Nest

For fans of Jennifer Holm, a heartfelt and unforgettable middle grade novel about an irresistible girl and her family, tragic change, and the healing power of love and friendship In 1972 home is a cozy nest on Cape Cod for eleven year old Naomi Chirp Orenstein, her older sister, Rachel her

After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again

My name is Humpty Dumpty I m famous for falling off a wall You may have heard about it But that s only half the story Because I decided to get back up And when I did, something amazing happened This story is about my life AFTER THE FALL Inspiring and unforgettable, this epilogue to the

Sadie's Story

Sadie has two best friends Jess and Maya But Jess can only take one friend on vacation with her, and Sadie is the one who gets left behind How will she ever survive the days of loneliness and boredom But wait what is that in her old playhouse in the backyard A witch has moved in A kind

Hawk Rising

In the companion to Coyote Moon, follow a red tailed hawk in his hunt to feed his family in this picture book, from Maria Gianferrari Coyote Moon and illustrated by Brian Floca Complete with back matter containing information about how hawks hunt, nest, and raise families, as well as further

Plume

In this lovely book, young readers are introduced to a variety of beautiful birds, from the familiar chicken to the exotic ibis But lurking in the background of every page is a cat, who also seems very interested in the birds With its funny illustrations and engaging concepts, this clever counting

Birds

In what the New York Times Book Review calls a perfect book, a little girl watches birds from her window and dreams she can fly A board book edition of the critically acclaimed picture book from the award winning husband and wife team of Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek An ALA Notable Book Birds

I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place

As with many of us, the life of acclaimed novelist Howard Norman has had its share of incidents of arresting strangeness Yet few of us connect these moments, as Norman has done in this spellbinding memoir, to show how life tangles with the psyche to become art Norman s story begins with a

Ginger Pye (The Pyes, #1)

The disappearance of a new puppy named Ginger and the appearance of a mysterious man in a mustard yellow hat bring excitement into the lives of the Pye children.

The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession

Every January 1, a quirky crowd storms out across North America for a spectacularly competitive event called a Big Year a grand, expensive, and occasionally vicious 365 day marathon of birdwatching For three men in particular, 1998 would become a grueling battle for a new North American birding

Bird Count

A young girl eagerly identifies and counts the birds she observes around her town during the New England Christmas Bird Count.Young Ava and her mother prepare to participate as citizen scientists in the Christmas Bird Count She is excited when Big Al, the leader of their team, asks her to record

The Someday Birds

Charlie wishes his life could be as predictable and simple as chicken nuggets And it usually is He has his clean room, his carefully organized bird books and art supplies, his favorite foods, and comfortable routines But life has been unraveling since his war journalist father was injured in

Look Up!: Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard

You don t have to own binoculars and know a bunch of fancy Latin names to watch birds No matter where you live, they re in your neighborhood just look up.This conversational, humorous introduction to bird watching encourages kids to get outdoors with a sketchbook and really look around Quirky

Sadie's Story

Sadie has two best friends Jess and Maya But Jess can only take one friend on vacation with her, and Sadie is the one who gets left behind How will she ever survive the days of loneliness and boredom But wait what is that in her old playhouse in the backyard A witch has moved in A kind