Inspirational books

We know you love to read and so here are a few very interesting books to learn more about your planet and your eco home.



Sandy's Incredible Shrinking Footprint Handy, Carpenter and Steele-Card

During her holidays at the seaside, Sandy comes across a pile of garbage discarded in the middle of the beautiful beach. By quietly cleaning up the mess, Sandy discovers that she can, just like you, clean up the planet.

Growing Green: A Young Person's Guide to Taking Care of the Planet
Goodings and Furukawa

This book proposes some very simple actions, but very important ones to protect our planet: you can take care of plants and animals, recycle, plant trees and a vegetable garden, ride your bike.



I Can Save the Earth! One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Inches and Garofoli

Max the Little Monster is an environmental nightmare. His excessive ways cause a power outage. You can follow Max the Little Green Monster's journey to environmental awareness and learn tips on how you can become a little green monster yourself.

The EARTH Book
Todd Parr

You can take care of the Earth by doing little things every day to make a BIG difference. Featuring a circular die-cut Earth on the cover, and printed entirely with recycled materials and nontoxic soy inks, this book includes lots of easy, smart ideas on how we can all work together to make the Earth feel good - from planting a tree and using both sides of the paper, to saving energy and reusing old things in new ways. Best of all, the book includes a poster with tips/reminders on how you can "go green" everyday. You will be inspired to do your part in keeping the Earth happy and healthy.



The City
Nicolazzi and Audouin

This book is part of a collection that applauds responsible behavior and proposes a better exploitation of natural resources and sustainable development. In this book, you will read about the city and its impacts on the environment as well as problems related to city living. You will be encouraged to investigate your own neighborhood and how you can live a healthy lifestyle amid all the hustle and bustle.

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling
Inches and Whitehead

Learn about recycling from a new perspective! Peek into this diary of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant, to the manufacturing line, to the store shelf, to a garbage can, and finally to a recycling plant where it emerges into its new a fleece jacket!

Jacob's Secret

Jacob’s Secret is a delightful inspirational story for kids like you who are looking for a new sort of hero. Who doesn’t want to know about a fun loving 7 year old boy who is committed to protecting the environment and Mother Nature?

Earth Day--Hooray! Murphy

Earth Day is on the way, and Ryan, Luke, and Carly have a plan. If they manage to collect and recycle 5,000 aluminum cans, they can make enough money to buy some beautiful flowers for a nearby park. Counting the cans gives the children a lesson about recycling. The story will help readers understand how important it is to take care of the earth.



Sustainable Homes McLeish

Each book in the series "Conserving Our World" addresses the current threats affecting our natural resources. In this book, you will learn about sustainable homes and natural environments around the world. The book includes suggestions on how to use Earth's natural supplies in more environmentally-friendly ways.

Not Your Typical Book About the Environment Kelsey and Hanmer

You will learn about the remarkable time you live in: smart technologies, innovative ideas, and a growing commitment to alternative eco-lifestyles exploding around the world. The book shows how scientists are seeking viable solutions to the serious environmental problems facing the planet.

Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet

This inspiring book presents the true stories of 12 people from across North America who have done great things for the environment. Heroes include a teenage girl who figured out how to remove an industrial pollutant from the Ohio River, a Mexican superstar wrestler working to protect turtles and whales, and a teenage boy from Rhode Island who helped his community and his state develop effective waste recycling programs.