of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
site includes an abundance of information about
wolves and their preservation. You will learn
basic facts about wolves, find out public attitudes
towards the animals, discover whether they are
dangerous to humans, and learn how to help support
Official Jean Craighead George Web Site
Jean Craighead George’s official Web site you
can e-mail the author, read her responses to
frequently asked questions, find out about her
latest projects, and access audio and video
Living Thing by Cynthia Rylant
author discusses her childhood in West Virginia
and Appalachia, how she feels connected to her
writing, and how she got started by reading
comic books. A brief biography follows.
A to Zoo
you know that bats flap their wings the entire
time they are flying? Or that polar bears can
pick up a scent from miles away? Or that a family
group of baboons is known as a troop?
Find out more interesting facts about all kinds
of animals at this site.
Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
Did you know that cats can often find
their way home, even after traveling long distances
over unfamiliar terrain? Here you can read about
cats’ homing instinct—an instinct so strong
that one cat traveled over 800 miles just to
get back home!
Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman
Wonderful World of Insects
interesting insect facts at this site dedicated
to bugs. Find out where most insects live and
identify the largest and smallest bugs.