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Fleisher, Paul.

Summary: This book describes lake and pond food webs covering the plants, plant eaters, meat eaters, and the decomposers that break down dead plants and animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.63 FLE

Fleisher, Paul.

Summary: This book describes forest food webs, from the sun's energy to plants to animals that are plant eaters and meat eaters to forest decomposers that break down dead plants and animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.3 FLE

Stanek, Linda

Summary: "From slowing wildfires to planting seeds, one animal is the true superhero that keeps the African savanna in balance. Elephants dig to find salt that other animal lick, their deep footprints collect water for small creatures to drink, and they eat young trees to keep the forest from overtaking the grasslands. In every season, the elephants are there to protect the savanna and its residents -...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbordale Publishing 2016

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Fleisher, Paul.

Summary: Explores interconnected food chains found in the ocean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.7 FLE

Rivera, Andrea

Summary: "This title focuses on lake and river habitats and gives information related to science, technology, art, and math concepts. The title is complete with colorful photographs, simple text, and a database for added activities." -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Zoom 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.6 RIV

Summary: This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Pl II

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PLA NOT RATED

Brenner, Barbara.

Summary: A child visitor observes as one tiny scratch in a tree develops into a home for a variety of woodland animals over many years, even after the tree has fallen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.3 BRE

Ferry, Beth

Summary: "What makes an oak tree an oak tree and what makes a squirrel a squirrel? In Squirrel's Family Tree, things aren't always what they seem. As squirrel searches for, finds, and hides her acorn treasures beneath the shadows of the great oak trees in the forest, little does she know the role she plays in creating the very environment she forages in."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FER

Miller, Debbie S.

Summary: An introduction to trees that compares parts of a tree to parts of the human body, with illustrations and brief descriptions of trees found around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 582.16 Miller

Maynard, Caitlin.

Summary: Describes a fieldtrip that eighteen students and seven adults took to study the ecosystems of a tropical rain forest and a coral reef in Belize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 1996

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 574.5 MAY

Cheshire, Gerard

Summary: Identifies various habitats found in tropical rainforests including swamplands, estuaries and marsh lands as well as the different types of plants, insects and wildlife that inhabit them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577.34 CHE

Katz Cooper, Sharon.

Summary: Describes the formation of the Great Lakes, the varied lifeforms that are part of this ecosystem, the interactions among the plants and animals that live there, and threats to this environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Benchmark Books 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577.6 KAT

Leinbach, Ken

Summary: Describes the history, vision and impact of The Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and its model for urban environmental education. Strategies that can be used elsewhere called the Neighborhood Environmental Education Project are included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan James Publishing 2018

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Lumbard, Alexis York

Summary: The trial of the millennium: animals vs humans. Brought before the spirit king, and charged by the animals with spreading fear and pain throughout the land, the humans must answer for their actions. Will justice be had? Will balance return to land, sea, and sky? Will the earth be saved?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Tales 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 LUM

Milbourne, Anna.

Summary: Simple text and pictures describe the life on a seashore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishers 2006

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Regan, Michael

Summary: Bringing Back Our Tundra explains why the tundra is at risk and how people are combating tundra destruction due to oil and mining industries. This title also explores the science behind carbon sinks and tundra food webs. Features include a cause-and-effect flow chart, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J755.54 CSS

Schuetz, Kari.

Summary: "Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to life in a coral reef. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG SCH

Spilsbury, Louise.

Summary: Look closely at a pond and discover a world of inhabitants! A close look at this microhabitat reveals an unbelievable variety of organisms. Vibrant photographs and detailed illustrations combine to make these books informative and engaging. A visual table of contents helps readers navigate the text, and informative labels make the photographs valuable sources of information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Heinemann Library 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J577.636 SPI

Strauss, Eric.

Summary: Ecology is to reveal the nature of ourselves and of our relationship with the species around us. The lectures in this course are often in pairs, with basic ecological principles discussed in the first lecture and the human role or human implications addressed in the second.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 525 EAR
Call number: DVD 525 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 525 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 525 EAR PART 3

Snedden, Robert.

Summary: Examines the food chain in the city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smart Apple Media 2007

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 577.5 Snedd

Relf, Patricia.

Summary: What could a tunafish sandwich and some smelly green pond scum have in common? Come on an underwater adventure in the magic school bus and find out!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1996

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 577.16 COL

Silver, Donald M.

Summary: Explains how to investigate the plant and animal life found in a small section of the woods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scientific American Books for Young Readers 1995

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577.3 Sil

White, Nancy

Summary: When Arnold finds a small foxlike animal with huge ears, he and the rest of Mrs. Frizzle's students search for the animal's habitat, visiting the Arctic, the North American temperate forest, the African grasslands, the Amazon rain forest, wetlands, and desert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 591.3

Summary: "The product of over 2,000 interviews recorded in 60 countries, this unique and thrilling collection of stories and images leads inexorably to the core of what it means to be human. Stories full of love and happiness, hatred and violence, from everyday experiences to accounts of the most unbelievable lives, share a rare sincerity and underline what is universal. Intercut with never-before-seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HUM