Books for Young Readers

In the quiet of night, opossums go in search of food. These forest animals are adapted to life in the dark. Learn more about these furry nocturnal animal in Opossums, Capstone Press, 2011.

CANDACE PARKER

by Mary R. Dunn

Candace Parker is a standout basketball star. Learn about her childhood and her rise to becoming a WNBA superstar in ​Candace Parker, Capstone Press orAmazon.com2015.

Turkey vultures have red, featherless heads and long, dark feathers. Big, bold photos accompany carefully-leveled text on habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to this meat-eating scavenger. Read about this scavenger in Turkey Vultures, Capstone Press, 2015.

Copperheads make their dens between rocks and in woodpiles. Read about this patterned predator in Copperheads, Capstone Press, 2013.

MICHELLE WIE
by Mary R. Dunn

Michelle Wie is a champion golfer. Learn about her childhood and her rise to becoming a golf superstar in Michelle Wie, Capstone Press or Amazon.com, 2015.

Ospreys are big, bold raptors that fish for their meals. Big, bold photos accompany carefully-leveled text on habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to this bird of prey. Read about this raptor in Ospreys, Capstone Press, 2015.

With their mighty wings and bald heads, California condors are an unforgettable sight. Big, bold photos accompany carefully-leveled text on habitat, behavior, life cycle, and threats to this endangered bird. Read about this endangered bird in California Condors, Capstone Press, 2015.

Found throughout the United States, a garter snake may be lurking nearby! Read about these common critters in Garter SnakesCapstone Press, 2013.

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Flying through the night, fireflies flicker their lights to find partners. These glowing fliers are adapted to life at night. Learn more about these blinky nocturnal animals in FirefliesCapstone Press, 2011.

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Mary Dunn has written many children's books about animals with fins, fur or feathers. Other titles tell about planets and dream jobs. Two of her newest titles are biographies about women in sports. ​These books are for sale from the publishers listed on this web page. 

Women in Sports Series

Hunting at night, owls watch for prey with large eyes. These hunters are adapted to life in the dark. Learn more about these feathered nocturnal animals in Owls, Capstone Press, 2011.

Toucans fill the rain forests with chatter. Learn all about these colorful birds and their habitats in Toucans, Capstone Press, 2012.

 
While others sleep, porcupines move about. These forest animals are adapted to life in the dark. Learn more about these prickly nocturnal animals in Porcupines,
Capstone Press, 2011.

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Snake Series

South American Animals Books

Rattlesnakes distract prey with a shake of their tails. Read about these fanged hunters in RattlesnakesCapstone Press, 2013.

Piranhas lurk in the Amazon River. Learn all about these sharp-toothed fish and their habitats in PiranhasCapstone Press, 2012.

Llamas climb the steep Andes Mountains. Learn about these woolly mammals and their habitats in LlamasCapstone Press, 2012.

Monkey Series

Nocturnal Animal Books

Pygmy marmosets are the tiniest members of the monkey family. From food to homes to behavior, learn more about these pint-sized primates in Pygmy Marmosets, Capstone Press, 2013.

Long-limbed spider monkeys are noisy members of the monkey family. From food to homes to behaviors, learn the facts on these tree-swinging primates in Spider MonkeysCapstone Press, 2013.

Known for their wild hair, tamarin monkeys are an at-risk member of the monkey family. From food to homes to behavior, learn the facts on these endangered primates in Tamarin Monkeys, Capstone Press, 2013.

Sniffing for food, hedgehogs find tasty treats in the dark. These forest animals are adapted to life at night. Learn more about these spiny nocturnal animals in HedgehogsCapstone Press, 2011.

Mary Dunn ~ Children's Author 

Birds of Prey Series

Capybaras are at home on land and in the water. Learn about these round-bodied rodents and their habitats in Capybaras, Capstone Press, 2012.

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