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Same Here!

The Differences We Share

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Sophie Casson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: customs, traditions, anthropology, daily activities, diversity & multicultural

Explore how kids around the world live and the common needs that unite them

Children around the world live vastly different lives from one another—different cultures, different geographic and socio-economic realities, differing access to health and education. Despite these differences, they all share common needs: the need to feel loved and protec …

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The World of Coral Reefs

Explore and Protect the Natural Wonders of the Sea

by Erin Spencer, illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: water (oceans, lakes, etc.), environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Coral reefs occupy less than 1% of the ocean floor, but they support 25% of all marine species with food and shelter. In this lavishly illustrated book for ages 7 to 10, marine ecologist and underwater explorer Erin Spencer provides fascinating, scientific information in a highly accessible format, including details about the types of coral, their …

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Salmon

Swimming for Survival

by Rowena Rae
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: fishes, water (oceans, lakes, etc.), environmental conservation & protection, environmental science & ecosystems

Salmon: Swimming for Survival introduces us to the dramatic life story of salmon.

These fish hatch in streams, swim extreme distances out to sea, and then migrate home to where they were born to produce the next generation. But today their habitats and very survival are threatened by human activity. This book looks at the unique biology of salmon, t …

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Fashion Forward

Striving for Sustainable Style

by Raina Delisle
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: recycling & green living, clothing & dress, fashion, environmental conservation & protection

Fashion can be fun, but it can also hurt people, animals and the planet.

Fashion Forward: Striving for Sustainable Style goes behind the glitz and glamour to explore the social and environmental issues within the fashion industry. It looks at the history of fashion, from why humans started wearing clothes to the birth of consumerism to the explosion …

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Fresh Air, Clean Water

Our Right to a Healthy Environment

by Megan Clendenan, illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, social activism & volunteering, environmental science & ecosystems, recycling & green living

Everyone depends on clean air to breathe, safe water to drink and healthy soil for growing food. But what if your drinking water is dangerous, your air is polluted and your soil is toxic?

What can you do about that? Do you have the right to demand change?

Fresh Air, Clean Water: Defending Our Right to a Healthy Environment explores the connections b …

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It's Up to Us

Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet (The Children's Terra Carta)

by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales; Christopher Lloyd, illustrated by Reza Dalvand; Estelí Meza; Nick Hayes; Gunnella; Barry Falls; Harmony Becker; Gwen Keraval; Stuart Armstrong; Fotini Tikkou; Rutu Modan; Komiko Horibe; Quang and Liên; Leah Marie Dorion; Musa Omusi; Wesley Bedrosian; Sydney Smith; Nick Sharratt; Paolo Domeniconi; Peter Sís; Vanina Starkoff; Mehrdokht Amini; Poonam Mistry; Murat Kalkavan; Luisa Uribe; Raúl Colón; Victoria Fomini; Isol; Blak Douglas; Ye Luying; Sally Deng; Owen Davey; Su Jung Jang & Sally Caulwell
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, values & virtues, social activism & volunteering, recycling & green living

“Children have a unique curiosity for Nature and for this amazing planet we call home.” So writes HRH The Prince of Wales in his introduction to It’s Up to Us: A Children’s Terra Carta for Nature, People and Planet.

 

Join His Royal Highness, author Christopher Lloyd, and 33 amazing award-winning artists from around the world on a beautiful, …

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5 Butterflies

by Carol Pasternak
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars

5 Butterflies is a fascinating account of the life cycles of Monarch Butterflies, Eastern Black Swallowtails, American Ladies, Question Marks…and the Cecropian moth!
Discover the amazing transformation of 5 worm—like caterpillars into stunning butterflies. Read about what they eat, and what wants to eat them. Learn where to find them in the wo …

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