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Reading Environmental Stories at Any Age

David Sobel, author of Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education, lists age-appropriate literary recommendations in his book, including some of the following:

Ages 4 to 7 

  • All the Places to Love, by Patricia McLachlan
  • Chipmunk Song, by Joanne Ryder
  • A Fairy Went A-Marketing, by Rose Fyleman
  • The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night, by Peter Spier
  • Stellaluna, by Janell Cannon
  • When I'm Sleepy, by Jane Howard
  • Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne

Ages 8 to 11

  • The Church Mouse, by Graham Oakley
  • My Father's Dragon, by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  • Paddle-to-the-Sea, by Holling C. Holling
  • Warm as Wool, by Scott Russell Sanders
  • The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame

Ages 12 to 14

  • Andre Henry's Meadow, by Doris Burn
  • Come Back, Salmon, by Molly Cone
  • Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George

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