The following books and websites contain additional information, activities, and enrichment options. The books may be available through publishers, distributors such as bookstores or online retailers, or library systems.

For Students

Animal Lives: Frog
Sally Tagholm, Kingfisher, 2005
Flowers, Trees, and Fruits
Sally Morgan, Kingfisher, 2002
Life Cycles
Michael Elsohn Ross, Millbrook, 2001
A Parade of Plants
Melissa Stewart, Compass Point, 2004
Ken Robbins, Atheneum, 2005
Tell Me, Tree: All About Trees for Kids
Gail Gibbons, Little, Brown, 2002

For Teachers

Eyewitness: Plants
David Burnie, DK, 2000
Early Themes: Life Cycles
Maria L. Chang, Scholastic, 1999
Janice VanCleave's Plants
Janice VanCleave, Wiley, 1996


The Electronic Naturalist
Garden Mosaics
Using Live Insects in Elementary Classrooms

For additional websites, see the Best of the Net feature at and sites recommended by the National Science Teachers Association at