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Children's books about the environment

Last Updated: 16-Jun-2014

This guide lists children's books and young adult literature that deal with issues surrounding the environment, ecology, conservation, or pollution.

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Table of Contents

Recently received

First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL696 .P7 R68 2013
Lexile measure 960; Ages 6-11; Gr.2-5
Cover image of Coral Reefs
1st ed. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » GB461 .C45 2011
Lexile measure 1010; Ages 2-4; Gr.k-3
1st U.S. ed. Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL83 .J473 2011 F
Lexile measure 970; Book level 5.9; Ages 7 and up
1st ed. New York : Lee & Low Books, 2011.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » SD397 .M25 R68 2011
Lexile measure 1190
Toronto, Ont. : Owlkids Books, c2012.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » GF48 .K453 2012
Ages 4-7; Gr.k-2; "Introduces readers to the extensive and surprising ways in which they are connected to the natural world around them."

Other books

Cover image of Baby Coyote and the old woman
New edition designed and edited by Bryce Milligan San Antonio, Tex. : Wings Press, c2000.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » PZ7 .T116 B33 2000
Book level 3.9
New York : H. Holt, 1993.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QK495 .C11 G85 1993
Ages 4-8
1st American ed. New York : Holiday House, 2009.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3612 .L693 C37 2009
Lexile measure 690; Book level 4.4; Ages 12 and up; Gr.7-12
Boston, [MA] : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL737 .U53 M2274 2010
Lexile measure 900; Book level 4.9; Gr.3-5
Cover image of Everglades
1st ed. [New York] : HarperCollinsPublishers, c1995.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » F317 .E9 G3 1995
Lexile Measure 660; Book level 4; Ages 4-10; Gr.2-4
Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2006.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QH545 .F5 G63 2006
Book level 4.9; Ages 6-9;
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2003.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3558 .I217 H66 2002
Lexile measure 760; Book level 5.2; Ages 9-12; Gr.5-8
1st ed. Nevada City, CA : Dawn Publications, c2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QC981.8 .C5 C475 2008
Lexile measure 1170; Book level 8.4; Ages 10-14; gr.4-7
Cover image of In the small, small pond
New York : H. Holt, c1993.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3556 .L438 I5 1993
Book level 2; Ages 3-6
1st ed. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL31 .S277 T87 2008
Lexile measure 1020; Book level 7.2; Ages 11 and up; Gr.5-9
New York : Random House, c1999.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3513 .E2 L67 1999
Ages 4-8; Gr.Prk-2
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL696 .S473 W42 2000
Lexile measure 1040; Book level 6.9; Ages 11 and up
Cover image of Planting the trees of Kenya
1st ed. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, c2008 +
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » SB63 .M22 N58 2008
Lexile measure 1030; Book level 3.9; Ages 5-12; Gr.k-4
1st ed. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1992.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » F72 .N37 C44 1992
Lexile measure 670; Book level 4.7; Ages 6-10
New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, 2006.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL737 .U53 M227 2006
Book level 7.1; Ages 11-14; Ages 9-12
New York : Clarion Books, c1996.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3552 .U4735 S43 1996
Lexile measure 590; Book level 3; Ages 5-8
Cover image of Seeds of change
1st ed. New York : Lee & Low Books, c2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » SB63 .M22 J646 2010
Lexile measure 820; Book level 4.8; Ages 7-10; Gr.2-4
1st ed. New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3602 .A3447 S48 2010
Lexile measure 690; Book level 4.4; Ages 12 and up; Gr.9-12
Toronto : Maple Tree Press, c2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QC981.8 .G56 T46 2007
Book level 7.6; Ages 8-14
[Nairobi, Kenya : United Nations Environment Programme], 2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QC981.8 .C5 D68 2008
Cover image of Togu and the trees of life
[Nairobi, Kenya] : United Nations Environment Programme, 2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3604 .O934 T64 2007
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » GC232 .B87 2007
Lexile measure 1200; Book level 8.5; Ages 10-16; Gr.5-9
1st ed. New York : H. Holt, 1996.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL59 .F58 1996
Book leavel 2.5; Ages 5-8; Gr.k-2
Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QC903.15 .E93 2007
Ages 12 and up; gr.7-12