Growing Reader

Books for a Better Planet!
16 Earth-Friendly Reads for Kids

by Melissa Taylor

Illustration: Elizabeth Graeber

Kids appreciate our planet and her precious resources when they can feel, touch, and see the natural world. When they’re not outside, kids can still expand their understanding of nature through books that celebrate the wonders of the world around them. Whether for Earth Day or every day, here are some great children’s books that facilitate a love and stewardship of planet Earth.