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Celebrate Nebraska Water Book Resources

The Great Platte River: An Educational Comic with discussion questions (Youth)

Reading/discussion, storytime, and book display ideas
  • The River Wife: A Novel by Jonis Agee (Adult Fiction)
  • Tales from Margaritaville: Fictional Facts and Factual Fictions by Jimmy Buffett (Adult Fiction)
  • O Pioneers! by Willa Cather (Adult Fiction)
  • Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (Adult Fiction)
  • Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing (Adult Nonfiction)
  • The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf by Douglas Brinkley (Adult Nonfiction)
  • The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson, Jeffrey S. Levinton and Ann H. Zwinger (Adult Nonfiction)
  • Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It by Robert Glennon (Adult Nonfiction)
  • Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh (Adult Nonfiction)
  • The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard (Adult Nonfiction)
  • Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner (Adult Nonfiction)
  • The Little Island by Margaret Wise Brown (Children)
  • Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle (Children)
  • Little Toot by Hardie Gramatky (Children)
  • Paddle to the Sea by Holling C. Holling (Children)
  • A Day in the Salt Marsh by Kevin Kurtz (Children)
  • Mill by David Macaulay (Children’s Nonfiction)
  • A Drop of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder by Walter Wick (Children’s Nonfiction)
  • Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship and Freedom by Tim Tingle (Children)
  • Water, Water by Eloise Greenfield (Children)

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