Reading List

Fiction for Kids | Nonfiction for Kids | Nonfiction for Adults

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Fiction for Kids

AUTHOR TITLE DATE AGES
Lieber, Robert The Tallest Tree 2001 2 to 5
Donahue, Mike The Grandpa Tree 2007 3 & up
Weiss, Elke Hannah and the Talking Tree 2010 3 to 7
Reed-Jones, Carol The Tree in the Ancient Forest 1995 4 to 10
Chin, Jason Redwoods 2009 4 to 8
Donahue, Mike The Fire That Saved the Forest 2002 4 to 8
Robson, Gary D. Who Pooped in the Park? Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park 2006 4 to 8
French, S. Terrell Operation Redwood 2009 8 to 12
Halter, Loretta A Voice for the Redwoods 2010 9 to 11
Hassman, Mina Little Bigfoot Meets a Person: A Modern Tale about Bigfoot, a Legendary Animal of the Redwood Wilderness 2008 9 to 12
Levi, Dror Shai The Sacred Redwood Forest 1999 9 to 12
Schwarzkopf, Chet Heart of the Wild: Animal Stories of the California Redwood Coast 2000 10 & up
Barron, T.A. The Ancient One 1992 10 to 14
Pfitsch, Patricia Curtis Riding the Flume 2004 12 & up
Leiterman, Robert The Bigfoot Mystery: The Adventure Begins 2000 Young Adult
Leiterman, Robert Operation Redwood Quest: Search for Answers 2003 Young Adult
Leiterman, Robert Yeti or not, Here we come!: Bigfoot in the Redwoods 2003 Young Adult

Nonfiction for Kids

AUTHOR TITLE DATE AGES
Baker, Laura Nelson A Tree Called Moses 1966 4 & up
Buff, Mary and Conrad Big Tree 1946, 2001 4 & up
Bosveld, Jane While a Tree Was Growing 1997 4 to 8
Casterson, David In the Company of Redwoods 2014 8 & up
Dunning, Joan Seabird in the Forest: The Mystery of the marbled Murrelet 2011 4 to 8
Prevost, John Redwood Trees 1996 4 to 8
Vieira, Linda The Ever-Living Tree: The Life and Times of a Coast Redwood 1994 4 to 8
Bullard, Lisa The Redwood Forests 2010 4 to 8
Muleady-Mecham, Nancy Out of Thin Air: A Story of Big Trees 2009 4 to 8
Wadsworth, Ginger Giant Sequoia Trees (Early Bird Nature Books) 1995 4 to 9
Baron, Kathy The Tree of Time: A Story of a Special Sequoia 1994 5 & up
Beals, Kevin and Gina Cervetti Walk in the Woods 2007 7 to 8
Purslow, Neil Redwood National Park: Forest of Giants 2006 8 to 12
Anderson, Margaret, et. al Ancient Forests: Discovering Nature 1996 8 to 13
Collard, Sneed B. Green Giants 1994 9 to 12
Cosson, M.J. Welcome to Redwood National and State Parks 2006 9 to 12
Fitzgerald, Dawn Julia Butterfly Hill: Saving the Redwoods 2002 9 to 12
George, Michael Sequoias 1992 9 to 12
Jackson, Donna M. Extreme Scientists: Exploring Nature's Mysteries from Perilous Places 2009 9 to 12
Lynette, Rachel Julia Butterfly Hill: Saving the Ancient Redwoods 2007 9 to 12
Schneider, Bill The Tree Giants: The Story of the Redwoods, the World's Largest Trees 1988 9 to 12