The Life Cycle of a Salmon
By Bobbie Kalman
Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006
A simple and well organized book explaining the five stages of salmon growth. Beautiful water photography and easy to understand text makes this book a wonderful addition to any science library or for the curious reader. This book looks into the lives of a variety of salmon species and outlines all aspects of their lives.
By Nancy Field
Dog-Eared Publications, 1984
The salmon as seen from habitats, life cycles, legends, and the challenges of their environment. A view of all aspects of this interesting and unique species.
Come Back, Salmon: How a Group of Dedicated Kids Adopted Pigeon Creek and Brought it Back to Life
By Molly Cone
Sierra Club Books for Children, 2001
The true story of a group of children who made a difference. The fifth graders at Jackson Elementary School from Everett, Washington worked to clean up Pigeon Creek and make it a place where the salmon would return. Full color photographs chronicle the progress from the dirty, trash-filled creek the children originally found to the return of salmon ready to spawn. Here's proof that kids can make a difference.
Salmon Boy: A Legend of the Sechelt People
(Legends of the Sechelt Nation)
By Donna Joe
Nightwood Publishing, 2001
The Sechelt band of First Nations peoples lives along the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. This is a legend written by a Sechelt member that teaches all about the life cycle of the salmon and the environmental impacts upon salmon.
Fish (Eyewitness Video)
DK Children Studios, 1999
A video look at all varieties of the fish world. Learn more about how they live, eat, reproduce, and survive predators. Discover what science can learn from them and what they have found out. Find out about the strange creatures of the deep that swim upside down, male fish that give birth, and the dangerous and fascinating.
By Ron Hirschi
Carolrhoda Books, 2000
Ages 8 and up
Share this book together to enjoy the wonderful full color pictures of salmon as you read about their anatomy and life cycle. The book is a must for learning the life and science of the unique salmon.