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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

Loewer, H. Peter.

Summary: Examines the many different microscopic organisms that exist in pond water and describes how they function and their role in nature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Reader 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.636 LOE

Roesser, Marie

Summary: Even the smallest pond is teeming with plant and animal life. Ponds are essential food sources for so many animals, including miniscule minnows and big bass. Ducks and spiders live hidden in the grasses surrounding ponds, while crayfish swim pond waters in search of a tadpole snack. This accessible volume gives readers an understanding of parts of the intricate ecosystem of a pond and an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 577.63 ROE

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.

Summary: One summer day, Buddy and his mother take a walk around a pond and observe the animals and insects that live there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children's 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E WAL

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

Messner, Kate

Summary: Celebrates the forms of life that live above and under a pond, including turtles, red-winged blackbirds, blue herons, minnows, frogs, and catfish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.6 MES
1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MES

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577.6 MES

Hibbert, Clare

Summary: Get ready to take a leap into the water in this exciting exploration of pond habitats. This volume examines different kinds of pond habitats, and the creatures that are found both in the water and on its edge, from bass to grass snakes to herons. Readers will learn about life cycles, ecosystems, and conservation, which are important curricula-based science topics. This volume pairs compelling...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Introduces various creatures that live in or near a duck pond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Pre-Reader (Orange), Call number: JBR ORANGE DUC

Summary: Takes you on a twisting journey down the great rivers of the world, pausing to visit the thriving realm of freshwater ponds. Travel upstream to find civilization's source - then down again to see the key to our very survival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stidworthy, John

Summary: Describes the characteristics of various animals that live in or around ponds and streams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Troll 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in EZ, Call number: EZ 577.636 STI

Heinz, Brian J.

Summary: Five vignettes, from dawn to midnight, present the dramatic dynamics of survival and competition in and around a typical North American pond, featuring such animals as a pickerel frog, water snake, and opossum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HEI

Mooney, Carla

Summary: This book introduces children to the world of freshwater habitats and the creatures they contain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577.64 MOO

Quattlebaum, Mary.

Summary: In this version of the classic song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," the farmer's granddaughter discovers the creatures living at a pond. End notes present facts, outdoor activities, and games related to this lively ecosystem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E QUA

Summary: White Wilderness shows the habits and physical characteristics of the wolves, polar bear, ringed seal and white whale. Follows the migration of lemmings as they pursue a course of destruction by swimming far out into the open sea. Pictures habits of Arctic birds and large animals such as the musk ox, reindeer, wolverine, and caribou. Water Birds is a study of a great variety of water birds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TRU V1

Grady, Wayne.

Summary: "This book is an exploration of the biology and ecology of a vital, ever-changing terrain. Written by one of Canada's best-known science and nature writers, it is intended not only for those who live in the Great Lakes basin but for anyone captivated by the splendor of the natural world and sensitive to the challenges of its preservation."--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 GRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 508.77 Grady

Summary: Called "the rainforests of the sea," the world's coral reefs are home to millions of species. But these underwater ecosystems are in grave danger. This program travels to Chumbe Island Coral Park, Zanzibar; Mafia Island Marine Park, Tanzania; and Ras Mohammed National Park, Egypt, to study the fragile ecology and amazing biodiversity of coral reefs-and the impacts of tourism, pollution,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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