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BISAC Subject JNF065000

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Recycling & Green Living

Bumba Books ™ en español — ¡Que vivan los ayudantes comunitarios! (Hooray for Community Helpers!)

Series

What do you want to be when you grow up? Learn about the daily lives of veterinarians, nurses, librarians, and more! Now in Spanish, the carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos… Read More →

Bumba Books ™ en español — ¡Que vivan los ayudantes comunitarios! (Hooray for Community Helpers!): New for Spring 2018

Series

What do you want to be when you grow up? Learn about the daily lives of veterinarians, nurses, librarians, and more! Now in Spanish, the carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos… Read More →

Bumba Books ™ — Machines That Go

Series

Ready, set, let's go! There are many ways to get from one place to another. You can take a train, a helicopter, even a monster truck! These compelling introductions help young readers explore… Read More →

Bumba Books ™ — Machines That Go: New for Spring 2018

Series

Ready, set, let's go! There are many ways to get from one place to another. You can take a train, a helicopter, even a monster truck! These compelling introductions help young readers explore… Read More →

Fall 2018

Earth-Friendly Animal Crafts

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Animal lovers will adore these hands-on projects, which use recycled materials to make animal-themed crafts. Photos and detailed instructions walk readers through each step. Convert a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 745.592
Fall 2018

Earth-Friendly Earth Day Crafts

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Crafty readers will delight in celebrating Earth Day by making age-appropriate, Earth-themed projects from odds and ends they already have! Turn recycled paper into a beautiful bloom… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 745.5
Fall 2018

Earth-Friendly Engineering Crafts

Grade 3 - Grade 5

What can you engineer from recycled materials? This books has loads of ideas! Construct an airplane from cardboard and a plastic bottle, transform an old T-shirt into a working wind sock, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: 745.5
Fall 2018

Earth-Friendly Math Crafts

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Shapes, games, boxes, and more! Crafters will love these math-themed crafts made from odds and ends you already have on hand. Turn cardboard into a working scale, use fractions to give rain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: 745.5
Fall 2018

Earth-Friendly Science Crafts

Grade 3 - Grade 5

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
Fall 2018

Earth-Friendly Tech Crafts

Grade 3 - Grade 5

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

Eating Local

Grade 6 - Grade 8

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

First Step Nonfiction — Conservation

Series

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 →

Free-Range Farming

Grade 6 - Grade 8

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

From Garbage to Compost

Kindergarten - Grade 3

How does a pile of garbage become compost? Follow each step in the cycle—from collecting kitchen and yard waste to creating compost for your garden—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 631.8/75

Garbage Trucks on the Go

Preschool - Grade 1

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about how garbage trucks work. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 628.4/42
Fall 2018

Go Green (Early Bird Stories ™)

Series

Ready to help planet Earth? These fun narratives feature diverse characters learning how to protect the environment. The inviting stories are punctuated with critical thinking and recall… Read More →

Fall 2018

Go Green by Caring for Water

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Readers will learn about protecting a vital natural resource in this tale full of diverse characters and fun illustrations. Comprehension questions, fast facts, and critical thinking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 333.91/16
Fall 2018

Go Green by Fighting Pollution

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Diverse characters and a fun narrative will lead readers to learn about pollution and how to prevent it. Comprehension questions, fun facts, and critical thinking questions keep readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 363.73/6
Fall 2018

Go Green by Recycling

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Fun text and upbeat illustrations will inspire readers to learn about recycling. Comprehension questions, fun facts, and critical thinking questions keep readers engaged and thinking while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 363.72/82
Fall 2018

Go Green by Reusing

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Colorful illustrations and diverse characters will lead readers along a narrative that teaches them the environmental benefits of reusing. Comprehension questions, fun facts, and critical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 363.72/82
Fall 2018

Go Green by Saving Energy

Kindergarten - Grade 2

A fun narrative, diverse characters, and appealing illustrations await readers as they learn about saving energy. Comprehension questions, fun facts, and critical thinking questions keep… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • Dewey: 333.791/6
Fall 2018

Go Green for Earth Day

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Readers will learn about Earth Day through a charming narrative full of delightful illustrations and a diverse cast of characters. Comprehension questions, fun facts, and critical thinking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 363.7
Fall 2018

Green STEAM

Series

This makerspace-friendly series blends science, technology, engineering, and math content with arts and crafts for the perfect STEAM experience. A green approach focuses on reusing everyday… Read More →

Growing Green

Series

Organic foods, sustainable agriculture, free-range farming, eating local—what do these terms mean? And how are these concepts influencing the way people farm, shop, cook, and eat? Readers… Read More →