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Booklist: Home Tweet Home – Which Nest Is Best?

Whose Nest is Best: A Lift-the-Flap Book, by Heidi E.Y. Stemple and Gareth Lucas (0-4). Little fingers can raise flaps to reveal which bird belongs in each nest in this colorful book for young birdwatchers. Fiction.

The Best Nest, by P. D. Eastman (3-7). A classic tale in which Mr. and Mrs. Bird search for the perfect place to hatch a family, only to realize their original nest is best. Fiction.

A Nest is Noisy, by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long (4-8). Animal habitats and behavior are examined with lyrical language and sumptuous illustrations. Nonfiction.

Nesting, by Henry Cole (4-8). Follow along with detailed black-and-white illustrations that feature bold pops of blue as two robins build a nest and teach young readers the life cycle of birds. Nonfiction.

Real Pigeons Nest Hard (Real Pigeons #3), by Andrew McDonald (8-12). Crime-fighting pigeons tackle several cases while searching for their perfect new nest in the third of this illustrated chapter book series. Fiction.

The Nest, by Kenneth Oppel (10+). A wasp queen promises Steve she can heal his sick sibling, but what will it cost Steve in the process? A truly chilling middle grade story. Fiction.