Book Category: Stewardship

  • McCrephy’s Field
    FictionMyers, C. and Myers, L.B. 1991. Houghton Mifflin & Com. Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Cycles, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants, Prairie, Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords: change over time
    Age Group:

  • Iowa’s Natural Heritage
    Non-FictionCooper, T.C. 1982. Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Iowa Academy of Science. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords: Iowa specific
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Woodland Stewardship – a Practical Guide for Midwestern Landowners
    Non-FictionBaughman, M.J., Alm, A.A., Eiber, T.C. and Blinn, C. 1993. Minnesota Extension Service. Category(ies): Insects & Inverts, Natural Resources & Land Use, Stewardship – Keywords: landowner resource
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • A Sand County Almanac
    Non-FictionLeopold, A. 1966. Oxford University Press. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Nature Exploration, Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • The Streamkeeper’s Field Guide: Watershed Inventory and Stream Monitoring Methods
    Non-FictionMurdoch, T. and Cheo, M. 1996. Adopt a Stream Foundation. Category(ies): River/Riparian, Stewardship, Water Quailty – Keywords: stewardship
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Save our Streams Action Packet
    Non-FictionIzaak Walton League of America, Inc. Category(ies): River/Riparian, Stewardship, Water Quailty – Keywords: stewardship
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • IOWATER Volunteer Monitoring Program
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Stewardship, Water Quailty – Keywords: stewardship
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Taking Action: An Educatior’s Guide to Involving Students in Environmental Action Projects
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Stewardship – Keywords: environmental action projects
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Involving Students in Environmental Action Projects: An Educator’s Guide
    Non-FictionWestern Regional Environmental Education Council, Inc. 1995. Western Regional Environmental Education Council. Category(ies): Stewardship – Keywords: stewardship
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Each Living Thing
    Fiction

    Ryder, J. 2000. Harcourt Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Cleaning Up Litter (Help the Environment)
    Non-Fiction

    Guillain, C. 2008. Heinemann/Raintree.

    Category(ies): Stewardship – Keywords: litter
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Eco-Groups: Joining Together to Protect the Environment
    Non-Fiction

    Hamilton, J. 1993. ABDO Publishing Company.

    Category(ies): Stewardship – Keywords: action
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Environment
    Non-Fiction

    Harlow, R. 2001. Houghton Mifflin Company.

    Category(ies): Stewardship – Keywords: the environment
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Because Brian Hugged His Mother
    Fiction

    Rice, D.L. and K.D. Thompson. 1999. Dawn Publications.

    Category(ies): Stewardship – Keywords: kindness
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth
    Non-Fiction

    Siddals, M.M., and A. Wolf. 2010. Random House Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Soil, Stewardship – Keywords: compost
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Caring for Nature (Help the Environment)
    Non-Fiction

    Guillain, C. 2008. Heinemann Library.

    Category(ies): Stewardship – Keywords: caring for nature
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • I Can Save the Earth!: One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
    Non-Fiction

    Inches, A., and V. Garofoli. 2008. Little Simon.

    Category(ies): Reduce Reuse Recycle, Stewardship – Keywords: 3 R's
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Great Trash Bash
    Fiction

    Leedy, L. 2005. Holiday House.

    Category(ies): Reptiles and Amphibians, Stewardship – Keywords: garbage
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Dear Children of the Earth: A Letter from Home
    Fiction

    Schimmel, S. 1994. T&N Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Nature, Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords: caring for the Earth
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Why Should I Protect Nature?
    Non-Fiction

    Green, J. and M. Gordon. 2005. Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.

    Category(ies): Nature, Stewardship – Keywords: stewardship
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Children of the Earth…Remember
    Fiction

    Schimmel, S. 2002. T&N Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Nature, Stewardship – Keywords: caring for the Earth
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
    Fiction

    Kamkwamba, W., and B. Mealer. 2010. William Morrow.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Stewardship, Weather – Keywords: wind
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Let’s Save Water!
    Non-Fiction

    Nelson, S.A., G. Saunders-Smith, and K.M. Krebs. 2006. Capstone Press, Inc.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Stewardship – Keywords: water
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • A Cool Drink of Water
    Non-Fiction

    Kerley, B. 2006. National Geographic Society.

    Category(ies): Natural Cycles, Stewardship, Water Quailty, Weather – Keywords: drinking water
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Mighty Tree
    Fiction

    Gackenbach, D. 1996. Harcourt Children’s Books.

    Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Plants, Stewardship – Keywords: trees
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Caring for Our Forests
    Non-Fiction

    Greene, C. 1991. Enslow Publishers, Incorporated.

    Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Stewardship – Keywords: forest
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Loony Little: An Environmental Tale
    Fiction

    Aston, D.H. and K. Murphy. 2007. Candlewick Press.

    Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Stewardship – Keywords: activism
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth
    Non-Fiction

    Earthworks Group. 1990. Andrews McMeel Publishing.

    Category(ies): Earth Day, Stewardship – Keywords: action
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Compost, By Gosh!
    Non-Fiction

    Portman, M.E. 2002. Flower Press.

    Category(ies): Earth Day, Soil, Stewardship – Keywords: composting
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Franklin Plants a Tree
    Fiction

    Jennings, S. 2001. Scholastic.

    Category(ies): Earth Day, Stewardship – Keywords: Earth Day, 0
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Earth Day–Hooray!
    Non-Fiction

    Murphy, S.J. 2004. HarperTrophy.

    Category(ies): Earth Day, Stewardship – Keywords: Earth Day, 0
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Earth Day
    Non-Fiction

    Lowery, L. 2003. Carolrhoda Books.

    Category(ies): Earth Day, Stewardship – Keywords: Earth Day, 0
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Earth Book for Kids: Activities to Help Heal the Environment
    Non-Fiction

    Schwartz, L. and B. Armstrong. 1990. Creative Teaching Press, Inc.

    Category(ies): Mammals, Nature Exploration, Stewardship – Keywords: Earth activities
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Restoring the Tallgrass Prairie : An Illustrated Manual for Iowa and the Upper Midwest
    Non-Fiction

    Shirley, S.1994. New York: University of Iowa Press.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Plants, Prairie, Stewardship – Keywords: natural resource reference, tallgrass prairie
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Aldo Leopold: A Fierce Green Fire
    Non-Fiction

    Lorbiecki, M. 1999. Oxford University Press, USA.

    Category(ies): Famous Conservationists, Stewardship – Keywords: Aldo Leopold
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Rachel Carson: Voice for the Earth
    Non-Fiction

    Wadsworth. G. 1992. Lerner Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Environmental Writers, Famous Conservationists, Stewardship – Keywords: Rachel Carson
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Girls Who Looked under Rocks
    Non-Fiction

    Atkins, J. and P. Conner. 2000. Dawn Publications.

    Category(ies): Environmental Writers, Famous Conservationists, Nature, Nature Exploration, Stewardship – Keywords: children & nature, girls & nature
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • True Green Kids: 100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet
    Non-Fiction

    McKay, K., J. Bonnin, and D. de Rothschild. 2008. Natl Geographic Soc Childrens Boks.

    Category(ies): Earth Day, Stewardship – Keywords: green living
    Age Group: Parents & educators