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Story Time: Stories and Talks with the 3Rs Theme

Meets goals 1B, 3C, 4A, 12E, 13B

50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth (book)
 
50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth (book)
by The Earth-Works Group, 6th to 12th grade
A Pig's Tale
 
A Pig's Tale
by Olivia Newton-John and Brian Seth Hurst, large pages with big illustrations by Sal Murdocca, Pre-K to 2nd grade, 2 copies
Agatha's Feather Bed (book)
 
Agatha's Feather Bed (book)
by Carmen Agra Deedy, illustrated by Laura L. Seeley, a wonderful story about preserving and caring for our natural resources, K to 4th grade.
Beyond Recycling: A Re-Users Guide (book)
 
Beyond Recycling: A Re-Users Guide (book)
by Kathy Stein, 336 tips to save money and protect the environment, 6th to adult.
Big Band Sound (book)
 
Big Band Sound (book)
by Harriet Diller, illustrated by Andrea Shine, beautiful pictures, delightful story of a young girl who builds a "big band" percussion section set out of old pots and cans, 1st to 4th grade.
Earthworms (book)
 
Earthworms (book)
by Keith Pigdon and Marilyn Wooley, a very large demo book with large text and illustrations, great for explaining vermi-composting to a large class or organization, Pre-K to adult.
Follow that Trash! (book)
 
Follow that Trash! (book)
by Francine Jacobs and Mavis Smith, easy read story about the 3-R's,
1st to 3rd grade.
Garbage and Waste: Current Controversies (book)
 
Garbage and Waste: Current Controversies (book)
By Bruno Leone, 9th to adult.

 
Garbage Collectors (book)
by Tami Deedrick, great photos, large text, Pre-K to 3rd grade.
Garbage! The Trashiest Book You'll Ever Read (book)
 
Garbage! The Trashiest Book You'll Ever Read (book)
by Suzanne Lord, 5th to 12th grade, 3 copies.
Here Comes the Recycling Truck! (book)
 
Here Comes the Recycling Truck! (book)
by Meyer Seltzer, excellent photos, 1st to 5th grade.
I Heard the Willow Weep (book)
 
I Heard the Willow Weep (book)
by Toni Albert, illustrated by Margerate Brandt, wonderful poem about the effects of not being responsible for the care of the earth, the back is full of "Eco-Facts" and activities, K to 5th grade.
In My Neighborhood: Garbage Collectors (book)
 
In My Neighborhood: Garbage Collectors (book)
by Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Kim LaFave, 1st to 3rd grade.

 
Protecting the Environment: Community Service for Teens (book)
by Bernard Ryan, 6th to 8th grade.

 
Recycle! A Handbook for Kids (book)
Recycle! A Handbook for Kids (book)
Recycling (book)
 
Recycling (book)
by Rebecca Stefoff, 5th to 12th grade.
Sir Johnny's Recycling Adventure (book)
 
Sir Johnny's Recycling Adventure (book)
by Rachael Peterpaul Paulson, nice illustrations by Delton Gerdes, discusses "closing the loop" with activities listed in the back, large text makes it easy to read, 1st to 3rd or 4th grade.
The Berenstein Bears: Don't Pollute Anymore! (book)
 
The Berenstein Bears: Don't Pollute Anymore! (book)
by Stan and Jan Berenstein, 1st to 3rd grade.
The Old Red Rocking Chair
 
The Old Red Rocking Chair
by Phyllis Root, colorful illustrations by John Sanford, Pre-K to 2nd grade.
The Treasure Hunt
 
The Treasure Hunt
by Richard Scarry, good for Pre-K to 2nd grade, 2 copies.
The Wartville Wizard (book)
 
The Wartville Wizard (book)
The Wartville Wizard (book)
Toxic Materials (book)
 
Toxic Materials (book)
Toxic Materials (book)
Trash! (book)
 
Trash! (book)
by Charlotte Wilcox, excellent photos by Jerry Busley, describes the
3-R's process with info on landfills, 1st to 5th grade.
Waste And Want: A Social History of Trash (book)
 
Waste And Want: A Social History of Trash (book)
by Susan Strasser, 9th to adult.
Where Does the Garbage Go? (book)
 
Where Does the Garbage Go? (book)
by Paul Showers, illustrated byRandy Chewning, info on landfills, 2nd to 4th grade.

Other Educational Resources

Recycling: Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why
Story Time: Stories and Talks with the 3Rs Theme
Shopping: The Choices We Make
Aluminum Recycling: Resource and Energy Savings
Mini Materials Recovery Facility (MRF): How Recycling Works
Garbage and Health
Closing the Loop: Buy Recycled
Landfills: Design and Purpose
Environmental and Solid Waste Legislation
How Things Recycle: Composting and Vermi-Composting
Paper Recycling
My Environment - for Pre-K to Grade 1
A Short History of Trash
Glass Recycling
Art and Activity Books

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