STEM: Trees As Habitats

Engage students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as they explore why snags make excellent habitats for birds, mammals, insects, fungi, amphibians, and reptiles.


Tall Tall Tree

Use this book’s beautiful, scientifically-accurate illustrations, playful rhymes, and a game of search-and-find, to help children in grades K-4 experience the majesty of redwood trees.

wild ones observing city critters

Wild Ones, Observing City Critters

Grade K-5 readers are invited to play a game of I Spy to find urban wildlife along with this story’s main character, a family dog named Scooter.

over and under the snow children's book

Over and Under the Snow

Use this book with grades K-4 to explore winter habitats, biodiversity, and even predator-prey relationships that all take place over and under the snow.

flashlight children's reading book


Using no words and a dramatic color palate, this book follows a little boy who leaves his tent to explore the environment in the dark.

Welcome to the neighborwood children's book

Welcome To The Neighborwood

Learn about forest habitats and micro-communities as artist-turned-author, Shawn Sheehy takes young readers from neighborhood to neighborwood.

there's a babirusa in my bathtub children's reading book

There’s a Babirusa In My Bathtub!

This children’s book for grades 2-5 introduces 13 exotic animals using a variety of witty, lively poems that makes learning about these unsung animals fun and exciting.