Auckland Libraries: Environmentalism 101 for kids

Environmentalism 101 for kids

Are you anxious about the environment and the impact we are having on it? These selected titles can help with understanding issues on this topic and learn how you can do your bit to help. Be inspired by the real-life stories of young people who have started making a change already.

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Precious planet

Sarah Tavernier

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In this book, we learn all about our home: the planet Earth. One of the most important parts of living in a home that you love is taking care of it. This book shows how we can work together to take care of this magnificent place in an engaging way.

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50 things you should know about the environment

Jen Green

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This book explores the startling discoveries of new life forms in extreme environments, such as the strange worlds of the ocean depths. Whilst marveling the natural world around us, it also confronts issues of the human impact on the environment.

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Putting your carbon foot in it

Paul Mason

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This intriguing title gives you insights on environmental destruction that is happening- and what you can do to stop it! Written with a light and humorous touch, the lively text and illustrations will demystify, inform and enlighten!

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Living in a sustainable way

Megan Kopp

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How are people in different places around the world learning to live in a green and sustainable way? Discover how people everywhere are choosing to live more sustainably by recycling, using green sources of energy, and car-sharing.

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Respecting our world

Sue Barraclough

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This book encourages children to play a part in the recycling process. They can discover many ways to make a difference and respect our world. This title has a hands-on approach to environmental issues with simple activities and ideas.

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101 ways to save the earth

David J. Bellamy

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What can you contribute to help to save the world? You can save energy, protect wildlife, help clean up the water and the air. Conservationist David Bellamy and the Friendly Whale show you how, with clear explanations and exciting green projects.

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The everything kids' environment book

Sheri Amsel

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With this read, you'll find out what you can do every day to help protect our planet. Whether you are in the classroom, or just hanging out with your friends, you can make a difference. Start today - so our Earth can live another 4.5 billion years!

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You can change the world

Lucy Bell

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Kids are on a mission to make our Earth a better, safer, happier place, and you can join in! This practical guide is designed to empower kids to make changes in their lives to help make a difference in the world.

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Greta's story

Valentina Camerini

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Greta's story is about hope, courage and determination. You are never too young to make a difference. This is her story, but also that of many others around the world willing to fight against the indifference of the powerful for a better future.

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Kids who are changing the world

Anne Jankeliowitch

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The 45 young heroes featured in this book have discovered issues that concerned them, and they did something about it. This inspiring and powerful book includes suggestions on how you can get involved and become an environmental champion too!

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Heroes of the environment

Harriet Rohmer

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This inspiring book presents the true stories of twelve people from across North America who have done great things for the environment. Photographs and illustrations bring each compelling story vividly to life.

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Be the change

Liz Brownlee

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A beautiful anthology of poems about sustainability and the positive efforts being made to protect the planet. These poems are perfect for starting conversations about looking after each other and our environment.

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