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Migrating Animals


Travel with these animals on the move.

When a young Wilson's warbler named Sammy wakes up one morning, ready to start his first migratory journey to Panama, he finds that the other warblers have already left, so he looks for help from other animals, who each have their own way of getting through the winter.

Two little birds by Mary Newell DePalma

Two little birds make their first grand migration south, and later return home to start new families.

"Little Gray loved his lagoon and the humans who came to visit him there. One day, Mama announces that they must swim north to a far-away sea. At first he is sad to leave his home, but Little Gray soon realizes the importance of their journey. What happens along the way and how does Little Gray help his mother? Swim along with Little Gray as he finds the way to this special, food-filled sea."--.

An introduction to the migration patterns of nine very different types of animals, from gray whales and sandhill cranes to polar bears and monarch butterflies, discusses their life cycles and how to spot them.

"Follows a single Emperor penguin on its annual migration journey"--.

Celebrates the migration of millions of animals to the Arctic tundra.

Following Papa's song by Gianna Marino

"Little Blue, a young humpback whale, has never made the long migration up the coast, and he is worried about his first long journey with Papa"--.

Hurry and the monarch by Antoine O Flatharta

Hurry the tortoise befriends a monarch butterfly when she stops in his garden in Wichita Falls, Texas, during her migration from Canada to Mexico. Includes facts about monarch butterflies.

Traveling butterflies by Susumu Shingū

Follows the migration pattern and life cycle of monarch butterflies from an egg in a country up north, through their travel and gathering in a southern forest before returning to the north.

A Woolly Mammoth Journey by Debbie S Miller

A great woolly mammoth leads her family across rivers, plains, and glacial ridges on an annual migration to familiar feeding grounds during a journey which happened more than 12,000 years ago.

Nacho and Lolita by Pam Munoz Ryan

A very rare pitacohi bird falls in love with a swallow and plucks his colorful feathers to transform dry, barren San Juan Capistrano into a haven of flowers and flowing water, which the swallows can easily find when returning from their annual migration.

Toad weather by Sandra Markle

On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.

Stork's landing by Tami Lehman-Wilzig

"Young Maya observes the annual migration of storks across Israel as they journey from Africa to Europe. Spotting an injured stork in a fishing net, Maya helps the stork thrive over several seasons"--.