• South America

    South America  Stripes

    Select a book below to read, and don't forget to check that book off of your passport as you complete them.

Points and Prizes

  • Each completed book is worth 1 Point.  If students attend the special events at Barbara Bush Library listed on the digital passport, each event is worth 5 Points. The passport will need to be stamped by the public library personnel to be validated. The student with the most points in PK-2, 3-5, and 6-8 grade span will be recognized at the board meeting, and win a tablet and other prizes! 

K-2nd Grade

3th-5th Grade

  •   Jaguar vs. Crocodile

    Jaguar vs. Crocodile

    The dark floor and muddy rivers of the rainforest are perfect for hunting, and the jaguar and crocodile both stalk their prey with ease. But which animal is the fiercest of the ecosystem?

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  •  Mountain Lions

    Mountain Lions

    Mountain lions once prowled all across North and South America, from Canada to Chile. But as people crowded into the big cats’ habitat, mountain lions were forced into smaller areas.

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  •  Adorable But Deadly Creatures

    Adorable But Deadly Creatures

    With big eyes and ears and colorful bodies, a lot of creatures in nature look very cute. But don’t be fooled by their adorable appearance. When provoked, these animals can easily injure or kill a person.

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  •  The Life Cycle of Insects

    The Life Cycle of Insects

    How do insects reproduce? What is molting? How do insects protect themselves? Expand your knowledge of these fascinating invertebrates in this amazing book!

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6th-8th Grade

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    Anacondas: On the Hunt

    Anacondas coil their massive bodies around animals, squeezing them to death. Discover more about this mighty predator and its role in a healthy ecosystem.

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  •  Jaguars


    A jaguar watches silently from a ran forest tree as prey draws near below. When the jaguar leaps, it’s too late for the prey to escape. The jaguar has its lunch. Learn more about these stealthy cats.

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  •  Ocelot


    With its narrow body and spotted fur, the Ocicat has a wild appearance but a friendly attitude. Discover how ocicats were bred and how to take care of these curious cats when you make one your pet.

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  •  Galapagos Penguins

    Galapagos Penguins

    Many people think penguins live only in cold, icy places. But the Galapagos penguins live in the blazing heat of the tropics. While this may seem like paradise, the Galapagos penguins are always on the lookout for ways to stay cool and comfortable.

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