Books and Cards on Monarchs
and the Milkweed Community
Milkweed, Monarchs and More, A Field Guide to the Invertebrate Community in the Milkweed Patch Second Edition comes in two sizes. This classic field guide was designed to help students, citizen scientists and other milkweed patch enthusiasts in their exploration of the fascinating milkweed community. In the two second editions it has updated sections and covers more species of milkweed.
• The Enlarged and Updated Second Edition of Milkweed Monarchs and More is a larger format — classroom friendly for student reports and easier on older eyes! paperback, 8"X10," 80 pages, retail $16.95
Milkweed Monarchs and More Updated Second Edition, Field Version has all the updates we put in the Enlarged Version, plus a few more adjustments to the changing understandings of science. At 4.75" X 7" it is still small, but slightly larger than the original, and there are a few more pages, allowing space for the expanded entries and to make some of the images a little larger.
There are as many ways to use monarchs in the classroom as there are teachers interested in giving it a try. Learning from Monarchs, A Teachers' Handook is intended as a starting point for teachers interested in using monarchs in their classrooms. It introduces concepts and information that will be useful as you design your own monarch lessons. 10 x 8 inches, 42 pages, Retail $13.95
.In Monarch Come Play with Me, by Ba Rea, uses large, detailed illustrations and the inquiries of a young girl to present a monarch caterpillar’s metamorphosis from egg through caterpillar and chrysalis to butterfly for a pre-k through 3rd grade audience. An informational text at the end of the book introduces readers to monarch science through Fred and Norah Urquhart’s discovery—with the help of many citizen scientists—of the monarchs’ overwintering sites in Mexico. Monarch! Come Play with Me is now available in Spanish: ¡Monarca Ven! Juega Conmigo, por Ba Rea, traducido en español por Carol Cullar. paperback, 8"X10," 32 pages, pre-k through 2nd grade reading level, retail $10.95 Monarch Come Play with Me
¡Monarca Ven! Juega Conmigo
by Ba Rea, translated by Carol Cullar
Trade Paper, perfect bound
8" X 10", 32 numbered pages
pre-K through 3rd grade
by Mary Holland
In Milkweed Visitors, join naturalist Mary Holland and meet some of the creatures that live in a patch of common milkweed. Discover why they come and what they find in this magical spot. paperback, 8"X10," 32 pages, upper elementary reading level, retail $10.95
Monarch Lifecycle Cards by Ba Rea
A set of 16 Monarch Life Cycle Cards designed to help older students explore eggs, caterpillars (in all 5 instars as well as in J), chrysalides, and eclosing butterflies on their own. 16 cards, 4.25” X 5.5”, full color on one side, black and white on the other $10.00
____________________________________________________________________________________________________Books from the Supper Sea
Written to be enjoyed and shared by all ages, There Have Always Been Puffins uses a fun story line, a catchy ditty, natural history facts and colorful pictures tell all about the puffins that live in the Kenai Fjords of Alaska. paperback, 8"X10," 24 pages, retail $7.95
In A Whale's Tale Tale from the Supper Sea, C.J. and Ba Rea have refined their unique style of presenting natural history information for the whole family. On each page, the full color illustration weaves together a story line, natural history facts, and a rhyming ditty to introduce the reader to the community of animals that live in the Kenai Fjords of Alaska.
paperback, 8"X10," 32 pages, retail $10.95