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Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems
by Kristine O’Connell George

It has been said that a poet is someone who is astonished by everything.

A tiny hummingbird flitting by your patio has decided to build a nest in your ficus tree. You watch as she carries nesting material and positions it just right. She lines her tiny nest with soft cotton, ready for her babies. Get your journal! This is a perfect time to tell the story through poems, a story of the mother hummingbird, her nest, her eggs, her chicks, and the new fledgling hummingbirds.

When little miracles begin to unfold around you, will you be ready, as Kristine O'Connell George's family was? Will you, too, write a poem about each step of the unfolding? Will you illustrate each new step in the miracle?

This beautiful poetic journal will inspire you to appreciate the beauty in nature and then, perhaps, to write about an unfolding event that God drops into your life.

Activities in the Kids Wings Literature Guide:
Hummingbird Crossword Puzzle
Poetry Patterns, Analyzing the Literary Language of the Poems
Stained Glass Hummingbird
ABC Hummingbirds
Comparing Books
Nesting Areas of Five Hummingbirds, A Logic Puzzle

Research Links
Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems

Kristine O'Connell George Hummingbird Nest
12 Tips on How to Attract Hummingbirds by Garth C. Clifford
The Hummingbird Society
Hummingbird Website
Operation Ruby Throat
Hummingbird Projects and Activities

Hummingbird Questions and Answers

Literary Connections:

Toasting Marshmallows by Kristine O'Connell George

The Raft by Jim LaMarche

Hello Ocean by Pam Munoz Ryan, Unit in Book Bridges


"It's going to be a hummer of a summer!" Kristine O'Connell George in Hummingbird Nest


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