My Best Nest: A Purple Martin Story
For librarians
Purple Martin NestlingsEnemy #1: StarlingEnemy #2: House SparrowMartin HooligansFeeding time!Bird features"My Best Nest," the bookA tale of beginningsBibliographyUseful linksActivities for kidsStudent ExercisesFor librariansAuthor and contributorsBuy the book

Librarians! Invite a Purple-Martin Landlord to storytime to read this book to children, and to talk about being a martin landlord!

Please note this is a casebound book. Copies purchased from the non-profit conservation groups selling the book have been reinforced with library bookguard to ensure the book's hinge provides good circulation service. “My Best Nest: A Purple Martin Story” was created to benefit Purple Martins by introducing children to this wonderful species. Having a copy of the book in public library systems and in elementary schools is a key component of this book project.

To purchase the book contact the participating non-profit conservation organizations.

There is a bibliographic record for the book in WorldCat. If you wish to create your own record, here is the author's suggestion.

010 2008909425

020 01933651482

020 9781933651484



100 Dellinger, Ree (will need to create an authority)

245 My best nest :#ba Purple Martin story /#cwritten and illustrated by Ree Dellinger; photographs by Joe Dellinger and James R. Hill III; endorsed by the Purple Martin Landlords of North Texas.

246 Purple Martin story

246 Best nest, My

260 Dallas, TX :#bP3 Press,#cc2009.


520 The story told in rhyme follows a mother Purple Martin through a day of nest building. A short natural history section is included.

650 Stories in rhyme.

650 Purple martin#xJuvenile fiction.

650 Purple martin#xJuvenile literature.

650 Nest building#xJuvenile fiction.

700 Dellinger, Joe A. (LC authority already exists)

700 Hill, James R.,#d1951- (will need to create an authority)

710 Purple Martin Landlords of North Texas. (will need to create an authority)

710 Purple Martin Conservation Association. (LC authority exists)