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Books About Going Green

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Green Picture Books


Author Title Call Number
Bethel, Ellie Michael Recycle E Picture Bks/B
Bethel, Ellie Michael Recycle Meets Litterbug Doug E Picture Bks/B
Dahlin, Adam Junk Collector School E Picture Bks/D
Gibbons, Gail Recycle! A Handbook for Kids E Picture Bks/Nonfic
Goodings, Christina Growing Green: A Young Person's Guide to Taking Care of the Planet E Picture Bks/Nonfic
Green, Jen Why Should I Recycle? E Picture Bks/G
Koosen, Ted Bag in the Wind E Picture Bks/K
Murphy, Stuart Earth Day Hooray! E Picture Bks/Nonfic
Perez, Monica Curious George Plants a Tree E Picture Bks/R
Ross, Anna Grover's 10 Terrific Ways to Help our Wonderful World E Picture Bks/Nonfic
Seuss, Dr. The Lorax E Picture Bks/S
Sirett, Dawn Love your World E Toddler/S
Wallace, Nancy Recycle Every Day E Picture Bks/W

Green Chapter Books



Bailey, Linda How Come the Best Clues are Always in the Garbage? jPbk/Mystery
Danziger, Paula Earth to Matthew jPbk/D
Gregory, Kristin The Secret of the Junkyard Shadow jM Pbk/G
Harper, Charise Just Grace Goes Green
jM Fiction/H

Going Green Nonfiction


Abramson, Andrea Heavy Equipment Up Close
j629.225 Abramson
Alter, Anna What can you do with an Old Red Shoe? j745.5 Alter
Amsel, Sheri Everything Kids' Environment Book j363.7 Amsel
Bailey, Gerry Journey into Space j629.4 Bailey
Baird, Nicola A Green World? j353.7 Baird
Barraclough, Sue Recycling Materials j363.72 Barraclough
Bowden, Rob Waste j363.72 Bowden
Burnie, David Endangered Planet j333.95 Burnie
De la Garza, Amanda, ed. Biomass: Energy from Plants and Animals j333.94 de la Garza
Greenaway, Theresa The Water Cycle j551.48 Greenaway
Gutman, Dan, ed. Recycle this Book! 100 Top Children's Book Authors Tell You How to Go Green j363.7 Recycle
Handelsman, Judith Gardens from Garbage j635.048 Handelman
Hewitt, Sally Reduce and Reuse j363.72 Hewitt
Hewitt, Sally Waste and Recycling j363.728 Hewitt
Knight, M.J. Why Should I Recycle Garbage? j363.728 Knight
Leardi, Jeanette Making Cities Green j333.72 Leardi
Leavitt, Amie A Backyard Vegetable Garden for Kids j635 Leavitt
Maass, Robert Garbage j363.728 Maass
MacLeod, Elizabeth Grow it Again j635.043 MacLeod
Orme, Helen Garbage and Recycling j363.72 Orme
Orme, Helen Living Green j363.7 Orme
Ostopowich, Melanie Waste: Refuse, Misuse, and Reuse j363.728 Ostopowich
Palmer, Joy Recycling Plastic j363.72 Palmer
Ross, Kathy Earth Friendly Crafts: Clever Ways to Reuse Everyday Items j745.5 Ross
Showers, Paul Where does the Garbage Go? j628.44 Showers
Walkers, Kate Plastics j363.72 Walker
Walker, Kate Glass j363.72 Walker
Walker, Kate Paper j363.72 Walker
Wilcox, Charlotte Earth Friendly Waste Management j363.728 Wilcox
Wilcox, Charlotte Recycling j363.728 Wilcox
Wilkes, Angela My First Green Book j363.7 Wilkes
---- Fifty Simple Things Kids can do to Recycle j363.728 Fifty
***List compiled by Susan Weddig & encoded by Stefanie Aucoin of the Waltham Public Library***