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 [920] 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