Animals

Earl the Squirrel

By Don Freeman

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Sometimes it's awfully hard for a young squirrel to learn to gather acorns on his own--especially when he has a helpful human friend named Jill.
A sweet and funny gift from a prince of picture books.

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Busy, Busy Squirrels

By Colleen Stanley Bare

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Talks about tree and ground squirrels: how they live and what they eat.

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A New Home

By Tim Bowers

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Matt the squirrel has a new home, but misses his old friends.

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Mousekin's Thanksgiving

By Edna Miller

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Mousekin and his forest friends struggle to survive the winter together in the company of a wild turkey.

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Alligator Arrived With Apples: A Potluck Alphabet Feast

By Crescent Dragonwagon

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When mouse brings a mocha mousse and elephant brings an elderberry elixir, how can Thanksgiving dinner be anything but wonderful? Bright illustrations make this a cheerful alphabet read-aloud.

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Tigers

By Peter Murray

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A good choice for upper elementary students who want to learn more about these fascinating animals.
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A Tiger Cub Grows Up

By Joan Hewett

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Tara is a very cute newborn Bengal tiger who grows up and learns to live with the adult tigers at the wild animal park.

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Tiger Trek

By Ted Lewin

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Riding on the back of an elephant, the author tours a wildlife park in India, observing the hunting behavior of a mother tiger.
[From the publisher's description]

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Moon Tiger

By Phyllis Root

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Jessica is sent to bed early for her mischievous ways but she's soon off on a flight of imagination with the mysterious Moon Tiger.
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Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too?

By Eric Carle

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Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups.

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