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Summary: Zoom in on a world of creatures that are industrious, sociable, and environmentally useful, but that are nevertheless avoided and ignored. Safely examine the wonders of the insect through macrophotography and startling 3-D graphics that reveal the true importance of these amazing life forms.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD E

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fliess, Sue

Summary: Simple text and color photographs introduce children to different kinds of bugs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Fliess 2016

Himmelman, John

Summary: "Made to be read by a child while lying on the grass, a variety of insects and other creatures appear on each page. Children tip, tap, and turn pages to discover how these animals move"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HIM

Marshall, S. A. (Steven A.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 595.7 INS

Hamilton, Sue L.

Summary: This title introduces readers to mosquitoes. Different types of mosquitoes are examined such as Gallinipper and Asian tiger. Readers will learn about each mosquito's body including all the parts of its head, thorax, and abdomen. Where each mosquito can be found is covered, as are which diseases they can carry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A&D Xxtreme, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.77 HAM

Heos, Bridget.

Summary: An introduction to how insects give birth and care for their young.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.7139 HEO

Parker, Steve

Summary: Presents a collection of facts about insects and spiders, including what termites build their nests from, how an earwig looks after her eggs, and why wasps have black and yellow stripes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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Statts, Leo

Summary: This title focuses on fireflies and gives information related to their bodies, habitats, food, and life cycles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Launch!, a division of Abdo Zoom 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.76 STA

Gauthier, Kelly

Summary: The most innovative and exciting new book on the world's most spellbinding bugs, featuring an in-your-face look at more than fifty fascinating insects--as if through a magnifying glass! Zoom in on the coolest bugs in the world, crawling the forest floor alongside beetles and ants, and flying the skies with bees and dragonflies. Discovering Bugs makes you feel as if you're looking through a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Applesauce Press 2017

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Hamilton, Sue L.

Summary: This title introduces readers to crickets. Different types of crickets are examined such as Bull and Mole. Readers will learn about each cricket's body including its head, thorax, abdomen, and will also discover how they use their long antennae. Where each cricket can be found is covered, as well as how they are grown for food around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A&D Xtreme, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.726 HAM

Koch, Maryjo.

Summary: Weaving instructive text about metamorphosis, locomotion, pollination, camouflage, and migration with lyrical selections of poetry and prose from Shakespeare, Tennyson, and others, this book informs as it entertains.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark Publishers 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 592 KOC

Bowman, Lucy.

Summary: Describes the physical characteristics and behaviors that are common to all bugs and some that are unique to certain species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [EDC Pub.] 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hamilton, Sue L.

Summary: Different types of grasshoppers are examined such as Tropidacris collaris, Pygmy, Bullacris intermedia, and Bladder. Readers will learn about each grasshopper's body including all the parts of its head, thorax, and abdomen. Where each grasshopper can be found is covered, as are which grasshoppers are the loudest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.726 HAM

Lamb, Anne

Summary: Meet the bugs of Beat Bugs Village.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN LAM

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

Walliser, Jessica.

Summary: This book identifies helpful and harmful insects found in the garden, and gives advice for effectively managing both types of insects organically. It is a field guide for quickly and easily identifying the most common invasive and beneficial insects in the garden; plus the best organic advice on how to attract the good guys and manage the bad guys, without reaching for the toxic chemicals. It...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Lynn's Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 595.7 WAL

Summary: An introduction to insects of the United States and Canada. Includes hands-on extension activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.7 World 2007

Summary: Bink & Gollie : Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2014

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Arlon, Penelope

Summary: "Join the LEGO minifigures on a bugtastic backyard safari. Find the latest facts about cool creepy-crawlies, from silky spiders to millipedes with 750 legs." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Covell, Charles V.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 595.78 COV

Dussling, Jennifer.

Summary: Describes the hunting activities of various bugs, including the praying mantis, wood ant, and dragonfly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2011

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Florian, Douglas.

Summary: Presents twenty-one short poems about such insects as the inchworm, termite, cricket, and ladybug.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811.54 FLO

Glaser, Linda.

Summary: Discover how familiar insects survive the cold winter months and ensure the safety of the next generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.7 GLA

Murawski, Darlyne.

Summary: Presents close-up photographs of insect faces and describes some of their unique facial features, including compound eyes and pincher jaws.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 595.7 MUR