Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • A look into a unique ecosystem, one that is endangered in many placesA seed is jostled from a branch of a mangrove tree and floats to a lagoon in the Caribbean Sea. It takes root, sprouts leaves, and slowly begins to grow. Over many years, the mangro...


  • Little Groundhog learns how to plant and tend to his own food garden through every season in this beautifully-illustrated, thoroughly researched picture book by naturalist Lynne Cherry.Little Groundhog, in trouble for stealing from his friends' garde...


  • For thousands of years, in the jungles of the Amazon, shamans have passed their wisdom of the medicinal values of rain forest plants from one generation to the next. The Shaman's Apprentice tells the story of a Tirio Indian boy who dreams of one day ...


  • The story of a wood thrush's first year and arduous first migration across thousands of miles brings young readers from his nesting ground in the Belt Woods of Maryland to his winter home in Costa Rica. By the author of The Great Kapok Tree. ...


  • Valerio the dragon and Allegra the unicorn have always lived happily and in harmony among the beautiful trees and plants of the ancient Ardet Forest. But when King Orlando begins cutting down trees, it is up to the king’s daughter to convince the k...


  • Sasparillo, an armadillo from Texas, leaves his home to find out where on Earth he is, and with the help of a golden eagle, he discovers where he lives--in a city, in a state, in a country, on a continent, on a planet, in the solar system, in the uni...







Awards

How Groundhog's Garden Grew
2006 Virginia Readers Choice Award -- Primary (Nominee)