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Multcolib School Corps Picks Insects and Spiders Grades K - 2

Spiders
Spiders By Bodden, Valerie (Book - 2011 ) j 595.44 B6662s 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

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.

Bugs
Bugs By Beckett-Bowman, Lucy (Book - 2007 ) j 595.7 B787b 2007 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

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

Hey There, Stink Bug!
Hey There, Stink Bug! By Bulion, Leslie (Book - 2006 ) j 595.7 B933h 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes various types of insects using different poetic forms. Includes glossary and poetry notes.

Crickwing
Crickwing By Cannon, Janell (Book - 2000 ) jE CANNON Available in some locations

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.

The Very Busy Spider
The Very Busy Spider By Carle, Eric (Book - 1995 ) jbb 1995 All copies in use. Availability details

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.

Butterfly, Flea, Beetle, and Bee
Butterfly, Flea, Beetle, and Bee What Is An Insect? By Cleary, Brian P. (Book - 2013 ) j 595.7 C6234b 2013 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Clever rhymes from Brian P. Cleary and comical illustrations from Martin Goneau explain the traits that all insects have in common and help you determine which creatures belong in this six-legged group.

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! By Dussling, Jennifer (Book - 2011 ) j 595.7 D974b 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

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

Insectlopedia
Insectlopedia Poems and Paintings By Florian, Douglas (Book - 1998 ) j 811.5 F635in 1998 Available in some locations

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

Spiders up close
Spiders up close Las arãñas By Franks, Katie (Book - 2008 Spanish ) SPANISH j 595.44 FRANKS 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines spiders and their anatomy, behavior, and reproduction.

Monarch and Milkweed
Monarch and Milkweed By Frost, Helen (Book - 2008 ) j 595.789 F939m 2008 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

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.

Step Gently Out
Step Gently Out By Frost, Helen (Book - 2012 ) j 595.7 F9393s 2012 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

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.

Not A Buzz to Be Found
Not A Buzz to Be Found Insects in Winter By Glaser, Linda (Book - 2012 ) j 595.7 G5483n 2012 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

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

Bug Babies
Bug Babies By Guillain, Charlotte (Book - 2010 ) j 595.7 G957bb 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children learn how baby bugs are born, what they look like, and how they grow.

Bug Food
Bug Food By Guillain, Charlotte (Book - 2010 ) j 595.7 G957bf 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduces readers to the exciting world of insects and arachnids. Learn about leaves, pollen, blood, and other bug food.

Bug Homes
Bug Homes By Guillain, Charlotte (Book - 2010 ) j 595.7 G957bh 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children learn about the many different habitats that provide homes for bugs.

Bug Parts
Bug Parts By Guillain, Charlotte (Book - 2010 ) j 595.7 G957bp 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children learn about the body parts that bugs have, how they are different, and how they are used.

Bug Senses
Bug Senses By Guillain, Charlotte (Book - 2010 ) j 595.7 G957bs 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children learn about the different ways bugs sense the world around them, and the body parts they use to sense.

Bugs on the Move
Bugs on the Move By Guillain, Charlotte (Book - 2010 ) j 595.7 G957bm 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

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.

Flight of the Honey Bee
Flight of the Honey Bee By Huber, Raymond (Book - 2013 ) j 595.799 H8777f 2013 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Demonstrates how Scout the bee searches for nectar to sustain her hive and pollinates flowers to produce seeds and fruits.

Insects
Insects Biggest! Littlest! By Markle, Sandra (Book - 2009 ) j 595.7 M346i 2009 Beginning Facts View electronic book »

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.

Spiders
Spiders By Marsh, Laura F. (Book - 2011 ) j 595.44 M3659s 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:You don't have to look far to see a spider's web--in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush--spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more...all fascinating. Amazing photography and easy-to-understand text makesnbsp; Spiders nbsp;a hit in this National Geographic Kids series.

I'm A Caterpillar
I'm A Caterpillar By Marzollo, Jean (Book - 1997 ) jE Reader MARZOLLO 1997 Available in some locations

Annotation:Provides a simple explanation of what happens as a caterpillar changes into a butterfly--from the caterpillar's point of view.

Amazing Insects and Spiders
Amazing Insects and Spiders By McGavin, George (Book - 2008 ) j 595.7 M145a 2008 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

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.

Goliath Bird-eating Spiders and Other Extreme Bugs
Goliath Bird-eating Spiders and Other Extreme Bugs By Prischmann, Deirdre A. (Book - 2008 ) j 595.7 P959g 2008 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the world of arthropods, including characteristics, life cycles, and defenses.

Look for Ladybugs
Look for Ladybugs By Rau, Dana Meachen (Book - 2006 ) jE Beginning Reader RAU Available in some locations

Annotation:Simple, rhyming text about a ladybug search teaches about prepositional phrases.

¡Locos por insectos y arañas!
¡Locos por insectos y arañas! By Rice, Dona (Book - 2012 Spanish ) SPANISH j 595.7 RICE 2012 Available in some locations

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!

Ladybug
Ladybug By Riggs, Kate (Book - 2013 ) j 595.769 R569L 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:An exploration of the life cycle and life span of ladybugs, using up-close photographs and step-by-step text to follow a ladybug's growth process from egg to larva to pupa to mature insect.

Bugs Are Insects
Bugs Are Insects By Rockwell, Anne F. (Book - 2001 ) j 595.7 R684b 2001 Beginning Facts All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Introduces common backyard insects and explains the basic characteristics of these creatures.

Ant, Ant, Ant!
Ant, Ant, Ant! An Insect Chant By Sayre, April Pulley (Book - 2005 ) jE SAYRE Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents a rhyme and information about a variety of insects.

Spiders
Spiders By Smith, Siân (Book - 2013 ) j 595.44 S659s 2013 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:This book uses simple rhymes and engaging images to teach readers about spiders.

I'm A Pill Bug
I'm A Pill Bug By Tokuda, Yukihisa (Book - 2006 ) j 595.372 T646i 2006 Beginning Facts

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!

Cómo crece una araña
Cómo crece una araña By Zollman, Pam (Book - 2008 Spanish ) SPANISH j 595.44 ZOLLMAN 2008 Available in some locations

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 .


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