Children's books about the environment

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

Recently received

First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3604 .I468 C57 2019
Ages 8-12; Gr.5-8
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL737 .C27 M66 2019
Ages 4-8; K-Gr.2
Cover of The lost words : a spell book
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QH48 .M225 2018 F
Gr.3 and up
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL737 .C27 T477 2018
Lexile measure NC1260L; Ages 8-10; Gr.5-7; Robert F. Siebert honor book, 2019
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » F2230.1 .A3 V35 2017
Elementary
Cover image of Spring after spring : how Rachel Carson inspired the environmental movement
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QH31 .C33 S57 2018
Lexile measure AD790L; Ages 4-8; K-Gr.3
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » TL412 .F74 2016
Ages 3-8
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » TD792 .E26 2017
Lexile measure 1040; Ages 9-12; Gr.4-7; American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award in the Writing for Children, Winner, 2018
Cover image of Galapagos girl
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3551 .R54 G35 2018
PrK-Gr.3
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL83.4 .D73 2017
Lexile measure 1090; Ages 9-12; Gr. 6 and up
First Dragonfly books edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3563 .U3915 W42 2016
Ages 3-7; PrK-Gr.2
Cover image of Wildfires
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » SD421.23 .F87 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » E160 .S53 2018 F
Ages 4-8; Gr.1-4
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QH541.5 .F6 B845 2018
Lexile measure 1280; Ages 8-12; Gr.4-6
Cover image of If you hold a seed
Philadelphia : RP Kids, ©2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PR9199.4 .M3253 I32 2013
PrK-Gr.2; Guided reading I
Lexile measure 830;  Ages 8-10; Gr.2-5
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QC981.3 .T4313 2018
Gr.1-5

Elementary

Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL737 .U63 K57 2017
Ages 4-8; Prk-Gr.3
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » GB662.3 .B362 2016
Lexile measure 1070; Ages 9-12; Gr.3-6
First U.S. edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QH541.15 .B56 D38 2017 F
Ages 5-8; K-Gr.3
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3612 .A54625 G74 2017
Lexile measure 310; Ages 5-7
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL638.9 .W54 2017
K-Gr.2
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » ML3930 .B63 H66 2016
Lexile measure 820; Ages 5-8; Gr.2-5
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3562 .A42167 P66 2016
PrK-Gr.2
Gr.1-3
New York, N.Y. : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2004.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL666 .C536 K34 2004
Ages 8-10; Gr.3-6
2016 collector's edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PR9619.4 .D354 S77 2016
Elementary
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » GE195.5 .D78 2016
Lexile measure 770; Ages 5-8; K-Gr.3
Earth Sciences Library (Branner) » Ask at circulation desk » QH104.5 .C66 S33 2016
Ages 3-6; PrK-K; Outstanding Science Tradebooks, 2017
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL49 .J4453 2016
Lexile measure 840; Ages 8-12; Gr.2-6; Outstanding science trade books, 2017
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL713.2 .S547 2016
Lexile measure AD550L; Ages 3-7; PrK-Gr.2; Outstanding science trade books, 2017
Earth Sciences Library (Branner) » Ask at circulation desk » QL737 .L32 C655 2016
Ages 7-12; Gr.2-5
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » GB848 .B36 2016
Lexile measure AD820L; Ages 5-7; PrK-Gr.3
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QH541.14 .M35 2017
Ages 5-8; Gr.1-3
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » HD4485 .A358 P38 2015
Lexile measure AD480L; Ages 5-9; Gr.1-4
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PR9199.4 .L368 T65 2016
Ages 3-7; PrK-Gr.2
Elementary
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL31 .G58 S55 2015
Lexile measure 1100; Ages 8-13; Gr.4-7
First US edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » GE56 .M33 P7413 2015
Ages 6-9; Gr.2-5
Ages 8-12; Gr.2-7
Mount Pleasant, S.C. : Sylvan Dell Publishing, c2010.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL83 .S52 2010
Lexile Measure 960; Book level 5; Ages 4-8; Gr.Prk-3
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
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."
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
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
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;
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
New York : H. Holt, c1993.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3556 .L438 I5 1993
Book level 2; Ages 3-6
New York : Random House, c1999.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3513 .E2 L67 1999
Ages 4-8; Gr.Prk-2
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
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
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, 2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » PS3604 .O934 T64 2007
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

Middle school

New York : Franklin Watts, ©2005.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QC858 .F86 S54 2005
Gr.6-8; Guided reading X
First edition.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner) » Ask at circulation desk » TD170.15 .F54 2014
Ages 12 and up; Gr.6-10
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » TD388 .V93 2017
Ages 12-14; Gr.5-8
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
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. 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
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QL696 .S473 W42 2000
Lexile measure 1040; Book level 6.9; Ages 11 and up
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
Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2007.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Curriculum Collection » QC903.15 .E93 2007
Ages 12 and up; gr.7-12

Young adult

Gr. 9 and up; NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books, 2017
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
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