Make a Splash at the Library
It's amazing to think that the human body may be as much as 60% wter. But there's no denying that there are plenty of ways to enjoy, experience and explore this amazing substance. Check out the titles below, ask a librarian for suggestions or look at the recommended books on the Summer Reading webpage.
Super Swimmers: Whales, Dolphins, and Other Mammals of the Sea
Introduces marine mammals that are specially adapted to life in the water.
The Water Hole
As ever growing numbers of animals visit a watering hole, introducing the numbers from one to ten, the water dwindles.
Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
Takes a humorous look at the normal way cats bathe, why it is inappropriate for humans to bathe that way, and the challenges of trying to give a cat a real bath with soap and water. Includes fun facts, glossary, and other information.
Rose and Riley Come and Go
Relates the outdoor adventures of two good friends as they collect sea shells, photograph wildflowers, and listen to the songs of a backyard mockingbird.
The Pout-pout Fish
The pout-pout fish believes he only knows how to frown, even though many of his friends suggest ways to change his expression, until one day a fish comes along that shows him otherwise.
Boats: Speeding! Sailing! Cruising!
Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate different kinds of boats and what they can do.
Diving Beetles: Underwater Insect Predators
Learn what makes diving beetles similar to and different from other insects.
One Well: The Story of Water on Earth
Water is a necessity of life on earth. Learn ways to protect it while learning water's story.
King Bidgood's in the Bathtub
Despite pleas from his court, a fun-loving king refuses to get out of his bathtub to rule his kingdom.