Book List for Teens and Adults

by Pat Press

The Camping Trip That Changed America by Barb Rosenstock (picture book that tells about President Roosevelt’s camping trip with John Muir in Yosemite in 1903) (non-fiction)

My Side of the Mountain,  Julie of the Wolves, Who Really Killed Cock Robin?, There’s an Owl in the Shower and all other books by Jean Craighead George. Go to her website for lots of great information. (fiction and non-fiction) internet teacher resources available

Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas by Molly Bang (non-fiction)

The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare (novel)/internet activities available

Fifty Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth by Earthworks (non-fiction) also website same name

All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot (novel) DVD available

A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry (non-fiction) website/teacher resources available/u-tube info

Hoot and Flush by Carl Hiasen (novels)

 Brother Eagle, Sister Sky by Susan Jeffers (non-fiction) based on the words of Chief Seattle/lesson plans on internet (the web of life), u-tube video available/internet resources available

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH  by Jane Leslie Conly (novel) DVD/internet resources available

Raptors: A Kids Guide to Birds of Prey by Laubach and Smith (non-fiction)

Audubon Birds of America Coloring Book by Paul E. Kennedy

Hatchet and Brian’s Winter and all other books by Gary Paulsen (fiction) internet resources available

Coat Pocket Bird Book: A Field Guide to Birding by Gillette/Mohrhardt (non-fiction)

Stranger in the WoodsA Photographic Nature Fantasy by Carl R. Sams  (fiction/DVD movie available)

The Northern Spotted Owl by Patricia Fink Martin (non-fiction)

Moon Bird Phil Hoose (non-fiction) the story of B95 a famous migrating Red Knot

Project Puffin by Steve Kress (non-fiction)

Horseshoe Crabs and Shorebirds: The Story of the Food Web by Victoria Crenson (non-fiction)

Audubon Guide to Attracting Birds (non-fiction)

Audubon Pocket Backyard Bird Watch (non-fiction)

My Light by Molly Bang (non-fiction)


Pat Press is a retired Early Childhood Education Specialist with a B.A. in English/Humanities, M.S. in Reading, EdSp