Dorothy’s Books: From 1973 to Today

Here is a complete list of my published books, starting from the most recent and all the way back to 1973, when one color on a book jacket was exciting, and an occasional black and white illustration with lots of text was normal. How things have changed!!

2016 – 2019


Saving the Tasmanian Devil

2019
Scientists in the Field Series
Ages: 10 – 12


At Home with the Beaver

Photography by Michael Runtz

2019
Web of Life Children’s Books
Ages: 5 – 10

Made for Each Other: Why Dogs and People Are Perfect Partners

2018
Crown Books for Young Readers
Ages: 6-9

Dog on Board: The True Story of Eclipse, the Bus-Riding Dog

Photography by William Muñoz

2016
Crown Books for Young Readers
Ages: 4-8


2015

Camas & Sage: A Story of Bison Life on the Prairie

Illustrations by Christina Wald

2015
Mountain Press
Ages: 8-12


The Call of the Osprey

Photography by William Muñoz

a Scientists in the Field Book
2015
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Ages: 10-12


Decorated Horses

Illustrations by Jeanie Brett

2015
Charlesbridge
Ages: 6-10


Super Sniffers: Dog Detectives on the Job

2014
Bloomsbury
Ages: 8-12


2008 – 2012

The Horse and the Plains Indians: A Powerful Partnership

Photography by William Muñoz

2012
Clarion
Ages: 10 and up

Saving Audie: A Pit Bull Puppy Gets a Second Chance

Photography by William Muñoz

2010
Walker
Ages: 8-12

When the Wolves Returned: Restoring Nature’s Balance in Yellowstone

Photography by Dan Hartman and Cassie Hartman

2008
Walker
Ages: 6 and up


The Buffalo and the Indians: A Shared Destiny

Photography by William Munoz

2006
Clarion
Ages: 10 and up


Big Cats

Art by Kendahl Jan Jubb

2005
Walker
Ages: 6-10

White-Tailed Deer

Photography by William Munoz

2005
Lerner
Ages: 5-8

Garden of the Spirit Bear

Art by Deborah Milton

2004
Clarion
Ages: 8-12

The Right Dog for the Job

Photography by William Muñoz

2004
Walker
Ages: 6-10


Colorful Captivating Coral Reefs

Art by Kendahl Jan Jubb

2003
Walker
Ages: 6-10

Fabulous Fluttering Tropical Butterflies

Art by Kendahl Jan Jubb

2003
Walker
Ages: 6-10

Plants on the Trail with Lewis and Clark

Photography by William Muñoz

2003
Clarion
Ages: 10 and up

Life in a Desert

Photography by William Muñoz

2003
Lerner
Ages: 10 and up


Life in a Grassland

Photography by William Muñoz

2002
Lerner
Ages: 10 and up

The Lewis and Clark Trail Then and Now

Photography by William Muñoz

2002
Dutton
Ages: 10 and up

Animals on the Trail with Lewis and Clark

Photography by William Muñoz

2002
Clarion
Ages: 10 and up

Llamas

Photography by William Muñoz

2002
Lerner
Ages: 5-8


A Polar Bear Biologist at Work

2001
Franklin Watts
Ages: 8 and up

Saving the Prairie Bandit

2001
Franklin Watts
Ages: 8 and up

Charles Darwin: The Life of a Revolutionary Thinker

2001
Holiday House
Ages: 10 and up

Horses

Photography by William Muñoz

2001
Lerner
Ages: 5-8


The Bald Eagle Returns

Photography by William Muñoz

2000
Clarion
Ages: 9-12

Slinky Scaly Slithery Snakes

Art by Kendahl Jan Jubb

2000
Walker
Ages: 5-8

Shaping the Earth

Photography William Muñoz

2000
Clarion
Ages: 10 and up

Polar Bears

Photography by William Muñoz

Carolrhoda
Ages: 6-10


A Is for Apple

With Greg Patent

1999
Broadway Books
Ages: adult level cookbook

Treasures of the Spanish Main

1999
Benchmark
Ages: 8-12

The Incredible Story of China’s Buried Warriors

1999
Benchmark
Ages: 8-12

Lost City of Pompeii

1999
Benchmark
Ages: 8-12


Wild Turkeys

Photography by William Muñoz

1999
Lerner
Ages: 5-8

Great Ice Bear: The Polar Bear and the Eskimo

Art by Anne Wertheim

1999
HarperCollins
Ages: 9 and up

Fire: Friend or Foe

Photography by William Muñoz

1998
Clarion
Ages: 9 and up

Bold and Bright Black and White Animals

Art by Kendahl Jan Jubb

1998
Walker
Ages: 5-8


In Search of the Maiasaurs

1998
Benchmark Books
Ages: 8-12

Mystery of the Lascaux Cave

1998
Benchmark Books
Ages: 8-12

Secrets of the Ice Man

1998
Benchmark Books
Ages: 8-12

Wild Turkeys

Photography by William Muñoz

1998
Lerner
Ages: 5-8


Alex and Friends: Animal Talk, Animal Thinking

Photography by William Muñoz

1998
Lerner
Ages: 9 and up

The Book of Garden Secrets

with Diane E. Bilderback

1997
adult nonfiction, Firefly Books; revised edition of Garden Secrets

Apple Trees

Photography by William Muñoz

1997
Lerner
Ages: 6-8

Flashy Fantastic Rain Forest Frogs

Art by Kendahl Jan Jubb

1997
Walker
Ages: 5-8


Pigeons

Photography by William Muñoz

1997
Clarion
Ages: 9 and up

Back to the Wild

Photography by William Muñoz

1997
Harcourt
Ages: 8-12

Biodiversity

Photography by William Muñoz

1996
Clarion
Ages: 9 and up

Children Save the Rain Forest

Photography by Dan L. Perlman

1996
Cobblehill
Ages: 8-12


Quetzal: Sacred Bird of the Cloud Forest

Art by Neil Waldman

1996
Morrow
Ages: 8-12

Prairies

Photography by William Muñoz

1996
Holiday House
Ages: 6-9

West by Covered Wagon

Photography by William Muñoz

1995
Walker
Ages: 6 – 10

Eagles of America

Photography by William Muñoz

1995
Holiday House
Ages: 6 – 9


Return of the Wolf

1995
fiction, Clarion
Ages: 9 and up

Why Mammals Have Fur

Photography by William Muñoz

1995
Cobblehill/Dutton
Ages: 8-12

Looking at Bears

Photography by William Muñoz
1994
Holiday House
Ages: 4-8

The Vanishing Feast

1994
Harcourt Brace
Ages: young adult


The American Alligator

Photography by William Muñoz

1994
Clarion
Ages: 9-12

Hugger to the Rescue

Photography by William Muñoz

1994
Cobblehill/Dutton
Ages: 7-10

Deer and Elk

Photography by William Muñoz

1994
Clarion
Ages: 9-12

Horses: Understanding Animals

Photography by William Muñoz

1994
Carolrhoda
Ages: 8-11


What Good is a Tail?

Photography by William Muñoz

1994
Cobblehill/Dutton
Ages: 6-9

Looking at Penguins

Photography by Graham Robertson

1993
Holiday House
Ages: 4-8

Cattle: Understanding Animals

Photography by William Muñoz

1993
Carolrhoda
Ages: 8-11

Prairie Dogs

Photography by William Muñoz

1993
Clarion
Ages: 9-12


Habitats: Saving Wild Places

1993
Enslow
Ages: 12 and up

Killer Whales

Photography by John Ford

1993
Holiday
Ages: 4-8

Dogs: The Wolf Within

Photography by William Muñoz

1993
Carolrhoda
Ages: 8 – 11

Ospreys

Photography by William Muñoz

1993
Clarion
Ages: 9-12


Pelicans

Photography by William Muñoz

1992
Clarion
Ages: 9-12

Places of Refuge: Our National Wildlife Refuge System

Photography by William Muñoz

1992
Clarion
Ages: 9-12

Nutrition: What’s in the Food We Eat

Photography by William Muñoz

1992
Holiday
Ages: 8-12

Feathers

Photography by William Muñoz

1992
Dutton
Ages: 8-12


Miniature Horses

Photography by William Muñoz

1992
Dutton
Ages: 6-9

The Harrowsmith Country Life Book of Garden Secrets

1991
adult nonfiction; revised edition of Garden Secrets

Baby Horses

Photography by William Muñoz

1991
Carolrhoda
revised edition of Baby Horses

A Family Goes Hunting

Photography by William Muñoz

1991
Clarion
Ages: 8 – 11


The Challenge of Extinction

1991
Enslow
Ages: 12 and up

African Elephants

Photography by Oria Douglas-Hamilton

1991
Holiday
Ages: 8 – 12

Flowers for Everyone

Photography by William Muñoz

1990
Cobblehill/Dutton
Ages: 9-12

Gray Wolf, Red Wolf

Photography by William Muñoz

1990
Clarion
Ages: 9-12


An Apple a Day

Photography by William Muñoz

1990
Dutton
Ages: 9-12

How Smart Are Animals?

1990
Harcourt Brace
Ages: young adult

Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses

1990
Holiday House
Ages: 10 up

Yellowstone Fires–Flames and Rebirth

Photography by William Muñoz

1990
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12


Singing Birds and Flashing Fireflies

1989
Franklin Watts
Ages: 6-10

Grandfather’s Nose–Why We Look Alike and Different

1989
Franklin Watts
Ages: 6-10

Humpback Whales

1989
Holiday House
Ages: 6-9

Looking at Ants

1989
Holiday House
Ages: 6-9


Wild Turkey, Tame Turkey

Photography by William Muñoz

1989
Clarion
Ages: 9 – 12

Where the Wild Horses Roam

Photography by William Muñoz

1989
Clarion
Ages: 9 – 12

Looking at Dolphins and Porpoises

1989
Holiday House
Ages: 6-9

Appaloosa Horses

Photography by William Muñoz

1988
Holiday House
Ages: 8 – 12


The Whooping Crane–A Comeback Story

Photography by William Muñoz

1998
Clarion
Ages: 9-12
paperback only available

A Horse of a Different Color

Photography by William Muñoz

1988
Dodd, Mead
Ages: 9 up

Babies!

1988 (Holiday House, 6-9)
Christmas Trees, 1987,

Photography by William Muñoz

1988
Dodd, Mead
Ages: 8-12

Dolphins and Porpoises

1987
Holiday House
Ages: 10 up


Way of the Grizzly

Photography by William Muñoz

1987
Clarion
Ages: 9 – 12

Wheat, the Golden Harvest

Photography by William Muñoz

1987
Dodd Mead
Ages: 7-11

Christmas Trees

Photography by William Muñoz

1987
Dodd Mead
Ages: 8-12

All About Whales

1987
Holiday House
Ages: 6-9


Mosquitoes

1986
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12

The Quest for Artificial Intelligence

1986
Harcourt Brace
Ages: young adult

Draft Horses

Photography by William Muñoz

1986
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12

Maggie–A Sheep Dog

Photography by William Muñoz

1986
Dodd Mead
Ages: 3- 6


Buffalo–The American Bison Today

Photography by William Muñoz

1986
Clarion
Ages: 9-12

Quarter Horses

Photography by William Muñoz

1985
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12

The Sheep Book

Photography by William Muñoz

1985
Dodd Mead
Ages: 7-10

Thoroughbred Horses

1985
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12


Where the Bald Eagles Gather

Photography by William Muñoz

1984
Clarion
Ages: 8-12

Farm Animals

Photography by William Muñoz

1984
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12

Whales–Giants of the Deep

1984
Holiday House
Ages: 10 and up

Backyard Fruits and Berries

with Diane E. Bilderback
1984
Rodale
Ages: adult nonfiction


A Picture Book of Ponies

Photography by William Muñoz

1983
Holiday House
Ages: 6-9

Germs!

1983
Holiday House,
Ages: 8-12

A Picture Book of Cows

Photography by William Muñoz

1982
Holiday House
Ages: 6-9

Spider Magic

1982
Holiday House
Ages: 6-9


Arabian Horses

1982
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12

Garden Secrets

with Diane E. Bilderback
1982
Rodale
Ages: adult nonfiction

Horses of America

with Diane E. Bilderback
1981
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12

Hunters and the Hunted–Surviving in the Animal World

1981
Holiday House
Ages: 9-12


Horses and Their Wild Relatives

1980
Holiday House
Ages: 10 and up

The Lives of Spiders

1980
Holiday House
Ages: 10-14

Bears of the World

1980
Holiday House
Ages: 10 and up

Bacteria–How They Affect Other Living Things

1980
Holiday House
Ages: YA


Sizes and Shapes in Nature–What They Mean

1979
Holiday House
Ages: 12 and up

Raccoons, Coatimundis, and Their Family

1979
Holiday House
Ages: 9-12

Butterflies and Moths–How They Function

1979
Holiday House
Ages: 12 and up

The World of Worms

1978
Holiday House
Ages: 9-12


Beetles and How They Live

with Paul C. Schroeder
1978
Holiday House
Ages: 12 and up

Animal and Plant Mimicry

with Paul C. Schroeder
1978
Holiday House
Ages: 12 and up

Reptiles and How They Reproduce

1977
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12

Evolution Goes on Every Day

1977
Holiday House
Ages: 12 and up


Plants and Insects Together

1976
Holiday House
Ages: 9-12

Fish and How They Reproduce

1976
Holiday House
Ages: 9-12

Frogs, Toads, Salamanders and How They Reproduce

1975
Holiday House
Ages: 9-12

Dogs on Duty: Soldiers’ Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond

2012
Bloomsbury/Walker
Ages: 8-12


How Insects Communicate

1975
Holiday House
Ages: 10-14

Microscopic Animals and Plants

1974
Holiday House
Ages: 10-14

Weasels, Otters, Skunks and Their Family

1973
Holiday House
Ages: 8-12

Homesteading: Settling America’s Heartland

Photography William Muñoz

1998
Walker
Ages: 8-12

Where Food Comes From

Photography by William Muñoz

1991
Holiday
Ages: 8 – 12