Did you know that crows can use tools? That’s right, the crows living on New Caledonia, an island north of New Zealand, use plant stems to coax grubs out of logs. Some of these crows even shape plant leaves into useful tools. To learn more about these amazing birds, read CrowSmarts: Inside the Brain of the World’s Brightest Bird by Pamela S. Turner with beautiful photographs by Andy Comins. For fifth-grade students and older.