Newborns

Illustrated By: Mercè Galí
Translated by: Lawrence Schimel

In this nonfiction picture book, learn about a diverse group of animal parents and babies, from alpine salamanders to polar bears, scorpions to walruses, in simple, kid-friendly language paired with vibrant illustrations.

Great Apes

This nonfiction book introduces middle grade readers to great apes, including chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans and bonobos. Featuring photos throughout, it explores great ape habitats, biology, threats to survival and how conservationists, scientists and young people are working to protect them.

Octopus Ocean

Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle-grade readers and illustrated with color photographs throughout, this book introduces kids to octopuses all over the world. It discusses octopus habitat, biology and threats to survival, and how scientists, conservationists and young people are working to protect octopuses everywhere.

Living Light

Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle-grade readers and illustrated with color photographs throughout, this book examines the biology, habitat and environmental threats facing bioluminescent species on land and in the water.

Sally's Snow Day

Illustrated By: Dawn Lo

In this playful picture book, Sally the dog gets dressed in her boots and coat to head out to the park on a winter's day. There are other pups to play with and even snowdogs to sniff before she heads home for a nap.

Whales and Us

Illustrated By: Nathalie Dion
Translated by: David Warriner

This beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book examines the history, environment, biology and behaviors of whales. Using stories and legends, Whales and Us explores humans’ relationships to whales, threats to the whales' existence and what we can do to protect them.

The Day Dancer Flew

Illustrated By: Brittany Lane

In this beautiful picture book inspired by a true story, flooding forces a child and their family to flee their farm without their beloved horse, Dancer. But the child won't give up on Dancer and finds helpers in the community who get Dancer airlifted to safety.

Owls

Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle-grade readers and illustrated with color photographs throughout, this book introduces kids to owls in North America. It discusses owl habitat, biology and threats to survival, and how scientists, conservationists and young people are working to protect owls everywhere.

Animal Minds

Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle-grade readers and illustrated with color photographs throughout, this book examines how animals think and the ways scientists study their cognitive abilities.

Wild Horses

Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle-grade readers and illustrated with color photographs throughout, this book looks at the controversial past, present and future of wild horses around the world, including the ongoing threats to their existence.

Once, a Bird

Illustrated By: Nathalie Dion

In this wordless picture book, a bird emerges after winter to find the world has gone quiet. As she settles on a tree outside an apartment building, its residents notice her through their windows and find hope in her resilience and the continued rhythms of nature.

Jungle Cat

Illustrated By: Udayana Lugo

In this playfully illustrated picture book, a group of neighbors come together to help their much-loved apartment cat when his outside adventure goes awry.

Too Much Trash

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book examines how garbage hurts animals and their habitats. Illustrated with photographs throughout.

Grizzly Bears

This nonfiction book introduces middle-grade readers to grizzly bears. Featuring photos throughout, it discusses the bears' biology, habitats and threats to survival, and how scientists, conservationists and young people are working to protect grizzly populations.

The Late, Great Endlings

This STEM-based, illustrated nonfiction picture book introduces readers to several well-known animal and insect endlings, the last known survivors of a species, while discussing the mass extinction crisis facing our planet and what kids can do to make a difference.

Sharks Forever

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers examines the biology, habitat and mythology of, threats to and latest research on sharks. It asks us to look at sharks as friends not foes.