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Our Beautiful Planet

titles about the environment

Young Adult
City of the Beasts – Isabel Allende
Forest of the Pygmies – Isabel Allende
The Talking Earth – Jean Craighead Georg

Juvenile Fiction
Hawk, I’m Your Brother – Byrd Baylor
Your Own Best Secret Place – Byrd Baylor & Peter Parnall
The Biggest Fish In the Lake – Margaret Carney
– Kay Chorao
The Tale of the Swamp Rat – Carter Crocker
The Fire Bug Connection: An Ecological Mystery – Jean Craighead George
The Missing 'Gator of Gumbo Limbo: An Ecological Mystery – Jean Craighead George
The Beasties – William Sleator
Grandad’s Prayers of the Earth – Douglas Wood

Picture Books
A Possible Tree – Josephine Haskell Aldridge
Where Does the Sky End, Grandpa? – Martha Alexander
On the Banks of the Amazon / En las orillas
del Amazonas – Nancy Kelly Allen
Window – Jeannie Baker
This Is the Sea That Feeds Us – Robert F. Baldwin
Everybody Needs a Rock – Byrd Baylor
The Apple King – Francesca Bosca
The World That Jack Built – Ruth Brown
Anna's Table – Eve Bunting
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest – Lynne Cherry
The Sea, the Storm and the Mangrove Tangle – Lynne Cherry
On the Way to the Beach – Henry Cole
Butterfly Count – Sneed B. Collard III
In My World – Lois Ehlert
Summer Sands – Sherry Garland
Music From the Sky – Denise Gillard
The Old Ladies Who Liked Cats – Carol Greene
Pipaluk and the Whales – John Himmelman
Earth Mother – Ellen Jackson
Desert Song – Tony Johnston
Isabel's House of Butterflies – Tony Johnston
The Whole Green World – Tony Johnston
The Dancing Deer and the Foolish Hunter – Elisa Kleven
Water Hole Waiting – Jane Kurtz & Christopher Kurtz
The Raft – Jim LaMarche
Earth & Me, Our Family Tree: Nature's Creatures – J.
Patrick Lewis
The Tree – Dana Lyons
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? – Bill Martin, Jr.
Squirrel and John Muir – Emily Arnold McCully
My Grandpa and the Sea – Katherine Orr
The Birds of Killingworth: Based on a Poem by Henry
Wadsworth Longfellow – Robert D. San Souci
The Lorax – Dr. Seuss
Recycle Every Day! – Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
The Secret of Saying Thanks – Douglas Wood

Journey Into the Arctic – Bryan & Cherry Alexander
Aliens From Earth: When Animals and Plants Invade Other Ecosystems
– Mary Batten
The Desert Is Theirs – Byrd Baylor
The Other Way to Listen – Byrd Baylor & Peter Parnall
Waste – Rob Bowden
Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children – Michael
J. Caduto & Joseph Bruchac
Canyon – Eileen Cameron
M Is for Majestic: A National Parks Alphabet – David Domeniconi
The Journey of Tunuri and the Blue Deer: A Huichol Indian Story – James Endredy
The Tarantula In My Purse: And 172 Other Wild Pets – Jean Craighead George
Grandpa and Me On Tu B’Shevat – Marji E. Gold-Vukson
In the Small – Michael Hague
Actual Size – Steve Jenkins
Life On Earth: The Story of Evolution – Steve Jenkins
A Cool Drink of Water – Barbara Kerley
Four Against the Odds: The Struggle to Save Our Environment – Stephen Krensky
Are Trees Alive? – Debbie S. Miller
Dear World – Takayo Noda
Where Does Pepper Come From? – Brigitte Raab
What’s Up, What’s Down? – Lola M. Schaefer

Carl Linnaeus: Father of Classification – Margaret J. Anderson
David Brower: Friend of the Earth – Debby Anker & John de Graaf
Dragon Bones and Dinosaur Eggs: A Photobiography of Roy Chapman Andrews – Ann Bausum
Under the Ice – Kathy Conlan
Rachel: The Story of Rachel Carson – Amy Ehrlich
Midnight Forests: A Story of Gifford Pinchot and Our National Forests – Gary Hines
John Muir,
America's Naturalist – Thomas Locker
Charles Darwin: The Life of a Revolutionary Thinker – Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
John Muir: Crusader for the Wilderness – Karen Clemens Warrick

titles last updated August 28, 2008

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