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Children's books about the environment

Last Updated: 10-Mar-2015

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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Cover image of What's the difference
Lexile Measure 960; Book level 5; Ages 4-8; Gr.Prk-3
Lexile measure 960; Ages 6-11; Gr.2-5
Cover image of Coral Reefs
Lexile measure 1010; Ages 2-4; Gr.k-3
Lexile measure 970; Book level 5.9; Ages 7 and up
Lexile measure 1190
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
Book level 3.9
Ages 4-8
Lexile measure 690; Book level 4.4; Ages 12 and up; Gr.7-12
Lexile measure 900; Book level 4.9; Gr.3-5
Cover image of Everglades
Lexile Measure 660; Book level 4; Ages 4-10; Gr.2-4
Book level 4.9; Ages 6-9;
Lexile measure 760; Book level 5.2; Ages 9-12; Gr.5-8
Lexile measure 1170; Book level 8.4; Ages 10-14; gr.4-7
Cover image of In the small, small pond
Book level 2; Ages 3-6
Lexile measure 1020; Book level 7.2; Ages 11 and up; Gr.5-9
Ages 4-8; Gr.Prk-2
Lexile measure 1040; Book level 6.9; Ages 11 and up
Cover image of Planting the trees of Kenya
Lexile measure 1030; Book level 3.9; Ages 5-12; Gr.k-4
Lexile measure 670; Book level 4.7; Ages 6-10
Book level 7.1; Ages 11-14; Ages 9-12
Lexile measure 590; Book level 3; Ages 5-8
Cover image of Seeds of change
Lexile measure 820; Book level 4.8; Ages 7-10; Gr.2-4
Lexile measure 690; Book level 4.4; Ages 12 and up; Gr.9-12
Book level 7.6; Ages 8-14
Cover image of Togu and the trees of life
Lexile measure 1200; Book level 8.5; Ages 10-16; Gr.5-9
Book leavel 2.5; Ages 5-8; Gr.k-2
Ages 12 and up; gr.7-12