With all this snowy weather, I love to curl up with a good book! Sarah the librarian has picked out some great books for us about:
- turkey vultures,
- and wild plants!
These books pair well with our recent or upcoming virtual field trips. They’re all available at Athens County Public Libraries, or check at your own local library.
Book Recommendations for Young Naturalists:
- Possum’s Harvest Moon, by Anne Hunter (picture book)
- Possum and the Peeper, by Anne Hunter (picture book)
- Marsupials, by Nic Bishop (non-fiction)
- Vultures, by Deborah Kops (non-fiction)
- About Raptors, by Cathryn Sill, illustrated by John Sill (non-fiction)
- The Boy Who Lived with the Bears: and other Iroquois stories, by Thomas Bruchac (one of the stories in this book, “How the Birds Got Their Feathers,” is all about a vulture).
- Exploring leaves by Kristin Sterling ,
- Plants grow! by Mary Dodson Wade
- Plants can’t sit still, by Rebecca E. Hirsch ; illustrated by Mia Posada.
- People need plants! by Mary Dodson Wade.
- The magic school bus plants seeds :by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen.
- Ants in your pants, worms in your plants! : (Gilbert goes green) / Diane deGroat.
- Earth, sky, wet, dry: a book of opposites by Durga Bernhard.
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians
- Mosses, liverworts, and hornworts : a field guide to common bryophytes of the Northeast, by Ralph Pope.
- Ferns, Fern Allies and Lycophytes of the Strouds Run Area, by the Friends of Strouds Run State Park.
- Peterson field guide to medicinal plants and herbs of eastern and central North America, by Steven Foster and James A. Duke.
You can also check out Sarah’s previous book corner about tracks!
Did you read any of these books? Leave a review or your own recommendations in the comments!