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Bethel, Ellie. MICHAEL RECYCLE  (2008)

Michael Recycle, the green-caped crusader, visits the town of Abberdoo-Rimey and proves to the residents that recycling can actually be fun. (J PICTURE BET)
Bouler, Olivia. OLIVIA’S BIRDS: SAVING THE GULF (2010)
Eleven-year-old Olivia Bouler has drawn and illustrated a brief guide to endangered birds in an effort use book sales to contribute to the clean-up expenses for the oil contamination of the Gulf of Mexico. (J EASY QR BOU)
Child, Lauren. CLARICE BEAN: WHAT PLANET ARE YOU FROM?  (2010)
Clarice Bean and her family  get involved in saving a tree on their street from being cut down. (J PICTURE CHI)
De Groat, Diane. ANTS IN YOUR PANTS, WORMS IN YOUR PLANTS (2011)
Gilbert seems to be the only one in his class who cannot think of any ideas for an Earth Day project. (J PICTURE DEG)
Driscoll, Laura. SMASH TRASH  (2008)
On a field trip to the Nature Center, Three J leads his second-grade classmates on a mission to pick up as much trash as posssible after they find a bird caught in a discarded lunch bag. (J EASY FICTION DIS)
Fox, Jennifer. EARTH DAY FUN (2010)
Sid's dad has bought some potting soil so he and Sid can plant a tree for Earth Day. But what exactly is in the dirt? Sid and his Dirt Detective friends are going to find out. (J EASY FICTION FOX)
Guillain, Charlotte. REUSING AND RECYCLING  (2008)
Introduces to children ideas on how to conserve and nurture elements of their surroundings. Beautiful photography provides visual reinforcement of learning.(J EASY SP GUI)
Jennings, Sharon. FRANKLIN PLANTS A TREE (2001)
Franklin loses interest in planting his Earth Day tree when he sees how small it is. But thanks to Mr. Heron and Franklin's friends, Franklin discovers the potential of his little seedling. (J PICTURE FRA)
Keene, Carol. EARTH DAY ESCAPADE  (2007)
River Heights Elementary School is putting on an Earth Day parade, and Nancy's class has a special honor: They get to build the float! Nancy, Bess, George, and all the kids in Mrs. Ramirez's class have worked hard to make the "greenest" float they can, collecting recycled materials to use for decoration. (J MYSTERY KEENE CAR)
Kelman, Marcy. THINK GREEN (2009)
Mayor Rosa has asked Manny and his tools to help get the town ready for its annual Earth Day celebration. As the team prepares for the big event, Manny and the citizens of Sheet Rock Hills teach the tools about the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling. (J PICTURE DIS)
Klein, Abby. SAVE THE EARTH (2012)
To celebrate Earth Day, Freddy's first-grade class participates in a "go green" challenge where they must complete ten planet-friendly activities by the end of the week. (J FICTION KLE)

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Langton, Jane. THE DRAGON TREE (2008)

After a new neighbor begins cutting down all the trees in town, the Halls and their friends band together to protect the magical and mysterious tree that has sprouted overnight in their backyard. (J FICTION LANGTON JAN)
McDonald, Megan. JUDY MOODY SAVES THE WORLD!  (2002)
When Judy Moody gets serious about protecting the environment, her little brother Stink thinks she is overdoing it, but she manages to inspire her third grade class to undertake an award-winning, environment-saving project. (J FICTION MCDONALD MEG)
Manushkin, Fran. KATIE SAVES THE EARTH (2013)
With Earth Day coming up, Katie decides to have a yard sale with her friends and recycle her old toys. (J EASY FICTION MAN)
Parr, Todd. THE EARTH BOOK (2010)
Simple text and illustrations show how children can help protect the Earth. (J EASY SP PAR)
Perez, Monica. CURIOUS GEORGE PLANTS A TREE (2009)
The mischievous monkey learns about protecting the environment by planting  trees and recycling paper. Includes tips on conserving energy and resources. (J PICTURE CUR)
Ross, Anna.GROVER’S 10 TERRIFIC WAYS TO HELP OUR WONDERFUL WORLD (1992)
Grover describes ten ways to help the world, from planting trees to recycling trash. (J PICTURE SES)
Schimmel, Schim. CHILDREN OF THE EARTH REMEMBER
Out of love and concern for their planet, the animals and people of Mother Earth work together to protect the natural world. (J PICTURE SCH)
Tate, Nikki. DOWN TO EARTH: HOW KIDS HELP FEED THE WORLD (2010)
Looks at farming and the ways that children from different cultures help in the production and distribution of food around the world, with attention paid to environmental and food supply issues. (J NON FICTION S TAT)
Wright, Maureen. EARTH DAY, BIRTHDAY! (2012)
When Monkey proclaims that it is his birthday, all the other jungle animals protest, claiming instead that it is Earth Day and telling Monkey what he should do to honor this special day. (J PICTURE WRI)
Ziefert, Harriet. MY FOREVER DRESS (2009)
Grandma sews an environmentally friendly party dress for her granddaughter that can be recycled as she grows up. (J PICTURE ZIE)

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