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Books to Celebrate Earth Day

April 21, 2014


The first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970. Since then, we have learned better ways to take care of the Earth and its resources.

Earth Day is a great time to introduce and encourage some great environmentally friendly themes to your child. By reading to your child about being green, you can teach your child the benefits to taking care of our environment.

Here are a few earthy reading suggestions:

Sid the Science Kid: Earth Day Fun Manufactured by Collins, PBC

The Earth Science Book:Activities for Kids By Dinah Zike

Michael Recycle By Ellie Bethel

Where Does the Garbage Go? By Paul Showers

Compost Stew By Mary McKenna Siddals

The Earth Book By Todd Parr

I Can Save the Earth!: One LIttle Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (Little Green Books) by Alison Inches and Viviana Garofoli

How to Help the Earth by the Lorax (Step into Reading) by Tish Rabe

The Three R’s: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle By Nuria Roca and Rosa M. Curto

Earth Day – Hooray! By Stuart J. Murphy

The Everything Kids Environment book By Sheri Amsel

Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Baby Care, by Dr. Alan Greene

50 Simple Things Kids can do to Save the Earth, by The Earthworks Group

Fun With Recycling: 50 great things that kids can make from junk, by Marion Elliot

Earth Book for Kids: Activities that help heal the environment, by Linda Schwartz