Books to Save the Planet

This Is My Planet: The Kids' Guide to Global Warming By Jan Thornhill Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781897349076
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Published: Maple Tree Press(CA) - September 1st, 2007

Reports of global warming's catastrophic effects are everywhere: in newspapers, on the nightly news, even on movie screens. The subject can be so overwhelming that young people are often left with the thought, What can I do?


Lonely Planet Kids Our Extreme Earth 1 By Anne Rooney, Dynamo Ltd (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anne Rooney, Dynamo Ltd (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781838690854
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: Lonely Planet - October 20th, 2020

From the otherworldly landscapes of the Atacama Desert to the thundering Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, journey to jaw-dropping habitats around the world and learn about the people and creatures that have adapted to living in such extreme environments.


No Planet B: A Teen Vogue Guide to the Climate Crisis By Lucy Diavolo (Editor), Lindsay Peoples Wagner (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Lucy Diavolo (Editor), Lindsay Peoples Wagner (Foreword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781642592597
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 9th, 2021

An urgent call for climate justice from Teen Vogue, one of this generation's leading voices, using an intersectional lens - with critical feminist, indigenous, antiracist and internationalist perspectives. As the political classes watch our world burn, a new movement of young people is rising to meet the challenge of climate catastrophe.


60 Second Genius: Planet Earth: Bite-Size Facts to Make Learning Fun and Fast By Mortimer Children's Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781783127238
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Published: Welbeck Children's - December 14th, 2021

Learn everything about Planet Earth in 60 seconds


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We Have a Dream: Meet 30 Young Indigenous People and People of Color Protecting the Planet By Mya-Rose Craig, Sabrena Khadija (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mya-Rose Craig, Sabrena Khadija (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419756665
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Published: Magic Cat - April 12th, 2022

Thirty young environmental activists share their dreams with voice of a generation Mya-Rose Craig

Indigenous people and people of color are disproportionately affected by climate change. And yet they are underrepresented within the environmental movement.


My Very Important Earth Encyclopedia: For Little Learners Who Want to Know Our Planet (My Very Important Encyclopedias) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$24.99
ISBN: 9780744059731
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: DK Children - October 18th, 2022

A charming children's encyclopedia bursting with facts about explosive volcanoes, incredible habitats, and world-saving ideas.


Our Planet By Jimi Lee, Jimi Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jimi Lee, Jimi Lee (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9789888240609
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Published: mineditionUS - August 1st, 2014

A wordless environmental fairy tale for today’s imperfect world

 


One Earth: People of Color Protecting Our Planet By Anuradha Rao Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781459818866
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - April 7th, 2020

★ "The activists' stories are extraordinary...It's a powerful answer to Rao's framing questions: 'Who is an environmental defender? What does she or he look like? Maybe like you. Maybe like me.'"--Publishers Weekly, starred review


Planet Power By Stacy Clark, Annalisa Beghelli (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stacy Clark, Annalisa Beghelli (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781646862795
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Published: Barefoot Books - November 16th, 2021

Explore six renewable energy technologies that are used around the world Accessible verse and lush illustrations introduce children to important information about how we can harness the planet's natural resources including wind, water and sun.


Haven Jacobs Saves the Planet By Barbara Dee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534489837
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Published: Aladdin - September 27th, 2022

A School Library Journal Best Book of 2022

From critically acclaimed author Barbara Dee comes a middle grade novel about a young girl who channels her anxiety about the climate crisis into rallying her community to save a local river.

Twelve-year-old Haven Jacobs can’t stop thinking about the climate crisis.


Knowledge Encyclopedia Planet Earth!: Our Exciting World As You've Never Seen It Before (Knowledge Encyclopedias) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$24.99
ISBN: 9780744056259
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: DK Children - October 18th, 2022

Explore planet Earth like you’ve never known before with this perfect children's encyclopedia for a young explorer.


The Story of More (Adapted for Young Adults): How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here By Hope Jahren Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593381151
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Published: Ember - October 4th, 2022

This young adult adaptation of acclaimed geochemist and geobiologist Hope Jahren's highly respected nonfiction work is the perfect book for those interested in learning about climate change and how they can contribute to creating a more sustainable future.


Kids Fight Climate Change: Act now to be a #2minutesuperhero By Martin Dorey, Tim Wesson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Dorey, Tim Wesson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536223491
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Published: Candlewick - March 22nd, 2022

Kids can help save planet Earth with these positive, climate-focused missions from best-selling author and eco-warrior Martin Dorey.


How to Talk to Your Kids about Climate Change: Turning Angst Into Action By Harriet Shugarman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780865719361
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Published: New Society Publishers - May 12th, 2020

Building grit and hope in the face of the climate emergency

With catastrophic global warming already baked into the climate system, today's children face a future entirely unlike that of their parents. Yet how can we maintain hope and make a difference in the face of overwhelming evidence of the climate crisis?


Rising Seas: Flooding, Climate Change and Our New World By Keltie Thomas, Belle Wuthrich (Illustrator), Kath Boake W (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Keltie Thomas, Belle Wuthrich (Illustrator), Kath Boake W (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9780228100218
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Published: Firefly Books - February 6th, 2018

2019 Silver Birch Non-fiction Honour Book

This is an important book but we don't have time for its young readers to replace those in power. So read this book and then give grown-ups hell and demand something be done. It's your future that's at stake.
-- David Suzuki


A Warmer World: From Polar Bears to Butterflies, How Climate Change Affects Wildlife By Caroline Arnold, Jamie Hogan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Caroline Arnold, Jamie Hogan (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781580892674
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Published: Charlesbridge - February 1st, 2012

This picture book introduction to climate change and its impact on wildlife engages young nature-lovers as they learn about ecosystems, environments, and global warming.


Rebel Girls Climate Warriors: 25 Tales of Women Who Protect the Earth (Rebel Girls Minis) By Rebel Girls Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781953424211
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Published: Rebel Girls - March 29th, 2022

With fairytale-like stories about Greta Thunberg, Autumn Peltier, and Rachel Carson, Rebel Girls Climate Warriors: 25 Tales of Environmental Allies spotlights the world-changing work of women on the frontlines of the fight for climate justice.


What Is Climate Change? (What Was?) By Gail Herman, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786151
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Penguin Workshop - June 19th, 2018

Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet.