Books and Videos
Asch, Frank. The Earth and I. Voyager Books, 2008. New York: NY: Harper Collins.
Bash, Barbara. Ancient Ones: The World of Old-Growth Douglas Fir. Sierra Club Books for Children, 1994. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith.
Cherry, Lynne. The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest. Voyager Books, 2000. New York, NY: Harper Collins.
Child, Lauren. What Planet Are You from, Clarice Bean? Orchard Books, London, UK: 2002.
Cole, Henry. On Meadowview Street. Greenwillow, 2007. New York, NY: Harper Collins.
Cooper, Susan. Green Boy. Aladdin, 2003. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.
Fassa, Lynda. Green Kids, Sage Families: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Organic Kids. New American Library, 2009. New York, NY: Penguin.
Fleming, Denise. Where Once There Was a Wood. New York, NY: Henry Holt, 2000.
Green, Jen. Why Should I Protect Nature? Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2005.
Green, Jen. Why Should I Recycle? Hauppage, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2005.
Green, Jen. Why Should I Save Energy? Hauppage, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2005.
Green, Jen. Why Should I Save Water? Hauppage, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2005.
Hiaasen, Carl. Flush. New York, NY: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2007.
Hiaasen, Carl. Hoot. New York, NY: Yearling, 2006.
Hope, Ives Mauran. Where the Wisdom Lies: A Message from Nature's Small Creatures. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006.
Jackson, Ellen. Earth Mother. New York, NY: Walker Books for Young Readers, 2005.
Jenkins, Steve. Almost Gone: The World's Rarest Animals. New York, NY: HarperTrophy, 2006.
Kids for Saving Earth. A Trip to the Forest. Minneapolis, MN: Kids for Saving Earth, 2003.
Kids for Saving Earth. Just a Healthy Home and Earth. Minneapolis, MN: Kids for Saving Earth, 2002.
Lee, Kaiulani. A Sense of Wonder. DVD, 54 mins. Arlington, VA: Sense of Wonder Publications, LLC., 2008. Order through beyondpesticides.org.
Lorbiecki, Marybeth. Planet Patrol: A Kids' Action Guide to Earth Care. Minnetonka, MN; Two-Can Publishing, 2005.
Lyons, Dana, and David Lane Danioth. The Tree. Bellevue, WA: Illumination Arts Publishing, 2002.
MacDonald, Megan. Judy Moody Saves the World! New York, NY: Walker Books, 2006.
Martin, Laura. Recycled Crafts Box: Sock Puppets, Cardboard Castles, Bottle Bugs and 37 More Earth-Friendly Projects and Activities You Can Create. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing, 2004.
McLimans, David. Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet. New York, NY: Walker Books for Young Readers, 2006.
Olien, Rebecca, and Michael Kline. Kids Care! 75 Ways to Make a Difference for People, Animals and the Environment. Nashville, TN: Williamson Books, 2007.
Payne, Benet. The Worm Café: Mid-Scale Vermicomposting of Lunchroom Wastes. Kalamazoo, MI: Flower Press, 1999.
Pringle, Laurence. Global Warming: The Threat of Earth's Changing Climate. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2001.
Rockwell, Anne. Why Are the Ice Caps Melting? The Dangers of Global Warming. New York, NY: Collins, 2006.
Seuss, Dr. (Geisel, Ted). The Lorax. New York, NY: Random House, 1971.
Strauss, Rochelle. Tree of Life: The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth. Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press, 2004.
Suzuki, David, and Kathy Vanderlinden. Eco-Fun: Great Projects, Experiments, and Games for a Greener Earth. Topeka, KS: Topeka Bindery, 2001.
Thomas, Rob. Green Thumb. Aladdin, 2000. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.
Thornhill, Jan. This Is My Planet: The Kids' Guide to Global Warming. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Maple Tree Press, 2007.
Tierney, Jenni. Once upon a Rainbow. Boulder, CO: Honeysuckle Press, 2006.
Van Allsburg, Chris. Just a Dream. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1990.
Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. Recycle Every Day! Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Children's Books, 2006.
Welles, Lee. Gaia Girls: Enter the Earth. Daisyworld Press, 2006.
Welles, Lee. Gaia Girls: Way of Water. Daisyworld Press, 2007.
For more than 380 children's books about nature and the environment, go to the Childsake website (www.childsake.com).
The Center For Green Schools: The U.S. Green Building Council developed this website to help educate people about why green schools are important and how they can make them a reality.
Green Schools Alliance: The Green Schools Alliance is a national network of schools (pre-K through 12) that is committed to taking action to prevent global warming.
The Green Squad: The Green Squad is a project of the Natural Resources Defense Council that teaches kids about school environments and how they impact the Earth and human health.
My Healthy School: Provides resources and action plans for creating more environmentally friendly, healthier, more socially responsible schools and children.
National Environmental Education Foundation: The NEEF site provides a variety of resources and links to helpful organizations, publications, and national events.
North American Association for Environmental Education: A national network of people trying to teach students how to address environmental issues in a positive and empowering way.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Teaching Center: The EPA hosts this site for teachers that includes a variety of classroom resources, different awards and recognition programs.
U.S. Green Schools: The U.S. Green Schools Foundation is developing comprehensive curricula for schools to use year-round to teach children the concepts of sustainability while meeting other academic requirements.