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Best of 2017 Eco Books For Kids

Great for avid and reluctant readers of all ages, our 2017 Green Earth Book Award winners:
 Picture Book
Follow the Moon Home.  Activist Philippe Cousteau offers a story of the powerful difference young people can make in the world as a community saves sea turtles on the South Carolina coast. Ages 5-8
Honor Winners
Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story. A poignant, personal story of the damage of wastefulness. Ages 4-8
Green City.  Residents rebuild an environmentally sustainable town after a tornado destroys it. Ages 5-8
Children’s Fiction
Saving Wonder.  Readers will feel Curley’s sorrow and cheer him on during his campaign to save the home he loves. Ages 8-12
Children’s Nonfiction
Science Comics: Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean.  An introduction to coral reefs in a gorgeously illustrated graphic novels with wildly entertaining views. Ages 9-13
Honor Winner
Pocket Change: Pitching in for a Better World
Find out how growing a tiny cabbage can fight poverty and more!  Ages 8-12
Young Adult Fiction
Dig Too Deep.  Liberty investigates why half the county is out of work, an awful lot of people in town seem to be sick.  Ages 13 and up
Honor Winner
Rescued.  John takes one last chance to save Raja the orangutan who had been raised in captivity as a pet.  Age 12 and up.
Young Adult Nonfiction
The Story of Seeds.  Chronicle of where our food comes from, and more importantly, where it is going as she digs deeper into the importance of seeds in our world. Age 12 and up.
Honor Winner
Inside an Osprey’s Nest.  A photographic journey as the helpless chicks grow into fledglings and experience first flight. Age 12-21.
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