Category Archives: nonfiction

My Hike in the Forest – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: My Hike in the Forest Author & Illustrator: Neecy Twinem  Publisher: Muddy Boots, 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: animals, plants, forests, adventure, hiking Genre: Nonfiction   Opening: Down the soft path and into the lush forest, we eagerly begin our hike. All is quiet, … Continue reading

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Sea Otter Heroes – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sea Otter Heroes- The Predators that Saved the Ecosystem Author: Patricia Newman Publisher: Millbrook Press, 2017 Ages: 8-12 Themes: sea otters, seagrass, marine habitats, ecology, Elkhorn Slough, trophic cascade Creative Nonfiction – 56 pages Opening: What does a playful sea … Continue reading

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Over and Under the Pond – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Over and Under the Pond Author: Kate Messner Illustrator: Christopher Silas Neal Publisher: Chronicle Books, 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: pond ecology Genre: nonfiction 40 pages Opening: Over the pond we slide, splashing through lily pads, sweeping through reeds. The water’s a mirrror reflecting the sky. … Continue reading

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