Inspiring Environmental Stewards

2012 Green Earth Book Award Winners Announced

NatGen is pleased to announced the following winners of the 8th Annual Green Earth Book Award:


Picture Book

Arthur Turns Green

written and illustrated by Marc Brown

(published by Little, Brown and Company)



Children’s Nonfiction

 The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families

written by Cindy Trumbore and Susan L. Roth and illustrated by Susan L. Roth

(published by Lee & Low Books)



Children’s Fiction

Wild Wings

written by Gill Lewis and illustrated by Yuta Onoda

(published by Simon and Schuster)



Young Adult Non Fiction

Gaia Warriors

written by Nicola Davies and illustrated by James Lovelock

(published by Candlewick Press)


In addition, seven books received Honor Awards:

101 Ways to Save the Planet

written by Deborah Underwood (published by Raintree)


Extraordinary Endangered Animals

written by Sandrine Silhol and Gaëlle Guérive and illustrated by Marie Doucedame (published by Abrams Books for Young Readers)


Global Warming: A Personal Guide to Causes and Solutions

written by Sneed B. Collard III (published by Lifelong Learning, Inc., DBA Project CRISS)


Human Footprint: Everything You Will Eat, Use, Wear, Buy, and Throw Out in Your Lifetime

written by Ellen Kirk (published by National Geographic Books)


Luz Sees The Light

written and illustrated by Claudia Davila (published by Kids Can Press)


Nowhere Else on Earth:  Standing Tall for the Great Bear Rainforest

written by Caitlyn Vernon (published by Orca Book Publishers)


Riparia’s River

written by Michael J. Caduto and illustrated by Olga Pastuchiv (published by Tilbury House)


Click here to learn more about the Green Earth Book Award.

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