– NEWEST ADDITIONS TO THE LIBRARY – May 2022
Father, We Thank You. Ralph Waldo Emerson, 2000 [Child**] “In this classic poem [Emerson] captures the inspiration and beauty of nature in the modest words of a grateful heart.”
The Circle of Days. Reeve Lindbergh, 1998 [Child**] Poetry from Canticle of the Sun by Saint Francis of Assisi “known for his devotion to nature, especially animals and birds.”
All Things Bright and Beautiful. Cecil Frances Alexander, 2001 [Child**] A “…timeless ode to nature calls everyone to celebrate the wonders of life, great and small, seen and unseen.”
Once There Was a Tree. Natalia Romanova, 1985 [Child**] A beautiful story of nature with wisdom about who owns it.
Eight Dolphins of Katrina – A True Tale of Survival. Janet Wyman Coleman, 2013 [Child**] A story of the people who devote their lives to saving dolphins in particular following Katrina, the tragic hurricane of 2005.
One Plastic Bag – Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia. Miranda Paul, 2015 [Child**] “…simple but lyrical text coveys this beautiful, thought-provoking tale of ecological awareness and recycling…”
How to Change Everything – The Young Human’s Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other. Naomi Klein, 2021 [Child**] “Climate change is real…and young people [age 10 and up] can help.”
“…young people are not just part of the climate change movement; they are leading the way.”
The Poverty and Justice Bible – Contemporary Version. Bible Society, 2008 [220.5*] “Over 2,000 verses in the Bible [highlighted in this text] wake us up to issues of poverty and justice, and now there’s no missing them.”
When God Winks – How the Power of Coincidence Guides Your Life. Squire Rushnell, 2001 [248.4] Godwinks – seemingly random events that are “actually signposts that can help you successfully navigate your career, relationships, and interests.”
Where the Light Fell. Philip Yancey, 2021  In this memoir the author “reveals the story behind his relentless quest to separate a true faith from its counterfeit.”
*Matthew 25 Shelves
**Earth Care Shelf