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Celebrate our Earth with Kids!

Books about animals, plants, and conservation for Earth Day and beyond.

We are water protectors

Carole Lindstrom

jE Lindstro
Picture Books, Kids

Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource. Inspired by the many indigenous-led movements across North America, this bold and lyrical picture book issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth's water from harm and corruption.

Our house is on fire : Greta Thunberg's call to save the planet

Jeanette Winter

jE Winter
Kids, Picture Books

Tells the story of Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenage climate activist who has sparked a worldwide student movement and is demanding action from world leaders who refuse to address climate change.

Baby loves green energy!

Ruth Spiro

jBOARD BOOK Spiro
Board Books, Kids

"Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book explores the science of global warming and shows how we can use green energy to help combat climate change."--

The earth book

Todd Parr

jE Parr
Picture Books, Kids

Simple text and illustrations show how children can help protect the Earth.

Rocket says clean up!

Nathan Bryon

jE Bryon
Kids, Picture Books

While visiting her grandparents, who run whale-watching tours in Jamaica, Rocket sees first-hand how plastic is harming ocean creatures, and organizes a crew to clean up the local beach.

Sydney & Simon : go green!

Paul A. Reynolds

jREADER Reynolds, Paul A.
Kids, Early Chapter Books

After discovering that a green sea turtle was harmed by plastic in the ocean, twin mice Sydney and Simon come up with a creative campaign to increase recycling and reduce the amount of trash created in their home, school, and town.