In Alex Van Tol’s “Aliens Among Us” she identifies more than 50 species of alien animals and plants living in British Columbia. This nonfiction book captivates readers with the help of detailed photographs and quirky cartoons while sharing how each specie came to British Columbia and how they are effecting our environment. Each specie is defined as either risky, pushy, greedy, nasty, or deadly to British Columbia's surroundings. Aliens Among Us if filled with a variety of text features and fun facts for students to explore. This book is an optimal resource for cross curricular opportunities throughout the British Columbia Curriculum. The strongest cross curricular subjects that can be used are language arts and science. Throughout language arts, students can study different forms and functions of text, while focusing on reading strategies, and comprehension. In science, biodiversity and how living things respond and live in their environment are just two of the many related content that can be used throughout British Columbia's curriculum. Can be easily adapted towards many environments!