Books to Celebrate Earth Day

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It's Earth Day today! Here are some great choices to share with your child:

          

Big Bear Hug by Nicholas Oldland
A bear that loves to hug everything in the forest is compelled to try and stop the destruction of his homeland after seeing a human being to cut down a tree.

The Earth Book by Todd Parr
Presents an introduction to environmental protection, describing a variety of ways that young people can work together to support the planet.

The Family Tree by David McPhail
In the 1800's, a man clearing land in a beautiful forest to build a home leaves one special tree, but many years later the tree is in trouble, and the man's great-great grandson enlists a host of animal friends to try to save it.

How to Help the Earth by the Lorax by Tish Rabe
Dr. Seuss's the Lorax helps kids understand what happens to their trash when they throw things away and suggests ways to reduce waste and recycle to help protect the environment.

Love Your World: How to Take Care of the Plants, the Animals and the Planet by Dawn Sirett
You can make a big difference if you help take care of the planet. From growing a garden in a tray to recycling trash, this book is full of ideas.

Miss Fox's Class Goes Green by Eileen Spinelli
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 bag instead of plastic ones.