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Wild Reads is the Massachusetts Summer Reading theme this year and the children's room has some great book ideas to help get you started.  If drawing is your thing, we have books to teach you how to draw wild animals, dinosaurs, and underwater creatures.  If you enjoy true stories of real animals, you might like reading about Knut, a polar bear cub raised at the Berlin Zoo, or Owen and Mzee, a hippo and a tortoise who strike an unusual friendship.  Below is a suggested book list that you can also find in the children's room.  Our display case is filled with the list and books, all ready to take home.

We hope you get wild this summer!

Carle, Eric. Eric Carle’s Animals Animals. (J 808.81 CA)

Collard, Sneed B. Teeth. (J 597.44 CO)

Hatkoff, Isabella. Knut: How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World. (J 599.786 HA)

Hatkoff, Isabella. Owen and Mzee: the True Story of a Remarkable Friendship. (J 599.635 HA)

Ireland, Karin. Don’t Take Your Snake for a Stroll. (J PIC IRELAND)

Leroux-Hugon, Helene. I Can Draw Wild Animals. (J 743.6 LE)

Lewin, Ted. Tooth and Claw: Animal Adventures in the Wild. (J 590 LE)

Sayre, April P. Vulture View. (J 598.92 JE)

Schwartz, David M. Where in the Wild?: Camouflaged Animals Concealed and Revealed. (J 590 SC)

Sierra, Judy. Wild About Books. (J PIC SIERRA)

Simon, Seymour. Wild Babies. (J 591.39 SI)

Spillsbury, Louise and Richard. Giant Panda. (J 599.789 SP)

St. Pierre, Stephanie. What the Sea Saw. (J PIC ST. PIERRE)

Tender Moments in the Wild: Animals and Their Babies. (J 591.563 TE)

Weeks, Sarah. If I Were a Lion. (J PIC WEEKS)

 

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