Unfortunately, dogs aren’t allowed at school and Moose has to go back home.
But Moose can’t be held back for long. Through a series of escalating escapes, this loyal dog always finds her way back to Zara, and with a little bit of training and one great idea, the two friends find a way to be together all day long.
Maria Gianferrari is the author of several picture books, including Coyote Moon, which she published with Roaring Brook Press. For Maria, hello is sunshine after a snowstorm, the scent of cinnamon, and happy greetings from her beloved mutt, Becca. Maria lives in northern Virginia with Becca, her scientist husband, and her artist daughter.
Patrice Barton is the illustrator of over twenty picture and chapter books, including the award-winning picture books MINE! by Shutta Crum and The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig. Her chapter books include the Junior Library Guild selections The Year of the Three Sisters: An Anna Wang Novel by Andrea Cheng and The Naming of Tishkin Silk by Glenda Millard. Patrice makes her home in Austin, Texas, with her husband and her sweet dog, Archer.
A shadow gliding through the backyard.
High above your house Father Hawk circles, sharp eyes searching for prey. From the front porch, you watch.
He dives after chipmunks, crows, sparrows, squirrels.
The sun sets low in the sky.
What’s for dinner?
A father red-tailed hawk hunts prey for his family in a suburban neighborhood in this thrilling, fierce, and gorgeous nonfiction picture book, Hawk Rising, illustrated by Caldecott medalist Brian Floca.
In the dark of the night, a mother coyote stalks prey to feed her hungry pups. Her hunt takes her through a suburban town, where she encounters a mouse, a rabbit, a flock of angry geese, and finally an unsuspecting turkey on the library lawn.
Perhaps Coyote's family won't go hungry today.
This title has Common Core connections.