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Recycling and Environmental Issues

BOOKS

NOTE: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J177.7 OLIEN Olien, Rebecca Kids Care! 75 Ways to Make a Difference for People, Animals, and the Environment
2007
J261.88 CARRO Carroll, Michael I Love God's Green Earth
Kids love working on practical projects to help take care of the Earth; they are often the family's biggest proponents of recycling. This book will attract those eco-friendly kids and teach them how creation care can actually draw them closer to God.
2010
J304.2 KELSE Kelsey, Elin Not Your Typical Book About the Environment
An entertaining, engaging, hopeful book written to help children realize their connections between their actions and the rest of the world.
2010
J332.72 ANSEL Amsel, Sheri The Everything Kids' Environment Book
Contents: Understanding how our planet works -- Habitats of the world -- How we effect the environment -- The air and water -- Losing our wild treasures -- Garbage and recycling -- Environmentalism and green living -- Ways you can help the environment -- Actions to preserve our environment.
2007
J333.72 AMSEL Amsel, Sheri 365 Ways to Live Green for Kids
"…will give you new ideas on how to go green…from planting your own garden to making a litter stick…"--back cover.
2009
J333.72 BEATO Beaton, Alyson Grow: An Environmentally Friendly Book
"We designed this book to follow your enviro-day, from the moment you wake until the moment you go to bed. Use the book to chart your activities every day!"--opposite title page.
2008
J333.72 COLEY Coley, Mary McIntyre Environmentalism : How You Can Make a Difference
"Describes what environmental activism is and serves as a guide explaining how youth can make change in their world" --Provided by publisher.
2009
J333.72 DRISC Driscoll, Michael A Child's Introduction to the Environment
Learn how the environment helps us -- and how we can help the environment.--back cover.
2008
J333.72 GOODI Goodings, Christina Growing Green: A Young Person's Guide to Taking Care of the Planet
Taking care of small creatures, nurturing seeds, picking up trash, and recycling-this book will help you learn about simple ways to take care of our world.--back cover.
2008
J333.72 HEWIT Hewitt, Sally Your local environment
2009
J333.72 LEARN Learn Every Day About Our Green Earth: 100 Best Ideas from Teachers
Lesson plans to help teachers create environmental awareness in the classroom.
2010
J333.72 OSULL O'Sullivan, Joanne 101 Ways You Can Help Save the Planet Before You're 12!
Simple ideas to try at home, in your neighborhood and at school.
2009
J333.72 PARR Parr, Todd The EARTH Book
Simple text and illustrations show how children can help protect the Earth.
2010
J333.72 RABE Rabe, Tish How to Help the Earth
After explaining how the trash in a wastbasket ultimately ends up in a landfill or incinerator, the Lorax suggests realistic ways children can reduce waste, such as by carrying a lunch box, donating old clothes and toys, sharing magazines with friends, recycling cans and bottles, and using rechargeable batteries.
2012
J333.72 RECYC Recycle this Book: 100 Top Children's Book Authors Tell You How to Go Green
"…a hundred of your favorite authors share their hopes, fears, and questions and reveal the changes they've made in their own lives to address one crucial issue: How do we save the planet?..."--back cover.
2009
J333.72 SIRET Sirett, Dawn Love Your World: How to Take Care of the Plants, the Animals, and the Planet
"…from growing a garden in a tray to recycling trash, this book is full of fantastic ideas…"--back cover.
2009
J333.72 WEBB Webb, Barbara What Does Green Mean?
Describes eco-friendly choices and how to reduce your carbon footprint.
2012
J333.79 BARNH Barnham, Kay Save Energy (Environment Action Series)
Contents: What is energy? -- Why save energy? -- Climate change -- Cleaner world -- Wind energy -- Solar energy -- Water energy -- Transportation -- Use it again! -- Turn it off! -- Saving energy at home -- Saving energy at school -- More ideas!
2008
J333.79 GAARD Gaarder-Juntti, Oona What in the World is Green Energy?
2011
J333.79 HEWIT Hewitt, Sally Using Energy
2009
J333.7923 HIRSC Hirschmann, Kris Solar Energy (Our Environment Series)
Learn about this important energy source.
2006
J333.7924 JUETT Juettner, Bonnie Nuclear Power (Our Environment Series)
Examines nuclear power, what it is and the future of nuclear power.
2007
J333.9116 BARNH Barnham, Kay Save Water (Environment Action Series)
Contents: What is energy? -- Why save energy? -- Climate change -- Cleaner world -- Wind energy -- Solar energy -- Water energy -- Transportation -- Use it again! -- Turn it off! -- Saving energy at home -- Saving energy at school -- More ideas!
2008
J333.9516 BARNH Barnham, Kay Protect Nature (Environment Action Series)
Contents: All about nature -- Is nature in danger? -- Climate change -- Cleaner world -- Natural habitats -- Endangered animals -- Nature reserves -- Marine reserves -- Stop, think, act! -- On vacation -- At home -- At school -- More ideas! -- Glossary -- Index.
2008
J333.9516 GUILL Guillain, Charlotte Caring for Nature (Help the Environment Series)
2008
J333.9539 POVEY Povey, Karen D. Biofuels (Our Environment Series)
Examines energy and the environment, fuel from plants, the challenges of biofuels, and what the future holds.
2007
J338.4791 PARKS Parks, Peggy J. Ecotourism (Our Environment Series)
Nature in peril -- Tourism with a conscience -- Something weird is happening in the wilderness -- Ecotourism today and tomorrow
2006
J363.7 Albert, Toni I Heard the Willow Weep
A poem about responsible care of the earth, with activity pages to help children learn about recycling, habitat preservation, endangered animals, rainforests, oceans, pollution, and ecology.
2000
J363.7 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do To Recycle
Explains things that children can do to recycle at home, at school, or anywhere.
1994
J363.7 KALMA Kalman, Bobbie ABCs of the Natural World Series
Read about the environment, insects, and more in this informative alphabet series.
2009
J363.7 MCKAY McKay, Kim True Green Kids: 100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet
2008
J363.7 Penny, Malcolm Our Environment
Briefly discusses current environmental concerns such as recycling, waste disposal, and preservation of natural resources.
2000
J363.7 WALSH Walsh, Melanie 10 Things I Can Do to Help My World
Here are ten simple things we can all do to help the world we live in.-back cover.
2008
J363.70525 TAPPO Tappouni, Mary Me and Green
Me and Green addresses the children who will love and make a difference to our Earth, and includes a special section for teachers and parents. In this, the first in a series of books and products by Breaking Ground Education Services, readers will learn p
2009
J363.70525 WINES Wines, Jacquie You Can Save the Planet: 50 Ways You Can Make a Difference
Describes fifty useful things that readers can do to make their homes, schools, and neighborhoods more environmentally friendly, including how to save water around the house, what to do with kitchen leftovers, and why appliances should not be left on standby.
2008
J363.72 TURNB Turnbull, Stephanie. Trash and Recycling
A brief illustrated introduction to refuse and how it can be recycled.
2007
J363.728 JIMEN Jiménez, Nuria Yuck! Waste
Presents information about trash and other waste products and the dangers that they pose if they are not disposed of properly, and teaches the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling items in order to reduce the amount of waste produced.
2011
J363.728 MINDE Minden, Cecilia Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
"Through engaging, interactive scenarios, learners can experiment with text prediction, purpose-driven research, and creative problem solving--all critical thinking skills--while learning about ways to care for our planet."--Back cover.
2010
J363.728 NELSO Nelson, Sara Elizabeth Let's Reduce Garbage!
Simple text and photographs describe ways for children to reduce their garbage and why it's important to do so--Provided by publisher.
2007
J363.728 WHITT Whittaker, Helen Waste: Information and Projects to Reduce your Environmental Footprint
Discusses how the items we throw away impact the environment and what you can do to be more eco-conscious
2012
J363.7282 BARNH Barnham, Kay Recycle (Environment Action Series)
Contents: What is recycling? -- Why recycle? -- Dealing with garbage -- Cleaner world -- Recycling paper -- Recycling glass -- Recycling cans -- Recycling plastic -- Recycling textiles -- Reduce, reuse, recycle! -- Recycling at home -- Recycling at school -- More ideas!
2008
J363.7282 BARRA Barraclough, Sue Making a Difference Recycling Materials
Discover how to make a difference to the planet by reusing things, reducing garbage, recycling materials, and respecting our world..
2008
J363.7282 BULLA Bullard, Lisa Choose to Reuse
Tyler finds ways to reuse his old things instead of throwing them away.
2012
J363.7282 BULLA Bullard, Lisa Rally for Recycling
2012
J363.7282 GARDN Gardner, Robert Recycle: Green Science Projects for a Sustainable Planet
Provides environmentally friendly 'green' science projects about recycling.
2011
J363.7282 HALL Hall, Eleanor Recycling (Our Environment Series)
Explains what recycling is and why it's important for the future.
2005
J363.7282 HEWIT Hewitt, Sally Reduce and Reuse
2009
J363.7282 Hewitt, Sally Waste and Recycling
2009
J363.7282 JAMES James, Lincoln Where Does Garbage Go?
Explores what happens to garbage after it has been picked up by the garbage truck and discusses ways garbage is used to energy.
2012
J363.7282 KNIGH Knight, M J Why Should I Recycle Garbage?
Facts about how recycling can reduce waste and practical tips for kids about how they can contribute to waste reduction
2009
J363.7282 LANZ Lanz, Helen Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Looks at how different types of waste can be reduced and reused, and features facts and statistics showing the difference that can be made by doing so.
2012
J363.7282 LUNDQ Lundquist, Jean Recycling, Step by Step
Have you ever wondered where all that stuff in the recycling bin goes? See that plastic bottle, glass jar, and carboard box? You're about to see how each item is recycled, step by step.
2012
J363.7282 Mackenzie, Anne L. Let's Recycle!
Simple text and photographs describe recycling, why it is important, and simple ways children can recycle--Provided by publisher.
2007
J363.7282 NELSO Nelson, Sara Elizabeth Let's Reuse!
Describes easy ways to reuse items and why it is important to do so.
2007
J363.7282 THOMA Thomas, Elizabeth Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Explains how reducing, reusing, and recycling can help keep Earth beautiful and clean.
2012
J363.7285 Maass, Robert Garbage
An introduction to the problems of waste management and the various ways we dispose of garbage. Includes tips on recycling.
2000
J363.7287 Parks, Peggy J. Toxic Waste (Our Environment Series)
2006
J363.7384 DAVID David, Laurie and Cambria Gordon The Down to Earth Guide to Global Warming
Discusses why global warming happens, the ways in which it impacts our planet, and how we can work together to stop it.
2007
J363.7386 PARKS Parks, Peggy J. Acid Rain (Our Environment Series)
Discusses how acid rain has affected our natural resources.
2006
J363.73874 GORE Gore, Al An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming
Adaptation of : An inconvenient truth: the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it / by Al Gore, 2006
2007
J363.73874 Wells, Robert Polar Bear, Why is Your World Melting?
2008
J363.73875 NARDO Nardo, Don Ozone (Our Environment Series)
Ozone's strange double nature -- Too much ozone -- Too little ozone -- Addressing the ozone problems.
2006
J363.7394 PARKS Parks, Peggy J. Water Pollution (Our Environment Series)
2007
J371.6 GAARD Gaarder-Juntti, Oona What in the World is a Green School?
2011
J388.049 GAARD Gaarder-Juntti, Oona What in the World is Green Transportation?
2011
J393.7025 ORME Orme, Helen Living Green
2009
J398.8 PECK Peck, Jan The Green Mother Goose: Saving the World one Rhyme at a Time
2011
J508.075 KELLY Kelly, Erica Evolving Planet
2008
J551.462 BURNS Burns, Loree Griffin Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam and the Science of Ocean Motion
Describes the work of a man who tracks trash as it travels great distances by way of ocean currents.
2007
J551.5078 GARDN Gardner, Robert Air: Green Science Projects for a Sustainable Planet
Provides environmentally friendly 'green' science projects about air.
2011
J553.7 HEWIT Hewitt, Sally Using Water
2009
J553.7 STRAU Strauss, Rochelle One Well: The Story of Water on Earth
Water is a necessity of life on earth. Learn ways to protect it while learning water's story.
2007
J572.46 BANG Bang, Molly Living Sunlight: How the Sun Gives Us Life
2009
J577 MAGNE Magner, Tim An Environmental Guide From A to Z
Uses people, places and concepts to reveal how the pieces and parts of nature weave, connect and link everything together.
2009
J577.14 GARDN Gardner, Robert Earth's Cycles: Green Science Projects about the Water Cycle, Photosynthesis, and More
2011
J577.16 SAYRE Sayre, April Pulley Trout Are Made of Trees
Leaves and bacteria, insects and fish, bears and people, too--we're all part of one big circle of growing and eating and living.--Inside front flap.
2008
J577.279 MACFA Macfarlane, Katherine Pesticides (Our Environment Series)
2007
J577.27ORME Orme, Helen Habitat Destruction
2008
J578.737 GUIBE Guiberson, Brenda Life in the Boreal Forest
The boreal forest is buried in ice and snow during winter. But in summer lakes teem with fish, and bogs swarm with insects. Follow a snowshoe hare, beavers, a lynx, and other animals as they survive a year in this endangered landscape.
2009
J585.5 CHIN Chin, Jason Redwoods
A young city boy, riding the subway, finds an abandoned book about redwoods. He finds himself in the very forest described in the book. After finishing the book, he leaves it for someone else to read.
2009
J598.944 SCHUL Schulman, Janet Pale Male
A red tail hawk and his mate build their nest near the top of a Fifth Avenue apartment building and bird watchers gather hoping to see the chicks in the nest.
2008
J599.25 MARKL Markle, Sandra Finding Home
Based on the real-life story of a koala nicknamed Cinders that survived two bushfires.
2008
J599.7555 MONTG Montgomery, Sy Saving the Ghost of the Mountain
2009
J599.773 GEORG George, Jean Craighead The Wolves are Back
For over a century, wolves were persecuted in the United States and nearly became extinct. Gradually reintroduced, they are thriving again in the West, much to the benefit of the ecosystem.
2008
J628.4 Gibbons, Gail Recycle! A Handbook for Kids
Explains the process of recycling from start to finish and discusses what happens to paper, glass, aluminum cans, and plastic when they are recycled into new products.
1992
J628.44 POVEY Povey, Karen D. Garbage (Our Environment Series)
Learn about possible solutions to the problem of garbage disposal.
2006
J628.445 Jacobs, Francine Follow that Trash!: All About Recycling
Describes how metal, glass, plastic, and newspaper trash can be recycled.
1996
J628.4458 SHEA Shea, Jerry Where Does the Recycling Go?
Looks at the process of recycling and materials that can be recycled, including glass and plastic.
2012
J629.2293 POVEY Povey, Karen D. Hybrid Cars (Our Environment Series)
Discusses the effect that automobiles have had on the environment and the fact that the Earth's oil reserves are a nonrenewable resource, then describes how the new hybrid cars are providing solutions to some of these problems.
2006
J631.4078 GARDN Gardner, Robert Soil: Green Science Projects for a Sustainable Planet
Provides environmentally friendly 'green' science projects about soil.
2011
J640 JOHNS Johnson, J. Angelique The Eco-family's Guide to Living Green
Are you part of an eco-family? Check out each room of a house for what to do and what to change. From light bulbs to shower heads, learn green tips to get your family on the eco-friendly track.
2011
J640 JOHNS Johnson, J. Angelique The Eco-student's Guide to Being Green at School
Describes various ways young readers can help out in their schools by using "green" alternatives.
2011
J640.4 CORLE Corlett, Ian James E is for Environment: Stories to Help Children Care for Their World -- At Home, at School and at Play
Twenty-six short stories help to teach the importance of the environment and what children can do to help the Earth.
2011
J641.3 DALUI D'Aluisio, Faith What the World Eats
A photographic collection exploring what the world eats featuring portraits of twenty-five families from twenty-one countries surrounded by a week's worth of food.
2008
J665.5 ROCKW Rockwell, Anne F. What's So Bad about Gasoline? Fossil Fuels and What They Do
Discusses oil as a fossil fuel, the history of petroleum use, and the environmental problems created by gasoline engines.
2009
J676.142 Woods, Samuel G. Recycled Paper
Demonstrates how waste paper is recycled into useful household products at the Marcal paper mill.
2000
J709.2 ALBER Albert, Michael An Artist's America
Reproductions of collages form the basis of Albert's introduction to his own artistic journey and of his passion for promoting the use of recycled materials in art.
2008
J745.5 ALTER Alter, Anna What Can You Do with an Old Red Shoe?
A green activity book about re-use.
2009
J745.5 BULL Bull, Jane Make It!
2008
J745.5 Carlson, Laurie EcoArt!: Earth-friendly Art & Craft Experiences for 3-to 9- Year Olds
Presents art and craft projects that benefit the environment through such activities as recycling.
1992
J745.5 Fiarotta, Phyllis Cups & Cans & Paper Plate Fans: Craft Projects from Recycled Materials
Gives step-by-step instructions for making a variety of craft projects from such recyclable items as paper bags, boxes, cans, dairy containers, and jars.
1993
J745.5 Llimos, Anna Creating By Recycling
Provides instructions for a variety of craft projects using such recycled items as foam trays, empty soda cans, cardboard tubes, plastic bottles, and pieces of cloth.
2000
J745.5 MARTI Martin, Laura C. Recycled Crafts Box
Discusses recycling and provides information and instructions for making art projects from a variety of recycled materials.
2007
J745.5 Pfiffner, George Earth-friendly Outdoor Fun: How to Make Fabulous Games, Gardens, and Other Projects from Reusable Objects
Includes step-by-step instructions on how to convert materials such as scrap cardboard and plastic bottles into items for outdoor fun and use.
1996
J745.5 ROSS Ross, Kathy All New Crafts for Earth Day
Presents over twenty simple craft projects for Earth Day that young children can make from everyday materials.
2006
J745.5 ROSS Ross, Kathy Earth-Friendly Crafts: Clever Ways to Reuse Everyday Items
…shows you how to make crafts out of old playing cards, marker caps, toy cars, neckties, hairbrushes, and more.--back cover.
2009
J745.5 ROSS Ross, Kathy Every Day is Earth Day
1995
J745.5 SCHWA Schwarz, Renee Funky Junk: Cool Stuff to Make with Hardware
Projects Include a robot pencil sharpener, a bungee bug bracelet, a guard dog coat hook, and a chess set.
2003
J745.5 SMITH Smith, Heather Earth-Friendly Crafts for Kids: 50 Awesome Things to Make with Recycled Stuff
Provides instructions for using recycled materials to create fifty different crafts and offers tips for an earth-friendly lifestyle.
2002
J745.5 THREA Threadgould, Tiffany ReMake it! : Recycling Projects from the Stuff you Usually Scrap
2011
J745.54 Connor, Nikki Cardboard Tubes
Provides instructions for making such items as a haunted house, princess puppet, pencil holder, and marble run from cardboard tubes of various shapes and sizes.
1997
J745.572 Connor, Nikki Plastic Bottles
Provides instructions for making such items as bangles, a rocket, a buggy, and a plant pot from plastic bottles.
1997
J745.592 Pfiffner, George Earth-friendly Toys: How to Make Fabulous Toys and Games from Reusable Objects
1994
J779.9 ARTHU Arthus-Bertrand, Yann Our Living Earth
…informs readers about the reality of the earth's balance and inspires them to do what they can to help the planet--front flap.
2008
J978.032 MARRI Marrin, Albert Years of Dust: The Story of the Dust Bowl
2009
JB M112N Nivola, Claire Planting the Trees of Kenya
Picture book biography of Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize.
2008
JB P9383SL Slaymaker, Melissa Bottle Houses : The Creative World of Grandma Prisbrey
An introduction to the world of folk artist Grandma Prisbrey.
2004
JB SCH153T Turner, Pamela A Life in the Wild: George Schaller's Struggle to Save the Last Great Beasts
Spotlights Schaller working, observing some of the world's most endangered animals.
2008
JB ST82234M Morrow, Barbara Olenyik Nature's Storyteller: The Life of Gene Stratton-Porter
2010
JE BERGE Berger, Carin OK Go
In this almost wordless picture book, car drivers stuck in traffic under smoggy skies seek "greener" alternatives to driving, including riding bicycles, walking and playing.
2009
JE BETHE Bethel, Ellie Michael Recycle Meets Litterbug Doug
2009
JE BRODS Brodsky, Kathy My Bent Tree
In this rhyming story, a little girl walking in the woods befriends a pine tree that is bent. The little girl and others work together to protect the trees and create a park near the mall. Includes discussion questions for teachers, parents and children.
2008
JE BROWN Brown, Marc Tolon Arthur Turns Green
When Arthur starts talking about his school project involving a Big Green Machine, D.W. imagines a scary contraption that will turn everyone green.
2011
JE CHILD Child, Lauren We Are Extremely Very Good Recyclers
"…Lola wants her own real tree to plant, but first she must win the recycling contest…"--back cover.
2009
JE CURIO Perez, Monica Curious George Plants a Tree
The mischievous monkey learns about protecting the environment by planting trees and recycling paper. Includes tips on conserving energy and resources.
2009
JE DEGRO De Groat, Diane Ants in Your Pants, Worms in Your Plants! : (Gilbert Goes Green)
Gilbert seems to be the only one in his class who cannot think of any ideas for an Earth Day project.
2011
JE FRENC French, Lisa S. A Planet Called Home: Eco-Pig's Animal Protection
One afternoon, E.P. and his friends Lou and McGee discover some new arrivals in town. There is a family of polar bears, a black-footed ferret, a sea otter, and a gray wolf whose homes had all been destroyed by pollution and global warming! E.P. invites th
2010
JE FRENC French, Lisa S. The Terrible Trash Trail
In rhyming text, Eco-Pig wakes up from a nap to find his beautiful town of To-Be totally trashed.
2010
JE FRENC French, Lisa S. What Does It Mean To Be Green?
E.P. thinks To-Be is beautiful! It is the place he wants to call home. After settling in the green apple tree, E.P. finds the town is not as eco-friendly as hed hoped! He sets out to educate his new neighbors with tips on saving energy and recycling.
2010
JE FRENC French, Lisa S. Who Turned Up the Heat?
E.P.s super-sensitive snout has warned him that Earths thermostat has gone haywire! He sets out to see how global warming is upsetting the balance in Earths ecosystems.
2010
JE GHIGN Ghigna, Charles Recycling is Fun
Simple rhyming text follows children as they recycle bottles and cans and donate old clothes to charity.
2012
JE HANDY Handy, Femida Sandy's Incredible Shrinking Footprint
During a visit to her grandfather's house at the beach, Sandy "learns that everyone has an ecological footprint--the mark they leave on the world--and that it is everyone's responsibility to shrink it."--Inside cover.
2010
JE INCHE Inches, Alison The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle
"…peek into this plastic bottle's diary as he writes all about his wild journey…"
2009
JE KROLL Kroll, Steven Stuff! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Pinch is a pack rat who does not want to give up the possessions that are cluttering his house, but when he finally is persuaded to sell them at a neighborhood tag sale, he discovers the beauty of recycling. Includes tips on "reducing, reusing, and recycl
2009
JE LOPEZ Lopez, Billy This Is Serious! Recycling to the Rescue!
"The Wonder Pets are on their way to rescue a baby racoon stuck in a recycling bin when the Flyboat breaks down! This is serious! They'll have to use old materials to build a new, better-than-ever Flyboat!"--Back cover.
2010
JE MIDDL Middleton, Charlotte Nibbles: A Green Tale
Every guinea pig in Dandeville loves to eat dandelion leaves until there is only one plant left, and Nibbles secretly and carefully tends this treasure until he can share the seeds with his community.
2009
JE Newton-John, Olivia A Pig Tale
Ziggy proudly invites other piglets and their parents to see what his father has made from all the things he has been saving.
1999
JE RAY Ray, Jane The Apple-Pip Princess
In a land that has stood barren, parched by drought and ravaged by frosts since the Queen's death, the King sets his three daughters the task of making the kingdom bloom again, and discovers that sometimes the smallest things can make the biggest difference.
2007
JE REED Reed, Lynn Rowe Roscoe and the Pelican Rescue
The Gulf Coast oil spill turns Tony's summer vacation into an animal rescue mission.
2011
JE REYNO Reynolds, Aaron Metal Man
One hot summer day, a man who makes sculpture out of junk helps a boy create what he sees in his mind's eye.
2008
JE SIDDA Siddals, Mary McKenna Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth
Apple cores Bananas, bruised Coffee grounds with filters, used Just add to the pot and let it all rot into Compost Stew!
2010
JE SPINE Spinelli, Eileen Miss Fox's Class Goes Green
The students in Miss Fox's class lead their school in making choices to help keep the planet healthy, such as turning off lights when leaving a room, taking shorter showers, and using cloth bags instead of plastic ones.
2009
JE STOCK Stockland, Patricia Clean Up the Watering Hole!
When the watering hole gets polluted, the animals band together to clean it up.
2008
JE Van Laan, Nancy Round and Round Again
Mama recycles everything until the house is complete with walls covered with candy wrappers and shingles that used to be flap-jack flappers, and the whole town turns out to see her handmade rocketship.
1994
JE WALLA Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth Recycle Every Day!
When Minna has a school assignment to make a poster about recycling, her entire rabbit family spends the week practicing various kinds of recycling and suggesting ideas for her poster.
2003
JE WELLI Wellington, Monica Gabby and Grandma Go Green
Gabby and her grandmother spend the day together doing things that help the environment, from sewing cloth bags out of fabric scraps to dropping off their recycling and visiting the library for more helpful ideas.
2012
JE WILEY Wiley, Thom Big Earth, Little Me
…"lift the flaps and celebrate simple ways to help the earth…"--back cover.
2009
JE WRIGH Wright, Maureen Earth Day, Birthday!
When Monkey proclaims that it is his birthday, all the other jungle animals protest, claiming instead that it is Earth Day and telling Monkey what he should do to honor this special day.
2012
JER LOEWE Loewen, Nancy Lady Lulu Liked to Litter
Lady Lulu litters lots. Her leftovers fill the lawn, lane, and lake. Will a litter landslide swallow Lulu and all of Lucky Landing?
2009
JER MCNAM McNamara, Margaret Earth Day
When Mrs. Connor's class celebrates Earth Day, Emma decides to start small by recycling, using only what she needs, and picking up trash when she goes for a walk.
2009
J BOARDBK CHOOS Latimer, Miriam Choose to Reuse: A Green Touch & Feel Book
"In this clever touch-and-feel book, one child's trash is another child's treasure." --back cover
2009
J DONOV Donovan, Gail In Memory of Gorfman T. Frog
When irrepressible fifth-grader Josh finds a five-legged frog in his backyard pond, it leads to him learning a lot about amphibians--and himself.
2009
J GLEIT Gleitzman, Morris Toad Away
In his third adventure, Limpy the cane toad goes to the Amazon to learn the secret of living in harmony with humans.
2006
J HARPE Harper, Charise Mericle Just Grace Goes Green
"…As always, Grace is ready to help out, but can she save the planet?..."--front flap.
2009
J HIAAS Hiaasen, Carl Hoot
Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
2002
J PAPERBACK KLEIN Klein, Abby Save the Earth!
To celebrate Earth Day, Freddy's first-grade class participates in a "go green" challenge where they must complete ten planet-friendly activities by the end of the week.
2012
J LISLE Lisle, Janet Taylor Highway Cats
A hard-bitten group of mangy highway cats is changed forever after the mysterious arrival of three kittens.
2008
J MCDON McDonald, Megan Judy Moody Saves the World!
When Judy Moody gets serious about protecting the environment, her little brother Stink thinks she is overdoing it, but she manages to inspire her third grade class to undertake an award-winning, environment-saving project.
2002
J QUATT Quattlebaum, Mary Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop
His plot in a community garden brings 10-year-old Jackson Jones more zucchini than he cares to see and the unwanted attention of a bully, but when a company plans to destroy the garden, Jackson turns his attention to trying to save it.
2004
J SAINT St. John, Lauren The White Giraffe
After a fire kills her parents, eleven-year-old Martine must leave England to live with her grandmother on a wildlife game reserve in South Africa, where she befriends a mythical white giraffe.
2006

NON-PRINT

CALL # TITLE DATE
CD JZM FELD GG P14 Going Green
Environmental songs: Feeling fine -- The green team -- Turn it off! -- What will I be when they recycle me? -- Reduce, reuse, recycle -- Litter patrol -- Eat green -- Endangered species A-Z -- Earth day -- Science songs: I know a scientist -- Water cycle -- Basic needs -- Habitat homes -- Eight great planets -- Social studies songs: Continents together -- Oceans clean & blue -- My aunt came back -- The presidents -- This land is your land -- Arms are for hugging -- Arms are for hugging (music only).
2009
DVD JE CURIO Curious George Goes Green
Curious George explores recycling, gardening, and helping the environment.
2006
DVD JE HANDY Handy Manny's Green Team
5 Epidodes of Handy Manny focus on environmental issues.
2006
DVD J333.72 SCHOO School House Rock! Earth
Featuring classic characters as Interplanet Jane and Mr. Morton, this collection of 10 new cartoons focuses on ways to save the environment, like water conservation and biodiversity. Songs include: Solar Power To The People, The Rainforest, and more.
2006
DVD J333.72 SID Sid the Science Kid. Going, Going, Green!
Sid the Science Kid goes to the local Science Center to learn about protecting the environment, conservation, and recycling.
2011
DVD J363.7282 RESPE Respect Yo' Mama
Designed to act as a reference and to help reinforce, refine, and build on viewers' current understanding and knowledge of recycling.
2006
DVD J363.7 SESAM Being Green
"Elmo and Abby find out it can be easy being green when they stumble upon the Earth-a-thon…"--back cover.
2006

WEB SITES

Allen County Solid Waste Management District
http://www.acwastewatcher.com/

Are You Eco-Friendly?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/sysm/eco/eco_friendly.shtml?page=index

Barnaby Bear's Recycling Game
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear/games/recycle.shtml

Be a Green Kid
http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/home_family/go_green.html

Clean Sweep USA
http://www.cleansweepusa.org

EcoKids Games and Activities
http://ecokids.ca/pub/games_activities/index.cfm

The Green Squad: A Project of the Natural Resources Defense Council
http://www.nrdc.org/greensquad/intro/intro_1.asp

Kids' Environmental Report Card
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/kerc/index.htm

Kid's Planet
http://www.kidsplanet.org/

If you need help finding these or other Library materials, please check with anyone in Children's Services. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!




This list was created and is maintained by Children's Services Librarians.
Comments or suggestions may be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.info.

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