Bird Count

Written by: Susan Edwards Richmond
Illustrated by: Stephanie Fizer Coleman
Peachtree Publishing Company Inc., 2019
ISBN-13: 978-1561459544

This book is a fictional narrative about a girl who participates in the Audubon Bird Count each year. The story follows Ava, her mother, and their team leader, Big Al, through a full day of the Bird Count. Readers are introduced to many different bird species and the rules of the Bird Count itself. At the end of the day, everyone comes together for a community campfire, shares stories, and celebrates another successful year of counting birds.