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Whose Nest is This?

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kateWith chillier weather hitting Iowa, it’s the perfect time to think about cuddling up for fall. But what about the animals outside? How do they stay safe and warm? Nests!

We are fortunate that Kate stopped by to recommend the perfect nest book to us: Whose Nest is This?, written by Heidi Bee Roemer and illustrated by Connie McLennan. When not reading and playing outside, Kate enjoys life as a first grader. She’s also active in 4-H.

Here’s a little insight to why she recommended this book.

What is this book about?
All about nests – including turtles, Baltimore Oriole, Owl, Mouse and more!

What was the best  part about this book?
Seeing all of the different kinds of next [in the artwork].whose nest

What part of the book made you smile?

How alligators do their nest.  

What did you learn from reading this book?
A lot!

Three words that best describe this book:
Nature, Nests, Animals

What was your favorite line or phrase from the book?
I liked that the ends of each line rhyme.

Who else should read the book and why?

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Did you notice that green shirt on Kate? It’s from 4-H!

With an emphasis on STEM learning, 4-H is one of Iowa’s premier after-school STEM education forces. Some of their projects include Scale-Up programming and hosting First Lego League Robotics teams and tournaments.

For more information, please visit the 4-H website.

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