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Children’s Lit Pick September 2017

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Book of the Month | 0 comments

septemberEvery month we pick two books to spotlight, one picture book and one chapter book. Get 20% off these books for the entire month!


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apple tree

Secrets of the Apple Tree

written by Carron Brown and Alyssa Nassner

This beautifully illustrated book will introduce children to the joys of nature, and show them what wonderful secrets are revealed if you just look a little closer. By holding a light behind each page, children can see the creatures who make a tree their home, from the worms who live among the roots to the birds who nest high up in the branches. The clever see-through reading technique creates an experience of interactive learning, showing both the surface and what is hidden underneath at the same time.


In the Classroom




bindi-wildlife-adventuresBindi Wildlife Adventures

written by Bindi Irwin & Chris Kunz

Inspired and co-created by Bindi Irwin, daughter of iconic wildlife expert Steve Irwin, and Dancing With The Stars contestant. A fast-paced adventure series featuring The Jungle Girl herself! The stories are inspired and co-created by Bindi Irwin, daughter of the iconic wildlife expert, Steve Irwin. The series features the characters of Bindi, her brother Robert, mother Terri, and the Australia Zoo.


In the Classroom

  • Making Science fun and interesting can sometimes be hard, but the Bnidi Wildlife Adventures series helps children peak their interest in wildlife and animal sciences! These wildlife bookmarks would be a great handout when starting to discuss Animal Sciences.
  • The National Wildlife Foundation has a list of free lesson plans covering everything from Habitats, Ecosystems, and Wildlife!
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife, as well, offers an array of lesson plans and activities to help students get interested in Wildlife Sciences.

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