This 64-page book looks at twenty-one species of North American owls. The author includes chapters on their predatory skills, their courtship rituals, owl babies, and the future prospects for owls. The second half of the book devotes a page to each of the North American owls with watercolor illustrations and a map showing its range. There is a list of owls by family, genus and species, a bibliography, and an index. Grades 4 to 7.