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Children’s Books

All the Way to the Ocean by Joel Harper

Astro: The Steller Sea Lion by Jeanne Walker Harvey

Charlie and Lola: We Are Extremely Very Good Recyclers by Lauren Child

Cuddly Critters for Little Geniuses by Susan and James Patterson

Dolphin’s First Day by Kathleen Zoehfeld

Emi and the Rhino Scientist by Mary Kay Carson

Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

Goodnight Ocean by Mark Jasper

I want to Go Green! But What Does That Mean? by jill Dunn

If a Dolphin Were a Fish by Loran Wlordarski

If Anything Ever Goes Wrong at the Zoo by Mary Jean Hendrick

Life at the Zoo by Michael George

Manatee Winter by Kathleen Zoehfeld

Me…Jane by Patrick McDonnell

One Plastic Bag by Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of Gambia

Primates by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks

Seeds of Change by Jen Cullerton Johnson

The EARTH Book by Todd Parr

The Watcher by Jeanette Winter

World Without Fish by Mark Kurlansky

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Bees! By Alex Woolf

Z is for Zookeeper by Marie and Roland Smith

Classroom Lesson Plans
Use these lesson plans in your classroom before you visit the Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park!

Lessons for Grades K - 2

Use the following lesson plans for your classroom before your visit! Click on the lesson plan below for access.


Ocean Animal Sorting (K)


Sherry Swims Through Plastic (K-2)


Recycling Sorting Catalogs (1st-2nd)


Ocean Animal Sorting (2nd)

Shark Sizes (2nd)

Reading Resources
Reading resources for all ages can be found on this list. We update this list periodically so check back soon for more books.



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