Books for a Better Planet

A List for Eco-Friendly Kids in Grades K Through 5

J Non Fiction

J333.7209 WINTER Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa
J 333.9516 DEBBINK Wild World Handbook, The: How Adventurers, Artists, Scientists - and You - Can Protect the Earth
J363.7288 PAUL One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia
J 363.7387 HERMAN What Is Climate Change?
J 386.244 MCCARTHY All That Trash: The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem with Stuff
J551.462 BURNS Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion
J551.48 PAUL Water Is Water: A Book about the Water Cycle
J 590 MONTGOMERY Becoming a Good Creature
J595.789 BURNS Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey
J 595.789 MOSCO Butterflies Are Pretty... Gross!
J 595.799 MILNER Bee Book, The
J 597.3 WILLIAMS If Sharks Disappeared
J 599.329 PATENT Pika Country: Climate Change at the Top of the World
J 599.674 NEWMAN Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation
J 599.757 REYNOLDS Lion Queens of India, The
J 599.7695 BUHRMAN-DEEVER If You Take Away the Otter
J 599.785 CHERRIX Backyard Bears: Conservation, Habitat Changes, and the Rise of Urban Wildlife
J 599.7695 BUHRMAN-DEEVER If You Take Away the Otter
J633.1809 REYNOLDS Cycle of Rice, Cycle of Life: A Story of Sustainable Farming
J 635 MILLER Michelle's Garden: How the First Lady Planted Seeds of Change
J 636.7088 GROC Conservation Canines: How Dogs Work for the Environment
J 745.5 SMITH Earth-Friendly Crafts For Kids
JB BETSCH, M. Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist Mavynee Betsch
JB Carson R Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement
JB Carson Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World
JB DOUGLAS, M. S. Voice for the Everglades, A: Marjory Stoneman Douglas
JB JUST, E. E. Vast Wonder of the World, The: Biologist Ernest Everett Just
JB MAATHAI, W. Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya
JB SING, T. Mountain Chef: How One Man Lost His Groceries, Changed His Plans, and Helped Cook Up the National Park Service
JB THUNBERG, G. Who Is Greta Thunberg?
JB TURNER, C. H. Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

J Fiction

J HIGUERA Last Cuentista, The

J Picture Books

JPB CHERRY Great Kapok Tree, The: A Tale of the Amazon RainForest
JPB COLLARD Beaver and Otter Get Along...Sort of
Sp JPB G Señorita Mariposa
JPB HALL Honeybee, The
JPB JOYNER Stand Up! Speak Up!: A Story Inspired by the Climate Change Revolution
JPB KROLL Butterfly Boy
JPB LINDSTROM We Are Water Protectors
JPB MARTIN Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table
JPB RITTER Something Wonderful
JPB SOLOY Etty Darwin and the Four Pebble Problem
JPB SORELL We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga
JPB STURGELL Except Antarctica
JPB TENASCO Nibi’s Water Song

Other (Digital Formats, etc.)

(Overdrive digital format) I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon