Resource Library Titles

THE FOLLOWING BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR LOAN TO OUR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS AND PARTNERS:

Birds/Birding and Wildlife

  • Alderton, D.  The New Encyclopedia of America Birds*
  • Allen, Arthur  Stalking Birds with Color Camera*
  • Brock, J. & Kaufman, K.  Butterflies*
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden  Bird Gardens: Welcoming Wild Birds to Your Yard
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden  Hummingbird Gardens: Turning Your Yard Into Hummingbird Heaven
  • Burris, J., and Richards, W.  The Life Cycles of Butterflies***
  • Carney, Elizabeth  National Geographic Kids: Frogs 
  • Cranshaw, W.  Garden Insects of North America
  • Danks, H.  The Bug Book
  • Davison, V.  Attracting Birds: from the Prairies to the Atlantic*
  • Dennis, J.  The Wildlife Gardener***
  • Dunn, J.  Garrett, K. Warblers*
  • Dussling, J.  Bugs!  Bugs!  Bugs! ***
  • Ehrlich, P., Dobkin, D., Wheye, D.  The Birder’s Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds*
  • Frost, and Gore, L.  Monarch and Milkweed ***
  • Golden Press  Birds of North America*
  • Green, J., Farndon, J., and Taylor, B.  The Illustrated Wildlife Encyclopedia: Bugs and Minibeasts:  Beetles, Bugs, Butterflies, Moths, Insects, Spiders***
  • Griffin, D.  Bird Migration*
  • Kavanagh, J., and Leung, R.  Maine Birds:  A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species
  • Kim, M  A  Little Brown Bat Story
  • Kim, M.  A  Snowy Owl Story
  • Kurki, K.  World of Birds:  A Beginner’s Guide***
  • Lanyon, W.  Biology of Birds*
  • LeBlanc Cate, A.  Look Up!  Bird Watching in Your Own Backyard
  • Lee, F.  Backyard Birding for Kids: A Field Guide and Activities ***
  • Madison, A., and Hawkes, K.  Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly ***
  • Marsh, Laura  National Geographic Kids: Bees       
  • Paquette, Christopher  Who Gives Two Bee Beans?
  • Peterson, R.T.  A Field Guide to Birds: Eastern Land and Water Birds
  • Peterson, R.T.  A Field Guide to the Birds East of the Rockies*
  • Peterson, R.T., Fisher, J.  Wild AmericaThe Record of a 30,000 Mile Journey Around the Continent by a Distinguished Naturalist and His British Colleague*
  • Pulley Sayre, A., and Wynne, P.  The Bumblebee Queen ***
  • Pulley Sayre, A.  Touch a Butterfly: Wildlife Gardening with Kids
  • Saunders, A.  The Lives of Wild Birds*
  • Sibley, D.  The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America*
  • Slade, S.  What If There Were No Bees? ***
  • Swope, S., and Riddle, S.  Gotta Go Gotta Go ***
  • Tekiela, S.  Birds of Maine- A Field Guide
  • Thompson III, B., and Toops, C.  Hummingbirds and Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides/Bird Watcher’s Digest Backyard Bird Guides)
  • Wildlife Forever/Maine DIF&W.  Critters of Maine Pocket Guide (2 copies)***
  • Xerces Society.  Attracting Native Pollinators:  The Xerces Society Guide to Protecting North American Bees and Butterflies

Educator’s Reference

  • Brooklyn Botanical Garden  The Kid’s Guide to Exploring Nature***
  • Carson, R.  The Sense of Wonder***
  • Carson-Dellosa Publishing  The Life Cycle of a Plant Learning Chart
  • Cornell, J.  Sharing Nature with Children***
  • Etherington, N.  Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs***
  • Ferry Beach Ecology School  ABCs of Ecology:  An Educator’s Guide to Learning Outside
  • Gardner Walsh, L.  Muddy Boots: Outdoor Activities for Children
  • James, C.  The Garden Classroom:  Hands-On Activities in Math, Science, Literacy and Art***
  • Louv, R.  Last Child in the Woods
  • Orr, D., and Stone, M.  Ecological Literacy:  Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World
  • Sobel, D.  Childhood and Nature:  Design Principles for Educator
  • TREND enterprises, Inc.  Life Cycle of a Butterfly Learning Chart

Gardening/Horticulture/Ecology

  • Armitage, A.  Herbaceous Perennial Plants
  • Burzynski, Roberta  Why Would Anyone Cut a Tree Down?
  • Campbell, S.  Let It Rot!  The Gardener’s Guide to Composting
  • Carson, R.  Silent Spring***
  • Darke, Richard  The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiveristy in the Home Garden
  • Davies, N., and Hearld, M.  Outside Your Window ***
  • Dunn Chase, T.  How to Eradicate Invasive Plants***2
  • Dirr, M.  Manual of Woody Landscape Plants
  • Ferry Beach Ecology School  The Ferry Beach Field Guide:  An Ecological Tour of New England’s Coastal Ecosystems
  • Gardner Walsh, Liza  Fairy Houses All Year
  • Gawler,S. and Cutko,A.  Natural Landscapes of Maine: A Guide to Natural Communities and Ecosystems
  • Gibbons, G.  From Seed to Plant
  • Kaufman, S.R., and W.  Invasive Plants:  Guide to Identification and the Impacts and Control of Common North American Species***
  • Lawlor, L.  Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World***
  • Leopold, D.  Native Plants of the Northeast:  A Guide for Gardening and Conservation***
  • Lowenfels, J.  Teaming with Microbes
  • Meredith, S.  Why Should I Bother About the Planet
  • Messner, Kate  Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
  • Pleasant, B and Martin, D.  The Complete Compost Gardening Guide
  • Pollan, M.  Second Nature
  • Rakow, D., and Lee, S.  Public Garden Management:  A Complete Guide to the Planning and Administration of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
  • Tallamy, D.  Bringing Nature Home:  How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants
  • Taylor,P.  Easy Care Native Plants
  • Wojtech, M.  Bark  A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast
  • Worth, B., and Ruiz, A.  Oh Say Can You Seed?  All About Flowering Plants (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library) ***

Geology

  • Blobaum, C.  Geology Rocks! ***
  • Cole, J., and Degen, B.  The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth ***
  • Dixon, D.  The Practical Geologist:  The Introductory Guide to the Basics of Geology and to Collecting and Identifying Rock***
  • Pellant, C.  Rocks and Minerals***
  • Rosinsky, N.  Rocks:  Hard, Smooth, Soft and Rough ***
  • Weidner Zoehfeld, K.  Rocks and Minerals (National Geographic Kids) ***

History

  • Cape Elizabeth Historical Society.  Cape Elizabeth:  Past to Present***
  • Thompson, Jr., Kenneth E. Portland Headlight & Fort Williams: An Illustrated History With a Walking Guide Map

 

       * Indicates a title graciously donated by Eddie Woodin.

   *** Indicates a title acquired through the J.Michael Henderson memorial bequest.

 

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