Where Have All the Birds Gone?: Nature in Crisis

Birds are disappearing. Birds are nature's essential workers, and they are crucial members of ecosystems around the world. Hummingbirds pollinate our flowers; cardinals munch on beetles,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 639.9/78
  • Copyright: 2022


“Reading this book should be a must for all. Birds as a part of nature must be preserved, and this book is a very good start for learning about the problems they face.” –Children’s Literature View →


“Scientist and naturalist Hirsch uses a clear and straightforward style to describe factors leading to the loss of three billion North American birds since 1970 and the meaning of such a catastrophic loss to the environment. . . . [E]asy to read and understand on many levels,… View →


“Coverage of each topic smoothly incorporates history, science, case studies, and/or work being done to address the problem. . . . It’s impossible to read this and not recognize the seriousness of the problem, but Hirsch also highlights birds’ resilience when given a… View →


“This pithy book more than fulfills its promise to introduce readers to the importance of birds, the state of avian research, and how they can contribute to birds’ well-being. . . . Well-informed inspiration.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews View →