Dewey Call Numbers: 577.3 - 577.7, 591.7
Subject Headings: Ecology, Habitat (Ecology)
Sample Search terms: animal habitats, animal homes, arctic habitat, biomes, desert habitat, forest habitat, grasslands, ocean habitat, rainforest habitat,
Here are some of the titles about different types of habitats you can borrow from our library.
The Arctic Habitat by Molly Aloian - 577 A
Covers what a habitat is, what the characteristics of an Arctic habitat are, what lives there, how they get energy and survive, and more.
Backyard Habitats by Kelley MacAulay - 577.5 MAC
About your own back yards and the many living things that are leading fascinating lives all around you.
A Desert Habitat by Kelley MacAulay - 577.54 M
Covers what a habitat is, what the characteristics of a desert habitat are, what lives there, how they get energy and survive, and more.
A Forest Habitat by Bobbie Kalman - 577.3 K
Covers what a habitat is, what the characteristics of a forest habitat are, what lives there, how they get energy and survive, and more.
A Grassland Habitat by Kelley MacAulay - 577.4 M
Covers what a habitat is, what the characteristics of a grassland habitat are, what lives there, how they survive, and more.
A Home in the Swamp by David C. Lion - 577.68 L
Swamps are home to many interesting plants and animals! It's warm in a swamp, and the ground is wet.
I See a Kookaburra!: Discovering Animal Habitats Around the World by Steve Jenkins - 591.7 J
Search for an oystercatcher, an elephant shrew, and a fierce snapping turtle in the places where they live. Hidden in the illustrations are animals camouflaged in their surroundings.
Mountains by Fran Howard - 577.5 H
This book presents a description of what mountains are, explaining which animals live there, and why mountain habitats are so important.
Oceans by Fran Howard - 578.77 H
This book presents a description of what oceans are, explaining what kind of plants, fish,and other animals live there, and why habitats are so important.
A Rainforest Habitat by Molly Aloian - 577.34 A
Introduces the huge trees, colorful flowers, and other plants in South American tropical rain forests.
For more books, search the library catalog.
"Wild Kratts." PBS KIDS. Website based on the popular TV show Wild Kratts. Chris and Martin encounter wild animals in their natural habitat.
"What's It Like Where You Live?" Missouri Botanical Garden. Information about twelve different biomes/habitats and has descriptions of the animals that live there along with other helpful information about the habitat.
"Animals and Plants: Biomes of the World." The Wild Classroom.
Highlights different plants and animals that live and grown in different habitats.
Habitats. National Geographic. Highlights different habitats through photographs.
Brain Pop: https://jr.brainpop.com/science/habitats/
PBS Learning Media: Animal Homes
Includes discussion questions, student handouts, and other videos.
National Geographic: Arctic
The frozen Arctic Ocean provides an unlikely home for a spectrum of enchanting creatures: beluga whales, narwhals, bowhead whales, walruses, and murres prosper.