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Water Rat by Marnie Laird

About a colonial boy who escapes an abusive tavern owner and comes to live with a doctor on a Delaware farm.

Red Bird by Barbara Mitchell and illustrated by Todd L. W. Doney

A member of the Nanticoke tribe from southern Delaware, Katie travels with her family to the annualpowwow (Early elementary).


Red Knot: A Shorebird's Incredible Journey by Nancy Carol Willis

Although the bird in this nonfiction book migrates long distances, one important stop on the way is Delaware Bay.

Horseshoe Crabs and Shorebirds: The Story of a Food Web by Victoria Crenson and Rachel Gurevich and illustrated by Annie Cannon

Learn about the ecological relationships between horseshoe crabs and shorebirds through this lovely picture book.


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Roberta Gibson 2020