Earth Day Reads that aren’t ‘The Lorax’

Earth Day Reads that aren’t ‘The Lorax’

Lifestyle

It’s hard to find ways to connect with people while we all social distance.  However, as the world sits at home, we are beginning to notice over social media, telephone calls to those we haven’t spoken to in a while, and even waving at others across the street for their daily walk that we have a lot more in common that we usually might think.  The biggest thing we share is our Earth, and in honor of Earth Day here are some spectacular modern titles about the collective challenge facing us across the globe.   Rising Elizabeth Rush’s book takes …

5 Books to Teach Your Kids About the Environment

5 Books to Teach Your Kids About the Environment

It’s Earth Day! Whether you’re looking to educate your children about the environment in a fun and informative way, or simply want to take a trip down memory lane, here are five children’s books about the environment, in honor of the holiday. 1. ‘Seekers’ by Erin hunter image via amazon If you have a young middle-schooler at home (or were once a Warrior Cats fan obsessed with anything Erin Hunter, like me) you may have heard of this middle-grade animal series featuring four main characters—all of which are bears. The series isn’t wholly centered on environmental issues, but the state …

7 Nature-Centered Books to Read on Earth Day

7 Nature-Centered Books to Read on Earth Day

Book Culture

It’s April 22nd, do you know what that means? It’s time to celebrate Earth Day! While this year it will be a little harder to celebrate what with everyone in quarantine, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t stop to appreciate the planet we call home. In honor of having some extra time to read in quarantine, here are some books that one can read to connect more with nature. 1. ‘Braiding sweetgrass’ by Robin Wall Kimmerer image via amazon In this memoir, Robin Wall Kimmerer uses her experiences as a woman, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and a scientist, …

5 Excellent Books With an Environmental Message to Celebrate Earth Day

5 Excellent Books With an Environmental Message to Celebrate Earth Day

Book Culture

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a reminder about the planet we live on, about its resources and the ecological impact we do with every move we make. To remind you about how you can help the planet, not just on Earth Day but every day of the year, here are five compelling books with an environmental message to celebrate this day, covering from a variety of genres such as nonfiction to fiction.   5. No turning Back: The Extinction Scenario by Richard Ellis   Image Via Goodreads No Turning Back by Richard Ellis is a nonfiction scientific book which examines the …