By Mary Barrett
Little Brother Moose
By James Kasperson
Published by Dawn Publications, 12402 Bitney Springs Road, Nevada City, California 95959
32 pages, paperback, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-88322-033-4
Lured by the sights, smells, and sounds of civilization, Little Brother Moose ventures far from home and gets lost in urban adventures. How he finds his way home again, by listening with his whole being to the prompting of the earth, is an inspiring example of nature at work. James Kasperson is an ordained minister as well as a musician, poet and storyteller.
Saguaro Moon: A Desert Journal
By Kristin Joy Pratt-Serefini
32 pages, paperback, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-036-8
In the desert Kristin sees Gila Monsters, watches scorpions with a black light and harvests saguaro flowers with a Native American family. Kristin has been a journaling habitats since she was a youngster. This “collage-style” journal features clippings of articles about animals and plants, stories of the native Tonoho O’odham and her own faithful journal entries.
By David L. Rice
32 pages, paperback, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-88322-059-4
The Universe is our school, nature our teacher, and every species has a lesson for us. “A Lifetime for a mayfly is about one day. A lifetime for an elephant is about 65 years. A lifetime for a dinosaur is never again! Lifetime introduces some of nature’s longest, shortest and most unusual lifetimes.
David L. Rice’s early years on a small farm near Fresno, California formed the foundation for his lifelong appreciation of the interdependency of all life.
By Carol Reed-Jones
32 pages, paperback, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-013-9
Against staggering odds the eggs hatch and grow, travel to the ocean, and eventually struggle upstream to their birthplace again, to spawn a new generation. This book is also packed with information and resources for people of all ages who want to learn more about salmon and how to help them survive.
Carol Reed-Jones is a children’s author and music teacher living, writing and teaching in Bellingham, Washington
These books can be found at your local bookstore, by writing to the publisher at the above address, by using the website www.dawnpub.com, by calling 800-545-7475 or by checking your local library.