When Butterflies Cross the Sky: The Monarch Butterfly Migration Extraordinary Migrations

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Picture Window Books #ad - Focusing on the migration journey of one specific monarch butterfly, When Butterflies Cross the Sky engages readers with a story-like narrative while subtly teaching the role of migration in the butterfly's life cycle. Includes a "fast facts" page, and realistic, a glossary, text-match illustrations that pull readers right into the sky.

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Monarch Butterfly

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Holiday House FBA-|281292 #ad - With clear, labeled diagrams and simple text that defines and reinforces important vocabulary, Monarch Butterfly introduces key concepts of insect anatomy and behavior. And of course, the unique migration of the monarch-- which can range up to four thousand miles-- is covered, with descriptions of how the insects travel, and how people in their path celebrate the occasion.

Monarch Butterfly #ad - Follow the transformation from a tiny white egg laid on a leaf to a brilliantly colored butterfly in this kid-friendly introduction to metamorphosis. With detailed, changes, as it grows, Gail Gibbons illustrates the life cycle of the monarch butterfly, bright watercolors, stage by stage, and takes flight.

Introduce young readers to the fascinating process of how catepillars become butterflies. This classic look at butterflies also includes directions on raising your own monarch at home, and a page of fun facts about these colorful butterflies.

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Hurry and the Monarch

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Dragonfly Books #ad - She tells him, grow wings, "maybe one day you'll break out of that shell, and fly away, " and then she is off again with millions of other Monarchs. When the beautiful orange monarch on her fall migration route from Canada to Mexico stops to rest at Wichita Falls, Texas, she makes friends with an old tortoise called Hurry.

. Embedded in this lyrical and tender fictional presentation are the fascinating facts about the amazing 2, 000-mile migration and the life cycle of butterflies. An afterword provides additional scientific data. In the spring, she stops again at Hurry's garden just long enough to lay her eggs and head north to Canada.

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National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Butterflies

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National Geographic Children's Books #ad - Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3, 000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home. National geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www. Natgeoed. Org/commoncore for more information.

Making the yearly trip from the northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature’s animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader.

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How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids How It Works

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Firefly Books #ad - This updated edition contains: more than 40 new colorful and detailed photos more secrets to help you find eggs and caterpillars Instructions on how to feed a monarch and more details on their care Expanded information on varieties and propagation of milkweed New page on the diverse insects in the milkweed patch New suggestions for starting a butterfly garden, including a large photograph of an outstanding Monarch Waystation.

Nicely communicates the wonder. Firefly Books. Especially effective is the eight-pictured depiction of the development of the caterpillar into a chrysalis. School library journal observing a Monarch butterfly as it transforms itself from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly is among the most thrilling experiences that nature offers.

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids How It Works #ad - How to raise monarch butterflies explains what threats Monarchs face today and how readers can help conserve the Monarch's feeding grounds from encroachment. Revel in one of the most remarkable miracles of nature. The breezy and down-to-earth text. Raising monarch butterflies is made easy with the help of this detailed guide.

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One Million Monarchs

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Independently published #ad - Some monarchs are lost along the way, but ONE makes it with the help of someone very special. Are you that someone? Read this heart-warming book to find out! Firefly Books. One million monarchs is a beautifully illustrated book for all ages depicting the long journey of the monarch butterfly out of Mexico.

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Monarch and Milkweed

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. One of nature's most perfect relationships Every spring the monarch butterfly migrates thousands of miles in search of the ideal milkweed plant. And once the newborn butterfly soars away, the milkweed seeds fly away on the wind and start this cycle over again. When she finds it, so when each egg hatches, she lays her eggs on the plant, the baby caterpillar can feed on the milkweed leaves.

The exacting prose and jewel-toned illustrations echo the harmony of monarch and milkweed in this carefully researched book, explaining one of nature's most spectacular displays in a refreshingly simple manner. Firefly Books. The milkweed plant then provides the perfect protection as the caterpillar turns into one of nature's wonders, a chrysalis, before transforming into an even greater wonder: a monarch butterfly.

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The Monarch: Saving Our Most-Loved Butterfly

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St. Lynn's Press #ad - West coast populations make a similar though much shorter trip to coastal California. The national wildlife federation calls the monarch migration “one of the greatest natural phenomena in the insect world. Not long ago, due to habitat loss from pesticides, but in the last 20 years their population has dropped by 90%, modern farming practices, monarchs numbered in the billions, urban development and other human activity.

An estimated one million acres of habitat are lost each year. But today, an army of citizen scientists, students and gardeners is engaged in restoring this beloved pollinator’s habitat – the wildflowers and milkweed and feeding corridors – so that one of nature’s most beautiful creatures will still be there for generations to come.

The Monarch: Saving Our Most-Loved Butterfly #ad - St lynns. Monarch enthusiast and nature blogger Kylee Baumle provides “action” projects for all ages, from planting milkweed and wildflowers to making butterfly watering stations…to volunteer activism. And it starts in our own backyards. Every fall, spectacular orange and black clouds of monarch butterflies fill the skies as they migrate from across North America to Central Mexico.

Used book in Good Condition. Firefly Books. The monarch showcases this magnificent butterfly with eye-popping photos, fun facts about a monarch’s life cycle, and things to know about the vital role that pollinators play in our ecosystem.

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Gotta Go! Gotta Go!: A Picture Book Sunburst Book

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Square Fish #ad - Each autumn, millions of monarch butterflies migrate from the central and eastern United States and Canada to colonies in the mountains of Mexico, where they mate before flying north in the spring to lay their eggs. She only knows she has to do it. St lynns. I gotta go! i gotta go! i gotta go to Mexico!" The creepy-crawly bug doesn't know why she does what she does.

Gotta Go! Gotta Go!: A Picture Book Sunburst Book #ad - Then an everyday miracle occurs, bringing a transformation that will help her fulfill her destiny. Used book in Good Condition. But making the journey seems impossible for the slow-moving critter, who has no idea what or where Mexico is. In simple, jaunty text and pictures, Sam Swope and Sue Riddle celebrate the amazing story of one of these intrepid bugs.

An incredible journey"I don't know much, but I know what I know. Firefly Books.

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Small Wonders: Jean-Henri Fabre and His World of Insects

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Two Lions #ad - Firefly Books. The lives of fascinating creatures such as these were unknown until one man introduced them to the world. Meet jean-henri fabre, one of the most important naturalists of all time. A moth with a sixth sense. Used book in Good Condition. He dreamed of observing them in a new way: in their own habitats.

. A wasp that hunts beetles nearly twice its size. What he discovered in pursuing that dream was shocking; these small, lyrical text and richly detailed illustrations, ferocious wasps, seemingly insignificant creatures led secret lives—lives of great drama!With its lively, bringing to life the fascinating world of dazzling beetles, this intriguing picture-book biography introduces the man who would forever change the way we look at insects, and other amazing small wonders that exist all around us.

Small Wonders: Jean-Henri Fabre and His World of Insects #ad - As a boy in the French countryside, Henri spent hours watching insects. St lynns.

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Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) #ad - She watched carefully as caterpillars spun themselves cocoons, which opened to reveal summer birds, or butterflies and moths. Maria studied the whole life cycle of the summer birds, and documented what she learned in vibrant paintings. Henry Holt Company. This is the story of one young girl who took the time to observe and learn, and in so doing disproved a theory that went all the way back to ancient Greece.

St lynns. Used book in Good Condition. In the middle ages, people believed that insects were evil, born from mud in a process called spontaneous generation. Firefly Books. Maria merian was only a child, but she disagreed.

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