publication: New York : DK Pub., c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanded readers or adults.
Summary: Introduces readers to the many kinds of animals and plants found in rain forests of the world.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 G828j 2009

Title: Jungle animals / by Amy Ericksen.


Author: Ericksen, Amy.
Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Describes six jungle animals that inhabit a tropical rain forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 E75 1995
Title: Jungles / written by Jenny Wood ; consultant, Roger Hammond.
Author: Wood, Jenny.
Publication: London : Franklin Watts in association with Two-Can, c c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This broad overview of the tropical rainforest plants, animals, and people, includes a discussion of
deforestation, a short story, a glossary, and a quiz.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 W85 1991
Title: Juniper / Monica Furlong.
Author: Furlong, Monica, 1930Publication: New York : Random House, 2002, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In this prequel to Wise Child, Juniper, the daughter of a Cornish king, learns about herbs and
spells from her godmother Euny.
Call Number j: QK99.A1 F979j 2002
Title: Just rewards : or, Who is that man in the moon & what's he doing up there anyway? / by Steve Sanfield
; illustrated by Emily Lisker.
Author: Sanfield, Steve.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A greedy man tries to grow watermelons which bear riches. Based on a Chinese folktale which
explains the presence of the man in the moon.
Call Number j: SB379.W38 Sa57 1996
Title: The just-right, perfect present / by Frances Kennedy ; illustrations by Sheila Aldridge
Author: Kennedy, Fran, 1937Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: To commemorate her grandparents fiftieth anniversary Donna Delle memorizes and recites a
poem about an apple tree.
Call Number j: SB363 .K382 2007
Title: Kate and the beanstalk / written by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Giselle Potter.
Author: Osborne, Mary Pope.
Publication: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2000.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: In this version of the classic tale, a girl climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where she uses her
quick wits to outsmart a giant and make her and her mother's fortune.
Call Number j: SB327 .Os1 2000
Title: Kate Greenaway's marigold garden / pictures and rhymes by Kate Greenaway.
Author: Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901.
Publication: London : Grange Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of illustrated poems about garden- and nature-related childhood activities.
Call Number j: SB455 .G828 1993
Title: Katie of birdland : an idyll of the aviary in Golden Gate Park / by Edith Kinney Stellmann ; illustrated
with special camera studies by Louis J. Stellmann. -Author: Stellmann, Edith Kinney.
Publication: San Francisco : H. S. Crocker, c1917.
Call Number j: QL684.C2 St39 1917
Title: Katya's book of mushrooms / written by Katya Arnold with Sam Swope ; illustrated by Katya Arnold.
Author: Arnold, Katya.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This introduction to mushrooms includes tips for identification.
Call Number j: QK617 .Ar64 1997
Title: Keaka and the liliko'i vine / by Donivee Martin Laird ; illustrated by Carol Jossem.
Author: Laird, Donivee Martin.
Publication: Honolulu, Hawaii : Barnaby Books, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this Hawaiian version of the Jack and the Beanstalk tale, Keaka climbs a passionflower vine and
finds riches in the clouds.
Call Number j: SB427.P3 L144 1982
Title: Kenny's window / stories and pictures by Maurice Sendak. -Author: Sendak, Maurice.
Publication: New York : Harper & Row, c1956.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After Kenny dreams of a fabulous garden where he'd like to live, a rooster presents him seven
questions which he must answer.
Call Number j: SB453 .Se55 1956
Title: Kid style nature crafts : 50 terrific things to make with nature's materials / Gwen Diehn & Terry
Krautwurst.

Author: Diehn, Gwen, 1943Publication: New York : Sterling Pub., c1995.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: More nature crafts and activities for every season are accompanied by articles about the natural
world.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 D563 1995
Title: Kids' container gardening : year-round projects for inside and out / by Cindy Krezel ; photography by
Bruce Curtis.
Author: Krezel, Cindy.
Publication: Batavia, Ill. : Ball Pub., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides instructions for gardening in containers such as bowls, drinking glasses, and old hats.
Call Number j: SB417 .K889 2005
Title: The kids garden book. Written by Patricia Petrich and Rosemary Dalton. Spot illus. by Patricia
Petrich; full page art by young artists.
Author: Barrett, Patricia.
Publication: [Concord, Calif., Nitty Gritty Productions, 1974]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Basic information about tools, light, containers, soil, seed beds, and other aspects of gardening
with directions for planting and caring for ferns, cactus, popcorn, gourds, and many other plants.
Call Number j: SB453 .P448 1974
Title: Kids garden! : the anytime, anyplace guide to sowing & growing fun / Avery Hart and Paul Mantell ;
illustrations by Loretta Braren and Jennie Chien.
Author: Hart, Avery.
Publication: Charlotte, Vt. : Williamson, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Guidebook teaches children how to garden and do nature crafts.
Call Number j: SB453 .H251 1996
Title: Kids gardening; a first indoor gardening book for children. Illustrated by Arthur Hawkins.
Author: Paul, Aileen.
Publication: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1972]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A beginner's guide to indoor gardening with easy-to-grow, inexpensive plants. Includes flowering
and foliage plants, desert and rock gardens, and terrariums.
Call Number j: SB417 .P281 1972
Title: Kids gardening : a kids' guide to messing around in the dirt / by Kevin Raftery and Kim Gilbert Raftery
; illustrated by Jim M'Guinness.
Author: Raftery, Kevin.
Publication: Palo Alto, Calif. : Klutz Press, c1989.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: Bound with actual packets of seeds and augmented with numerous wonderful illustrations, this
book provides young children with basic information about how to plant gardens and what to do about bugs
and animals in the garden. Simple recipes are included.
Call Number j: SB453 .R125 1989
Title: A kid's herb book / by Lesley Tierra ; illusrations by Susie Wilson ; foreword and original songs by
Michael Tierra.
Author: Tierra, Lesley.
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Robert D. Reed Pub., c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to the world of herbs and their medicinal uses, including projects, activities,
stories, and songs about herbs.
Call Number j: SB293 .T444 2000
Title: The kids' nature book : 365 indoor/outdoor activities and experiences / Susan Milord.
Author: Milord, Susan.
Publication: Charlotte, Vt. : Williamson Publishing, c1989.
Reading Level:
Summary: Suggests activities, poems, and stories to explore nature throughout the year.
Call Number j: QH53 .M598 1989
Title: The kids' nature book : 365 indoor/outdoor activities and experiences / Susan Milord.
Author: Milord, Susan.
Publication: Charlotte, Vt. : Williamson, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Suggests activities, poems, and stories to explore nature throughout the year.
Call Number j: QK53 .M598 1996
Title: Killer plants : the Venus flytrap, strangler fig, and other predatory plants / by Mycol Doyle ;
illustrations by Allison Atwill.
Author: Doyle, Mycol.
Publication: Los Angeles : Lowell House ; Chicago : Contemporary Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes thirteen plants that depend on the animal world or other plants for their nutrition.
Call Number j: QK917 .D776 1993
Title: The King's flower / Mitsumasa Anno.
Author: Anno, Mitsumasa, 1926Publication: Cleveland, [Ohio] : William Collins, 1979, c1976.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After a king orders his servants to build the biggest flower pot ever made, he expects the tulip
planted in it to be the biggest in the world.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 An1 1976

Title: The king's secret : the legend of King Sejong / Carol Farley ; illustrated by Robert Jew.
Author: Farley, Carol J.
Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young gardener makes the letters of the Korean alphabet appear on the leaves in King Sejong's
garden.
Call Number j: SB466.K6 F229 2001
Title: Know your fruits / pictures by Shib Sankar Bose.
Author: Bose, Shib Sankar.
Publication: Calcutta : Kassim Book Trade, n.d.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The delightful picture book has eight pages of fruits and their English common names. As it was
published in India, some of the fruits depicted are relatively uncommon here in the United States.
Call Number j: SB355 .B651 n.d.
Title: Koala and the flower / Mary Murphy.
Author: Murphy, Mary, 1961Publication: Brookfield, Ct. : Roaring Brook Press, 2002, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Koala, who likes to ask questions and learn new things, learns how to grow flowers after a new
friend takes her to the library.
Call Number j: SB406 .M955 2002
Title: Koala country : a story of an Australian eucalyptus forest / by Deborah Dennard ; illustrated by James
McKinnon.
Author: Dennard, Deborah.
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A mother koala and her joey feed and observe the other animal inhabitants of their fragile
eucalyptus forest home.
Call Number j: QH197 .D418 2000
Title: Koa's seed : a Hawaiian version of an age-old tale / retold by Caroly Han ; illustrated by Kathleen
Peterson.
Author: Han, Carolyn, 1941Publication: Ewa Beach, Hawaii : BeachHouse Pub., c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A leader of a Hawaiian village decides to choose a new leader by giving each man and boy a seed
to tend for one year. At the end of the year, a young man named Koa is taught a valuable lesson.
Call Number j: SB117 .H19 2004

Title: Koi and the kola nuts / written by Brian Gleeson ; illustrated by Reynold Ruffins.
Author: Gleeson, Brian.
Publication: New York : Rabbit Ears Books, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advancd readers.
Summary: Cheated of his rightful inheritance, a chief's son uses a bunch of kola nuts to gain a happy new
life.
Call Number j: SB279.K64 G479 1992
Title: A ladder to the stars / Simon Puttock ; illustrated by Alison Jay.
Author: Puttock, Simon.
Publication: New York : Holt, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl's wish to dance with a star is granted in her old age, when a giant tree appears
outside her house.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 P987 2001
Title: The lady and the spider / by Faith McNulty ; illustrated by Bob Marstall.
Author: McNulty, Faith.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A spider who lives in a head of lettuce is saved when the lady who harvested the lettuce returns
her to the garden.
Call Number j: QL451 .M236 1986
Title: Lady Muck / by William Mayne ; illustrated by Jonathan Heale.
Author: Mayne, William, 1928Publication: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Sowk and Boark, two greedy pigs, plot to become rich from the sale of the truffles they have
found in the woods, but their greed proves to be their undoing.
Call Number j: SB353.5.T78 M454 1997
Title: Ladybug / Claire Llewellyn ; illustrator, Simon Mendez.
Author: Llewellyn, Claire.
Publication: Chanhassen, Minn. : NorthWord Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of ladybugs, including their development from
egg to adult. Includes lovely and informative illustrations.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 L77 2004
Title: Ladybug / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Photographs and simple text describes the life cycle of the ladybug.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 Sch 2001
Title: Ladybug / Barrie Watts.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: Morristown, N. J. : Silver Burdett, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Photographs, drawings, and text on two different levels of difficulty follow the stages of
development of the ladybug, from mating and hatching of the larvae to the growth of the larvae into adult
ladybugs.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 W349 1987
Title: Ladybug at Orchard Avenue / by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld ; illustrated by Thomas Buchs.
Author: Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ladybug rambles through the garden, up and down rose stems in search of her favorite food,
aphids, instinctively using her natural defenses to escape from threats.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 Z72 1996
Title: Ladybug on the move / Richard Fowler.
Author: Fowler, Richard, 1944Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ladybug searches for a new home, but every place she finds is already occupied. Features a
separate ladybug who weaves her way through die-cut pages.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 F829 1993
Title: Ladybugs / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Yuko Sato.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle of ladybugs, from egg through larva and pupa to adult, and explains how
ladybugs aid humans by feeding on insect pests.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 J637 1983
Title: The land of the blue flower / written by Frances Hodgson Burnett ; illustrated by Judith Ann Griffith.
Author: Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.
Publication: Tiburon, Calif. : H. J. Kramer Inc., Starseed Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Hoping to dispel dark thoughts and evil from his corrupt kingdom, young King Amor proclaims
an unconventional law requiring that everyone plant blue flower seeds and then he waits for the
transformation.
Call Number j: SB407 .B934 1993

Title: The language of flowers / compiled and illustrated by Helen Williams.


Author: Williams, Helen.
Publication: New York : E. P. Dutton, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Verses by some of the world's great poets combined with twenty-four favourite flowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .L269 1983
Title: The last American rainforest : Tongass / by Shelley Gill ; illustrated by Shannon Cartwright.
Author: Gill, Shelley.
Publication: U.S.A. : [S. Gill], c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced reader.
Summary: A Tlingit girl and her aunt search for a Sitka spruce tree in the Tongass rainforest. Includes
natural history and cultural information about the Alaskan northwest coast.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27na G41 1997
Title: The laughing gnome : hand mudra coloring book / illustrated by Don Z. Caroselli.
Publication: Bolinas, CA. : KZIM, c1988.
Summary: Line drawings demonstrate how to make mandala figures with your hands.
Call Number j: NC965.9 .L368 1988
Title: Laughing tomatoes and other spring poems = Jitomates risueos y otros poemas de primavera :
poems / by Francisco X. Alarcn ; pictures by Christina Gonzalez.
Author: Alarcn, Francisco X., 1954Publication: San Francisco : Children's Book Press, c1997.
Reading Level:
Summary: A bilingual collection of humorous and serious spring poems about family, nature, and
celebrations by a renowned Mexican American poet.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp AL12 1997
Title: Laura's garden / [illustrated by Rene Graef and Susan McAliley].
Author: Adapted from Little House on the Prairie, copyright 1935 by Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Publication: [New York, N.Y.] : Harper Festival, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Laura, who lives in a little house on the prairie, plants a vegetable garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .L372 1996
Title: The leaf book / written by Anne Orange ; illustrated by Sharon Lerner.
Author: Orange, Anne.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A brief introduction to the characteristics of leaves from a variety of trees.
Call Number j: QK649 Or1 1975

Title: A leaf can be-- / by Laura Purdie Salas ; illustrations by Violeta Dabija.
Author: Salas, Laura Purdie
Publication: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In rhyming text and illustrations explores some of the many things a leaf can be, from tree topper
to rain stopper.
Call Number j: QK649 .Sa31 2012
Title: Leaf : ideas, sound effects, and pictures / by Stephen Michael King.
Author: King, Stephen Michael.
Publication: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2009.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: After a tree sprouts in his messy hair, a boy finally agrees to have his hair cut, and then transplants
the tree.
Call Number j: QK475 .K58 2009
Title: Leaf Man / Lois Ehlert.
Author: Ehlert, Lois.
Publication: Orlando, Fla : Harcourt, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-Readers.
Summary: A man made of leaves blows away, traveling wherever the wind may take him. On die-cut pages.
Illustrations include a wide variety of multi-colored leaves, some identified, some mysterious.
Call Number j: QK649 .Eh56 2005
Title: The Leaf Men and the brave good bugs / William Joyce.
Author: Joyce, William.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When an old woman gets sick and her garden begins to die, the doodle bugs call on the Leaf Men
to make things right again.
Call Number j: QL468 .J856 1996
Title: A leaf named Bud / story by Paula Schwartz and Sara Schwartz ; paintings by Sara Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Paula.
Publication: New York : Children's Universe, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A leaf enjoys its annual life cycle on a tree named Woody.
Call Number j: QK649 .Sch95 1992
Title: Leaves / by Rena K. Kirkpatrick ; illustrated by Annabel Milne and Peter Stebbing.
Author: Kirkpatrick, Rena K.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn, c1991.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: An easy-to-read introduction to leaves, their variety of forms, their adaptations, and their uses.
Call Number j: QK649 .K636 1991
Title: Leaves! Leaves! Leaves! / written and illustrated by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.
Publication: New York : Cavendish Children's Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: During the four seasons of the year, Buddy Bear and his mother go "leaf walking" and discover a
lot of interesting things about leaves. Includes instructions for making leaf rubbings.
Call Number j: QK649 .W155 2003
Title: The legend of Food Mountain = La Montaa del Alimento / adapted by Harriet Rohmer ; illustrated
by Graciela Carrillo ; translated into Spanish by Alma Flor Ada & Rosalma Zubizarreta.
Author: Rohmer, Harriet.
Publication: San Francisco : Children's Book Press/Imprenta de Libros Infantiles, 1988, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: This legend of ancient Mexico tells how the Gods and Goddesses discovered that corn could feed
people. It also reminds us that food must be respected as a part of life.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Me8 R636 1982
Title: The legend of Rosepetal / Clemens Brentano ; illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger ; translated by Anthea
Bell.
Author: Brentano, Clemens, 1778-1842.
Publication: New York : North-South Books, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This is a retelling of a classic German fairy tale about a princess who makes a pact with an old
enchantress to obtain the most beautiful rosebush of all.
Call Number j: SB411 .B752 1995
Title: The legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of Texas / retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola.
Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : G. P. Putnam, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This Comanche Indian legend tells how a little girl's sacrifice brought the flower called
bluebonnet to Texas.
Call Number j: QK495.L521 L79, U6t, D44, 1983
Title: The legend of the cranberry : a Paleo-Indian tale / by Ellin Greene ; illustrated by Brad Sneed.
Author: Greene, Ellin, 1927Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This Lenape or Delaware Indian legend ties the origin of cranberry bogs to the extinction of
mastodons and woolly mammoths.

Call Number j: SB383 .G831 1993


Title: The legend of the hummingbird : a tale from Puerto Rico / retold by Michael Rose Ramirez ;
illustrated by Margaret Sanfilippo ; folklore consultant, Bette Bosma.
Author: Ramirez, Michael Rose.
Publication: Greenvale, N.Y. : Mondo, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A girl and boy from rival tribes have their love protected and immortalized when they are
changed into a red flower and a hummingbird.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 R145 1998
Title: The legend of the Indian paintbrush / retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola.
Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : Putnam, 1991, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Little Gopher follows his destiny, as revealed in a Dream-Vision, of becoming an artist for his
people and eventually is able to bring the colors of the sunset down to the earth.
Call Number j: QK495.S43 C17, D44, 1988
Title: The legend of the lady slipper : an Ojibwe tale / retold by Lise Lunge-Larsen & Margi Preus ;
illustrated by Andrea Arroyo.
Author: Lunge-Larsen, Lise.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In this retelling of an Ojibwe tale, a girl's act of bravery to save her family leads to the appearance
in the world of the delicate lady's slipper orchid, Cypripedium acaule.
Call Number j: QK495.O65 C97, L972, 1999
Title: The legend of the lady's slipper / by Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.
Author: Wargin, Kathy-Jo.
Publication: Chelsea, Mich. : Sleeping Bear Press, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: One winter, when the people of her village become terribly ill, Running Flower braves the snow
and freezing cold to race to the village on the other side of the forest for medicine. Based on an Ojibwa
legend.
Call Number j: QK495.O65 C97 W231 2001
Title: The legend of the poinsettia / retold and illustrated by Tomie dePaola.
Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : G. P.Putnam, 1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: According to a Mexican legend, when Lucida is unable to finish her gift for the Baby Jesus in time
for the Christmas procession, a miracle enables her to offer the beautiful flower we now call the poinsettia.
Call Number j: SB413.P63 D44 1994

Title: Leo's tree / by Debora Pearson ; art by Nora Hilb.


Author: Pearson, Debora.
Publication: Toronto ; New York : Annick Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: As baby Leo grows, his linden tree grows and changes through the seasons.
Call Number j: SB435.51.T6 P317 2004
Title: Lessons from Mother Earth / story by Elaine McLeod ; pictures by Colleen Wood.
Author: McLeod, Elaine, 1955Publication: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Douglas & McIntyre, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Native American girl in the Yukon learns from her grandmother how to tend a garden in
harmony with the cycles of nature.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Na6nw M225 2002
Title: Let's grow things / by Iris Tracy Comfort ; illustrated by Irma Wilde.
Author: Comfort, Iris Tracy.
Publication: Chicago : Rand McNally, c1977.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and illustrations with accompanying record tell children who are learning to read how to
grow plants at home.
Call Number j: SB453 .C734 1977
Title: Let's learn about sugar / by Maud and Miska Petersham ; illustrated by James E. Barry.
Author: Petersham, Maud Fuller, 1890-1971.
Publication: Irvington-on-Hudson, N. Y., Harvey House, c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Traces the history of man's use of sugar from the prehistoric discovery of honey to artificial
sweeteners of the present day. Also describes the various sources of sugar and the processes for refining it.
Call Number j: SB217 .P442 1969
Title: Let's look at flowers. Written and illustrated with photos. by Harriet E. Huntington. Drawings by J.
Nol.
Author: Huntington, Harriet E.
Publication: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1969]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the pollination and fertilization of twenty-five flowers by various insects explaining how
and why insects are attracted to the plants. Includes a photograph of each flower.
Call Number j: QK652 .H92 1969
Title: Let's make a garden / written and illustrated by Tamara Awad Lobe.
Author: Lobe, Tamara Awad, 1972-

Publication: Waterloo, Ontario, [Canada] ; Scottdale, Pa. : Herald Press, c1995.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Children from around the world bring plants that are native to the countries from which they
come to make a garden they will all share.
Call Number j: SB107 .L782 1995
Title: Let's visit a fruit farm / Sarah Doughty and Diana Bentley ; photographs by Paul Seheault.
Author: Doughty, Sarah.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: All processes of running a fruit farm in Kent, England are discussed and illustrated with color
photographs.
Call Number j: SB356 .D744 1989
Title: Let's visit a market garden / Sarah Doughty and Diana Bentley ; photographs by Chris Fairclough.
Author: Doughty, Sarah.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: All processes of running a market garden in southeast England are discussed and illustrated by
color photographs.
Call Number j: SB322 .D744 1990
Title: La leyenda de la flor de Nochebuena / recontada e ilustrada por Tomie dePaola ; [translated by Clarita
Kohen].
Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : G. P. Putnam, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: According to a Mexican legend, when Lucida is unable to finish her gift for the Baby Jesus in time
for the Christmas procession, a miracle enables her to offer the beautiful flower we now call the poinsettia.
Hay una leyenda mexicana que cuenta cmo apreci la flor de Nochebuena, gracias al desinteresado regalo
de una niita al Nio Dios.
Call Number j: SB413.P63 D44 1994s
Title: La leyenda de la flor "el conejo" : una antigua leyenda de Texas / recontada e ilustrada por Tomie
dePaola.
Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : Putnam, 1993, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This Comanche Indian legend tells how a little girl's sacrifice brought the flower called
bluebonnet to Texas.
Call Number j: QK495.L521 L79, U6t, D44, 1983s
Title: La leyenda del pincel Indio / recontaldo e ilustrado por Tomie de Paola.
Author: De Paola, Tomie.

Publication: New York : Putnam, 1993, c1988.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Little Gopher follows his destiny, as revealed in a Dream-Vision, of becoming an artist for his
people and eventually is able to bring the colors of the sunset to the earth.
Call Number j: QK495.S43 C17, D44, 1993s
Title: Lichee tree / by Ching Yeung Russell ; decorations by Christopher Zhong-Yuan Zhang.
Author: Russell, Ching Yeung.
Publication: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In the late 1940's in southeastern China, ten-year-old Ying can't wait for her lichee tree to bloom
so she can sell the fruit for money to help her family.
Call Number j: SB379.L8 R912 1997
Title: The life and times of the apple / Charles Micucci.
Author: Micucci, Charles.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, 1995, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Presents a variety of facts about apples, including how they grow, crossbreeding and grafting
techniques, harvesting practices, and the uses, varieties, and history of this popular fruit.
Call Number j: SB363 .M583 1995
Title: The life and times of the honeybee / Charles Micucci.
Author: Micucci, Charles.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Depicts the life cycle and habits of the honeybee, describing in detail the organization of the hive
and the making of honey.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 M583 1995
Title: The life and times of the peanut / Charles Micucci.
Author: Micucci, Charles.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Information about how peanuts grow, how they are farmed, and how they are used worldwide.
Call Number j: SB351.P3 M583 1997
Title: Life cycle of a bean / Angela Royston.
Author: Royston, Angela
Publication: Des Plaines, Ill. : Heinemann Interactive Library, c1998.
Reading Level:
Summary: An introduction to the life cycle of a fava bean from the time it is first planted until, four months
later, it has grown as tall as an adult person.
Call Number j: SB327 .R816 1998

Title: The life cycle of a butterfly / Bobbie Kalman ; illustrated by Margaret Amy Reiach.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the various stages of a monarch butterfly's life, from egg to caterpillar to pupa to
butterfly. Also includes information about butterfly gardening.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 K126 2002
Title: The life cycle of a carrot / by Linda Tagliaferro.
Author: Tagliaferro, Linda.
Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Pebble Plus, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and photographs present the life cycle of a carrot plant from seed to adult.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 T128 2007
Title: The life cycle of a flower / Molly Aloian & Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Aloian, Molly.
Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explores the life cycle of flowering plants including where they grow, pollination, and threats to
their existence.
Call Number j: QK653 .AL71 2004
Title: The life cycle of a honeybee / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the biology, development, and life cycle of honeybees and their benefits to the
environment and humans.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 K126h 2004
Title: The life cycle of a sunflower / Philip Parker ; illustrated by Jackie Harland ; reading consultant Diana
Bentley.
Author: Parker, Philip.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: How does a tiny seed grow into a huge sunflower ? How do new sunflowers grow ? This book will
tell you all about the creatures that visit a sunflower and how they help in its life cycle.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 P227 1988
Title: The life cycle of a tree / Bobbie Kalman & Kathryn Smithyman ; illustrations by Barbara Bedell.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947-

Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2002.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and photographs describe basic facts about trees, their function in a forest, and how they
benefit animals, people, and the environment.
Call Number j: QK475 .K126L 2002
Title: The life cycle of a tree / John Williams ; illustrated by Jackie Harland ; reading consultant: Diana
Bentley.
Author: Williams, John.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The sweet chestnut life cycle is explained in detail with color illustrations depicting the major
points.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 C2 W673 1988
Title: The life cycle of an earthworm / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to the various types of worms, how they reproduce, what they eat, where they
are found, and the threats to their existence.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 K126e 2004
Title: Life in a bucket of soil / Alvin Silverstein and Virginia Silverstein ; illustrated by Elsie Wrigley.
Author: Silverstein, Alvin.
Publication: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2000.
Summary: Introduces grade-school youngsters to industrious ants, tunnel-building earthworms, snails, slugs,
beetles and many other creatures inhabiting the world beneath our feet.
Call Number j: QL110 .Si39 2000
Title: Life in the rainforest : plants, animals, and people / by Melvin and Gilda Berger ; illustrated by
Geoffrey Brittingham.
Author: Berger, Melvin.
Publication: Nashville, Tenn. : Ideals Children's Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to the rainforest as a fragile ecosystem and what can be done to protect the
plants, animals, and people who live there.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 B453 1994
Title: Lily pad pond / text and photographs by Bianca Lavies.
Author: Lavies, Bianca.
Publication: New York : E. P. Dutton, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: In text and photographs we follow a tadpole as she survives her first year in a pond teeming with
predators.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P63 L391 1989
Title: Lily's garden / Deborah Kogan Ray.
Author: Ray, Deborah Kogan, 1940Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Roaring Brook Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A young girl in Maine and her grandmother in California exchange letters and packages which
reflect cycles of planting and harvesting in their different climates. Includes recipes and historical
information about crops.
Call Number j: SB453 .R211 2002
Title: Lily's garden of India / by Jeremy Smith ; illustrated by Rob Hefferan.
Author: Smith, Jeremy, 1974Publication: Columbus, Ohio : Gingham Dog Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Lily discovers plants and flowers of India in her mother's garden. Includes a plant glossary and
descriptions of Indian festivals.
Call Number j: SB466.I4 Sm61 2003
Title: Linnaea's world / by Verna E. Pratt ; illustrated by Allene Franklin.
Author: Pratt, Verna E.
Publication: Anchorage, Alaska : Alaskakrafts, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A grandmother's loving account of four-year-old Linnaea's life with her parents in the Alaska
wilderness as she discovers the natural world around her.
Call Number j: QH105.A3 P889 1996
Title: Linnea in Monet's garden / text, Christina Bjrk ; drawings, Lena Anderson.
Author: Bjrk, Christina, 1938Publication: Stockholm ; New York : R. & S. Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A little girl visits the home and garden of Claude Monet at Giverny, France, and learns about the
artist's paintings and his life. The illustrations include photographs of the painter and his family as well as
examples of his work.
Call Number j: SB466.F91 B556 1987
Title: Linnea's almanac / text, Christina Bjork ; drawings, Lena Anderson ; [translated by Joan Sandin].
Author: Bjrk, Christina, 1938Publication: Stockholm ; New York : R & S Books ; New York : [Distributed by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux],
c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: An almanac of indoor and outdoor gardening and nature study activities for each month of the
year.
Call Number j: QH53 .B556 1989
Title: Linnea's windowsill garden / by Christina Bjork and Lena Anderson ; translated by Joan Sandin.
Author: Bjrk, Christina, 1938Publication: Stockholm ; New York : R & S Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus and
Giroux, 1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An illustrated introduction to plants and how they grow with information on creating a home
garden.
Call Number j: SB419 .B556 1988
Title: Little apple : a book of thanks / Brigitte Weninger ; [illustrated by] Anne Moller.
Author: Weninger, Brigitte.
Publication: New York : North-South Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A celebration of an apple--its taste, its structure, its beauty, and its life cycle.
Call Number j: SB363 .W486 2001
Title: Little black ant on Park Street / by Janet Halfmann ; illustrated by Kathleen Rietz.
Author: Halfmann, Janet
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, 2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows an ant through her first summer of helping gather food for her nestmates while trying to
avoid danger.
Call Number j: QL568.F7 H35 2009
Title: Little buggy / Kevin O'Malley.
Author: O'Malley, Kevin, 1961Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A young ladybug is determined to learn how to fly and, with the help of his father, he succeeds.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 Om1 2002
Title: The little Christmas tree / Andrea Skevington ; illustrations by Lorna Hussey.
Author: Skevington, Andrea.
Publication: Oxford, England : Lion, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A charming Christmas story about how a little evergreen tree sheltered the forest animals on the
first stormy Christman eve.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 Sk29 2002

Title: The little composter / Jan Gerardi.


Author: Gerardi, Jan
Publication: New York : Random House, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 1 -- Pre-readers.
Summary: Colorful pictures and simple text describe the process of making compost.
Call Number j: S654 .G47 2010
Title: The little crooked Christmas tree / Michael Cutting, Ron Broda.
Author: Cutting, Michael, 1929Publication: Buffalo, N. Y. : Firefly Books (U. S.), 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In reward for sheltering a dove family, a crooked little spruce tree is decorated for Christmas.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 C982 1995
Title: The little flower king / Kveta Pacovska ; [translated by Anthea Bell].
Author: Pacovska, Kveta.
Publication: New York : North-South Books, 1996, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A lonely king in search of a princess to become his queen finds one appearing within one of his
beloved tulips.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 P128 1996
Title: The little gardener / Jan Gerardi.
Author: Gerardi, Jan
Publication: New York : Random House, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 1 -- Pre-readers.
Summary: Colorful pictures and simple text describe how to create and care for a garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .G47 2012
Title: The little gardener's cookbook : a child's guide to gardening and cooking / written and illustrated by
Kathleen Bullock.
Author: Bullock, Kathleen, 1946Publication: Fountain Valley, Calif. : Best Sellers, 1986.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Instructions on how to cook with fruits and vegetables from the garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .B88 1986
Title: Little Green / Keith Baker.
Author: Baker, Keith, 1953Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A young boy paints the flight of a hummingbird as it zips, loops, and zigzags around his garden.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 B174 2001

Title: Little green fingers / written by Clare Chandler ; illustrated by Helen Holroyd ; designed by Wayne
Blades ; edited by Kay Barnham and Hazel Songhurst.
Author: Chandler, Clare.
Publication: Vancouver, B. C. [Canada] : Whitecap Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Step-by-step garden activities and nature crafts.
Call Number j: SB453 .C361 1996
Title: Little green thumbs / Mary An Van Hage ; illustrated by Bettina Paterson ; photographs by Lucy
Tizard.
Author: Van Hage, Mary An.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, 1996, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides ideas and instructions for projects that involve growing various kinds of plants during the
different seasons.
Call Number j: SB453 .V311 1996
Title: Little Lulu Ladybug / [story adaptation, Catherine Solyom ; illustrations, Janusz Obucki].
Author: Solyom, Catherine.
Publication: Montreal, Canada : Tormont, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A ladybug visits her friends in the garden. Book includes toy ladybug that can be moved along
cut-out pathways in the pages of this board book.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 So49 1999
Title: Little Owl's night / by Divya Srinivasan.
Author: Srinivasan, Divya
Publication: New York : Viking Childrens Books, 2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Little Owl enjoys a lovely night in the forest visiting his friend the raccoon, listening to the frogs
croak and the crickets chirp, and watching the fog that hovers overhead.
Call Number j: QL676.2.O8 S75 2011
Title: The little pumpkin book / [by Katharine Ross ; illustrated by Katy Bratun].
Author: Ross, Katharine, 1950Publication: [New York]: Random House, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Two children plant pumpkin seeds, watch the pumpkins grow and then make jack-o-lanterns and
pumpkin pie.
Call Number j: SB347 .R733 1992
Title: The little red flower / by Paul Tripp ; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. -Author: Tripp, Paul.

Publication: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday c1968.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Nothing ever grew in the dusty little town until Mr. Greenthumb arrived with a red flower in a
pot.
Call Number j: SB419 .T737 1968
Title: Little Sallie Sunflower / by Carro Frances Warren ; illustrations by H. Boylston Dummer.
Author: Warren, Carro Frances.
Publication: Philadelphia : D. McKay, c1914.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 W251 1914
Title: Little tree / e. e. cummings ; illustrated by Deborah Kogan Ray.
Author: Cummings, E. E., 1894-1962.
Publication: New York : Dragonfly Books, Crown Publishers, 1994, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The poet/individualist's ode to a small tree decorated for Christmas and proud to receive
admiring attention.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 C912 1994
Title: Little Yau : a Fuzzhead tale / Janell Cannon.
Author: Cannon, Janell, 1957Publication: San Diego : Harcourt, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code--Early readers.
Summary: When Trupp is poisoned, Little Yau and some of the other Fuzzheads don clothes and shoes and
venture into the world of humans, searching for the herb they need to make a cure.
Call Number j: QK99.A1 C164 2002
Title: The live bead : stories and fairy tales / Nina Pavlova ; drawings by Valery Alfeyevsky ; translated from
the Russian by James Riordan.
Author: Pavlova, Nina, 1897Publication: Moscow : Raduga Publishers, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Delightful fantasy tales about plants, children, animals, birds and insects.
Call Number j: QH81 .P289 1983
Title: The living earth / written and illustrated by Eleonore Schmid.
Author: Schmid, Eleonore.
Publication: New York : North-South Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The author introduces the complex ecosystem beneath our feet and reveals the ways in which
people depend upon the living earth.
Call Number j: QH541 .Sch52 1994

Title: Living sunlight : how plants bring the earth to life / by Molly Bang & Penny Chisholm ; illustrated by
Molly Bang.
Author: Bang, Molly.
Publication: New York : Blue Sky Press, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains the cyclical relationship between photosynthesis in plants and respiration in animals.
Call Number j: QK882 .B224 2009
Title: Lizards, frogs, and polliwogs : poems and paintings / by Douglas Florian.
Author: Florian, Douglas.
Publication: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, 2005, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of humorous poems about 21 different kinds of reptiles and amphibians.
Call Number j: QL644 .F663 2005
Title: A log's life / by Wendy Pfeffer ; illustrations by Robin Brickman.
Author: Pfeffer, Wendy, 1929Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduction to the life cycle of an oak tree.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, U6, P475, 1997
Title: The long journey of the little seed / written and illustrated by Annie Reiner.
Author: Reiner, Annie.
Publication: West Hollywood, Calif. : Dove Kids, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A little seed is thrilled when her dream about becoming a beautiful red rose comes true.
Call Number j: SB411 .R275 1996
Title: Look at a flower. Illustrated by the author.
Author: Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd, 1907Publication: New York : T.Y. Crowell Co. [1963]
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Information on classification, structure, and pollination of plants and descriptions of ten common
plant families.
Call Number j: QK653 .D752 1963
Title: Look at a tree / written by Eileen Curran ; illustrated by June Goldsborough.
Author: Curran, Eileen.
Publication: Mahwah, N.J. : Troll Associates, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Text and illustrations describe the different things that can be seen in or around various types of
trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .C936 1985

Title: Look inside a rainforest / [American translation by Alexandra E. Fischer ; based on the Italian text by
Giovanna Mantegazza ; illustrations by Carlo A. Michelini].
Author: Mantegazza, Giovanna.
Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Cutouts in board paper introduce animals and plants of New and Old World tropical rain forests,
comparing and contrasting them with temperate deciduous and coniferous forests.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 M318 1993
Title: Look inside a tree / text by Gina Ingoglia, based on the Italian text by Mario Gomboli ; illustrations by
Mario Gomboli.
Author: Ingoglia, Gina.
Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Cutouts in board pages allow students to look inside a tree as they read about the different parts
of a tree.
Call Number j: QK475 .In4 1989
Title: Look out Ladybug / illustrated by David Crossley ; [written by Roberta Mathieson & Sally Crabtree]
Author: Crossley, David.
Publication: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Follow Ladybug as she flies through the garden and encounters her friends. Illustrates such verbs
as "float," "leap," and "ride."
Call Number j: QL596.C65 C884 2001
Title: Look what I did with a leaf! / Morteza E. Sohi.
Author: Sohi, Morteza E.
Publication: New York : Walker, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides examples of different kinds of animals that can be made out of leaves and suggests
various uses for the finished product.
Call Number j: QK98.4.L31 So25 1993
Title: Looking at life : a course in environmental biology, stage 3 / J. A. Cameron ; with some sketches from
the author's notebooks.
Author: Cameron, J. A.
Publication: London : Nelson, 1972.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Subjects covered include life in the soil, fungus, seeds, animals, soil erosion, weather, and insects.
Simple projects corresponding to each subject are suggested at the end of each chapter.
Call Number j: QH308.7 .C145 1972

Title: Looking at plants / David Suzuki, with Barbara Hehner.


Author: Suzuki, David T., 1936Publication: New York, N.Y. : Warner Books, [1987], c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the characteristics, growth, and care of plants and provides experiments in working with
them.
Call Number j: QK54 .Su99 1985
Title: The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss.
Author: Seuss, Dr.
Publication: New York, Random House c1971.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The Lorax tries to stop the greedy Once-ler from destroying the Truffula forest.
Call Number j: SD411 .Se81 1971
Title: El Lorax / Dr. Seuss ; translated by Aida E. Marcuse.
Author: Seuss, Dr.
Publication: New York : Lectorum, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The Lorax tries to stop the greedy Once-ler from destroying the Truffula forest.
Call Number j: SD411 .Se81s 1993
Title: The lost flower children / Janet Taylor Lisle ; illustrated by Satomi Ichikawa.
Author: Lisle, Janet Taylor.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After their mother's death, Olivia and Nellie go to live with their great aunt, where they slowly
bring her overgrown and weedy old garden back to life, enabling them to adjust to a new life as well.
Call Number j: SB406 .L689 1999
Title: The lotus fairies / adapted by Xiao Ju ; drawings by Hu Libin.
Author: Xiao, Ju.
Publication: Beijing, China : Dolphin Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This story of five lotus fairy sisters and their adventure on earth serves to explain the origin of
lotus ponds.
Call Number j: SB423.4.N5 X47 1987
Title: The lotus seed / Sherry Garland ; illustrated by Tatsuro Kiuchi.
Author: Garland, Sherry.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A young Vietnamese girl saves a lotus seed and carries it with her everywhere to remember a
brave emperor and the homeland that she has to flee.
Call Number j: SB423 .G183 1993
Title: The love of Tiger Flower : a tale / by Robert Vavra ; around paintings by Fleur Cowles ; with a preface
by Princess Grace of Monaco.
Author: Vavra, Robert.
Publication: New York : William Morrow, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A tiger is transformed after he falls in love with a poppy flower.
Call Number j: QL795.T5 V47L 1980
Title: Luck with potatoes / story by Helen Ketteman ; illustrations by Brian Floca.
Author: Ketteman, Helen.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Hardscrabble Tennessee farmer Clemmon Hardigree's hard-luck changes when he plants seed
potatoes in Cow Hollow after his fat mountain cows cause the pasture to collapse.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 K511 1995
Title: Lucky ladybugs / by Gladys Conklin ; drawings by Glen Rounds. -Author: Conklin, Gladys.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1968.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Drawings and brief text describe the life cycle of the ladybug, what a ladybug eats, where it lives,
how it swarms, and how it benefits man.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 C761 1968
Title: Lucky leaf / Kevin O'Malley.
Author: O'Malley, Kevin, 1961Publication: New York : Walker & Co., c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After his mother tells him to stop playing video games and go outside, a boy tries to catch the last
leaf on a tree, thinking it will bring him luck.
Call Number j: QK649 .Om1 2004
Title: Lucy's secret / Mireille Levert.
Author: Levert, Mireille.
Publication: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Groundwood Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Lucy's Aunt Zinnia teaches her about growing flowers from seeds.
Call Number j: SB117 .L577 2004

Title: Ludlow grows up / by Foster & Erickson ; illustrations by Kerri Gifford.


Author: Foster, Kelli C.
Publication: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ludlow the tulip bulb is reluctant to grow up.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 F814 1996
Title: Lulu Crow's garden : a silly old story with brand-new pictures / by Lizi Boyd.
Author: Boyd, Lizi, 1953Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Rhyming nonsense verses about Lulu Crow in her garden with all her animal friends.
Call Number j: SB453 .B692 1998
Title: A luna moth's life / written and illustrated by John Himmelman.
Author: Himmelman, John.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Illustrations and simple text describe the life cycle of a luna moth.
Call Number j: QL541 .H576 1998
Title: Ma Jiang and the orange ants / by Barbara Ann Porte ; illustrated by Annie Cannon.
Author: Porte, Barbara Ann.
Publication: New York : Orchards Books, c2000
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ma Jiang and her mother trap and sell beneficial ants which protect orange trees from pests.
Call Number j: SB975 .P832 2000
Title: Maggie and the Ferocious Beast : the big carrot / Betty Paraskevas ; illustrated by Michael Paraskevas.
Author: Paraskevas, Betty.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000.
Reading Level: Ade code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Maggie, Hamilton, and the Ferocious Beast help a stubborn rabbit dig up a giant carrot which
becomes transformed into a bird house.
Call Number j: SB351.C3 P212 2000
Title: The magic bean tree : a legend from Argentina / retold by Nancy Van Laan ; paintings by Beatriz
Vidal.
Author: Van Laan, Nancy.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A young Quechuan boy sets out on his own to bring the rains back to his parched homeland and
is rewarded by a gift of carob beans that come to be prized across Argentina.
Call Number j: SB379.C3 V322 1998

Title: The magic gourd / Baba Wague Diakite.


Author: Diakite, Baba Wague.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After a greedy king steals Rabbit's magic gourd, Rabbit and Chameleon teach him a lesson about
the importance of generosity and friendship.
Call Number j: SB348 .D54 2003
Title: The magic hill / by A.A. Milne ; illustrated by Isabel Bodor Brown.
Author: Milne, Alan Alexander, 1882-1956.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Princess Daffodil's fairy godmother's wish for her is that flowers should grow wherever she goes.
Call Number j: SB406 .M635 2000
Title: The magic hummingbird : a Hopi folktale / collected and translated by Ekkehart Malotki ; narrated by
Michael Lomatuway'ma ; illustrated by Michael Lacapa.
Author: Malotki, Ekkehart.
Publication: Santa Fe, N. M. : Kiva Pub., c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A sunflower stalk turns into a hummingbird which brings corn and rainfall back to the land.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 M298 1996
Title: The magic leaf / by Winifred Morris ; illustrated by Ju-Hong Chen.
Author: Morris, Winifred.
Publication: New York : Atheneum, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When a foolish man believes he has become invisible from touching a magic leaf, he sneaks into
the mayor's private garden to view the peonies.
Call Number j: QK649 .M834 1987
Title: The magic maguey / Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Elisa Kleven.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Miguel figures out a way to save the beloved maguey plant in his Mexican pueblo.
Call Number j: QK83.2.C4 J648 1996
Title: The magic school bus plants seeds : a book about how living things grow / based on the episode from
the animated TV series produced by Scholastic Productions, Inc. ; based on The magic school bus series
written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen.
Author: Relf, Patricia.

Publication: New York : Scholastic Inc., c1995.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The magic school bus shows children how flowers get pollinated and produce seeds.
Call Number j: QK926 .R279 1995
Title: The magic tree, by James and Ruth McCrea. -Author: McCrea, James.
Publication: New York : Atheneum, c1965.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An unhappy princess discovers the joy of gardening after she watches the contented gardener
Bolo tending his fruit tree.
Call Number j: SB457 .M137 1965
Title: The magic tree / Nikola Osipov ; translated from the Russian by Galina Kmetyuk ; drawings by
Victor Kirillov.
Author: Osipov, Nikola.
Publication: Moscow : Raduga Publishers, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A collection of fictional stories about plants, animals and people living in various times and places
throughout the world.
Call Number j: QK83 .Os4 1984
Title: The magic tree : a folktale from Nigeria / by T. Obinkaram Echewa ; illustrated by E. B. Lewis.
Author: Echewa, T. Obinkaram.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Mbi, an orphan boy, is constantly asked to "do this" and "do that" by his many unkind relatives
until a special tree grows, just for him.
Call Number j: SB379.U3 Ec43 1999
Title: The magic tree : a tale from the Congo / adapted and illustrated by Gerald McDermott.
Author: McDermott, Gerald.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, 1994, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Retells a Congolese tale in which an ugly and unloved twin discovers a magic tree that gives him
everything he wants.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 M143 1994
Title: The magical garden of Claude Monet / Laurence Anholt.
Author: Anholt, Laurence.
Publication: Hauppauge, N.Y. Barrons Educational Series, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Julie crawls into a mysterious garden, she meets an old man tending the flowers. The gentle
gardener turns out to be the great artist, Claude Monet, and together they explore his magical world.

Call Number j: SB466.F91 An49 2003


Title: The magical starfruit tree ; a Chinese folktale / adapted by Rosalind C. Wang ; paintings by Shao Wei
Liu.
Author: Wang, Rosalind C.
Publication: Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A stingy peddler is chastised for his miserly ways by an old beggar who plants a magical starfruit
tree.
Call Number j: SB379.C2 W184 1993
Title: Magnificent monarchs / by Linda Glaser ; illustrated by Gay Holland.
Author: Glaser, Linda.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes, in simple text and illustrations, the physical characteristics, habits, and life cycle of the
monarch butterfly.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 G462 2000
Title: Make a garden / by Susannah Bradley ; illustrations by Maureen Galvani and Dee McLean.
Author: Bradley, Susannah.
Publication: New York : Exeter Books, 1986, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This clearly illustrated book contains basic gardening information, step-by-step projects, and
safety pointers for young gardeners.
Call Number j: SB453 .B728 1984
Title: Make a small tree house.
Publication: New York : Sterling, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A book of cut-outs to use in making a child's small garden tree house.
Call Number j: SB473.5.T7 M289 1999
Title: Make way for ducklings / by Robert McCloskey.
Author: McCloskey, Robert, 1914-2003.
Publication: New York : Viking Press, c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight
offspring.
Call Number j: QL676.2.D5 M132 1969
Title: Malinda Martha meets Mariposa : a star is born / written by Marcia Trimble ; illustrated by John Lund.
Author: Trimble, Marcia.

Publication: Los Altos Hills, Calif. : Images Press, c1999.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Faced with writing a story about summer vacation, Malinda Martha imagines herself directing a
backyard theater performance of the metamorphosis of a monarch butterfly.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 T735 1999
Title: Mama built a little nest / Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins.
Author: Ward, Jennifer, 1963Publication: New York : Beach Lane Books, 2014.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce different kinds of birds' nests, from the scrapes
falcons build on high, craggy ledges to the underground nests of burrowing owls.
Call Number j: QL675 .W213 2014
Title: The man who made parks : the story of parkbuilder Frederick Law Olmsted / Frieda Wishinsky ;
illustrated by Song Nan Zhang.
Author: Wishinsky, Frieda.
Publication: Plattsburgh, N. Y. : Tundra Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: A brief look at the life of landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed New-York
City's Central Park and who drafted the first plan for a public park in San Francisco.
Call Number j: SB470.O5 W757 1999
Title: Mangaboom / by Charlotte Pomerantz ; pictures by Anita Lobel.
Author: Pomerantz, Charlotte.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Daniel meets a giant woman named Mangaboom who lives in a mango tree and takes him to tea at
her auntie's house.
Call Number j: SB379.M2 .P771 1997
Title: Mangoes & bananas / [story, Nathan Kumar Scott ; art, T. Balaji].
Author: Scott, Nathan Kumar.
Publication: United Kingdom : Tara, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An Indonesian folktale about how a hungry monkey who loves bananas is tricked by mouse deer
who loves mangoes. Story is followed by a detailed explanation of the illustrations in the traditional Indian
textile art style called Kalamkari.
Call Number j: SB379.A1 Sc85 2006
Title: The mangrove tree : planting trees to feed families / Susan L. Roth & Cindy Trumbore ; collages by
Susan L. Roth.
Author: Roth, Susan L.
Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2011.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: A cumulative verse, alternating with additional narrative, describes the ecological and social
transformation resulting from the work of Dr. Gordon Sato, a Japanese American cell biologist who made
saltwater and desert land productive through the planting of mangrove trees in the tiny African country of
Eritrea.
Call Number j: SD397.M25 R742 2011
Title: Manzano, manzano! / por Mary Blocksma ; ilustrado por Sandra Cox Kalthoff ; version en espanol de
Alma Flor Ada.
Author: Blocksma, Mary
Publication: [United States] : Hampton-Brown, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The apple tree is a friend to all but longs for a true friend of its own.
Call Number j: SB363 .B56 1986
Title: Maple / Lori Nichols.
Author: Nichols, Lori
Publication: New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, c2014.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A nature-loving little girl's favorite playmate is her maple tree, until the day she's surprised with a
baby sister.
Call Number j: QK495.A17 N51 2014
Title: Maple moon / Connie Brummel Crook ; [illustrations by] Scott Cameron.
Author: Crook, Connie Brummel.
Publication: Toronto, Canada : Stoddart Kids, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After discovering that the sap from a maple tree is sweet and could be made into syrup, a
Missasauga Indian boy is honored by his tribe.
Call Number j: SB239.M3 C882 1997
Title: La mariposa monarca / David M. Schwartz ; fotografias de Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Photographs and brief text in Spanish describe the various stages in the life cycle of the monarch
butterfly. Includes simple activities.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 S96s 2001
Title: La mariquita malhumorada / Eric Carle.
Author: Carle, Eric.
Publication: New York : Harper Arco Iris, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: A grouchy ladybug who is looking for a fight challenges everyone she meets regardless of their
size or strength.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 C192 1996s
Title: The Market Lady and the mango tree / Pete and Mary Watson.
Author: Watson, Pete, 1948Publication: New York : Tambourine Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A sly merchant gets rich when she devises a contraption for collecting mangos, but a dream
teaches her a lesson about greed.
Call Number j: SB379.M2 W336 1994
Title: The marvelous maze / by Maxine Rose Schur ; illustrated by Robin DeWitt and Patricia DeWittGrush.
Author: Schur, Maxine.
Publication: Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When a clever prince has a beautiful maze garden constructed and decrees that he will marry the
princess who can find her way out, forty-three princesses try without success.
Call Number j: SB475 .Sch86 1995
Title: Mary Margaret's tree / Blair Drawson.
Author: Drawson, Blair.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: While working hard to plant her tree, a young girl imagines herself shrinking and she spends a
year observing nature in the tree's branches.
Call Number j: QK475 .D797 1996
Title: Maya, and the town that loved a tree / story by Kiki and Kathryn Shaw ; artwork by Kiki.
Author: Shaw, KiKi.
Publication: New York : Children's Universe, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As a city grows, the trees eventually do not survive, but a little girl named Maya makes the
citizens realize how important trees in a city are.
Call Number j: SB476.3.A1 Sh26 1992
Title: Maya's children : the story of La Llorona / Rudolfo Anaya ; illustrated by Maria Baca.
Author: Anaya, Rudolfo A.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Senor Tiempo tricks the Sun God's daughter and makes her destroy her children, who are born
from fruit and vegetable seeds planted in clay bowls.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Me8 An18 1997

Title: The maybe garden / Kimberly Burke-Weiner, author ; Fredrika Spillman, illustrations.
Author: Burke-Weiner, Kimberly, 1962Publication: Hillsboro, Or : Beyond Words, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A child uses Mother's ordinary suggestions for a garden as a springboard for imagining all sorts of
unique and creative garden ideas.
Call Number j: SB473.A4 B917 1992
Title: Mayeros : a Yucatec Maya family / George Ancona.
Author: Ancona, George.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and photographs present the life and customs of the descendants of the Maya now living in
the Yucatan Peninsula area of Mexico.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Me8 An22 1997
Title: Me and Mr. Mah / written by Andrea Spalding ; illustrated by Janet Wilson.
Author: Spalding, Andrea.
Publication: Custer, Wash. : Orca Book Publishers, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ian develops a friendship with his next-door neighbor, Mr. Mah, who grows sunflowers and
Chinese vegetables.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 Sp18 1999
Title: Meadow / photographed by Kim Taylor and Jane Burton ; written by Barbara Taylor.
Author: Taylor, Kim
Publication: New York : Dorling Kindersley, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines some of the animals and plants found in meadows, describing and illustrating their
lifestyles and interactions.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M4 T215 1992
Title: Meadowlands : a wetlands survival story / Thomas F. Yezerski.
Author: Yezerski, Thomas
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The history of the Meadowlands, from its pristine state, to its gradual transformation by European
settlers, to the pollution caused by industrialization, and the changes brought by environmental
organizations striving to protect it.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M3 Y49 2011
Title: Meat-eating plants / D.M. Souza.

Author: Souza, Dorothy M.


Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A detailed and clearly-illustrated description of carnivorous plants highlights the four methods by
which they trap their prey.
Call Number j: QK917 .So89 2002
Title: Meeting trees / by Scott Russell Sanders ; illustrations by Robert Hynes.
Author: Sanders, Scott Russell, 1945Publication: Washington, D. C. : National Geographic Society, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As a boy and his father walk in the woods near their home, they share what they know about the
bark, leaves, and fruit of the different species they see.
Call Number j: QK475 .Sa56 1996
Title: Messy Bessey's garden / by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by Richard Hackney ;
prepared under the direction of Robert Hillerich.
Author: McKissack, Pat, 1944Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Messy Bessey discovers that with proper care her garden will flourish.
Call Number j: SB453 .M217 1991
Title: Metamorphosis : changing bodies / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Defines metamorphosis and describes the process as it occurs in butterflies, insects, and frogs.
Call Number j: QL981 .K126 2005
Title: The microscope / by Maxine Kumin ; pictures by Arnold Lobel.
Author: Kumin, Maxine, 1925Publication: New York : Harper & Row, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Relates in rhyme the famous Dutch scientist's penchant for viewing things with a microscope,
through which he made remarkable observations.
Call Number j: QH31.L44 K961 1984
Title: The mighty asparagus / by V. Radunsky.
Author: Radunsky, Vladimir.
Publication: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When a large asparagus suddenly appears in the king's back yard, he enlists the help of several
people and animals, including a songbird, to get rid of it.

Call Number j: SB325 .R119 2004


Title: Mighty tree / story and pictures by Dick Gackenbach.
Author: Gackenbach, Dick.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Three seeds grow into three beautiful trees, each of which serves a different function in nature
and for people.
Call Number j: QK475 .G116 1992
Title: The milk makers / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Explains how cows produce milk and how it is processed before being delivered to stores.
Call Number j: QL795.C3 G352 1988
Title: The millets won't go home = Ku tzu pu hui chia ; The immortal palm = Hsien jen chang / [edited by
Emily Ching, Ko-Shee Ching and Theresa Austin].
Author:
Publication: Cerritos, Calif.: Wonder Kids Publications, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Two traditioanl Chinese tales: The first is about why millet grains must be carried to storage after
harvest; the second is about a hero who receives the gift of a magic cactus plant.
Call Number j: SB186 .M55 1991
Title: Mimosa : the sensitive plant / Millicent E. Selsam and Jerome Wexler.
Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York : Morrow, c1978.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and photographs describe the "sensitive plant," its rapid responses to heat and touch, and
how to grow it.
Call Number j: QK495.L521 M65, Se49, 1978
Title: Mind-boggling mazes and loopy labyrinths / [text and picture selection, Klaus Eid].
Author: Eid, Klaus.
Publication: Munich ; New York : Prestel, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A brief history of mazes and labyrinths and how they came to be used in gardens. Includes many
maze puzzles to navigate.
Call Number j: SB475 .Ei26 2004

Title: Minnesota wildflowers : a children's field guide to the state's most common flowers / text by Beverly
Magley ; illustrations by D. D. Dowden.
Author: Magley, Beverly.
Publication: Billings, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Common Minnesota wildflowers are described and illustrated with color drawings. They are
grouped by habitat and each habitat is also generally described.
Call Number j: QK168 .M273 1992
Title: The miracle of the first poinsettia : a Mexican Christmas story / written by Joanne Oppenheim ;
illustrated by Fabian Negrin.
Author: Oppenheim, Joanne.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Barefoot Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A retelling of a Mexican legend that describes the origin of the poinsettia plant. In this version, a
young girl has nothing to give the Christ child, but when the weeds she carries in her hands miraculously
transform into red flowers, she now has the perfect gift.
Call Number j: SB413.P63 Op5 2003
Title: Miranda's magic garden / Linda Atnip ; illustrated by Ann Rothan.
Author: Atnip, Linda, 1949Publication: Woodside, Calif. : Bluestar Communications, 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A lonely little girl gains friends and happiness when she listens to her dreams and helps her plants
grow a magic garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .At68 1997
Title: Mirandy and Brother Wind / by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Author: McKissack, Pat, 1944Publication: New York : Knopf, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In order to win first prize in the junior cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind to be her
partner.
Call Number j: QC931 .M217 1988
Title: Miss Bridie chose a shovel / by Leslie Connor ; illustrated by Mary Azarian.
Author: Connor, Leslie.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Miss Bridie emigrates to America in 1856 and chooses to bring a shovel, which proves to be a
useful tool throughout her life.
Call Number j: SB133 .C762 2004
Title: Miss Emma's wild garden / Anna Grossnickle Hines.

Author: Hines, Anna Grossnickle.


Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl asks about all the wild creatures that can be found in her older friend's garden, from
rabbits and woodchucks to butterflies and bees.
Call Number j: QL59 .H589 1997
Title: Miss gold 'n' silver ; Pearl rice / [edited by Emily Ching, Ko-Shee Ching and Theresa Austin].
Author:
Publication: Cerritos, Calif. : Wonder Kids Publications, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Two traditional Chinese tales: the first is about the origin of honeysuckle flowers; the second is
about the origin of corn.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 M57 1991
Title: Miss Jaster's garden / by N. M. Bodecker.
Author: Bodecker, N. M.
Publication: New York : Golden, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After getting caught in Miss Jaster's spring planting, the hedgehog discovers he has become a
four-legged, walking flower garden.
Call Number j: SB406 .B631 1972
Title: Miss Lady Bird's wildflowers : how a first lady changed America / by Kathi Appelt ; illustrated by Joy
Fisher Hein.
Author: Appelt, Kathi, 1954Publication: [New York] : HarperCollinsPublishers, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A biography of Lady Bird Johnson who, as the wife of President Lyndon Johnson, reminded
citizens about the importance of conserving natural resources and promoted the beautification of cities and
highways by planting wildflowers.
Call Number j: SB439 .Ap48 2005
Title: Miss Lilly and the hollyhock garden / written and illustrated by Mary A. Martin.
Author: Martin, Mary A.
Publication: Parkville, Mo. : M.A. Martin, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code2--Early readers.
Summary: This tale of the adventures of a hollyhock girl blown from her garden includes instructions for
planting a hollyhock garden and making hollyhock dolls.
Call Number j: SB413.H75 .M364 2001
Title: Miss Penny and Mr. Grubbs / Lisa Campbell Ernst.
Author: Ernst, Lisa Campbell.
Publication: New York : Bradbury Press, c1991.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: With the help of cooperative and hungry rabbits, jealous Mr. Grubbs sabotages the prize-winning
garden of his neighbor Miss Penny.
Call Number j: SB321 .Er66 1991
Title: Miss Rumphius / story and pictures by Barbara Cooney.
Author: Cooney, Barbara, 1917Publication: New York : Puffin Books, 1987, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As a child Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway
places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all
those things, the last being the most difficult of all.
Call Number j: SB413.L86 C783 1982
Title: The missing sunflowers / by Maggie Stern ; pictures by Donna Ruff.
Author: Stern, Maggie.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simon gets three sunflower plants from his bird-loving neighbor Mrs. Potter, only to have them
disappear one by one.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 St45 1997
Title: The Miwok of California / Jack S. Williams.
Author: Williams, Jack S.
Publication: New York : PowerKids Press, 2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book describes the origins, history, and culture of the Miwok people, who lived in the land
from the San Francisco Bay area to the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Call Number j: SB108.5 .W673m 2004
Title: Mojave / Diane Siebert ; paintings by Wendell Minor.
Author: Siebert, Diane.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Evokes the land and animals of the Mojave Desert in poetic text and illustrations.
Call Number j: QH105.C2 M64, Si15, 1988
Title: The mole sisters and the blue egg / written and illustrated by Roslyn Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Roslyn.
Publication: Toronto, [Ont., Canada] ; New York : Annick Press, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The mole sisters go on an adventure in a tree house.
Call Number j: SB473.5.T7 Sch95 2001

Title: The mole sisters and the busy bees / written and illustrated by Roslyn Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Roslyn.
Publication: Toronto, [Ont., Canada] ; New York : Annick Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Following a bee, the mole sisters go to a meadow and sniff flowers.
Call Number j: QK653 .Sch96 2000
Title: The mole sisters and the cool breeze / written and illustrated by Roslyn Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Roslyn.
Publication: Toronto, [Ont., Canada] ; New York : Annick Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The mole sisters play with dandelion leaves and flowers.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 T17, Sch95, 2002
Title: The mole sisters and the moonlit night / written and illustrated by Roslyn Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Roslyn.
Publication: Toronto, [Ont., Canada]; New York : Annick Press, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The mole sisters go out on an adventure on a moonlit night.
Call Number j: QH81 .Sch95 2001
Title: The mole sisters and the piece of moss / written and illustrated by Roslyn Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Roslyn.
Publication: Toronto, [Ont., Canada] ; New York : Annick Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The mole sisters find a piece of moss and play with it.
Call Number j: QK537 .Sch82 1999
Title: The mole sisters and the question / written and illustrated by Roslyn Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Roslyn.
Publication: Toronto, [Ont., Canada] ; New York : Annick Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The mole sisters compare themselves to other animals.
Call Number j: QL795.M5 Sch95 2002
Title: The mole sisters and the rainy day / written and illustrated by Roslyn Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Roslyn.
Publication: Toronto, [Ont., Canada] ; New York : Annick Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The mole sisters enjoy the outdoors after the rain stops.
Call Number j: S600.7.R35 Sch95 1999

Title: The mole sisters and the wavy wheat / written and illustrated by Roslyn Schwartz.
Author: Schwartz, Roslyn.
Publication: Toronto, [Ont., Canada] ; New York : Annick Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The mole sisters go on an adventure in a wheat field.
Call Number j: SB191.W5 Sch95 2000
Title: Molly's organic farm / by Carol L. Malnor and Trina L. Hunner ; illustrated by Trina L. Hunner.
Author: Malnor, Carol
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Wandering into a community organic farm, a homeless cat is adopted by the farmers and helps
out in her own way. End notes discuss organic farming and present related activities.
Call Number j: S605.5 .M297 2012
Title: Momotaro, the Peach Boy : a traditional Japanese tale / retold and illustrated by Linda Shute.
Author: Shute, Linda.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Found floating on the river inside a peach by an old couple, Momotaro grows up and fights the
terrible demons who have terrorized the village for years.
Call Number j: SB371 .Sh94 1986
Title: Monarch and milkweed / by Helen Frost and Leonid Gore.
Author: Frost, Helen, 1949Publication: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes how the lives of the milkweed plant and the monarch butterfly are intertwined.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 F929 2008
Title: Monarch butterfly / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle, body parts, and behavior of the monarch butterfly. Includes instructions
on how to raise a monarch.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 G355 1989
Title: Monarch butterfly / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens, 2001, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Photographs and brief text describe the various life stages in the life cycle of the monarch
butterfly.

Call Number j: QL561.D3 S96 2001


Title: Monarch butterfly of Aster Way / by Elizabeth Ring ; illustrated by Katie Lee.
Author: Ring, Elizabeth, 1920Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A monarch butterfly emerges from its chrysalis and makes its way across the United States to the
mountains of Mexico where it will spend the winter.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 R472 1999
Title: Monarch magic! : butterfly activities & nature discoveries / Lynn M. Rosenblatt.
Author: Rosenblatt, Lynn, 1945Publication: Charlotte, Vt. : Williamson, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Simple text and photographs depict the life cycle and metamorphosis of a monarch butterfly,
from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to emerging butterfly. Includes crafts and related activities.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 R723 1998
Title: Monarchs / Kathryn Lasky ; photographs by Christopher G. Knight.
Author: Lasky, Kathryn.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle and winter migrations of the eastern and western monarch butterflies and
the two towns that protect their winter habitats.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 L335 1993
Title: The money tree / Sarah Stewart ; illustrations by David Small.
Author: Stewart, Sarah.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In summer the leaves on the strange tree growing in Miss McGillicuddy's yard are harvested by
many people, but when Miss McGillicuddy thinks about needing firewood for the winter, she realizes the
tree may have another use.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 St49 1991
Title: The money tree = Jin qian shu ; The coxcomb = Ji guan hua / edited by Emily Ching, Ko-Shee Ching
and Theresa Austin.
Author:
Publication: Cerritos, Calif. : Wonder Kids Publications, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Two legendary stories. In the first story, Treasure Du the miser is punished to death by the
heavenly immortal for his harshness to the poor and is turned into an elm tree. In the second story, an old
rooster saves his master's life from a huge centipede and turns into a coxcomb plant when it dies.
Call Number j: QK495.U4 M66 1991

Title: The monkey and the crab / Saru Kani ; retold by Seishi Horio ; illustrated by Tsutomu Murakami ;
[translated by D.T. Ooka]
Author: Kani, Saru.
Publication: Union City, Calif. : Heian International ; c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Mr. Monkey is punished for eating all the persimmon fruit from Mrs. Crab's tree.
Call Number j: SB379.P4 K132 1985
Title: The monkey bridge / by Rafe Martin ; illustrated by Fahimeh Amiri.
Author: Martin, Rafe, 1946Publication: New York : Knopf, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this traditional Buddhist jataka tale, the Monkey King protects his subjects and teaches a
human king wisdom and compassion by giving him a fruit from a Treasure Tree.
Call Number j: SB379.A1 M365 1997
Title: Montana wildflowers : a children's field guide to the state's most common flowers / text by Beverly
Magley ; illustrations by D. D. Dowden.
Author: Magley, Beverly.
Publication: Billings, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Common Montana wildflowers are described and illustrated with color drawings. They are
grouped by habitat and each habitat is also generally described.
Call Number j: QK171 .M273 1992
Title: The moon princess = [Kaguyahime] / illustrations by Kancho Oda ; retold by Ralph F. McCarthy.
Author: McCarthy, Ralph F.
Publication: Tokyo : Kodansha International, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl raised in the humble home of a bamboo cutter grows up to be a wise and renowned
beauty but eventually she must return to her real home.
Call Number j: SB317.B2 M127 1996
Title: The moonflower / Peter Loewer and Jean Loewer.
Author: Loewer, H. Peter.
Publication: Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A brief look at some of nature's nocturnal behavior including the blooming of the moonflower,
how moths drink, how bats "see," and how vines climb. Includes a glossary and instructions for planting a
moonflower.
Call Number j: QK495 .C78 L825 1997

Title: Moon's cloud blanket / Rose Anne St. Romain ; illustrated by Joan C. Waites.
Author: St. Romain, Rose Anne.
Publication: Gretna, La. : Pelican Pub. Co., 2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this retelling of a Native American tale, the Moon weaves a blanket of clouds around a mother
and her children who are freezing atop a cypress tree, having sought shelter from a flood. Describes the
mythical origin of Spanish moss.
Call Number j: SB413.B7ti S8 2003
Title: Moonseed and mistletoe : a book of poisonous plants / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces plants that may cause skin irritation from touching, or cause illness or death from
tasting or eating.
Call Number j: SB617 .L562 1988
Title: Moose in the garden / Nancy White Carlstrom ; paintings by Lisa Desimini.
Author: Carlstrom, Nancy White.
Publication: [New York] : Harper & Row, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young child is delighted when Papa Moose visits the garden and eats almost all the vegetables.
Call Number j: SB321 .C197 1990
Title: More fun with nature : take-along guide
Publication: Minnetonka, Minn. : NorthWord Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces children to nature that might be found on a nature walk. Includes, berries, nuts,
seeds, birds, nests, eggs and rocks and minerals.
Call Number j: QH53 .M813 2002
Title: More nature in your backyard : simple activities for children / by Susan S. Lang, with the staff of
Cayuga Nature Center ; illustrated by Sharon Lane Holm.
Author: Lang, Susan S.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides instructions for simple science experiments and nature activities to be performed in the
backyard.
Call Number j: QH53 .L256m 1998
Title: More than just a flower garden / photos and text by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Kuhn, Dwight
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Silver Press, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: Describes the living things in a flower garden, focusing on the dynamic variety of plants and the
creatures that depend on them. Includes tips for starting your own flower garden.
Call Number j: QL59 .K955 1990
Title: More than just a vegetable garden / photos and text by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Kuhn, Dwight
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Silver Press, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and photos present life among the animals and plants in a vegetable garden. Also gives
instructions for starting your own vegetable garden indoors.
Call Number j: SB321 .K955 1990
Title: Morning glories / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Yuko Sato.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the lives of morning glories and the stages of development leading to the production of
their delicate flowers.
Call Number j: QK495.C78 J637 1985
Title: Morning glory Monday / Arlene Alda ; illustrated by Maryann Kovalski.
Author: Alda, Arlene, 1933Publication: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Tundra Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl makes her Italian immigrant mother happy by planting morning glories outside their
tenement window.
Call Number j: SB413 M67 AL21 2003
Title: Morning in the garden / by Heather J. Gondek ; illustrated by Mercedes McDonald.
Author: Gondek, Heather J.
Publication: [Woodbury, N.Y.] : Barron's, 2002, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Lift the flaps or watch the pop-ups to see the animals and plants wake up in the morning.
Call Number j: SB453 .G586 2001
Title: Moss gown / by William H. Hooks ; illustrated by Donald Carrick.
Author: Hooks, William H.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Candace's fortune changes when her tattered dress made of Spanish moss turns into a beautiful
gown.
Call Number j: SB413.B7ti H764 1987

Title: Mosses / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Masana Izawa.


Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the characteristics and development of mosses.
Call Number j: QK537 .J637 1983
Title: Mosses and liverworts / written by Theresa Greenaway.
Author: Greenaway, Theresa, 1947Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Focuses on varieties and life cycles of mosses and liverworts in different climates and habitats.
Call Number j: QK533 .G828 1992
Title: The most beautiful roof in the world : exploring the rainforest canopy / Kathryn Lasky ; photographs
by Christopher G. Knight.
Author: Lasky, Kathryn.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the work of Dr. Meg Lowman, director of research at Selby Gardens in Sarasota,
Florida, in the rainforest canopy, an area unexplored until the last ten years and home to previously unknown
species of plants and animals.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 L335 1997
Title: Mother Earth and her children : a quilted fairy tale / Sibylle von Olfers ; illustrated by Sieglinde
Schoen Smith ; translated by Jack Zipes.
Author: Olfers, Sibylle, 1881-1916.
Publication: Elmhurst, Ill. : Breckling Press, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mother Earth's children, who have been sleeping all winter awake and experience the new life, the
color, and the joys of spring and the seasons to come.
Call Number j: QK644 .OL2m 2007
Title: Moths. Illustrated by Nils Hogner.
Author: Hogner, Dorothy Childs
Publication: New York, Crowell [1964]
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A survey of the better known members of the moth family describing their beneficial and warmful
effects on man as well as their anatomy, reproduction, relatives, and enemies.
Call Number j: QL544 .H6795 1964
Title: The mountain that loved a bird / by Alice McLerran ; pictures by Eric Carle.
Author: McLerran, Alice, 1933Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1985.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: By planting seeds, a beautiful bird brings life to a lonely, barren mountain.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M65 M225 1985
Title: Mouse & Mole and the year-round garden / by Doug Cushman.
Author: Cushman, Doug.
Publication: New York : Scientific American Books for Young Readers, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two friends, Mouse and Mole, work in their garden and learn about the natural world during each
season of the year.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s C959 1994
Title: The Mouse and the apple / by Stephen Butler.
Author: Butler, Stephen, 1962Publication: London : Frances Lincoln, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Other animals come and go while Mouse waits patiently for a ripe apple to fall from a tree.
Call Number j: SB363 .B978 1994
Title: Mouse finds a seed / Nicola Moon ; illustrated by Anthony Morris.
Author: Moon, Nicola.
Publication: London : Pavilion, 1996, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Following the advice of his family and friends, Mouse plants a seed and watches it develop into a
sunflower.
Call Number j: SB117 .M778 1995
Title: Mr. Carey's garden / by Jane Cutler ; pictures by G. Brian Karas.
Author: Cutler, Jane.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: All of his neighbors have suggestions for how to get rid of the snails in his garden, but Mr. Carey
isn't interested.
Call Number j: SB998.S7 C976 1996
Title: Mr. Goethe's garden / by Diana Cohn ; illustrated by Paul Mirocha.
Author: Cohn, Diana.
Publication: Great Barrington, Mass. : Bell Pond Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: While learning to draw flowers in the garden of famous author, artist, and naturalist, Johann
Wolfgang von Goethe, Anna comes to appreciate the natural world. Includes a biographical summary of
Goethe's life and work.
Call Number j: QK31.G5 C661 2003

Title: Mr. Hiroshi's garden / by Maxine Trottier ; illustrated by Paul Morin.


Author: Trottier, Maxine.
Publication: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: While visiting her grandmother for the summer in Vancouver, Mary, a young girl from the prairies
befriends her neighbor, Mr. Hiroshi and helps him with his garden. After Mr. Hiroshi is interned due to the
second World War, Mary promises to take care of his garden.
Call Number j: SB458 .T76 2006
Title: Mr. Willowby's Christmas tree / by Robert Barry.
Author: Barry, Robert.
Publication: New York : Doubleday Book for Young Readers, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mr. Willowby's Christmas tree is too tall, so he trims off the top and gives the top to the upstairs
maid for her tree, and she finds it too tall, so she cuts off the top, which the gardener uses for his tree, but it
is too tall ...
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 B279 1991
Title: Mrs. McGinty and the bizarre plant / story and pictures by Gavin Bishop.
Author: Bishop, Gavin, 1946Publication: Auckland, N.Z. ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mrs. McGinty makes friends with her neighbors after she plants a giant cucumber in her garden.
Call Number j: SB337 .B541 1981
Title: Mrs. Morgan's lawn / Barney Saltzberg.
Author: Saltzberg, Barney.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 1998, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mrs. Morgan, who is very fussy and protective about her lawn, confiscates all the soccer balls,
baseballs, and other kinds of balls that land there while neighborhood children are playing.
Call Number j: SB433 .Sa37 1998
Title: Mrs. Rose's garden / Elaine Greenstein.
Author: Greenstein, Elaine.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Children, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Mrs. Rose grows a prize crop of vegetables guaranteed to win all the blue ribbons at the
County Fair, she is inspired to a generous act involving the gardens of her friends.
Call Number j: SB321 .G854 1996
Title: Mrs. Spitzer's garden / Edith Pattou ; illustrated by Tricia Tusa.
Author: Pattou, Edith.

Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt, c2001.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Every year a teacher starts a garden from seed given to her by the school principal.
Call Number j: SB453 .P278 2001
Title: Mrs. Terwilliger's coloring book / illustrated by Jean E. Stiles ; designed, written and edited by Joan
Linn Bekins.
Author: Stiles, Jean E.
Publication: Tiburon, Calif. : Elizabeth Terwilliger Nature Education Foundation, c1978.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Line drawings accompany simple explanations about wildlife that children can see in Marin
County.
Call Number j: QH105.C2 A1, St53, 1978
Title: Mushroom / Barrie Watts.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Silver Burdett, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the parts of mushrooms and how these fungi grow.
Call Number j: QK617 .W349 1986
Title: Mushroom in the rain / by Mirra Ginsburg ; pictures by Jose Aruego & Ariane Dewey ; adapted from
the Russian of V. Suteyev.
Author: Ginsburg, Mirra.
Publication: New York : Aladdin Books, 1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: How can an ant, butterfly, mouse, sparrow, and rabbit all take shelter from the rain under the
same mushroom when, at first, there was only room for the ant?
Call Number j: QK617 .G435 1990
Title: The mushroom man / by Ethel Pochocki ; illustrated by Barry Moser.
Author: Pochocki, Ethel, 1925Publication: New York : Green Tiger Press, 1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A lonely worker in a mushroom factory finds the friend he longs for when he meets a mole in the
park and takes him home to share his dinner.
Call Number j: QK617 .P75 1993
Title: Mushrooms / Jason Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Jason, 1942Publication: Vero Beach, Fla. : Rourke Enterprises, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction to mushroom types, characteristics, habitats, and uses.
Call Number j: QK617 .C786 1991

Title: Mushrooms / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Masana Izawa.


Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses how mushrooms and other fungi get their food, grow, and produce more of their own
kind.
Call Number j: QK617 .J637 1982
Title: Muskrat, Muskrat, eat your peas! / Sarah Wilson.
Author: Wilson, Sarah.
Publication: New York : Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: After Muskrat's family meticulously plants, waters, and harvests peas, Muskrat doesn't want any.
Call Number j: SB343 .W697 1989
Title: Mustard : a journey to love / story and paintings by Jessel Miller.
Author: Miller, Jessel.
Publication: Napa, Calif. : Jessel Gallery, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A woman falls in love with a farmer after she plants a garden with the seeds he gives her.
Call Number j: S519 .M615 1998
Title: My backyard garden / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides explicit information on how to start a vegetable garden and how to maintain it month by
month throughout the year.
Call Number j: SB321 .L561 1998
Title: My day in the garden / Miela Ford ; pictures by Anita Lobel.
Author: Ford, Miela.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A young girl and her friends spend the day dressing up like the insects and animals they find in
the garden.
Call Number j: QL59 .F754 1999
Title: My father's hands / by Joanne Ryder ; illustrated by Mark Graham.
Author: Ryder, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A girl's father digs in the garden, finding and presenting for inspection such wonders as a round
gold beetle and a leaf-green mantis.
Call Number j: QL467 .R975 1994
Title: My favorite tree : terrific trees of North America / written & illustrated by Diane Iverson.
Author: Iverson, Diane.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the traits and uses of twenty-six North American trees, from the ash to the yew, and
describes notable or historic specimens.
Call Number j: QK481 .Iv3 1999
Title: My first Chinese New Year / Karen Katz.
Author: Katz, Karen.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2 - - Early readers.
Summary: The symbols of Chinese New Year are explained as a family prepares for the celebration.
Call Number j: QK83.2.L8 K159 2004
Title: My first garden / story by Julia Allen ; pictures by Bob Reese.
Author: Allen, Julia.
Publication: Provo, Utah : Aro Publishing, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A girl and boy prepare the soil, plant corn, tend their first garden, and watch the corn grow.
Call Number j: SB191 .M2 AL53 1993
Title: My first garden / Tomek Bogacki.
Author: Bogacki, Tomek.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2000.
Reading Level:
Summary: Inspired by hearing that a garden used to grow in the yard in front of his house, a boy recreates it
with loving care.
Call Number j: SB453 .B633 2000
Title: My first garden / [by Wendy Lewison ; illustrated by Miki Sakamoto].
Author: Lewison, Wendy Cheyette.
Publication: New York : Little Simon, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Come along with a mother and daughter as they dig up soil and water seeds to make their very
first vegetable garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .L589 2009
Title: My first garden book / writer Albie Celfe ; illustrator Mitzi McCarthy.

Author: Celfe, Albie.


Publication: New York : Avon Books, 1992, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book is devoted to garden-oriented craft projects, which are prefaced by illustrative stories
in rhyme.
Call Number j: SB453 .C33 1992
Title: My first garden book / Angela Wilkes.
Author: Wilkes, Angela S.
Publication: New York : Knopf, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Clear text and photographs demonstrate how to collect seeds and grow vegetables, fruits, herbs,
succulents, and flowers in pots, hanging baskets, window boxes, and other containers.
Call Number j: SB417 .W652 1992
Title: My first garden : nasturtiums / Derek and Sandra Rangecroft.
Author: Rangecroft, Derek.
Publication: New York : Dell Publishing, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Nasturtium seeds are supplied together with nasturtium lore and instructions for children to grow
their own flowers.
Call Number j: SB413.N37 R163 1993
Title: My first garden : pumpkins / Derek and Sandra Rangecroft.
Author: Rangecroft, Derek.
Publication: New York : Bantam Doubleday, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Pumpkin seeds are supplied together with instructions for children to grow their own pumpkins.
Call Number j: SB347 .R163 1993
Title: My first garden : sunflowers / Derek and Sandra Rangecroft.
Author: Rangecroft, Derek.
Publication: New York : Dell Publishing, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Sunflower seeds are supplied together with sunflower lore and instructions for children to grow
their own sunflowers.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 R163 1993
Title: My first garden : tomatoes / Derek and Sandra Rangecroft.
Author: Rangecroft, Derek.
Publication: New York : Dell Publishing, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tomato seeds are supplied with tomato lore and instructions for children to grow their own
tomatoes.

Call Number j: SB349 .R163 1993


Title: My first nature book / Angela Wilkes.
Author: Wilkes, Angela S.
Publication: New York : Knopf, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code--2 Early readers.
Summary: Provides an introduction to nature through a variety of simple indoor and outdoor activities
including collecting seeds, feeding birds, watching a butterfly grow, and others.
Call Number j: QH48 .W652 1990
Title: My flower / Brian Wildsmith.
Author: Wildsmith, Brian.
Publication: Oxford, [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A butterfly shoos away all the animals which are attracted to its flower.
Call Number j: QL541 .W647 2000
Title: My garden / Kevin Henkes.
Author: Henkes, Kevin.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl
imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of
beach balls.
Call Number j: SB453 .H389 2010
Title: My garden = Mi jardin / Rebecca Emberley.
Author: Emberley, Rebecca
Publication: New York : Little, Brown, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An introduction to things commonly found in the yard or garden, presented in both English and
Spanish.
Call Number j: SB453 .E45 2005
Title: My great-grandmother's gourd / by Cristina Kessler ; illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop.
Author: Kessler, Cristina.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Residents of a Sudanese village rejoice when a traditional water storage method is replaced by
modern technology, but Fatima's grandmother knows there is no substitute for the reliability of the baobab
tree.
Call Number j: QK495.B66 A4, K485, 2000

Title: My hand pruners / by Joanne Barkan ; illustrated by Jody Wheeler.


Author: Barkan, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Warner Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Book, shaped like hand pruners, describes simple pruning operations and shows examples of
shrubs that require pruning.
Call Number j: SB125 .B24 1990
Title: My hand rake / by Joanne Barkan ; illustrated by Jody Wheeler.
Author: Barkan, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Warner Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Book shaped like a hand rake, demonstrates use of rake and shows examples of vegetables that can
be planted.
Call Number j: SB133 .B24h 1990
Title: My indoor garden / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses how to care for plants indoors, including plant selection, propagation, watering, light,
temperature, humidity, pests, diseases, and equipment.
Call Number j: SB419 .L562 1999
Title: My island and I : nature of the Caribbean / Alfonso Silva Lee ; illustrated by Alexis Lago.
Author: Silva Lee, Alfonso.
Publication: Saint Paul : PANGAEA, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Provides an illustrated description of the Caribbean island and their inhabitants.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 L44 2002
Title: My ladybug / by Herbert H. Wong and Matthew F. Vessel ; illustrated by Marie Nonnast Bohlen.
Author: Wong, Herbert H.
Publication: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A brief introduction to the characteristics, habits, and different species of ladybugs.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 W846 1969
Title: My life as a dragonfly : swimmer to flyer! / by William S. Cruscial ; illustrations by Katherine Dorman.
Author: Cruscial, William S.
Publication: Salem, Or. : Sawtooth Press, 1996, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the life cycle of a dragonfly in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho.
Call Number j: QL520.2.I3 C888 1996

Title: My mother talks to trees / Doris Gove ; illustrated by Marilynn H. Mallory.


Author: Gove, Doris.
Publication: Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code --Advanced readers.
Summary: Although embarrassed when her mother stops and talks to all the trees on their walk, a girl joins
her in admiring their leaves, flowers, needles, and seeds and recognizes them as a source of beauty.
Call Number j: QK484.S84 G746 1999
Title: My nana's remedies = Los remedios de mi nana / by Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford ; illustrations by Edna
San Miguel.
Author: Rivera-Ashford, Roni Capin.
Publication: Tucson, Arizona : Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A little girl tells how her grandmother makes medicinal teas and warm drinks for her and her little
brother when they are not feeling well. Includes glossary of medicinal plants used in the Sonoran Desert
region.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Na6sw R58 2002
Title: My pop-up garden friends / Rod Campbell.
Author: Campbell, Rod, 1945Publication: New York : Macmillan, 1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A child observes a caterpillar, snail, and other creatures in the garden. Features pop-up and
movable illustrations.
Call Number j: QL59 .C153 1993
Title: My trowel / by Joanne Barkan ; illustrated by Jody Wheeler.
Author: Barkan, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Warner Books, c1990.
Reading Level:
Summary: Book, shaped like a trowel, demonstrates use of the trowel for planting and show examples of
herbs that can be planted.
Call Number j: SB133 .B24 1990
Title: My Uncle Nikos / by Julie Delton ; illustrated by Marc Simont.
Author: Delton, Julie.
Publication: New York : Crowell, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Helena has a special relationship with her Uncle Nikos, who lives in a village in the mountains of
Greece, in a small house with a large garden.
Call Number j: SB466.G93 D388 1983

Title: My watering can / by Joanne Barkan ; illustrated by Jody Wheeler.


Author: Barkan, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Warner Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Book shaped like a watering can, demonstrates watering flower gardens and depicts examples of
flowering plants.
Call Number j: S612 .B24 1990
Title: Mysteries & marvels of plant life / Barbara Cork ; designed by Anne Sharples ; illustrated by Ian
Jackson ... [et al.] ; cartoons by John Shackell.
Author: Cork, Barbara
Publication: Tulsa, OK : EDC Pub. ; London : Usborne, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A detailed look at the amazing, mysterious, and unexplained aspects of plants.
Call Number j: QK914 .C813 1983
Title: Nama Kwa's garden / written by Mary Clanahan ; illustrated by Jacqui Taylor.
Author: Clanahan, Mary.
Publication: Cape Town : Struik, 2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This folktale for children, inspired by the magical transformation of Namaqualand each spring
from near desert to fairyland flower carpets, tells the story of villagers' creation of a surprise garden as a gift
for their chief.
Call Number j: QK396 .C529 2005
Title: The name of the tree : a Bantu folktale ; retold by Celia Barker Lottridge ; illustrated by Ian Wallace.
Author: Lottridge, Celia Barker.
Publication: New York : Margaret McElderry Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When the other animals fail at the task, the slow but wise turtle finds a way to obtain the bountiful
fruits of a magic tree.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Af8 L918 1989
Title: Nana's garden.
Author: Williams, Sophy.
Publication: New York : Viking, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Thomas ventures into his grandmother's garden and meets a girl ghost named Rose.
Call Number j: SB453 .W675 1993
Title: Nantu, Aujujai : Nantu nuya Aujujai najanarmauri = Nantu y Auju : de como la luna y el pajaro Potoo
fueron creados = Nantu and Auju : how the moon and Potoo bird came to be / mito contado por/myth
retold by Alejandro Taish Mayaprua ; [concepto original/original concept, Maria Isabel Endara, Cristina
Serrano].

Author: Mayaprua, Alejandro Taish


Publication: Monterey, Calif. : Arutam Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The retelling of the Achuar creation myth about how greed caused Nantu and Auju, a hunter and
his gardener wife, to separate. Nantu becomes the Moon and Auju becomes the Potoo Bird, and their
separation caused Heaven and Earth to separate. Also contains explanations and illustrations of aspects of
Achuar culture.
Call Number j: QK83 .M39 2004
Title: Napi / story by Antonio Ramirez ; pictures by Domi.
Author: Ramirez, Antonio.
Publication: Toronto : Groundwood Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: As Napi's grandfather tells stories beneath the ceiba tree, Napi slips into her dream world filled
with colors, trees, and herons.
Call Number j: QK495.B66, C4, R145, 2004
Title: Native plants / Barbara Mullins ; illustrated by Betty Maloney.
Author: Mullins, Barbara G.
Publication: Sydney : Hodder and Stoughton, 1985.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Thoughly discusses the native flora of Australia with pictures and illustrations.
Call Number j: QK431 .M917n 1985
Title: Nature and the environment / Doris Faber and Harold Faber.
Author: Faber, Doris, 1924Publication: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Examines the life stories of twenty-six individuals from around the world who made notable
contributions as naturalists, conservationists, or environmentalists.
Call Number j: QH26 .F112 1991
Title: Nature art with Chiura Obata / by Michael Elsohn Ross ; illustrations by Wendy Smith.
Author: Ross, Michael Elsohn, 1952Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Describes the life and work of nature artist and Japanese American Chiura Obata. Inclues tips on
how readers can make their own nature art.
Call Number j: QK98.Ob3 R733 2000
Title: Nature crafts for kids / Gwen Diehn & Terry Krautwurst.
Author: Diehn, Gwen, 1943Publication: New York : Sterling Pub., c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: Nature crafts and activities for every season are accompanied by articles about the natural world.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 D563n 1992
Title: Nature did it first! / Susan E. Goodman ; photographs by Dorothy Handelman.
Author: Goodman, Susan E., 1952Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Photographs provide examples of human inventions that have been borrowed from nature.
Call Number j: QH48 .G624 2003
Title: Nature hide & seek : jungles / John Norris Wood ; illustrated by Kevin Dean, John Norris Wood.
Author: Wood, John Norris.
Publication: New York : Knopf, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Folds and flaps hide thirty jungle animals introduced by the text.
Call Number j: QH541.5.J8 W85 1987
Title: Nature in your backyard : simple activities for children / by Susan S. Lang, with the staff of Cayuga
Nature Center ; illustrated by Sharon Lane Holm.
Author: Lang, Susan S.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Simple projects, experiments, and activities introduce children to the natural world.
Call Number j: QH53 .L256 1995
Title: Nature loves a detective : activities for children at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden / [written and
designed by Mary Carroll ... et al. ; original illustrations by Dorie Hutchinson, Karen Paust].
Author:
Publication: [Santa Barbara, Calif.] : Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This guide and activities book allows children to be nature detectives as they follow clues that
take them through the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
Call Number j: QH53 .N219 1992
Title: The nature trail book of trees & leaves / Ingrid Selberg ; [illustrated by John Barber ... [et al.]].
Author: Selberg, Ingrid.
Publication: London : Usborne, 1977.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: An illustrated guide to everything about trees, including information about flowers, buds, bark,
pests, and a guide to recognizing common trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .Se48 1977

Title: The nature trail book of wild flowers / written by Sue Tarsky ; series editor Sue Jacquemier ;
consultant editors Sally Heathcote, Jean Mellanby ; designed by Nick Eddison ; illustrated by David Ashby
... [et al.].
Author: Tarsky, Sue.
Publication: London : Usborne, 1976.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A basic field guide designed to help identify wildflowers, with plenty of practical advice on
exploring the countryside and performing nature-based experiments.
Call Number j: QK281 .T177 1976
Title: Nature's great balancing act in our own backyard / E. Jaediker Norsgaard ; photographs by Campbell
Norsgaard.
Author: Norsgaard, Ernestine Jaediker.
Publication: New York : Dutton, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the interrelationship of all the creatures and plants in nature, using a backyard as the
habitat example.
Call Number j: QH541.5.G3 N81 1990
Title: Nature's green umbrella : tropical rain forests / Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the climatic conditions of the rain forest as well as the different layers of plants and
animals that comprise the ecosystem.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 G352 1994
Title: Nature's patchwork quilt : understanding habitats / Mary Miche ; illustrations by Consie Powell.
Author: Miche, Mary.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces numerous key concepts in natural science, and the back material offers activities and
ideas for teaching.
Call Number j: QH541 .M53 2012
Title: Nature's tricksters : animals and plants that aren't what they seem / by Mary Batten ; illustrated by Lois
Lovejoy.
Author: Batten, Mary.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books ; Boston : Little, Brown, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the use of trickery and camouflage by many animal species to protect themselves, to
obtain food, and to attract mates.
Call Number j: QH546 .B321 1992

Title: Naturescapes : a three-dimensional field guide to woods, forests, meadows, & marshes / Shirley Felts &
Jill Bailey.
Author: Felts, Shirley.
Publication: New York : Viking Kestrel, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and pop-up illustrations present information on deciduous and coniferous forests, grasslands,
ponds, and marshes, and the plant and animal life which such natural communities can support.
Call Number j: QH48 .F348 1988
Title: Nest / Jorey Hurley.
Author: Hurley, Jorey
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2014.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A simple depiction of a year in the life of a bird.
Call Number j: QL676.5 .H935 2014
Title: A nest full of eggs / by Priscilla Belz Jenkins ; illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell.
Author: Jenkins, Priscilla Belz
Publication: New York, NY : HarperCollins, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes how the American robin prepares her nest, lays her eggs, and waits patiently on her
nest keeping the eggs warm until they are ready to hatch.
Call Number j: QL676 .J415 1995
Title: A nest in springtime : a bilingual book of numbers / Belle Yang.
Author: Yang, Belle
Publication: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: With the arrival of spring, wild geese nest and hatch eggs for the reader to count in this bilingual
story that introduces Chinese numbers and other common words.
Call Number j: QL676.2.G4 Y16 2012
Title: Nestor fait son jardin / Pittau & Gervais.
Author: Pittau, Francesco.
Publication: [Paris] : Seuil Jeunesse, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Nestor plants and grows a garden. Pop-up, lift-up, and pull features make this French language
tale interactive.
Call Number j: SB453 .P588 1999
Title: New junior garden book / by Felder Rushing.
Author: Rushing, Felder, 1952Publication: Des Moines, Iowa : Meredith Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: The reader learns how things grow and how to make more than 40 garden projects: including a
sunflower house, a scarecrow, or his or her very own jungle.
Call Number j: SB453 .R895 1999
Title: Nibbles : a green tale / by Charlotte Middleton.
Author: Middleton, Charlotte
Publication: New York : Marshall Cavendish Children, 2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Every guinea pig in Dandeville loves to eat dandelion leaves until there is only one plant left, and
Nibbles secretly and carefully tends this treasure until he can share the seeds with his community.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 M584 2010
Title: Nicky the nature detective / pictures by Lena Anderson ; text by Ulf Svedberg ; translated by Ingrid
Selberg.
Author: Svedberg, Ulf, 1935Publication: Stockholm ; New York : R & S Books, 1988, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Nicky, the nature dective, gives you information about insects, plants, etc. at different seasons of
the year. Includes humorous illustrations.
Call Number j: QH48 .Sv22 1985
Title: The night gardener / a scary story by Jonathan Auxier.
Author: Auxier, Jonathan.
Publication: New York : Amulet Books, c2014.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced reader.
Summary: Irish orphans Molly, fourteen, and Kip, ten, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling
manor house where nothing is quite what it seems to be.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 Au29 2014
Title: Night life of the yucca : the story of a flower and a moth / Katherine B. Hauth ; illustrations by Kay
Sather.
Author: Hauth, Katherine B., 1940Publication: Boulder, Colo. : Harbinger House, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This poetic narrative explains the process of symbiosis and pollination through a description of
the relationship between the yucca plant and the yucca moth.
Call Number j: QL561.P57 H297 1996
Title: The night life of trees / [adapted & edited from the original Hindi narratives by Gita Wolf and Sirish
Rao ; art:] Bhajju Shyam, Durga Bai and Ram Singh Urveti.
Author: Wolf, Gita.
Publication: Chennai, India : Tara Publishing, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: This book is a tribute to the majesty of trees, and to old ways of relating to the natural world.
Each painting is accompanied by its own poetic tale, myth or lore -- narrated by the artists themselves
recreating the familiarity and awe with which the Gond people of central India view the cosmos. Silkscreened by hand on black paper.
Call Number j: QK475 .W83 2006
Title: Night tree / Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Ted Rand.
Author: Bunting, Eve, 1928Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A family makes its annual pilgrimage to decorate an evergreen tree with food for the forest
animals at Christmastime.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 B886 1991
Title: Nightwatch : nightlife in the tropical rain forest / [written by Peter Riley and Sherry Gerstein ;
illustrations by Barry Croucher and Brin Edwards ; photography, Bruce Coleman ... et al.]
Author: Riley, Peter D.
Publication: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Children's Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code--Advanced readers.
Summary: The flora and fauna of rain forests around the world is presented in text and pictures.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 R454 1999
Title: No more vegetables! / Nicole Rubel.
Author: Rubel, Nicole.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After tending to her family, a young girl finally develops an appetite for vegetables.
Call Number j: SB321 .R822 2002
Title: Noah's trees / Bijou Le Tord.
Author: Le Tord, Bijou.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Noah plants trees, nurtures them, and finally harvests them to build his ark.
Call Number j: SB435.5 .L569 1999
Title: Noggin and Bobbin in the garden / written and illustrated by Olivier Dunrea.
Author: Dunrea, Olivier.
Publication: Glenview, Ill. : Scott, Foresman, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Noggin and Bobbin plant and harvest vegetables and fruits from their garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .D923 1995

Title: Nora's roses / Satomi Ichikawa.


Author: Ichikawa, Satomi.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After watching other people pick and carry off most of her roses while she is sick in bed, Nora
draws a rose which she gets to keep.
Call Number j: SB411 .Ic3 1993
Title: A North American rain forest scrapbook / Virginia Wright-Frierson.
Author: Wright-Frierson, Virginia.
Publication: New York : Walker and Co., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced reader.
Summary: Presented in the form of a scrapbook, the book describes the author's exploration of a North
American temperate rain forest in Washington State and the plants and animals she found there.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27na W937 1999
Title: North Carolina wildflowers : a children's field guide to the state's most common flowers / text by
Beverly Magley ; illustrations by D. D. Dowden.
Author: Magley, Beverly.
Publication: Billlings, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Common North Carolina wildflowers are described and illustrated with color drawings. They are
grouped by habitat and each habitat is also generally described.
Call Number j: QK178 .M273 1993
Title: The not so itsy-bitsy spider : a pop-up book / illustrated by Yumi Heo ; [written by Dawn Bentley ;
paper engineered by Dennis Meyer and Jose Seminario].
Author: Heo, Yumi.
Publication: Santa Monica, Calif. : Piggy Toes Press, [1999?]
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The insects flee when itsy-bitsy spider shows up at their garden party. The book has tabs,
textures, and pop-ups.
Call Number j: QL451 .H41 1999?
Title: Notes of a nature photographer / Anatoly Rogozhkin ; translated from the Russian by Raisa Bobrova.
Author: Rogozhkin, Anatoly Georgievich.
Publication: Moscow : Raduga Publishers, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: "Nature conservation is the duty of all citizens of our country" states the author who is a biologist
in the Soviet Union. The text and photographs are based upon his extensive travel throughout his country
and include descriptions of the natural environment of the tundra, taiga forests, mountains, steppes and
deserts.
Call Number j: QH75.5.R8 R635 1988

Title: Nursery crimes / Arthur Geisert.


Author: Geisert, Arthur.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: How the Jambonneau family catch the thief who has stolen their topiary turkeys.
Call Number j: SB463 .G45 2001
Title: The nutmeg princess / written by Richardo Keens-Douglas ; illustrated by Annouchka Galouchko.
Author: Keens-Douglas, Richardo.
Publication: [Toronto] : Annick Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After they meet the Nutmeg Princess, Petal and Aglo work hard to make nutmeg the most
important crop on the Isle of Spice.
Call Number j: SB307.N8 K253 1992
Title: The oak / written by Andrienne Soutter-Perrot ; illustrated by Eleonore Schmid ; [text adapted and
edited from the French language by Kitty Benedict].
Author: Soutter-Perrot, Andrienne.
Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Creative Editions, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the physical features of a deciduous oak tree, how it reproduces, and where it grows.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, So89, 1993
Title: The oak tree / Laura Jane Coats.
Author: Coats, Laura Jane.
Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Over a period of twenty-four hours, people and animals interact with an oak tree growing in
California's Central Valley.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, U6c, C632, 1987
Title: The oak tree / by Paula Z. Hogan ; illustrations by Kinuko Craft.
Author: Hogan, Paula Z.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Presents a simple explanation of the life cycle of the oak tree.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, A1, H678, 1991
Title: Oak tree / by Gordon Morrison.
Author: Morrison, Gordon C.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the impact of the changing seasons on an old oak tree and the life that surrounds it.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, U6, M834, 2000

Title: Observing bees and wasps / [Hidetomo Ota]


Author: Oda, Hidetomo.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Raintree Publishers, 1989, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the life cycle, behavior patterns, and habitats of various species of wasps and bees.
Call Number j: QL568.V5 Od1 1986
Title: Ocean sunlight : how tiny plants feed the seas / by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm ; illustrated by
Molly Bang.
Author: Bang, Molly.
Publication: New York : Blue Sky Press, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains how all life on the Earth depends, directly or indirectly, on light from the sun.
Call Number j: QK882 .B224o 2012
Title: Oddhopper opera : a bug's garden of verses / Kurt Cyrus.
Author: Cyrus, Kurt.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of poems about the activities of a variety of different bugs which flourish in a garden
from early spring to late fall.
Call Number j: QL467 .C97 2001
Title: The ogres' magic clubs = Tokkaebi pangmangi ; The tiger and the dried persimmons = Horangi wa
kokkam / [adapted by Duane Vorhees & Mark Muller ; illustrated by Kim Yon-kyong]
Author: Vorhees, Duance.
Publication: Elizabeth, N.J. ; Seoul, Korea : Hollym, 1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2-- Early readers.
Summary: Two Korean folktales. The first is about a young man whos scares ogres by cracking a hazelnut;
the second is about a tiger who fears being eaten by a persimmon.
Call Number j: QK83 .V914o 1990
Title: Oh say can you seed? : all about flowering plants / by Bonnie Worth ; illustrated by Aristides Ruiz.
Author: Worth, Bonnie.
Publication: New York : Random House, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Plants and their uses are described in an simple rhyming text in the style of Dr. Seuss.
Call Number j: QK49 .W899 2001
Title: The Ohlone of California / Jack S. Williams.
Author: Williams, Jack S.
Publication: New York : PowerKidsPress, 2003.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: Describes the culture, government, arts, and religion of the Ohlone people of the central
California coastal region.
Call Number j: SB108.5 .W673 2003
Title: Old Elm speaks : tree poems / by Kristine O'Connell George ; illustrated by Kate Kiesler.
Author: George, Kristine O'Connell.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A collection of short, simple poems which present images relating to trees in various
circumstances and throughout the seasons.
Call Number j: QK475 .G293 1998
Title: The old lady and the birds / Tony Johnston ; pictures by Stephanie Garcia.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In her garden in Mexico, an old lady enjoys watching the birds and warning the cat to leave them
alone.
Call Number j: SB466.M3 J648 1994
Title: The old man who made the trees bloom / Hanasaka Jijii; retold by Tamizo Shibano, illustrated by
Bunshu Iguchi.
Author: Jijii, Hanasaka.
Publication: Union City, Calif. : Heian, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This Japanese folk fable illustrates greed and unselfishness in the natures of two neighbors. A tree
motif recurs throughout the story.
Call Number j: SB366 .J562 1985
Title: The old tree / Ruth Brown.
Author: Brown, Ruth, 1941Publication: London : Walker, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this beautifully illustrated book, an old tree inhabited by many creatures is marked for cutting.
The resident animals save the tree by transforming the paint mark into a bird house.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 B814 2007
Title: Oliver's landing / written by Rebecca Johnson ; photographs by Steve Parish.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca.
Publication: Archerfield, Queensland, Australia : Steve Parish Publishing, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An Australian gliding squirrel who couldn't glide saved a forest and an endangered species, which
let him recognize and accept that being different can be a very good thing.

Call Number j: QL737.M3 J636 2003


Title: Oliver's vegetables / by Vivian French ; illustrated by Alison Bartlett.
Author: French, Vivian.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other
than potatoes.
Call Number j: SB321 .F889 1995
Title: On Meadowview Street / Henry Cole.
Author: Cole, Henry, 1955Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Upon moving to a new house, young Caroline and her parents encourage wildflowers to grow and
birds and animals to stay in their yard, which soon has the whole suburban street living up to its name.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M4 C674 2007
Title: On the wing : bird poems and paintings / by Douglas Florian.
Author: Florian, Douglas.
Publication: San Diego : Voyager Books/Harcourt, 2000, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of poems about 21 different kinds of birds.
Call Number j: QL676 .F663 2000
Title: Once there was a tree / by Natalia Romanova ; illustrated by Gennady Spirin.
Author: Romanova, Natalia.
Publication: New York : Dial Books, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An old stump attracts many living creatures, even man, and when it is gone, a new tree attracts
the same creatures, who need it for a variety of reasons.
Call Number j: QK475 .R662 1985
Title: Once upon a lily pad : froggy love in Monet's garden / by Joan Sweeney ; illustrated by Kathleen Fain.
Author: Sweeney, Joan, 1930Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The story of Claude Monet's painting of the water lilies in his garden, Giverny, is told from the
viewpoint of a resident frog family.
Call Number j: SB466.F91 Sw35 1995
Title: Once upon a tree : life from treetop to root tips / written and illustrated by James B. Nardi.
Author: Nardi, James B., 1948-

Publication: Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1994, c1993.


Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Examines the diverse life one can find on a tree and relates how the various plants and animals
coexist.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 N166 1993
Title: Once when the world was green / Jan Wahl ; illustrated, Fabricio Vandenbroeck.
Author: Wahl, Jan.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When his vanity and greed cause him to needlessly kill animals, Corn Grower almost loses his
precious life with his wife, Moon-Sun, and their son, Small Ears.
Call Number j: QH75 .W125 1996
Title: One bean / by Anne Rockwell ; pictures by Megan Halsey.
Author: Rockwell, Anne F.
Publication: New York : Walker and Co., c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes what happens to a bean as it is soaked, planted, watered, repotted, and eventually
produces pods with more beans inside.
Call Number j: SB327 .R593 1998
Title: One child, one seed : a South African counting book / Kathryn Cave ; photographs by Gisele
Wulfsohn.
Author: Cave, Kathryn.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, in association with Oxfam, 2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A counting book that also gives us an understanding of South African culture.
Call Number j: QK661 .C315 2003
Title: One day in the alpine tundra / Jean Craighead George ; illustrations by Walter Gaffney-Kessell.
Author: George, Jean Craighead, 1919Publication: New York : Harper Collins, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Relates a boy's adventure when he is alone on the alpine tundra of Wyoming's Teton Mountains
on a stormy day.
Call Number j: QK938.T8 G293 1984
Title: One day in the desert / by Jean Craighead George ; illustrated by Fred Brenner.
Author: George, Jean Craighead, 1919Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains how the animal and human inhabitants of the Sonoran Desert of Arizona adapt to and
survive the desert's merciless heat.

Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 G291 1983


Title: One day in the prairie / by Jean Craighead George ; illustrated by Bob Marstall.
Author: George, Jean Craighead, 1919Publication: New York : HarperTrophy, 1996, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers
Summary: The animals on a prairie wildlife refuge sense an approaching tornado and seek protection before
it touches down and destroys everything in its path.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P7 G293 1996
Title: One day in the tropical rain forest / by Jean Craighead George ; illustrated by Gary Allen.
Author: George, Jean Craighead, 1919Publication: New York : Harper Collins, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced reader.
Summary: The future of the Rain Forest of the Macaw depends on a scientist and a young Indian boy as they
search for a nameless butterfly during one day in the rain forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27sav G293 1990
Title: One day in the woods / by Jean Craighead George ; illustrated by Gary Allen.
Author: George, Jean Craighead, 1919Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Rebecca discovers many things about plant and animal life when she spends the day in Teatown
Woods in the Hudson Highlands of New York looking for the ovenbird.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 G293 1988
Title: One good apple : growing our food for the sake of the earth / Catherine Paladino.
Author: Paladino, Catherine.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Discusses the problems created buy the use of pesticides to grow food crops and the benefits of
organic farming.
Call Number j: S605.5 .P171 1999
Title: One grain of rice : a mathematical folktale / Demi.
Author: Demi.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja
is outwitted by a clever village girl.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 D395 1997
Title: One green mesquite tree / by Gisela Jernigan ; illustrated by E. Wesley Jernigan.
Author: Jernigan, Gisela, 1948Publication: Tucson, Ariz. : Harbinger House, 1992, c1989.

Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.


Summary: Introduces the numbers one through twenty in rhymed text and illustrations describing various
plants and animals of the desert.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 J482 1989
Title: One leaf fell / by Toby Speed ; illustrated by Minerva McIntyre.
Author: Speed, Toby.
Publication: New York : Stewart, Tabori, & Chang, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Follows the day-to-day life of a fallen leaf as it provides transportation, housing, and other
services to various animals.
Call Number j: QK649 .Sp32 1993
Title: One leaf rides the wind : counting in a Japanese garden / by Celeste A. Mannis ; illustrated by Susan
Hartung.
Author: Mannis, Celeste A.
Publication: New York : Viking, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this collection of haiku poems, a young girl walks through a Japanese garden and discovers
many delights, from one leaf to ten stone lanterns. Includes notes about Japanese religion and philosophy.
Call Number j: SB458 .M316 2002
Title: One little seed / by Elaine Greenstein.
Author: Greenstein, Elaine.
Publication: New York : Viking, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Follows a sunflower seed from the time it is planted until it grows and blossoms.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 G854 2004
Title: One small garden / Barbara Nichol ; illustrated by Barry Moser.
Author: Nichol, Barbara Susan Lang.
Publication: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Tundra Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Through a collection of vignettes, the author explores the varieties of plants and animals that
inhabit one small garden.
Call Number j: SB455 .N514 2001
Title: One small place in a tree / by Barbara Brenner ; illustrated by Tom Leonard.
Author: Brenner, Barbara
Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A child visitor observes as one tiny scratch in a tree develops into a home for a variety of
woodland animals over many years, even after the tree has fallen.
Call Number j: QK475 .B751o 2004

Title: One small square backyard / by Donald M. Silver ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.
Author: Silver, Donald M., 1947Publication: New York : Scientific American Books for Young Readers, W. H. Freeman, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains how to observe and explore plants, animals, and their interactions in your own backyard.
Call Number j: QH48 .Si39 1993
Title: One tree / [written by Leslie Bockol ; illustrated by Jillian Phillips]
Author: Bockol, Leslie.
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : InnovativeKids ; c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Follows a tree through the seasons as it plays host to woodland creatures in the spring and
summer, loses its berries and leaves in fall and winter, and begins the seasonal cycle when spring returns.
Call Number j: QK475 .B635 2009
Title: One, two, tree! / Anushka Ravishankar, Sirish Rao ; [illustrated by] Durga Bai.
Author: Ravishankar, Anushka.
Publication: [New Delhi] : Tara Pub., c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: This visually stunning read-aloud book invites young children to count the improbable number of
animals that clamber up an ever expanding tree. Illustrated with art from the Gond tribal tradition of central
India.
Call Number j: QK475 .R38 2003
Title: One watermelon seed / story by Celia Barker Lottridge ; pictures by Karen Patkau.
Author: Lottridge, Celia Barker.
Publication: Toronto, Canada : Stoddart Kids, 1997, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Pictures and simple words describe the work of two children as they make a garden and harvest
the vegetables and fruit they have grown.
Call Number j: SB321 .L918 1997
Title: One yellow daffodil : a Hanukkah story / David Adler ; pictures by Lloyd Bloom.
Author: Adler, David A.
Publication: San Diego : Gulliver Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: During Hanukkah two children help a florist who survived the Holocaust to once again embrace
his religious traditions.
Call Number j: SB443 .Ad59 1995
Title: Orange / written and illustrated by Susan Banta.
Author: Banta, Susan.

Publication: Racine, Wis. : Western Publishing Co., c1994.


Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Orange-shaped board book describes how oranges grow and their many uses.
Call Number j: SB370.O7 B228 1994
Title: Oranges / by Zack Rogow ; pictures by Mary Szilagyi.
Author: Rogow, Zack.
Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Describes the long journey and the combined labor of many people that it takes to bring a single
orange from the tree to the table.
Call Number j: SB370.07 R635 1988
Title: Oranges on Golden Mountain / by Elizabeth Partridge ; illustrated by Aki Sogabe.
Author: Partridge, Elizabeth.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Jo Lee leaves China for California and brings with him orange cuttings which he plants and
nurtures.
Call Number j: SB370.07 P258 2001
Title: Orchids / written by Deni Bown.
Author: Bown, Deni.
Publication: Oxford, [England] : Heinemann Children's Reference, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses and illustrates all aspects of orchids: their distribution, morphology, biology, ecology,
history, culture, and uses.
Call Number j: QK495.O64 A1 B685 1991
Title: Orchids / written by Deni Bown.
Author: Bown, Deni.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, c1992.
Reading Level:
Summary: Describes the largest family of flowering plants, the Orchidaceae, focusing on structure, habitats,
varieties, pollination and germination, breeding and cultivation, and threats to survival.
Call Number j: SB409 .B685 1992
Title: Oregon wildflowers : a children's field guide to the state's most common flowers / text by Beverly
Magley ; illustrations by D. D. Dowden.
Author: Magley, Beverly.
Publication: Billings, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Common Oregon wildflowers are described and illustrated with color drawings. They are
grouped by habitat and each habitat is also generally described.

Call Number j: QK182.A1 M273 1992


Title: The organic adventures of Tucker the tomato / Rey Ortega and Amanda Moeckel.
Author: Ortega, Ray.
Publication: Sacramento : Sun King Publishing, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tucker the tomato falls off a delivery truck and meets many creatures on the journey to reunite
with his fellow organic tomatoes.
Call Number j: SB349 .Or8 2003
Title: La oruga muy hambrienta / Eric Carle.
Author: Carle, Eric.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very
large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.
Call Number j: QL541 .C192s 1994
Title: El otono / Nuria Roca ; [ilustraciones] Rosa M. Curto.
Author: Roca, Nuria.
Publication: Barcelona : Edebe, 2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the various facets of the fall season, including activities and celebrations, through
simple questions and answers.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa R63 2005
Title: Our big home : an earth poem / by Linda Glaser ; illustrated by Elisa Kleven.
Author: Glaser, Linda.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the water, air, soil, sky, sun, and more shared by all living creatures on Earth.
Call Number j: QH81 .G462 2000
Title: Our California / Pam Munoz Ryan ; illustrated by Rafael Lopez.
Author: Ryan, Pam Munoz.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Takes the reader on an imaginary trip through California while offering information about the
history and geography of the major cities and towns.
Call Number j: QH105.C2 A1, R958, 2008
Title: Our community garden / written and illustrated by Barbara Pollak.
Author: Pollak, Barbara.

Publication: Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words Pub., c2004.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A diverse group of people in San Francisco shares the work and fun of a community garden.
Call Number j: SB457.33.C2 S4, P76, 2004
Title: Our school garden! / by Rick Swann ; illustrated by Christy Hale.
Author: Swann, Rick.
Publication: Bellevue, Wash. : Readers to Eaters, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A story about children working in the school garden teaches facts about the growth cycle,
gardening, food supply, and working together. Includes other resources for those interested in starting a
school garden.
Call Number j: SB457 .Sw24 2012
Title: Our shadow garden / by Cherie Foster Colburn ; art by the children of the Children's Cancer Hospital
at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Author: Colburn, Cherie Foster, 1960Publication: Houston, Tex. : Bright Sky Press, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A grandchild surprises a beloved grandmother with a night-blooming garden where she can work
while she is ill. Includes facts and resources related to gardening.
Call Number j: SB454.N63 C672 2009
Title: Our tree named Steve / Alan Zweibel ; illustrated by David Catrow.
Author: Zweibel, Alan.
Publication: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In a letter to his children, a father recounts memories of the role Steve, the tree in their front
yard, has played in their lives.
Call Number j: QK475 .Z92 2005
Title: Out on a limb : riddles about trees and plants / by Scott K. Peterson ; pictures by Susan Slattery
Burke.
Author: Peterson, Scott K.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2-- Early readers.
Summary: A collection of riddles about trees and other plants, including "What tree has the most bark? A
dogwood."
Call Number j: QK475 .P442 1990
Title: The Outside Inn / by George Ella Lyon ; illustrated by Vera Rosenberry.
Author: Lyon, George Ella, 1949Publication: New York : Orchard Books, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: The rhyming verse presents all sorts of "appetizing" meals to be had outdoors, including "puddle
ink to drink," "gravel crunch for lunch," and "worms and dirt for dessert."
Call Number j: QL59 .L995 1991
Title: Outside your window : a first book of nature / Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Mark Hearld.
Author: Davies, Nicola, 1958Publication: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the sights and sounds of the changing seasons, along city streets and in country
meadow.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s D287 2012
Title: Over in the garden / by Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Kenneth J. Spengler.
Author: Ward, Jennifer, 1963Publication: Flagstaff, Ariz. : Rising Moon, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Over in the garden, mother insects and their children enjoy various activities from morning sun to
evening moon.
Call Number j: QL59 .W213 2002
Title: Over under in the garden : an alphabet book / by Pat Schories.
Author: Schories, Pat.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The letters of the alphabet are illustrated by paintings of flowers, fruits, plants, and animals.
Call Number j: SB407 .Sch66 1996
Title: Owl babies / by Martin Waddell ; illustrated by Patrick Benson.
Author: Waddell, Martin.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Three baby owls want their mommy to come back.
Call Number j: QL676.2.O8 W117 1996
Title: Owl in the garden / by Berniece Freschet ; pictures by Carol Newsom.
Author: Freschet, Berniece.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: As dawn slides into morning, the birds and animals of the garden become excited about Bluejay's
allegedly stolen peanuts.
Call Number j: QL676.5 .F892 1985
Title: Pablo's tree / by Pat Mora ; illustrated by Cecily Lang.

Author: Mora, Pat.


Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Each year on his birthday, a young Mexican American boy looks forward to seeing how his
grandfather has decorated the tree he planted on the day the boy was adopted.
Call Number j: SB435.5 .M791 1994
Title: Paddington Bear in the garden / Michael Bond ; pictures by R.W. Alley.
Author: Bond, Michael.
Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins Publishers, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Paddington builds a rock garden with the help of construction workers.
Call Number j: SB459 .B64 2002
Title: Paddington's garden / Michael Bond ; illustrated by John Lobban.
Author: Bond, Michael.
Publication: [New York] : HarperFestival, 1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Paddington makes a rock garden in the Browns' backyard.
Call Number j: SB459 .B64 1993
Title: Paleo bugs : survival of the creepiest / written and illustrated by Timothy J. Bradley.
Author: Bradley, Timothy J.
Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: If you think today's insects are creepy, wait till you see what wriggled and slithered through the
world hundreds of millions of years ago! Learn how insects survived catastrophic events that completely
wiped out other creatures and see which of their strange adaptations can still be found in insects today.
Call Number j: QL434 .B73 2008
Title: Panda / written and illustrated by Susan Bonners.
Author: Bonners, Susan.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Book Services, c1978.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the life of a giant panda from her birth until, at six years old, she is fully grown and
awaiting the birth of her first cub.
Call Number j: SB317.B2 B643 1978
Title: The paper princess finds her way / Elisa Kleven.
Author: Kleven, Elisa.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After the girl who drew her grows older and no longer plays with her, a paper princess lets the
wind carry her off with Monarch butterflies migrating to Mexico.

Call Number j: QL561.D3 K679 2003


Title: Paperwhite / written and illustrated by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Lucy and Miss Mamie while away the long hours of winter in various ways while waiting for a
paperwhite narcissus bulb to grow and bring them spring.
Call Number j: SB413.D12 W155 2000
Title: The paradise garden / Colin Thompson.
Author: Thompson, Colin Edward.
Publication: New York : Knopf, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early gardens.
Summary: Tired of his mother's shouting and the noise of the city, Peter runs away to a beautiful garden,
where he stays until he finds a way to bring a part of it home with him in this beautifully illustrated fantasy.
Call Number j: SB455 .T372 1998
Title: Park / Deni Bown ; illustrated by Wendy Meadway.
Author: Bown, Deni.
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England Wayland, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This book is a description of things to see and do in a park during the four seasons of the year.
Call Number j: SB481 .B685 1989
Title: The park bench / by Fumiko Takeshita ; illustrated by Mamoru Suzuki ; translated by Ruth A. Kanagy.
Author: Takeshita, Fumiko, 1957Publication: Brooklyn, N. Y. : Kane/Miller Book Publishers, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: All through the sunny day the white bench in the park provides pleasure for the many people who
come by, from the old man taking a walk to the children playing in the park.
Call Number j: SB481 .T139 1988
Title: Park scientists : gila monsters, geysers, and grizzly bears in America's own backyard / Mary Kay
Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman.
Author: Carson, Mary Kay.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2014.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Meet up with scientists studying geysers, grizzlies, salamanders, cacti, and fireflies in some of
America's most treasured places: our national parks.
Call Number j: SB482.A4 .C23 2014
Title: Parks for the people : the life of Frederick Law Olmsted / Julie Dunlap.

Author: Dunlap, Julie


Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Presents the life of the American journalist and landscape designer, discussing his early love of
nature, his winning award for the design of Central Park, his humanitarian work on Civil War camps, and his
numerous other designs in urban areas around the country.
Call Number j: SB470.O5 .D86 2011
Title: The parrot and the fig tree / illustrated by Michael Harman.
Publication: Oakland, Calif. : Dharma Pub., c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A parrot who dwells happily in a fruitful fig tree is tested for his loyalty to the tree by Shakra, king
of the gods, who causes the tree to dry up.
Call Number j: SB365 .P249 1990
Title: The parrot Tico Tango / written and illustrated by Anna Witte.
Author: Witte, Anna.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Barefoot Books, 2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A cumulative rhyme in which a greedy parrot keeps taking fruit from the other creatures of the
rainforest until he can hold no more.
Call Number j: SB379.A1 W783 2004
Title: Parsley / by Ludwig Bemelmans.
Author: Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962.
Publication: New York, Harper & Row, c1955.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A pine tree growing on the edge of an abyss grew so twisted that the lumbermen never cut it
down, and it was able to provide shelter for an old stag.
Call Number j: QK494.5.P66 P4 B423 1955
Title: Pat the bunny : in the garden.
Publication: New York : Golden Book, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Pat the bunny shows how children can enjoy a garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .P27 1999
Title: Patch in the garden / Jo Lodge.
Author: Lodge, Jo
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Patch the dog explores his garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .L821 1996

Title: Patty's pumpkin patch / Teri Sloat.


Author: Sloat, Teri.
Publication: New York : Putnam's, 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This story in rhyme about a girl who plants pumpkins and watches them grow has A-Z
illustrations of pumpkin patch animals.
Call Number j: SB347 .SL52 1999
Title: The pea blossom / retold and illustrated by Amy Lowry Poole.
Author: Poole, Amy Lowry.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In a garden near Beijing, five peas in a shell grow and wait to discover what fate has in store for
them.
Call Number j: SB343 .P785 2005
Title: The pea patch jig / Thacher Hurd.
Author: Hurd, Thacher.
Publication: New York : Crown, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Despite being picked with the lettuce and almost ending up in a salad, Baby Mouse refuses to stay
out of Farmer Clem's garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .H935 1986
Title: Pea pod babies / Karen Baicker & [illustrated by] Sam Williams.
Author: Baicker, Karen.
Publication: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Handprint Books, c2003.
Reading Level:
Summary: When three babies who are growing in a garden tire of everyone saying they are just alike, they
pop free of their pod, set off on their own adventures, and prove that each is unique.
Call Number j: SB343 .B149 2003
Title: The Peaceable Kingdom : story by Ewa Zadrzynska ; illustrations by Tomek Olbinski ; painting from
the Brooklyn Museum.
Author: Zadrzynska, Ewa.
Publication: New York : M. M. Art Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When three wild animals are found in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, everyone is disturbed except
two children who know that the animals live in the painting, the Peaceable Kingdom, which is in the
Brooklyn Museum.
Call Number j: QK73.B7 Z12 1993
Title: Peach & Blue / by Sarah S. Kilborne ; paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher.

Author: Kilborne, Sarah S.


Publication: New York : Knopf , c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A frog helps a peach see the world and the peach shows the frog sights he has never seen before.
Call Number j: SB371 .K551 1994
Title: Peach blossom spring : adapted from a Chinese tale / by Fergus M. Bordewich ; illustrated by Yang
Ming-Yi.
Author: Bordewich, Fergus M.
Publication: New York : Green Tiger Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this retelling of a traditional Chinese tale, a grove of blossoming peach trees leads a fisherman
to an earthly paradise.
Call Number j: SB371 .B645 1994
Title: Peach boy : a Japanese legend / retold by Gail Sakurai ; illustrated by Makiko Nagano.
Author: Sakurai, Gail.
Publication: [Mahwah, N.J.] : Troll Associates, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When an old couple finds a baby inside a peach floating on the river, they raise him as their son,
and he grows up to fight the terrible demons who have terrorized the village.
Call Number j: SB371 Sa29 1994
Title: Peach heaven / Yangsook Choi.
Author: Choi, Yangsook.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The white peaches grown in Puchon are the best in all South Korea, and a rare treat for a little girl
who lives in the town, who dreams of a peach orchard where she can eat as much of the delicious but
expensive fruit as she wishes. After weeks of heavy downpours, the sky begins to rain peaches and the girl
finds herself in peach heaven, until she remembers the farmers who have lost their harvest and decides she
must help them. The story is a recollection from the author's early childhood.
Call Number j: SB371 .C452 2004
Title: The peach tree / written by Norman Pike ; illustrated by Robin & Patricia DeWitt.
Author: Pike, Norman.
Publication: Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When his peach tree is threatened by aphids, Farmer Pomeroy brings in a horde of ladybugs to
save the tree and restore the balance of nature.
Call Number j: QL496 .P635 1983
Title: Peanut [by] Millicent E. Selsam. Photos. by Jerome Wexler.
Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912-

Publication: New York, Morrow [1969]


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and photographs describe how a peanut plant grows and is harvested and the many
ways it is used.
Call Number j: SB351.P3 Se49 1969
Title: Peanuts / Claire Llewellyn.
Author: Llewellyn, Claire.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c1998.
Reading Level:
Summary: Presents facts about the peanut, including where and how it is grown, harvested, marketed, and
processed.
Call Number j: SB351.P3 L77 1998
Title: Pearl plants a tree / story and pictures by Jane Breskin Zalben.
Author: Zalben, Jane Breskin.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This story of Pearl and Grandpa planting an apple tree introduces Arbor Day, Tu b'Shvat, and
other tree-planting holidays around the world.
Call Number j: SB476.3.A4a Z14 1995
Title: Pearl's first prize plant / story and illustrations by A. Delaney.
Author: Delaney, A.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A young girl plants a seed, watches it grow, and takes the flowering plant to the county fair.
Call Number j: SB441 .D373 1997
Title: Pearl's marigolds for Grandpa / story and pictures by Jane Breskin Zalben.
Author: Zalben, Jane Breskin.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl copes with the death of her grandfather by planting marigolds. Includes information
about funeral customs of various religions.
Call Number j: SB413.M37 Z14 1997
Title: People of corn : a Mayan story / retold by Mary-Joan Gerson ; pictures by Carla Golembe.
Author: Gerson, Mary-Joan.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After several unsuccessful attempts to create grateful creatures, the Mayan gods use sacred corn
to fashion a people who will thank and praise their creators.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 G324 1995

Title: The people who hugged the trees : an environmental folk tale / adapted by Deborah Lee Rose from a
story of Rajasthan, India ; with pictures by Birgitta Sflund.
Author: Rose, Deborah Lee.
Publication: Niwot, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Amrita lives in a village at the edge of the desert. She and the villagers protect their forest from
the Maharajah's axeman. This is a tale of forest conservation set in medieval India.
Call Number j: SD414.I5 R72 1990
Title: The people with five fingers : a native Californian creation tale / retold by John Bierhorst ; pictures by
Robert Andrew Parker.
Author: Bierhorst, John.
Publication: New York : Marshall Cavendish, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A tale shared by the different native peoples of California tells how Coyote and other animals
created the world and the people who came to live in it.
Call Number j: QK83 .B477 2000
Title: Pepe's family reunion / story written and illustrated by Fiona M. Norris for BRIT's books on botany for
children.
Author: Norris, Fiona M.
Publication: Fort Worth, Tex. : Botanical Research Institute of Texas, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Pepe the pumpkin goes to market where he meets his fruit and vegetable relations in the gourd
family.
Call Number j: SB347 .N793 1995
Title: Peter in blueberry land / Elsa Beskow.
Author: Beskow, Elsa Maartman, 1874-1953.
Publication: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 1999, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Peter gets involved in a magical adventure that happens while he is out looking for blueberries
and cranberries.
Call Number j: SB386.B7 B463 1982
Title: Pharmacy in the forest : how medicines are found in the natural world / by Fred Powledge.
Author: Powledge, Fred.
Publication: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Identifies medicinal plants and their natural habitats while also explaining how these plants are
found and tested for medical value.
Call Number j: QK99.A1 P875 1998

Title: Phoebe and the River Flute / by M. C. Helldorfer ; illustrated by Paul Hess.
Author: Helldorfer, Mary-Claire, 1954Publication: New York : Random House, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Phoebe is freed from the royal garden where she had been tending captive birds.
Call Number j: SB454.W15 H367 2000
Title: Photosynthesis : changing sunlight into food / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A detailed look at the processes plants use to put together light and water to make food.
Call Number j: QK882 .K126 2005
Title: El picaflor / David M. Schwartz ; fotografias de Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2-- Early readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of the hummingbird.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 Sch96s 2001
Title: Pick, pull, snap! : where once a flower bloomed / by Lola M. Schaefer ; illustrated by Lindsay Barrett
George.
Author: Schaefer, Lola M., 1950Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes how raspberries, peanuts, corn, and other foods are produced as various plants flower,
create seeds, and finally bear fruit.
Call Number j: QK825 .Sch13 2003
Title: Picture guide to tree leaves / Raymond Wiggers.
Author: Wiggers, Raymond.
Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Demonstrates, through text and photographs, some of the distinguishing characteristics,
especially leaf traits, of trees.
Call Number j: QK481 .W639 1991
Title: Pierrot's A B C garden / by Anita Lobel.
Author: Lobel, Anita.
Publication: New York : Golden Book, c1992.
Reading Level:

Summary: Pierrot brings his friend Pierrette vegetables and other alphabetical gifts, from asparagus to a
zebra.
Call Number j: SB319.73 .L783 1992
Title: Pill bugs / Monica Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Monica.
Publication: Chicago : Raintree, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction to pill bugs--what they look like, what they eat, how they grow and reproduce.
Call Number j: QL444 .H874 2004
Title: A pill bug's life / written and illustrated by John Himmelman.
Author: Himmelman, John.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Describes the daily activities and life cycle of a pill bug or wood louse.
Call Number j: QL444 .H576 1999
Title: Pink Rose Bush / written by Bonnie Spirit ; illustrated by Patricia Lightfoot.
Author: Spirit, Bonnie.
Publication: Carmel, Calif. : Avitar Books, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers. Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Pink Rose Bush was neglected, discarded, and unappreciated, until finally she found a home where
she was loved.
Call Number j: SB411 .Sp48 1985
Title: Pitcher plants : the elegant insect traps / written and illustrated by Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : W. Morrow, 1983.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Paintings, drawings, and text depict the species of plant known as pitcher plants, which eat insects
to survive.
Call Number j: QK917.5.S2 L562 1983
Title: A place to grow / by Soyung Pak ; illustrated by Marcelino Truong.
Author: Pak, Soyung.
Publication: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As a father tells his daughter what a seed needs to flourish, he also explains the reasons he
emigrated from wartorn Vietnam to a new homeland.
Call Number j: SB453 .P17 2002

Title: A place where sunflowers grow = Sabaku ni saita himawari / story, Amy Lee-Tai ; illustrations, Felicia
Hoshino ; [Japanese translation, Marc Akio Lee].
Author: Lee-Tai, Amy, 1964Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: While she and her family are interned at Topaz Relocation Center during World War II, Mari
gradually adjusts as she enrolls in an art class, makes a friend, plants sunflowers and waits for them to grow.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 L44 2006
Title: Plant / John Akeroyd ; principal photography, Image Quest 3-D.
Author: Akeroyd, John.
Publication: New York : DK Pub., c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Text and realistic three-dimensional photography introduce the varied world of plant life.
Call Number j: QK49 .Ak35 1998
Title: Plant / written by David Burnie ; [special photography by Andrew McRobb ... et al.].
Author: Burnie, David.
Publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : distributed by Random House, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A photo essay introduces the world of plants, including the germination of seeds, plant defenses,
and uses of plants.
Call Number j: QK49 .B935 1989
Title: Plant / [written and edited by Fleur Star]
Author: Star, Fleur, 1974Publication: New York : DK Pub., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the appearance, life-cycle, pollination, food, and development of a variety of plants,
ranging from trees to carnivores, as well as discussing climatic factors in plant growth.
Call Number j: QK49 .St28 2005
Title: Plant a garden in your sneaker! / Diane L. Burns, Jill A. Burns.
Author: Burns, Diane L.
Publication: New York : Learning Triangle Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Indoor and outdoor garden activities with thought-provoking questions to further learning.
Call Number j: SB453 .B935 1998
Title: The plant-and-grow project book / Ulla Dietl.
Author: Dietl, Ulla.
Publication: New York : Sterling, 1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: Simple projects for growing plants from seeds and sprouts are rated according to degree of
difficulty.
Call Number j: QK54 .D567 1993
Title: Plant blossoms / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2000, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces, in simple text and photographs, the flowers of apple trees, cosmos, grasses,
dandelions, foxgloves, and pussy willows.
Call Number j: QK653 .Sch95p 2000
Title: A plant called Spot / Nancy J. Peteraf ; illustrated by Lillian Hoban.
Author: Peteraf, Nancy J.
Publication: New York : Doubleday Book for Young Readers, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Teddy learns how to care for animal pets after his mother buys him a pet plant.
Call Number j: SB419 .P441 1994
Title: Plant classification / Richard & Louise Spilsbury.
Author: Spilsbury, Richard, 1963Publication: Chicago : Heinemann Library, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A brief history of plant classification systems is followed by a broad overview of the categories
into which the plant kingdom is currently subdivided.
Call Number j: QK95 .Sp45 2003
Title: The plant cycle / by Nina Morgan ; illustrations by John Yates.
Author: Morgan, Nina.
Publication: New York : Thomson Learning, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the life cycle of plants, how plants change with the seasons, how they function in a
plant community, and the destruction of plant cycles in rainforests and other areas. Features projects and
activities.
Call Number j: QK49 .M823 1993
Title: Plant ecology / Jennifer Cochrane ; series consultant, John Williams ; series illustrator, Cecilia
Fitzsimmons.
Author: Cochrane, Jennifer
Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, 1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This informative, activity-based series looks at the ways in which living things affect, and are
affected by, their environements. Nature's own cycles of change are examined together with the impact of
human activity on the planet.

Call Number j: QK901 .C643 1987


Title: Plant experiments / by Vera R. Webster.
Author: Webster, Vera R.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A basic introduction to plants with simple discussions of algae, fungi, roots, stems, leaves, flowers,
and seeds, and including pertinent experiments.
Call Number j: QK54 .W398 1982
Title: Plant families / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides simplified descriptions of twelve of the largest families of flowering plants in North
America.
Call Number j: QK90 .L562 1989
Title: Plant fruits & seeds / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces, in simple text and photographs, the fruits or seeds of an apple, maple, oak, hemlock,
milkweed, corn, and kiwi.
Call Number j: QK660 .Sch95 1999
Title: Plant hunters / Frances L. Jewett and Clare L. McCausland ; illustrated by Ren Martin. -Author: Jewett, Frances Louise, 1906Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1958.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: The Story of David Fairchild, an originator of the Section of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction
of the Department of Agriculture, who spent his life searching for new foods and introducing them into the
United States.
Call Number j: SB39.A1 J552 1958
Title: The plant hunters, by Elinor M. Johnson. Drawings by Arvis L. Stewart.
Author: Johnson, Elinor M.
Publication: [Reading, Mass.] Addison-Wesley [1969]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Father and son go camping across the country looking for a specific flower family, the cinquefoils,
which they hope to photograph, sketch, and collect.
Call Number j: SB39 .J63 1969

Title: The plant hunters : true stories of their daring adventures to the far corners of the Earth / Anita Silvey.
Author: Silvey, Anita
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Presents the experiences and contributions of early adventurers, explorers, and scientists
responsible for discovering and documenting new types of plants, showing how their often dangerous
voyages help establish the field of botany.
Call Number j: QK26 .S55 2012
Title: Plant leaves / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces, in simple text and photographs, the leaves of moss, cabbage, fern, sundew, maple, and
the colored leaves of autumn.
Call Number j: QK649 .Sch94 1999
Title: Plant partnerships / written by Joyce Pope.
Author: Pope, Joyce
Publication: New York : Facts on File, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Surveys those plants which depend upon animals or other plants for their habitat or survival.
Call Number j: QH548 .P81 1990
Title: Plant secrets / Emily Goodman ; illustrated by Phyllis Limbacher Tildes.
Author: Goodman, Emily
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Learn the secrets of plant lifecycles, using four common plants. Simple text and colorful
illustrations show the major phases of plant growth: seed, plant, flower, and fruit. Back matter offers more
information on each plant, as well as on each stage of growth.
Call Number j: QK49 .G621 2009
Title: The plant sitter / by Gene Zion ; pictures by Margaret Bloy Graham.
Author: Zion, Gene.
Publication: New York, Harper [1959]
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Tommy invents a summer job - taking care of his neighbor's plants. Soon his house is overflowing
with plants.
Call Number j: SB419 .Z671 1959
Title: Plant stems & roots / by David M. Schwartz ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Pub., c2000.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: Highlights stems and roots and different plants, including radishes, blackberries, peas, milkweed,
corn, strawberries, and trees.
Call Number j: QK646 .Sch95 2000
Title: The plant that kept on growing / by Barbara Brenner ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
Author: Brenner, Barbara.
Publication: New York : Bantam Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: After Will and his sister plant lots of seeds in hopes of winning a prize at the 4-H fair, they are
surprised to see a giant tomato plant that will not stop growing.
Call Number j: SB349 .B751 1996
Title: Planting a rainbow / written and illustrated by Lois Ehlert.
Author: Ehlert, Lois.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.
Call Number j: SB454.C71 Eh56 1988
Title: Planting the trees of Kenya : the story of Wangari Maathai / Claire A. Nivola.
Author: Nivola, Claire A.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The story of how Wangari Maathai mobilized the women of Kenya to reforest their land.
Call Number j: SD409 .N649 2008
Title: Planting the wild garden / written by Kathryn O. Galbraith ; illustrated by Wendy Anderson Halperin.
Author: Galbraith, Kathryn Osebold
Publication: Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: An exploration of the different ways seeds are dispersed into the environment.
Call Number j: QK929 .G13 2011
Title: Plantpet / Elise Primavera.
Author: Primavera, Elise.
Publication: New York : G. P. Putnam, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In his junkyard Bertie discovers a life form fond of gardening, but he nearly loses his new pet by
not understanding its needs.
Call Number j: SB453 .P935 1993
Title: Plants / by Ontario Science Centre ; photographs by Ray Boudreau.

Publication: Toronto, Ontario, [Canada] ; Buffalo, N. Y. : Kids Can Press, 1998, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Activities that encourage children to explore how plants grow and why they need water, sunlight,
and soil.
Call Number j: QK54 .P694 1994
Title: Plants / written by David Alderton ; illustrated by Studio Boni/Galante and Ivan Stalio ; consulting
editor : Brian M. Boom ; cover illustration by Stan Watts.
Author: Alderton, David.
Publication: New York : Ladybird Books, USA, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to plants, their habitats, growth, reproduction, and economic uses. Includes
glossary.
Call Number j: QK49 AL23 1997
Title: Plants / Sue Barraclough.
Author: Barraclough, Sue.
Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, 2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A simple explanation of what a plant is and what it needs to grow. Has a glossary and index.
Call Number j: QK641 .B271 2008
Title: Plants / Lionel Bender.
Author: Bender, Lionel.
Publication: London ; New York : Gloucester Press, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: The structures, functions, and life cycles of primitive, cone- bearing and flowering plants are
clearly and colorfully presented in text, photographs, diagrams, and drawings.
Call Number j: QK49 .B432 1988
Title: Plants / David Black & Anthony Huxley.
Author: Black, David.
Publication: New York : Facts on File Publications, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A scientific introduction to the world of plants.
Call Number j: QK49 .B561 1985
Title: Plants / written by Gillian Dorfman ; illustrated by Sheila Galbraith.
Author: Dorfman, Gillian.
Publication: Auburn, Me. : Ladybird Books, in association with World Wildlife Fund, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Looks at plants from all over the world, and shows how they grow from seeds into plants that
then make new plants.
Call Number j: QK49 .D732 1988

Title: Plants / Anita Ganeri ; illustrated by Adrian Lascom..


Author: Ganeri, Anita, 1961Publication: London ; New York : Franklin Watts, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: This book describes and illustrates basic facts about plant structures, functions and communities,
as well as interesting trivia and plant-related projects.
Call Number j: QK49 .G154 1992
Title: Plants / written by Linda Schwartz ; illustrated by Beverly Armstrong.
Author: Schwartz, Linda.
Publication: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Learning Works, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Activity book, designed to introduce plants and flowers to children, includes an answer key.
Call Number j: QK49 .Sch95 1990
Title: Plants & art activities : linking art to the world around us / [written by Rosie McCormick]
Author: McCormick, Rosie.
Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Information about various topics related to petals, tree bark, seeds, and other special
characteristics of different plants forms the foundation for a variety of craft projects.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 M137 2002
Title: Plants and animals of the taiga / Yuri Arakcheyev.
Author: Arakcheyev, Yuri.
Publication: Moscow : Malysh Publishers, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Simple text and illustrations describe some of the plants and animals that inhabit this region.
Call Number j: QH191 .Ar12 1985
Title: Plants and flowers / Sally Hewitt.
Author: Hewitt, Sally.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the elements that make plants grow, the structure of flowering plants, and the way they
reproduce. Includes experiments and activities to demonstrate the principles in the text.
Call Number j: QK49 .H497 1998
Title: Plants and how they grow / by F. E. Newing and Richard Bowood, with illustrations by Ronald
Lampitt.
Author: Newing, F. E.
Publication: Loughborough, England : Wills & Hepworth, c1965.

Reading Level:
Summary:
Call Number j: QK49 .N6 1965
Title: Plants and planteaters / by Michael Chinery.
Author: Chinery, Michael
Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced reader.
Summary: Describes the food chain that exists in rainforests and the plants and animals that are part of it.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R47 C441 2000
Title: Plants and seeds / John Stidworthy.
Author: Stidworthy, John, 1943Publication: New York : Gloucester Press, 1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and microscopic photographs introduce various forms of plant life, their methods of
reproduction, and their assimilation of nutrients.
Call Number j: QK671 .St51 1990
Title: Plants and their children / by Mrs. William Starr Dana ; illustrated by Alice Josephine Smith. -Author: Parsons, Frances Theodora (Smith) Dana, 1861-1952.
Publication: New York : American Book Company, c1896.
Reading Level:
Summary:
Call Number j: QK49 .P252 1896
Title: Plants bite back! / by Richard Platt.
Author: Platt, Richard.
Publication: New York : DK Pub., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Well-written and imaginatively illustrated introduction to stinging plants, poisonous plants, and
carnivorous plants.
Call Number j: QK914 .P697 1999
Title: Plants do amazing things / by Hedda Nussbaum ; illustrated by Joseph Mathieu.
Author: Nussbaum, Hedda, 1942Publication: New York : Random House, c1977.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes a variety of plants with unusual characteristics including those that give off light and
those that eat insects.
Call Number j: QK914 .N944 1977
Title: Plants in time; their history and mystery, written and illustrated by Margaret Cosgrove.

Author: Cosgrove, Margaret.


Publication: New York, Dodd, Mead [1967]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the first plant life on our planet and how this life disappeared or adapted itself to a
changing environment.
Call Number j: QK979 .C82 1967
Title: Plants in winter. Illustrated by Kazue Mizumura.
Author: Cole, Joanna.
Publication: New York, Crowell [1973]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A simple explanation of what happens to various plants in winter.
Call Number j: QK477.W4 C675 1973
Title: Plants of prey / text and photographs by Densey Clyne.
Author: Clyne, Densey.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Reveals the world of the ingenious, carnivorous plants that prey on insects.
Call Number j: QK917 .C629 1998
Title: Plants of the tropics / written by Susan Reading.
Author: Reading, Susan.
Publication: New York : Facts on File, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Surveys the varieties of plants that grow in the tropical forests of the world and describes how
they adapt to the conditions of their environment.
Call Number j: QK474.5 .R227 1990
Title: Plants of woodland and wayside. Written and illustrated by Su Zan Noguchi Swain.
Author: Swain, Su Zan (Noguchi)
Publication: Garden City, N.Y. Garden City Books [1958]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Basic facts about plants with descriptions of the different plants that grow in forests, fields,
swamps and deserts.
Call Number j: QK112 .Sw14 1958
Title: Plants on a farm / Nancy Dickmann.
Author: Dickmann, Nancy
Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the types of plants that are grown on the farm throughout the year and the different
things they are used for.
Call Number j: SB107 .D53 2011

Title: Plants : over 300 fun facts for curious kids / by Annabelle Donati ; illustrated by Sharron O'Neil.
Author: Donati, Annabelle.
Publication: Racine, Wis. : Western Pub. Co., c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Amazing but true facts about plants, seeds, and rainforests.
Call Number j: QK49 .D715 1992
Title: Plants that eat animals. Illustrated by Colin Threadgall.
Author: Bentley, Linna.
Publication: New York : McGraw-Hill [1968, c1967]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A survey of the four types of carnivorous plants--sticky surface, pitcher plants, snare traps, and
suction traps--describing how they ensnare and digest live animals.
Call Number j: QK917 .B44 1968
Title: Plants that make you sniffle and sneeze / Carol Lerner.
Author: Lerner, Carol.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses hay fever and describes the various plants whose pollen triggers hay fever allergies with
information on where they grow, how their pollen is dispersed, and what can be done to avoid exposure to
these irritants.
Call Number j: SB619 .L562 1993
Title: Plants that never ever bloom / written and illustrated by Ruth Heller.
Author: Heller, Ruth, 1924Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Brief rhyming text and illustrations present a variety of plants that do not flower but propagate by
means of spores, seeds, and cones.
Call Number j: QK505 .H367 1984
Title: The plants we eat / Millicent E. Selsam ; photographs by Jerome Wexler and others.
Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York : Morrow, 1981.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: The story of the developement of our common food plants, their history and their changing uses.
Call Number j: SB106 .Se496 1981
Title: Plants we know / by O. Irene Sevrey Miner.
Author: Miner, Opal Irene Sevrey, 1906Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1981.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: Briefly introduces different kinds of plants, their parts, how they grow, and their benefits to man.
Call Number j: QK49 .M662 1981
Title: Plants with seeds / by Dorothy Wood ; illustrated by Kenyon Shannon.
Author: Wood, Florence Dorothy.
Publication: Chicago : Follett Pub. Co., c1963.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: How seeds develop in all plants and how seeds propagate plants are told in simple and
understandable language.
Call Number j: QK661 .W85 1963
Title: Plantwise / Pamela Hickman ; illustrated by Judie Shore.
Author: Hickman, Pamela M.
Publication: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book with detailed black and white illustrations presents information about different types of
plants with many experiments and activities.
Call Number j: QK54 .H528 1991
Title: Plantzilla / Jerdine Nolen ; illustrated by David Catrow.
Author: Nolen, Jerdine.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Silver Whistle/Harcourt, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A boy adopts a very unusual, sometimes frightening house plant that becomes more human as it
grows.
Call Number j: SB419 .N717 2002
Title: Play with seeds. Illustrated by Helen Ludwig.
Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York, Morrow, 1957.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes plants which preceded seed-bearing plants; examines the parts of a flower and its
growth from seed to fruit to flower and to seed again; tells of the many ways seeds are distributed; explains
the uses of seeds; and suggests several experiments that demonstrate what is known about seeds.
Call Number j: QK661 .Se48 1970
Title: Podra ser un rbol / por Allan Fowler ; fotografas proporcionadas por Fotos VALAN ; versin en
espanl de Ada E. Marcuse.
Author: Fowler, Allan.
Publication: [Chicago] : Childrens Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Identifies the characteristics of trees and provides specific examples, including maples, oaks, and
redwoods.

Call Number j: QK475 .F829 1991s


Title: The pohutukawa / Alina Arkins ; photographs by Len Doel.
Author: Arkins, Alina.
Publication: Aukland : Reed Children's Books, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses where pohutukawa grow, the tree's life cycle, ecology, threats and conservation.
Call Number j: QK495.M9 Ar48 2002
Title: Pohutukawa / by Sandra Morris.
Author: Morris, Sandra.
Publication: Auckland, [New Zealand] : Reed Children's Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Bees, tui, geckoes, and bats all feed on the Pohutukawa tree (Metrosideros), but the possum
threatens the life of the tree until a boy comes to the rescue and catches it.
Call Number j: QK495.M9 M834 2000
Title: Poisonous plants / by Suzanne M. Coil ; illustrated by Astrid M. Lenox.
Author: Coil, Suzanne M.
Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Provides information on poisonous plants and their identification, including both house plants and
those that grow in the wild.
Call Number j: SB617 .C665 1991
Title: Polly and the privet bird / story by Ann Cartwright ; illustrations by Reg Cartwright.
Author: Cartwright, Ann.
Publication: London : Hutchinson, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Polly's privet bush grows so wild that it threatens to smother her flowers, she shears it into
the shape of a bird--that flies!
Call Number j: SB463 .C249 1990
Title: Pomegranate : Chinese folk story / collected by Li Songfu ; adapted by Ziao Ding ; illustrated by
Zhong Shuheng.
Publication: Beijing : Dolphin Books, c1989
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A boy picks a pomegranate that turns into a beautiful house. His older brother steals the
remainder of the pomegranates but finds nothing.
Call Number j: SB379.P6 P77 1989
Title: Pond & river / written by Steve Parker ; [special photography, Philip Dowell].
Author: Parker, Steve, 1952-

Publication: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1988.


Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A photo essay about the range of plants and animals found in fresh water throughout the year,
examining the living conditions and survival mechanisms of creatures dwelling at the edge of the water, on
its surface, or under the mud.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P63 P228 1988
Title: Pond life / by Terry Jennings.
Author: Jennings, Terry J.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, 1989, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to the plant and animal life of ponds which includes study questions, activities,
and experiments.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P63 J448 1985
Title: Pond walk / written and illustrated by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.
Publication: New York : Marshall Cavendish Children, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--early readers.
Summary: One summer day, Buddy and his mother take a walk around a pond and observe the animals and
insects that live there.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P63 W155 2011
Title: Pooh's secret garden / written by Catherine Hapka ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists.
Author: Hapka, Cathy
Publication: New York : Disney Press, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Pooh discovers that the secret to a hive full of honey is a fine garden of busy bees so he decides
to plant one of his own.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 H65 2012
Title: Popcorn at the palace / Emily Arnold McCully.
Author: McCully, Emily Arnold.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Browndeer Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In the mid-1800's Maisie Ferris and her father travel to England to introduce the American
phenomenon of popcorn.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 M139 1997
Title: The popcorn book / [words and pictures by] Tomie de Paola.
Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1978.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents a variety of facts about popcorn and includes two recipes.

Call Number j: SB191.M2 D44 1978


Title: Popcorn plants / by Kathleen V. Kudlinski ; photographs by Jerome Wexler.
Author: Kudlinski, Kathleen V.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications Company, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle of corn from seed planting to popcorn.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 K81 1998
Title: Poppy Bear : the garden that overslept / Ruth E. Saltzman ; illustrated by Catherine Deeter.
Author: Saltzman, Ruth E., 1930Publication: Hillsboro, Or. : Beyond Words Pub., c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two curious children, wondering why spring is late, find Poppy Bear in their garden and he
teaches them about the beauty of nature and their role in caring for it as they plant seeds and flowers
together.
Call Number j: SB453 .Sa37 2001
Title: The poppy seeds / by Clyde Robert Bulla ; illustrated by Jean Charlot.
Author: Bulla, Clyde Robert.
Publication: New York, : Puffin Books, 1994, c1955.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young boy's attempts to grow poppies in his drought parched village soften the heart of the
grouchy old man who has the village's only spring in his back yard.
Call Number j: QK495.P22 P27, B872, 1955
Title: A possible tree / by Josephine Haskell Aldridge ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci.
Author: Aldridge, Josephine Haskell.
Publication: New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1998, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A crooked fir tree keeps several animals safe from harm.
Call Number j: SD397 Ch8 AL24 1998
Title: Potato / Barrie Watts.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: Morristown, N. J. : Silver Burdett, 1988, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes in simple terms and illustrations how the potato produces vegetatively, developing
from a shoot to a plant with the edible parts growing underground.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 W349 1987
Title: Potato : a tale from the Great Depression / written by Kate Lied ; illustrated by Lisa Campbell Ernst.
Author: Lied, Kate.

Publication: Washington, D. C. : National Geographic Society, c1997.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: During the Great Depression of 1929, a family seeking work finds employment for two weeks
digging potatoes in Idaho.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 L623 1997
Title: Potatoes / by Ann L. Burckhardt ; reading consultant, Chuck Kostichka.
Author: Burckhardt, Ann, 1933Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Bridgestone Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text introduces potatoes, their cultivation, history, uses, and instructions for making a
potato stamper.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 B893 1996
Title: Potatoes / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Masaharu Suzuki.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the development of the potato, including information on planting seed potatoes,
sprouting, the growth of the plant and its underground tubers, and the role played by tubers in the life of the
potato plant.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 J637 1984
Title: Potatoes / Claire Llewellyn.
Author: Llewellyn, Claire.
Publication: New York : Children's Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents facts about the potato, including where and how it is grown, harvested, marketed, and
made into food products.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 L77 1998
Title: Potatoes on rooftops : farming in the city / Hadley Dyer.
Author: Dyer, Hadley
Publication: Toronto : Annick Press, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Offers practical tips and techniques for urban gardening and includes an overview of the
movement.
Call Number j: SB457.7 .D98 2012
Title: Potatoes on Tuesday / by Dee Lillegard ; illustrated by David McPhail.
Author: Lillegard, Dee.
Publication: Glenview, Ill. : GoodYearBooks, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Racoon family members harvest vegetables from their garden for a Saturday dinner stew.

Call Number j: SB321 .L62p 1995.


Title: The potted plant book / written by Sue Tarsky ; feature illustrations by Will Giles ; activity
illustrations by Barbara Firth ; room illustrations by Jane Wolsak.
Author: Tarsky, Sue.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Simple step-by-step instructions illustrate gardening in a variety of types of containers.
Call Number j: SB419 .T177 1980
Title: Practical plants / written by Joyce Pope.
Author: Pope, Joyce
Publication: New York : Facts on File, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Surveys the many uses of plants, including nutrition, fuel, building, gardening, and medicine.
Call Number j: SB107 .P81 1990
Title: The prairie builders : reconstructing America's lost grasslands / written and photographed by Sneed B.
Collard III.
Author: Collard, Sneed B.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Join the scientists working in the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge as they work to rebuild the
tallgrass prairie that once covered much of the Midwest and restore the native plants and animals to the
region.
Call Number j: SB197.2.M58 C684 2005
Title: Prairie willow / story by Maxine Trottier ; paintings by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson.
Author: Trottier, Maxine.
Publication: Toronto, Canada ; New York : Stoddart Kids, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A tale of a pioneer family and the weeping willow tree they plant out on the prairie.
Call Number j: SB435.51.S3 T756 1998
Title: Prietita and the ghost woman / story by Gloria Anzalda ; pictures by Cristina Gonzalez = Prietita y la
llorona / escrito por Gloria Anzalda ; ilustrado por Christina Gonzalez.
Author: Anzalda, Gloria.
Publication: San Francisco : Children's Book Press/ Libros Para Ninos, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Prietita, a young Mexican American girl, becomes lost in her search for an herb to cure her
mother and is aided by the legendary ghost woman.
Call Number j: QK99.U77 An98 1995

Title: The prince of butterflies / Bruce Coville ; illustrations by John Clapp.


Author: Coville, Bruce.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When surrounded by thousands of butterflies, eleven-year-old John becomes transformed into
one of them and finds his entire life altered because of this experience. Although the story seems to be
based on history, it is actually fictional.
Call Number j: QL561.D3 C838 2002
Title: Princess Buttercup : a flower princess story / by Wendy Cheyette Lewison ; illustrated by Jerry Smath.
Author: Lewison, Wendy Cheyette.
Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Princess Buttercup goes on an adventure with a monarch butterfly.
Call Number j: SB413.R26 L589 2001
Title: Princess Chamomile's garden / by Hiawyn Oram ; illustrated by Susan Varley.
Author: Oram, Hiawyn.
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After working with the royal gardener, Princess Chamomile decides that she would really like to
create a garden all her own.
Call Number j: SB473.A5 Or1 2000
Title: The princess of the rice fields : an Indonesian folk tale / retold by Hisako Kimishima ; pictures by
Sumiko Mizushi. -Author: Kimishima, Hisako, 1925Publication: New York : Walker/Weatherhill, c1970.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An Indonesian folktale about a heavenly princess and a young man on earth who are transformed
into rice plants after they fall in love.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 K57 1970
Title: Priscilla and the hollyhocks / Anne Broyles ; illustrated by Anna Alter.
Author: Broyles, Anne, 1953Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: A young African American girl's mother is sold away as a slave, and then later the girl is sold to a
Cherokee Indian, but eventually she is bought by a white man who not only sets her free, but adopts her
into his family of fifteen children. Through her years of trials, she carries and grows seeds from her mother's
hollyhocks. Based on a true story. Instructions for making a hollyhock doll are included.
Call Number j: SB413.H77 B878 2008
Title: Projects with plants. Illustrated by Lynn Sweat.

Author: Simon, Seymour.


Publication: New York, F. Watts, 1973.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Includes short- and long-term projects designed to reveal basic facts about plants, their growth,
and their nourishment.
Call Number j: QK54 .Si55 1973
Title: The promise / by Chiemi.
Author: Chiemi.
Publication: Oakland, Calif. : Berkeley Major Pub., 2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A boy recovers from traumatic losses after he sees the flower carpet his grandfather planted.
Call Number j: SB406 .C434 2002
Title: Promise of the faraway flower / by Tom Parks ; illustrations by Robert Ariail.
Author: Parks, Tom.
Publication: Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The delightful story of a little girl who grows a mysterious plant for a science project from a seed
her uncle brought back from a rainforest in Belize, and the excitement that plant generates.
Call Number j: QK86 .P238 1993
Title: Protecting trees & forests / Felicity Brooks ; designed by Mary Cartwright ; illustrated by Steven Kirk,
Peter Chesterton, and Peter Bull ; series consultant, David Duthie ; additional illustrations by Peter Dennis
and Brenda Haw.
Author: Brooks, Felicity.
Publication: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Filled with information about trees, their importance in the environment, and ways to protect
them.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 B791 1991
Title: The pumpkin blanket / Deborah Turney Zagwyn.
Author: Zagwyn, Deborah Turney.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Celestial Arts, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A little girl sacrifices her beloved blanket to save the pumpkins in the garden from frost.
Call Number j: SB347 .Z13 1990
Title: The pumpkin book / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Describes how pumpkins come in different shapes and sizes, how they grow, and their traditional
uses and cultural significance. Includes instructions for carving a pumpkin and drying the seeds.
Call Number j: SB347 .G352 1999
Title: Pumpkin circle : the story of a garden / story by George Levenson ; photography by Shmuel Thaler.
Author: Levenson, George.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: True story about the author's pumpkin patch from seed to harvest and back to seed, told in rhyme
and photographically illustrated.
Call Number j: SB347 .L576 1999
Title: Pumpkin day, pumpkin night / by Anne Rockwell ; pictures by Megan Halsey.
Author: Rockwell, Anne F.
Publication: New York : Walker and Co., 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Relates a boy's excitement in buying the perfect pumpkin and then making the perfect jack-olantern.
Call Number j: SB347 .R593 1999
Title: Pumpkin fiesta / by Caryn Yacowitz ; illustrated by Joe Cepeda.
Author: Yacowitz, Caryn.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Hoping to win a prize for the best pumpkin at the fiesta, Foolish Fernando tries to copy Old
Juana's successful gardening techniques without watching to see how much effort and love she puts into her
work. Includes a recipe for pumpkin soup.
Call Number j: SB347 .Y1 1998
Title: Pumpkin Jack / written and illustrated by Will Hubbell.
Author: Hubbell, Will.
Publication: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In the course of one year, a jack-o-lantern, discarded after Halloween, decomposes in the
backyard and eventually grows new pumpkins from its seeds.
Call Number j: SB347 .H862 2000
Title: The pumpkin man and the crafty creeper / Margaret Mahy ; illustrated by Helen Craig.
Author: Mahy, Margaret.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1991, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A bossy and demanding plant insists on going home with Mr. Parkin, who usually only tends quiet
pumpkins, and from that moment his peaceful existence is changed.
Call Number j: SB427.A1 M279 1990

Title: Pumpkin moonshine / by Tasha Tudor.


Author: Tudor, Tasha.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: While visiting her grandparents' farm, Sylvie Ann finds a fine large pumpkin for Halloween but it
leads her on a merry chase as it rolls faster and faster down the hill and into the barnyard.
Call Number j: SB347 .T811 2000
Title: The pumpkin patch / story and photographs by Elizabeth King.
Author: King, Elizabeth, 1953Publication: New York : Puffin Books, 1996, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and photographs describe the activities in a pumpkin field--plowing, planting, growth,
flowering, and harvesting for Halloween jack-o-lanterns.
Call Number j: SB347 .K581 1990
Title: Pumpkin, pumpkin / by Jeanne Titherington.
Author: Titherington, Jeanne.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Jamie plants a pumpkin seed and, after watching it grow, carves it, and saves some seeds to plant
in the spring.
Call Number j: SB347 .T534 1986
Title: Pumpkins / by Ann L. Burckhardt.
Author: Burckhardt, Ann, 1933Publication: Mankato, Minn. : Bridgestone Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text introduces pumpkins, their cultivation, uses, and instructions for making a pumpkin
tambourine.
Call Number j: SB347 .B893 1996
Title: Pumpkins : a story for a field / written by Mary Lyn Ray ; illustrated by Barry Root.
Author: Ray, Mary Lyn.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A man harvests and sells a bountiful crop of pumpkins so that he will be able to preserve the field
from developers.
Call Number j: SB347 .R212 1992
Title: Que son las plantas? / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947-

Publication: St. Catharines, Ont. : Crabtree Pub., 2005.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces plant life, specific types such as carnivorous and parasitic plants, and concepts such as
single cells, germination, and photosynthesis.
Call Number j: QK49 .K126s 2005
Title: Questions and answers about bees / by Betty Polisar Reigot ; illustrated by Kathy Hendrickson ; with
illustrations by John Spiers.
Author: Reigot, Betty Polisar.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A book with questions and answers about solitary bees and honeybees.
Call Number j: QL568.A6 R272 1995
Title: Quiet in the garden / written and illustrated by Aliki.
Author: Aliki.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Sitting quietly in his garden, a little boy observes the eating habits of birds, bugs, butterflies, and
other small animals.
Call Number j: SB453 .AL44 2009
Title: Rabbit seeds / Bijou Le Tord.
Author: Le Tord, Bijou.
Publication: New York : Four Winds Press, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A gardener's work begins in spring when the sun warms up the earth and ends when leaves turn
yellow in autumn.
Call Number j: SB453 .L569 1984
Title: Rachel Carson / written and illustrated by William Accorsi.
Author: Accorsi, William.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A biography of the biologist whose writings helped initiate the environmental movement.
Call Number j: QH31.C23 Ac27 1993
Title: Rachel Carson and her book that changed the world / by Laurie Lawlor ; illustrated by Laura
Beingessner.
Author: Lawlor, Laurie
Publication: New York : Holiday House, 2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tells the story of Rachel Carson, a pioneering environmentalist who wrote and published "Silent
Spring," the revolutionary book pointing out the dangerous effects of chemicals on the living world.

Call Number j: QH31.C23 L435 2012


Title: Las raices / Patricia Whitehouse ; traduccion de Beatriz Puello.
Author: Whitehouse, Patricia, 1958Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A basic introduction to roots, covering their sizes, shapes, and colors, as well as their function and
uses to humans and other animals.
Call Number j: QK644 .W45 2002
Title: Rain forest / Helen Cowcher.
Author: Cowcher, Helen.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The destruction of a rainforest and the resulting dislocation of its fauna is graphically described in
this fictional tale for young readers.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 C838 1988
Title: The rain forest / Billy Goodman.
Author: Goodman, Billy.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces readers to the many kinds of animals and plants found in rain forests, and explains how
human activities can threaten these fragile ecosystems.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 G621 1991
Title: Rain forest / written by Fiona MacDonald ; illustrated by Carolyn Scrace ; created and designed by
David Salariya.
Author: Macdonald, Fiona.
Publication: London : Watts, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The life zones within each layer of the rainforest canopy and floor are colorfully and imaginatively
described and depicted.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 M145 1992
Title: Rain forest / photographed by Frank Greenaway ; written by Barbara Taylor.
Author: Taylor, Barbara, 1954Publication: New York : Dorling Kindersley, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the variety of plant and animal life found in a rain forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 G828 1992
Title: A rain forest tree / Lorien Kite.

Author: Kite, Lorien.


Publication: New York : Crabtree , c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the plants and animals that live at the different levels--canopy, understory, and floor--in
a rain forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 K649 1999
Title: Rain, rain, rain forest / Brenda Z. Guiberson ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins.
Author: Guiberson, Brenda Z.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A journey through a Latin American rain forest, investigating the plants and animals that dwell
there.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 G94 2004
Title: The rainstick : a fable / by Sandra Chisholm Robinson ; illustrations by Peter Grosshauser.
Author: Robinson, Sandra Chisholm.
Publication: Helena, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A boy embarks on a quest to bring back the sound of rain to his West African village. Includes a
discussion of how rainsticks are used today and instructions for making a rainstick.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Af8w R566 1994
Title: Rainy days : grow it for fun / Denny Robson and Vanessa Bailey.
Author: Robson, Denny.
Publication: New York : Gloucester Press, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to gardening with simple activities, such as growing beans and mushrooms, and
more complicated projects, including a miniature garden in a bowl.
Call Number j: SB417 .R576 1991
Title: The range eternal / Louise Erdrich ; paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher.
Author: Erdrich, Louise.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A woman reminisces about her childhood home and the rangeland surrounding it.
Call Number j: SB197.2.M58 Er29 2002
Title: Raymond's perfect present / by Therese On Louie ; illustrated by Suling Wang.
Author: Louie, Therese On.
Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Raymond helps his mother recover from her illness by planting a window garden outside her
room.

Call Number j: SB417 .L929 2002


Title: El rbol / por David Burnie ; [traducido por Catherine Tussy].
Author: Burnie, David.
Publication: Madrid, [Spain] : Santillana ; Buenos Aires, [Argentina] : Altea, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Photographs and text explore the anatomy and life cycle of trees, examining the different kinds of
bark, seeds, and leaves, the commercial processing of trees to make lumber, the creatures that live in trees,
and other aspects.
Call Number j: QK475 .B935s 1992
Title: El rbol generoso / por Shel Silverstein ; [traduccin, Carla Pardo Valle].
Author: Silverstein, Shel.
Publication: Caracas, Venezuela : Litexsa Venozolana, 1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of an apple tree
which gives to him without thought of return.
Call Number j: QK475 .Si39s 1997
Title: The reason for a flower / written and illustrated by Ruth Heller.
Author: Heller, Ruth, 1924Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Brief text and lavish illustrations explain plant reproduction and the purpose of a flower and
present some plants which don't seem to be flowers but are.
Call Number j: QK653 .H3677 1983
Title: The reasons for seasons : the great cosmic megagalactic trip without moving from your chair / Linda
Allison.
Author: Allison, Linda.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Stories to read, ideas to think about, and things to make and do--all contributing to an
understanding of the seasons and their effect on the earth.
Call Number j: QH48 .AL56 1975
Title: Red flower goes West / Ann Turner ; illustrated by Dennis Nolin.
Author: Turner, Ann Warren.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As they journey west, a family nurtures the red geranium they have carried with them from their
old home.
Call Number j: SB413.G35 T851 1999

Title: Red leaf, yellow leaf / Lois Ehlert.


Author: Ehlert, Lois.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A child describes the growth of a maple tree from seed to sapling.
Call Number j: QK495.A17 Eh56 1991
Title: The red lemon / by Bob Staake.
Author: Staake, Bob, 1957Publication: New York : Golden Books, 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Farmer McPhee's yellow lemons are ready to be picked and made into lemonade, pies, and
muffins, but when a red lemon is found in the crop and discarded, it eventually yields some surprises.
Call Number j: SB370.L4 S72 2006
Title: The red poppy / Irmgard Lucht ; [translation by Frank Jacoby-Nelson].
Author: Lucht, Irmgard.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and large close-up illustrations follow the life cycle of a poppy growing at the edge of
a field of rye.
Call Number j: QK495.P22 P27, L963, 1995
Title: Red sings from treetops : a year in colors / by Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski.
Author: Sidman, Joyce.
Publication: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The names of colors are woven into unrhymed poems that celebrate the seasons.
Call Number j: QH81 .Si13 2009
Title: The red tree / Shaun Tan.
Author: Tan, Shaun, 1974Publication: Vancouver, B.C., Canada : Simply Read Books, 2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A girl's day brightens when a red tree appears in her room.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 T153 2003
Title: Redout : the man who painted flowers / Carolyn Croll.
Author: Croll, Carolyn.
Publication: New York : Putnam, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This is a biography of Pierre Joseph Redout, a French artist who painted pictures of flowers in
the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Call Number j: QK98.R24 C879 1996


Title: The redwood coast / Jason Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Jason, 1942Publication: Vero Beach, Fla. : Rourke Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduction to the trees, plants and animals which inhabit the redwood forests on the California
coast.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 C786 1995
Title: Redwoods / Jason Chin.
Author: Chin, Jason, 1978Publication: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2009.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young city boy, riding the subway, finds an abandoned book about redwoods. He finds himself
in the very forest described in the book. After finishing the book, he leaves it for someone else to read. The
text contains facts about the redwoods, while the illustrations tell the boy's story.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 C441 2009
Title: Rice / Roz Denny.
Author: Denny, Roz.
Publication: Des Plaines, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Traces the history of a grain first cultivated about 5,000 years ago, explaining where and how it is
now grown, refined, and mass produced. Includes recipes and experiments.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 D428 1998
Title: Rice / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Noboru Moriya.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to rice, a member of the grass family, discussing how it is grown and cultivated as
a primary food crop for one half of the world's peoples. Includes a glossary of terms.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 J637 1985
Title: Rice / Pam Robson.
Author: Robson, Pam.
Publication: London ; New York : Children's Press, 1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows rice from its source on farm or plantation to the table, discussing how rice is grown,
processed, and produced.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 R576 1998

Title: Rice is life / Rita Golden Gelman ; paintings by Yangsook Choi.


Author: Gelman, Rita Golden.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt & Company, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and illustrations demonstrate the importance of rice to life in Bali, where rice is consumed
for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 G283 2000
Title: Rice without rain / by Minfong Ho.
Author: Ho, Minfong.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After social rebels convince a rice farmer in northern Thailand to resist the land rent, his
seventeen-year-old daughter Jinda finds herself caught up in the student uprising in Bangkok.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 H65 1990
Title: The riddle of seeds, by Winifred G. Hammond.
Author: Hammond, Winifred G.
Publication: New York, Coward-McCann [1966, c1965]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the origins of seeds, how they grow and scatter, and their various uses. Includes related
projects and experiments.
Call Number j: QK661 .H184 1965
Title: The roadside / by David Bellamy ; with illustrations by Jill Dow.
Author: Bellamy, David J.
Publication: New York : Clarkson N. Potter : Distributed by Crown, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early reader.
Summary: Describes how the construction of a six-lane highway in a wilderness area disrupts the balance of
nature and forces the animals there to struggle for existence.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R6 B414 1988
Title: The Rootfriends / by Sling the Interpreter & James the Illuminator ; illuminations by James Ortega ...
[et al.]
Publication: Boston : Dazsling Inc., c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Samantha and Daz help the Rootfriends from Rootland (Cedar Sap, the Root Doctor, Maple
Sprout, the Willowsnapper, and Rooty) find a new home.
Call Number j: QK475 .R679 2004
Title: Rosa's special garden / Dale H. Fife ; pictures by Marie DeJohn.
Author: Fife, Dale.
Publication: Niles, Ill. : Albert Whitman, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Four-year-old Rosa has her own plans for her tiny garden: instead of containing seeds and plants,
it will be a place for animals to visit.
Call Number j: SB453 .F466 1985
Title: The rose in my garden / by Arnold Lobel ; pictures by Anita Lobel.
Author: Lobel, Arnold.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A variety of flowers grows near the hollyhocks that give shade to the bee that sleeps on the only
rose in a garden.
Call Number j: SB411 .L783 1984
Title: Rose meets Mr. Wintergarten / by Bob Graham.
Author: Graham, Bob, 1942Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl's attempt to retrieve her ball from her grouchy, old neighbor's garden changes the
way they feel about each other.
Call Number j: SB453 .G76 1992
Title: Roses for Gita / by Rachna Gilmore ; illustrated by Alice Priestley.
Author: Gilmore, Rachna, 1953Publication: Toronto : Second Story Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Young Gita loves roses and misses her grandmother's garden. She finally befriends a neighbor
and gets to share his rose garden.
Call Number j: SB411 .G425 1996
Title: The roses in my carpets / by Rukhsana Khan ; illustrated by Ronald Himler.
Author: Khan, Rukhsana, 1962Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When a young boy and his mother and sister come to a refugee camp to escape the war in
Afghanistan, he finds some comfort in the beauty of the carpets of roses he weaves.
Call Number j: SB411 .K527 1998
Title: Roses red, violets blue : why flowers have colors / Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Yuko Sato.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines the nature and function of flower colors and explains their role in attracting animal
pollinators to help the plants reproduce.
Call Number j: QK925 .J637 1991

Title: Rosie plants a radish : a lift-the-flap nature book with real seeds / Axel Scheffler, Kate Petty.
Author: Scheffler, Axel.
Publication: Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel Pub., c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Rosie the rabbit plants radish seeds and watches them grow to harvest.
Call Number j: SB351.R3 Sch24 1997
Title: Rosy's garden : a child's keepsake of flowers / [illustrations by] Satomi Ichikawa ; text by Elizabeth
Laird.
Author: Ichikawa, Satomi.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Visiting her grandmother in the country, Rosy learns facts and folklore about flowers as she
presses flowers, gathers seeds, and makes potpourri.
Call Number j: QK83 .Ic3 1990
Title: Rosy's visitors / Judy Hindley ; illustrated by Helen Craig.
Author: Hindley, Judy.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Rosy transforms a tree trunk into her own house for the day, where she entertains imaginary
animal and fairy friends.
Call Number j: SB473.5.T7 H586 2002
Title: Round & round the garden / Kate Burns, Valeria Petrone.
Author: Burns, Kate, 1965Publication: London : Levinson Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Teddy Bear bravely leads his friends round and round the garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .B937 1997
Title: Round and round the garden / illustrated by Moira Kemp.
Author: Kemp, Moira.
Publication: [United States] : Lodestar Books ; 1991, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Teddy bear skates around the garden and is tickled by cat, frog and mouse.
Call Number j: SB465 .K32 1991
Title: Round the garden / written by Omri Glaser ; illustrated by Byron Glaser & Sandra Higashi.
Author: Glaser, Omri.
Publication: New York : Harry N. Abrams, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: Traces the journey of a tear as it falls to the ground, evaporates, reappears as rain, and waters a
garden to make an onion grow to produce more tears.
Call Number j: QH541.5.G3 G462 1999
Title: The rumor : a Jataka tale from India / retold & illustrated by Jan Thornhill.
Author: Thornhill, Jan.
Publication: Toronto : Maple Tree Press, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A hare causes a panic after she hears a mango fall to the ground and believes the world is falling
apart.
Call Number j: SB379.M2 T393 2002
Title: The runaway garden : a delicious story that's good for you, too! / by Jeffery L. Schatzer ; illustrations
by Jeffrey Ebbeler.
Author: Schatzer, Jeffery L.
Publication: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Mitten Press, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2 - - Early readers.
Summary: When a young girl gets tired of working in the garden and threatens to run away, her grandfather
tells her a story about the night the vegetables left the garden.
Call Number j: SB321 .S338 2007
Title: Ruth Heller's How to hide a butterfly & other insects / by Ruth Heller.
Author: Heller, Ruth, 1924Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1 -- Pre-readers.
Summary: Rhyming text and pictures demonstrate how various insects camouflage themselves to protect
against predators.
Call Number j: QH546 .H367b 1992
Title: Ruth Heller's How to hide a gray treefrog & other amphibians.
Author: Heller, Ruth, 1924Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1986.
Reading Level:
Summary:
Call Number j: QH546 .H367 1986
Title: Ruth Heller's How to hide a meadow frog & other amphibians.
Author: Heller, Ruth, 1924Publication: New York : Grosset and Dunlap, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 1 -- Pre-readers.
Summary: Rhyming text and pictures demonstrate how various amphibians camouflage themselves to
protect against predators.
Call Number j: QH546 .H367 1995

Title: The sacred harvest : Ojibway wild rice gathering / Gordon Regguinti ; photographs by Dale Kakkak ;
foreword by Michael Dorris.
Author: Regguinti, Gordon.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Glen Jackson, Jr., an eleven-year-old Ojibway Indian in northern Minnesota, goes with his father
to harvest wild rice, the sacred food of his people.
Call Number j: SB191.W7 R262 1992
Title: A saguaro cactus / Jen Green.
Author: Green, Jen.
Publication: New York : Crabtree, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the various animals that live in and around the giant Saguaro cactus in the Sonoran
Desert.
Call Number j: SB438.3.S14 G823 1999
Title: Sally Slug / by Anne Neufeld Levin ; illustrated by Patricia Rebele.
Author: Levin, Anne Neufeld.
Publication: Santa Cruz, Calif. : UC Santa Cruz Foundation, University of California, Santa Cruz, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2 - - Early readers.
Summary: Sally slips away from home into the redwood forest and meets another slug, Daisy, who comes
from the other side of the mountain. They become best friends and are rescued from their misadventure by a
frog named Umphy.
Call Number j: SB998.S5 L578 2002
Title: Sam plants a sunflower : a lift-the-flap nature book / Axel Scheffler ; Kate Petty.
Author: Petty, Kate
Publication: London : Macmillan Children's Books, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Sam the cat plants sunflowers and Ladybird tells him how to grow them.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 P456 2000
Title: Sand and soil : earth's building blocks / Beth Gurney.
Author: Gurney, Beth.
Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the soil, organisms found there, different soil types, and how soil is used.
Call Number j: S591 .G87 2005
Title: Save my rainforest / Monica Zak ; illustrations by Bengt-Arne Runnerstrm ; English version by Nancy
Schimmel.
Author: Zak, Monica, 1939-

Publication: Volcano, Calif. : Volcano Press, c1992.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Eight-year-old Omar Castillo fulfills his dream of visiting the endangered rain forest of southern
Mexico and wins an audience with the president of Mexico to express his concern.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 Z13 1992
Title: Scarecrow / written by Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Lauren Stringer.
Author: Rylant, Cynthia.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt, Inc., 2001, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Although made of straw and borrowed clothes, a scarecrow appreciates his peaceful, gentle life
and the privilege of watching nature at work in the field around him.
Call Number j: SB175 .R983 2001
Title: Scarlette Beane / Karen Wallace ; illustrated by Jon Berkeley.
Author: Wallace, Karen.
Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2000, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When family members give five-year-old Scarlette a garden, she succeeds in growing gigantic
vegetables and creating something wonderful.
Call Number j: SB321 .W155 2000
Title: Scavengers and decomposers : the cleanup crew / by Pat Hughey ; illustrated by Bruce Hiscock.
Author: Hughey, Pat.
Publication: New York : Atheneum, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the characteristics and habits of various insects, birds, and other animals that clean up
waste materials in the environment and thus ensure that life as we know it continues on the earth.
Call Number j: QL757.5 .H874 1984
Title: The science book of things that grow / Neil Ardley.
Author: Ardley, Neil.
Publication: Toronto : Doubleday Canada, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Experiments with plants and fungi demonstrate growth.
Call Number j: QK731 .Ar28 1991
Title: Science experiments you can eat / by Vicki Cobb ; illustrated by Peter Lippman. -Author: Cobb, Vicki.
Publication: [New York] : Harper & Row, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Experiments with food demonstrate various scientific principles and produce an eatable result.
Includes fruit drinks, grape jelly, muffins, chop suey, yogurt, and junket.
Call Number j: QH55 .C634 1972

Title: Science with plants / Mike Unwin ; designed by Non Figg and Ian McNee ; illustrated by Kate Davies
; series editor, Helen Edom ; consultant, Margaret Rostron.
Author: Unwin, Mike.
Publication: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Easy science activities teach children about plants.
Call Number j: QK54 .Un9 1992
Title: Scratch and sniff garden.
Publication: New York : Dorling Kindersley, 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Readers are invited to discover the smells of a garden. Includes scratch and sniff photographs of
fragrant flowers.
Call Number j: SB301 .Scr17 1999
Title: The sea, the storm, and the mangrove tangle / by Lynne Cherry.
Author: Cherry, Lynne.
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A seed from a mangrove tree floats on the Caribbean sea until it comes to rest on the shore of a
faraway lagoon where, over time, it becomes a mangrove island that shelters many birds and animals, even
during a hurricane.
Call Number j: QK225 .C424 2004
Title: The seal family.
Author: LaBastille, Anne.
Publication: Washington, National Wildlife Federation, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Two stories in which Ranger Rick and his friends help some seals accompany brief descriptions of
various members of the seal family.
Call Number j: QL795.S43 L111 1973
Title: A season for mangoes / by Regina Hanson ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.
Author: Hanson, Regina.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In Jamaica, Sareen is concerned about participating in her first sit-up, a celebration of the life of
her recently deceased grandmother, but discovers that sharing her stories of Nana's passion for mangoes
helps lift the sadness.
Call Number j: SB379.M2 H198 2005
Title: Seasons / Anne Crausaz.

Author: Crausaz, Anne


Publication: Tulsa, OK : Kane Miller, 2011, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A little girl experiences the sights and sounds of the seasons.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s .C73 2011
Title: The seasons & the gardener ; a book for children / written by H. E. Bates and illustrated with drawings
by C. F. Tunnicliffe.
Author: Bates, Herbert Ernest, 1905-1974.
Publication: Cambridge, [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1941, c1940.
Reading Level:
Summary: This classic English gardening book, lovingly written for older children by a plantsman, is
beautifully illustrated with black and white drawings of all aspects of garden life and work.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s B318 1940
Title: The seasons & the woodman : a book for children / written by D. H. Chapman ; with drawings by C.
F. Tunnicliffe and an introduction by F. Fraser Darling. -Author: Chapman, Derek Harry, 1913Publication: Cambridge, [England] : Cambridge University Pr., 1941.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: All aspects of a British woodland are described in detail and beautifully illustrated with black and
white drawings of trees, forest fauna, work processes, and tools.
Call Number j: SD179 .C366 1941
Title: The seasons of Arnold's apple tree / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: As the seasons pass, Arnold enjoys a variety of activities involving his apple tree. Includes a recipe
for apple pie and a description of how an apple cider press works.
Call Number j: SB363 .G352 1984
Title: The second book of birds : bird families / by Olive Thorne Miller, with eight colored plates from
designs by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, and sixteen other full-page illustrations.
Author: Miller, Olive Thorne, 1831-1918.
Publication: Boston ; New York : Houghton, Mifflin, 1901.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary:
Call Number j: QL673 .M616 1901
Title: The secret fairy garden / by Allia Nolan ; illustrated by Kathi Ember.
Author: Zobel-Nolan, Allia.
Publication: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Children's Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Among six different novelties, children can open a folded flower to find fairies serving tea to
ladybugs, turn a wheel to see them grooming a caterpillar's hair, and watch then dancing in an enchanted
garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .Z71 2005
Title: The secret garden / adapted from the original novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett ; illustrations by
Mary Collier.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this adaptation of the classic novel, Mary comes to live in a lonely house and discovers an
invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
Call Number j: SB455 .B934a 1998
Title: The secret garden / by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Author: Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.
Publication: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c1911.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an
invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
Call Number j: SB455 .B934 1911
Title: The secret garden / Frances Hodgson Burnett ; illustrated by Tasha Tudor. -Author: Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.
Publication: New York : Lippincott, c1962.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an
invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
Call Number j: SB455 .B934 1962
Title: The Secret garden notebook : a first gardening book / illustrated by Graham Rust.
Publication: Boston : David R. Godine, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This beautifully illustrated book recounts the magic of The Secret Garden and offers simple
gardening projects that can even be done by older children. It contains spaces for children to record the
progress of their projects.
Call Number j: SB453 .Se25 1991
Title: Secret in the garden : a peek-through book / written and illustrated by James Mayhew ; inspired by
Frances Hodgson Burnett's The secret garden.
Author: Mayhew, James, 1964Publication: New York : Chicken House, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: One sunny day, Sophie is outside, reading her favorite book, when a robin drops a key into her
hands, which unlocks a door to a lush garden. Small die-cut holes reveal gimpses of the next page.

Call Number j: SB453 .M453 2003


Title: The secret life of the flowers : written and illustrated by Anne Ophelia Dowden.
Author: Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd, 1907Publication: New York : Odyssey Press, 1964.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers of adults.
Summary: Detailed diagrams show the innerworkings of different flowers.
Call Number j: QK926 .D752 1964
Title: The secret lives of backyard bugs : discover amazing butterflies, moths, spiders, dragonflies, and other
insects / Judy Burris and Wayne Richards.
Author: Burris, Judy, 1967Publication: North Adams, Mass. : Storey Pub., c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Explains the life stages, habits, and interesting facts for over forty species of insects and spiders.
Includes lists of plants that attract, feed, and shelter featured insects.
Call Number j: QL468 .B88 2011
Title: Secrets of the garden : food chains and the food web in our backyard / Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld ;
illustrated by Priscilla Lamont.
Author: Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.
Publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Depicts a family of four who make their garden their summer home as they prepare the soil, plant
seeds, water the garden, and watch for a harvest of vegetables.
Call Number j: QH523 .Z72 2012
Title: The seed / written and illustrated by Isabel Pin ; translated by Rosemary Lanning.
Author: Pin, Isabel.
Publication: New York : North-South Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A seed that falls onto the boundary between two rival tribes of insects grows into a cherry tree.
Call Number j: SB366 .P65 2001
Title: A seed, a flower, a minute, an hour / by Joan W. Blos ; illustrated by Hans Poppel.
Author: Blos, Joan W.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Illustrations and very brief text depict a seed changing into a flower, a bee into a swarm, a thought
into a poem, and other changes.
Call Number j: QH511 .B623 1992
Title: The seed and the giant saguaro / by Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Mike K. Rangner.

Author: Ward, Jennifer, 1963Publication: Flagstaff, Ariz. : Rising Moon, 2003.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this very well told variation on "The House that Jack built," a packrat, carrying fruit from the
giant saguaro, is chased by various desert animals and inadvertently helps spread the cactus seed. Includes
information on saguaros.
Call Number j: SB438.3.S14 W213 2003
Title: Seed-babies / by Margaret Warner Morley . -Author: Morley, Margaret Warner, 1858-1923.
Publication: Boston : Ginn & Company, c1896.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Jack, Ko, and Kittie discover how plants grow from seeds and how animals hatch from eggs.
Call Number j: QK661 .M827 1896
Title: A seed grows : my first look at a plant's life cycle / written by Pamela Hickman ; illustrated by Heather
Collins.
Author: Hickman, Pamela M.
Publication: Toronto ; Buffalo, N. Y. : Kids Can Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The growth of a watermelon from seed is described in cumulative text with fold-out illustrations.
Call Number j: QK731 .H528 1997
Title: A seed is sleepy / by Dianna Hutts Aston ; illustrated by Sylvia Long.
Author: Aston, Dianna Hutts
Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An informative and beautifully illustrated introduction to the great variety in the structure,
function, mechanisms, and history of seeds.
Call Number j: QK661 .As868 2007
Title: Seed, soil, sun : Earth's recipe for food / Cris Peterson ; photographs by David R. Lundquist.
Author: Peterson, Cris.
Publication: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces children to the subject of agriculture, showing not only how plants germinate, grow
and produce food, but also about the composition of soil and the creatures who live in it.
Call Number j: SB107 .P442s 2010
Title: The seed song / lyrics by Judy Saksie ; illustrated by Adjoa Burrowes.
Author: Saksie, Judy.
Publication: Cypress, Calif. : Creative Teaching Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: A song (lyrics and score) is followed by cut-paper illustrations showing how a seed grows into a
plant and then produces a pumpkin.
Call Number j: SB117 .Sa78 1994
Title: Seedfolks / by Paul Fleischman ; illustrations by Judy Pederson.
Author: Fleischman, Paul.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: One by one, a number of people of varying ages and backgrounds transform a trash-filled innercity lot into a productive and beautiful garden, and in doing so, the gardeners are themselves transformed.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .F628 1997
Title: The seedling child / written and illustrated by Ruth Lercher Bornstein.
Author: Bornstein, Ruth.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A little girl makes friends and shares her day with a tiny child she finds inside a flower.
Call Number j: SB455 .B645 1987
Title: Seeds / text and pictures by Ken Robbins.
Author: Robbins, Ken.
Publication: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: From flowers to fruits, everything begins with a tiny seed. Young readers will learn how seeds
grow, and how they vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns. From cherry pits to exploding pods, to
sticktight seeds that cling to your shoes, clear photographs illuminate how wondrous nature springs up
throughout the year before our very eyes.
Call Number j: QK661 .R536 2005
Title: Seeds and seed travels / Bertha Morris Parker ; illustrations by Olive Earle ; cover by W.T. Davidson.
Author: Parker, Bertha Morris.
Publication: Evanston, Ill., Harper & Row, 1965, c1959.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Ten different types of seeds, how they travel and what kinds of plants they become.
Call Number j: QK661 .P22 1965
Title: Seeds and seedlings / by Terry Jennings.
Author: Jennings, Terry J.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, 1989, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the seeds produced by different kinds of plants, how they spread, germinate, and grow
into a new plant. Includes study questions, activities, and experiments.
Call Number j: QK661 .J448 1981

Title: Seeds and weeds / by Rena K. Kirkpatrick ; illustrated by Debbie King.


Author: Kirkpatrick, Rena K.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Easy-to-read text and illustrations describe various kinds of seeds and weeds.
Call Number j: QK661 .K636 1991
Title: Seeds pop, stick, glide / text by Patricia Lauber ; photos. by Jerome Wexler.
Author: Lauber, Patricia.
Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Text and photographs describe the many different ways that seeds travel and disperse.
Call Number j: QK929 .L361 1981
Title: Seeds! Seeds! Seeds! / written and illustrated by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace.
Author: Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.
Publication: Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Buddy Bear learns about different kinds of seeds and their uses when he opens a package sent by
his grandfather.
Call Number j: QK661 .W155 2004
Title: Seeds, stems, and stamens : the ways plants fit into their world / by Susan E. Goodman ; photographs
by Michael J. Doolittle.
Author: Goodman, Susan E., 1952Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An engaging study of adaptations made by plants to do the things required for successful growing
-- getting sun, water and nutrients; staying safe from predators and making new plants.
Call Number j: QK641 .G624 2001
Title: Seeds to plants / Jeffrey Bates.
Author: Bates, Jeffrey.
Publication: New York : Gloucester Press, 1991, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explores the biology of seeds and how they develop into plants.
Call Number j: QK731 .B318 1990
Title: Seeing what plants do. Illustrated by Ginny Linville Winter.
Author: Rahn, Joan Elma, 1929Publication: New York, Atheneum, 1972.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Twenty-one experiments explain the growth process in a variety of plants.

Call Number j: QK54 .R12 1972


Title: A selection of neighbourly birds of the New World (Canada) / Charles van Sandwyk.
Author: Van Sandwyk, Charles.
Publication: North Vancouver, B.C. : Charles van Sandwyk Fine Arts, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Lovely whimsical watercolors of a crow, a wren, a warbler, a robin, a heron and pelican, along with
equally amusing and theatrical descriptions.
Call Number j: QL681 .V361 1995
Title: La semilla de zanahoria / por Ruth Krauss ; dibujos de Crockett Johnson ; traducido al espanol por
Argentina Palacios.
Author: Krauss, Ruth.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Book Services, c1978.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 K868s 1978
Title: Las semillas / Patricia Whitehouse.
Author: Whitehouse, Patricia, 1958Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the physical traits, function, and uses of seeds.
Call Number j: QK661 .W45 2011
Title: September roses / Jeanette Winter.
Author: Winter, Jeanette.
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: On September 11, 2001, two sisters from South Africa find a good use for the roses they have
grown when the flower show in New York City is canceled due to the attack on the World Trade Center.
Call Number j: SB411 .W734 2004
Title: Seven little rabbits / by John Becker ; illustrated by Barbara Cooney.-Author: Becker, John Leonard, 1901Publication: New York : Walker, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: One by one, as they walk down the road, seven little rabbits get tired and find places to sleep.
Call Number j: QL795.H35 B388 1973
Title: Shaina's garden / Denise Lewis Patrick ; pictures by Stacey Schuett.
Author: Patrick, Denise Lewis.
Publication: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, c1996.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: An Afro-American girl learns about vegetable gardening and grows her first tomatoes.
Call Number j: SB349 .P275 1996
Title: The shaman's apprentice : a tale of the Amazon rain forest / written by Lynne Cherry and Mark
Plotkin ; illustrated by Lynne Cherry.
Author: Cherry, Lynne.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Kamanya believes in the shaman's wisdom about the healing properties of plants found in the
Amazon rain forest and hopes one day to be a healer for his people.
Call Number j: QK99.S6 C424 1998
Title: Shanleya's quest : a botany adventure for kids ages 9 to 99 / written by Thomas J. Elpel ; illustrated by
Gloria Brown.
Author: Elpel, Thomas J.
Publication: Pony, Mont. : HOPS Press, 2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In a mythical world where time is a liquid that falls as rain upon the land, young Shanleya paddles
her canoe out to the tree islands to learn the plant traditions of her people. A unique educational book that
presents botanical concepts and plant identification skills.
Call Number j: QK90 .EL69 2005
Title: She who loves a garden / illustrated by Mary Engelbreit.
Author: Engelbreit, Mary.
Publication: Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews and McMeel, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A charming tribute to the joys of gardening and all things green and growing.
Call Number j: SB453 .En32 1993
Title: The sheep and the rowan tree / written and illustrated by Julia Butcher.
Author: Butcher, Julia.
Publication: New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A discontented rowan tree learns to appreciate its position more after being visited by a welltraveled bird, who tells it how unsuitable it would be to live anywhere else.
Call Number j: SB435.51.S6 B971 1984
Title: Shoots of green : poems for young gardeners / selected by Ella Bramblett ; illustrated by Ingrid Fetz. -Author:
Publication: New York : T. Y. Crowell c1968.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An anthology of poems celebrating the life of a garden through the seasons.
Call Number j: QH81 .Sh77 1968

Title: Show-me-how I can grow things : how-to-grow activity projects for the very young / Sally Walton &
Stephanie Donaldson.
Author: Walton, Sally.
Publication: New York : Smithmark Publishers, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Many and varied activities related to growing plants in containers are described and
photographically illustrated.
Call Number j: SB417 .W178 1995
Title: Shuktugan / D. Tarjemanov ; drawings by A. Keleinikov ; translated from the Russian by Natalie Ward.
Author: Tarjemanov, D.
Publication: Moscow : Progress Publishers, c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As a frivolous young woodpecker amuses himself imitating other animals, insects start to kill the
trees of the forest. Finally his grandfather teaches him the woodpecker's way of making a living.
Call Number j: QH541 .T174 1975
Title: The sidewalk rescue / by Hazel Hutchins ; art by Ruth Ohi.
Author: Hutchins, Hazel J.
Publication: Toronto : Annick Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: How a chalk drawing of flowers on a sidewalk led Josie to many scary adventures.
Call Number j: SB406 .H97 2004
Title: Signs along the river : learning to read the natural landscape / written and illustrated by Kayo
Robertson.
Author: Robertson, Kayo.
Publication: Boulder, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Believing that imagination is more important than knowledge, the author uses simple text and
black and white drawings to help the reader sense the presence of plants, mammals and birds that live near
the river.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M3 R472 1986
Title: Silkworms / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Isao Kishida.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner, c1982
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to the domesticated silkworm moth, raised on farms in Japan and elsewhere for
the sake of the silk thread out of which its cocoons are constructed.
Call Number j: QL561.B6 J637 1982

Title: Sing, Henrietta! Sing! / by Lynn Downey ; illustrated by Tony Sansevero.


Author: Downey, Lynn, 1961Publication: Nashvile, Tenn. : Ideals Children's Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Customers are eager to buy Henrietta and George's beautiful vegetables, but are frightened away
by Henrietta's terrible singing. Then Henrietta and George find out the plants thrive only when Henrietta
sings.
Call Number j: SB321 .D758 1997
Title: Sione's talo / by Lino Nelisi ; illustrated by Elspeth Williamson.
Author: Nelisi, Lino.
Publication: Auckland, New Zealand : Ashton Scholastic, 1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Sione finds a huge talo (i.e. taro) growing on his plantation and calls his family to help him pull it
out, but they are only successful with the help of an ant.
Call Number j: SB211.T2 N45 1992
Title: Sister night & sister day / told and illustrated by Beth Norling.
Author: Norling, Beth.
Publication: St. Leonards, N.S.W., Australia : Allen & Unwin, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this telling of the Grimms fairy tale Mother Holle, Mother Earth teaches twin sisters how to
take care of her home and one succeeds and the other does not.
Call Number j: SB363 .N779 2000
Title: Skunk at Hemlock Circle / by Victoria Sherrow ; illustrated by Allen Davis.
Author: Sherrow, Victoria.
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Skunk comes out at night to search the backyard for his dinner, instinctively using his natural
defences to escape from threats.
Call Number j: QL795.S5 Sh57 1994
Title: Skunk cabbage, sundew plants, and strangler figs : and 18 more of the strangest plants on Earth / Sally
Kneidel.
Author: Kneidel, Sally Stenhouse.
Publication: New York : John Wiley & Sons, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Get a close-up look at the wild, crazy, and daring lives of plants that can fly, hitch rides, float,
hibernate, and even grow fur!
Call Number j: QK49 .K734 2001
Title: The sky is full of song / selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Dirk Zimmer.
Publication: [New York] : Harper & Row, 1987, c1983.

Reading Level: Age Code 2--Early readers.


Summary: An anthology of poems celebrating the seasons.
Call Number j: QH81 .Sk91 1987
Title: Sky tree : seeing science through art / Thomas Locker with Candace Christiansen.
Author: Locker, Thomas, 1937Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follow a tree as it moves through the seasons. Thoughtful questions ask the reader to discern the
seasonal changes by observing the tree and the sky.
Call Number j: QK475 .L796 1995
Title: Slop! : a Welsh folktale / retold by Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrated by Yvonne LeBrun Davis.
Author: MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: To appease their tiny neighbors, an old couple tidily compost their food scraps.
Call Number j: S654 .M144 1997
Title: Sluggy Slug / Chris Raschka.
Author: Raschka, Christopher.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Sluggy Slug will not go because he is sluggy.
Call Number j: SB998.S5 R183 2000
Title: Slugs, bugs, and salamanders : discovering animals in your garden / Sally Kneidel ; illustrated by AnnaMaria Crum.
Author: Kneidel, Sally Stenhouse.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Focuses on the insects, birds, amphibians, and other animal life found in gardens, and discusses
the best ways to protect garden plants using biological controls.
Call Number j: QL59 .K734 1997
Title: Small garden animals / by Terry Jennings ; [illustrated by John Barber, Karen Daws].
Author: Jennings, Terry J.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, 1989, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes invertebrate animals which can be found in gardens, including insects, spiders, snails,
and worms. Includes review questions and related projects.
Call Number j: QL468 .J448 1982

Title: Small gardens for small folks / by Edith Loring Fullerton.


Author: Fullerton, Edith Loring Jones, 1876Publication: Philadelphia : W. Atlee Burpee & Co., 1915, c1912.
Reading Level:
Summary:
Call Number j: SB453 .F959 1912
Title: A small world to hold in your hand / Jerald P. Stowell.
Author: Stowell, Jerald P.
Publication: [S. l.] : The Author, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: By posing questions about bonsai and giving detailed answers, the author develops a manual on
growing and caring for bonsai.
Call Number j: SB450.5 .St79s 2004
Title: The Smokey Bear story / Ellen Earnhardt Morrison.
Author: Morrison, Ellen Earnhardt.
Publication: Alexandria, Va. : Morielle Press, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Illustrated account of the origin of the Cooperative Forest Fire Prevention (Smokey Bear)
Campaign, Smokey Bear, the varied advertising used, and the reasons for Smokey's continued popularity for
fifty years.
Call Number j: SD421.3 .M834 1995
Title: Snail / illustrations, A. Del Nevo.
Publication: New York : H. N. Abrams, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: After exploring his garden home, a baby snail ventures into the outside world.
Call Number j: QL430.4 Sn12 2001
Title: Snail / Jens Olesen ; photography by Bo Jarner.
Author: Olesen, Jens, 1946Publication: Morristown, N. J. : Silver Burdett, 1986, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Photographs, drawings, and text on two different levels of difficulty examine the characteristics
and behavior of the snail and follow its life cycle from mating to hatching and growth into adulthood.
Call Number j: QL430.4 .OL2 1986
Title: Snail boy / Leslie McGuirk.
Author: McGuirk, Leslie.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A snail the size of a pony, afraid that he will wind up in a circus, or worse, sets out to become
someone's pet.

Call Number j: QL430.4 .M179 2003


Title: The snail house / Allan Ahlberg ; illustrated by Gillian Tyler.
Author: Ahlberg, Allan.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2001, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Grandma tells Michael, Hannah, and their baby brother the story of three children who shrink to
such a small size that they decide to live in a snail's shell.
Call Number j: SB998.S7 Ah47 2001
Title: Snail trail / written and illustrated by Ruth Brown.
Author: Brown, Ruth.
Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: One Sunday morning, Slimy Snail sets out on an adventure which ends in a garden.
Call Number j: SB998.S7 B814 2000
Title: Snails / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Modoki Masuda.
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An introduction to the structure and ways of life of some of the 40,000 kinds of snails, with an
emphasis on land snails.
Call Number j: QL430.4 J637 1988
Title: Snails and slugs / by Elaine Pascoe.
Author: Pascoe, Elaine.
Publication: Woodbridge, Conn. : Blackbirch Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Investigates the physical characteristics, reproductive processes, habitats, and metamorphoses of
snails and slugs and provides instructions for related hands-on science projects.
Call Number j: SB998.S7 P263 1999
Title: The snail's spell / by Joanne Ryder ; pictures by Lynne Cherry.
Author: Ryder, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Puffin Books, 1988, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The reader imagines how it feels to be a snail.
Call Number j: QL430.4 .R975 1988
Title: Snaily Snail / by Chris Raschka.
Author: Raschka, Christopher.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2000.

Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.


Summary: Snaily Snail is loved all the time, no matter what he is doing.
Call Number j: SB998.S7 R183 2000
Title: Snips & snails & walnut whales : nature crafts for children / by Phyllis Fiarotta with Noel Fiarotta.
Author: Fiarotta, Phyllis.
Publication: New York : Workman, c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Instructions for making a variety of useful and decorative objects using raw materials from nature.
Call Number j: QK98.4.A1 F442 1975
Title: Snow pumpkin / Carole Lexa Schaefer ; illustrated by Pierr Morgan.
Author: Schaefer, Carole Lexa.
Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When it snows in October, two friends build a snowman using a pumpkin as its head.
Call Number j: SB347 .Sch13 2000
Title: Snug as a bug / written by Michael Elsohn Ross ; illustrated by Sylvia Long.
Author: Ross, Michael Elsohn, 1952Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Illustrations and short, rhyming verses portray bedtime rituals, from stories to goodnight kisses,
of various bugs as they settle down on a branch, in an old cap, or under a rock and head to dreamland.
Call Number j: QL467 .R733 2004
Title: Soil / Karen Bryant-Mole ; photographs by Barrie Watts.
Author: Bryant-Mole, Karen.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1996.
Reading Level:
Summary: This discussion of soil includes its composition and care, as wells as its role as a home for insects
and animals, and as a way of feeding the world.
Call Number j: S591 .B841 1996
Title: Soil erosion and pollution / by Darlene R. Stille.
Author: Stille, Darlene R.
Publication: Chicago : Children's Press, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the erosion and pollution of soil, the harmful effects of these processes, and ways of
preventing them.
Call Number j: S623 .St54 1990
Title: Solomon and the trees / Matt Biers-Ariel ; illustrated by Esti Silverberg-Kiss.

Author: Biers-Ariel, Matt.


Publication: New York : UAHC Press, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tells the story of King Solomon and the origins of Tu B'Shevat, a holiday that is celebrated by the
planting of trees in Israel.
Call Number j: QK490.I7 B478 2001
Title: A solstice tree for Jenny / Karen Shragg ; illustrated by Heidi Schwabacher.
Author: Shragg, Karen, 1954Publication: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Jenny and her family celebrate the winter solstice by decorating a potted Norfolk Island pine.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 Sh83 2001
Title: Some plants have funny names / by Diana Harding Cross ; illustrated by Jan Brett.
Author: Cross, Diana Harding.
Publication: New York : Crown, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Delves into the origin of unusual names given to plants growing in the woods, fields, marshes, and
along streams and roads of North America. Includes drawings of plants such as cattails, lady's slipper, and
Indian paintbrush in their natural setting.
Call Number j: QK13 .C8842 1983
Title: Some smug slug / by Pamela Duncan Edwards ; illustrated by Henry Cole.
Author: Edwards, Pamela Duncan.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A smug slug that will not listen to the animals around it comes to an unexpected end in this
alliterative story that teaches the letter "s."
Call Number j: SB998.S5 Ed97 1996
Title: Something is growing / Walter Lyon Krudop.
Author: Krudop, Walter, 1966Publication: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A jungle forest grows wild in a city after a boy plants a seed in a sidewalk crack.
Call Number j: SB453 .K934 1995
Title: The son of the cinnamon tree = Namu toryng ; The donkey's egg = Tangnagwi al l san nongbu /
[adapted by Duance Vorhees & Mark Mueller ; illustrated by Kim Yon-kyong, Kang Mi-sun]
Author: Vorhees, Duance.
Publication: Elizabeth, N. J. ; Seoul, Korea : Hollym, 1992, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Two Korean folktales: a cinnamon tree saves its son's life and then finds him a bride; a dumb
farmer buys a watermelon which he mistakes for a donkey's egg.
Call Number j: QK83 .V914 1990
Title: Song of La Selva : a story of a Costa Rican rain forest / by Joan Banks ; illustrated by Higgins Bond.
Author: Banks, Joan, 1942Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced reader.
Summary: A strawberry poison frog travels through a Costa Rican rain forest searching for his territory.
Includes illustrated glossary of plants and animals depicted in the story.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27cac B226 1998
Title: Song of the chirimia : a Guatemalan folktale = La musica de la chirimia : folklore Guatemalteco /
retold and illustrated by Jane Anne Volkmer ; translated by Lori Ann Schatschneider.
Author: Volkmer, Jane Anne.
Publication: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A bilingual retelling of a Guatemalan folktale about a young man who wins the hand of a young
Mayan princess by playing a flute made from a ceiba (Kapok) branch.
Call Number j: QK495.B66 C4, V65, 1990
Title: Song of the seven herbs / by Walking Night Bear (Henryk Binder) and Stan Padilla, illustrator.
Author: Walking Night Bear.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Gold Circle Productions, c1983.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Seven tales based on North American Indian lore relate how the Creator gave us herbs and why
we are to be thankful for them.
Call Number j: SB108.4 Na6 W154 1983
Title: Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems / written by Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by Beckie
Prange.
Author: Sidman, Joyce.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A collection of poems providing a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants found in ponds,
is accompanied by interesting and accurate information about each one.
Call Number j: QH541.5.P63 Si13 2005
Title: Sonoran seasons : a year in the desert / by Gisela Jernigan ; illustrated by E. Wesley Jernigan.
Author: Jernigan, Gisela, 1948Publication: Tucson, Ariz. : Harbinger House, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A month-by-month look at Sonoran desert plants and their uses by native Papago and recent
Anglo inhabitants.

Call Number j: SB108.4.Na6sw J482 1994


Title: Sopa de pepino / Vickie Leigh Krudwig ; ilustraciones por Craig McFarland Brown ; traducido por
Antonio Hernndez Madrigal.
Author: Krudwig, Vickie Leigh, 1957Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: All the insects in the garden, from ten little black ants down to one tiny flea, get involved in
moving a fallen cucumber. Includes a recipe for cucumber soup and factual information about the insects in
the story.
Call Number j: SB337 .K934s 1998
Title: Sophie's squash / written by Pat Zietlow Miller ; illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf.
Author: Miller, Pat Zietlow
Publication: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2013.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl befriends a squash.
Call Number j: SB347 .M618 2013
Title: Sori's harvest moon day : a story of Korea / written and illustrated by Lee Uk-Bae.
Author: Yi, Ok-pae.
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As she travels from the city to her grandmother's village, a young girl looks forward to her family's
celebration of Chu-Suk, the harvest moon festival.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sa Y5 1999
Title: La sorpresa de Nandi / Eileen Browne ; [traduccion: Maria Cecilia Silva-Diaz].
Author: Browne, Eileen.
Publication: Caracas, Venezuela : Ediciones Ekare, 2009.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Nandi, a Kenyan girl, is surprised when she discovers that the fruits she has brought to her friend
Tindi are all tangerines.
Call Number j: SB379.A1 B816s 2009
Title: Soy un arbol / Idea y texto : M.A. Pacheco, J.L. Garcia Sanchez ; Ilustraciones : M.A. Pacheco.
Author: Pacheco, Miguel Angel.
Publication: Madrid : Ediciones Altea, c1974.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The life of a tree told in Spanish. The tree begins as a small seed and grows into a large tree that is
useful to people, birds, and insects.
Call Number j: QK475 .P33 1974

Title: The spice alphabet book : herbs, spices, and other natural flavors / by Jerry Pallotta ; illustrated by
Leslie Evans.
Author: Pallotta, Jerry.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge Pub., c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An A-Z introduction to spices, herbs, and other plants used in cookery.
Call Number j: SB305 .P179 1994
Title: Spider secrets : stories of spiders / by Beatrice Bowles ; illustrated by Phillip Kuznicki.
Author: Bowles, Beatrice.
Publication: San Francisco : Harmony Hill Productions, [1998?]
Reading Level: Age code 3 - Advanced readers.
Summary: Includes five enchanting tales from Asia, Africa and America that feature mythic spiders.
Call Number j: QL451 .B681 1998
Title: Spider silk / by Augusta Goldin ; illustrated by Joseph Low.
Author: Goldin, Augusta R.
Publication: New York : Crowell, c1964.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains how a spider spins its web and the many uses of that strong silk.
Call Number j: QL451 .G569 1964
Title: Spider's nest / written by Kate Scarborough ; illustrated by Gabriele Maschietti.
Author: Scarborough, Kate.
Publication: [Alexandria, Va.] : Time-Life Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the step-by-step process of a female trapdoor spider building its nest topped with moss.
Features step-cut pages to emphasize the way things get bigger as they grow.
Call Number j: QL451 .Sc72 1997
Title: Spill the beans and pass the peanuts : legumes / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c1999.
Reading Level:
Summary: Presents information on the history, production, and uses of several popular members of the
legume family: peanuts, lentils, peas, and beans, particularly soybeans. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB177.L45 H874 1999
Title: Spirit of the forest : tree tales from around the world / Eric Maddern and Helen East ; illustrated by
Alan Marks.
Author: Maddern, Eric.
Publication: London : Frances Lincoln, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: Twelve tree tales from around the world include stories from New Zealand, Nepal, Greece,
Uganda, and North America.
Call Number j: QK475 .M263 2002
Title: Spot in the garden / Eric Hill.
Author: Hill, Eric.
Publication: New York : Putnam, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Describes Spot the dog's daily activities in his family's garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .H551 1991
Title: Spring / by Phyllis S. Busch ; illustrated by Megan Halsey.
Author: Busch, Phyllis S.
Publication: New York : Benchmark Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains what spring is like, and why it occurs. Includes indoor and outdoor projects.
Call Number j: QH53 .B96sp 2000
Title: Spring gardens / with antique changing pictures by Ernest Nister ; [written by Lisa Rojany].
Author: Nister, Ernest.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Poems about spring gardens are illustrated with antique-style pull-tab changing pictures.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s N637 1994
Title: Spring story / Jill Barklem.
Author: Barklem, Jill.
Publication: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2000, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the activities of the Brambly Hedge community of field mice on a spring day as they
prepare a surprise picnic for Wilfred's birthday.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp B246 2000
Title: Squashed / Joan Bauer.
Author: Bauer, Joan, 1951Publication: New York : Puffin Books, 2001, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A sixteen-year-old girl finds that growing the biggest pumpkin for the state fair helps her lose
weight and find love.
Call Number j: SB347 .B326 1992
Title: Squirmy wormy composters / Bobbie Kalman & Janine Schaub.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947-

Publication: New York : Crabtree, c1992.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This introduction to the physical characteristics and beneficial effects of earthworms includes
information on how to raise earthworms as pets.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 K126 1992
Title: Squirrel and John Muir / Emily Arnold McCully.
Author: McCully, Emily Arnold.
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In the early 1900s, a wild little girl nicknamed Squirrel meets John Muir, later to become a famous
naturalist, when he arrives at her parents' hotel in Yosemite Valley seeking work and knowledge about the
natural world.
Call Number j: QH31.M9 M139 2004
Title: Stanley mows the lawn / Craig Frazier.
Author: Frazier, Craig, 1955Publication: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: While mowing his lawn, Stanley meets Hank, a snake who prefers the grass long.
Call Number j: SB433 .F869 2005
Title: The star maiden : an Ojibway tale / retold by Barbara Juster Esbensen ; illustrated by Helen K. Davie.
Author: Esbensen, Barbara Juster.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tired of wandering in the sky, the star maiden becomes a water lily and finds a perfect home on
earth.
Call Number j: SB423 .Es12 1988
Title: Starting gardening / Sue Johnson and Cheryl Evans ; designed by Non Figg ; illustrated by Teri Gower
; photographs by Howard Allman.
Author: Johnson, Sue.
Publication: London : Usborne, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Indoor and outdoor gardening and nature craft projects are accompanied by step-by-step
illustrations.
Call Number j: SB453 .J637 1996
Title: Starting with nature plant book / written by Pamela Hickman ; illustrated by Heather Collins.
Author: Hickman, Pamela M.
Publication: Toronto, Ont., Canada ; Niagara Falls, N. Y. : Kids Can Press, 2000, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes what plants are and how they grow. Includes projects and nature study activities.

Call Number j: QK49 .H528 2000


Title: State flowers : including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico / by Elaine Landau.
Author: Landau, Elaine.
Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Describes each state's officila flower and tells of legends associted with the flower.
Call Number j: QK112 .L231 1992
Title: State trees : including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico / by Sue R. Brandt.
Author: Brandt, Sue R.
Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Describes each state's official tree and how it was chosen.
Call Number j: QK477.S7 B734 1992
Title: Stella : fairy of the forest / Marie-Louise Gay.
Author: Gay, Marie-Louise.
Publication: Toronto, Ont., [Canada] ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Douglas & McIntyre, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Stella takes her brother on a fanciful tour of the forest.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 G252 2002
Title: Stellaluna / Janell Cannon.
Author: Cannon, Janell, 1957Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with
her mother.
Call Number j: QL795.B3 C164 1993
Title: Step gently out / poem by Helen Frost ; photographs by Rick Lieder.
Author: Frost, Helen, 1949Publication: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2012.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Close-up photos and lightly-rhymed declarative verse capture a bug's-eye view of nature and
encouarge children to experience the world outside their doors with care and openness. Includes insect
facts.
Call Number j: QL467 .F929 2012
Title: Step into spring : a new season / by Jane Belk Moncure ; illustrated by Jenny Williams ; created by the
Child's World.
Author: Moncure, Jane Belk.

Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Distributed by Childrens Press, c1990.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes various aspects of spring in brief text and illustrations.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sp M744 1990
Title: Step into summer : a new season / by Jane Belk Moncure ; illustrated by Jodie McCallum ; created by
the Child's World.
Author: Moncure, Jane Belk.
Publication: Chicago, Ill. : Distributed by Childrens Press, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes various aspects of summer in brief text and illustrations.
Call Number j: SB454.C17su M744 1990
Title: Stinky and stringy : stem & bulb vegetables / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes historical origins, use, and growing requirements of garlic, onions, shallots, leeks,
celery, asparagus, and rhubarb. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB321 .H872s 1999
Title: The story of chocolate / written by C.J. Polin.
Author: Polin, Caryn J.
Publication: New York, NY : DK Pub., 2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains where chocolate comes from and how the bitter product of cocoa beans is made sweet.
Call Number j: SB267 .P65 2005
Title: The story of Ferdinand / by Munro Leaf ; illustrated by Robert Lawson.
Author: Leaf, Munro, 1905Publication: New York : Puffin Books, 1977, c1964.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A story of a bull in Spain who simply wants to sit under a cork oak tree and smell the flowers.
Call Number j: SB406 .L47 1977
Title: The story of Kwanzaa / by Donna L. Washington ; illustrated by Stephen Taylor.
Author: Washington, Donna L., 1967Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the tradition and customs of Kwanzaa and includes activities.
Call Number j: QK83.2.K8 W276 1996

Title: The story of rice ; The cows & the trumpet = Dao mi di gu shi ; Jin niu yu ying la ba / [edited by
Emily Ching, Ko-Shee Ching and Theresa Austin].
Author:
Publication: Cerritos, CA : Wonder Kids Publications, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Two traditional Chinese tales; the first is about the introduction of rice into human world; the
second is about the origin of the morning glory flower.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 S86 1991
Title: Story of the giant turnip : a Chinese folktale = [Chinese characters] / created by the Chinese bilingual
teachers of Oakland Unified School District.
Author:
Publication: [Oakland, Calif.] : Oakland Unified School District, Office of Bilingual Education, 1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A group learns the value of teamwork as one animal after another joins in the effort to pull a giant
turnip out of the ground.
Call Number j: SB211.T8 St76 1995
Title: The story of the root children / Sibylle von Olfers.
Author: Olfers, Sibylle, 1881-1916.
Publication: Edinburgh, [Scotland] : Floris Books, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After their winter sleep, the root-children emerge to enjoy spring and summer and their return to
Mother Earth in autumn.
Call Number j: QK644 .OL2 1990
Title: Strange partners : the story of symbiosis / by Anabel Dean ; illustrated by L'Enc Matte.
Author: Dean, Anabel.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1976.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Examines specific examples of three major kinds of symbiosis, or the living together of two unlike
organisms--commensalism, mutualism, and parasitism.
Call Number j: QH548 .D344 1976
Title: Strange plants / Jason Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Jason, 1942Publication: Vero Beach, Fla. : Rourke Enterprises, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction to some unusual ways that plants have adapted to their environments.
Call Number j: QK914 .C786 1991
Title: Stranger in the woods : a photographic fantasy / Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick.
Author: Sams, Carl R.
Publication: Milford, Mich. : C.R. Sams II Photography, c2000.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: Forest animals, awakened by the birds' warning that there is a stranger in the woods, set out to
discover if there is danger and find, instead, a wonderful surprise; illustrated by real forest photographs.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 Sa49 2000
Title: The strangler fig and other strange plants, written and illustrated by Olive L. Earle.
Author: Earle, Olive Lydia.
Publication: New York, W. Morrow, 1967.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes some interesting plants: epiphytes that live on food provided by air and water, parasites
that live on sap stolen from other plants, and saprophytes that live on decayed matter found in the earth.
Call Number j: QK83 .Ea75 1967
Title: Strawberry / Jennifer Coldrey ; photographs by George Bernard.
Author: Coldrey, Jennifer, 1940Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Silver Burdett, 1989, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Photographs, drawings, and text describe how the strawberry plant flowers, produces
strawberries, and sends out runners to start new plants.
Call Number j: SB385 .C673 1989
Title: Strawberry girl / written and illustrated by Lois Lenski.
Author: Lenski, Lois, 1893Publication: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Ten-year-old Birdi Boyer and her family move to Florida and establish a farm where they grow
strawberries.
Call Number j: SB385 .L548 1973
Title: The stream that stood still / Beverley Nichols ; illustrated by Richard Kennedy. -Author: Nichols, Beverley, 1898-1983.
Publication: London : Collins, 1975.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Jill confronts the evil Sam and Miss Smith to rescue her brother Jack who has been imprisoned in
a magic stream.
Call Number j: QH541.5.S7 N515 1975
Title: Strega Nona : an original tale / written and illustrated by Tomie de Paola.
Author: De Paola, Tomie.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Strega Nona leaves her garden helper, Big Anthony, alone with her magic pasta pot, he is
determined to show the townspeople how it works.
Call Number j: SB61 .D44 1975

Title: El suelo : tierra y arena / por Natalie M. Rosinsky ; ilustrado por Sheree Boyd ; traduccion, Sol
Robledo.
Author: Rosinsky, Natalie M. (Natalie Myra)
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses the nature, uses, and importance of soil and the many forms of life that it supports.
Call Number j: S591 .R67 2007
Title: Sugar on snow / Nan Parson Rossiter.
Author: Rossiter, Nan Parson
Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two young brothers help their Dad in another season of sugaring off, the process by which maple
syrup is made.
Call Number j: SB239.M3 R67 2002
Title: Summer / by Phyllis S. Busch ; illustrated by Megan Halsey.
Author: Busch, Phyllis S.
Publication: New York : Benchmark Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes changes that occur in nature in summer and suggests activities that can be used to
study what happens to plants and animals at this time of year.
Call Number j: QH53 .B96su 2000
Title: Summer story / Jill Barklem.
Author: Barklem, Jill.
Publication: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2000, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Despite some unexpected developments, the summer wedding of Poppy and Dusty, field mice of
Brambly Hedge, goes off beautifully.
Call Number j: SB454.C17su .B246 2000
Title: Summertime rainbow : a bilingual book of colors / Belle Yang.
Author: Yang, Belle
Publication: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-reader.
Summary: In this story presented in both English and Chinese, bunnies hop through the meadow on a
beautiful summer day, spotting blue sky, white clouds, yummy green grass, and other colorful sights.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M4 Y16 2012
Title: Sun calendar / written and illustrated by Una Jacobs ; [translated by Jane Sutton].
Author: Jacobs, Una.

Publication: Morristown, N.J. : Silver Burdett, 1986, c1983.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and illustrations describe how the sun's changing position in the sky throughout the year
affects all life on earth.
Call Number j: QH81 .J156 1983
Title: The sun egg / Elsa Beskow.
Author: Beskow, Elsa Maartman, 1874-1953.
Publication: Edinburgh, [Scotland] : Floris Books, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An elf finds an orange in the forest and thinks the sun has laid an egg. With the help of other
forest dwellers, she discovers its true identity.
Call Number j: SB370.O7 B463 2006
Title: Sun journey : a story of Zuni Pueblo / by Ann Nolan Clark ; illustrated by Percy Tsisete Sandy.
Author: Clark, Ann Nolan, 1898Publication: Santa Fe, N. M. : Ancient City Press, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A ten year old Zuni Indian boy lives for one year in the Pueblo learning from his grandfather the
important lessons of Zuni life through the seasons.
Call Number j: SB108.4.Na6sw C547 1988
Title: The sun, the moon, and the gardener's son / by Charles Heilbronn ; illustrated by Y.Z. Kami.
Author: Heilbronn, Charles.
Publication: New York : Abrams, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The gardener's son and Rainbow, who can change the color of things, do what they can to help a
poppy when the Moon and the Sun quarrel.
Call Number j: QK495.P22 H363 2001
Title: Sun through small leaves : poems of spring / with pictures by Satomi Ichikawa.
Publication: New York : William Collins, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Poems about spring by famous poets are accompanied by illustrations by renowned illustrator
Satomi Ichikawa.
Call Number j: SB454 .C17sp Su71 1980
Title: The sunflower / illustrated by Christel Rosenfeld ; text adaptation by Barbara J. Ciletti.
Author: Dieckmann, Marliese.
Publication: Longmont, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart, c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The story of a little boy who put out seed for a wintering chickadee provides a glimpse into the
interdependent life cycles of plants and animals and the beauty of nature.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 D563 1981

Title: Sunflower / by Miela Ford ; pictures by Sally Noll.


Author: Ford, Miela.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A young girl plants a sunflower seed, waters it, and watches it grow.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 F754 1995
Title: The sunflower family / by Cherie Winner ; photographs by Sherry Shahan.
Author: Winner, Cherie.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes physical characteristics, reproduction, distribution, and some uses of the Compositae.
Call Number j: QK495.C74 A1, W73, 1996
Title: Sunflower house / written by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt.
Author: Bunting, Eve, 1928Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young boy plants a ring of sunflowers that grows into a summer playhouse. After the flowers
are past, he and his friend share the seeds with wildlife and collect seeds to plant another playhouse next
year.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 B886 1996
Title: Sunflower houses : garden discoveries for children of all ages / Sharon Lovejoy.
Author: Lovejoy, Sharon, 1945Publication: Loveland, Colo. : Interweave, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Stories, poems, garden plans, and special projects inspired by the garden.
Call Number j: SB457 .L942 1991
Title: Sunflower Sal / Janet S. Anderson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Johns.
Author: Anderson, Janet, 1946Publication: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this fable about size, Sal, a very big girl, cannot sew a delicate quilt, but instead plants
sunflowers to create a large patchwork design on the landscape.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 An23 1997
Title: Sunflowers / by Cynthia Overbeck ; photographs by Susumu Kanozawa.
Author: Overbeck, Cynthia.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1981.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: Text and photographs describe the growth of a sunflower from a seed to a full-grown plant.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 Ov2 1981
Title: Sunflowers, magnolia trees & other flowering plants / by Steve Parker.
Author: Parker, Steve, 1952Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, 2009.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: This book introduces you to a well known group of plants, from bright sunflowers to beautiful
magnolia trees. It explores the history of flowering plants and examines the way flowering plants reproduce
and obtain energy. It also looks at the various uses for flowering plants, including decoration and agriculture.
Call Number j: QK643.A5 P228 2009
Title: The sun's daughter / by Pat Sherman ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.
Author: Sherman, Pat.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An Iroquois myth explaining how the seasons came to be.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 Sh55 2005
Title: Sunset best kids garden book / by the Sunset editors.
Publication: Menlo Park, Calif. : Sunset, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The basics of gardening both indoors and out are explained and delightfully illustrated.
Call Number j: SB453 .Su74b 1992
Title: Super salads / created by Mark Icanberry ; illustrated by Mark Icanberry and Arthur Mount [and
Aaron Grbich]
Author: Icanberry, Mark.
Publication: [S.l.] : Look, Learn & Do Publications, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: David, Jessica, and Newton build a greenhouse and plant vegetables. Includes directions on how
to build a greenhouse.
Call Number j: SB415 .Ic1 2000
Title: The surprise garden / by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern.
Author: Hall, Zoe, 1957Publication: New York : Blue Sky Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After sowing unmarked seeds, three youngsters wait expectantly for their garden to grow.
Call Number j: SB321 .H149 1998
Title: Suzette and Nicholas in the garden / Satomi Ichikawa ; [translated from the French].
Author: Ichikawa, Satomi.

Publication: New York : St. Martin's Press, c1986.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two children and their baby brother explore the plant and animal life that flourishes in their
lovely garden.
Call Number j: QL59 .Ic3 1986
Title: Sweet and delicious; fruits of tree, bush, and vine, by Elizabeth K. Cooper and Padraic Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Elizabeth K.
Publication: Chicago, Childrens Press [1973]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Traces the history and cultivation of such fruits as the apple, banana, strawberry, and avocado.
Includes a variety of recipes.
Call Number j: QK660 .C78 1973
Title: Sweet dried apples : a Vietnamese wartime childhood / Rosemary Breckler ; illustrated by Deborah
Kogan Ray.
Author: Breckler, Rosemary, 1920Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A Vietnamese child remembers wartime and her relationship with her grandfather, the village
herb doctor.
Call Number j: QK99.V5 B742 1996
Title: Sweet, sweet fig banana / Phillis Gershator ; illustraions by Fritz Millevoix.
Author: Gershator, Phillis.
Publication: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Soto takes some of the bananas he has grown to share with his friends at the Market Square where
his mother works.
Call Number j: SB379.B2 G323 1996
Title: The sweetest fig / Chris van Allsburg.
Author: Van Allsburg, Chris.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After being given two magical figs that make his dreams come true, Monsieur Bibot sees his plans
for future wealth upset by his long-suffering dog.
Call Number j: SB365 .V263 1993
Title: Swirl by swirl : spirals in nature / written by Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by Beth Krommes.
Author: Sidman, Joyce.
Publication: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, c2011.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Celebrates the shape of a spiral in nature, from rushing rivers to flower buds and even the shape
of an ear.
Call Number j: QH48 .Si13 2011
Title: The tale of Peter Rabbit / by Beatrix Potter.
Author: Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943.
Publication: London : Frederick Warne, 2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This is a 100th anniversary facsimile of the original 1902 edition of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of
Peter Rabbit's misadventures in Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden.
Call Number j: SB322 .P851 2002
Title: The tale of Peter Rabbit : a pop-up book / abridged by Marian Hoffman ; paper engineering by Bruce
Foster.
Author: Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943.
Publication: Baltimore, Md. : DreamHouse, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: This simple retelling of the tale of Peter Rabbit's adventures in Mr. McGregor's garden is
charmingly illustrated with three-dimensional pop-up pages.
Call Number j: SB322 .P851 1994
Title: The tale of the turnip / Brian Alderson ; illustrated by Fritz Wegner.
Author: Alderson, Brian.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When a poor farmer grows a gigantic turnip and the king pays him handsomely for it, the envious
town squire tries to get an even bigger reward for one of his horses.
Call Number j: SB211 .T8 AL23 1999
Title: A tale of tulips, a tale of onions / by David Birchman ; illustrated by Jonathan Hunt.
Author: Birchman, David Francis.
Publication: New York : Four Winds Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Amid the tulipomania craze in seventeenth-century Holland, gardener Ed Vard Grooter's love of
tulips and sea captain Drooter Van Zooter's love of onions almost bring them to blows.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 B531 1994
Title: The talking tree / created by Al Cherry; written by Rita McKenzie; illustrated by Terence Hanley;
edited by Elizabeth Kutzko, Beth Jester, Al Cherry.
Author: McKenzie, Rita.
Publication: Champaign, Ill. : International Society of Arboriculture, [1998?].
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An arborist explains how trees grow and how to care for them.
Call Number j: SB435.8 .M199 1998?

Title: The talking vegetables / retold by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert ; illustrated by Julie
Paschkis.
Author: Paye, Won-Ldy.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After Spider refuses to help the villagers plant the vegetables, he is in for a surprise when he goes
to pick some for himself.
Call Number j: SB321 .P39 2006
Title: Tall and tasty : fruit trees / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the historical origins, uses, and growing requirements of various fruit trees, such as the
apple, peach, mango, and fig. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB355 .H874t 2000
Title: The tallest tree / poem, Robert Lieber ; illustrations, Aleks Petrovitch ...
Publication: [San Francisco?] : Golden Gate National Parks Association, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Board book of bright illustrations and rhymes about animals and plants teaches children about the
ecology of a coast redwood forest.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 T145 2001
Title: Tane ga tobu / Kai Nobue saku to e ; technical advice by Morita Tatsuyoshi.
Author: Kai, Nobue.
Publication: Tokyo : Fukuinkan Shoten, 1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Lovely illustrated Japanese text explaining various ways seeds are dispersed.
Call Number j: QK929 .K35 1987
Title: Tao Yuanming on learning / text, Hua Shiming ; illustrations, Xu Lele.
Author: Hua, Shih-ming.
Publication: Beijing, China : Morning Glory Press, 1986.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Using as examples the slow growth of a rice plant and the span of time required to wear away a
grinding stone, a Chinese poet shares the secret of learning with a young student.
Call Number j: SB191.R5 H86 1986
Title: Tap the magic tree / Christie Matheson.
Author: Matheson, Christie
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2013.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: Invites the reader to tap, rub, touch, and wiggle illustrations to make an apple tree bloom,
produce fruit, and lose its leaves.
Call Number j: SB363 .M421 2013
Title: Tara's tree house / written by Helen Dunmore ; illustrated by Karin Littlewood.
Author: Dunmore, Helen, 1952Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub., 2006, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Tara begins her visit with Gran unhappy and bored, but when the man in the apartment
downstairs allows others in the building to use his garden, she not only has a place to play, she learns what it
was like to be a child during World War II. Includes facts about evacuees and victory gardens.
Call Number j: SB473.5.T7 D921 2006
Title: Tell me, tree : all about trees for kids / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: Boston : Little Brown, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Featuring a special section on how children can make a tree identification book of their own, this
title is a bright and colorful introduction to trees, leaves, and their inner workings in nature.
Call Number j: QK475 .G352 2002
Title: Temperate deciduous forest / April Pulley Sayre.
Author: Sayre, April Pulley.
Publication: New York : Twenty-First Century Books, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Explores North America's temperate deciduous forests, including their climate, geology, and
plants and animal life.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 Sa99 1994
Title: Ten little ladybugs / by Melanie Gerth ; illustrated by Laura Huliska-Beith.
Author: Gerth, Melanie.
Publication: Santa Monica, Calif. : Piggy Toes Press, c2000
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Ten touchable ladybugs disappear from a garden one by one.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 G328 2000
Title: Ten red apples / Pat Hutchins.
Author: Hutchins, Pat, 1942Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In rhyming verses, one animal after another neighs, moos, oinks, quacks, and makes other
appropriate sounds as each eats an apple from the farmer's tree.
Call Number j: SB363 .H97 2000

Title: Ten rosy roses / Eve Merriam ; illustrations by Julia Gorton.


Author: Merriam, Eve, 1916Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Ten rosy roses stand in a line until, one by one, ten children pick them.
Call Number j: SB411 .M551 1999
Title: Ten seeds / by Ruth Brown.
Author: Brown, Ruth.
Publication: New York : Knopf, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A boy plants ten sunflower seeds, but only one grows on to flower and produce more seeds.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 B814 2001
Title: Ten tall oaktrees / Richard Edwards ; pictures by Caroline Crossland.
Author: Edwards, Richard, 1949Publication: New York : Tambourine Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Over a period of time, a stand of ten oak trees is cut down one by one, until there are none.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7 A1 Ed98 1993
Title: The tenth good thing about Barney / Judith Viorst ; illustrated by Erik Blegvad.
Author: Viorst, Judith.
Publication: New York : Aladdin Books, 1988, c1971.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A boy overcomes his grief over the loss of his cat by planting seeds in the ground where the cat is
buried.
Call Number j: QH541.5.G3 V814 1971
Title: Texas wildflowers : a children's field guide to the state's most common flowers / text by Beverly
Magley ; illustrations by D. D. Dowden.
Author: Magley, Beverly.
Publication: Billings, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Common Texas wildflowers are described and illustrated with color drawings. They are grouped
by habitat and each habitat is also generally described.
Call Number j: QK188 .M273 1993
Title: That apple is mine! / retold and illustrated by Katya Arnold ; based on a story by V. Suteev.
Author: Arnold, Katya.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: In this retelling of a Russian folk tale, Rabbit, Crow, and Hedgehog fight over ownership of an
apple, until Bear persuades them to share.
Call Number j: SB363 .Ar64 2000
Title: There stand the giants; the story of the redwood trees.
Author: Weaver, Harriett E.
Publication: Menlo Park, Calif., Lane Book Co. [1960]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary:
Call Number j: QK495.S5 W37 1960
Title: There's a billy goat in the garden : based on a Puerto Rican folk tale / retold by Laurel Dee Gugler ;
illustrated by Clare Beaton.
Author: Gugler, Laurel Dee.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Barefoot Books, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A bee chases a stubborn goat out of the garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .G939 2003
Title: There's a hair in my dirt! : a worm's story / Gary Larson ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson.
Author: Larson, Gary.
Publication: New York : HarperPerennial, 1999, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A father worm tells his son a tale about the forest and its inhabitants.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 L329 1999
Title: Things that grow.
Publication: New York : Snapshot, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Early readers.
Summary: Labeled photographs introduce plants and their fruits and flowers.
Call Number j: QK49 .T348 1996
Title: Things that grow : step-by-step science activity projects / from the Smithsonian Institution.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Garett Stevens Pub., c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Experiments and other scientific activities demonstrate how crystals, plants, fruit flies, and other
life forms grow.
Call Number j: QH511 .T348 1993
Title: Thinking about ants / by Barbara Brenner ; illustrated by Carol Schwartz.
Author: Brenner, Barbara
Publication: New York : Mondo, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Asks the reader to imagine what it would be like to be an ant, describing what ants look like, what
they eat, where and how they live, and more.
Call Number j: QL568.F7 B751 1997
Title: This is our earth / by Laura Lee Benson ; illustrated by John Carrozza.
Author: Benson, Laura Lee, 1963Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary:
Call Number j: QH48 .B443 1994
Title: This is the apple that Jack ate / [from seeds sprouted by members Carolyn Williams and Maggie
Baylis]
Publication: [San Francisco] : Strybing Arboretum Society, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tells the story of the source of the apple that Jack ate.
Call Number j: SB363 .T349 1984
Title: This is the seed / written by Alan Trussell-Cullen ; illustrated by Kelly Riley.
Author: Trussell-Cullen, Alan.
Publication: Glenview, Ill. : GoodYearBooks, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The story of how wheat grows from seed and is made into bread is told in cumulative text.
Call Number j: SB191.W5 T775 1996
Title: This is the sunflower / by Lola M. Schaefer ; pictures by Donald Crews.
Author: Schaefer, Lola M., 1950Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A cumulative verse describing how a sunflower in a garden blossoms and, with the help of the
birds, spreads its seeds to create an entire patch of sunflowers.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 Sch13 2000
Title: This is the tree / Miriam Moss ; illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway.
Author: Moss, Miriam.
Publication: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Kane/Miller, 2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A lyrical description of the ancient baobab tree and how it provides shelter and nourishment to
wildlife of the African plain.
Call Number j: QK495.B66 A4, M855, 2000
Title: This is your garden / Maggie Smith.
Author: Smith, Maggie, 1965-

Publication: New York : Crown Publishers, c1998.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A little girl, given good tools and seeds, begins to grow a garden that needs water, sun, weeding,
and her encouragement.
Call Number j: SB453 .Sm62 1998
Title: This little piggy / Linda Jennings, Valeria Petrone.
Author: Jennings, Linda.
Publication: London : Levinson Books, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Little Piggy wanders out of the garden and then returns home.
Call Number j: SB453 .J445 1997
Title: This year's garden / by Cynthia Rylant ; pictures by Mary Szilagyi.
Author: Rylant, Cynthia.
Publication: New York : Bradbury Press, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Follows the seasons of the year as reflected in the growth, life, and death of the vegetable garden
of a large rural family.
Call Number j: SB321 .R983 1984
Title: The thistle princess / Vivian French ; illustrated by Elizabeth Harbour.
Author: French, Vivian.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A king and queen open their garden to the children of their kingdom, so they can play with their
princess who is born from a thistle.
Call Number j: SB615.T4 F889 1998
Title: The three golden oranges / written by Alma Flor Ada ; illustrated by Reg Cartwright.
Author: Ada, Alma Flor.
Publication: New York : Atheneum Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Acting on the advice of the old woman on the cliff by the sea, three brothers who wish to find
brides go in search of three golden oranges.
Call Number j: SB370.O7 Ad11 1999
Title: The three little wolves and the big bad pig / Eugene Trivizas ; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
Author: Trivizas, Eugenios.
Publication: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An altered retelling of the traditional tale about the conflict between pig and wolf--with a surprise
ending.
Call Number j: SB455 .T739 1993

Title: The three questions / written and illustrated by Jon J. Muth.


Author: Muth, Jon J.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, 2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Nikolai asks his animal friends to help him answer three important questions: "When is the best
time to do things?" "Who is the most important?" and "What is the right thing to do?"
Call Number j: QH81 .M88 2002
Title: Three stalks of corn / by Leo Politi.
Author: Politi, Leo, 1908Publication: New York : Macmillan, 1994, c1976.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: When Angelica's grandmother explains the legends and uses of corn, the three tall stalks in the
garden take on new significance.
Call Number j: SB191.M2 P759 1994
Title: Through Georgia's eyes / Rachel Rodriguez ; illustrated by Julie Paschkis.
Author: Rodriguez, Rachel.
Publication: New York : H. Holt and Co., c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Collages represent the style of artist Georgia O'Keeffe, who saw and painted the natural world in
a new way and was able to share this vision through her paintings.
Call Number j: QK98.Ok2 R618 2006
Title: Thumbelina / illustrated by Nicoletta Oeccoli ; based upon the story by Hans Christian Andersen.
Author: Andersen, Hans Christian, 1805-1875.
Publication: Columbus, Ohio : McGraw-Hill Children's Pub., c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A tiny girl is born from a flower, has many adventures, and finally meets the tiny Flower King who
eventually marries her.
Call Number j: SB406 .An22 2002
Title: Thumbelina / story by Hans Christian Andersen ; adapted and illustrated by Brad Sneed.
Author: Sneed, Brad.
Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Retelling of Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale about the adventures of a tiny girl who becomes
queen of the flowers.
Call Number j: SB406 .Sn24 2004
Title: Thumbelina = Pulgarcita / adaptation by Caterina Valriu ; illustrated by Max.
Author: Valriu i Llinas, Caterina, 1960-

Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, 2004.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The adventures of a tiny girl no bigger than a thumb and her many animal friends.
Call Number j: SB406 .V35s 2004
Title: Thumbeline / Hans Christian Andersen ; illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger ; translated by Anthea Bell.
Author: Andersen, Hans Christian, 1805-1875.
Publication: London ; New York : North-South Books, 2000, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The adventures of a tiny girl, born from a tulip flower, and no bigger than a thumb.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 An23 2000
Title: Thyme for kids / by Leanna K. Potts and Evangela Potts.
Author: Potts, Leanna K.
Publication: Joplin, Mo. : The Authors, c1990.
Reading Level:
Summary: This book gives detailed instructions for preparing, planting, and harvesting an herb garden, as
well as many recipes that could be prepared by older children using the herbs.
Call Number j: SB294 .P858 1990
Title: Tibby / DeeDee Reilly ; illustrations by Betsy Walker.
Author: Reilly, DeeDee.
Publication: Nashville, Tenn. : Scythe Publications, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mrs. Doolie "recycles" Tibby, a spruce tree who is picked to be her Christmas tree, in different
ways throughout the year.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 R273 1997
Title: Tiger flower. Paintings by Fleur Cowles. Pref. by Yehudi Menuhin.
Author: Vavra, Robert.
Publication: New York, Reynal [1969, c1968]
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A tiny tiger tells how he came to be in the land where nothing is as it should be or the way it once
was.
Call Number j: QL795.T5 V47 1969
Title: Tiger lilies and other beastly plants / by Elizabeth Ring ; illustrated by Barbara Bash.
Author: Ring, Elizabeth, 1920Publication: New York : Walker & Co: 1996, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes several plants that remind us in some way of animals, including the foxglove, pussy
willow, skunk cabbage, and snapdragon.
Call Number j: QK96 .R472 1996

Title: The time garden / Edward Eager ; illustrated by N.M. Bodecker.


Author: Eager, Edward.
Publication: San Diego, CA : Harcourt Brace, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: While spending the summer in a house by the sea, four cousins discover a bank of wild thyme
whose magic propels them on a series of adventures back and forth through time.
Call Number j: SB295.T4 Ea31 1999
Title: The tin forest / by Helen Ward ; illustrated by Wayne Anderson.
Author: Ward, Helen, 1962Publication: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An old man's persistent dreams transform a garbage dump into a forest full of life.
Call Number j: SD409 .W212 2001
Title: Tingo tango mango tree / story by Marcia Vaughan ; pictures by Yvonne Buchanan.
Author: Vaughan, Marcia K.
Publication: Morristown, N.J. : Silver Burdett, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When iguana Sombala Bombala Rombala Roh grows a ripe, juicy, giant mango and tries to keep it
for herself, she is outwitted by Bitteo Biteo the bat.
Call Number j: SB379.M2 V465 1995
Title: A tiny family / by Norman Bridwell.
Author: Bridwell, Norman.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, 1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A tiny girl and her tiny brother, who live in a garden, embark on a perilous journey into the house
of a giant to retrieve their grandfather's umbrella.
Call Number j: SB453 .B764 1999
Title: Tiny green thumbs / C. Z. Guest ; illustrated by Loretta Krupinski.
Author: Guest, C. Z.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tiny Bun and his grandmother plan, plant, and grow a vegetable garden. Includes step-by-step
instructions for planting carrots, beans, cucumbers, corn, and sunflowers.
Call Number j: SB321 .G938 2000
Title: The tiny seed / Eric Carle.
Author: Carle, Eric.
Publication: Saxonville, Mass. : Picture Book Studio, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: A simple description of a flowering plant's life cycle through the seasons.
Call Number j: QK661 .C192 1987
Title: Titch / by Pat Hutchins.
Author: Hutchins, Pat, 1942Publication: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1993, c1971.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Titch feels left out because he is so much smaller than his brother and sister until he gets a little
seed that grows bigger than anything they have.
Call Number j: SB117 .H97 1971
Title: Tobias, the quig, and the rumplenut tree / written and illustrated by Tim Robinson.
Author: Robinson, Tim, 1963Publication: Delray Beach, Fla. : Winslow Press, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young boy who loves gardening frees a bird from its gilded cage so it can take its place at home
in a tree that depends on the bird to properly plant its nuts.
Call Number j: SB401 .R567 2000
Title: Tomato / Barrie Watts.
Author: Watts, Barrie.
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Silver Burdett, 1990, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In text and illustrations, this book follows the development of a tomato from seed to full
maturity.
Call Number j: SB349 .W349 1989
Title: Tom's midnight garden / A. Philippa Pearce ; illustrated by Susan Einzig.
Author: Pearce, Philippa.
Publication: New York : J. B. Lippincott, c1958.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A fantasy about a very unhappy boy who made a wonderful discovery after he went to live with
relatives in a tiny apartment in the city.
Call Number j: SB455 .P315 1958
Title: Tonia the tree / written by Sandy Stryker ; illustrated by Itoko Maeno.
Author: Stryker, Sandy.
Publication: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Advocacy Press, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Tonia the tree is transplanted and must learn that change is part of growing and living.
Call Number j: QK477.F3 St89 1988
Title: Too many pumpkins / Linda White ; illustrated by Megan Lloyd.

Author: White, Linda, 1948Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1996.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An old woman who has hated pumpkins ever since she was a girl and her family had nothing else
to eat finds herself with a full crop of them.
Call Number j: SB347 .W584 1996
Title: Tops & bottoms / adapted and illustrated by Janet Stevens.
Author: Stevens, Janet.
Publication: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Hare turns his bad luck around by striking a clever deal with the rich and lazy bear down the road
in this story about the edible parts of vegetables.
Call Number j: SB321 .St47 1995
Title: The Town mouse and the country mouse : an Aesop fable / illustrated by T. R. Garcia.
Author:
Publication: Mahwah, N. J. : Troll Associates, c1979.
Reading Level: Ade code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When the town mouse and the country mouse visit each other, they decide they prefer their own
way of living.
Call Number j: QL795.M37 T66 1979
Title: A treasury of flower fairies / poems and pictures by Cicely Mary Barker.
Author: Barker, Cicely Mary, 1895-1973.
Publication: London ; New York : Frederick Warne, 1991, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the flowers.
Call Number j: QK83 .B241t 1990
Title: Tree / written and edited by Penelope Arlon.
Author: Arlon, Penelope.
Publication: New York : DK Pub., c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanded readers.
Summary: All you want to know about trees, including varieties and uses, is presented in a very interesting
and engaging format.
Call Number j: QK475 .Ar43 2006
Title: Tree / created by Gallimard Jeunesse and Pascale de Bourgoing ; illustrated by P. M. Valet and Sylvie
Prols.
Author: Bourgoing, Pascale de.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, 1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.

Summary: Follows a chestnut tree through the seasons as it sprouts from its seed, blossoms, grows, sheds
leaves, and drops new chestnuts that will one day become trees too. Includes a description of different types
of trees and how to recognize them.
Call Number j: QK475 .B667 1992
Title: Tree / written by David Burnie ; [special photography, Peter Chadwick, Philip Dowell, and Kim
Taylor].
Author: Burnie, David.
Publication: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Photographs and text explore the anatomy and life cycle of trees, examining the different kinds of
bark, seeds, and leaves, the commercial processing of trees to make lumber, the creatures that live in trees,
and other aspects.
Call Number j: QK475 .B935 1988
Title: The tree / written by Judy Hindley ; illustrated by Alison Wisenfeld.
Author: Hindley, Judy.
Publication: New York : Clarkson N. Potter, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Lyrical text, poetic words, and charming illustrations provide information about trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .H586 1990
Title: Tree / by Claire Llewellyn ; illustrated by Simon Mendez.
Author: Llewellyn, Claire.
Publication: Chanhassen, Minn. : NorthWord Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle of an apple tree, from seed to sapling to full-grown tree.
Call Number j: SB363 .L77 2004
Title: The tree / written by Dana Lyons ; illustrated by David Lane Danioth ; forewords by Julia Butterfly
Hill & Pete Seeger.
Author: Lyons, Dana.
Publication: Bellevue, Wash. : Illumination Arts Publishing, 2003, c2002.
Reading Level: Age code 2 --Early reader.
Summary: An 800-year-old Douglas fir in the Pacific-Northwest forest ponders the many things it has seen
in the natural world as it hears the bulldozers coming, and then some people arrive to save it from
destruction.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27na L995 2002
Title: The tree / by Karen Gray Ruelle ; illustrated by Deborah Durland DeSaix.
Author: Ruelle, Karen Gray
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Recounts the life of an elm tree from the time it falls to the ground as a seed to its maturity as the
oldest tree in Madison Square Park. Includes a running timeline of momentous events in the park and New
York City.
Call Number j: QK495.U4 A1, R832, 2008
Title: The tree / Naomi Russell.
Author: Russell, Naomi.
Publication: New York : E. P. Dutton, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrations and simple text follow the life cycle of an oak tree as it provides homes for animals
and logs for the woodcutter.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7 A1 R915 1989
Title: The tree book : for kids and their grown-ups / written and illustrated by Gina Ingoglia.
Author: Ingoglia, Gina.
Publication: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Brooklyn Botanic Garden, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The first part of this clearly-written book is about trees in general--their structure, how they grow
and reproduce, and other interesting facts. The second part will help readers identify and learn about more
than thirty different kinds of trees found in North America. The author's beautiful drawings illustrate many
carefully-observed details.
Call Number j: QK475 .In4t 2008
Title: Tree flowers / Millicent E. Selsam ; illustrated by Carol Lerner.
Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York : W. Morrow, 1984.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Text and drawings follow the growth cycle of twelve common flowering trees: pussywillow, white
oak, sugar maple, elm, apple, horse chestnut, flowering dogwood, magnolia, witch hazel, black walnut, black
locust, and tulip tree.
Call Number j: QK653 .Se496 1984
Title: A tree for me / by Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by Sheila White Samton.
Author: Van Laan, Nancy.
Publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A child climbs five different trees, looking for a place to hide and finding an increasing number of
animals already in residence, until finally the perfect tree is found.
Call Number j: QK475 .V322 2000
Title: The tree giants : the story of the redwoods, the world's largest trees / illustrations by D. D. Dowden ;
text by Bill Schneider.
Author: Schneider, Bill.
Publication: Helena, Mont. : Falcon Press, c1988.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: This book introduces the largest and most remarkable trees on earth, the California redwoods.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 Sch51 1988
Title: A tree in a forest / by Jan Thornhill.
Author: Thornhill, Jan.
Publication: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1992, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Presents the life story of a 200-year-old maple tree.
Call Number j: QK495.A17 T393 1991
Title: The tree in the ancient forest / Carol Reed-Jones ; illustrations by Christopher Canyon.
Author: Reed-Jones, Carol.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 R251 1995
Title: The tree in the moon and other legends of plants and trees / by Rosalind Kerven ; illustrated by Bryna
Waldman.
Author: Kerven, Rosalind, 1954Publication: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A collection of traditional tales about plants and trees from a variety of cultures.
Call Number j: QK83 .K477 1989
Title: Tree in the trail / written and illustrated by Holling Clancy Holling.
Author: Holling, Holling Clancy.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, c1970.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The story of a cottonwood tree growing on the Great Plains, and its contributions to the history
of the Southwest.
Call Number j: QK495.S16 H72 1970
Title: The tree in the wood : an old nursery song / adapted and illustrated by Christopher Manson.
Author: Manson, Christopher.
Publication: New York : North-South Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This cumulative folk song traces a fine tree back to the acorn planted by a boy whose bed was
feathered by a bird nesting in a similar tree.
Call Number j: QH527 .M318 1993
Title: A tree is a plant / by Clyde Robert Bulla ; illustrated by Stacey Schuett.
Author: Bulla, Clyde Robert.

Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c2001.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the growth of an apple tree, from seed to tree, and how the tree changes through the
seasons.
Call Number j: SB363 .B872 2001
Title: A tree is growing / by Arthur Dorros ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler.
Author: Dorros, Arthur.
Publication: New York : Scholastic Press, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tree growth and ecology are explained in simple text with detailed illustrations.
Call Number j: QK475 .D737 1997
Title: A tree is nice / Janice May Udry ; pictures by Marc Simont.
Author: Udry, Janice May.
Publication: [New York] : Harper & Row, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Briefly describes the value of a tree.
Call Number j: QK475 .Ud7 1956
Title: The tree lady : the true story of how one tree-loving woman changed a city forever / H. Joseph
Hopkins ; illustrated by Jill McElmurry.
Author: Hopkins, H. Joseph
Publication: New York : Beach Lane Books, 2013.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Learn about Katherine Olivia Sessions who brought trees to San Diego and created what
eventually became Balboa Park.
Call Number j: SB63.S23 H77 2013
Title: Tree life / photographed by Kim Taylor ; written by Theresa Greenaway.
Author: Greenaway, Theresa, 1947Publication: New York : Dorling Kindersley, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes various animals that live on or in trees, including the butterfly, woodpecker, and tree
frog.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 G828 1992
Title: Tree of cranes / written and illustrated by Allen Say.
Author: Say, Allen.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Japanese boy learns of Christmas when his mother decorates a pine tree with paper cranes.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 Sa99 1991

Title: The tree of life : a book depicting the life of Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist & thinker / by Peter
Sis.
Author: Sis, Peter.
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Presents the life of the famous nineteenth-century naturalist using text from Darwin's writings and
detailed drawings by Sis.
Call Number j: QK31.D2 Si81 2003
Title: Tree of life : the incredible biodiversity of life on earth / written by Rochelle Strauss ; illustrated by
Margot Thompson.
Author: Strauss, Rochelle, 1967Publication: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Reveals how all living things are separated into five kingdoms--all of which contain different facets
of life on Earth--in an introduction to biodiversity.
Call Number j: QH75 .S77 2004
Title: Tree of life : the world of the African baobab / Barbara Bash.
Author: Bash, Barbara.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books ; Boston : Little, Brown, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and pictures document the life cycle of this amazing tree of the African savannah, and
portrays the animals and people it helps to support.
Call Number j: QK495 .B66 A4 B291 1989
Title: The tree of time : a story of a special sequoia / by Kathy Baron.
Author: Baron, Kathy.
Publication: Yosemite National Park, Calif. : Yosemite Association, c1994.
Summary: Story traces the life of a Redwood over 2000 years showing its stages of development in relation
to important events in world history.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 B268 1994
Title: A tree on your street / by Seymour Simon ; pictures by Betty Fraser. -Author: Simon, Seymour.
Publication: New York ; Holiday House, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An exploration of the natural history and ecology of street trees.
Call Number j: SB476.3 .Si55 1973
Title: A tree place and other poems / Constance Levy ; illustrated by Robert Sabuda.
Author: Levy, Constance.
Publication: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books ; c1994.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: A collection of forty poems about nature and the outdoor world.
Call Number j: QH81 .L579 1994
Title: The tree that rains : the flood myth of the Huichol Indians of Mexico / retold by Emery Bernhard ;
illustrated by Durga Bernhard.
Author: Bernhard, Emery.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In this harvest myth from the Huichol Indians of western Mexico's Sierra Madre, a farmer's
prayers for an end to drought are answered when a large fig tree showers his fields with rain.
Call Number j: SB365 .B457 1994
Title: The tree that sat down / Beverley Nichols ; illustrated by Isobel and John Morton Sale.
Author: Nichols, Beverley, 1898-1983.
Publication: London : Collins, 1975.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advancded readers.
Summary: Judy helps a grandmother run a shop under a willow tree, but their peaceful life is disrupted by a
rival shopkeeper.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 N515 1975
Title: The tree that time built : a celebration of nature, science, and imagination / selected by Mary Ann
Hoberman and Linda Winston ; [illustrations by Barbara Fortin].
Publication: Napperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, c2009.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: An anthology of more than 100 poems celebrating the wonders of the natural world and
encouraging environmental awareness. Includes an audio CD that comprises readings of 44 of the poems,
many performed by the poets themselves.
Call Number j: QH81 .T74 2009
Title: The tree that would not die / by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Ted Rand.
Author: Levine, Ellen.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The historic Treaty Oak of Austin, Texas tells the story of its history.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7, U6t, L578, 1995
Title: Tree trios / story and illustrations by Rachel Hartman.
Author: Hartman, Rachel.
Publication: Savoy, IL : International Society of Arboriculture, [19--]
Call Number j: SB435 .T71 1900
Title: Trees

Publication: San Francisco : Jules Books, [n.d.]


Reading Level: Age code 2 - Early readers.
Summary: Pictures of more than fifty different kinds of trees are paired with drawings of significant details
and common names.
Call Number j: QK475 .T714 n.d.
Title: Trees / by Rachel Benjamin and Willis Lindquist.
Author: Benjamin, Rachel.
Publication: New York : Golden Press, c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers.
Summary: A guide to common trees with illustrations.
Call Number j: QK475 .B438 1969
Title: Trees / Jason Cooper.
Author: Cooper, Jason, 1942Publication: Vero Beach, Fla. : Rourke Enterprises, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An introduction to types, characteristics, and habitats of trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .C786 1991
Title: Trees / by Terry Jennings ; [illustrated by Norma Burgin, Karen Daws, David More].
Author: Jennings, Terry J.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, 1989, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the life cycle and individual parts of trees. Includes study questions, activities, and
experiments.
Call Number j: QK475 .J448 1982
Title: Trees / text by Maria Angeles Julivert.
Author: Julivert, Maria Angeles.
Publication: New York : Enchanted Lion, 2007, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: This field guide shows the distinctive features that make it possible to recognize different species
of trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .J945 2007
Title: Trees / by Rena K. Kirkpatrick ; illustrated by Jo Worth and Ann Knight.
Author: Kirkpatrick, Rena K.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Easy-to-read text and illustrations introduce various kinds of trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .K636 1991

Title: Trees / by Bertha Morris Parker ; checked for scientific accuracy by Wilbur R. Mattoon ; kodachromes
not credited by R. D. Bezucha ; drawings by Olga Kucera ; cover by Erling Larsen.
Author: Parker, Bertha Morris.
Publication: Sacramento : California State Department of Education, c1959.
Reading Level:
Summary:
Call Number j: QK482 .P223 1959
Title: Trees / Jonathan Pine ; illustrated by Ken Joudrey.
Author: Pine, Jonathan.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book introduces seven trees from around the world that are commonly grown in North
America, and talks about the importance of trees to our global environment.
Call Number j: QK475 .P652 1995
Title: Trees / by Illa Podendorf.
Author: Podendorf, Illa.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the parts of a tree and their functions, as well as the kinds of trees and their place in
the environment.
Call Number j: QK475 .P751 1982
Title: Trees / by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald ; with illustrations by S.R. Bodmin.
Author: Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian Seymour, 1900Publication: Loughborough : Wills & Hepworth, 1963.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: An illustrated guide to selected trees of Great Britain.
Call Number j: QK475 .V631 1963
Title: Trees; a guide to familiar American trees, by Herbert S. Zim and Alexander C. Martin. Illustrated by
Dorothea and Sy Barlowe.
Author: Zim, Herbert Spencer, 1909-1994.
Publication: New York, Golden Press [c1956]
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Pictures of 140 common trees, identifying their leaves, fruit, form, range, and uses.
Call Number j: QK482 .Z65 1956
Title: Trees : a poem / by Harry Behn ; illustrated by James Endicott.
Author: Behn, Harry.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A poem celebrates the importance of trees.

Call Number j: QK475 .B395 1992


Title: Trees : an ecology book for children on Asian/Pacific trees / Asian/Pacific Copublication Programme.
Author:
Publication: New Delhi : National Book Trust, 1996, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Ecological and ethnobotanical facts, lore, and poetry about Asian trees are compiled from material
by the 18 UNESCO member states in the Asian/Pacific region.
Call Number j: QK490 .T714 1996
Title: Trees and leaves / Rosie Harlow & Gareth Morgan.
Author: Harlow, Rosie.
Publication: New York : Warwick Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Simple experiments introduce various aspects of trees and leaves.
Call Number j: QK475 .H227 1991
Title: The trees kneel at Christmas / Maud Hart Lovelace ; illustrated by Marie-Claude Monchaux.
Author: Lovelace, Maud Hart, 1892Publication: Edina, Minn. : Abdo & Daughters, 1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: After Grandmother explains why the trees in Lebanon kneel at Christmas, Afify and Hanna hope
to witness a similar miracle in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 L942 1994
Title: Trees of the tropics / written by Jennifer Cochrane.
Author: Cochrane, Jennifer
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses tropical forests and trees of various areas of the world.
Call Number j: QK474.5 .C643 1991
Title: Trees of the world / David Lambert.
Author: Lambert, David, 1932Publication: Hove, East Sussex, [England] : Wayland, c1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This book discusses trees, including their growth, ecology, management, and uses.
Call Number j: QK475 .L172 1985
Title: A trellis for Mr. Ellis, or how I saved the world from global warming / A.G. Ellis writing as Louisa May
Allcat ; illustrations: T.K. Deaton and A.G.Ellis.
Author: Ellis, A. G.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Allcat Press, 2001.

Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.


Summary: An orphaned cat helps green the world from her own balcony to rooftop gardens and office
towers.
Call Number j: QC903 .EL59t 2001
Title: The tremendous tree book / by Barbara Brenner and May Garelick ; illustrated by Fred Brenner.
Author: Brenner, Barbara
Publication: Honesdale, Pa. : Caroline House/Boyds Mills Press, c1979.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple illustrated verses describe trees, tree life cycles, tree history, tree ecology, tree products,
and more.
Call Number j: QK475 .B751 1979
Title: Trout are made of trees / April Pulley Sayre ; illustrated by Kate Endle.
Author: Sayre, April Pulley.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: "Leaves and bacteria, insects and fish, bears and people, too--we're all part of one big circle of
growing and eating and living"--Inside front flap.
Call Number j: QH541.5.S7 Sa99 2008
Title: The true book of springtime tree seeds. Illus. by Stanley Fleming.
Author: Russell, Helen Ross, 1915Publication: Chicago, Childrens Press [1972]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Discusses maple and pine seeds and how they become plants.
Call Number j: QK661 .R91 1972
Title: The true tale of Johnny Appleseed / by Margaret Hodges ; illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root.
Author: Hodges, Margaret, 1911Publication: New York : Holiday House, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Relates the story of the man who traveled west planting apples which provided fruit for pioneer
settlers.
Call Number j: SB363 .H666 1997
Title: Tulip builds a birdhouse / by Dale Gottlieb.
Author: Gottlieb, Dale, 1952Publication: Santa Fe, N. M. : Envision Pub., c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Pull-tab and lift-the-flap pictues show Tulip the rabbit building a birdhouse and making friends
with the birds who come to nest in it.
Call Number j: QL676.5 .G175 1998

Title: Tulips / Jay O'Callahan ; [illustrated by] Debrah Santini.


Author: O'Callahan, Jay.
Publication: Atlanta : Peachtree Publishers, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Famous for his pranks, Pierre has never dared to play a trick on his Grand Ma Mere, whose tulips
grace one of the loveliest gardens in Paris; but one day, Pierre does dare.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 Oc1 1996
Title: Tulips / adapted by Kathleen Pohl.
Author: Pohl, Kathleen.
Publication: Milwaukee, Wis. : Raintree Publishers, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3-- Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and photographs examine the life cycle of tulips and explain how to grow them.
Call Number j: SB413.T9 P753 1987
Title: Tumba of Torrey pines / by William Maurice Culp ; with thirty-six block prints by Harry Howes Hall.
Author: Culp, William Maurice.
Publication: San Francisco : Harr Wagner Pub. Co., 1931.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Fictional history of the Torrey pines which are endemic to a small coastal area in southern
California. Illustrated with woodcuts.
Call Number j: QK484.C2 C8992 1931
Title: The turnip / Walter de la Mare ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes.
Author: De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956.
Publication: Boston : D.R. Godine, 1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A kind but poor farmer gains a fortune and his rich brother's envy when he grows an enormous
turnip.
Call Number j: SB211.T8 D45 1992
Title: The turnip : story and pictures by Janina Domanska. -Author: Domanska, Janina.
Publication: New York : Collier Books, c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A Slavic folk tale about a giant turnip which requires the labor of grandmother, grandfather, and a
host of animals to harvest.
Call Number j: SB211.T8 D71 1969
Title: The turnip : an old Russian folktale / illustrated by Pierr Morgan.
Author: Morgan, Pierr.
Publication: New York : Putnam & Grosset Group, 1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: One of Dedoushka's turnips grows to such an enormous size that the whole family, including a
host of animals, is needed to pull it up.
Call Number j: SB211.T8 M823 1996
Title: Turtle spring / Deborah Turney Zagwn.
Author: Zagwyn, Deborah Turney.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The changing seasons bring surprises to Clee, including a turtle, which crawls away into a
compost pile in the winter.
Call Number j: SB454.C17s Z13 1998
Title: Tt and the ti plant / created and written by Sandra L. Goforth ; illustrated by Christine Joy Pratt ;
pillow designed by Betty Rose Rezentes.
Author: Goforth, Sandra L.
Publication: Honolulu : MnM Pub., c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tt is a Hawaiian quilter whose patterns tell stories of native plants. She shares her story about
the ti plant with her grandchildren.
Call Number j: SB438.3.Ag4 G557 1993
Title: Tt and the ulu tree / created and written by Sandra L. Goforth ; illustrated by Christine Joy Pratt ;
pillow designed by Betty Rose Rezentes.
Author: Goforth, Sandra L.
Publication: Honolulu : MnM Pub., c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Tt is a Hawaiian quilter whose patterns tell stories of native plants. She shares her story about
the breadfruit tree with her grandchildren.
Call Number j: SB379.B8 G557 1994
Title: Twigboy / Stephen Gammell.
Author: Gammell, Stephen.
Publication: San Diego : Silver Whistle, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Having wandered into dangerous Weedland, Twigboy is saved by Rockwell, a rolling rock, and
together the two set out to get revenge.
Call Number j: SB611 .G147 2000
Title: The Twigg family's adventures / Barbara Thomson.
Author: Thomson, Barbara.
Publication: London : Athena, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: When Mr. Young trims the privet bush in his garden, four of the clippings come to life and take
up residence in his garden. They make a home under the holly bush and have lots of exciting adventures all
year long.
Call Number j: SB435 .T382 2008
Title: Two old potatoes and me / words by John Coy ; pictures by Carolyn Fisher.
Author: Coy, John, 1958Publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: After a young girl finds two old potatoes at her father's house, they plant and tend them to see if
they will have new potatoes in September.
Call Number j: SB211.P8 C839 2003
Title: Two trees / story and pictures in linoleum blocks by Ed Nofziger ; acknowledgment to Allen W.
Bratton.
Author: Nofziger, Ed.
Publication: Washington, D. C. : American Tree Assn., 1946.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The story of two tree seedlings, Ashton and Elmer, who grew up in different environments,
explains factors that cause some trees to grow up strong and healthy while others are short and twisted.
Call Number j: SD387.W7 N685 1946
Title: The ugly vegetables / by Grace Lin.
Author: Lin, Grace.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A girl learns to appreciate the Chinese vegetables that she and her mother grow.
Call Number j: SB323.C44 L63 1999
Title: Under a stone / Jen Green.
Author: Green, Jen.
Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the various creatures, mostly insects, that live under rocks and in the ground.
Call Number j: QL110 .G823 1999
Title: Under the cherry blossom tree : an old Japanese tale / retold and illustrated by Allen Say.
Author: Say, Allen.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997, c1974.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A cherry tree growing from the top of the wicked landlord's head is the beginning of his
misfortunes and a better life for the poor villagers.
Call Number j: SB366 .Sa99 1974

Title: Under the lemon moon / by Edith Hope Fine ; illustrated by Rene King Moreno.
Author: Fine, Edith Hope.
Publication: New York : Lee & Low Books, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Rosalinda learns from La Anciana, an old wise woman, how to heal her sick lemon tree.
Call Number j: SB370.L4 F493 1999
Title: Unearthing garden mysteries : experiments for kids / Ellen Talmage ; photographs by Bruce Curtis.
Author: Talmage, Ellen.
Publication: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Kids, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Experiments and nature study activities introduce children to garden ecology.
Call Number j: QK54 .T147 2000
Title: Uno's garden / Graeme Base.
Author: Base, Graeme.
Publication: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Uno builds a home and garden in the magnificent forest among the playful puddlebuts and
feathered frinklepods, but as the place becomes more and more popular, it is overtaken by tourists and
buildings until the forest and animals seem to disappear altogether.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 B291u 2006
Title: The Usborne complete first book of nature / Rosamund Kidman Cox ... [et al.].
Author: Cox, Rosamund Kidman
Publication: London : Usborne Pub., 1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Helps children develop a greater understanding and appreciation of the plants and animals around
them.
Call Number j: QH53 .C839 1990
Title: Van Gogh and the sunflowers : a story about Vincent van Gogh / by Laurence Anholt.
Author: Anholt, Laurence.
Publication: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's ; [2007]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Despite the derision of their neighbors, a young French boy, Camille, and his family befriend the
lonely painter, Vincent Van Gogh, who comes to their town, and begin to admire his unusual paintings.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 An49 2007
Title: Vanilla, chocolate & strawberry : the story of your favorite flavors / Bonnie Busenberg.
Author: Busenberg, Bonnie.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications Co., c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.

Summary: Describes how vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry came to become popular flavorings, how they
were originally used, how they're used today, and what makes them taste the way they do. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB107 .B962 1994
Title: Vanishing forests / by Helen J. Challand ; forestry consultant, Steven Kellert.
Author: Challand, Helen J.
Publication: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the major types of forests on Earth, their current status, and the environmental
problems they face.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 C351 1991
Title: The Vege-men's revenge / pictures by Florence K. Upton ; verses by Bertha Upton.
Author: Upton, Florence K. (Florence Kate), 1873-1922.
Publication: La Jolla, Calif. : Green Tiger Press, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Vegetables get revenge for their mistreatment by humans by planting Miss. Poppy and eating the
resulting vegetables. This is Miss Poppy's dream, told in verse.
Call Number j: SB321 .U68 1987
Title: The vegetable book / written by Cynthia Overbeck ; illustrated by Sharon Lerner.
Author: Overbeck, Cynthia.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A brief introduction to the characteristics of a variety of vegetables.
Call Number j: SB321 .Ov2 1975
Title: Vegetable garden / Douglas Florian.
Author: Florian, Douglas.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Picture book follows a family as it plants a vegetable garden and helps it grow to a rich harvest.
Call Number j: SB321 .F663 1991
Title: Vegetable soup / story by Jeanne Modesitt ; pictures by Robin Spowart.
Author: Modesitt, Jeanne.
Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two rabbits, seeking carrots for the first lunch in their new home and receiving a variety of food
from their animal neighbors, are at first reluctant to sample anything they have never eaten before, but later
make vegetable soup which they share. Includes recipe.
Call Number j: SB321 .M72 1988

Title: Vegetables from stems and leaves / Millicent E. Selsam ; photographs by Jerome Wexler. -Author: Selsam, Millicent Ellis, 1912Publication: New York : William Morrow, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Explains the cultivation and growth of twelve vegetables including onions, asparagus, cabbage,
and lettuce.
Call Number j: SB321 .W541 1972
Title: The vegetables go to bed / by Christopher L. King ; illustrated by Mary GrandPr.
Author: King, Christopher, 1945Publication: New York : Crown, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The tomatoes, carrots, spinach plants, and other vegetables in the garden prepare to go to bed,
each in its own fashion.
Call Number j: SB321 .K58 1994
Title: Vegetables in patches and pots : a child's guide to organic vegetable gardening / Lorelie Miller Mintz ;
illustrated by the author.
Author: Mintz, Lorelie Miller.
Publication: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c1976.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses planning, maintaining, and harvesting an organic garden and choosing suitable
vegetables and fruits.
Call Number j: SB321 .M668 1976
Title: Vegetables in the garden / created by Pascale de Bourgoing and Gallimard Jeunesse ; illustrated by
Gilbert Houbre.
Author: Bourgoing, Pascale de.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, 1994, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Transparent overlay pages show inside and outside views of many interesting vegetables in this
easy-to-read and well-illustrated book.
Call Number j: SB321 .B667 1994
Title: The vegetables we eat / by Gail Gibbons.
Author: Gibbons, Gail.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Illustrations and simple text describe the various vegetables people eat.
Call Number j: SB321 .G352 2007
Title: Vegetation / David Lambert.
Author: Lambert, David, 1932Publication: Hove, East Sussex, England : Wayland, c1984.

Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.


Summary: Describes earth's variety of plant life which exists in a variety of climatic conditions.
Call Number j: QK901 .L172 1984
Title: Venus flytraps / by Kathleen V. Kudlinski ; photographs by Jerome Wexler.
Author: Kudlinski, Kathleen V.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c1998.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the physical characteristics of these carnivorous plants, where they live, and how they
trap and digest their insect prey.
Call Number j: QK917.5.V4 K953 1998
Title: Verdi / Janell Cannon.
Author: Cannon, Janell, 1957Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young python does not want to grow slow and boring like the older snakes he sees in the
tropical jungle where he lives.
Call Number j: QL644.2.S6 C164 1997
Title: The very busy spider / Eric Carle.
Author: Carle, Eric.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: The farm animals try to divert a busy little spider from spinning her web, but she persists and
produces a thing of both beauty and usefulness. The pictures may be felt as well as seen.
Call Number j: QL451 .C192 1984
Title: The very hungry caterpillar / by Eric Carle.
Author: Carle, Eric.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very
large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.
Call Number j: QL541 .C192 1987
Title: The very hungry caterpillar = Ch su rm qu i / by Eric Carle ; Vietnamese translation by Van
Nguyen.
Author: Carle, Eric.
Publication: London : Mantra, 1996, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Story follows the progress of a hungry little catepillar as he eats his way through a varied and very
large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.
Call Number j: QL541 .C192v 1996

Title: The very hungry caterpillar = Fei chang chi o ti mao mao chung / by Eric Carle ; Chinese translation
by Jessie Lim.
Author: Carle, Eric.
Publication: London : Mantra, 1996, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Story follows the progress of a hungry little catepillar as he eats his way through a varied and very
large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.
Call Number j: QL541 .C192c 1996
Title: The very lazy ladybug / by Isobel Finn ; illustrated by Jack Tickle.
Author: Finn, Isobel.
Publication: Wilton, Conn. : Tiger Tales, 2001, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A lazy ladybug who never learned how to fly decides she wants to go somewhere, but she cannot
find an animal to give her a peaceful ride.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 F497 2001
Title: A very scraggly Christmas tree / story by Christie Pippen ; illustrations by Shirley V. Beckes.
Author: Pippen, Christie.
Publication: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This story of a sad and lonely tree high on a mountain, transformed on a stormy Christmas Eve
and drawing children from a nearby village for a joyful holiday celebration, was written by an eleven-yearold.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 P662 1991
Title: A very young gardener / written and photographed by Jill Krementz.
Author: Krementz, Jill.
Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and photographs feature highlights of the gardening year as six-year-old Ashley grows
flowers and vegetables in her garden, looks at native plants in the woods, and visits a botanical garden.
Call Number j: SB453 .K881 1991
Title: The victory garden alphabet book / by Jerry Pallotta and Bob Thomson ; illustrated by Edgar Stewart.
Author: Pallotta, Jerry.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes a variety of terms, from A to Z, relating to vegetable gardening, beginning with
asparagus and ending with zucchetta.
Call Number j: SB321 .P179 1992

Title: The Victory garden kids' book / Marjorie Waters ; photographs by Gary Mottau ; drawings by George
Ulrich.
Author: Waters, Marjorie.
Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Uses the experiences of a group of children, aged three to thirteen, working through an entire
season in their own garden, as a background for general information on buying plants and seeds, using tools,
planting and watering, and picking the harvest.
Call Number j: SB453 W317 1988
Title: The visual dictionary of plants.
Publication: New York : Dorling Kindersley, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Text and labeled illustrations depict a variety of plants and their parts, including woody,
flowering, desert, and tropical plants.
Call Number j: QK49 .V829 1992
Title: A voice for the redwoods / by Loretta Halter ; illustrated by Peter Bartczak.
Author: Halter, Loretta
Publication: Boulder Creek, Calif. : Nature's Hopes & Heroes, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The inspiration for this story is Eyesa, a tree in the Henry Cowell State Park. The author tells the
story through the eyes of a tree. She uses poems, prayers and magic to weave a tale of a 500 year lifetime of
a single tree to help educate the reader about the scientific aspect of the redwood trees and their forest
community.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 H35 2008
Title: Wacky plant cycles / by Valerie Wyatt ; illustrated by Lilith Jones.
Author: Wyatt, Valerie.
Publication: New York : Mondo, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the life cycle of plants--from seed to flower to seed.
Call Number j: QK731 .W97 2000
Title: Waiting for wings / Lois Ehlert.
Author: Ehlert, Lois.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Large-format illustrations accompanied by simple text show the life cycle of a butterfly. Includes
information about butterfly gardening.
Call Number j: QL541 .Eh56 2001
Title: Wake-up kisses / by Pamela Duncan Edwards ; illustrated by Henry Cole.
Author: Edwards, Pamela Duncan.

Publication: [New York] : HarperCollins, c2002.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Katydids, owls, opossums, and other nocturnal animal mothers and babies wake up to a bright
moon and a night to be filled with activities.
Call Number j: QL795 .Ed97 2002
Title: Walk a green path / Betsy Lewin.
Author: Lewin, Betsy.
Publication: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Poetry celebrating the world of plants includes brief facts about the places that inspired the
poems.
Call Number j: SB455 .L584 1995
Title: A walk in the boreal forest / by Rebecca L. Johnson ; with illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the climate, seasons, plants, animals, and soil of the boreal forest, a biome or land zone,
which stretches across the northern parts of North America, Europe, and Asia.
Call Number j: QH541.5.T3 J636 2001
Title: A walk in the deciduous forest / Rebecca L. Johnson ; with illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Takes readers on a walk through a forest of trees that lose their leaves in the fall, showing
examples of how the animals and plants depend on each other and their environment to survive.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 J636 2001
Title: A walk in the desert / by Rebecca L. Johnson ; with illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the climate, soil, plants, and animals of North American deserts and the ways in which
the plants and animals depend on each other and their environment to survive.
Call Number j: QH541.5.D4 J636 2001
Title: A walk in the prairie / by Rebecca L. Johnson ; illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the climate, soil, seasons, plants, and animals of the North American prairie and the
ways in which the plants and animals depend on each other and their environment to survive.

Call Number j: QH541.5.P7 J636 2001


Title: A walk in the rain forest / by Rebecca L. Johnson ; illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Takes readers on a walk through a tropical rain forest, showing examples of how the animals and
plants depend on each other and their environment to survive.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 J636 2001
Title: A walk in the rainforest / written and illustrated by Kristin Joy Pratt.
Author: Pratt, Kristin Joy.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Examines the variety of plant and animal life found in the world's rain forests.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 P888 1992
Title: A walk in the tundra / by Rebecca L. Johnson ; with illustrations by Phyllis V. Saroff.
Author: Johnson, Rebecca L.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Carolrhoda Books, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Takes readers on a walk in the tundra, showing examples of how the animals and plants of the
tundra are connected and dependent on each other and the tundra's soil and climate.
Call Number j: QH541.5.T8 J636 2001
Title: A walk through the marsh [by] C. William Harrison.
Author: Harrison, C. William, 1913Publication: Chicago, Reilly & Lee Books [1972]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the plants and animals of fresh and saltwater marshes and the necessity of maintaining a
balance among them.
Call Number j: QK938.M3 H24 1972
Title: Walk when the moon is full / by Frances Hamerstrom ; illustrated by Robert Katona.
Author: Hamerstrom, Frances, 1907-.
Publication: Trumansburg, N.Y. : Crossing Press, c1975.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The author describes a year of thirteen full moon walks with her children and the nature
observations they made.
Call Number j: QH48 .H179 1975
Title: Walking the world in wonder : a children's herbal / Ellen Evert Hopman ; photographs by Steven
Foster.

Author: Hopman, Ellen Evert.


Publication: Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, c2000.
Summary: Introduces children to the magic of using herbs for healing, cooking and nature crafts and inspire
a lifelong interest in the natural world. Covers the medicinal and magical uses of sixty-seven common herbs.
Call Number j: SB293 .H777 2000
Title: Walking with mama / Barbara White Stynes.
Author: Stynes, Barbara White.
Publication: Nevada City, Calif. : Dawn Publications, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A mother and toddler take a walk in which they discover the wonders of nature.
Call Number j: QH541 .S79 1997
Title: Wally's big book of gardening : featuring indoor and outdoor projects / by Susanne Tommes ;
illustrations by Thea Ross.
Author: Tommes, Susanne.
Publication: New York : Abbeville Kids, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduction to gardening with step-by-step instructions for indoor and outdoor projects.
Call Number j: SB453 .T598 2001
Title: Walt Disney's Living desert / by Jane Werner and the staff of the Walt Disney Studio ; based on the
film narration by James Algar, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears.
Author: Disney (Walt) Productions.
Publication: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1954.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Color photograhs and text parallel coverage in Disney's film on the Living Desert. Includes lists
of animals, plants, desert and place names.
Call Number j: QH88 .D632 1954
Title: Wanda's roses / by Pat Brisson ; illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler.
Author: Brisson, Pat.
Publication: Honesdale, Pa. : Caroline House, Boyds Mills Press, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Wanda adopts a bush on some wasteground and her determination to make roses bloom on it
involves the whole community.
Call Number j: SB457.3 .B776 1994
Title: The war of the rose people / by Marivi Soliven-Blanco ; pictures by Bernadette C. Solina.
Author: Blanco, Marivi Soliven.
Publication: Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines : Bookmark, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The rose people are saved when a maiden's tears make their roses bloom.
Call Number j: SB411 .B598 1997

Title: Wasps / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Hiroshi Ogawa.


Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This description of those wasps which are social insects, discusses their nest building, egg laying,
metamorphic development, and life in the colony.
Call Number j: QL568.V5 J637 1984
Title: Water can be-- / by Laura Purdie Salas ; illustrations by Violeta Dabija.
Author: Salas, Laura Purdie
Publication: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, 2014
Reading Level: Age code 2-- Early readers.
Summary: This picture book poetically explores the many things water can be--from home maker and ship
breaker to cloud fluffer and fire snuffer.
Call Number j: QH541.5.W3 Sa31 2014
Title: The water hole / Graeme Base.
Author: Base, Graeme.
Publication: New York : Harry N. Abrams, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: As ever growing numbers of animals visit a watering hole, introducing the numbers from one to
ten, the water dwindles.
Call Number j: QH541.5.W3 B291 2001
Title: Water, water everywhere / Mark J. Rauzon and Cynthia Overbeck Bix.
Author: Rauzon, Mark J.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the forms water takes, how it has shaped Earth, and its importance to life.
Call Number j: QH541.5.W3 R168 1994
Title: Water, weed, and wait / by Edith Hope Fine and Angela Demos Halpin ; illustrated by Colleen
Madden.
Author: Fine, Edith Hope.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Miss Marigold, the garden lady, visits Pepper Lane Elementary to help them transform a weedy,
rocky patch of ground into a garden.
Call Number j: SB457 .F493 2010
Title: Watermelon Day / Kathi Appelt ; illustrated by Dale Gottlieb.
Author: Appelt, Kathi, 1954-

Publication: New York. : Henry Holt, c1996.


Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Young Jesse waits all summer for her watermelon to ripen.
Call Number j: SB379.W38 Ap48 1996
Title: The way of the willow branch / Emery Bernhard ; illustrated by Durga Bernhard.
Author: Bernhard, Emery.
Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An old branch is blown off a willow tree, is dropped into a stream, and has many adventures
before eventually becoming part of a young boy's mobile.
Call Number j: SB435.51.S3 B457 1996
Title: We planted a tree / by Diane Muldrow ; illustrated by Bob Staake.
Author: Muldrow, Diane
Publication: New York : Golden Books, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text reveals the benefits of planting a single tree, both to those who see it grow and to the
world as a whole.
Call Number j: QK475 .M85 2010
Title: Weaving a California tradition : a Native American basketmaker / by Linda Yamane ; photographs by
Dugan Aguilar.
Author: Yamane, Linda
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Follow an eleven-year-old Western Mono Indian, as she and her relatives prepare materials
needed for basketweaving, make the baskets, and attend the California Indian Basketweavers Association's
annual gathering.
Call Number j: SB108.5 .Y14 1997
Title: A weed is a flower: the life of George Washington Carver. Written and illustrated by Aliki.
Author: Aliki.
Publication: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1965]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A simple biography of the man, born a slave, who became a scientist and devoted his entire life to
helping the South improve its agriculture.
Call Number j: SB63 C2 AL1 1965
Title: A weed is a seed / written by Ferida Wolff ; illustrated by Janet Pedersen.
Author: Wolff, Ferida, 1946Publication: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Pairs of rhyming verses show that such things in the natural world as weeds, a breeze, sand, and
ice can be seen both positively and negatively.
Call Number j: QH541 .W832 1996
Title: Weekly reader books presents How my garden grew / Anne & Harlow Rockwell.
Author: Rockwell, Anne F.
Publication: Middletown, Conn. : Field Publications, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: With pride and pleasure, a little girl describes growing a garden all by herself.
Call Number j: SB453 .R591 1982
Title: Weird things you can grow / by Janet Goldenberg ; illustrated by Phoebe Gloeckner.
Author: Goldenberg, Janet.
Publication: New York : Random House, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In very colorful comic book format, twenty "exotic" plants are highlighted along with easy
growing instructions. Includes a list of sources for ordering the plants.
Call Number j: SB453 .G567 1994
Title: Weisili wang guo / wen Baoluo Fulaishuman ; tu Kaiwen Huokesi ; yi Ke Qianhua.
Author: Fleischman, Paul.
Publication: Xinzhu Shi : He ying chu ban she, 2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Wesley's garden produces a crop of huge, strange plants which provide him with clothing, shelter,
food, and drink, thus helping him create his own civilization and changing his life.
Call Number j: SB453 .F638c 2001
Title: Welcome spring! / based on the characters, art, and stories created by Judith Hope Blau ; by Megan E.
Bryant ; illustrated by Paul E. Nunn
Author: Bryant, Megan E.
Publication: New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The Treetures prepare for spring as teacher takes the class on a tour of Nutley Grove to watch a
young apple tree blossom. Includes related facts and activities.
Call Number j: QK475 .B841 2008
Title: Welcome to the green house / Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Laura Regan.
Author: Yolen, Jane.
Publication: New York : G. P. Putnam, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the tropical rainforest and the life found there.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 Y78 1993

Title: We're rabbits! / Lisa Westberg Peters ; illustrated by Jeff Mack.


Author: Peters, Lisa Westberg.
Publication: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Rabbits invade a young gardener's vegetable garden in the hopes of finding carrots to eat.
Call Number j: SB351.C2 P442 2004
Title: Weslandia / Paul Fleischman ; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes.
Author: Fleischman, Paul.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Wesley's garden produces a crop of huge, strange plants which provide him with clothing, shelter,
food, and drink, thus helping him create his own civilization and changing his life.
Call Number j: SB453 .F638 1999
Title: Western butterflies.
Publication: Sacramento : California State Department of Education, 1967, c1961
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This California state textbook provides an in-depth study of butterfly life cycles and the myriad
western butterfly species, accessibly written for interested youthful readers.
Call Number j: QL542 .W525 1961
Title: Wetlands & heaths activity book / written and illustrated by Dailan Pugh.
Author: Pugh, Dailan.
Publication: Sydney, [Australia] : Rainforest Publishing, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Mazes, word games, and information about the wetland and heathland habitats in Australia.
Call Number j: QH541.5.M6au P963 1987
Title: What about ladybugs? / Celia Godkin.
Author: Godkin, Celia.
Publication: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books for Children, c1995.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A gardener upsets the natural balance in his garden by using pesticides and learns the value of
another method of controlling pests.
Call Number j: QL596.C65 G546 1995
Title: What are camouflage and mimicry? / Bobbie Kalman & John Crossingham.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This book introduces children to ways in which animals hide to avoid predators or hunt prey.
Call Number j: QH546 .K126 2001

Title: What do roots do? / by Kathleen V. Kudlinski ; illustrated by David Schuppert.


Author: Kudlinski, Kathleen V.
Publication: Minnetonka, Minn. : NorthWord Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: The structure and function of roots are described in rhyme and illustrations.
Call Number j: QK644 .K953 2005
Title: What does Bunny see? : a book of colors and flowers / by Linda Sue Park ; pictures by Maggie Smith.
Author: Park, Linda Sue.
Publication: New York : Clarion Books, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A rabbit wanders through the various flowers and colors of a cottage garden.
Call Number j: SB454.C71 P219 2005
Title: What food is this? / Rosmarie Hausherr.
Author: Hausherr, Rosmarie.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: In question-and-answer format, discusses eighteen different foods, all but four derived from
plants, and provides information on nutrition.
Call Number j: SB107 .H295 1994
Title: What good is a cactus? / author Peter Marchand ; illustrator, Craig Brown.
Author: Marchand, Peter.
Publication: Niwot, Colo. : Roberts Rinehart, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A curious scientist goes on a journey to the desert to understand the importance of a cactus.
Call Number j: SB438.C12 M33 1994
Title: What happens in the autumn / by Suzanne Venino.
Author: Venino, Suzanne.
Publication: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Society, c1982.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Text and photographs describes such autumn occurrences as leaves changing colors, animals
getting ready for winter, and the harvesting of crops.
Call Number j: QH81 .V559 1982
Title: What happens when flowers grow? / Daphne Butler.
Author: Butler, Daphne, 1945Publication: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Simple words and pictures follow the growth and life cycle of flowering plants throughout the
seasons.

Call Number j: QK49 .B976 1996


Title: What is a forest? / Bobbie Kalman & Kathryn Smithyman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the various types of forests, elements that make up a forest ecosystem, the wide range
of plant and animal species that live in different forests, and the importance of forests to the rest of the
Earth.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 K126 2003
Title: What is a plant / by Gene Darby, pictures: Lucy and John Hawkinson.
Author: Darby, Gene.
Publication: Chicago, Benefic Press c1960.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and pictures show the structure and growth of plants, and the food, clothing and
homes they make possible.
Call Number j: QK49 .D37 1960
Title: What is a plant? / Bobbie Kalman.
Author: Kalman, Bobbie, 1947Publication: New York : Crabtree, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Introduces plant life, specific types such as carnivorous and parasitic plants, and concepts such as
single cells, germination, and photosynthesis.
Call Number j: QK49 .K126w 2000
Title: What is a tree / by Gene Darby ; pictures: Lucy and John Hawkinson.
Author: Darby, Gene.
Publication: Chicago : Benefic Press, 1962, c1957.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes the general characteristics of trees, how trees prevent erosion and provide food, shade
and shelter.
Call Number j: QK475 .D32 1957
Title: What is a tree? / By Jenifer W. Day ; illustrated by Manabu C. Saito.
Author: Day, Jenifer W.
Publication: New York : Golden Press, [1975]
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and illustrations introduce the characteristics of various types of trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .D332 1975
Title: What kinds of seeds are these? / [by Heidi Bee Roemer ; illustrated by Olena Kassian]

Author: Roemer, Heidi.


Publication: Minnetonka, Minn. : NorthWord Books for Young Readers, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Rhyming riddles cleverly tell the stories of nine seeds.
Call Number j: QK929 .R624 2006
Title: What makes a flower grow? / Susan Mayes ; designed by Mike Pringle ; illustrated by Brin Edwards
and Mike Pringle ; series editor, Heather Amery.
Author: Mayes, Susan.
Publication: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., 1989.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Facts about flowers, seeds, and plants are explained in simple text with cartoon illustrations.
Call Number j: QK49 .M453 1989
Title: What rot! : nature's mighty recycler / by Elizabeth Ring ; photographs by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Ring, Elizabeth, 1920Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Text and photos show how rot and all the tiny organisms that cause it maintain the cycle of life.
Call Number j: S654 .R472 1996
Title: What shall I grow? / Ray Gibson ; designed by Amanda Barlow ; edited by Fiona Watt ; illustrated by
Kim Lane ; photographs by Howard Allman.
Author: Gibson, Ray.
Publication: [London] : [Usborne], [1997]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Eighteen gardening projects with step-by-step instructions and photographs.
Call Number j: SB453 .G359 1997
Title: What the little fir tree wore to the Christmas party / Satomi Ichikawa.
Author: Ichikawa, Satomi.
Publication: New York : Philomel Books, 2001, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Ignored while the other trees talk about how they will be dressed for Christmas, a small fir tree
finds her dreams fulfilled on Christmas morning.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 Ic3 2001
Title: What to look for in winter / written by E.L. Grant Watson ; illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Author: Grant Watson, Elliot Lovegood, 1885Publication: Loughborough, England : Wills & Hepworth, 1959.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Describes what happens to the animals and plants during wintertime when snow falls on the
English countryside.
Call Number j: QH543 .G76 1959

Title: What's in the prehistoric forest? / by Peter Seymour ; illustrated by David A. Carter.
Author: Seymour, Peter S.
Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Various prehistoric creatures are revealed camouflaged behind primitive plants in the lift-the-flap
and pop-up illustrations.
Call Number j: QK979 .Se96 1990
Title: What's inside? : plants.
Publication: New York : Dorling Kindersley, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Structures and functions of several kinds of flowering plants are described and clearly illustrated.
Call Number j: QK641 .W558 1992
Title: What's inside plants? / Anita Ganeri.
Author: Ganeri, Anita, 1961Publication: New York : Peter Bedrick Books, 1995, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3 -- Advanced readers.
Summary: Detailed look at the structure of plants and how they work.
Call Number j: QK49 .G154w 1995
Title: What's so terrible about swallowing an apple seed? / by Harriet Goldhor Lerner and Susan Henne
Goldhor ; illustrated by Catharine O'Neill.
Author: Lerner, Harriet Goldhor.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: When Rosie swallows an appleseed, her sister Katie tells her that an apple tree will grow out of
her ears.
Call Number j: SB363 .L562 1996
Title: What's this? / written and illustrated by Caroline Mockford.
Author: Mockford, Caroline.
Publication: New York : Barefoot Books, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A small girl finds a seed and, with her friends, discovers how it grows into a beautiful sunflower.
Call Number j: SB299.S9 M717 2000
Title: Wheat / by Sylvia A. Johnson ; photographs by Masaharu Suzuki ; [translation of original text by
Wesley M. Jacobsen].
Author: Johnson, Sylvia A.
Publication: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., 1990.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.

Summary: Explains the life cycle of wheat, its varieties, its cultivation, its harvesting, and its importance in
feeding millions of people all over the world.
Call Number j: SB191.W5 J637 1990
Title: When Sophie gets angry -- really, really angry ... / by Molly Bang.
Author: Bang, Molly.
Publication: New York : Blue Sky Press, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young girl is upset and doesn't know how to manage her anger but calms down after climbing
into an old beech tree.
Call Number j: SB435.51.F6 B224 1999
Title: Where are you going, Manyoni? / Catherine Stock.
Author: Stock, Catherine.
Publication: New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Manyoni, a Zimbabwean girl, encounters several wild animals in various plant habitats on her way
to school.
Call Number j: QK402.R5 St62 1993
Title: Where butterflies grow / by Joanne Ryder ; pictures by Lynne Cherry.
Author: Ryder, Joanne.
Publication: New York : Puffin Unicorn Books, 1996, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Describes what it feels like to change from a caterpillar into a butterfly. Includes gardening tips to
attract butterflies.
Call Number j: QL561.P2 R975 1996
Title: Where did your garden grow? / Jannette May Lucas; illustrations by Helene Carter.
Author: Lucas, Jannette May
Publication: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, c1939.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The author takes us on a voyage to explain how wild flowers from countries across the globe have
become cultivated garden plants in the United States.
Call Number j: SB109 .L962 1939
Title: Where hummingbirds come from = De donde vienen los colibries / written by Adele Marie Crouch ;
illustrated by Megan Gibbs ; translated by Maria Retana.
Author: Crouch, Adele
Publication: Elfrida, Ariz. : Adele Marie Crouch, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A loving grandmother shares a childhood story of how the hummingbirds came to be in the
world.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 C76s 2010

Title: Where hummingbirds come from = Feng niao cong na li lai / written by Adele Marie Crouch ;
illustrated by Megan Gibbs ; translated by Bin Hu.
Author: Crouch, Adele
Publication: Elfrida, Ariz. : creationsbycrouch.com, c2010.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A loving grandmother shares a childhood story of how the hummingbirds came to be in the
world.
Call Number j: QL696.A558 C76 2010
Title: Where in the wild? : camouflaged animals concealed--and revealed : ear-tickling poems / by David M.
Schwartz and Yael Schy ; eye-tricking photos by Dwight Kuhn.
Author: Schwartz, David M.
Publication: Berkeley, Calif. : Tricycle Press, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Shows how a wide varity of creatures use camouflage to hunt and to hide. Photographs challenge
the reader to find the hidden animals, humorous poetic hints are provided, and flaps can be lifted to reveal
the solutions.
Call Number j: QH546 .Sch95 2007
Title: Where once there was a wood / Denise Fleming.
Author: Fleming, Denise, 1950Publication: New York : Henry Holt, c1996.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Examines the many forms of wildlife that can be displaced if their environment is destroyed by
development and discusses how communities and schools can provide spaces for them to live.
Call Number j: QL59 .F629 1996
Title: Where the forest meets the sea / story and pictures by Jeannie Baker.
Author: Baker, Jeannie.
Publication: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Beginning Reader.
Summary: On a camping trip in an Australian rain forest with his father, a young boy thinks about the
history of the plant and animal life around him and wonders about their future.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27au B174 1987
Title: Where the lilies bloom / Vera & Bill Cleaver ; illustrated by Jim Spanfeller.
Author: Cleaver, Vera.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1969.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: This story of an Appalachian family (as told by fourteen-year-old Mary) illustrates how they
survive using their knowledge of the local plants.
Call Number j: SB294 .C582 1969

Title: Where would I be in an evergreen tree? / Jennifer Blomgren ; illustrated by Andrea Gabriel.
Author: Blomgren, Jennifer.
Publication: Seattle, Wash. : Sasquatch Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This story-in-verse explores the beauty of the Pacific Northwest through the ecosystem of an
evergreen tree. The tree's life cycle is illustrated by the variety of plants and animals it supports.
Call Number j: QH541.5.F6 B56 2004
Title: Where's Petunia? / written and illustrated by Ellen Jean Diederich ; text edited by Lynette L. Wert.
Author: Diederich, Ellen Jean.
Publication: Fargo, N.D. : Givinity Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: How did all these animals get into the garden? Art the cat finds out when looking for Petunia in
their daily game of hide and seek. One flower at a time the beautiful gardens seem to attract everybody
today, yet not everyone should be there.
Call Number j: SB407 .D563 2003
Title: While a tree was growing / by Jane Bosveld ; illustrated by Daniel O'Leary.
Author: Bosveld, Jane.
Publication: New York : American Museum of Natural History : Workman Pub., c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Traces the growth, from seed to maturity, of a 3500-year-old giant sequoia juxtaposing its
development with a chronology of world events from the Trojan War to the present day.
Call Number j: QK495.S5 B657 1997
Title: Whisper from the woods / by Victoria Wirth ; illustrations by A. Scott Banfill.
Author: Wirth, Victoria.
Publication: New York : Green Tiger Press, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: A poetic portrayal of the cycle of life of trees of a forest as they share thoughts and wisdom over
the years.
Call Number j: QK475 .W746 1991
Title: Whistling thorn / Helen Cowcher.
Author: Cowcher, Helen.
Publication: New York : Scholastic, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A look at evolution on the African savannah describes how the acacia bush, in danger of having its
leaves ravaged by animals, began to produce thorns that protect it and create a beautiful sound when the
wind blows.
Call Number j: QK495.L521 A25, A31, C838, 1993
Title: White-tailed deer.

Author: LaBastille, Anne.


Publication: Washington, National Wildlife Federation [1973]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Discusses the habits and characteristics of several kinds of deer and features them in two stories
with Ranger Rick.
Call Number j: QL795.D3 L111 1973
Title: Who is in the garden? / Vera Rosenberry.
Author: Rosenberry, Vera.
Publication: New York : Holiday House, c2001.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A tour through a garden brings encounters with its inhabitants, including wrens, a praying mantis,
a box turtle, and more.
Call Number j: QL59 .R723 2001
Title: Who lives in the garden? / Robert Crowther.
Author: Crowther, Robert.
Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: By lifting flaps, the reader discovers all kind of creatures hiding in the garden.
Call Number j: QL59 .C886 1992
Title: Who lives in the garden? / Diane Dawson Hearn, illustrator ; concept by Gareth Kohl.
Author: Hearn, Diane Dawson.
Publication: Little Rock, Ark. : Silver Moon Press in association with August House, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Ilustrations show various animals living with plants in a garden habitat.
Call Number j: QL59 .H351 1992
Title: Who would want those apples anyway? / by Laura and Pam Griscom ; illustrated by T. Scot Halpin.
Author: Griscom, Laura.
Publication: Portola Valley, Calif. : Share Pub., 1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Two sisters learn about organic farming and how other farmers use pesticides on their crops.
Call Number j: S605.5 .G887 1994
Title: The whole green world / Tony Johnston ; pictures by Elisa Kleven.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2005.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A rhyming story about a little girl who plants seeds in the whole green world.
Call Number j: SB117 .J648 2001

Title: Whole world / illustrated by Christopher Corr.


Author: Corr, Christopher.
Publication: Bath, UK ; Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, 2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: An illustrated version of the well-known song, featuring the relationship between people and the
natural world.
Call Number j: QH75 .C67 2007
Title: Whose garden is it? / Mary Ann Hoberman ; illustrated by Jane Dyer.
Author: Hoberman, Mary Ann.
Publication: Orlando, Fla. : Gulliver Books/Harcourt, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Mrs. McGee's question, "Whose garden is it?", is never answered, as many, from gardener to
pests, animals, and the environment claim ownership.
Call Number j: SB453 .H652 2004
Title: Why Christmas trees aren't perfect / Richard H. Schneider ; illustrated by Elizabeth J. Miles.
Author: Schneider, Dick, 1922Publication: Nashville, [Tenn.] : Abingdon Press, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Small Pine, who has lost his perfect form by providing shelter and nourishment for forest animals,
is chosen to be the Queen's Christmas tree.
Call Number j: SD397.Ch8 Sch57 1988
Title: Why corn is golden : stories about plants / illustrated by Susana Martnez-Ostos ; text adapted by
Vivien Blackmore.
Author: Blackmore, Vivien.
Publication: Boston : Little, Brown, c1984.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Most of the stories in this book can be traced back to ancient Mexican tribes and early Spanish
settlers. These myths and legends are illustrated by contemporary Mexican artists.
Call Number j: QK83 B566 1984
Title: Why do leaves change color? / by Betsy Maestro ; illustrated by Loretta Krupinski.
Author: Maestro, Betsy.
Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explains how leaves change their colors in autumn and then separate from the tree as the tree
prepares for winter.
Call Number j: QK649 .M268 1994
Title: Why do the seasons change? : questions on nature's rhythms and cycles answered / by the Natural
History Museum, Philip Whitfield & Joyce Pope.
Author: Whitfield, Philip, 1944-

Publication: New York : Viking Kestrel, c1987.


Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Questions on nature's rythms and cycles answered by the Natural History Museum.
Call Number j: QH81 .W588 1987
Title: Why the pina has a hundred eyes : and other classic Philippine folk tales about fruits / as told by Neni
Sta. Romana-Cruz ; illustrated by Felix Mago Miguel.
Author: Romana-Cruz, Neni Sta.
Publication: Manila, Philippines : Tahanan Books for Young Readers, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Eight Philippine folk tales about tropical fruit are retold in this anthology.
Call Number j: SB379.A18 R661 1993
Title: The whys and wherefores of Littabelle Lee / Vera and Bill Cleaver. -Author: Cleaver, Vera.
Publication: New York: Atheneum, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 3-Advanced readers.
Summary: When Littabelle becomes the sole support of her aged grandparents, she draws upon skills she
learned from her herb doctor aunt.
Call Number j: QK99.U74 C582 1973
Title: Wiggle and Waggle / Caroline Arnold ; illustrated by Mary Peterson.
Author: Arnold, Caroline.
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2007.
Reading Level: Age code 2 - - Early readers.
Summary: Two worms who are best friends have fun together as they tunnel their way through a garden.
Includes facts on how worms help plants grow.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 Ar64 2007
Title: Wiggling worms at work / by Wendy Pfeffer ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins.
Author: Pfeffer, Wendy, 1929Publication: New York : HarperCollins, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers
Summary: Explains how earthworms eat, move, reproduce, and help plants to grow.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 P475 2004
Title: Wild bobcats.
Author: LaBastille, Anne.
Publication: Washington, National Wildlife Federation, c1973.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Two stories in which Ranger Rick and his friends confront a bobcat and a lynx accompany factual
information on the characteristics and habits of these two North American wildcats.
Call Number j: QL795.B7 L111 1973

Title: The wild bunch / Dee Lillegard ; illustrated by Rex Barron.


Author: Lillegard, Dee.
Publication: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Humorous verses and amusing illustrations provide light-hearted looks at all kinds of fruits and
vegetables.
Call Number j: SB321 .L62 1997
Title: Wild flowers / editorial board: Lady Plowden, Molly Brearley, Asa Briggs ; teacher consultants: Margot
Chahin ... [et al.] ; editor-in-chief: Jennifer Cochrane.
Publication: [S.l.] : B.P.C. Publishing ; Philadelphia : E.M. Marks, c1972.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: A wild flower dictionary accompanied by full-color illustrations for each entry.
Call Number j: QK108 .W643 1972
Title: Wild flowers / by Paxton Chadwick.
Author: Chadwick, Paxton.
Publication: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books, 1949.
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: An illustrated guide to wild flowers of Britain.
Call Number j: QK306 .C346 1949
Title: Wild flowers of North America / Pam Forey ; edited by Angela Royston ; U. S. consultant Rick Imes.
Author: Forey, Pamela.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Thunder Bay Press, 1994.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: To assist in identification, wildflowers are arranged by habitat and flower color. Projects,
experiments, and conservation information are also provided.
Call Number j: QK110 .F762n 1994
Title: Wild green things in the city; a book of weeds. Illustrated by the author.
Author: Dowden, Anne Ophelia Todd, 1907Publication: New York : Crowell [1972]
Reading Level: Age code 4--Advanced readers or adults.
Summary: Introduces in text and detailed illustrations the characteristics of common plants that grow in the
city during various months of the year.
Call Number j: SB611 .D75 1972
Title: Wild, wild sunflower child Anna / by Nancy White Carlstrom ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Author: Carlstrom, Nancy White.
Publication: New York : Macmillan, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.

Summary: Spending a day outdoors, Anna revels in the joys of sun, sky, grass, flowers, berries, frogs, ants,
and beetles.
Call Number j: QH48 .C197 1987
Title: Wildflower A B C : an alphabet of potato prints / Diana Pomeroy.
Author: Pomeroy, Diana.
Publication: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, c1997.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Full-page potato-print illustrations of wildflowers for every letter of the alphabet are followed by
two pages of anecdotal information about the flowers depicted.
Call Number j: QK115 .P771 1997
Title: Wildflowers : a garden primer / Anne Velghe.
Author: Velghe, Anne.
Publication: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A colorful introduction to 32 of the world's wild flowers.
Call Number j: QK108 .V543 1994
Title: Wildflowers around the world / by Elaine Landau.
Author: Landau, Elaine.
Publication: New York : Franklin Watts, 1992, c1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the types of flowers that grow in various climates and environments around the world.
Call Number j: QK108 .L231 1991
Title: The window box book / written by Karen Fausch ; illustrated by Laura Jane Coats.
Author: Fausch, Karen.
Publication: New York : Little Bookroom, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Step-by-step instructions for creating window-box flower, vegetable, and herb gardens.
Call Number j: SB419 .F274 1999
Title: Winter / by Phyllis S. Busch ; illustrated by Megan Halsey.
Author: Busch, Phyllis S.
Publication: New York : Marshall Cavendish Corp., c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Suggests a variety of outdoor and indoor activities for winter, focusing on science topics such as
animal behavior, the formation of icicles, frost pictures, and the nature of heat.
Call Number j: QH53 .B96w 2000
Title: Winter story / Jill Barklem.
Author: Barklem, Jill.

Publication: New York : Antheum Books for Young Readers, 1999, c1980.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: In the middle of winter the mice of Brambly Hedge prepare for a feast.
Call Number j: SB454.C17sw B246 1999
Title: Winter trees / Carole Gerber ; illustrated by Leslie Evans.
Author: Gerber, Carole
Publication: Watertown, Mass. : Charlesbridge, c2008.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A boy and his dog walk through a wintry forest and identify seven common trees.
Call Number j: QK477.W4 G47 2008
Title: Wise Child / Monica Furlong.
Author: Furlong, Monica, 1930Publication: New York : Dell Laurel-Leaf, 2001, c1987.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Abandoned by both her parents, nine-year-old Wise Child goes to live with the soceress Juniper,
who begins to train her in the ways of herbs and magic.
Call Number j: QK99.A1 F979 2001
Title: The wishing tree / by Roseanne Thong ; illustrated by Connie McLennan.
Author: Thong, Roseanne.
Publication: Fremont, Calif. : Shen's Books, c2004.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Ming's wishes at the tree on Lunar New Year with his grandmother always seemed to come true,
but one year the tree does not help, and he alone must make peace with the loss of his grandmother and the
spirit of the tree.
Call Number j: QK83.2.L8 T388 2004
Title: Wonderful worms / by Linda Glaser ; pictures by Loretta Krupinski.
Author: Glaser, Linda.
Publication: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Simple text and colorful illustrations describe the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle
of earthworms.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 G469 1992
Title: Wonders of plants and flowers / written by Laura Damon ; illustrated by Yoshi Miyake.
Author: Damon, Laura.
Publication: Mahwah, N. J. : Troll Associates, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2 -- Early readers.
Summary: Introduces the world of botany, explaining simply the parts of plants, what they need to grow,
and how they propagate.
Call Number j: QK49 .D187 1990

Title: The wonders of seeds / Alfred Stefferud ; illustrated by Shirley Briggs.


Author: Stefferud, Alfred.
Publication: New York : Harcourt, Brace, [1956]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Explanation of how seeds sprout and grow into plants which flower and bear fruit. Includes
information about Mendel and the work of other pioneer scientists.
Call Number j: QK661 .St32 1956
Title: Wonders of the rain forest / written by Janet Craig ; illustrated by S. D. Schindler.
Author: Palazzo-Craig, Janet.
Publication: Mahwah, N. J. : Troll Associates, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers
Summary: Discusses the animals and plants which give such color and beauty to tropical rain forests and
jungles.
Call Number j: QH541.5.R27 P173 1990
Title: The wondrous world of seedless plants [by] William C. Grimm and M. Jean Craig. Illustrated by
William C. Grimm.
Author: Grimm, William Carey, 1907Publication: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1973]
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the characteristics and life cycles of a number of plants which have no flowers or seeds:
algae, fungi, lichens, liverworts, mosses, ferns, and others.
Call Number j: QK505 .G88 1973
Title: Woodchuck at Blackberry Road / by C. Drew Lamm ; illustrated by Allen Davis.
Author: Lamm, C. Drew.
Publication: Norwalk, Conn. : Soundprints, c1994.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A woodchuck hibernates in the winter, gives birth in the spring, and teaches her young in the
summer how to recognize and escape from predators.
Call Number j: QL795.G7 L188 1994
Title: Woodland trees / written by Theresa Greenaway.
Author: Greenaway, Theresa, 1947Publication: Austin, Tex. : Steck-Vaughn Library, 1991.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes different types of forests throughout the world and the threats to their survival. Also
discusses the importance of trees in producing oxygen and the many products that we get from trees.
Call Number j: QK475 .G828 1991
Title: Woodpecker forest / by Tejima [Keizabur].

Author: Tejima, Keizabur.


Publication: New York : Philomel Books, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Follows the activities of a woodpecker family living in the forest from the making of the nest and
hatching of their young through the youngsters' growth and maturity.
Call Number j: QL676.2.W3 T236 1989
Title: Woody, Hazel and Little Pip / pictures by Elsa Beskow.
Author: Beskow, Elsa Maartman, 1874-1953.
Publication: Edinburgh, [Scotland] : Floris Books, 1993, c1990.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Woody and Little Pip wander from their oak tree home and are found by their friend Hazel and
Mr. Squirrel.
Call Number j: QK495.F141 Q7 A1 B463 1990
Title: Working cotton / written by Sherley Anne Williams ; illustrated by Carole Byard.
Author: Williams, Sherley Anne, 1944Publication: San Diego, [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1992.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central
California.
Call Number j: SB245 .W675 1992
Title: World above the clouds : a story of a Himalayan ecosystem / by Ann Whitehead Nagda ; illustrated by
Paul Kratter.
Author: Nagda, Ann Whitehead, 1945Publication: Norwalk, Conn : Soundprints, c2000.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A young snow leopard hunts among the other animal inhabitants of her snow-covered home in
the Himalayan peaks of northern India.
Call Number j: QH193.H5 N131 2000
Title: The world of small : nature explorations with a hand lens / by Michael Elsohn Ross ; designed and
illustrated by Cary Michael Trout.
Author: Ross, Michael Elsohn, 1952Publication: Yosemite National Park, Calif. : Yosemite Association, c1993.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Activities for exploring the miniature world of nature using a hand lens, which is included with the
book.
Call Number j: QK278 .R733 1993
Title: Wormy Worm / Chris Raschka.
Author: Raschka, Christopher.
Publication: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2000.

Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.


Summary: As Wormy Worm wiggles and woggles, it is hard to tell which end is front and which end is back.
Call Number j: SB998.E4 R183 2000
Title: Xochitl and the flowers / story, Jorge Argueta ; illustrations, Carl Angel = Xochitl, la nina de las flores
/ cuento, Jorge Argueta ; ilustraciones, Carl Angel.
Author: Argueta, Jorge.
Publication: San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press, c2003.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: Xochitl and her family, newly arrived in San Francisco from El Salvador, create a beautiful plant
nursery in place of the garbage heap behind their apartment, and celebrate with their friends and neighbors.
Call Number j: SB453 .A74 2003
Title: Ye Niang : the girl of coconut tree / lyrics by Liu Dongping ; illustrations by Xu Lele.
Author: Liu, Dongping.
Publication: Beijing, China : Zhaohua Publishing House, 1985.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: A morality tale combines the origin of the coconut palm oasis with praise for self-sufficiency and
hard work.
Call Number j: SB299.P3 L74 1985
Title: A year of beasts / Ashley Wolff.
Author: Wolff, Ashley.
Publication: New York : E. P. Dutton, c1986.
Reading Level: Age code 1--Pre-readers.
Summary: Ellie and Peter see many different field and forest animals around their country house month-bymonth throughout the year.
Call Number j: QH48 .W832 1986
Title: Yes, we have bananas : fruits from shrubs & vines / Meredith Sayles Hughes.
Author: Hughes, Meredith Sayles.
Publication: Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications, c2000.
Reading Level: Ade code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: Describes the historical origins, domestication, uses, growing requirements, harvesting, and
shipping of bananas, pineapples, berries, grapes, and melons. Includes recipes.
Call Number j: SB355 .H874 2000
Title: Yonder / by Tony Johnston ; pictures by Lloyd Bloom.
Author: Johnston, Tony, 1942Publication: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1988.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: As the plum tree changes in the passing seasons so do the lives of a three-generation farm family.
Call Number j: S519 .J648 1988

Title: You can be a woman botanist / Kristin Rose Bozak and Judith Love Cohen ; illustrations, David A.
Katz ; editing, Janice J. Martin.
Author: Bozak, Kristin Rose, 1962Publication: Culver City, Calif. : Cascade Pass, c1999.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: The author describes how she decided to become a botanist, what education she needed, and
what work opportunities are available in the field of botany. Includes plant science lessons.
Call Number j: QK50.5 .B716 1999
Title: You can carve fantastic jack-o-lanterns / [Rhonda Massingham Hart].
Author: Hart, Rhonda Massingham, 1959Publication: [Pownal, Vt.] : Storey Communications, c1989.
Reading Level: Age code 2--Early readers.
Summary: This book contains patterns and instructions for carving jack-o-lanterns.
Call Number j: QK98.4.H65h H251 1989
Title: Young gardener / Stefan & Beverley Buczacki ; special photography by Anthea Sieveking.
Author: Buczacki, Stefan T., 1945Publication: London : Frances Lincoln, c2006.
Reading Level: Age code 3--Advanced readers.
Summary: A collection of step-by-step garden and nature-related projects.
Call Number j: SB453 .B858 2006
Title: The young naturalist / Andrew Mitchell ; edited by Sue Jacquemier and Martyn Bramwell ; designed
by Anne Sharples and Caroline Hill ; illustrated by Ian Jackson ... [et al.] ; photographs by Bob Mazzer ... [et<