Bibliography

Classifying Living Things


Snakes and Other Reptiles
by Mary Elting
Simon & Schuster, 1987
A look at the world of reptiles teaches students how scientists use different traits and habitats to classify animals.

Eyewitness Living Earth
by Miranda Smith
Dorling Kindersly Publishing, 1996
This book explores a variety of plants and animals in its exploration of the living Earth.

Related Science Trade Books
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company

The American Alligator
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994
This book offers an overview of the facts and folklore surrounding alligators and describes their characteristics, life cycle, and environment.

The Book of North American Owls
by Helen Roney Sattler
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998
This book features everything you need to know about owls in North America.

Buffalo: The American Bison Today
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989
This book is a vivid description of the life of the buffalo in each season of the year. It details the buffalo's courtship, birth, and winter survival.

Deer and Elk
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994
Children can learn about the diversity and adaptability of the deer and the elk, and recent conservation efforts to ensure their survival.

Gray Wolf, Red Wolf
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994
Meet two species of North American wolves and learn about their physical characteristics, life cycle, and behavior.

Once a Wolf: How Wildlife Biologists Fought to Bring Back the Gray Wolf
by Stephen R. Swinburne
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999
This book explores the long, troubled relationship between man and wolf.

Peterson Field Guides ® For Young Naturalists: Shorebirds
by Roger Tory Peterson
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999
Lifelike illustrations and vibrant photographs in this best-selling field guide help students easily identify shorebirds.

Peterson Field Guides ® For Young Naturalists: Backyard Birds
by Roger Tory Peterson
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999
This best-selling field guide helps students easily identify birds found in their backyards.

Peterson Field Guides ® For Young Naturalists: Birds of Prey
by Roger Tory Peterson
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999
Birds of prey are presented with lifelike illustrations and vibrant photographs in this best-selling guide.

Peterson Field Guides ® For Young Naturalists: Bizarre Birds
by Roger Tory Peterson
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999
Students can easily identify birds with strange looks and odd behaviors using this best-selling field guide.

Pigeons
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997
Through a friendly text and full-color photographs, the history and habitats of pigeons are described and detailed.

Prairie Dogs
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993
The habitats and life cycle of prairie dogs and their place in the ecology of the prairie are discussed in this book.

Return of the Wolf
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997
This book portrays the life of a young wolf rejected by her pack.

The Snake Scientist
by Sybil Montgomery
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999
This book focuses on the study of snakes at the Narcisse Wildlife Area in Manitoba, Canada.

Tracks in the Wild
by Betsy Bowen
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998
Striking woodcut prints in vibrant colors represent life-size animal tracks that reveal mysteries of the natural world and inspire respect for wildlife.

Where Bald Eagles Gather
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989
A vivid photo essay describes the annual fall gathering of bald eagles in Glacier National Park, Montana.

Where the Wild Horses Run
by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989
This book presents the history of wild horses by examining their mistreatment and the legal efforts to protect them.


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