Books for a Better Planet

A List for Eco-Friendly Humans In Grades 6 and Up

J Non-Fiction

J174 ROCKLIFF Get Real
J 333.7209 RAO One Earth: People of Color Protecting Our Planet
J333.91 MULDER Every Last Drop: Bringing Clean Water Home
J338.1097 CHEVAT Omnivore's Dilemma, The: The Secrets Behind What You Eat
J 363.738 MINOGLIO Our World Out of Balance : Understanding Climate Change and What We Can Do
J551.6 CHERRY How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming
J598.072 HOOSE Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95
J 599.638 ANDERSON Giraffe Extinction: Using Science and Technology to Save the Gentle Giants
J 712 MULDER Going Wild: Helping Nature Thrive In Cities

Non Fiction

306.4 LEONARD The Story Of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health--and A Vision for Change
394.12 POLLAN Omnivore's Dilemma, The: A Natural History of Four Meals
590 MONTGOMERY How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
613 POLLAN In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
970.0049 GILIO-WHITAKER As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock

J Fiction

J ALLEN Line Tender, The
J HIGUERA Last Cuentista, The
J RHODES Paradise on Fire

J Picture Books

PBK Classic (CARSON) Silent Spring

Young Adult

YA 363.7285 KALLEN Trashing the Planet: Examining Our Global Garbage Glut
YA 363.738 KLEIN How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other
YA 615.925 COOPER Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation
YA 641.5636 FRESTON The Book of Veganish : The Ultimate Guide to Easing Into a Plant-Based, Cruelty-Free, Awesomely Delicious Way to Eat, with 70 Easy Recipes Anyone Can Make


Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines (Overdrive/ Digital Format )