Multcolib School Corps Picks Insects and Spiders Grades K - 2
Annotation:Introduces the life cycle of a butterfly, showing how it changes from an egg to a chrysalis to a butterfly.
Annotation:Tells how the author, as a young boy, followed a trail of ants and came across various other insects and small creatures, then briefly provides facts about each creature encountered.
Annotation:A basic introduction to spiders, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the unique traits that help to define them, such as their ability to spin silk threads and webs.
Annotation:A lonely cockroach named Crickwing has a creative idea that saves the day for the leaf-cutter ants when their fierce forest enemies attack them.
Annotation:The farm animals try to divert a busy little spider from spinning her web, but she persists and produces a thing of both beauty and usefulness. The pictures may be felt as well as seen.
Annotation:The exacting prose and jewel-toned illustrations echo the harmony of monarch and milkweed in this carefully researched book, explaining one of nature's most spectacular displays in a refreshingly simple manner.
Annotation:Close-up photos and lightly-rhymed declarative verse capture a bug's-eye view of nature and encourage children to experience the world outside their doors with care and openness. Includes insect facts.
Annotation:Introduce readers to the exciting world of bugs. Each title uses simple text and vibrant photographs to introduce one important bug feature or behavior.
Annotation:Buzz, flutter and march into three tiny new worlds with Ms. Frizzle. Includes: Gets ants in its pants, In a beehive, Butterflies and the bog beast.
Annotation:Why do special features make all the difference in the insects life, even help it survive? Find the answers to many questions about creeping, crawling insects of all sizes.
Annotation:One spider is as big as a dinner plate. Another one is as tiny as the tiniest raindrop. How does it help a spider to be so big? And how could it help another spider to be so small? Spiders Biggest! Littlest! answers these and other fascinating questions.
Annotation:Marvel at a wasp that paralyzes spiders and feeds them to her young. See a butterfly that is bigger than many birds. Then meet a spider that lives in a bubble underwater. In this book, you'll learn about the life cycles of some fascinating animals-from the praying mantis to the jumping spider.
Annotation:¿Piensas que las hormigas son estupendas? ¿Te asombras de las arañas? Mira dentro de esto libro, ¡y verás lo se que está arrastrando en cada página! Do you think ants are awesome? Are you serious about spiders? Look inside this book and see what's creeping and crawling on every page!
Annotation:From deserts to forests to inside your living room, spiders are everywhere! You can spot the sticky webs that they weave to catch their dinners. Spiders can be many different colors and move in surprising ways. Some roll across the sand. Others walk on water! In SPIDERS!, TIME For Kids® unravels the mysteries of these amazing eight-legged creatures.
Annotation:Now you know some things about pill bugs.If you want to know more, just look for us.You can find us in your garden at home (if you have one), or in the park.And I'm sure some of us live near your school.If you see us you can touch us ? but gently, please!
Annotation:En este libro ilustrado con fotografías para niños, las arañitas nacen, crecen y llegan a ser excelentes tejedoras. This book, which is illustrated with photographs, discusses the birth and growth of little spiders who later become excellent weavers of webs.
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Materials (in English and Spanish) about insects and spiders for grades K-2. The library has already-prepared Buckets of Books on this topic that you can check out. The Buckets contain books similar to those on the list (though not every title is exactly the same) plus a teacher's guide. To see the list of Buckets, go to: http://web.multcolib.org/educators/school-corps/bucket-books .