Earth Day is a great time to get kids interested in protecting the planet. Let’s celebrate with these new releases with environmental themes.
Where The Sky Lives by Margaret Dilloway
(Published March 8, 2022) From the author of Five Things About Ava Andrews comes a stand-alone novel with STEM and activism themes, set against the backdrop of beautiful Zion National Park. Tuesday Beals works to save the preserved property surrounding the Park from development with the help of a riddle left by her late uncle.
Consider the Octopus by Nora Raleigh Baskin and Gae Polisner
(Published April 5, 2022) When twelve-year-old JB Barnes messages Sidney Miller to join him on a scientific research ship, he thinks he’s invited a scientist not a girl his age who makes podcasts from her bedroom. Suddenly, being at the edge of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is more interesting.
Seed by Caryl Lewis
(Publishing May 3, 2022) Marty loves to spend time in the community garden with his eccentric grandfather. When he gets a seed for his birthday, he never expects adventure to follow, but his grandfather insists, “There’s magic in seeds, you know. You can never tell what wonders are in them.”