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Celebrating Earth Day

| Evesham Library

The Crayons Love Our Planet by Drew Daywalt
The hilarious Crayons are back in this celebration of our planet and their contributions to it – white ice caps, green trees, blue oceans and skies, brown soil and even wheat!

Black Beach: A Community, An Oil Spill, and The Origin of Earth Day by Shaunna and John Stith
Based on actual events, this picture book tells the story of the first Earth Day through the eyes of a young girl named Sam.

The First Day of Peace by Todd Shuster
A wise girl inspires her fellow mountain people to help and share with the valley people. This story sheds light on the importance of protecting the environment and of sharing rather than fighting over the earth's precious natural resources.

How the Crayon’s Saved the Earth by Monica Sweeney
On a yucky, smoggy day, a box of seven special crayons steps up to help! With their unique personalities, quirky attitudes, and stick-to-itiveness, this rainbow of friends puts their heads and hearts together to find a way to save the Earth.

Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter to Our Planet by April Pulley Sayre
This love letter to the Earth shares striking photographic images from around the world that introduce such concepts as nature and science. It includes backmatter with kid-friendly ideas for conservation projects, information about the photographs, and additional resources.

The Mess That We Made by Michelle Lord
Explore the environmental impact of trash and plastic on the ocean and marine life and get inspired to do your part to combat pollution.

Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch by Heidi King
This beautiful story is about an opera singer turned environmentalist who saved a beach. Combined with gorgeous illustrations, this book shows us that we can all make an impact on the world around us.

Penguins Don't Wear Sweaters! by Marikka Tamura
When an oil spill prevents penguins from doing the things they love to do, Big Boots come and dress them in sweaters until they – and the water – can be cleaned. This book Includes facts about penguins and why dressing them in sweaters is not always a good idea.

Kate, Who Tamed the Wind by Liz Garton Scanlon
A young girl finds a way to tame the winds besieging an old man who lives on a hill above her village.

Zonia's Rain Forest by Juana Martinez-Neal
Enjoying days spent with animal friends near her home in the Amazon, young Zonia wonders what to do on a day when the rainforest calls out to her for help.

We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
Water affects and connects us all. When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource.

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
This story chronicles the plight of the environment while the Lorax, who “speaks for the trees,” confronts the Onceler.

Greta and the Giants: Inspired by Greta Thunberg's Stand to Save the World by Zoë Tucker
Greta is a little girl who lives in a beautiful forest threatened by Giants who chop down all the trees. Greta knows she must help the animals who live in the forest, but how?

Old Enough to Save the Planet by Loll Kirby
Meet kids just like you taking action against climate change. Learn about the work they do and discover how the future of our planet starts here ... with you.

Little Turtle and the Changing Sea by Becky Davies
Plastic bags and other pieces of garbage have been dropped into the water and into Turtle’s home. Can anything – or anyone – save Turtle’s beloved home?

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