Desert Duets: Jackrabbit Resources

Informational Books:

Desert Babies A-Z by Bill Broyles, photographs by Paul and Joyce Berquist (Rio Nuevo, 2005)

Rabbits, Pikas, and Hares by Sara Swan Miller (Franklin Watts, 2002)

Fiction Books:

From the Southwest Literature Web Site:

Another Tortoise and a Different Hare by Judith Cole, illustrated by Anke Van Dun (Treasure Chest, 1993)

Desert Voices by Byrd Baylor, illustrated by Peter Parnall (Schribner, 1981)

How Jackrabbit Got His Very Long Ears by Heather Irbinskas, illustrated Kenneth J. Spengler (Northland, 1994)

The Tale of Rabbit and Coyote/El cuento del conejo y el coyote by Tony Johnston, illustratred by Tomie dePaola (Putnam, 1994) - lesson plan available

The Tortoise and the Jackrabbit by Susan Lowell, illustrated by Jim Harris (Northland, 1994) - lesson plan available

Web Sites:

ASDM Sonoran Desert Digital Library for Kids: Search Mammals for Black-tailed Jackrabbit

ASDM Sonoran Desert Especially for Kids: "Animal Fact Sheet: Jackrabbit"

Desert USA: The Ultimate Desert Resource: "Jack Rabbits"

Desert USA Video about "Cottontail Rabbits and Jack Rabbits"

Wikipedia: "Black-tailed Jackrabbit"


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Launched: February 2008
Updated: 2 July 2011