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CRRL Kids: Spiders Everywhere!

Anansi the Spider
Anansi the Spider A Tale From the Ashanti By McDermott, Gerald (Book - 1986 1972 ) 398.096 Mc Available in some locations

Annotation:In trying to determine which of his six sons to reward for saving his life, Anansi the Spider is responsible for placing the moon in the sky.

Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web By White, E. B. (Book - 2006? ) FICTION Whi Available in some locations

Annotation:"... the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur-and of Wilbur's dear friend Charlotte A. Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider who lived with Wilbur in the barn. With the help of Templeton, the rat who never did anything for anybody unless there was something in it for him, and by a wonderfully clever plan of her own, Charlotte saved the life of Wilbur, who by this time had grown up to quite a pig."

Crafty Garden Spiders
Crafty Garden Spiders By White, Nancy (Book - 2009 ) 595.44 Wh Available in some locations

Annotation:An introduction to the garden spider, how it spins a web, and how it catches food.

Diary of A Spider
Diary of A Spider By Cronin, Doreen (Book Plus CD - 2006 ) FICTION Cro Available in some locations

Annotation:A young spider discovers, day by day, that there is a lot to learn about being a spider, including how to spin webs and avoid vacuum cleaners.

The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out! (Big Time)
The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out! (Big Time) By Cummings, Troy (Book - 2010 ) FICTION Cum Available in some locations

Annotation:Frightened after the scary waterspout incident, the Eensy Weensy Spider needs some encouragement from her friend the ladybug before she will try climbing again.

Jumping Spiders
Jumping Spiders By Goldish, Meish (Book - 2009 ) 595.44 Go Available in some locations

Annotation:Photographic introduction to jumping spiders describes their physical characteristics, eating habits, and life cycle.

Fishing Spiders
Fishing Spiders Water Ninjas By Markle, Sandra (Book - 2012 ) 595.44 Ma Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents information about fishing spiders, describing their physical features, how they relate and differ from other spiders, and where they live.

Janice VanCleave's Insects and Spiders
Janice VanCleave's Insects and Spiders Mind-boggling Experiments You Can Turn Into Science Fair Projects By VanCleave, Janice Pratt (eBook - 1997 ) 595.7 Va Click here for EBSCOhost ebook »

Annotation:"...covers everything from crawling spiders to burrowing beetles to growing grasshoppers. This collection of simple science experiments teaches children how to identify different insects and spiders, how insects grow, what their body parts do, and more. All 20 experiments are safe, easy to do, and make great science fair projects for kids fascinated with the weird world of these tiny creatures. -- Includes 20 full experiments, plus many more related projects and activities."

Jumping Spiders
Jumping Spiders By Mattern, Joanne (Book - 2011 ) 595.44 Ma Available in some locations

Annotation:"A brief introduction to jumping spiders, including their habitat, food, and life cycle."

The Life Cycle of A Spider
The Life Cycle of A Spider By Kalman, Bobbie (Book - 2002 ) 595.44 Ka Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents information about spiders, including different species, reproduction, differences between males and females, and some ways to protect spiders from environmental damage.

The Pebble First Guide to Spiders
The Pebble First Guide to Spiders By Peterson, Megan Cooley (Book - 2009 ) 595.44 Pe Available in some locations

Annotation:A basic field guide format introduces 13 spiders.

The Really Hairy Scary Spider
The Really Hairy Scary Spider And Other Creatures With Lots of Legs By Greenaway, Theresa (Book - 1996 ) 591 Gr Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents information on a variety of animals and shows how even the smallest creatures have a part to play in maintaining a balanced ecosystem.

The Spider and the Fly
The Spider and the Fly By Howitt, Mary Botham (Book - 2012 ) 821 Ho Available in some locations

Annotation:An illustrated version of the well-known poem about a wily spider who preys on the vanity and innocence of a little fly.

Spiders!
Spiders! (Book - 2005 ) 595.44 Sp Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes spiders, offering information about basic anatomy, reproduction, webs, feeding, and general behavior. Includes fact boxes and diagrams.

Spiders
Spiders By Bodden, Valerie (Book - 2011 ) 595.44 Bo Available in some locations

Annotation:A basic introduction to spiders, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the unique traits that help to define them, such as their ability to spin silk threads and webs.

Spiders and Their Web Sites
Spiders and Their Web Sites By Facklam, Margery (Book - 1999 ) 595.44 Fa Available in some locations

Annotation:Illustrations and text provide a close-up look at the physical characteristics and habits of twelve different spiders and daddy-long legs.

Spiders on the Case
Spiders on the Case By Lasky, Kathryn (Book - 2011 ) FICTION Las Available in some locations

Annotation:Buster, a walnut orb weaving spider, enlists the help of Jo Beth, one of a family of poisonous but friendly brown recluse spiders, to help stop humans who are stealing from the rare books room of the Boston Public Library, where the spiders live.

Spiders' Secrets
Spiders' Secrets By Platt, Richard (Book - 2010 ) 595.44 Pl Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of various kinds of spiders, including the black widow, tarantula, and water spider.

The Very Busy Spider
The Very Busy Spider By Carle, Eric (Board Book - 1995 ) FICTION Car Available in some locations

Annotation:The farm animals try to divert a busy little spider from spinning her web, but she persists and produces a thing of both beauty and usefulness. The pictures may be felt as well as seen.

Water Spiders
Water Spiders By Mattern, Joanne (Book - 2011 ) 595.44 Ma Available in some locations

Annotation:A brief introduction to water spiders, including their habitat, food, and life cycle.

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