The Young Birder's Guide to Birds of North America (Peterson Field Guides).
By: Bill Thompson III.
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.Covering 300 of the most common birds in all of the United States and Canada, "The Young Birder's Guide to Birds of North America" is loaded with color photographs, drawings showing typical behaviors, range maps, an easy-to-use checklist, fun facts, and authoritative information about each bird, its vocalizations, and its habitat.
While other field guides might overwhelm kids who are new to birding, "The Young Birder's Guide to Birds of North America" was created with help from kids. Bill Thompson's own son and daughter and their elementary school classes helped select the content. Kid tested, kid approved!