Environmental Activism, Sustainability, Appreciation of Nature


Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles by Phillipe Cousteau and Deborah Hopkinson

Just a Dream by Chris Van Allsburg – a boy plants a tree for a more sustainable future after he has an unpleasant dream

Prince William by Gloria Rand- a young girl rescues a seal covered with oil

Thanks to the Animals by Allen J. Sockabasin

The Eagles Are Back! By Jean Craighead George – a young boy assists in saving eagles

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss


A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry – a river goes from pristine to polluted, but with effort recovers its original beauty

Brother Eagle Sister Sky by Susan Jeffers – Chief Seattle’s words of wisdom

Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story by Jennifer O’Connell

Luna & Me: The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

Rachel Carson and her Book that Changed the World by Laurie Lawlor

Redwoods by Jason Chin

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynee Cherry – animals whisper to a sleeping man who had started to cut down a tree in the rainforest

Wangari’s Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa by Jeanette Winter – about the Nobel Prize Winner’s greening of Kenya

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