Monarch butterflies are famous for their long migration across North America. However, their journey was once a mystery. In this episode of Rosie Reads we’re exploring the mystery of monarch butterfly migration with the book Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery by Meeg Pincus. We’ll discover more about the life of monarch butterflies and who solved the question of their migration in 1976!

While reading Winged Wonders, ask kids these comprehension questions:

  • What do monarch butterflies eat?
  • Who solves the question of monarch butterfly migration?
  • Where do monarch butterflies go?

For our Rosie Reads activity, think of something big you want to solve and who you would want on your team to figure it out? Who do you want to work with? Why? What are some other things your team could do to help the monarch butterflies?