Free Book Guides
These downloadable book guides include a variety of detailed activities that support student engagement with nature-based kids’ books. Engage students while meeting NGSS, Math, ELA, and Art Standards.
- Winged Heroes
In this graphic novel, we follow the journey of a Rock Pigeon through New York City and beyond, as he discovers and interacts with superhero birds, The Winged Heroes. Readers discover a blend of fantasy and reality in the stories…
- Eavesdropping on Elephants
Featuring 10 activities that target national science, English, mathematics, and art education standards for grades 3-6, the teacher guide is a fun and interactive way to help students better understand Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation by Patricia Newman.
- On Meadowview Street
Join Caroline in habitat exploration in your own neighborhood with these excellent student activities. Get to know your local habitat!
- Animals in Flight
Explore bird flight and migration with a series of activities to go along with Animals in Flight, written by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page. Students will develop a better understanding of migration while meeting science standards.
- Flute’s Journey: THE LIFE OF A WOOD THRUSH
Learn about migration by following Flute’s journey to Costa Rica. Educators can use these free additional resources to pair with the book to develop an engaging unit.
- An Eagle’s Feather
Combine the book with these free book activities. Content includes a fun mix of articles, videos and sounds! Activities can be adapted to grades K-5th.