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Environmental Library

Faith in Action Green Together Campaign

Adult Books

  • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teaching of plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. 2020. Milkweed Editions; Minneapolis, Minnesota. (non-fiction)

  • The Carbon Footprint of Everything by Mike Berners-Lee. 2021. Greystone; Vancover, Canada. (non-fiction)

  • A Fire Story (Graphic Novel) by Brian Fies. 2019. Abrams ComicArts; New York, New York. (non-fiction)

  • Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen. 2018. Mira, an imprint of Harper Collins; Toronto, Canada.

  • Silent Spring: 50th Anniversary Edition by Rachel Carson. 2012. Mariner Books; Boston. (non-fiction)

  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. 2017. G.P. Putnam’s Son; New York.

  • The World Without Us by Alan Weisman. 2007. Picador Books; New York (non-fiction)


Young Adult Books

  • Going Blue: a teen’s guide to saving our oceans, lakes, rivers, and wetlands by Cathryn Berger Kaye. 2010. Free Spirit Publishers; Golden Valley, Minnesota. (non-fiction)

  • Hoot by Carl Hiaasen. 2002. Alfred A. Knopf; New York, New York.

  • Lostman’s River by Cynthia Defelice. 1995. Avon; New York, New York.

  • No One is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg. 2019. Penguin Books; New York, New York. (non-fiction)

  • Scat by Carl Hiaasen. 2009. Alfred A. Knopf; New York, New York.


Juvenile Books

  • Animals Lost & Found by Jason Bittel. 2022. Doring Kindersley, London, England. (non-fiction)

  • Climate Change by John Woodward. 2021. Doring Kindersley, London, England. (non-fiction)

  • Eyewitness: Weather. 2022. Doring Kindersley, London, England. (non-fiction)

  • The First Rule of Climate Club by Carrie Firestone. 2022. G.P. Putnam’s Sons; New York, New York.

  • The New 50 Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth by John Javna. 2009. Simon & Shuster; New York. (non-fiction)

  • Planet Earth for Kids by Stacy W. Kish. 2021. Rockridge Press, Oakland CA. (non-fiction)

  • Saving Our World: Rainforests by Jane Parker. 1999. Copper Beech Books, Brookfield, Connecticut. (non-fiction)

  • Easy Books

  • The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle by Alison Inches. 2009. Little Simon, a imprint of Simon and Shuster Children Division; New York.  (non-fiction)

  • Compost Stew: an a-z recipe for the earth by Mary Mckenna Siddals. 2010. Tricycle Press; Berkeley. (non-fiction)

  • If Sharks Disappeared by Lily Williams. 2017. Roaring Brook Press, New York. (non-fiction)

  • The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. 1971. Random House; New York, New York.


How-To Books

  • Awesome Outdoor Science Experiments for Kids by Megan Olivia Hall, PhD, NBCT. 2021. Rockridge Press; Emeryville, California.

  • Composting: essential know-how and expert advice for gardening success by Zia Allaway. 2021. Doring Kindersley; London, England.

  • Container Gardening for All Seasons by Barbara Wise. 2012. Cool Springs Press; Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Ecology for Every Kid by Janice VanCleave. 1996. John Wiley & Sons; New York

  • Gardening Month by Month in Illinois by William Alderich and Don Williamson. 2004. Love Pine Publishing; Edmonton, Canada.

  • The Pollinator Victory Garden: win the war on pollinator decline with ecological gardening by Kim Eierman. 2020. Quarry Books, an imprint of The Quatro Group; Beverly, Massachusetts.

  • Wild Chicago: animals, reptiles, insects, and plants to watch for at home, at the park, and in the woods by F. Lynne Bachieda. 2013. Clerisy Press; Covington, Kentucky.


  • David Attenborough: A life on our planet by Jonathon Hughes, Keith Scholey, and Alastair Fothergill. 2020. Netflix; Los Gatos, California.

  • FernGully: The Last Rainforest by Bill Kroyer. 1992 Distributed by 29th Century Fox, California.  

  • A Walk in the Woods by Ken Kwapis. 2015. Broad Green Pictures; Los Angeles, California.

  • Wild by Jean-Marc Vallee. 2014. Fox Searchlight Pictures; Los Angeles, California.

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