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Classroom Bibliography : Field Guides and Resources for Insect Care and Butterfly Gardening

Angier, B. 1978. Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants. Stackpole Books: Pennsylvania.

Imes, R. 1992. The Practical Entomologist. Fireside Books: New York.

Opler, P.A. and V. Malikul. 1992. A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies. Houghton Mifflin.

Penn, Linda. 1983. Young Scientists Explore Butterflies and Moths. Good Apple, Inc.: Carthage, IL. Activity workbook designed for primary grades. Promotes observational skills and covers complete life cycle of butterflies and moths.

Peterson, L.A. 1977. Edible Wild Plants. Houghton Mifflin: Boston.

Schneck, M. 1993. Creating a Butterfly Garden. Simon & Schuster

Stokes, Donald. 1983. A Guide to Observing Insect Lives. Little, Borwn, and Co.: Boston. Good reference book for classrooms. Covers the eight major orders of insects. Organized by seasonal observations.

Stokes, D., L. Stokes, and E. Williams. 1991. The Butterfly Book: An Easy Guide to Butterfly Gardening, Identification, and Behavior. Little, Brown.

Watts, Barrie. 1991. Keeping minibeasts: Caterpillars. Franklin Watts, Inc.: New York. How to raise caterpillars, including instructions for making cages and feeding.

Xerces Society. 1990. Butterfly Gardening: Creating Summer Magic in Your Garden. Sierra Club Books.

Young Entomologists' Society. 1994. A Beginner's Guide to Observing and Collecting Insects. Young Entomologists' Society, Inc.: Michigan. (see address in Organizations section)

Young Entomologists' Society. 1994. Caring for Insect Livestock. Young Entomologists' Society, Inc.: Michigan.

Young Entomologists' Society. 1994. The Insect Identification Guide. Young Entomologists' Society, Inc.: Michigan.

Young Entomologists' Society. 1994. The Insect Study Source Book. Young Entomologists' Society, Inc.: Michigan.

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