Aquatic Habitats & Stewardship
by Nadine Meyer
In the Small, Small Pond, 1993, 1998
By Denise Flemming
Grades: PreK-2 ISBN: 0805022643
Using alliteration and simple images, this book looks at a pond through a child's eyes of discovery. This Caldecott Honor book using full-spread imagery to show nature's aquatic habitat above and below the water.
Available in hardcover & Paperback
The Web at Dragonfly Pond, 2006
by Brian "Fox" Ellis, Ill. by Michael S. Maydak
Grades: PreK-6 ISBN: 1584690798
Starting with fishing, a young boy learns how nature and humans are connected through the web of life. As the youth waits for a fish to strike his lure he observes the food-chain from plant to insect to fish to human. The story is engaging for read-aloud to K-3 students, and can be used as a supplemental reader for grades 3-6.
Available in hardcover and paperback.
Through the Looking Glass . . . a field guide to aquatic plants, 1997
by Susan Borman, Robert Korth, and Jo Temte; Ill. by Carol Watkins
Grades: 7-12 and adults Reference ISBN: 093231032-x
This field guide presents easy to interpret scientific line-drawings of the common aquatic plants found in the upper mid-west. The guide is organized by vegetation type and easily searched by using the table of contents. The guide provides scientific descriptions to help identify aquatic plants to the species and gives habitat, life-cycle, and ecological information. An excellent desk reference and research guide.