Military working dogs help save lives during wartime and have been especially vital for American troops in 20th and 21st century conflicts. This book describe the history, training, and uses of dogs in wartime.
Book reviews for At Home with the Beaver: The Story of a Keystone Species
This nonfiction picture book shows in text and gorgeous photos how important beavers are in creating an environment for thousands of other living things.
Here is a complete list of my published books, from newest to oldest, 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!! Made for Each Other: Why …
The Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1803-1806 explored the American West along the Missouri River, then over the Continental Divide to the Columbia River and on to the Pacific Coast. The journals that resulted provide lots of interesting information and stories from the journey.
“The Right Dog for the Job” follows Irah, a wonderful golden retriever who started out as a service dog in training and ended up as a Guide Dog for the Blind. I made many new friends, both canine and human, while working on this project.
Scientists from many fields are working hard to find ways to help the Tasmanian devil survive. This animal is the largest surviving carnivorous marsupial in the world. It lives in the wild only on the Australian island of Tasmania, where it hunts live prey but more importantly, it is a …
Kids will love learning about some of the many helpful jobs dogs do for people using their amazing sense of smell.
Young horse lovers can learn about the many ways people at different times and places have dressed up their horses in special ways.
Young readers can learn how scientists are using osprey chicks to learn about contamination in a river from heavy metals from earlier mining.