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Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats by Ann Earle

Provides basic facts about the behavior of bats and describes how they benefit the environment.

Available formats: Book

Opossums by Mari Schuh

In Opossums, beginning readers follow an opossum as it hunts for food, defends itself against a predator, and raises its young. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn all about this nocturnal animal.

Available formats: Ebook (Hoopla)

Bats by Kari Schuetz 

When nighttime comes, bats fly out of trees, caves, and barns to begin their hunt. Some make high-pitched calls, and then they wait and listen. Echoes will lead them to their prey! Learn how bats sleep upside down, use sound to find prey, and more.

Available formats: Ebook (Hoopla), Audiobook (Hoopla)

Bats by Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy is buzzing over to the zoo today. Come along to learn all about bats!

Available formats: Books

Opossums by Emily K. Green

When a predator is near, an opossum will likely do one of two things. It will try to scare the predator away by showing its sharp teeth, or it will lie very still and pretend it is dead!

Available formats: Ebook (Hoopla), Audiobook (Hoopla)

Bats by Sophia Lockwood

From Texas to Australia to the deepest jungles of South America, bats are everywhere! Learn about these fascinating creatures of the night, from their eating habits to echolocation to conservation, in this informative book.

Available formats: Book, Ebook (Hoopla)

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

After she falls headfirst into a bird’s nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.

Available formats: Book, Ebook (Hoopla)

Pocket Babies and Other Amazing Marsupials by Sneed B. Collard

Learn about the marsupials of the world, including opossums, kangaroos, koalas, and others.
Available formats: Book

Bats by Martha E. H. Rustad

In Bats, young readers will learn about the life of a bat. Vibrant, full-color photos will engage early readers as they discover that bats go to sleep when the sun comes up.

Available formats: Ebook (Hoopla)

Sugar Gliders by Elizabeth O’Sullivan

This book reviews the physical characteristics, habitat, diet, and life cycle of the sugar glider, an Australian mammal that, like a flying squirrel, glides through the air over distances up to 150 feet.

Available formats: Ebook (Hoopla)

Bats and Their Homes by Deborah Chase Gibson

This book presents an overview of different kinds of bats and how and where they make their homes.

Available formats: Book

Sugar Gliders by Kristin Petrie

Sugar Gliders can be unique pets. In this book readers  will discover the sugar glider’s kitelike patagium, amazing gliding abilities, and social nature.

Available formats: Ebook (Hoopla)

About Marsupials: A Guide for Children by Cathryn Sill

This book introduces readers to a variety of different marsupials. Learn about each animals home, diet, and life cycle.

Available formats: Book

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