Book Category: Nature Exploration

Iowa State Preserves Guide
Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 1992. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Nature Exploration, Urban Environment - Keywords: Iowa specific
Age Group: 6-8 grade, 9-12 grade, Parents & educators

Is It Rough? Is It Smooth? Is It Shiny?
Non-Fiction

Hoban, T. 1984. HarperCollins Publishers.

Category(ies): Nature Exploration, Senses - Keywords: textures
Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

Jack’s Garden
Fiction

Cole, H. 1997. HarperCollins Publishers.

Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Nature Exploration - Keywords: gardens
Age Group: 3-5 grade, Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

Janice VanCleave’s Play and Find Out About Nature: Easy Experiments for Young Children
Non-Fiction

VanCleaves, J. 1997. Wiley.

Category(ies): Nature Exploration - Keywords: children & nature, nature exploration
Age Group: 3-5 grade, Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods
Fiction

Quattlebaum, M. and L. J. Bryant. 2013. Dawn Publications.

Category(ies): Insects & Inverts, Nature Exploration, Wildlife - Keywords: hiking
Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

Journey to the Heart of Nature
Non-Fiction

Cornell, J. 1994. Crystal Clarity Publishers.

Category(ies): Nature Exploration - Keywords:
Age Group: 6-8 grade, Parents & educators

Keep Looking!
Non-Fiction

Selsam, M.E. and J. Hunt. 1991. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

Category(ies): Nature Exploration, Wildlife - Keywords: wildlife watching
Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

Kid’s Places to Play
Non-Fiction

Huber, J. 2003. Sunset Books.

Category(ies): Nature Exploration - Keywords: play areas
Age Group: Parents & educators

Kids Camp!: Activities for the Backyard or Wilderness
Non-Fiction

Carlson, L.M. and J. Dammel. 1995. Chicago Review Press, Incorporated.

Category(ies): Camping, Nature Exploration - Keywords: kids camp activities
Age Group: 3-5 grade, Parents & educators

Kids Campfire Book
Non-Fiction

Drake, J. and A. Love. 1998. Kids Can Press, Limited.

Category(ies): Camping, Nature Exploration - Keywords: kids campfire book
Age Group: Parents & educators, Pre K-2nd grade

Kids Gone Campin’: The Young Camper’s Guide to Having More Fun Outdoors
Non-Fiction

Winner, C. 2006. Creative Publishing International, Incorporated.

Category(ies): Camping, Nature Exploration - Keywords: kids camping fun
Age Group: 3-5 grade, Parents & educators

Kids Gone Fishin’: The Young Angler’s Guide to Catching More and Bigger Fish
Non-Fiction

Maas, D.R. 2001. Northword Press.

Category(ies): Fishing, Nature Exploration - Keywords:
Age Group: 3-5 grade