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Best Middle-Grade Nature Books of 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    I BEGIN WITH SPRING

    FEB. 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

I BEGIN WITH SPRING

by Julie Dunlap ; illustrated by Megan Elizabeth Baratta

A marvelous life survey of a perennially relevant historical figure. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE DEADLIEST HURRICANES THEN AND NOW

    FEB. 1, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    MARSHMALLOW CLOUDS

    MARCH 15, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MARSHMALLOW CLOUDS

by Ted Kooser & Connie Wanek ; illustrated by Richard Jones

Imagination stretchers, likely to appeal most to introspective readers fond of finding unexpected pairings and connections. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A FIELD GUIDE TO MERMAIDS

    SEPT. 27, 2022

CHILDREN'S

A FIELD GUIDE TO MERMAIDS

by Emily B. Martin ; illustrated by Emily B. Martin

An indispensable, encyclopedic resource for nature quests—mythological or otherwise. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BOOK OF QUESTIONS

    APRIL 26, 2022

CHILDREN'S

BOOK OF QUESTIONS

by Pablo Neruda ; translated by Sara Lissa Paulson ; illustrated by Paloma Valdivia

A gorgeous work that stretches the imagination and delights the senses. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    REWILDING

    JULY 19, 2022

CHILDREN'S

REWILDING

by David A. Steen ; illustrated by Chiara Fedele

A fascinating primer on the intricacies of ecosystems. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SKY WOLF'S CALL

    APRIL 5, 2022

CHILDREN'S

SKY WOLF'S CALL

by Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger

An authoritative tribute to Indigenous knowledge systems that's a must-have for every library and classroom. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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