Book Mama: Books for Earth Day

Books for Earth Day

 I  have been collecting books for Earth Day.  I have come across some fantastic books (and some not so great ones). Here are a handful of good ones! Enjoy!

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 Books for Earth Day


Earth Day, Every Day by Lisa Bullard

Kids learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle with Trina and Tyler in the Planet Protector Series.


Earth Day: An Alphabet Book by Gary Kowalski

Children and adults will delight in Earth Day with a litany of thanks that celebrates the earth’s diverse species from apricots all the way to zebras.


Good People Everywhere by Lynea Gillen

A book of vibrant illustrations to inspire children to grow into grateful, caring and giving people.


The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story of Recycling by Alison Inches

Learn about recycling from the perspective of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant, to the manufacturing line, to the store, to a garbage can and finally to a recycling plant where it emerges as a fleece jacket!


The Earth and I by Frank Asch

This story celebrates the friendship between a child and the earth.  They play together, listen to one another, and nourish each other. When the Earth is sad, the child is sad so he finds a way to make his friend, Earth, happy again.


Recycle: A Handbook for Kids by Gail Gibbons

This book explains the process of recycling from start to finish.


Where Does the Garbage Go? Paul Fowler

Follow a garbage truck to the landfill where the trash keeps piling up. Then go to the incinerator and see how garbage is made into energy and follow a plastic bottle from the garbage to becoming something brand new!



Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth by Mary McKenna Siddals

People are becoming more and more knowledgable about the environment and many people are composting at home. But just how do you start a compost pile?  What can you put into the compost and what must you leave out?  This book is a wonderful guide for simple ways to help the environment.


Wiggling Worms at Work by Wendy Pfeffer

Read all about worms and all the wonderful things they do for our earth.


Our Big Home by Linda Glaser

A celebration of the air, water, soil, sky and rain shared by humans beings with other living things.


Earth Day (Rookie Read about Holidays) by Trudi Trueit

An informative book that tells young children all about Earth Day around the world.


Looking for other Earth Day ideas? Try these:

Boy Mama Teacher Mama Free Earth Day Poster

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Earth Day Activity

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Earth Day Pledge

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Happy Birthday Earth!

Boy Mama Teacher Mama | Garden Cupcakes

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3 thoughts on “Book Mama: Books for Earth Day

  1. Pingback: Teacher Mama: FREE Earth Day Activities {After School Linky} | Boy Mama Teacher Mama

  2. So many small ways for kids to make such a big difference, on Earth Day and every day! Thanks so much for including COMPOST STEW in this lovely little hand-picked selection of books. Your kind words are greatly appreciated!

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