The Independent Publishers Caucus has curated a playlist of titles focused on efforts to protect the environment. From books aimed at kids to memoirs and adult fiction, these stories all have something important to say. Explore the selection below!
There’s an invasive species in our oceans: Plasticus
maritimus. It’s a threat to our world. What can we do
about it? This picture book, illustrated by Bernardo
Cavalho, engagingly introduces kids to the life work
of marine biologist Ana Pego.
An important and timely recipe for hope for
humans and all forms of life. In The Rights of
Nature, noted environmental lawyer David Boyd
tells this remarkable story of humans as a species
finally growing up.
A bestial Brave New World is upon us: creatures
around the globe are being equipped with digital
tracking devices. The data gathered will not only
aid in conservation efforts, but radically transform
our relationship to the natural world.
These 40 profiles of scientists, doctors, engineers,
inventors, innovators, and disrupters are sure to
energize any teen with a desire to solve problems,
improve lives, and save the world (or maybe just
make it run a little more smoothly).
More Americans care about climate change than
we think-but in order to unite across the political
spectrum around solutions, we need a bold,
courageous new narrative about creating a
sustainable world focused on a brighter tomorrow.
“Being fully present to fear, to gratitude, to all that
is—this is the practice of mutual belonging. Even
when faced with cataclysmic changes, nothing can
ever separate us from Earth. We are already home."
A pandemic sweeps the country: its chief symptom is
that its victims begin to understand the language of
animals. Hard-drinking, foul-mouthed Grandma Jean
finds herself on a strange and illuminating road trip with
a dingo riding shotgun, in this bold and original novel.