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Old 01-11-2008, 05:19 PM
 
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I am looking for a 5-6 grade level book that has an underlying theme about the environment... any ideas?


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Great book
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I use this one during our "get green" unit.
Allsburg, Chris Van. Just a Dream

Here is a good site with other books:
http://www.teachers.net/archive/envirobks.html
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How about
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Hoot by Carl Hiaasan? I think it would be better, though, for higher-reading sixth graders.
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Old 01-15-2008, 10:57 PM
 
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Here's a list I had saved. Maybe some of these will suit.
Environment:
Adams, Douglas. Last Chance to See.
Adams, Richard. Watership Down
Avi. Blue Heron
Brenner, B.. The Earth is Painted Green (poetry)
DeFelice, Cynthia. Lostman's River
George, Jean Craighead. Cry of the Crow
--. Firebug Connection
--. Gator of Gumbo Limbo
--. My Side of the Mountain
--. On the Far Side of the Mountain
--. River Rats, Inc.
--. Shark Beneath the Reef
--. Summer of the Falcons
--. The Talking Earth
--. Water Sky
--. Who Really Killed Cock Robin?
Katz, Welwyn Wilton. Time Ghost
Klass, David. California Blue
Mowat, Farley. Never Cry Wolf
Peak, Michael. Catamount
Taylor, Theodore. Hostage
--. Skywater
--. Weirdo
Ure, Jean. Plague.
VanGieson, Judith. The Wolf Path
Woodson, Marion. The Amazon Influence

Ecology:
Authors Jean Craighead George, Gary Paulsen, Walt Morey
50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth
?, Bats, Bugs and Biodiversity
Barron, T.A., The Ancient Ones
Blackiston, Mick, The Day They Left the Bay
Bosse, Malcolm, Deep Dream of the Rainforest
Campbell, Eric, The Place of Lions
Cavanagh, Helen, Panther Glade
Cohe, Barbara, Unicorns in the Rain
Cone, Molly, Come Back Salmon
Corcoran, Barbara, Wolf at the Door
Coville, Bruce, My Teacher Is an Alien
Coville, Bruce, My Teacher Flunked the Planet
DeFelice, Cynthia, Lostman's River
Doyle, Brian, Spud Sweetgrass
Eckert, Allan W., Incident at Hawk's Hill
George, Jean Craighead, The Missing 'Gator of Gumbo Limbo
George, Jean Craighead, Who Killed Cock Robin?
George, Jean Craighead, My Side of the Mountain
George, Jean Craighead, There's an Owl in the Shower
George, Jean Craighead, The Talking Earth
George, Jean Craighead, Julie of the Wolves
Gregory, Kristiana, The Legend of Jimmy Spoon
Hobbs, Will, Beardance
Killingsworth, Monte, Circle Within a Circle
Klass, David, California Blue (mature)
Lasky, Kathryn, Home Free
Moeri, Louise, Downwind
Moore, Elaine, There's a Mastodon In My Living Room
Smith, Roland, Thunder Cave
Stephenson, Neal. Zodiac. (eco-thriller)
Tchudi, Stephen, The Green Machine and the Frog Crusade
Van Allsburg, Chris, Just a Dream
Wallace, Bill (?), Blackwater Swamp
Walsh, Jill Paton, The Green Book
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Old 05-25-2008, 05:59 PM
 
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How about Hoot and Flush?


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