BISAC Subject JNF037020

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection

Earth-Friendly Science Crafts

From the Series Green STEAM

Science stars can transform recycled materials into science-themed crafts. Convert old clothing into space gear using ice, turn broken crayons into a candle with heat, and grow crystallized… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 745.5

Earth-Friendly Tech Crafts

From the Series Green STEAM

Create new technology crafts from old household materials. Devise a sundial from recycled cardboard, refresh old earbuds with string, and make a cell phone charging cradle from a recycled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 745.59

Earth-Friendly Waste Management

From the Series Saving Our Living Earth

People are throwing away more than ever before. Everything is made to be disposable—from diapers to dishes to cameras. Collecting, hauling, sorting, processing, burning, and burying this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 363.72'8

Eating Local

From the Series Growing Green

Have you ever shopped for fruits, vegetables, or meat at a local farmers' market? Or maybe your family picks up a weekly box of fresh fruits and vegetables grown by local farmers in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 381'.41

Environmental Activist Wangari Maathai

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever tried to come up with ways to solve a problem in your community? Wangari Maathai worked to solve an environmental crisis and help people at the same time. When Maathai was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 333.72096762

Environmentalist Rachel Carson

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Do you enjoy spotting wild animals in the forest? As a little girl, Rachel Carson loved to explore the woods near her house. As an adult, she became an ecologist who helped change national… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 508.092
Spring 2020

Fight Pollution, Big Bird!

From the Series Go Green with Sesame Street ®

Young readers learn all about pollution and how to protect earth with Big Bird and his Sesame Street friends. Keep water clean, pick up litter, and recycle to help stop pollution. How can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: 363.73

Finding Out about Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know that most of the energy we use comes from coal, oil, and natural gas? How do workers collect these fossil fuels? And what effects do these fuels have on the environment? Read… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 553.2

Finding Out about Geothermal Energy

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know people can dig underground and use Earth's heat to make energy? This geothermal energy can power the computer and heat or cool your home. How exactly do we get it, though? And… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 621.44

Finding Out about Hydropower

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know people can turn the energy in rushing water into electricity? This hydropower can run the computer and the lights in your home. How exactly do we get it, though? And what is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 333.91'4

Finding Out about Nuclear Energy

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know that tiny atoms that make up all matter hold huge amounts of energy? This energy, called nuclear energy, can power the television and refrigerator in your home. How is nuclear… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 621.48'3

Finding Out about Wind Energy

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Are Energy Sources?

Did you know that the same wind that messes up your hair can be used to create energy? How exactly do you harness the wind? And what is the effect on the environment? Read this book to find… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 333.9'2

First Step Nonfiction — Conservation — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Conservation

Set

Create a classroom of conservationists! Each of these simple books examines way students can help conserve resources in their community. The simple text and corresponding photographs will… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $14.22
  • Your Price: $14.22
  • 3 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Ecology — eBook Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Ecology

Set

Explore the concept of interdependence of life with young readers. Each of these engaging, photographic books looks at how people, plants, and animals need a healthy environment—and each… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $107.97
  • Your Price: $80.98
  • 3 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Ecology — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Ecology

Set

Explore the concept of interdependence of life with young readers. Each of these engaging, photographic books looks at how people, plants, and animals need a healthy environment—and each… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $19.92
  • Your Price: $19.92
  • 3 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action

Set

This easy-reading series gives examples of how young people can show responsibility. Simple, straightforward text helps beginning readers understand what a process is and teaches them… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action — eBook Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action

Set

This easy-reading series gives examples of how young people can show responsibility. Simple, straightforward text helps beginning readers understand what a process is and teaches them… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $215.94
  • Your Price: $161.95
  • 6 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action — Interactive Books Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action

Set

This easy-reading series gives examples of how young people can show responsibility. Simple, straightforward text helps beginning readers understand what a process is and teaches them… Read More →

  • Interactive Book
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $215.95
  • 6 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action — Library Bound Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action

Set

This easy-reading series gives examples of how young people can show responsibility. Simple, straightforward text helps beginning readers understand what a process is and teaches them… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $95.96
  • Your Price: $71.97
  • 4 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action

Set

This easy-reading series gives examples of how young people can show responsibility. Simple, straightforward text helps beginning readers understand what a process is and teaches them… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.84
  • Your Price: $39.84
  • 6 titles
Spring 2020

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Every year in Namibia, about two thousand zebras suddenly disappear from their grazing area along the Chobe River. Months later, the herd returns. Where do they go? And why? Thanks to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 599.665/71568

Forest Fires

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Forces of Nature

How do forest fires start? How do firefighters put out forest fires? How can we prevent forest fires? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 634.9'618

Free-Range Farming

From the Series Growing Green

Have you seen eggs labeled "free-range"? Maybe your family only buys meat from local farmers because you know and trust their practices when raising animals for food. So what exactly does… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • Dewey: 630

Friends in the Wild

From the Series Core Content Science — Our Green Earth

Think about grass, trees, flowers -- even the dirt and weeds -- all around you. Did you know these are the habitats or natural homes for insects, birds, and other animals? Not only are the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 577