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Kid's books to celebrate Earth Day 2024

I have the right to save my planet
I have the right to save my planet
by Alain Serres

The creators of the award-winning I Have the Right to Be a Child present a sumptuously illustrated tribute to a child’s right to advocate for the environment they live in, describing the activities that threaten the planet and what everyday kids can do to help. Illustrations.
You can change the world : The Kids' Guide to a Better Planet
You can change the world : The Kids' Guide to a Better Planet
by Lucy Bell

"You Can Change the World empowers kids to make changes in their lives and communities with the powerful message that anyone can make a difference in the world. This colorfully illustrated book is packed with information, ideas, and activities for everyday sustainability--like mending clothes, composting, and avoiding single-use plastics. Interspersed throughout are features on children around the globe who are making a difference, such as Greta Thunberg or Solli Raphael, reminding kids that ordinary people can spark extraordinary change"
Zero waste : how one community is leading a world recycling revolution
Zero waste : how one community is leading a world recycling revolution
by Allan Drummond

In this fifth installment in Allan Drummond's picture book sequence about green living, a village in Japan takes a stand against its throwaway past and shows that it really does take a village to make sustainable change
Precious planet : a user's manual for curious Earthlings
Precious planet : a user's manual for curious Earthlings
by Emmanuelle Figueras

Explores information on Earth and teaches readers how they can better take care of the planet
How to change everything : the young human's guide to protecting the planet and each other
How to change everything : the young human's guide to protecting the planet and each other
by Naomi Klein

Linking many of the environmental disasters of today’s world to the effects of climate change, an empowering collection of stories by the award-winning author of The Shock Doctrine explains how today’s young people can promote positive change. 50,000 first printing. Simultaneous eBook.
Team trash : a time traveler's guide to sustainability
Team trash : a time traveler's guide to sustainability
by Kate Wheeler

Sent back in time, an unlikely duo?—?environmentalist Charlie and artist Oliver?—?must work as a team to gather recycling data through the ages if they want to return to the present day, where they can use their sustainability knowledge to build a better earth. Simultaneous. Illustrations.
Our green city
Our green city
by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

In this child-friendly, interactive tour around a sustainable city, young readers are encouraged to imagine what's possible with the power of community and learn about green technology and concepts along the way. Illustrations.
The Earth : One-of-a-kind Planet
The Earth : One-of-a-kind Planet
by Laura Perdew

A Universe narrator and two friendly aliens introduce the planet Earth, its remarkable distinctiveness in the solar system, how oxygen and other scientific phenomena made it possible for life to develop and how climate change is affecting everyone and everything. Simultaneous. Illustrations.
Greta's story : the schoolgirl who went on strike to save the planet
Greta's story : the schoolgirl who went on strike to save the planet
by Valentina Camerini

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the Swedish teenage environmental activist who started the student movement to combat climate change and led a worldwide children's march to challenge world leaders to act on the issue
Stand up! Speak up! : a story inspired by the Climate Change Revolution
Stand up! Speak up! : a story inspired by the Climate Change Revolution
by Andrew Joyner

An empowered girl shows up, listens and then speaks to inspire her community to take action against climate change, in a lively story that shares examples of green practices while sharing back matter biographies of such child activists as Jamie Margolin, Isra Hirsi and Greta Thunberg. Simultaneous eBook.
Fresh air, clean water : our right to a healthy environment
Fresh air, clean water : our right to a healthy environment
by Megan Clendenan

"Fresh Air, Clean Water: Defending Our Right to a Healthy Environment explores the connections between our environment and our health, and why the right to live in a healthy environment should be protected as a human right. The book features profiles of kids around the world who are taking action and important environmental rights court cases. Hear the powerful stories of those fighting for change"
Greta and the giants : inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world
Greta and the giants : inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world
by Zo Tucker

After the forest she lives in is threatened by giants who cut down the trees to build houses and then cities, Greta begins a movement with her friends to protest and demand that the giants stop their destruction
Our environment : everything you need to know
Our environment : everything you need to know
by Jacques Pasquet

Presents information on different aspects of the environment, including water, air, soil, energy, and climate, and the best methods for protecting each element in the future
50 things you should know about the environment
50 things you should know about the environment
by Jen Green

Discusses the Earth's habitats and the things that threaten them, including climate change and pollution, as well as describes global conservation efforts
We are water protectors
We are water protectors
by Carole Lindstrom

When a black snake threatens to destroy the earth, one young water protector takes a stand to defend the planet's water, in a tale inspired by the many indigenous-led conservation movements across North America
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