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Nonfiction Monday: Bats

Here's a fiction/nonfiction book pair for K-2 about bats just in time for Halloween.

Facts First

Littlelostbat Little Lost Bat
by Sandra Markle (Author)
and Alan Marks (Illustrator)

Reading level: K-2
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

After an owl eats his mother, a baby bat from Bracken Cave is adopted by another bat.

Pair With

BatsatthelibraryBats at the Library
by Brian Lies

Reading level: K-2
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Bats visit the library late at night for storytime in this rhyming picture book.


Learn all about bats at the Bat World Sanctuary.

Find a multitude of bat reading and writing activities at KidZone.

Use these lesson plans for writing a research-based K-3 report on bats.

Print out the Bat Reading, Math and Art Activities at Enchanted Learning.

See a short video of bats at Bracken Cave, the cave where the little lost bat lives.

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