How to Go Green
Your children will be inspired to help the environment as their favorite characters come to life in these pages. They will learn important lessons about reducing their carbon footprint, waste recycling, and making changes to keep the earth environmentally safe. These four books are sure to delight and inspire environmentally-minded children.
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won’t grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits …Recommended Reading List – 7A
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
“Once there was a tree…and she loved a little boy.” So begins this tender story about the capacity for unconditional love and generosity. This is a tender story, touched with sadness, warmth and comfort. It is a moving parable for readers of all ages that presents an affecting illustration of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another’s capacity to love in return. Recommended Reading List – 2A
A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry
There are many reasons why trees are nice. You can pick apples from a tree or get shade from it. You can hang a basket of flowers on it or play pirate ship on it. Whatever the reasons for trees being nice, perhaps, the most endearing is that you don’t really need more than one tree to be happy. Recommended Reading List – AI
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
The Lorax is the story of a boy who is looking for answers. Living in a polluted town, the little boy wants to know the story of the Lorax, so he goes to the Once-ler, an elderly inventor. The Once-ler tells the boy how the town came to be ruined and, most importantly, what he can do to turn things around.
Help your children learn how they can make a difference in the environment, by introducing eco-friendly reading choices. These titles are perfect for children who are learning to live a green life.