Celebrate Earth Day with captivating fiction and nonfiction books all about Earth and the environment!
Observed on April 22 each year, Earth Day marks the perfect time to bring lessons about conservation, climate change, and the planet into your class. Help your children discover how they can pitch in to save the earth with simple, kid-powered approaches, and why it’s vital for all of us to protect animals and nature.
The Earth Book Grades Pre-K - 2
With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this eco-friendly picture book.
What Does It Mean To Be Green? Grades Pre-K - K
Walking to the park instead of getting a ride. Turning off the water while you brush your teeth. A young boy and girl explore all the different ways they can be green over the course of a day.
Earth Grades 4 - 6
From a cloud storm to a look at the future, this outstanding presentation of Earth's formation through dramatic, stunning illustrations and accessible, minimal text is sure to intrigue and awe.
The Great Kapok Tree Grades 2 - 4
In the dense, green Amazon rainforest, a man has come to chop down a great Kapok tree. When he lies down to rest, the creatures that inhabit the tree and the surrounding forest come to whisper in his ear, each in its own fashion, begging him to spare their home.
Robin Hill School: Earth Day Grades 1
The kids in Mrs. Connor's class are celebrating Earth Day, and everyone has lots of ideas for how to save the earth, except Emma. Emma is worried that her idea isn't good enough.
A True Book™-Understanding Climate Change: The Greenhouse Effect Grades 3 - 6
STEM meets current events in this new A True Book set that offers readers the chance to learn about the causes and effects of climate change.
The Midnight Fox Grades 4 - 6
Betsy Byars has created a thoughtful environmental story with a likable hero.
10 Things I Can Do to Help My World Grades Pre-K - 1
Here is a bright, inviting novelty book that offers simple ways to make a difference.
Out of My Shell Grades 3 - 7
An inspiring and timely story of friendship, courage, and the magic that can happen when we stand up for what's right.
The Magic School Bus® Presents: Planet Earth Grades Pre-K - 2
Learn all about Earth with Ms. Frizzle and her class.
Source: Scholastic website April 2, 2021.