"The Omnivore's Dilemma" by Michael Pollan (recommended by staff members Ian and Jessica L.)

Recommended Reading from Bryan Ulring, Ranch Manager at The J Bar L: 'Power Steer' by Michael Pollan 'The Omnivore's Dilemma' by Michael Pollan

The Curious Garden by Peter Brown (inspired by the transformation of the Highline in Manhattan)

THE CURIOUS GARDEN While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it.

"Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Business Man" by Yvon Chouinard (a favorite of staff member Diana V.)

Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard (paperback book)

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman by Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia.

Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards))

We read Leaf Man (Ala Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards)) by Lois Ehlert . After reading the book we went and gathered leaves outside. Then we made leaf art work.

The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry

The Great Kapok Tree is a fun book that talks about the rain forests. This could be used for a geography lesson. This book also talks about the different wildlife and their habitats so it could also be used in science.

"Hungry Planet: What the World Eats" by Peter Menzel (a favorite of staff member Maria G.)

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats: Peter Menzel, Faith D'Aluisio: 9780984074426

Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme

"Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme" - Great set of books about nature, animals, habitats, etc. by Marianne Berkes. All books set to the tune "Over in the Meadow" .great for core & connections to other subjects

"Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating" by Jane Goodall (a favorite of staff member Meriwether)

Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating: Jane Goodall, Gary McAvoy, Gail Hudson

A new must-read: Drawdown, a plan to reverse global warming based on research by leading scientists and policymakers around the world.

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming: Paul Hawken, Tom Steyer

"Silent Spring" by Rachel Carson (recommended by staff member Jody)

Rachel Louise Carson (May 1907 – April was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.

"Encyclopedia of Rainforests" by Diane Jukofsky -- Explore the magic and mystery of the world's tropical rainforests in this fascinating volume that brings to life the plants, animals, and people that inhabit this fragile ecosystem.

"Encyclopedia of Rainforests" by Diane Jukofsky -- Explore the magic and mystery of the world's tropical rainforests in this fascinating volume that brings to life the plants, animals, and people that inhabit this fragile ecosystem.

"A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River" (recommended by staff member Danielle)

A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There

A Sand County Almanac (Outdoor Essays & Reflections) by Aldo Leopold.

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