|Ambrose||The Lonely Giant|
A giant pulls up the forest and finds he is lonely without it.
|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.
|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.
|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.
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?
|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.
|Teckentrup||Bee: A Peek-through Picture Book|
A hole in this book provides a peek-a-boo look inside a bee's busy day.
|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.
Last Updated: 11/17