Navigate in Nature

Sun and Moon TogetherSun and Moon Together Bookcover

by Long, Ethan

Welcome to another busy day in Happy County! The Sun is out and shining down on lots of friends. Grammy Tammy from Miami is doing grimey, slimey laundry. Sssonny Sssnakerton wants to grow sssunflowers. And when the Sun says goodbye for the day, the Moon pops up for a new set of adventures. Now Molly and her mom can make moon shadows and howl night noises.


Star of the Party: The Solar System Celebrates!: The Solar System Celebrates!Star of the party : the solar system celebrates! Bookcover

by Carr, Jan

The planets are throwing Sun a birthday party! Mercury wants to thank Sun for how close they are. (Being the closest planet has its perks.) Earth enjoys Sun’s warmth. And all the planets want to celebrate Sun’s magnetic personality. But party planning takes work. Do they even have room for all of Jupiter’s moon? Don’t space out. It’s time for this star-studded event!


Where is the Sun?Where is the sun? Bookcover

by Carle, Eric

Welcome to another busy day in Happy County! The Sun is out and shining down on lots of friends. Grammy Tammy from Miami is doing grimey, slimey laundry. Sssonny Sssnakerton wants to grow sssunflowers. And when the Sun says goodbye for the day, the Moon pops up for a new set of adventures. Now Molly and her mom can make moon shadows and howl night noises.




Nature WalkNature walk Bookcover

by Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Sahra and Abdi go on a walk together. They explore the woods and see many plants and animals. Pairs with the nonfiction book, I Care for Nature.




The Heart and Mind of Frances PauleyThe heart and mind of Frances Pauley Bookcover

by Stevens, April

Eleven-year-old Frances is an observer of both nature and people, just like her idol, the anthropologist Margaret Mead. She spends most of her time up on the rocks behind her house in her “rock world,” as Alvin, her kindhearted and well-read school bus driver, calls it. It’s the one place where Frances can truly be herself, and where she doesn’t have to think about her older sister, Christinia, who is growing up and changing in ways that Frances can’t understand.




Back to NatureBack to nature Bookcover

by Alpine, Rachele

Ruby’s life turns upside-down when her parents give her some big news: she’s going to be a big sister! She is a little worried about the new arrival, so her dad takes her and the rest of the Invincible Girls camping for the weekend, where she plans to become one with nature, bond with her friends and Dad, and get away from technology for the weekend. However, she finds that things are not as easy as they seem. She forgets a key item to bring, her friends don’t seem as excited as she is…and she kind of forgot about the bears who like to visit the camp sites!



The Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the RainforestThe leaf detective : how Margaret Lowman uncovered secrets in the rainforest Bookcover

by Lang, Heather

Meg Lowman was always fascinated by the natural world above her head – the colors, the branches, and, most of all, the leaves and mysterious organisms living there. Meg set out to climb up and investigate the rain forest tree canopies – and to be the first scientist to do so. But she encountered challenge after challenge. Male teachers would not let her into their classrooms, the high canopy was difficult to get to, and worst of all, people were logging and clearing the forests. Meg never gave up or gave in.


Rescatadora de bichosRescatadora de bichos Bookcover

by Cobb, Amy

Libby and her friend Becca are searching for bugs to finish their nature worksheet for school. They come across a dragonfly trapped in an old spider web. Very carefully, Libby frees the dragonfly and sets it free in a new home. Translated by native Spanish speakers and immersion school educators.




Misterios del universoMisterios del universo Bookcover

by Gater, Will

¡Viaja desde la Tierra a los confines del universo con este impresionante libro! Descubre planetas extraños, estrellas remotas y misteriosas galaxias.




Crayola Nature STEAM ActivitiesCrayola nature STEAM activities Bookcover

by Felix, Rebecca

These projects and experiments show readers elements of STEAM they can see in nature every day. Build a sundial and a wind vane, and collect leaves, grass, and bugs for observation and exploration.



The SunThe Sun Bookcover

by Crane, Cody

It’s bright and it’s hot. It’s the center of our solar system. It is our Sun. As readers journey through this book, they will discover how this amazing star came into existence, and they will learn everything about its size and makeup, its solar winds and flares, and how its light and heat affect Earth. The workings of the sun’s magnetic field, sun spots, and the latest technology used to study the sun will also captivate our readers. Planets and stars, moons and galaxies


Solar System BookcoverSolar System

By Hughes, David W.

Explore the wonders of our solar system–a corner of the universe that astronomers understand more fully every day. Starting at the sun, the center of it all, we move outward, planet by planet, and then beyond. From Mercury’s prehistoric cataclysm to Uranus’s uncommon axial tilt, the superb research and stunning images will captivate both keen stargazers and newcomers alike.



When the Worst happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival BookcoverWhen the Worst happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival

By Kyi, Tanya Lloyd

People overcome impossible odds where others surrendered and failed. What would you do if you were stranded or trapped in a situation where you had to fight for your life? When the Worst Happens is a collection of intense, true stories set in distant corners of the earth.




Craft Like the Ancient Romans Bookcover Craft Like the Ancient Romans

By Powell, Jillian

When in Rome, craft as the Romans do! This interactive book transports readers to the world of ancient Rome through hands-on crafts. Readers will learn fascinating facts about this vibrant culture as they create laurel wreaths, shields, Janus masks, and more! As they craft, readers will learn about Roman numerals, discover how sundials work, and delve into the many customs of this ancient culture. Simple step-by-step instructions and helpful photographs guide readers through each craft.



The Clock BookcoverThe Clock

By Duffy, Trent

Today, surrounded as we are by clocks and watches, it is hard to imagine life without an exact method of timekeeping. Until the mechanical clock was invented and improved, people had a less precise sense of the passage of time, based largely on the movement of the sun across the sky and measured with sundials, sandglasses, and other simple devices.


Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude Bookcover Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude

By Borden, Louise

Sailors knew how to measure latitude, their location north or south of the equator, but they could not measure longitude, their location east or west of their home port. Because of this, many lives were lost worldwide. The key to solving this problem lay in devising a clock that could keep absolutely accurate time while at sea, unaltered by rough water or weather conditions.



Rock, Fossil & Shell Hunting BookcoverRock, Fossil & Shell Hunting

by Swanson, Jennifer

Rewild your life! With metal corners and 448 full-color, highly illustrated pages, Rock Fossil, and Shell Hunting is an indispensable tool for young explorers and rock collectors.




Black Hole Survival Guide BookcoverBlack Hole Survival Guide

by Levin, Janna

From the acclaimed author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space, an authoritative and accessible guide to the most alluring and challenging phenomena of contemporary science.




Natural Satellites: The Book of Moons BookcoverNatural Satellites: The Book of Moons

by Miller, Ron

The moons of our solar system feature extreme and potentially life-hosting environments. This book delves into the science behind the fascinating properties of various moons and explains why astronomers search for life on moons.




Survive in the Outdoors! Bookcover Survive in the Outdoors!

by Lawrence, Mike

Sophia and Alonso have been packed off to their grandpa’s for a fishing trip, and they’re dreading spending a whole day in the woods without any cell service. But Grandpa opens their eyes to the wonders of the outdoors, and its dangers–from tick bites to hypothermia. And when a sprained ankle delays their return to civilization, the kids have to learn not only how to perform forest-friendly first aid, but how to safely spend the night in the woods when you don’t have a tent!



No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon BookcoverNo Barriers: A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon

by Weihenmayer, Erikb.

Erik Weihenmayer has a long history of turning obstacles into adventures. Born with a rare condition that blinded him as a teenager, he never let his diagnosis hold him back from a full life. As an athlete, explorer, speaker and activist, he has opened the eyes of people around the world to what’s possible. In 2001, he became the first blind man to climb Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. In 2005, he co-founded his nonprofit organization, No Barriers, to empower others to overcome adversity and achieve their biggest goals.

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