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The Fledgling - Jane Langton Into the Woods: A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist - Lynne Medsker Snowflake Bentley - Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Mary Azarian
Georgie is a young girl who lives in Concord, Massachusetts. She longs to be able to fly. So when the mysterious Canada goose appears at her window one night, it seems only natural for Georgie to climb on its back and go off with it to learn to really fly. But no one wants Georgie flying. And one person will stop at nothing to prevent Georgie's Goose Prince from coming. Told with a transcendentalist bent, by a local author. THIS WILL BE A GOOD USED COPY.
Scholastic, 1990. Paperback, 182 pp.
Offers 28 forest designs to color. Venture into this forest dreamscape, where the bark, branches, and leaves of trees are alive with vibrant patterns -- and hidden objects to find. These 28 scenes include artfully concealed images of birds and other wildlife that will add a touch of mystery to your work. Answers are included.
Creative Haven, Dover Publications, 2016. Paperback, 60 pp.
A children's picture book that tells the real-life story of Wilson Bentley of Jericho, Vermont, who became known as the leading expert on snowflake design. First he drew them, then he took detailed photographs. He finally published his book of photographs at the age of 66. With woodcut illustrations by Mary Azaria.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998. Paperback, 32 pp.
Henry Builds a Cabin - D. B. Johnson (Paperback) Henry Climbs a Mountain - D. B. Johnson (Paperback) Henry Works - D. B. Johnson (Paperback)
A coloful children's picture book inspired by the life of Henry David Thoreau. When Henry decides to build a cabin, he gets a lot of advice from his friends. But Henry has his own ideas about what makes a home. As he adds everything his cabin needs, Henry's new home becomes a lot bigger than it looks. A sequel to Henry Hikes to Fitchburg. Also available in hardcover.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002. Paperback, 32 pp.
A colorful children's picture book inspired by the life of Henry David Thoreau. Henry the bear wants to climb a mountain, but the tax collector puts him in jail because Henry refuses to pay taxes to a state that allows slavery. But being locked up doesn't stop Henry. He still gets to splash n rivers, swing from trees, and meet a stranger -- even if he isn't free to roam. A sequel to Henry Hikes to Fitchburg.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2003. Paperback, 32 pp.
A colorful children's picture book inspired by the life of Henry David Thoreau. Henry works, but no one seems to notice. Without Henry, wildflowers would go unwatered in dry weather and rivers would have no crossing stones. Follow Henry through morning mist and evening's glow whe, at last, his most important work will be revealed. A sequel to Henry Hikes to Fitchburg.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004. Paperback, 32 pp.
Henry's Night - D. B. Johnson and Linda Michelin (Paperback) Nature Log: Kids - DeAnna Ortiz Brandt Henry Hikes to Fitchburg - D. B. Johnson (Paperback)
A colorful children's picture book inspired by the life of Henry David Thoreau. Henry the bear wants to sleep, but the sounds of the village keep him awake. Henry takes his night jar, fills it with fireflies, and sets off to track the elusive whippoorwill to help him feel tired. He encounters many wonderful creatures, but will he ever find his night bird? A sequel to Henry Hikes to Fitchburg.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009. Paperback, 32 pp.
A kid's journal to record their nature experiences. Includes nature facts, games, experiments, crafts and ways to help the earth. Designed to help build the self-esteem of kids through creating something of their own -- their own artwork and written observations -- their own keepsake.
Adventure Publications, 1998. Spiral-bound, 62 pp.

In this children's book, written and illustrated by D. B. Johnson, Thoreau and a friend of his decide to go to Fitchburg. While Thoreau would rather walk there from Concord, his friend wants to take the train. This is the story of how their experiences differ on their individual journeys. The first episode in the "Henry" Books by D. B. Johnson. Also available in hardcover.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. Paperback, 32 pp.

Why Do Leaves Change Color? - Betsy Maestro, illus. by Loretta Krupinski My Side of the Mountain - Jean Craighead George Pond Life (Revised and Updated) - George K. Reid, Herbert S. Zim, George S. Fichter
A colorful picture book that explains how leaves first change their colors in autumn, and then separate from the tree as the tree prepares for winter.
Harper Collins, 1994, Paperback, 32 pp.
Young Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in his family's crowded New York City apartment. So, armed with just the bare necessities -- a penknife, a ball of cord, some flint and steel, and the clothes on his back -- he runs away to the Catskill Mountains. Here he must rely on his own ingenuity and the resources of the great outdoors to survive -- and he discovers a side of himself he never knew existed. A timeless classic story that has been inspiring young people since it was first published in 1959.
Puffin Books, 1988, 2004. Paperback, 177 pp.
Hey, it's an updated edition of the Golden Guide we had as kids! This guide describes and illustrates in full color the plants and animals that live in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and wetlands. A classic guide for ALL ages.
2001, St. Martin's Press. Paperback, 160 pp.
The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice - Wendy Pfeffer, Jesse Reisch Over and Under the Snow - Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal Henry David Thoreau: Author, Philosopher, Naturalist - Donna Marie Przybojewski
The shortest day of the year happens around December 21st every winter. This book looks at both the science of the winter solstice and the history of how it has been celebrated by various cultures through history. Includes a reading list and science activities. Written by Wendy Pfeffer, with illustrations by Jesse Reisch.
Puffin Books, 2003. Paperback, 40 pp.
Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals who live through the winter, safe and warm, under the snow. These and many other secrets are waiting to be discovered ... over and under the snow. By Kate Messner, with art by Christopher Silas Neal.
Chronicle Books, 2011. Paperback, 40 pp.
A discussion starter coloring book to help young minds learn about and relate to this American author. Written and illustrated by Donna Marie Przybojewski. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
Streamline Publishing, 2016. Paperback, 8 x 11 inch format, 48 pp.
Little Mouse - Bill Montague, Maxine Payne, Christopher Roof Peterson Field Guide Coloring Books: Birds - Roger Tory Peterson, Peter Alden, John Sill Compost: A Family Guide to Making Soil from Scraps - Ben Raskin
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Subtitled, "The mouse who lived with Henry David Thoreau at Walden Pond." This children's story is written by Bill Montague, illustrated by Maxine Payne, and edited by Christopher Roof. Originally published as a small paperback.
The Concord Mousetrap, 1993, 1997. Reprinted and rebound in a larger format, 48 pp.
A combination sticker and coloring book that will help anyone of any age learn more about bird species. Each drawing has a colored sticker to match, so that you can place the sticker next to the drawing. While you color, you can refer to the sticker to color each bird realistically. Covers more than 260 species and is the most comprehensive bird coloring book available.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1982. Paperback, 64 pp.
Tells all you need to know about making compost, from different methods to the weird and wonderful creatures that help make it happen, and how to build and look after your own heap.
Roost Books, Shambhala, 2013. Hardcover with screws at spine, 48 pp.
Born in the Nick of Time: Discussion Coloring Book - Donna Marie Przybojewski A Life of Joy: Childhood Memories of Henry David Thoreau - Donna Marie Przybojewski Henry and the Runaway Pig - Donna Marie Przybojewski (SIGNED)
A discussion starter coloring book to teach children about the life, family, and friends of American author Henry David Thoreau. Written & Illustrated by Donna Marie Przybojewski. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
Streamline Publishing, 2017. Paperback, 84 pp..
As Henry David Thoreau goes through his daily activities at Walden Pond, he is reminded of a childhood memory. It is important for us to remember that he experienced a joyful childhood. In his journals, he recorded many memories that were told to him by his mother, Cynthia. Childhood for him was a magical time spent with his family, especially with his brother John, roaming the woods in Concord. He treasured these times. Written & Illustrated by Donna Marie Przybojewski. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
Streamline Publishing, 2020. Paperback, 32 pp.
A retelling of Henry David Thoreauís humorous journal entry from August 8, 1856, when his fatherís pig escaped. It recounts the struggles that Henry experienced trying to catch and return the pig to his father. Henry did not have a day quite as he expected: rowing on his boat and searching for rare flowers.. He returned home with no boating, no wild flowers, and covered with mud and grease. Written and illustrated by Donna Marie Przybojewski. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page.
Streamline Publishing, 2022. Paperback, 32 pp.
Henry David Thoreau for Kids: His Life & Ideas, With 21 Activities - Corinne Hosfeld Smith Walden Then and Now: An Alphabetical Tour of Henry Thoreau's Pond - Michael McCurdy ICE! The Amazing History of the Ice Business - Laurence Pringle
American author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau is best known for living two years along the shores of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, and writing about his experiences in Walden; or, Life in the Woods, as well as spending a night in jail for nonpayment of taxes, which he discussed in the influential essay "Civil Disobedience." More than 150 years later, people are still inspired by his thoughtful words about individual rights, social justice, and nature. His detailed plant observations have even proven to be a useful record for 21st-century botanists. Henry David Thoreau for Kids chronicles the short but influential life of this remarkable American thinker. In addition to learning about Thoreau's contributions to our culture, readers will participate in engaging, hands-on projects that bring his ideas to life. Activities include building a model of the Walden cabin, keeping a daily journal, planting a garden, baking trail-bread cakes, going on a half-day hike, and starting a rock collection. The book also includes a time line and list of resources--books, websites, and places to visit that offer even more opportunities to connect with this fascinating man. This book was reviewed in Thoreau Society Bulletin 295, Fall 2016, p. 7. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
Chicago Review Press, 2016. Soft cover - 11 x 8.5 inch format - 144 pp.
Artist Michael McCurdy tells the story of Walden Pond and Henry David Thoreau in this lovely alphabet book featuring his signature engravings. Appropriate for all ages!
Charlesbridge, 2010. Hardcover, 32 pp.
Think of a world without cold drinks, ice cream, and frozen foods. Believe it or not, such a world did exist. Luckily, in the early 1800s, people developed a way to preserve food and store it year-round -- and the amazing ice business was born. This was big business. Workers had to cut large blocks of ice from ponds, lakes, and rivers; store them in gigantic icehouses; and transport them to cities, where icemen and their wagons delivered the ice to homes.
Calkins Creek, 2012. Hardcover, 74 pp.
Henry Builds a Cabin - D. B. Johnson Over and Under the Pond - Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal I Begin with Spring: The Life and Seasons of Henry David Thoreau - Julie Dunlap, Megan Elizabeth Baratta (SIGNED)

A coloful children's picture book inspired by the life of Henry David Thoreau. When Henry decides to build a cabin, he gets a lot of advice from his friends. But Henry has his own ideas about what makes a home. As he adds everything his cabin needs, Henry's new home becomes a lot bigger than it looks. A sequel to Henry Hikes to Fitchburg. Also available in paperback.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. Hardcover, 32 pp.

Over the pond, the water is a mirror, reflecting the sky. But under the pond is a hidden world of minnows darting, beavers diving, tadpoles growing. These and many other secrets are waiting to be discovered ... over and under the pond. By Kate Messner, with art by Christopher Silas Neal.
Chronicle Books, 2017. Hardcover, 40 pp.
This colorful book for young readers weaves natural history around Henry Thoreau's life and times in a richly illustrated field notebook format that can be opened anywhere, inviting browsing on every page. Each season begins with quotes from Thoreau's schoolboy essay about the changing seasons. As we follow him through the fields and woods of Concord, we learn about his joys and challenges of growing up, as well as his experiment with simple living at Walden. For middle grade readers and up, through adults. Written by Julie Dunlap, illustrated by Megan Elizabeth Baratta. SIGNED BY BOTH on a label on the front flyleaf. This book was reviewed in Thoreau Society Bulletin 321, Spring 2023, p. 9-10.
Tilbury House Publishers, 2022. Hardcover, 96 pp.
The First Blade of Sweetgrass: A Native American Story - Suzanne Greenlaw, Gabriel Frey, Nancy Baker Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of the Natural World - Julia Rothman, John Niekrasz Oh, the Places You'll Go! - Dr. Seuss
Musqon is excited to accompany her grandmother for the first time to pick grass for basket making, but she must learn to distinguish the sweetgrass they seek from other salt marsh grasses. Frustrated at first, she closes her eyes and lets the sun's warmth and the spirit and the peach of the marsh fill her. She sees her ancestors gathering grass as they have done for centuries. Story by Suzanne Greenlaw and Gabriel Frey, with illustrations by Nancy Baker.
Tilbury House Publishers, 2021. Hardcover, 32 pp.
Art and science mingle in this fascinating visual tour of the natural world. Readers can delight in Rothman's drawings, diagrams, and dissections. Her spirited exploration of earth and water, flora and fauna will open your eyes to new views of nature's wonders.
Storey Publishing, 2015. Paperback, 224 pp.
A wise and blessedly brief graduation speech from the one and only Dr. Seuss. Suitable for any age and at any stage of life.
Random House, 1990. Hardcover, 56 pp.