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 …

116 Years of Dr. Seuss

116 Years of Dr. Seuss

Whether you learned about environmentalism for the first time with The Lorax or enjoyed a day in with The Cat in the Hat, Dr. Seuss has impacted children for generations. From the publication of his first children’s book And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street in 1937, it was clear that Dr. Seuss was going to be a mainstay in children’s literature. Seuss’ birthday is one of the biggest birthday celebrations in schools and libraries across the country. For those who are out of school, these lesser-known Dr. Seuss facts are not likely to be celebrated at …

7 Cli-Fi Books to Celebrate Earth Day and Every Day

7 Cli-Fi Books to Celebrate Earth Day and Every Day

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April 22nd is Earth Day, and while you’re all busy reducing, reusing, and recycling, we’ve made a list of cli-fi books for you to read and share. Cli-Fi has become a new genre of fiction, focusing on the most drastic effects of climate change that we face by taking no actions to stop it. They’re eerie, they’re surprisingly accurate, and they’re a lot of fun.   1. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline   The many 80’s references and killer virtual reality video game detract from the fact that Ready Player One paints a disturbing picture of the future. The plot develops …