A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colbourn, rescued a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.
This book won the Caldecott Medal - for the most distinguished Picture book of the year in 2016 - see the acceptance speech below.
Donkey states, "I yam a donkey!" and a real yam (sweet potato) tries to correct him to say, "I AM a donkey. Find out what happens when the Donkey finally realizes what the yam is!
Bruce is a grumpy bear who likes no one and only eats eggs, but when some eggs he was planning to boil hatch and the gosling believe he is their mother, he must try to make the best of it.
Authurs website: ryanthiggins.com
National Geographic Kids: Canada Goose http://bit.ly.24/jdAg9
Learn about the endangered Whooping Crane and efforts to save the species with aircraft guided bird migration. http://operationmigration.org/