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Wetlands: Resources

Pond

A Wetland Habitat (Introducing Habitats)

ISBN: 0778729834
Ages 5 and up

Discover life in a wetland habitat. Fascinating details of the plants and animals that live in a wetland complete with photographs of their homes.

Photo

America's Wetlands: Guide to Plants and Animals (America's Ecosystems)

ISBN: 1555914845
Ages 8 and up

This is a great book for investigating the wetland ecosystem. It covers the wetlands of North America in full detail and includes wonderful illustrations of the wetlands by geographical area. It includes a great array of plants and animals specific to each region with descriptions of their habitats.

Fish

Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story

ISBN: 0374349134
Ages 5-8

Here is the story of how one wetland area of New Jersey had nearly died out. But a lot of concerned people, including children, helped to bring it back. Find out how it all happened.

Hurricane

Over in the Wetlands: A Hurricane-on-the-Bayou Story

ISBN: 044981016X
Ages 4 and up

A beautiful story, in poetry form, of the events leading up to, during, and following Hurricane Katrina. This is a different version from what most of us know, because it is a view of the struggles for the plant and animal life in a wetland in Louisiana. From the plants and animals and their need to survive we get a new perspective on the hurricane, all in wonderful verse. Beautiful illustrations accompany this great story.

Mossy Tree

About Habitats: Wetlands

ISBN: 1561456896
Ages 4-8

One in a series of books on the various ecosystems of the world, this one visits the wetlands. Great illustrations accompany a read-aloud appropriate text. For early readers, this makes a great scientific look at the plants and animals found in the wetland habitat.

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