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Animal Migration Resources

Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move

By Elizabeth Carney
National Geographic Children's Books, 2010

Elephant HerdAges: 9-12
ISBN: 1426307004

This book is a companion to the television series on the National Geographic channel. This book is filled with full color photographs and wonderful text that also has visual appeal. Learn about the migration habits of eight different animals in this wonderful book.

The Journey: Stories of Migration

By Cynthia Rylant
The Blue Sky Press, 2006

Monarch ButterflyAges: 4-8
ISBN: 0590307177

Learn about locusts, monarch butterflies, gray whales, American silver eels, caribou, and Arctic terns and their complex journeys. Beautiful artwork depicting the migration of these animals graces page after page.

What Is Migration?

By John Crossingham
Crabtree Publishing Company, 2001

HerdAges: 4-8
ISBN: 0865059659

Voyage, fly and move with animals of all types and species as they move across the world to feed and survive. Learn about the ones you are familiar with and also with the ones you are not; like eels as they battle the elements for survival in this complex trip.

Going Home: The Mystery of Animal Migration

By Marianne Berkes
Dawn Publishing, 2010

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 1584691263

This is a unique look at migrations through poetry written from the view of the migratory animal – as if seen through their eyes. Maps, Websites, beautiful illustrations and even activities make this a great book for kids and the adults in their lives, as well.




Pushes & Pulls: Why do People Migrate? (Investigating Human Migration & Settlement)

By Robert Walker
Crabtree Publishing Co., 2010

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0778751988

People migrate too. This book presents the reasons and the details of migration for the human world. And why do they choose to live where they do?

The Migration of a Whale (Amaze)

By Tanya Kant
Children's Press, 2008

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0531238032

Follow the gray whale and learn of its life from embryo to adult and track the migration using the map provided. See inside the whale using the special "see-through" page. A fun tool for learning all about the gray whale.

Gray Whale

The Peregrine's Journey: A Story of Migration

FalconBy Madeleine Dunphy
Web of Life Children's Books; First Trade Paper Edition, 2008

Ages: 4-8
ISBN: 0977753921

This book is based on an actual bird that was tracked by the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. Learn all about the bird's food, life, and migration. This story begins in Alaska and finishes when the bird arrives in Argentina two months later.

Animals That Migrate

By Carmen Bredeson
Franklin Watts Publishing, 2002

Ages: 9-12
ISBN: 0531165736

Learn about the differences in animals' hibernation locations including burrows and caves. Photographs and wonderful text make this a terrific book to keep in your library.


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