Kittinger, Jo S. Dead Log Alive! Watts, 1996. Investigate the insects, birds, mammals, bacteria, and
fungi that inhabit fallen trees.
Lauber, Patricia. Be a Friend to Trees. HarperCollins Children's Books, 1993. Discusses trees as sources
of food, oxygen, and products.
Locker, Thomas. Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art. HarperCollins Publisher, Inc., 1995. Paintings
show a tree in different seasons, with accompanying text and questions for the reader.
Nardi, James. Once Upon a Tree: Life from Treetop to Roof Tops. A detailed introduction to the bal-
anced ecosystem of life that can be found in a neighborhood tree.
Prevost, John. Walnut Trees. ABDO Publishing Company, 1998. Informatin about the aprts of a walnut
tree and its economic uses.
Silver, Donald. Woods (One Small Square). McGraw-Hill, 1997. How to investigate clues to fauna in the
woods, what to find in a deciduous tree.
Ages 9-12
Babbit, Natalie. Tuck Everlasting. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988. (Enlgish, Spanish, audio). The adven-
tures of a ten-year-old who meets people in the forest who have found the fountain of youth. Teaches
about the cycle of nature.
Frost, Robert. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. E.P. Dutton, 1985. Picturebook adaptation of the
poem for all ages.
Jarrell, Randall, and Sendak, Maurice (illus.). The Bat-Poet. HarperCollins Juvenile Books, 1996. It is
the story of an `artist' who discovers new wonders (the activities of diurnal animals) and wants to share
them with his friends.
Paulsen, Gary. Brian's Winter. (sequel to Hatchet). laurel Leaf, 1998. An alternative ending to hatchet,
Brian must winter in the woods and uses Native American techniques to survive.
Paulsen, Gary. Hatchet. Aladdin, 1996. (English, Spanish, audio) A thirteen-year-old boy is lost in the
woods for 54 days after a plane crash. He has only a hatchet to help him survive.
Animals in the Forest. Raintree Publications, 1987. Describes creatures that inhabit the woodlands.
Burns, Marjorie and Cassie, Brian. National Audubon Society First Field Guide to Trees. Scholastic,
Inc.., 1999. a visual guide to the science of trees as well as a field guide.
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