Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Display: Insects

Bug Zoo
By Nick Baker
Naturalist Nick Baker shows the reader how to make miniature habitats for insects, snails and worms, some interesting aspects of their lives and how to feed the contained creatures.

Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey
By Loree Griffin Burns
Introduces readers to a butterfly farm in Costa Rica.

The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs
By Judy Burris
Provides information about insects commonly found in backyards and explains the many advantages they provide.

Bug Butts

By Dawn Cusick
Learn about the diverse ways insects use their butt ends to survive and thrive.

Bugs and Bugsicles: Insects in the Winter
By Amy S. Hansen
Discusses the awe-inspiring tricks insects use to outwit the killing frosts of winter. 

Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs
By Catherine D. Hughes
A fact-filled introduction to a variety of jumping, crawling, and creeping insects expands from backyard favorites, including ladybugs and fireflies, to more exotic species from the world's rain forests and deserts.

Zombie Makers: True Stories of Nature's Undead
By Rebecca L. Johnson
Are zombies real? Scientists know this for sure: dead people do not come back to live and start walking around, looking for trouble. But there are things that can take over the bodies and brains of innocent creatures, turning them into senseless slaves. Meet nature's zombie makers--including a fly-enslaving fungus, a suicide worm, and a cockroach-taming wasp--and their victims.

The Best Book of Bugs
By Claire Llewellyn
Describes the habits and life cycles of various insects and provides clues for identifying them in their natural habitats.

Disgusting Bugs
By Connie Colwell Miller
What are small, creepy, and crawling all over? Disgusting bugs can be on your head, in your bed, or growing underneath your skin! Be prepared for a gross out as you discover the nastiest habits of these tiny creatures.

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Insects!
By Anne Rooney
Shows how many insects are beneficial to humans.

Bugs by the Numbers
By Sharon Werner
Provides readers with facts about bugs and other creepy-crawlers while introducing the concept of numbers and counting.

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