Earth Day Reads

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The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781643260440
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Published: Timber Press - March 30th, 2021

Timber Press will donate $1.00 for each copy sold of The Nature of Oaks between April 12-25 to The Nature Conservancy's Plant a Billion Trees Program!


Whole Farm Management: From Start-Up to Sustainability Cover Image
By Garry Stephenson (Editor)
$26.95
ISBN: 9781635860740
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - November 12th, 2019

Farming is a business, as well as a way of life. Whole Farm Management is a comprehensive guide developed by the Small Farms Program at Oregon State University to help aspiring and beginner farmers make smart business decisions to ensure lasting success.


The Oak Papers Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063037946
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Published: HarperOne - February 16th, 2021

"A profound meditation on the human need for connection with nature, as one man seeks solace beneath the bows of an ancient oak tree."—Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of Trees


Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328974624
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 2nd, 2021

"Epic and engrossing." —The New York Times Book Review

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author and pioneering journalist, an expansive look at how history has been shaped by humanity’s appetite for food, farmland, and the money behind it all—and how a better future is within reach.


Simply Sustainable: Moving Toward Plastic-Free, Low-Waste Living Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781984859136
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 30th, 2021

Break your plastic habit with simple, actionable steps and jumpstart your journey toward a minimal, beautiful, low-waste home.


Cosmic Queries: StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781426221774
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Published: National Geographic - March 2nd, 2021

In this thought-provoking follow-up to his acclaimed StarTalk book, uber astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the world's most important philosophical questions about the universe with wit, wisdom, and cutting-edge science.


How to Prepare for Climate Change: A Practical Guide to Surviving the Chaos Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781982134518
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 26th, 2021

A practical and comprehensive guide to surviving the greatest disaster of our time, from New York Times bestselling self-help author and beloved CBS Sunday Morning science and technology correspondent David Pogue.

You might not realize it, but we’re already living through the beginnings of climate chaos. In Arizona, laborers now start their day at 3 a.m.


Hacking Planet Earth: How Geoengineering Can Help Us Reimagine the Future Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593187548
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Published: TarcherPerigee - March 24th, 2020

An exploration of the cutting-edge technology that will enable us to confront the realities of climate change.


The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525576716
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - March 17th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon

With a new afterword


How Are We Going to Explain This?: Our Future on a Hot Earth Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982163136
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Published: Scribner - November 17th, 2020

There’s a new story in the making, one in which the consequences of our actions add up—and every contribution is meaningful.

If climate change is the biggest threat humanity has ever faced, then why are we doing so little about it?


How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546133
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Published: Knopf - February 16th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical—and accessible—plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.


The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780525658351
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Published: Knopf - February 25th, 2020

Climate change: it is arguably the most urgent and consequential issue humankind has ever faced. How we address it in the next thirty years will determine the kind of world we will live in and will bequeath to our children and to theirs.


Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136270
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Published: Crown - February 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity’s transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it?


A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal (Jacobin) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781788738316
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Published: Verso - November 12th, 2019

In the twenty-first century, all politics are climate politics.


The Ecopoetry Anthology Cover Image
By Ann Fisher-Wirth (Editor), Laura-Gray Street (Editor), Robert Hass (Introduction by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781595349293
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Published: Trinity University Press - March 1st, 2020

Definitive and daring, The Ecopoetry Anthology is the authoritative collection of contemporary American poetry about nature and the environment--in all its glory and challenge. From praise to lament, the work covers the range of human response to an increasingly complex and often disturbing natural world and inquires of our human place in a vastness beyond the human.


Erosion: Essays of Undoing Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374280062
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - October 8th, 2019

Fierce, timely, and unsettling essays from an important and beloved writer and conservationist


Fungarium: Welcome to the Museum Cover Image
By Ester Gaya, Katie Scott (Illustrator)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781536217094
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Published: Big Picture Press - April 6th, 2021

Welcome to the Fungarium! Step into the world of fungi and learn all about these strange and fascinating life-forms.


Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063009332
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Published: Harper - November 3rd, 2020

"Dazzling. . . . In glittering prose, Momaday recalls stories passed down through generations, illuminating the earth as a sacrosanct place of wonder and abundance. At once a celebration and a warning, Earth Keeper is an impassioned defense of all that our endangered planet stands to lose."  — Esquire


The Nature of Nature: Why We Need the Wild Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781426221019
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Published: National Geographic - August 25th, 2020

In this inspiring manifesto, an internationally renowned ecologist makes a clear case for why protecting nature is our best health insurance, and why it makes economic sense.Enric Sala wants to change the world--and in this compelling book, he shows us how. Once we appreciate how nature works, he asserts, we will understand why conservation is economically wise and essential to our survival.


Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth Cover Image
By Tony Hiss, E. O. Wilson (Introduction by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525654810
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Published: Knopf - March 30th, 2021

"As clear a picture of humanity's impact on earth's natural environment as any ever written." --E. O. Wilson (from the Introduction)


Leave It As It Is: A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt's American Wilderness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982105044
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2020

“A rallying cry in the age of climate change.” —Robert Redford

An environmental clarion call, told through bestselling author David Gessner’s wilderness road trip inspired by America’s greatest conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt.


Kiss the Ground: How the Food You Eat Can Reverse Climate Change, Heal Your Body & Ultimately Save Our World Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501170263
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Published: Atria/Enliven Books - September 18th, 2018

From Josh Tickell, one of America’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers, comes a “fascinating, easy-to-follow blueprint for how eating in ways that nourish and regenerate the soil can not only help reverse global warming, but also bring greater vitality to our lives” (Wolfgang Puck).


The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Save Your Life and Our World (Plant Based Diet, Food Politics) Cover Image
By John Robbins, Dean Ornish (Foreword by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781642503043
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Published: Conari Press - March 16th, 2021

The Saving Power of the Plant-Based Diet

"If every patient in every doctor's office read this book, it would revolutionize the health of America." --Neal Barnard, MD, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

#1 Bestseller in Agriculture & Food Policy


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Trees in Trouble: Wildfires, Infestations, and Climate Change Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781640094666
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Published: Counterpoint - April 27th, 2021

A troubling story of the devastating and compounding effects of climate change in the Western and Rocky Mountain states, told through in-depth reportage and conversations with ecologists, professional forest managers, park service scientists, burn boss, activists, and more.


The End of the End of the Earth: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250234896
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Published: Picador - March 31st, 2020

A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections—now with a new epilogue


The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781604699029
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Published: Timber Press - March 3rd, 2020

“An informative and celebratory resource.” —Booklist 

In this beautiful and empowering book, Jennifer Jewell—host of public radio’s award-winning program and podcast Cultivating Place—introduces 75 inspiring women.


What Can I Do?: My Path from Climate Despair to Action Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593296226
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Published: Penguin Press - September 8th, 2020

A call to action from Jane Fonda, one of the most inspiring activists of our time, urging us to wake up to the looming disaster of climate change and equipping us with the tools we need to join her in protest

"This is the last possible moment in history when changing course can mean saving lives and species on an unimaginable scale. It's too late for moderation."


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The Energy Switch: How Companies and Customers Are Transforming the Electrical Grid and the Future of Power Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781633886667
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Published: Prometheus Books - June 15th, 2021

The energy industry is changing, and it's far more than just solar panels. Electric vehicles look to overtake gasoline-powered cars within our lifetimes, wind farms are popping up in unlikely places, traders are transforming energy into a commodity, and supercomputers are crunching vast amounts of data in nanoseconds while helping to keep our energy grids secure from hackers.


Tales of Two Planets: Stories of Climate Change and Inequality in a Divided World Cover Image
By John Freeman (Editor)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143133926
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Published: Penguin Books - August 4th, 2020

Building from his acclaimed anthology Tales of Two Americas, beloved writer and editor John Freeman draws together a group of our greatest writers from around the world to help us see how the environmental crisis is hitting some of the most vulnerable communities where they live.


Would You, Could You Plant a Tree? With Dr. Seuss's Lorax (Step into Reading) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593306161
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

Learn how to plant a tree and help clean the air with the Lorax--Dr. Seuss's beloved icon of Environmentalism--in this rhymed early reader!


The Wisdom of Trees: How Trees Work Together to Form a Natural Kingdom Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250237071
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 2nd, 2021

With lush illustrations, poems, and accessible scientific information, The Wisdom of Trees by Lita Judge is a fascinating exploration of the hidden communities trees create to strengthen themselves and others.

We clean the air and seed the clouds, we drench the thirsty land with rain. We are like wizards.


A World of Plants Cover Image
By Martin Jenkins, James Brown (Illustrator)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781536215328
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Published: Candlewick Studio - March 23rd, 2021

A conservation biologist and a printmaker team up for a fascinating, visually arresting guide to botanical history, biodiversity, and the rich inner lives of plants. A must-read for budding gardeners!


What's Inside A Flower?: And Other Questions About Science & Nature Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593176474
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

From the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science, comes a new nonfiction picture book series ready to grow young scientists by nurturing their curiosity about the natural world--starting with what's inside a flower.


How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other Cover Image
By Naomi Klein, Rebecca Stefoff (Adapted by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534474529
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

An empowering, engaging young readers guide to understanding and battling climate change from the expert and bestselling author of This Changes Everything and On Fire, Naomi Klein.

Warmer temperatures. Fires in the Amazon. Superstorms.


The Last Straw: Kids vs. Plastics Cover Image
By Susan Hood, Christiane Engel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062981394
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Published: HarperCollins - February 16th, 2021

"Thoughtful and thought-provoking, this book will plant the seeds of environmental activism in young readers." —Kirkus (starred review)

“I encourage everyone to read this book.” —Dr. Jane Goodall


We Are All Greta: Be inspired by Greta Thunberg to save the world Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781786276148
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 24th, 2019

"Humans are very adaptable: We can still fix this. But the opportunity to do so will not last for long. We must start today. We have no more excuses" GRETA THUNBERG

Follow in the footsteps of the Swedish teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize candidate in We Are All Greta and join the global mission to save our planet from climate change.


This Book Will (Help) Cool the Climate: 50 Ways to Cut Pollution and Protect Our Planet! Cover Image
By Isabel Thomas, Alex Paterson (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593308707
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

Our planet is heating up, and it needs your help! If you want to learn to reduce your carbon footprint and cool the Earth, here are practical tips and projects that make a difference!


How to Help the Earth-by the Lorax (Dr. Seuss) (Step into Reading) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375869778
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2012

The star of The Lorax by Dr. Seuss makes his Step into Reading debut in this rhymed Step 3 reader that offers kids easy suggestions for going green, a perfect real aloud for Earth Day!


Would You, Could You Save the Sea? With Dr. Seuss's Lorax (Step into Reading) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593306185
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

The Lorax--Dr. Seuss's beloved icon of Environmentalism--stars in an early reader about helping to save the ocean!


Climate Action: What Happened and What We Can Do Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062943309
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Published: HarperCollins - February 23rd, 2021

Meet the young activists who are using their voices and minds to fight climate change.

Did you know that the past five years have been the hottest ever recorded? Or that over seven million people participated in the global Climate Strike? We’re facing a very real problem, but there’s hope.


Let's Go to the Garden! With Dr. Seuss's Lorax (Lift-the-Flap) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593308370
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 9th, 2021

Join the Lorax and learn all about gardens in this board book for Dr. Seuss's youngest fans--perfect for encouraging a love of nature!


This Book Is Not Garbage: 50 Ways to Ditch Plastic, Reduce Trash, and Save the World! Cover Image
By Isabel Thomas, Alex Paterson (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593308677
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

Our planet is in peril and needs your help! If you want to learn to reduce waste and save the Earth, here are practical tips and projects that make a difference!


Give Bees a Chance Cover Image
By Bethany Barton, Bethany Barton (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670016945
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 25th, 2017

From the author-illustrator of Children's Choice Book Award Winner I'm Trying to Love Spiders: a plea to please give bees a chance!


I Love the Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316480215
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Published: LB Kids - February 6th, 2018

With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, bestselling author Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this board book.


The Hike: (Nature Book for Kids, Outdoors-Themed Picture Book for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452174617
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 8th, 2019

The Hike is a plucky and sweet adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers who set out to conquer the outdoors in their local forest.

This spirited picture book is filled with lyrical language that captures the majesty of the natural world, coupled with a fun narrative.


• Features a glossary and scientific backmatter


Listen Cover Image
By Holly M. McGhee, Pascal Lemaitre (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250318121
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 3rd, 2019

A Brain Pickings Favorite Children's Book of 2019
Experience the power of listening to your heart, paying attention, love, and empathy in Listen, a simple and tender picture book by Holly M. McGhee and Pascal Lemaitre, the creators of the New York Times bestseller Come With Me.


The Silver Arrow Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316539531
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

New York Times bestseller!

A PeopleMagazine Best Book of the Year

"I loved every page.


The Endangereds Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062894168
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Published: HarperCollins - September 29th, 2020

2021 Green Earth Book Award Long List 


Busy Spring: Nature Wakes Up Cover Image
By Sean Taylor, Alex Morss, Cinyee Chiu (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780711255395
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Published: Words & Pictures - March 16th, 2021

In this uplifting picture book about spring, follow two children and their father through their backyard as they discover all the different ways nature wakes up from its long winter sleep.

Spot the busy creatures and plants as the tale unfolds, then learn about how each responds to the increasing daylight and warmth that usher in the season.