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2019 Finalist: Children’s Science Picture Book

A House in the Sky: And Other Uncommon Animal Homes, by Steve Jenkins. (Illustrated by Robbin Gourley.) Charlesbridge, 2018.

Where do animals make their homes? The sky is the limit! Some kangaroos live in trees. Some fish make their homes out of bubbles. And some insects live in books! From underground dwellings to abandoned coconuts, homes vary greatly across animal species. Still, animals—like humans—find safety, warmth, and family wherever they reside.