Creekfinding: A True Story by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
This picture book is a heartening story of an ecosystem that is restored in Iowa. A creek that was full of life becomes buried under fields of corn. Many years later, a man named Mike looks to find it and bring it back to life. Young readers will be drawn into a mystery full of the wonders of nature, and if that isn’t enough, there are big earth-moving machines involved!