Books by Jennifer Keats Curtis

THE LIZARD LADY by Jennifer Keats Curtis
Released: Feb. 10, 2018

"A glimpse of science in the field for early readers. (map, learning activities)(Nonfiction. 5-8)"
On a tiny island near St. Croix, Dr. Nicole Angeli searches for critically endangered ground lizards. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 10, 2017

"A useful introduction to citizen science. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
On a late spring night under a full moon, Leena, her mother, and her dog count horseshoe crabs on an island beach. Read full book review >
THE LUCKY LITTER by Jennifer Keats Curtis
Released: Sept. 10, 2015

"A sweet read-aloud and useful resource for classroom animal studies, especially regarding endangered habitats. (learning activities) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Wolf pups get a second chance at life. Read full book review >
RAPTOR CENTERS by Jennifer Keats Curtis
Released: Sept. 10, 2014

"Future animal helpers of all sorts will be en-raptor-ed. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
This new Animal Helpers book considers raptors that have been injured or need help and the people and centers that care for them. Read full book review >
SANCTUARIES by Jennifer Keats Curtis
Released: Feb. 10, 2013

"Part of an ongoing series about animal care that began with Wildlife Rehabilitators (2012), this title fills a niche but doesn't excite. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
What happens to a wild animal too badly injured or too acclimated to humans to be returned to the wild? Read full book review >
SEAHORSES by Jennifer Keats Curtis
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A very handsome, fundamental introduction to a fish that captures the attention, imagination and heart. (glossary, author's note) (Informational picture book. 6-9)"
A lovely, gentle examination of this most charming and fascinating of sea creatures. Read full book review >
TURTLES IN MY SANDBOX by Jennifer Keats Curtis
Released: Nov. 10, 2006

"Sure to spark an interest in these amazing creatures, and to increase participation in Maryland's turtle project. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
When a diamondback terrapin mistakes Maggie's sandbox for the nearby beach, Maggie is treated to nine months of caring for and watching the eggs and young hatchlings. Read full book review >