Earth Day Picks for your kids

The Earth Day Book List

Kelly Wussow, early literacy specialist with the Hennepin County Library says, “Books that are engaging and have an earth-friendly message will encourage kids and teens to go green!”


For pre-readers, Mud (by Mary Lyn Ray and illustrated by Minnesotan Lauren Stringer, Voyager Books) “is a celebration of spring and the mud that it brings,”

Cool Time Song

Cool Time Song (by Carole Lexa Schaefer, Viking Juvenile) takes readers to the hot African savannah.

Judy Moody Saves the World

Early readers who identify with crazy-and-wild Judy Moody, will learn all about recycling in Judy Moody Saves the World (by Megan McDonald, Candlewick).

Vampire Island

Vampire Island

Vampire Island (by Adele Griffin, Puffin) is a “fun, suspenseful story” for middle-schoolers about a family of vegetarian vampires out to protect the earth from humans.

They Came from Below

They Came from Below (by Blake Nelson, Tor Teen) mixes environmental issues, science fiction, and a little teen romance.

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