1. Capone, Lisa and Cady Goldfield. The Conservationworks Book.
Appalachian Mountain Club Books; Boston, 1992.
Read this book and learn about practical conservation tips to
"reduce waste, save energy, and protect the environment all around
your home and in the outdoors."
2. Hollender, Jeffrey. How to Make the World a Better Place: 116
Ways You Can Make A Difference. W.W. Norton and Co., Inc: Boston and
This book alerts you to problems requiring attention, explains the
issues and what has to be done about them, tells you what you can do to
help, and lists the addresses and phone numbers of organizations that
you can contact. It covers several issues, including environmental ones.
3. 50 Simple Things YOU Can Do to Save the Earth. Earthworks
Press: United States, 1989.
As the title implies, this book offers instructions on easy ways for
people to live "greener" and protect the planet. Contact
information for relevant and helpful organizations and resources are
4. Scott, Michael. The Young Oxford Book of Ecology. Oxford
University Press: New York, 1995.
This book is full of information about species, habitats and the
interconnectedness of the natural world. It is full of color
photographs, drawings and diagrams that help illustrate the information
presented in the text.
5. Thomas, Warren D. and Daniel Kaufman. Dolphin Conferences,
Elephant Midwives, and other Astonishing Facts about Animals.
Tarcher, Inc.: Los Angeles, 1990.
This book contains fascinating tidbits of information about the
members of the animal kingdom: how they live, how they eat, how they
interact with other species and members of their own, how they raise
their young and how they adapt to their surroundings.
6. Heintzman, Donald. Wildlife Protectors Handbook. Capra
Press: Santa Barbara, 1992.
Yet another book of simple things that you can do to protect
wildlife! This book is a little more in-depth than others like it.
Younger students might want to read it with their parents or a teacher.