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Yolen, Jane

Summary: A family of dedicated birders presents an illustrated tribute to birds featuring a combination of scientific facts, folklore, poems, and songs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Takes you soaring through the sky and around the world in an exciting journey from the bird's distant dinosaur past to its present astonishing variety. Take an up-close look at the staggering range of sizes, shapes, and habitats of these creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV EYE

Behrens, Ken.

Summary: Seawatching is the challenging act of identifying waterbirds in flight. Since more than one hundred different species can fly past an observation point, often at great speed or in tightly packed, mixed-species flocks, identification of these distant shapes can be a mystery. The keys to the mystery—the subtle traits that unlock the identity of flying waterbirds, be it wingbeat cadence,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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Summary: Step-by-step instructions illustrate how to draw all of your favorite characters from the popluar game, Angry Birds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.2 LEA

22 holds on 6 copies

Summary: When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, they decide to forge an unsteady truce and form an unlikely super-team to save their homes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Heos, Bridget

Summary: "Just Like Us! Birds gives young readers an up-close and personal look at how birds do things that are remarkably similar to the way humans do"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598 HEO

Sibley, David

Summary: "Covering North American species east of the Rocky Mountains, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 598.0723 Sib

Patchett, Fiona.

Summary: Explores the parenting behavior of birds, describing how some birds build nests, how the chicks develop inside the egg, and how the adult bird cares for its young.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Pub. 2006

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAT

Summary: "The one-off specials featured here represent some of David Attenborough's most personal quests and passionate enthusiasms. 'Attenborough in paradise' represents a childhood dream come true as he visits the forests of New Guinea to record the spectacular courtship of the birds of paradise. A piece of amber given to him 60 years ago by a young refugee girl sparked a lifelong interest explored in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ATT

Vilardi, Debbie

Summary: "This book introduces readers to the science behind migration. Students learn about the hunger and nesting factors that motivate birds to fly south for the winter and north for the summer" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cody Koala, an imprint of Pop! 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 598.1568 VIL

Ward, Jennifer.

Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce different kinds of birds' nests, from the scrapes falcons build on high, craggy ledges to the underground nests burrowing owls dig. Includes brief facts about each kind of bird.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E WAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WAR

Cousins, Lucy

Summary: In an exuberant display of color, Lucy Cousins invites little ones to imagine themselves as brilliant birds. Birds of all feathers flock together in a fun, rhyme-filled offering by the creator of Maisy. From the rooster's "cock-a-doodle-doo" at dawn to the owl's nighttime "tuwit, tuwoo," the cheeps and tweets of many bright and beautiful avian friends will have children eager to join in as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COU

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COU

Witty, Helen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 WIT

Lanicci, Rachael.

Summary: Learn to choose the right combination of plants, shrubs, and trees for your favorite birds. Lanicci also shows you how to select the seed mixes and treats each species finds irresistible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Homeowner 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.978 LAN

Tekiela, Stan.

Summary: Offers an audio guide to more than one hundred species of Michigan birds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Adventure Publications 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 TEK

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 598 TEK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD 598 Tekiela 2004

Lerner, Carol.

Summary: Describes primarily those species of birds which are tropical migrants visiting the North only during the nesting season. Includes suggestions for attracting birds to one's yard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 1996

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598.297 Ler

Contents: Satin Bowerbird -- American Alligator -- Jaguar -- Superb Lyrebird -- Three-humped Treehopper -- Yellow Buffalo Threehopper -- Capercaillie -- Franquet's Epauletted Bat -- Bowhead Whale -- Humpback Whale -- Knudsen's Frog -- Tungara Frog -- Smoky Jungle Frog -- Club-winged Manakin -- Black-and-gold Cotinga -- Red-ruffed Fruitcrow -- Capuchinbird -- Screaming Piha -- Bearded Manakin -- Greater...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology/Library of Natural Sounds 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INF MAC

Summary: Three baby birds in blue velvet fabric, brown stomachs, black velvet beaks, and black plastic eyes sit inside a nest of fuzzy brown cloth that is lined with rust velour. The baby birds can be manipulated with fingers.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Folkmanis 1990

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1 available in Puppet, Call number: PPT BIR

Himmelman, John

Summary: "Listen to the birds! They are often very noisy. You can tell what kind of bird it is just by listening. It's fun to learn their sounds and to sing along"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 598 HIM

Latimer, Jonathan P.

Summary: Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, voices, and habitats of a variety of common birds, arranged by their color. Includes the Peterson System of identifying birds by their unique markings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598 LAT

Singer, Arthur.

Summary: Text and pictures describe each state bird.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lodestar Books 1986

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 598 SIN

Stokes, Donald W.

Summary: Presents a resource that covers more than 850 species of birds including all subspecies, with detailed information on range maps, migration routes, bird shape, significant plumages, habitat, and scientific and common names.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 STO

Alcorn, Gordon Dee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 ALC

Gray, Rita

Summary: "In this nonfiction picture book for young readers, we learn just why the mother nesting bird stays quiet and still while sitting on her eggs."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 598.156 GRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRA