Category Archives: Ecology

The Poem Forest: Poet W. S. Merwin and the Palm Tree Forest He Grew from Scratch by Carrie Fountain, illustrated by Chris Turnham

The Poem Forest: Poet W. S. Merwin and the Palm Tree Forest He Grew from Scratch by Carrie Fountain, illustrated by Chris Turnham, Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536211269 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

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Mermaid Kenzie by Charlotte Watson Sherman, illustrated by Geneva Bowers

Mermaid Kenzie by Charlotte Watson Sherman, illustrated by Geneva Bowers. Astra Young Readers, (formerly Boyds Mills Press), 2022. 9781635923100 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Girls Who Green the World: Thirty-Four Women Out to Save Our Planet by Diana Kapp, illustrated by Ana Jarén

Girls Who Green the World: Thirty-Four Women Out to Save Our Planet by Diana Kapp, illustrated by Ana Jarén. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593428054 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about … Continue reading

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My Life at the Bottom: The Story of a Lonesome Axolotl by Linda Bondestam

My Life at the Bottom: The Story of a Lonesome Axolotl by Linda Bondestam. Translated from the Swedish by A. A. Prime. Restless Books, 2022. 9781632061386 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy … Continue reading

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Our Green City by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, illustrated by Colleen Larmour

Our Green City by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, illustrated by Colleen Larmour. Kids Can Press, 2022. 9781525304385 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This text … Continue reading

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Oceanarium (Welcome to the Museum) by Loveday Trinick, illustrated by Teagan White

Oceanarium (Welcome to the Museum) by Loveday Trinick, illustrated by Teagan White. Big Picture Press, 2022. 9781536223811 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover, oversize What did you like about the book? Written (or “curated”) … Continue reading

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This is the Tree We Planted by Kate McMullan, illustrated by Allison Friend

This is the Tree We Planted by Kate McMullan, illustrated by Allison Friend. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780525579472 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Big Island: A Story of Isle Royale by Julian May, illustrated by John Schoenherr

            The Big Island: A Story of Isle Royale by Julian May, illustrated by John Schoenherr, University of Minnesota Press, c1968, 2021, 2022. 9781517910693 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

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This is the Boat that Ben Built by Jen Lynn Bailey, illustrated by Maggie Zeng

This is the Boat that Ben Built by Jen Lynn Bailey, illustrated by Maggie Zeng. Pajama Press, 2022. 9781772782424 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction/picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Beetles for Breakfast and Other Weird and Wonderful Ways to Save the Planet by Madeleine Finlay, illustrated by Jisu Choi

Beetles for Breakfast and Other Weird and Wonderful Ways to Save the Planet by Madeleine Finlay, illustrated by Jisu Choi. Flying Eye Books, 2021. 9781912497508 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

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