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Environmental Science

Resources in the interdisciplinary fields of Environmental Science and Sustainability.

Children's Books in the Curriculum Materials Center (CMC)

Books for younger readers (Kindergarten-grade 3)

Bang, Molly. Common Ground: The Water, Earth, and Air We Share
A picture book which explains the Tragedy of the Commons and our relationship with the environment and with each other.
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) GE195.5.B36 1997

Cherry, Lynne. The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.C4199 G7 1990

Gore, Willma Willis. Earth Day
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) HC110.E5 G66 1992

Jenkins, Martin. Can We Save the Tiger?
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QL83.J473  2011

Krull, Kathleen. It's My Earth, Too: How I Can Help the Earth Stay Alive
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) TD171.7.K78 1992

Pettiford, Rebecca. Recycling
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.)TD794.5.P49 2017

Seuss, Dr. The Lorax
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) PZ8.3.G276L6 1971

Spinelli, Eileen. Miss Fox's Class Goes Green
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.S7566M57 2009

Van Allsburg, Chris. Just a Dream
CMC Picture books (2nd fl.) PZ7.V266 J8 1990

Winter, Jeanette. Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) SB63.M22 W56 2008

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Books for older readers (grade 3 and up)

Cherry, Lynne. How We Know What We Know about Our Changing Climate
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QC981.8.C5 C475 2008

Cole, Joanna. The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QC981.3.C65 2010

Fleischman, Paul. Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) TD170.15.F54 2014

Flounders, Anne. Reducing Waste
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) TD792.F56 2014

Mason, Paul. Making Our Food Sustainable
CMC Children's Literature (2nd fl.)  TD195.F57 M373 2019

Needham, Bobbe. Ecology Crafts for Kids: 50 Great Ways to Make Friends with Planet Earth
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QH541.14.N44 1998

Paladino, Catherine. One Good Apple: Growing Our Food for the Sake of the Earth
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) S605.5.P35 1999

Russo, Monica. Treecology: 30 Activities and Observations for Exploring the World of Trees and Forests
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QK475.8.R8855 2016

Simon, Seymour. Global Warming
CMC Children's literature (2nd fl.) QC981.8.S5498 2010