Explains things that children can do to recycle at home, at school, or anywhere.
After the flood, Noah calls out of the ark a variety of little-known animals, many of which are now endangered.
Text and illustrations explore the theory that the collision of an asteroid with the Earth ended the Cretaceous Period and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Provides a global perspective on environmental issues while demonstrating the concept that the many forms of life on earth depend on one another for survival.
Unusual art illustrates this story about cleaning up a polluted river.
When Mrs. Connor assigns a project to help her class celebrate Earth Day, Emma doesn't think she can make a difference. But with a little help from her father, Emma realizes there are lots of ways that she and her friends can keep the Earth healthy.
Who rained on the parade? River Heights Elementary School is putting on an Earth Day parade, and Nancy's class has a special honor: They get to build the float! Nancy, Bess, George, and all the kids in Mrs. Ramirez's class have worked hard to make the "greenest" float they can, collecting recycled materials to use for decoration. But someone's spoiled all the fun and sabotaged the float days before the parade. Who could've done something like this -- and why? Sounds like another case for the Clue Crew!
A drive to recycle cans on Earth Day teaches the children of the Maple Street School Save-the-Planet Club about place value.
Provides instructions for using recycled materials to create fifty different crafts and offers tips for an earth-friendly lifestyle.
Learning to respect the environment is no small task, especially if you want to celebrate Earth Day every day of the week! Luckily, Nancy is on hand to make sure Mom, Dad, and her little sister do their part in being green-even if she has to keep reminding them. Nancy knows that she's helping her family do something very important, but will she take her enthusiasm for the environment a step too far? A sweet story about learning to respect both the Earth and your family, this I Can Read includes a glossary of Fancy Nancy's Fancy Words in the back.
Authoritative text coupled with spectacular photographs offer documentation of the role of naturally occurring fires--its benefits and its dangers--maintaining that fire plays an essential part in the natural balance of nature.
An award-winning writer describes the worldwide trend of global warming, exploring its past, present, and potential future damage to the climate, ecology, and economy.
Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, and behavior of the two species of wolves found in North America and discusses efforts to save them from extinction by reintroducing them to wilderness areas.
Roy, who has just moved to a small town in Florida, gets caught up in a mystery when he helps another boy to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
Describes how baby orangutans whose mothers have died are nurtured by human babysitters at Camp Leakey in the rain forests of Borneo, until they are ready to live in the wild.
Describes efforts to protect sea turtles, particularly Kemp's ridley turtles, and help them reproduce and replenish their once-dwindling numbers.
When Judy Moody gets serious about protecting the environment, her little brother Stink thinks she is overdoing it, but she manages to inspire her third grade class to undertake an award-winning, environment-saving project.
Three children accompany their father in a canoe and explore the plant and animal life along a river near their home.
A poetic description of various kinds of mountains and how they are formed. Includes factual information on mountainsA poetic description of various kinds of mountains and how they are formed. Includes factual information on mountains.
Sam Gribley runs away from home to spend a winter in the mountains, where he makes his home in a hollow oak, trains a hawk to hunt, and decides whether to rejoin the his family and community.
Discusses the interrelationship of all the creatures and plants in nature, emphasizing the importance of insects.
Explains the techniques used in finding wild animals such as owls, turtles, squirrels, foxes, beavers, and deer, and in getting close enough to study their behavior.
The animals of the rain forest try to protect their tree.
The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem.
When the old ladies are no longer allowed to let their cats out at night, the delicate balance of their island ecology is disturbed, with disastrous results.
Stories to read, ideas to think about, and things to make and do--all contributing to an understanding of the seasons and their effect on the earth.
Explains how human activities are destroying the balance of nature and suggests ways to prevent further damage.
The Wump World is an unspoiled place until huge monsters bring hordes of tiny creatures from the planet Pollutus.
On a camping trip in an Australian rain forest with his father, a young boy thinks about the history of the plant and animal life around him and wonders about their future.
Explores our natural connection to the earth and its four elements, air, water, soil, and fire, underlining the importance of biodiversity and respect for the environment.