Earth Day

Celebrate and educate for Earth Day with these great titles.

Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch Cover Image
By Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101996294
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 13th, 2021

This heartfelt picture book biography illustrated by the Caldecott Honoree Ekua Holmes, tells the story of MaVynee Betsch, an African American opera singer turned environmentalist and the legacy she preserved.


Zonia's Rain Forest Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536208450
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

A heartfelt, visually stunning picture book from Caldecott Honor and Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Juana Martinez-Neal illuminates a young girl’s day of play and adventure in the lush rain forest of Peru.


The Big Beach Cleanup Cover Image
By Charlotte Offsay, Katie Rewse (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807508015
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 23rd, 2021

Cora is excited to enter the local sandcastle-building contest--until the contest is canceled due to litter at the beach. Determined to help save their favorite place, Cora and Mama get to work picking up the single-use plastics that have washed onto the shore. It will take more than four hands to clean up the beach, but Cora is just getting started.


We Are Water Protectors Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal
#1 New York Times Bestseller

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption
a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade.


Cougar Crossing: How Hollywood's Celebrity Cougar Helped Build a Bridge for City Wildlife Cover Image
By Meeg Pincus, Alexander Vidal (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534461857
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Published: Beach Lane Books - February 2nd, 2021

Discover the amazing true story of P-22, the wild cougar living in Los Angeles, in this inspiring picture book.

P-22, the famed “Hollywood Cougar,” was born in a national park near Los Angeles, California.


Don't Let Them Disappear Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Gianna Marino (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514329
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Published: Philomel Books - April 2nd, 2019

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted comes a beautiful book about the animals who share our planet--and what we can do to help them survive.


One Little Bag: An Amazing Journey Cover Image
By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338359978
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 7th, 2020

An evocative wordless picture book that is a loving tribute to mindful living on our precious planet.

* "Beautifully effective." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review* "Deeply profound... compelling...


The Berenstain Bears Go Green Cover Image
By Jan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain (Illustrator), Mike Berenstain, Mike Berenstain (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062075505
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Published: HarperFestival - February 26th, 2013

The Berenstain Bears live in a wonderful place filled with green grass, blue skies, and lots of furry friends. But on a fishing trip at the creek, the Bear family discovers that the town dump is overflowing. It's spilling garbage into the water! Can the Berenstain Bears find a pollution solution before their beloved county is filled with garbage?


Explore the water, land, and air around us with this entertaining and informative look at our magnificent planet—and learn how your experiments, activities, and everyday actions can help save the environment. 

This book looks at the wide variety of ecosystems and environmental regions of the Earth, from deserts and forests, to cities and farms, to oceans and ice caps,


Peppa Pig and the Earth Day Adventure Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781536218985
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Published: Candlewick Entertainment - March 9th, 2021

Recycling, a visit to the Botanical Gardens, and a ride in an electric car—it’s all part of Peppa and George’s Earth Day celebration!


The EARTH Book Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316042659
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 17th, 2010

"I take care of the earth because I know I can do little things every day to make a BIG difference..."


One Earth Cover Image
By Eileen Spinelli, Rogério Coelho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781546015390
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Published: WorthyKids - March 3rd, 2020

Celebrate our planet and discover easy ways to take care of it with this picture book that's perfect for budding environmentalists and nature lovers.


My Friend Earth: (Earth Day Books with Environmentalism Message for Kids, Saving Planet Earth, Our Planet Book) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780811879101
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 25th, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with this valentine to our wonderful planet from the Newbery Award–winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall.

Our friend Earth does so many wonderful things! She tends to animals large and small. She pours down summer rain and autumn leaves. She sprinkles whisper-white snow and protects the tiny seeds waiting for spring.


The Earth Gives More Cover Image
By Sue Fliess, Christiane Engel (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807577103
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2019

From leaves falling and becoming fertilizer to raindrops bringing plants to life in the spring, the cycle of every season has something to enjoy. While delighting in all nature offers, we need to remember to respect and treasure the world around us. This sweet rhyming story follows the change in seasons and illustrates how we can all be stewards of the Earth.


I Love the Earth Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316480215
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Published: LB Kids - February 6th, 2018

With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, bestselling author Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this board book.


Arthur Turns Green Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316129237
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 4th, 2014

Celebrated author/illustrator Marc Brown revisits his beloved bestselling character in the first new Arthur picture book in almost ten years!


Every Day Is Earth Day (Ready Jet Go!) Cover Image
By Jordan D. Brown (Adapted by)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781534457225
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Published: Simon Spotlight - March 3rd, 2020

Join Jet Propulsion and his friends as they celebrate Earth in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read based on a popular episode of PBS’s hit show Ready Jet Go!

When Jet learns that humans celebrate Earth Day, he can’t help but wonder, why can’t every day be Earth Day?


Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399167898
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Published: Philomel Books - November 14th, 2017

#1 New York Times bestseller
TIME Magazine Best Book of the Year
NPR Best Book of 2017
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2017


Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years (Our Universe #1) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, David Litchfield (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250108081
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 24th, 2017

A lighthearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the Earth--told from the perspective of the Earth itself!

"Hi, I’m Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome."


Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter to Our Planet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062697349
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 20th, 2018

Winner of the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature

“A splendid marriage of poetry and photography.” —School Library Journal (starred review)


Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees Cover Image
By Franck Prevot, Aurélia Fronty (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781580896276
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Published: Charlesbridge - June 6th, 2017

“Trees are living symbols of peace and hope.” –Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace laureate


How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other Cover Image
By Naomi Klein, Rebecca Stefoff (Adapted by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534474529
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

An empowering, engaging young readers guide to understanding and battling climate change from the expert and bestselling author of This Changes Everything and On Fire, Naomi Klein.

Warmer temperatures. Fires in the Amazon. Superstorms.


Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet Cover Image
By Valentina Camerini, Moreno Giovannoni (Translated by), Veronica Carratello (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534468771
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Published: Aladdin - November 26th, 2019

The inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, a young eco-activist whose persistence sparked a global movement.

You are never too young to make a difference.

Ever since she learned about climate change, Greta Thunberg couldn’t understand why politicians weren’t treating it as an emergency.


We Are All Greta: Be inspired by Greta Thunberg to save the world Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781786276148
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 24th, 2019

"Humans are very adaptable: We can still fix this. But the opportunity to do so will not last for long. We must start today. We have no more excuses" GRETA THUNBERG

Follow in the footsteps of the Swedish teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize candidate in We Are All Greta and join the global mission to save our planet from climate change.


Who Is Greta Thunberg? (Who HQ Now) Cover Image
By Jill Leonard, Who HQ, Manuel Gutierrez (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593225677
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 1st, 2020

The inspiring story of a young Swedish schoolgirl who sparked a worldwide revolution, told in a new Who HQ Now format for trending topics.


This Little Environmentalist: A Love-the-Earth Primer Cover Image
By Joan Holub, Daniel Roode (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534475588
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Published: Little Simon - March 30th, 2021

Learn all about big leaders who love and protect the Earth in this engaging and inspiring board book perfect for environmentalists-in-training!

Now even the youngest readers can learn all about important people who help protect and take care of our Earth!


What Is Climate Change? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786151
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 19th, 2018

Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet.


How to Help the Earth-by the Lorax (Dr. Seuss) (Step into Reading) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780375869778
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2012

The star of The Lorax by Dr. Seuss makes his Step into Reading debut in this rhymed Step 3 reader that offers kids easy suggestions for going green, a perfect real aloud for Earth Day!


Fly Guy Presents: Garbage and Recycling (Scholastic Reader, Level 2) Cover Image
By Tedd Arnold, Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338217193
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 26th, 2019

Fly Guy is buzzing over to a landfill to learn more about garbage and recycling!

Fly Guy and Buzz visit a landfill to discover where their garbage goes. They learn all about garbage trucks, trash sorting, bacteria, and how landfills can be more environmentally friendly.


Recycling Is Fun (My Little Planet) Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781404872295
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Published: Picture Window Books - January 1st, 2012

Children learn that sorting recycling and giving new life to old things is not only good for the environment. It is a whole lot of fun, too.


Be a Friend to Trees (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) Cover Image
By Patricia Lauber, Holly Keller (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780064451208
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Published: HarperCollins - January 30th, 1994

Read and find out about trees in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.


Deep into the Amazon Jungle (Fabien Cousteau Expeditions) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534420939
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 16th, 2021

Two young explorers journey with Fabien Cousteau into the depths of the Amazon Jungle to find a new species of piranha in this next colorful installment of the Fabien Cousteau Expeditions graphic novel series.

Set sail with junior explorers Will and Jacklyn as they embark on a riverboat journey from Iquitos, Peru, into the Amazon Jungle with Fabien Cousteau and his crew of scientists


World Without Fish Cover Image
By Mark Kurlansky, Frank Stockton (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761185000
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - November 4th, 2014

A KID’S GUIDE TO THE OCEAN

"Can you imagine a world without fish? It's not as crazy as it sounds. But if we keep doing things the way we've been doing things, fish could become extinct within fifty years.


Who Am I?: A Peek-Through-Pages Book of Endangered Animals Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419736469
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 2019

Gorgeous nature photography introduces readers to endangered species in this picture book from Tim Flach
 
Who is that peeking through the page? Is it a giant panda munching on bamboo? Or perhaps a yellow-eyed tree frog hiding in a tropical forest?


DK Eyewitness Books: Endangered Animals: Discover Why Some of the World's Creatures Are Dying Out and What We Can Do to Protect Them Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780756668839
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Published: DK Children - August 16th, 2010

Eyewitness: Endangered Animals takes a look at creatures around the world that are currently threatened with extinction, along with the ways that we can help them survive.


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