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Learn how the modern-day descendants of the Nashua Indians and European settlers were able to combat pollution and restore the beauty of the Nashua River in Massachusetts. The book’s beautiful illustrations depict the passage of time from early Native American tribes to modern day.

This beautiful book compares many different types of eggs with lyrical prose and true-to-life illustrations.

A book about the Earth’s ecology and it’s connection to mankind.

Want to be friends with one of the oldest things on earth? Many rocks have existed for millions of years. Some formed in the ocean, deep underground, or on the surface of the earth as volcanoes cooled! Read this book to learn the ten rules for finding a special rock.

This beautifully illustrated book includes descriptions of different ecosystems around the world and the plants and animals that can be found in each one.

Learn how seeds flip, float, fly, roll, dance, and more!

A nonfiction guide to frog, toad, and turtle species.

Here in the meadow, everything is growing.

Illustrated with beautiful cut-paper collages, this book describes some of the planet’s most extreme environments.