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Birds in Books

Birds play a staring (or at least supporting) role in some amazing books. Grab one of the books below and get ready for an amazing adventure!


PreK & Lower Elementary

Little Owls Night

By Divya Srinivasan


Vulture View

By April Pulley Sayre


Bird Watch

ByChristie Matheson


Owl Babies

By Martin Waddell


Have You Seen Mary?

By Jeff Kurrus


Can You Dance Like John?

By Jeff Kurrus


Owl Moon

By Jane Yolen



By Kevin Henkes


Olivia's Birds: Saving the Gulf

By Olivia Bouler


Vulture View

By April Pulley Sayre


Mama Built a Little Nest

By Jennifer Ward


Hooray for Birds!

By Lucy Cousins


A Nest Is Noisy

By Dianna Hutts Aston


An Egg Is Quiet

By Dianna Hutts Aston

Upper Elementary


By Carl Hiaasen


The Someday Birds

By Sally J. Pla


The Beaks of Birds

By Richard Konicek-Moran


Trumpet of the Swan

By E.B. White


Bird Watching for Kids

By George H. Harrison


Attracting Birds, Butterflies,& Other Wildlife

By David Mizejewski


What's That Bird?: Getting to Know the Birds Around You, Coast to Coast

By Joseph Choiniere 


Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95

By Phillip Hoose


The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon

By Jacqueline Davies



By Jean Craighead George

Young Adult

This Strange Wilderness

By Nancy Plain


Wesley the Owl

By Stacey O'Brien


The Big Year

By Mark Obamscik


Attracting Birds, Butterflies,& Other Wildlife

By David Mizejewski


The Race to Save the Lord God Bird

By Phillip Hoose


The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . . with Wings

By Mark Bittner


Great Plains Birds

By Larkin Powell


By Carl Hiaasen



By Bernd Brunner


The Genius of Birds

By Jennifer Ackerman


The Home Place

By J. Drew Lanham


Birding Without Borders

By Noah Strycker


Kingbird Highway

By Kenn Kaufman


Birds Art Life

By Kyo Maclear



By Thor Hanson


Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Uncovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence...

and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process

By Irene M. Pepperberg 


A Season on the Wind

By Kenn Kaufman


Living on the Wind

By Scott Weidensaul


Of A Feather

By Scott Weidensaul


H is for Hawk

By Helen Macdonald


The Meaning of Birds

By Simon Barnes

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