Children's Nature/Environment

We feature a huge selection of "living green" books to help children understand their relationship and responsibility to nature, animals, and the environment.

Georgia's Amazing Coast: Natural Wonders from Alligators to Zoeas Cover Image
ISBN: 9780820325330
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Published: University of Georgia Press - September 8th, 2003

Fun and learning come together in Georgia's Amazing Coast, an inviting collection of one hundred short, self-contained features about the flora, fauna, and natural history of that fascinating place where land meets sea.

The Rainforest Grew All Around Cover Image
ISBN: 9780977742387
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Published: Arbordale Publishing - April 1st, 2007

Imaginations will soar from the forest floor, up through the canopy and back down again, following the circle of life in this clever adaptation of the song -The Green Grass Grew All Around.- The jungle comes alive as children learn about a wide variety of the animals (jaguars, emerald tree boas, leafcutter ants, sloths, poison dart frogs, toucans, and bats) and plants (kapok trees, liana vines, an

Our Seasons Cover Image
ISBN: 9781570913600
Availability: Special Order
Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - July 1st, 2006

What's your favorite season?Follow Ki-ki, Owen, Lily, and Kevin through the year as they explore the four seasons.Cheerful haiku accompany season-related questions and answers about weather, the natural world, and the human body. Find out why we have seasons and how they vary around the world.

This Is My Planet: The Kids' Guide to Global Warming Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781897349076
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Maple Tree Press(CA) - September 1st, 2007

Reports of global warming's catastrophic effects are everywhere: in newspapers, on the nightly news, even on movie screens. The subject can be so overwhelming that young people are often left with the thought, What can I do?

One Well: The Story of Water on Earth Cover Image
By Rochelle Strauss, Rosemary Woods (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781553379546
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Published: Kids Can Press - February 1st, 2007

Seen from space, our planet looks blue. This is because almost 70 percent of Earth's surface is covered with water. Earth is the only planet with liquid water --- and therefore the only planet that can support life.

All water is connected. Every raindrop, lake, underground river and glacier is part of a single global well.

Roots Shoots Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children Cover Image
ISBN: 9780761110569
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Published: Workman Publishing - May 1st, 1999

Plant a pumpkinseed with a child, and cultivate wonder. This simple act of reconnecting with children with nature is Sharon Lovejoy's purpose and joy and gift.

A Day in the Salt Marsh Cover Image
By Kevin Kurtz, Consie Powell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781934359198
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Published: Arbordale Publishing - July 10th, 2007

Enjoy a day in one of the most dynamic habitats on earth: the salt marsh. Fun-to-read, rhyming verse introduces readers to hourly changes in the marsh as the tide comes and goes. Watch the animals that have adapted to this ever-changing environment as they hunt for food or play in the sun, and learn how the marsh grass survives even when it is covered by saltwater twice a day.

Eliza and the Dragonfly Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781584690597
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - March 1st, 2004

After a dragonfly lands on her toothbrush, Eliza goes to a nearby pond with her bug-loving Aunt Doris. Includes information about the life cycle of dragonflies and a resource section. Full color.

Little Skink's Tail Cover Image
ISBN: 9780976882381
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Published: Arbordale Publishing - August 10th, 2007

While Little Skink hunts yummy ants for breakfast, she is suddenly attacked by a crow But she has a trick to escape - she snaps off her tail, and it keeps on wiggling Little Skink is happy to be alive, but she misses her bright blue tail. Readers will enjoy pretending with her, trying on tail after tail.

Here Is the Wetland (Here Is...) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780977379583
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Published: Web of Life Children's Books - June 21st, 2007

Named an "Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children" by the National Science Teachers Association.The wetland is a murky, moist, and mysterious world. Atop its glittering surface and beneath its shadowy depths, birds, bass, minks, and muskrats struggle to survive and flourish.