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Classification: Mammal

Groups can be encouraged to choose animals of different classes (reptiles, amphibians, mammals, etc.).

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  • Websites


    In-depth profile of coyotes, with facts and videos of them and related species.

    Coyote Facts for Kids

    Provides pictures, information and a video about coyotes.


    Describes what coyotes are, their changing habitat in the Santa Monica Mountains of Southern California, and more.

  • Videos

    Coyote (1:23)

    Narrated video about coyotes; includes a coyote hunting and holding its prey in its mouth. (YouTube)

  • Portal Texts

    Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest

    by Gerald McDermott

    ISBN-13: 978-0152019587 (F&P level: J)

    Coyote Steals the Blanket

    by Janet Stevens

    ISBN-13: 978-0823411290 (F&P level: L)

    Fire Race: A Karuk Coyote Tale

    by Jonathan London and Sylvia Long

    ISBN-13: 978-0811802413 (F&P level: M)
  • Research Books


    by Sheila Llanas

    ISBN-13: 978-1617835704 (F&P level: Q)

    Coyotes (A New True Book)

    by Emilie Utteg Lepthien

    ISBN-13: 978-0516013312 (F&P level: P)

    Coyotes (Animals of North America)

    by Tammy Gagne

    ISBN-13: 978-1635170900 (F&P level: O)

    Coyotes (Backyard Animals)

    by Christine Webster

    ISBN-13: 978-1619132627

    Coyotes (North American Animals)

    by Joanne Mattern

    ISBN-13: 978-1429679237 (F&P level: M)

    Coyotes (Our Wild World)

    by Julia Vogel

    ISBN-13: 978-1559719834

    Coyotes (Wild Canine Pups)

    by Ruth Strother

    ISBN-13: 978-1617729287 (F&P level: Q)

    Welcome to the World of Coyotes

    by Diane Swanson

    ISBN-13: 978-1552852583
  • E-books on

    Coyote (North American Animals)

    by Chris Bowman

    (F&P level: N)

    Coyotes (Wild Canine Pups)

    by Ruth Strother

    Ruth (F&P level: N)