Juvenile Fiction, Nature & The Natural World
The House That My Dad Built for Me
by Dana R. Delamy
What makes a house a home? Told in a series of details that build upon one another to paint a complete picture, The House That My Dad Built for Me is a charming story about a family, their home, and the natural world that surrounds them.
A Tale of Two Planets
by Mary Trudeau
Retha is a planet without much magic. The Wooshidooz creatures must work hard to live there—clearing away plastic leaves, making pollen, collecting and moving water, and more. Living on Planet Retha is a lot of work—but the Wooshidooz love their ...
What I See Before I Sleep
by Gina Macri
A small duck goes out on his own, taking pictures with a Polaroid camera, while observing and pondering the surrounding nature right until it’s time to go home for bed. This is a story about being observant, curious, and calm. That you don’t always ...
Maggie the Whale
by David N. Birman
Have you ever met a giant whale wearing a yellow shirt, a big floppy hat and sunglasses? I bet you have not! I bet you have never even thought of such a thing! Well, this is the story of how Grandpa David did just that and met his new friend, Maggie ...
Remember To Look
by Jase Don
I’m taking a walk with my parents today. We might spot some flowers or birds on the way. There’s so much to see while we’re out and about. I’ll be sure to look. I don’t want to miss out! Told in rhyme, this gentle story encourages readers to spend ...
by Evangeline Anthony
One day at school, a teacher tells her class that she has a special project for them: they have to write a story using adverbs and adjectives! Some of the kids know exactly what they want to write, but one student has no idea what to write about. ...
Adventures of Livvy and the Snail
by Marian Heemskerk
Livvy wants to go on an adventure! She grabs her magnifying glass and heads out to the garden to see what she can find. After following a trail of shiny slime, she discovers a shy little snail named Gary. Gary warms up to Livvy quickly and the two ...
Two Cats, a Mermaid and the Disappearing Moon
by Pamela K. Knudsen
Topper and Lexington are curious cats, but they’ve always obeyed their mother’s one rule: never leave the yard. But when the full moon vanishes from the night sky, leaving behind something strange and red in its place, Topper and Lexington leave the ...
Blueberries and Bears
by Shelley Bonter
It’s a hot summer day in July, and while kids are playing on the docks and adults lounging by the shore, two boys set off on an adventure of their own: to hunt down blueberries! In their paddleboat, the boys are unstoppable, and their song rings ...
Oh, I Wish I Were A Turtle
by Sally Kolumbus
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a turtle? To carry your home wherever you go? In this delightful rhyming story for young readers, children are invited to imagine what life would be like if we could all live like turtles do—connected to ...