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The books listed below are ones I believe you will find most useful but please E-mail me at jhammond@olypen.com with any suggestions you may have to add or change it.

Pick a book below that you may want to buy and click on the link below it to go to amazon.com bookstore where you will be able to order it on-line. Generally, I have listed the least expensive book which is a paperback in many cases.

For Amateur Scientists-

Ants>

The Identification Guide to the Ant Genera of the World; B. Bolton; 1994; Hardcover; $65.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0674442806/gardenersinsecthA

Arachnids>

All About Tarantulas; Covers insect rearing information.; D. Lund; 1977; Hardcover; $11.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0876669097/gardenersinsecthA

Artificial Diets for Insects, Mites and Spiders; S. Pritam; 1977; Hardcover; $95.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0306651696/gardenersinsecthA

Familiar Insects and Spiders of North America (Audubon Society Pocket Guides); J. Farrand, Audubon Society; Paperback; $8.10

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0394757920/gardenersinsecthA

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders; L.J. Milne, et al; Hardcover; $17.10

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0394507630/gardenersinsecthA

Tarantulas and Other Arachnids: Everything About Selection, Care, Nutrition, Health, Breeding, Behavior (Complete Pet Owner's Manual); S. D. Marshall, L. Barghusen; Paperback; $6.25

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0812093151/gardenersinsecthA

Bees>

Dragonfly, Beetle, Butterfly, Bee; M. Koch; Hardcover; $27.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0002251116/gardenersinsecthA

Honeybees (Insect Discovery Library); J.P. Rowan; Library binding; $13.27

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0865932905/gardenersinsecthA

Beetles>

Dragonfly, Beetle, Butterfly, Bee; M. Koch; Hardcover; $27.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0002251116/gardenersinsecthA

Field Guide to Beetles of North America, Vol. 29; R.E. White; Paperback; $15.26

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0395339537/gardenersinsecthA

Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorn Beetles; 1996; D. Yanega; Paperback; $15.00

Illinois Natural History Survey

Bizarre Insects>

Bizarre Insects (Weird and Wacky Science);M.J. Anderson; Library binding; $16.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0894906135/gardenersinsecthA

Butterflies and Moths>

Butterflies (The Insect Discovery Library); L.M. Stone; Library binding; $13.27

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0865932883/gardenersinsecthA

Butterflies and Moths (Peterson First Guide); P.A. Opler, A.B. Wright

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0395670721/gardenersinsecthA

Butterflies of Houston and SE Texas; J.L. Tveten and G. Tveten; 1996; Paperback

Univ. of Texas Press, Austin; ISBN 0-292-78143-1

Butterflies of North America: A Natural History and Field Guide; J.A. Scott; Paperback; $31.46

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0804720134/gardenersinsecthA

Butterfly Book: An Easy Guide to Butterfly Gardening, Identification and Behavior; D. & L. Stokes and E. Williams; Paperback; 1st Edit.; 1991; $11.65

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0316817805/gardenersinsecthA

California Butterflies Vol 51; J.S. Garth, et al; Paperback; $12.55

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0520053893/gardenersinsecthA

Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies (Take-along Guide); M. Boring, L. Garrow; Hardcover; $8.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1559714794/gardenersinsecthA

Dragonfly, Beetle, Butterfly, Bee; M. Koch; Hardcover; $27.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0002251116/gardenersinsecthA

Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (Peterson Field Guide); C.V. Covell; Paperback; $16.16

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0395361001/gardenersinsecthA

Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guide); J.W. Tilden, et al; Paperback; $17.06

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=039541654X/gardenersinsecthA

How to Raise the Monarch Butterfly; S. Spooner; 1987; Paperback; $5.35

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0318225093/gardenersinsecthA

Keeping Minibeasts: Butterflies and Moths; B. Watts; 1991; School binding; $15.57

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0531141608/gardenersinsecthA

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Butterflies; R.M. Pyle; Hardcover; $17.10

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0394519140/gardenersinsecthA

Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North America; A.B. Wright

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0395564999/gardenersinsecthA

Cockroachs>

The Compleat Cockroach: A Comprehensive Guide to the Most Despised (and least understood) Creature on Earth; D.G. Gordon; Paperback; Oct 1996; $10.75

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0898158532/gardenersinsecthA

Crickets>

Keeping Minibeasts: Grasshoppers and Crickets; B. Watts; 1991; School binding; $17.30

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0531141616/gardenersinsecthA

Dragonflies>

Dragonfly, Beetle, Butterfly, Bee; M. Koch; Hardcover; $27.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0002251116/gardenersinsecthA

Entomology>

The Practical Entomologist; R. Imes; Paperback; $13.50

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0671746952/gardenersinsecthA

Fireflies>

Fire Bug Connection: An Ecological Mystery; J.C. George; Paperback; $4.05

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0064404749/gardenersinsecthA

Flight>

The Evolution of Insect Flight; A.K. Brodsky; 1994; Hardcover; $98.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0198546815/gardenersinsecthA

The Simple Science of Flight: From Insects to Jumbo Jets; H. Tennekes; Hardcover; $16.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0262201054/gardenersinsecthA

Garden Pests>

Ball Pest & Disease Manual: Disease, Insect and Mite Control on Flower and Foliage Crops; C.C. Powell, R.K. Lindquist; 2nd Edit., Ball Pub.; Hardcover; $?

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1883052130/gardenersinsecthA

Common Sense Pest Control: Least Toxic Solutions for Your Home Garden, Pets and Community (1991); W. Olkowski, et al.; Hardcover; $31.96

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0942391632/gardenersinsecthA

Controlling Lawn & Garden Insects (1987); Ortho Books

Check where Ortho books are sold.

Control of Insects on Deciduous Fruits & Trees in the Home Orchard Without Insecticides; USDA; Paperback;$6.29

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=9997515676/gardenersinsecthA

Destructive and Useful Insects: Their Habits and Control; R.L. Metcalf, R.A. Metcalf; Hardcover; $79.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0070416923/gardenersinsecthA

Garden Pests and Diseases (1993); Sunset Magazine; Paperback; $8.99

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0376033029/gardenersinsecthA

Gardener's Bug Book: Earth-Safe Insect Control; B. Pleasant; Paperback; $8.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0882666096/gardenersinsecthA

Good Bugs for Your Garden; A.M. Starcher; Hardcover; $9.85

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=156512071X/gardenersinsecthA

An Illustrated Guide to Organic Gardening; Sunset Books; Paperback

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0376035625/gardenersinsecthA

Insect (Eyewitness Books); L. Mound; Hardcover; $17.10

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0679804412/gardenersinsecthA

Insect Pests; Zim & Fichter, Hardcover; $22.60

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0307635341/gardenersinsecthA

Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs; W.T. Johnson, H.H. Lyon; Hardcover; $57.50

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0801426022/gardenersinsecthA

Insects Through the Seasons; G. Waldbauer; Hardcover; $22.46

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=067445488X/gardenersinsecthA

Natural Insect Control: The Ecological Gardener's Guide to Foiling Pests; Ed. Schultz, Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Paperback; $7.15

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0945352832/gardenersinsecthA

Orchard Pest Management: A Resource Guide for the Pacific Northwest (1993); Beers, E.H., et al; Paperback; $35.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0963065939/gardenersinsecthA

The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control: A Complete Problem-Solving Guide to Keeping Your Garden & Yard Healthy; B.W. Ellis, et al; Paperback; $16.16

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0875967531/gardenersinsecthA

Pest Control for Home Garden: The Safest and Most Effective Methods for You and the Environment; M. Hansen, et al; Hardcover; $20.66

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0890434239/gardenersinsecthA

Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs: An IPM Guide (1994); Dreistadt, S.H., et al; Pub. 3359, Univ. of Calif.; Paperback; $32.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=187990618X/gardenersinsecthA

Pests of the Garden and Small Farm: A Guide to Using Less Pesticide (1990); M.L. Flint, Univ. of Calif.; Paperback; $30.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0931876893/gardenersinsecthA

Rodale's Color Handbook of Garden Insects (1979), A. Carr; Paperback; $15.26

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0878574603/gardenersinsecthA

Shepherd's Purse: Organic Pest Control Handbook; Pest Publications; $8.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0913990981/gardenersinsecthA

General Information>

California Insects; J.A. Powell, C.L. Hogue; Paperback; $15.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0520037820/gardenersinsecthA

Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies (Take-along Guide); M. Boring, L. Garrow; Hardcover; $8.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1559714794/gardenersinsecthA

The Encyclopedia of Insects; C. O'Toole; Hardcover; $26.96

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0816013586/gardenersinsecthA

Field Guide to Insects of America North of Mexico (Peterson Field Guide); D. J. Borror; Paperback; $14.35

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0395185238/gardenersinsecthA

Field Guide to Texas Critters; W. Zak; Paperback; $10.75

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0878336125/gardenersinsecthA

How to Collect and Preserve Insects; K. Methven, M. Jeffords, R. Weinzierl and K. McGiffen; 1995; $6.00

Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL, ISBN 0888-9546

The Insect Study Sourcebook: An International Entomology Resource Guide; List of insect zoos, butterfly houses, insect and spider study products and services.; 1994

Young Entomologist Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2253, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbug@aol.com; Paperback; $11.50

Insects and Flowers: The Biology of a Partnership (Princeton Science Library); F. Barth, et al; Paperback; $15.26

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0691025231/gardenersinsecthA

Insects of the Great Lakes Region (Great Lakes Environment Series); G.A. Dunn; Paperback; $17.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0472065157/gardenersinsecthA

Insects of North America (Science Nature Guide); Dr. McGavin, et al; Hardcover; $11.65

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1571450173/gardenersinsecthA

An Instant Guide to Insects; P. Forey; Hardcover; $4.99

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=051763547X/gardenersinsecthA

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders; L.J. Milne, et al; Hardcover; $17.10

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0394507630/gardenersinsecthA

Peterson First Guide to Insects of North America; C. Leahy, R.E. White; Paperback; $4.45

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0395356407/gardenersinsecthA

Simon & Schuster's Guide to Insects; R.H. Arnett; Paperback; $13.50

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0671250140/gardenersinsecthA

Grasshoppers>

Grasshoppers (Insect Discovery Library); J.P. Rowan; Library binding; $13.27

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0865932867/gardenersinsecthA

Identification>

The Insect Identification Guide; Basic classification and identification methods, essential insect anatomy and biology, key recognition features for important insect orders and families (including immature and aquatic insects), cross-referenced lists to insect common and scientific names and resource material.

Young Entomologist Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2253, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbug@aol.com; Paperback; $9.50

How to Know the Immature Insects; H.F. Chu; Paperback; $17.50

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0697048063/gardenersinsecthA

Immature Insects; S.W. Stehr; Hardcover; Vol 1, Mar 1987; $129.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0840337027/gardenersinsecthA

Immature Insects; F.W. Stehr; Hardcover; Vol 2, Oct 1991; $229.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0840346395/gardenersinsecthA

Insects of the Los Angeles Basin; C.L. Hogue; 1992; Paperback; $27.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0938644297/gardenersinsecthA

Learning About Living With Insects of the Southwest: How to Identify Helpful, Harmful and Venomous Insects; F. Werner & C.E. Olson; Paperback; Nov 1994; $11.65

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1555610609/gardenersinsecthA

Immature Insects>

How to Know the Immature Insects; H.F. Chu; Paperback; $17.50

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0697048063/gardenersinsecthA

Immature Insects; S.W. Stehr; Hardcover; Vol 1, Mar 1987; $129.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0840337027/gardenersinsecthA

Immature Insects; F.W. Stehr; Hardcover; Vol 2, Oct 1991; $229.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0840346395/gardenersinsecthA

Ladybugs>

Ladybirds; M.E.N. Majerus; Harper Collins Publishers; 1994; Paperback

ISBN=000-219935-1

Ladybug; T. Pouyanne; Library binding; $18.60

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0472065157/gardenersinsecthA

Ladybugs (The Insect Discovery Library); J.P. Rowan; Library binding; $13.27

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0865932913/gardenersinsecthA

Metamorphosis>

Insect Metamorphosis: From Egg to Adult; R. Goor, N. Goor; School & Library binding; $13.45

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0689314450/gardenersinsecthA

Insects: Life Cycles and the Seasons; J. Brackenbury; Paperback; $17.96

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0713725982/gardenersinsecthA

Millipedes>

Keeping Minibeasts: Woodlice and Millipedes; B. Watts; School binding; $17.30

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0531141624/gardenersinsecthA

Mites>

Artificial Diets for Insects, Mites and Spiders; S. Pritam; 1977; Hardcover; $95.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0306651696/gardenersinsecthA

Nature Watching>

Bagging Big Bugs: How to Identify, Collect and Display the Largest and Most Colorful Insects of the Rocky Mountain Region; B. Kondratieff and W. Crenshaw; Paperback; $15.26; 1995

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1555911781/gardenersinsecthA

Beginner's Guide to Observing and Collecting Insects; Covers basic insect biology, preparations for observing and collecting insects, looking for insects, making an insect collection, interacting with insect enthusiasts, youth scholarships and careers in entomology.

Young Entomologist Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2253, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbug@aol.com;Paperback; $10.50

Collecting, Preserving and Studying Insects; H. Oldroyd; 1970

ISBN 0090236637/ Check used book stores for out of print copies.

Investigating Nature Through Outdoor Projects; V. Brown; 1983; Paperback; $14.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0811722139/gardenersinsecthA

Methods for Collecting, Preserving and Studying Insects and Allied Forms; Australian Entomological Society; Publ.#3; Paperback; $29.00; 1995

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0646045695/gardenersinsecthA

Nature Watching/Book, Tweezers, Insect Observatory, Brush, Scoop, Inspection Dish and Animal Charts; P. Sterry; Calendar; $17.96

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1561382132/gardenersinsecthA

Guide to Observing Insect Lives, Vol. 1; D.W. Stokes; Paperback; $13.45

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0316817279/gardenersinsecthA

Photography>

Close-up Photography (The Kodak Workshop Series); Eastman Kodak Co.; Dec. 1989; Paperback; $10.80

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0879856084/gardenersinsecthA 

How to Photograph Insects and Spiders (How to Photograph); L. West, J. Ridl; Paperback; $15.26

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0811724530/gardenersinsecthA 

Still Life With Insects (A Graywolf Discovery); B. Kiteley; Paperback;$7.20

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=155597189X/gardenersinsecthA

Rearing Information>

Adventures With Insects; Covers insect rearing information.; R. Headstrom; 1982; Paperback; $7.80

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0486219550/gardenersinsecthA

Artificial Diets for Insects, Mites and Spiders; S. Pritam; 1977; Hardcover; $95.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0306651696/gardenersinsecthA

Caring for Insect Livestock: An Insect Rearing Manual (1995)

Young Entomological Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2553, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbugs@aol.com;Papeback; $10.50

Keeping Minibeasts: Butterflies and Moths; B. Watts; 1991; School binding; $15.57

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0531141608/gardenersinsecthA

Keeping Minibeasts: Grasshoppers and Crickets; B. Watts; 1991; School binding; $17.30

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0531141616/gardenersinsecthA

Keeping Minibeasts: Woodlice and Millipedes; B. Watts; School binding; $17.30

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0531141624/gardenersinsecthA

Pet Bugs: A Kid's Guide to Catching and Keeping Touchable Insects; S. Kneidel; 1994; Paperback; $9.85

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=047131188X/gardenersinsecthA

Pets in a Jar; S. Simon; 1987; Paperback; $5.39

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0140491864/gardenersinsecthA

Science Fair Experiments>

Organizing Bug Days and Insect Fairs; Shows how to organize a "bug day" or "insect fair" at a park, nature center, museum, school or daycare center. Includes initial planning to followup after the event is over. Also hundreds of planning tips, activity ideas, resources, ready-to-use reproducible handouts and an extensive bibliography.; Paperback; $9.50

Young Entomologist Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2253, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbug@aol.com;Paperback; $11.50

Project B.U.G.S. (Level 1); Manual for teaching ages 3 - 12 about insects. Includes teaching goals and techniques, special needs of youth, 14 insect study lesson topics, hundreds of project and activity suggestions, resource lists and references.

Young Entomologist Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2253, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbug@aol.com;Paperback; $11.50

Entomology: High-School Science Fair Experiments; H.S. Dashefsky; Paperback; $11.65

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=007015662X/gardenersinsecthA

The Insect Almanac: A Year Round Activity Guide; M. Busso; 1992; Paperback; $9.85

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0806974559/gardenersinsecthA

Insect Biology: 49 Science Fair Projects (Science Fair Projects Series); S. Dashefsky; Paperback; $9.85

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0830640320/gardenersinsecthA

Scorpions>

Learning About & Living With Insects of the Southwest: How to Identify Helpful, Harmful and Venomous Insects; F.G. Werner, et al; Paperback; $11.65

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1555610609/gardenersinsecthA

Scorpions and Venomous Insects of the Southwest; E.D. Stoops, et al; Paperback; $9.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0914846876/gardenersinsecthA

Spiders>

Familiar Insects and Spiders of North America (Audubon Society Pocket Guides); J. Farrand, Audubon Society; Paperback; $8.10

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0394757920/gardenersinsecthA

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders; L.J. Milne, et al; Hardcover; $17.10

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0394507630/gardenersinsecthA

The Natural History of Spiders; Ken and Rod Preston-Mafham; 1997; $35.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1-85223-966-2/gardenersinsecthA

Tarantulas>

All About Tarantulas; Covers insect rearing information.; D. Lund; 1977; Hardcover; $11.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0876669097/gardenersinsecthA

Tarantulas of Texas; R.G. Breene, D.A. Dean, J.C. Kokendolpher and B.H. Reger; 1996; $10.00

American Tarantula Society, Artesia, N.M.

Wasps>

Wasps; S.A. Johnson, et al; Library binding; $19.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0822514605/gardenersinsecthA

Woodlice>

Keeping Minibeasts: Woodlice and Millipedes; B. Watts; School binding; $17.30

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0531141624/gardenersinsecthA

Yellowjackets>

Yellowjackets; E.S. Ross; Library binding; $22.50

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1567660177/gardenersinsecthA

Zoos>

The Insect Study Sourcebook: An International Entomology Resource Guide; List of insect zoos, butterfly houses, insect and spider study products and services.; 1994

Young Entomologist Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2253, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbug@aol.com; Paperback; $11.50

For Fishermen-

Aquatic Insects>

An Angler's Guide to Aquatic Insects and Their Imitations; R. Hafele and S. Roederer; 1995; Paperback; $14.35

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1-55566-161-0/gardenersinsecthA

Aquatic Insects of North America; R. Merritt; Dec. 1996; Paperback; $78.69

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0787232408/gardenersinsecthA

The Fisherman's and Ecologists' Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives; W.P. McCafferty; Paperback; $50.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0867200170/gardenersinsecthA

An Illustrated Guide to the Mountain Stream Insects of Colorado; J.V. Ward, et al; Paperback; $10.75

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0870812602/gardenersinsecthA

An Introduction to Aquatic Insects of North America; R.W. Merritt, K.W. Cummins; Paperback; $69.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0840375883/gardenersinsecthA

The Natural History of Aquatic Insects; L.C. Miall; 1912; MacMillan Co., NY; Binding?

Try a used bookstore; out of print.

Trout Stream Insects: An Orvis Streamside Guide; R. Pobst; Paperback; $15.26

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1558210679/gardenersinsecthA

Tying and Fishing the Nymph; T. Price; Paperback; $17.96

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0713725958/gardenersinsecthA

Underwater Flies for Trout; T. Fuller, D. C. Dewhurst; Hardcover; $22.46

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0070226342/gardenersinsecthA

Water Insects (A Lerner Natural Science Book); S.A. Johnson, et al; Library binding; $21.50

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0822514893/gardenersinsecthA

For Gardeners-

Ball Pest & Disease Manual: Disease, Insect and Mite Control on Flower and Foliage Crops; C.C. Powell, R.K. Lindquist; 2nd Edit., Ball Pub.; Hardcover; $?

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1883052130/gardenersinsecthA

Common Sense Pest Control: Least Toxic Solutions for Your Home Garden, Pets and Community (1991); W. Olkowski, et al.; Hardcover; $31.96

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0942391632/gardenersinsecthA

Controlling Lawn & Garden Insects (1987); Ortho Books

Check where Ortho books are sold.

Control of Insects on Deciduous Fruits & Trees in the Home Orchard Without Insecticides; USDA; Paperback;$6.29

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=9997515676/gardenersinsecthA

Garden Pests and Diseases (1993); Sunset Magazine; Paperback; $8.99

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0376033029/gardenersinsecthA

Gardener's Bug Book: Earth-Safe Insect Control; B. Pleasant; Paperback; $8.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0882666096/gardenersinsecthA

Good Bugs for Your Garden; A.M. Starcher; Hardcover; $9.85

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=156512071X/gardenersinsecthA

An Illustrated Guide to Organic Gardening; Sunset Books; Paperback

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0376035625/gardenersinsecthA

Insect (Eyewitness Books); L. Mound; Hardcover; $17.10

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0679804412/gardenersinsecthA

Insect Pests; Zim & Fichter, Hardcover; $22.60

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0307635341/gardenersinsecthA

Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs; W.T. Johnson, H.H. Lyon; Hardcover; $57.50

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0801426022/gardenersinsecthA

Insects Through the Seasons; G. Waldbauer; Hardcover; $22.46

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=067445488X/gardenersinsecthA

Natural Insect Control: The Ecological Gardener's Guide to Foiling Pests; Ed. Schultz, Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Paperback; $7.15

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0945352832/gardenersinsecthA

Orchard Pest Management: A Resource Guide for the Pacific Northwest (1993); Beers, E.H., et al; Paperback; $35.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0963065939/gardenersinsecthA

The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control: A Complete Problem-Solving Guide to Keeping Your Garden & Yard Healthy; B.W. Ellis, et al; Paperback; $16.16

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0875967531/gardenersinsecthA

Pest Control for Home Garden: The Safest and Most Effective Methods for You and the Environment; M. Hansen, et al; Hardcover; $20.66

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0890434239/gardenersinsecthA

Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs: An IPM Guide (1994); Dreistadt, S.H., et al; Pub. 3359, Univ. of Calif.; Paperback; $32.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=187990618X/gardenersinsecthA

Pests of the Garden and Small Farm: A Guide to Using Less Pesticide (1990); M.L. Flint, Univ. of Calif.; Paperback; $30.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0931876893/gardenersinsecthA

Rodale's Color Handbook of Garden Insects (1979), A. Carr; Paperback; $15.26

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0878574603/gardenersinsecthA

Shepherd's Purse: Organic Pest Control Handbook; Pest Publications; $8.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0913990981/gardenersinsecthA

Western Garden Problem Solver; Sunset Publications; $19.96

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0376061324/gardenersinsecthA

For Kids-

Bees, Wasps and Ants (A Golden Junior Guide); G.S. Fichter, K. Kest; Hardcover; $6.30

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0307114341/gardenersinsecthA

Entomology: High-School Science Fair Experiments; H.S. Dashefsky; Paperback; $11.65

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=007015662X/gardenersinsecthA

Extremely Weird Insects; S. Lovett, et al; Paperback; $5.35

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1562612832/gardenersinsecthA 

Golden Book of Insects and Spiders; L. Pringle, J. Spence; Hardcover; $7.15

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0307158543/gardenersinsecthA

How Far Can a Butterfly Fly?, First Questions and Answers About Bugs (Time-Life Library); Hardcover; $13.45

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0783508824/gardenersinsecthA

How to Draw Insects; C. Smith; Hardcover; $15.54

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0836817109/gardenersinsecthA

Insect Biology: 49 Science Fair Projects (Science Fair Projects Series); S. Dashefsky; Paperback; $9.85

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0830640320/gardenersinsecthA

Insects (Peterson Field Guide Coloring Book); R.M. Pyle, K. Kest; Paperback; $5.35

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0395670888/gardenersinsecthA

Insects: A Guide to Familiar American Insects (Golden Guides); H.S. Zim, et al; Paperback; $6.25

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=030724055X/gardenersinsecthA

Insects Around the House (Creatures All Around Us); D.M. Souza; Library binding; $19.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0876144385/gardenersinsecthA

Insects in the Garden (Creature All Around Us); D.M. Souza; Library binding; $19.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0876144393/gardenersinsecthA

Insects: Over 300 Fun Facts for Curious Kids; M. Marr, P. Mirocha; Hardcover; $6.30

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0307113248/gardenersinsecthA

Insect Stickers and Seals: 80 Full-Color Pressure-Sensitive Design; J. Sovak, J. Soval; Paperback; $3.56

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0486282279/gardenersinsecthA

Insects (Under the Microscope); J. Woodward; Jan. 1997; Hardcover; $16.74

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0836816048/gardenersinsecthA

I Wonder Why Spiders Spin Webs: And Other Questions About Creepy Crawlies (I Wonder Why); A. O'Neil, et al; Hardcover; $8.95

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=1856975819/gardenersinsecthA

The Ladybug and Other Insects (First Discovery Book); P. DeBourgoing, et al; Hardcover; $10.75

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0590452355/gardenersinsecthA

Organizing Bug Days and Insect Fairs; Shows how to organize a "bug day" or "insect fair" at a park, nature center, museum, school or daycare center. Includes initial planning to followup after the event is over. Also hundreds of planning tips, activity ideas, resources, ready-to-use reproducible handouts and an extensive bibliography.; Paperback; $9.50

Young Entomologist Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2253, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbug@aol.com;Paperback; $11.50

Pet Bugs: A Kid's Guide to Catching and Keeping Touchable Insects; S. Kneidel, M. Magellan; Paperback; $9.85

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=047131188X/gardenersinsecthA

Project B.U.G.S. (Level 1); Manual for teaching ages 3 - 12 about insects. Includes teaching goals and techniques, special needs of youth, 14 insect study lesson topics, hundreds of project and activity suggestions, resource lists and references.

Young Entomologist Society, 1915 Peggy Place, Lansing, MI 48910-2253, ph/FAX 517-887-0499, E-mail YESbug@aol.com;Paperback; $11.50

The Simple Science of Flight: From Insects to Jumbo Jets; H. Tennekes; Hardcover; $16.00

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0262201054/gardenersinsecthA

Spiders Are Not Insects (Rookie Read-About Science); A. Fowler; Paperback; $3.56

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0516202197/gardenersinsecthA

For Photographers-

How to Photograph Insects and Spiders (How to Photograph); L. West, J. Ridl; Paperback; $15.26

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0811724530/gardenersinsecthA 

Still Life With Insects (A Graywolf Discovery); B. Kiteley; Paperback;$7.20

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=155597189X/gardenersinsecthA


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