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Product Description: A quick game of hide-and-seek. A belly slide down a snow-covered hill. Lively, clever, and curious, otters are best known for their sense of fun. In this fascinating volume, acclaimed author Barbara Juster Esbensen explores the world of the North American river otter, describing its behavior and characteristics in poetic detail...read more

Paperback:

9780816677658 | Reprint edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, August 22, 2011), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A quick game of hide-and-seek.

School and Library:

9780316249775 | Little Brown & Co, October 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Explores the world of the North American river otter, describing the playful mammal's behavior and characteristics.

Retelling the North American legend of Star Maiden, wandering the night sky in search of a home on earth
By Helen K. Davie (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780316249553 | Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1991, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Retelling the North American legend of Star Maiden, wandering the night sky in search of a home on earth

Miscellaneous:

9780316093163 | Little Brown & Co, November 29, 2009, cover price $6.99

School and Library:

9780316249515 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 1988, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Retelling the North American legend of Star Maiden, wandering the night sky in search of a home on earth

Reinforced:

9780606007719 | Demco Media, September 1, 1991, cover price $15.85 | About this edition: Retelling the North American legend of Star Maiden, wandering the night sky in search of a home on earth

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A collection of poems celebrates the four seasons, with illustrations for each season created by a different Minnesota artist.

School and Library:

9780876141434 | Carolrhoda Books, December 1, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems that celebrates the seasons, with illustrations for each season by a different Minnesota artist.

Celebrates the pleasures of jumping, running, skipping, and hopping as a little girl starts her day, goes to school, and comes home to play

Paperback:

9781563978531 | Reprint edition (Boyds Mills Pr, February 1, 2000), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A girl celebrates the joys of jumping from the moment she wakes up until it is time to jump back into bed.

School and Library:

9781563977091 | Boyds Mills Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A girl celebrates the joys of jumping from the moment she wakes up until it is time to jump back into bed.

Reinforced:

9780606197564 | Demco Media, October 1, 2000, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: A girl celebrates the joys of jumping from the moment she wakes up until it is time to jump back into bed.

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Features poems based on ancient legends about the northern lights from people who associated the fiery illuminations with animals, ghosts, dancers, and raging battles. By the creators of The Great Buffalo Race.

School and Library:

9780531332443 | Orchard Books, March 1, 2000, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A poem based on ancient legends about the northern lights from people who associated the fiery illuminations with animals, ghosts, dancers, and raging battles.
9780531302446 | Orchard Books, March 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A poem based on ancient legends about the northern lights from people who associated the fiery illuminations with animals, ghosts, dancers, and raging battles.

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Product Description: This brilliant collection of poems by NCTE Award-winning poet Barbara Esbensen is a classic of its kind. Each poem challenges children to think not only about animals but also about animal words. John Stadler's gleeful parade of pictures captures each wrinkled, roaring, or bright-eyed poem...read more

Prebinding:

9780613091176 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.80 | About this edition: This brilliant collection of poems by NCTE Award-winning poet Barbara Esbensen is a classic of its kind.

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Presents a collection of poetry inspired by the sound of animal names

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9780690045048 | Ty Crowell Co, April 1, 1987, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems about words that express the essence of the animals they identify.

Paperback:

9781563976827 | Wordsong, May 1, 1998, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems about words that express the essence of the animals they identify.

Prebinding:

9780613788137 | Turtleback Books, August 30, 1998, cover price $22.05 | About this edition: A collection of poems about words that express the essence of the animals they identify.

Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans

Paperback:

9780064451840 | Trophy Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans

Library:

9780060210373 | Harpercollins, September 1, 1993, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans

Reinforced:

9780606137966 | Demco Media, May 1, 1998, cover price $13.59 | About this edition: Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans

Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans

Prebinding:

9780613997560 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 1998, cover price $13.45 | About this edition: Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans

A collection of poetry and full-color illustrations demonstrates the similarities that exist in the wonders of nature, such as the veins of a leaf and the veins in the body, while at the same time exploring the interconnections among the worlds of science, math, language, and art.

Library:

9780060243999 | Harpercollins, May 1, 1996, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A collection of poems that reveal patterns in nature

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Describes the physical characteristics and habits of the cheetah, fastest of the big cats

Hardcover:

9780531094976 | Orchard Books, March 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Describes the physical characteristics and habits of the cheetah, fastest of the big cats

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Product Description: Describes the hunting technique, physical characteristics, mating ritual, and nesting and child-rearing practices of the great horned owl.

Hardcover:

9780531059401 | Orchard Books, August 1, 1991, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Describes the hunting technique, physical characteristics, mating ritual, and nesting and child-rearing practices of the great horned owl

Paperback:

9780531070710 | Orchard Books, March 1, 1996, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Describes the hunting technique, physical characteristics, mating ritual, and nesting and child-rearing practices of the great horned owl.

School and Library:

9780531085400 | Orchard Books, August 1, 1991, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Describes the hunting technique, physical characteristics, mating ritual, and nesting and child-rearing practices of the great horned owl

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Product Description: First published to great acclaim in 1975, "A Celebration of Bees" became a classic for its ability to motivate children to read and write poetry. Used in education courses nationwide, it has also become a favorite with parents who wish to become more involved with their children's education...read more

Paperback:

9780805037654 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, December 1, 1995), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: First published to great acclaim in 1975, "A Celebration of Bees" became a classic for its ability to motivate children to read and write poetry.

Hardcover:

9780805037647 | Rev upd su edition (Henry Holt & Co, December 1, 1995), cover price $25.00

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A collection of poems depicting the dance of nature.

Hardcover:

9780060227937 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrates many kinds of traditional and original dances, from the classic waltzes and tap dances to a dance with the wind and a gardener's dance with her hoe

Library:

9780060228231 | Harpercollins, September 1, 1995, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrates many kinds of traditional and original dances, from the classic waltzes and tap dances to a dance with the wind and a gardener's dance with her hoe

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A retelling of the Seneca legend in which the buffalo receives its hump from the Great Spirit

Hardcover:

9780316911566 | Little Brown & Co, January 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the Seneca legend in which the buffalo receives its hump from the Great Spirit

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After a futile race to the western horizon in search of rain and new grass, a hungry herd of buffalo is punished by the Great Spirit, Haweniyo, in an authentic Seneca tale about how the buffalo got its hump.

School and Library:

9780316249829 | Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A retelling of the Seneca legend in which the buffalo receives its hump from the Great Spirit

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Describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals

Hardcover:

9780060215514 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals

Paperback:

9780064451192 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 1994, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals

Library:

9780060215521 | Harpercollins, January 1, 1994, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals

Reinforced:

9780606061988 | Demco Media, January 1, 1994, cover price $13.59 | About this edition: Describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals

Prebinding:

9780785730330 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals

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Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans

Hardcover:

9780060210342 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, September 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Explains how sponges are animals that live in the ocean and how they are harvested and used by humans

A collection of poems about childhood discoveries concerning everyday objects and things

Hardcover:

9780060218270 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems about childhood discoveries concerning everyday objects and things
9781550542110, titled "Who Shrank My Grandmother's House: Poems of Discovery" | Douglas & McIntyre Ltd, April 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems about childhood discoveries concerning everyday objects and things

Library:

9780060218287 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1992, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A collection of poems about childhood discoveries concerning everyday objects and things

Poems describe the first day of school, migrating geese, ghosts, the first snowfall, blizzards, sledding, kites, summer vacation, and camping trips

Library:

9780690043624 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 1991), cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A collection of poems about nature and the changing seasons.

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Introduces the elusive loon, one of the most primitive birds in the United States.

School and Library:

9780316249546 | Little Brown & Co, March 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A look at one of North America's most elusive and fascinating birds reveals migration, nesting, mating, and parenting practices and is enhanced by the illustrations of a renowned wildlife painter

Recounts the legend of how the gift of healing came to the Ojibway people.

School and Library:

9780316249522 | Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1989, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Recounts the legend of how the gift of healing came to the Ojibway people.

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Product Description: A collection of poems that celebrates the seasons, with illustrations for each season by a different Minnesota artist.

Library:

9780822502531 | Lerner Pub Group, June 1, 1976, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems that celebrates the seasons, with illustrations for each season by a different Minnesota artist.

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