OUR BOOKS

Don’t Call Me Turtle By Elaine A. Powers

DON'T CALL ME TURTLE Available At Amazon.com

Tortoises and turtles may look alike, but they are VERY different! This fun illustrated book teaches the differences between these two creatures, and explains a bit about the habits and preferences of the tortoise.  "A lesson sure to fascinate junior naturalists and animal lovers." AZ Daily Star

 

 

Don’t Make Me Rattle By Elaine A. Powers

DON'T MAKE ME RATTLE Available at Amazon.com

Beautifully illustrated and contains facts and features about one of North America's most iconic residents: the rattlesnake! People fear rattlesnakes because they don’t understand them. Come inside and learn about these amazing snakes.

Don’t Make Me Fly By Elaine A. Powers

DON'T MAKE ME FLY Available At Amazon.com

"With vibrant illustrations by Nicholas Thorpe, this picture book is jam-packed with scientific facts about roadrunners, delivered in verse form to keep the narrative lively. Roadrunners "...grab their victim/behind its head/And bash it on/the ground until it is dead." Want to know how to swallow a horned lizard? Keep reading!" AZ Daily Star

Curtis Curly-tail and the Ship of Sneakers by Elaine A. Powers

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL AND THE SHIP OF SNEAKERS Available at Amazon.com

Curtis, the perfect curly-tail lizard of Warderick Wells, decides to see where the tourists come from. He sets sail on his adventure in a ship of sneakers.

GROW HOME, LITTLE SEEDS

GROW HOME, LITTLE SEEDS Available at Amazon.com

The graduating bundle of mixed seeds of the Leon Levy Preserve vows to stay together and form their own forest. Will they be able to remain together or will their natures lead them in different directions? Will they find what they need to survive, to germinate, to put down roots? Join these Bahamian natives on their adventures to find their places to call home.

The Dragon of Nani Cave by Elaine A Powers

THE DRAGON OF NANI CAVE Available at Amazon.com

The Lime Lizard Lads, curly-tail lizards of Cayman Brac, seek an adventure up on the bluff. Their goal is to reach Nani Cave and meet the dragon that lives there. Gene and Bony soon realize how big and how dangerous the world really is. Leaving home is easy, but can the lads make it back?

Curtis Curly-tail Hears a Hutia! By Elaine A. Powers

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL HEARS A HUTIA Available at Amazon.com

Curtis, the perfect Curly-tail lizard from Warderick Wells, hears a noise in the night. It's Horace Hutia and family, crunching on leaves. Horace is an endangered Bahamian Hutia, a new resident of Warderick Wells. Scientists are trying to save the hutia, but they are damaging the island's ecosystem. The READER decides how to solve both problems!

Curtis Curly-tail is Lizardnapped! by Elaine A. Powers

CURTIS CURLY-TAIL IS LIZARDNAPPED! Available at Amazon.com

Captured by poachers, Curtis Curly-tail finds himself on a boat full of native animals being smuggled out of The Bahamas. As he struggles to help the other animals escape, he realizes he may not be able to save himself.

The Lime Lizard Lads and the Ship of Sneakers: A "Tail" of Adventure by Elaine A Powers

THE LIME LIZARD LADS AND THE SHIP OF SNEAKERS Available at Amazon.com

The Lime Lizards of Cayman Brac, Gene and Bony decide to see where the tourists come from. They set sail on their adventure in a ship of sneakers. Will they ever see the Brac again?

The Adventures of Hayley Cat - Book 3: Hayley Cat Sails the San Juan Islands By Rhonda Banuelos

THE ADVENTURES OF HAYLEY CAT BOOK THREE Available at Amazon.com

Hayley sails to Friday Harbor to celebrate Popeye’s birthday. Popeye is the gentle Harbor Seal who has captured the hearts of so many since 1995. A heartwarming tale of friendship is between all the animals on this memorable summer day.

Princess Tien By Susan Glynn Mule

PRINCESS TIEN Available at Amazon.com

Tien, a Mountain Horned Dragon, is taken from her home in Vietnam and crammed into a cage at a pet store. One by one her friends are sold, but what about her? Will she find a good home?

Silent Rocks by Elaine A. Powers

SILENT ROCKS Available at Amazon.com

The population of the endemic Sister Island Rock Iguana (Cyclura nubila caymanensis) on Cayman Brac is in serious decline. These vegetarian lizards are an important part of the island's ecosystem. The reduction in population is the result of human activity on their habitat and the threats can only be eliminated by human action.

Clarissa Catfish Visits the Peoria Riverfront Museum by Elaine A. Powers

CLARISSA CATFISH VISITS THE PEORIA RIVERFRONT MUSEUM Available at Amazon.com

A flooding river takes Clarissa Catfish to the Peoria Riverfront Museum. She had thought exploring the Illinois River was exciting, but once she is taken inside the museum, the real adventure begins. Clarissa explores the exhibits and makes new friends--but will she escape the man who has dinner plans for her?

How NOT to Photograph a Hummingbird by Elaine A. Powers

HOW NOT TO PHOTOGRAPH A HUMMINGBIRD Available at Amazon.com

A basic (and fun!) guide to the Sonoran Desert!

This colorful picture book for all ages teaches about the Sonoran Desert—with a sense of humor. It pits one bumbling human against the desert as he carelessly attempts to photograph an Anna’s Hummingbird. Enjoy the chase as the photographer is tripped up by a rock, stabbed by a Mesquite tree and rattled by a Western Diamondback. Then use the glossary to teach about the rich variety of life in the Sonoran Desert. Humor makes learning fun and easy!

Fly Back to the Brac Brian Brown Booby by Elaine A. Powers

FLY BACK TO THE BRAC, BRIAN BROWN BOOBY Available at Amazon.com

Brian Brown Booby, a young resident of Cayman Brac, finds himself stranded on a beach on Grand Cayman. It’s too far back for a booby to travel, even if Brian could fly, which he can’t. Does Brian make it back to the Brac? What happens to a booby that can’t fly? Based on a true story.