Humans Making an Impact: A Roundup of Yesterday, Today, and the Future

english 4-8 years Environmental Justice Activism STEM Marine Biology Girls Outdoors Various, see each review. Summary: In my ongoing Earth Day coverage, I wanted a post to focus on specific individuals who were passionate about different aspects of our natural world. Behold, an array humans that have made a difference throughout history (and one who…

Earth Squad: 50 People who are Saving the Planet

english MG & Up Climate Justice Historical Figures Trailblazers STEM Activism Community Alexandra Zissu & Nhung Lê summary For #SweetsAndSocialJustice this week, I want to kickoff what I’ve been calling in my brain an Earth Day social justice bonanza. Make sure you look for the earth icon I’ve put on the photo to be able…

Over and Under the Rainforest

Written & Illustrated by:  Kate Messner & Christopher Silas Neal For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Family Kids Outdoors Environmental Activism/Preservation Nature Pint-Sized Professor   Summary:  I know I know, I’m late to the party on this one. But life is quite something in this day and age. Anywho, let’s stop talking about my…

Planet S.O.S

Written & Illustrated by: Marie G. Rohde For ages: 8-12 years  Language: English  Topics Covered: Climate Justice, Environment, Sustainability, Pint-Sized Professor, Climate Change, STEM, Call to Action. Summary:  Planet SOS is an incredibly fascinating book, and the layout is one of the most creative I’ve seen in a non-fiction.  Combining environmental threats and mythical creatures, creator Marie G. Rohde brings…

Our Environment: Everything You Need to Know

Written by: Jacques Pasquet Illustrated by: Yves Dumont Translated by: Shelley Tanaka For ages: 9-12 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Environment, Nature, Sustainability, Activism, Pint-Sized Professor, Biology, Littering, Oceans, Marine Life, Weather, Climate Change.  Summary:  Our Environment is helpfully broken up into 5 sections, one for each of the essential elements (water, air, soil, energy, climate) with bolded vocabulary words…