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Books for Teachers

Glassberg, Jeffrey. Butterflies Through Binoculars: A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Western North America. Oxford University Press, 2001.

Herberman, Ethan. The Great Butterfly Hunt: The Mystery of the Migrating Monarch. Simon & Shuster, 1990.

Stewart, Bob. Common Butterflies of California. Patagonia AZ: West Coast Lady Press, 1998.

Walton, Richard K. Familiar Butterflies of North America: National Audubon Society Pocket Guide. NY: Alfred A Knopf, Inc., 1995.

Mini monarchs


Other Resources

The Monarch
Kinder Magic Software
(760) 632-6693
An interactive, discovery-based program that promotes critical thinking skills.

The Butterfly Vivarium
450 Ocean View Ave.
Encinitas, CA 92177
Operated by the Monarch Program, the Vivarium provides visitors the
opportunity to learn about and experience a variety of native butterflies.

Monarch Program
P.O. Box 178671
San Diego, CA 92177
(800) 606-6627
Organizes research projects such as the Thanksgiving Day Monarch Count
and a tagging program; also acts as a clearing house for educational materials
used by teachers.

Monarchs in the Classroom Curriculum
Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
University of Minnesota
Phone: (612) 624-8706
Fax: (612) 624-6777
A K-9 inquiry based, interdisciplinary curriculum.

Books for Children

Boring, Mel. Caterpillars, Bugs, and Butterflies, A Take Along Guide. MN: Northword Press, 1996.

Cover of Gail Gibbons book

Feltwell, John. Eyewitness Explorers: Butterflies and Moths. NY: DK Publishing, 1997.

Gibbons, Gail. Monarch Butterfly. New York: Holiday House, 1989.

Jeunesse, Gallimard and Claude Delafosse. Butterflies: A Scholastic First Discovery Book. NY: Scholastic, 1997.

Muther, Connie T. My Monarch Journal. Nevada City, CA: Dawn Publications, 2000.

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