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BKLYN Estuary Storytime with Brooklyn Bridge Park

A booklist about estuaries, water, and aquatic animals! Created for Estuary Storytime, co-presented with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy.

33 items

We Are Water Protectors

Lindstrom, Carole/ Goade, Michaela (ILT) |

(Book) Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource.

We are water protectors

Lindstrom, Carole, 1964- author. | eBook

(eBook) Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource.

Nibi Is Water

Robertson, Joanne |

(Board Book) A first conversation about the importance of Bibi - water in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) - and our role to thank, respect, love, and protect it.

Hooray for fish!

Lucy Cousins. |

(Board Book) Little Fish has all sorts of fishy friends in his underwater home, but loves one of them most of all. By Lucy Cousins, creator of Maisy!

What's it like to be a fish?

by Wendy Pfeffer ; illustrated by Holly Keller. |

(Book) In this easily read science book, the structure and habits of goldfish are described, with hints on caring for them as pets.

World without fish

Mark Kurlansky ; [illustrations by Frank Stockton]. |

(Book) Examines the threats to the survival of fish in the world's oceans, discussing the damage caused by various types of fishing equipment, the impact of politics on the regulation of fishing, and the harmful effects of overfishing, pollution, and global warming.

World without fish

Kurlansky, Mark, author. |

(eBook) Examines the threats to the survival of fish in the world's oceans, discussing the damage caused by various types of fishing equipment, the impact of politics on the regulation of fishing, and the harmful effects of overfishing, pollution, and global warming.

Water is water

Miranda Paul ; illustrations by Jason Chin. |

(Book) A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways

Water is water : a book about the water cycle

Paul, Miranda, author. | eBook

(eBook) A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways.

The magic school bus on the ocean floor

by Joanna Cole ; illustrated by Bruce Degen. |

(Book) On another special field trip on the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class learns about the ocean and the different creatures that live there.

The magic school bus on the ocean floor

Cole, Joanna. | eAudiobook

(eAudiobook) On another special field trip on the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class learns about the ocean and the different creatures that live there.

The magic school bus at the waterworks

by Joanna Cole ; illustrated by Bruce Degen. |

(Book) When Ms. Frizzle, the strangest teacher in school, takes her class on a field trip to the waterworks, everyone ends up experiencing the water purification system from the inside.

Seahorses

Bodden, Valerie |

(Book) A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of seahorses, the small, snouted fish of the oceans. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how seahorses became fish.

Mister Seahorse

Eric Carle. |

(Book) After Mrs. Seahorse lays her eggs in a pouch on Mr. Seahorse's belly, he drifts through the water, greeting other fish fathers who are taking care of their eggs.

River of dreams

Hudson Talbott. |

(Book) The historical significance of this important river is told through the stories of the people who have used it and those who lived along its shores, from those who settled it in the New World, its role in the Industrial Age, and the environmental movement that originated there.

Over in a river

by Marianne Berkes ; illustrated by Jill Dubin. |

(Book) This counting book in the style of 'Over in the Meadow' presents various riparian habitat animals and their offspring in ten North American river. Endnotes present facts, activities, and related games.

Manfish

by Jennifer Berne ; illustrated by Eric Puybaret. |

(Book) Before Jacques Cousteau became an internationally known oceanographer and champion of the seas, he was a curious little boy. In this biography, poetic text and paintings combine to create a portrait of Jacques Cousteau.

Manfish

by Jennifer Berne ; illustrated by âEric Puybaret. |

(eBook) Before Jacques Cousteau became an internationally known oceanographer and champion of the seas, he was a curious little boy. In this biography, poetic text and paintings combine to create a portrait of Jacques Cousteau.

Sylvia Earle

Dennis Fertig. |

(Book) This book takes an engaging look at the work of ground-breaking conservationist, Sylvia Earle, and her work to protect oceans and ocean life. It covers Earle's inspiration, her methods, findings, and the impact of her work

It's a seashell day

Dianne Ochiltree ; illustrations by Elliot Kreloff. |

(Book) Rhymes chronicle a mother and son sharing a day of sand digging, seashell collecting, and seashore exploring. Kids will learn about a variety of shells and count along with the boy as he totals up his collection, puts his shells away, and then drifts off into a well-earned bedtime.

Tugboat bill and the river rescue

written by Calista Brill ; illustrated by Tad Carpenter. |

(Book) Bill the tugboat and Mabel the barge are friends happily working together on the Hudson River, and one day when a kitten falls into the water, Bill and Mabel prove that anyone can be a hero.

River

Cooper, Elisha, author, illustrator. |

(Book) A woman in a canoe takes the reader on a journey down the Hudson River, from its source, a lake in the Adirondack Mountains, to the point where it flows into the Atlantic Ocean at New York City. Includes a note on the history of the Hudson River.

Citizens of the sea

Nancy Knowlton. |

(Book) From National Geographic, a book of sea life with dazzling photographs.

Crustaceans

Berne, Emma Carlson, author. | PRINTED MATL

(Book) Presenting crabs, shrimp, lobsters, barnacles, and krill! Crustaceans is an eye-catching animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers.

Coastal habitats

David Stephens. |

(Book) Facts about habitats found near coasts, such topics as landforms, waves, currents, estuaries, coral reefs, plants and animals, and the threats posed by pollution, overfishing, and global warming.

I see a kookaburra!

Steve Jenkins & Robin Page. |

(Book) Explore six different habitats, including a coastal tidal pool, and meet the animals that make their homes there.

One well

written by Rochelle Strauss ; illustrated by Rosemary Woods. |

(Book) This non-fiction book uses simple language to explain how all water on the planet is connected and the need to preserve our natural resources for the health of all creatures on Earth.

A house for Hermit Crab

Eric Carle. |

(Book) This is a classic story about a hermit crab who moves into a new shell and makes it his own. Crabs live in many different types of habitats, including estuaries!

A house for Hermit Crab

Carle, Eric. | eAudiobook

(eAudiobook) This is a classic story about a hermit crab who moves into a new shell and makes it his own. Crabs live in many different types of habitats, including estuaries!

Elena's Shells

Robbins, Rose |

(Book) Elena loves her shell collection, but what happens when one walks away? Themes of sharing round out this sweet story.

The secret of Black Rock

Todd-Stanton, Joe. | PRINTED MATL

(Book) This adventurous picture book is set in a coastal town, featuring a brave girl and an underwater mystery.

Hey, Water!

Portis, Antoinette |

(Book) Estuaries are full of water! Learn more about the basics of water with this beautifully illustrated picture book.

Hey, water!

Portis, Antoinette, author, illustrator. | eBook

(eBook) Estuaries are full of water! Learn more about the basics of water with this beautifully illustrated picture book.