|Asch||The Earth and I|
This introduction to environmentalism describes a child's friendship with the earth.
Uno's magnificent forest home attracts so many visitors that it becomes overrun with tourists.
Car drivers get stuck in traffic, so they seek greener alternatives such as bike riding or walking.
|Brown||The Curious Garden|
Liam tends a hidden garden and adds color to the gray city.
|Bunting|| Someday a Tree|
A young girl, her parents, and their neighbors try to save an old oak tree.
|Cherry||The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest|
Animals ask a man with an ax not to cut down their home in a kapok tree.
|Child||What Planet Are You From, Clarice Bean?|
Clarice and her family become eco-warriors in an attempt to save a tree.
|Cole||On Meadowview Street|
Caroline and her parents cultivate a meadow in their yard so their street can live up to its name.
A beach community uses old Christmas trees to help restore the local dunes.
Rundi and Coati journey north to escape expanding human settlement.
A farmer moves an imperiled duck's nest to a safe place so that the duck can hatch her eggs.
|Johnston||Isabel's House of Butterflies|
Isabel hatches a plan to provide her family with an income while protecting local butterflies.
|Joslin||The Tale of the Heaven Tree|
A young girl plants a tree that grows so tall it reaches to paradise.
|Kroll||Stuff! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle|
Pinch the pack rat discovers the beauty of recycling.
|Lewis||Earth & Me, Our Family Tree|
Diverse creatures converse about their habitats, which make up the ecosystem.
A girl finds a way to return the butterflies to Butterfly Park.
|Martin||I Love Our Earth|
Lyrical text sets the context for Earth Day by celebrating nature's colors, climates, landforms, and seasons.
|Meserve||No Room for Napoleon|
Napoleon the dog has built a house that takes up too many resources. How can he make things right with his neighbors?
|Rand||Fighting for the Forest|
A boy and his father, who enjoy hiking in an ancient forest, try to save the trees from being cut down.
|Schnetzler||Earth Day Birthday|
Verses feature animals that illustrate the wonders of the wild world. Includes a factual section about Earth Day.
The Once-ler describes effects of greed and the pollution it causes.
|Spinelli||Miss Fox's Class Goes Green|
Miss Fox and her class practice conservation and make choices that help keep the planet healthy.
|Van Allsburg||Just a Dream|
After a series of dreams, Walter begins to understand the importance of taking care of the environment.
|JE Van Allsburg|
|Wright||Earth Day, Birthday!|
Monkey's birthday is Earth Day, and his animal friends suggest ways he can celebrate.
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