Book List

Book List

  1. E BAL. Crabbing: a lowcountry family tradition.  Balsley, Tilda (2016). A story about boys who learn from their grandfather about the tradition of catching crabs from a saltwater creek.
  2. E CAI Little Turtle and the Song of the Sea. Cain, Sheridan (2000). Use poetry to cheer Little Turtle on his perilous journey to the sea.
  3. E CLI.Clinton, Chelsea (2019). Don’t let them disappear: 12 endangered species across the globe. How we can help the beautiful animals that share our planet.
  4. E DAV. Davies, Nicola (2005).One tiny turtle. Beautiful rhyming story about the sea turtle’s journey.
  5. E PIR Turtle Bay. Pirotta, Saviour (1997).Jiro-Tan learns about the secrets of his turtle friends as he waits for them to make their way to the beach.
  6. E SAL El caracol de la tortuga. Salzmann, Mary (200). The sea turtle Mariana and her siblings have an adventure on their first trip to the ocean.


  Books, Non-fiction  

  1. 1.372.35 PRE. Animal habitats!: learning about North American animals & plants through art, science & creative play.  Press, Judy (2005).You will learn that a habitat is a home and who can live there.
  2. 2.571.8 EVA. Tadpole to frog: animals grow up.Evens, Shira (2018).Learn how frogs grow and change and where they live.
  3. 3.577. MIC. Nature’s Patchwork quilt: understanding habitats. Miche, M. (2012). Earth’s habitats are spread out over the earth like a big patchwork quilt!
  4. 4.577.63 MES. Over and under the pond. Messner, Kate (2017). A secret underwater world is brought to life!
  5. 5.577.69 KUR. A day in the salt marsh by Kurtz, K. (2007). Spend a day in the salt mash and see who lives there.
  6. 6.577.68 LIO.A home in the swamp. Lion, David C. (2007). What creatures live in the swamp?Let’s find out!
  7. 7.577.68 HEO. Do you really want to visit a wetland? Heos, Bridget, (2015). A child visits the Florida Everglades and sees many animals.Map included.
  8. 8.577.68 MIL. Life in Freshwater Marshes. Miller, Mirella (2015). The freshwater marsh biome and the different types of plants, animals, and food chains within.
  9. 9.578.73 LIN In the woods. Lindeen, Mary (2016). Take a walk in the woods to see all the many interesting plants and animals that live there.

  10. 590 v.7 AMA. Amazing animals of the world 3: Brown-Salamander, Spotted.      (Volume 07), (2006). Explore an encyclopedia to learn about the spotted salamander.

  12. 11.591.56 ALO.Underground habitats.  Aloian, Molly (2007). Let’s learn what animals live underground!
  13. 12.591.7 STO. Sand, leaf, or coral reef : a book about animal habitats.  Stockland, Patricia M. (2005). Learn how many animals can adapt to their changing habitats!
  14. 13.591.76 BRE. Baby animals of the wetlands. Bredeson, Carmen (2011). Learn how baby animals live in our swampy wetlands.
  15. 14.595.3 DOU.Crab. Douglas, Lloyd G. (2005). Some really cool facts about crabs and how they live.
  16. 15.595.4 GLE Wolf spiders.Gleisner, Jenna Lee (2019). Where do wolf spiders live and what does a wolf spider look like?
  17. 16.595.7 COO. Praying mantises.Cooper, Jason (2006).Learn about one of the coolest insects ever that live right in your back yard!
  18. 17.597.3 CAR. Gigantic whale sharks. Carrington, S. (2018).These sharks are really, really big and have 3,000 teeth!Get this book to learn more!
  19. 18.597.3 PAL. Whale sharks.Palmer, Sarah (1989). Is this the biggest shark of all?Read all about them!
  20. 19.597.3 ARN. Fly Guy presents: sharks. Arnold, Tedd (2013). Fly Guy and Buzz are on a field trip to the aquarium!What happens when they meet the sharks?

  21. 597.92 MAR.  Turtles. Marsh, Laura F. (2016).  Learn about where turtles live.
  22. 597.92. RAT. Carolina’s story: sea turtles get sick, too. Rathmell, Donna (2007).
  23. See how Carolina was treated for the flu and returned to the sea.

  25. 23.597.92 BAR. Ten reasons to love a turtle. Barr, K. (2017). Learn what you can do to keep sea turtles safe in their environment.

  26. 597.92 GLE. Sea Turtles circle. Gleichauf, P. (2019). Fascinating facts about sea turtles in rhyme.

  28. 25.597.928 MAR. National Geographic Readers: Sea turtles. Marsh, L. (2011). Did you know sea turtles have their own internal GPS?Learn more here!
  29. 26.597.928 GIB. Sea turtles. Gibbons, G. (1995).Is the sea turtle descended from dinosaurs?How long do they live?Let’s find out!
  30. 27.597.98 BLA.Alligators. Black, Vanessa (2017). Alligators live right here in Beaufort!Let’s learn more about them.
  31. 28.598.3 HAL. Herons. Hall, Margaret (2004). What herons live here?What is their habitat?How big do they get?
  32. 29.598.4 SAV. Duck. Savage, Stephen (2009). All about the mallard duck and where they live.
  33. 30.598.4 LOO A duck in a tree.Loomis, Jennifer A. (1996). Imagine a duck that lives in a tree!We have wood ducks here in Beaufort!
  34. 31.599.2 GRE.Opossums.Green, Emily K. (2011). Find out why the opossum is a very important creature, and special, too.
  35. 32.599.5 BLA. Whales & dolphins. Blake, Carly (2015). Learn the differences and similarities of whales and dolphins.
  36. 33.599.5 GEN. Right whales.Gentle, Victor (2001). The right whale is the South Carolina state migratory marine animal. Does that mean they always stay right here off the coast in Beaufort?
  37. 34.598.6 MAG. Wild turkeys. Magby, Meryl (2014). Wild turkeys are really cool!Learn more about the South Carolina state game bird.
  38. 35.599.65 SCH. Deer. Schaefer, Lola M. (2004). Why do we see so many deer?Learn how their habitat is changing.
  39. 36.599.7 RAN. Bobcats.Ran Randall, Henry (2011). Did you know the most bobcats in South Carolina live right here on the coastal plain?
  40. 37.599.78 BOR. Black bears. Borgert-Spaniol, Megan (2015). Black bears used to live in the mountains, but now they are coming to the Lowcountry.
  41. 38.598.9. EAG. Eagles.Zoobooks (2007). Have you seen an eagle?Learn how they live from this book.
  42. SPANISH 598.9 MAC.Golden eagles. Macken, JoAnn Early (2006). Some golden eagles have moved from out West to South Carolina.Read how they adapt to new habitats.


Books, Teacher Resource

  1. 577 KIN.Examining Backyard Habitats. King, Z., (2009). This is a good book to reference when teaching children how many animals can coexist with humans.
  2. 577 BAT.Habitats. Bath, J.C., & Mayberry, S.C. (1994).
  3. 3.577.6 MOO.Habitat: oceans and ponds.Moore, J. E., & Evans, J. (1986).
  4. 4.578.76 LAU. The South Carolina Aquarium guide to aquatic habitats of South Carolina. Laurie, P., & Chamberlain, D. (2003). This book fosters appreciation for South Carolina's waterways and teaches the beauty of our wetlands.
  5. 5.577.27 ORM.Habitat destruction. Orme, Helen (2009). Animals around the world are losing their natural habitats due to environmental changes from industrialization. What can to preserve these endangered animal homes and save Earths wildlife?


Magazines and Journals

  1. 52 ways to protect the planet. National Geographic Kids. (April, 2018).
  2. Turtle tale.Ranger Rick Jr Magazine. (June-July 2017).