Birds

Where did Bunny Go?

By Nancy Tafuri

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Bird cannot find Bunny during a game of hide-and-seek and worries that Bunny has run away. Siggested for ages 2-5.
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Feathers for Lunch

By Lois Ehlert

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An escaped housecat encounters twelve birds in the back yard but fails to catch any of them and has to eat feathers for lunch. Suggested for ages 4-8.
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What Baby Wants

By Phyllis Root and Jill Barton (Illustrator)

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Various family members try to stop Baby from crying, but only his brother figures out what he wants
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Great Backyard Bird Count Starts Today

The GBBC is an annual, four-day event that takes a snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. It's an easy, fun, and free way to help the birds. Anyone can do this for as long or as little a time as he pleases, and their Web site has good information on how to get started, .

Penguin Power

They're very cute, very sturdy, and are excellent parents. Colored in black and white with sometimes a splash of orange, penguins make their homes in lots of different places, from South America to Antarctica.

Someday

By Diane Paterson

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A tough bargain with a sly crow lands Gull and his silly landlubber friends in trouble when they take to the high seas on a boat named Someday

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Monster Birds: A Navajo Folktale

By Vee Browne

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Twelve-year-old twins use their weapons, lightning arrows and magic feathers, to defend their village from the Monster Birds.

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Clever Ali

By Nancy Farmer

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When seven-year-old Ali's greedy pet steals cherries from the wicked Sultan for whom his father keeps carrier pigeons, Ali is given three days to find 600 new cherries or his father will be thrown into the deep, dark oubliette. Includes facts about carrier pigeons and the sultan on whom this story is based, as well as an excerpt from "In Praise of Books" by al-Jahiz.

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The Night Flyers

By Elizabeth McDavid Jones

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In 1918, caring for her family's homing pigeons while her father is away fighting in World War I, twelve-year-old Pam comes to suspect that a mysterious stranger in her small North Carolina town is a German spy.
Part of the History Mysteries series.

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The Language of Doves

By Rosemary Wells

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On her sixth birthday, Julietta's grandfather gives her one of his beautiful homing pigeons and tells her a story of his experience raising and training doves in Italy during the Great War.

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