Recommended Children Books

Piedmont Wildlife Center Children’s Recommended Book List


The Boy Who Drew Birds by Jacquelyn Davies

Flute’s Journey by Lynne Cherry

Arrow Hawk by Lola Schafer

Hawk, I’m Your Brother by Byrd Baylor

Audobon Pocket Guide to Birds (east) or Peterson’s First Guide to Birds


I See Animals Hiding by Jim Arnosky

Audobon Pocket Guide to Mammals


Shaneyla’s Quest by Thomas Elpel

Shaneyla’s Quest cardgame

Wildcraft! Board game

Nature Appreciation

Sharing Nature with Children by Joseph Cornell

The Secret of Saying Thanks by Douglas Wood

Giving Thanks by Jonathan London

The Other Way to Listen by Byrd Baylor

A Quiet Place by Douglas Wood

The Way to Start a Day by Byrd Baylor

I’m in Charge of Celebrations by Byrd Baylor

Kamana for Kids (All 4 Books) by Bob Repoley


Golden Guide to Pond Life

Wild and Swampy by Jim Arnosky

The Salamander Room by Anne Mazer

Kaufmans Guide to Insects


Golden Guide to Weather

Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars

Wilderness Skills

The Boy Scout Handbook

Tom Brown’s Field Guide to Nature and Survival for Children by Tom Brown