Bee My Friend

Poppy is afraid of bees until she begins to learn about all the essential ecosystem services that pollinators—and bees, in particular—provide.

The front cover of the book Bird Count. A young girl wearing a red winter hat, yellow coat, and pink scarf looking into binoculars.

Bird Count

Do you enjoy seeing and hearing birds in your community? Use this book with grades K-2 and spend a day with Ava and her team as they participate in the annual Audubon Bird Count. Learn more about bird watching and how you can become a community scientist yourself and contribute to real scientific research.

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Forest World

Told entirely in verse, Forest World embraces a hybrid form of storytelling. Use this novel with students to explore poetry, increase their understanding of forest biodiversity, learn how to make your own paper, and much more!

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Deep in the Woods

Can one little hideaway be a home to a host of woodland creatures? Learn about a Russian folk tale and encourage early learning along the way.

A Day in a Forested Wetland

Introduce biodiversity to young readers through this nonfiction picture book that explores a typical day for animals that call a soggy forest home.

Celebrating Bat Week 2022

By Jennifer Byerly

Bat Week is Oct. 24-Oct. 31! Use this national event (timed with Halloween) to teach kids about the important role bats play as insect eaters, pollinators, and seed spreaders. To celebrate, we’ve gathered some free downloadable activities, arts and crafts, writing prompts, and other projects for all ages to learn about bat conservation.

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Wishtree

Wishtree tackles tough topics with scientific facts, all told from the perspective of a generations-old red oak tree. It is best suited for middle grade readers who are growing out of illustrated narrative and into more complex subject matter.

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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.