Earth Day 2011 Reading List

Compiled by Sandra Martin, John Vaughan Library,

The following books and DVDs are available at the John Vaughan Library. Unless noted, they are located in the Main Collection on the third floor. Many titles will be on display in the South Lobby of the library during Earth Day week, April 18-22, 2011.

Environmentalism, Ecology & Sustainability

HD30.255 .C37 2009
Carlson, K. (2009). Green your work: boost your bottom line while reducing your carbon footprint. Avon, Mass.: Adams Business.

SB959 .C3
Carson, R. (1962). Silent spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

GE60 .D45 2010
Deitche, S. (2010). Green collar jobs: environmental careers for the 21st century. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

GE198.N45 F56 2009
Fine, D. (2009). Farewell, my Subaru: an epic adventure in local living. New York: Villard.

GE197 .F75 2008b
Friedman, T. (2008). Hot, flat, and crowded: why we need a green revolution, and how it can renew America. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

HC79.E5 G635 2009
Goleman, D. (2009). Ecological intelligence: how knowing the hidden impacts of what we buy can change everything. New York: Broadway Books.

GE170 .G67 2000
Gore, A. (2000). Earth in the balance: ecology and the human spirit. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

QC981.8.G56 G6735 2009
Gore, A. (2009). Our choice: a plan to solve the climate crisis. Emmaus, PA: Rodale.

GE195 .H388 2008
Hawken, P. (2008). Blessed unrest: how the largest social movement in history is restoring grace, justice, and beauty to the world. New York: Penguin Books.

GN406 .L46 2010
Leonard, A. (2010). The story of stuff: how our obsession with stuff is trashing the planet, our communities, and our health--and a vision for change. New York: Free Press.

BL624.2 .L68 1996
Louv, R. (1996). The web of life: weaving the values that sustain us. Berkeley, CA: Conari Press.

QC981.8.G56 L98 2004
Lynas, M. (2004). High tide: the truth about our climate crisis. New York: Picador.

QC981.8.G56 L983 2008
Lynas, M. (2008). Six degrees: our future on a hotter planet. Washington, D. C.: National Geographic.

HD69.P75 M357 2011
Maltzman, R. (2011). Green project management. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

QC981.8.G56 M365 2008
Mann, M. a. (2008). Dire predictions: understanding global warming. London; New York: DK.

QH545.P4 S55 1987
Marco, G. (1987). Silent spring revisited. Washington, D. C.: American Chemical Society.

RA565 .M383 2009
Maxwell, N. (2009). Understanding environmental health: how we live in the world. Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Bartlett.

HM851 .R38 2010
Rattle, R. (2010). Computing our way to paradise?: the role of internet and communication technologies in sustainable consumption and globalization. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

TD171.7 .R64 2007
Rogers, E. a. (2007). The green book: the everyday guide to saving the planet one simple step at a time. New York: Three Rivers Press.

GE196 .R64 2010
Rogers, E. (2010). Shift your habit: easy ways to save your money, simplify your life, and save the planet. New York: Three Rivers Press.

GC21 .S26 2010
Sarano, F. a. (2010). Jacques Perrin presents oceans. Washington, D. C.: National Geographic.

QH31.C33 R33 2008
Sideris, L. a. (2008). Rachel Carson: legacy and challenge. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

HC79.E5 W676 2008
Steffen, A. (2008). Worldchanging: a user's guide for the 21st century. New York: Abrams.

Gardening and Food Habits

SB321 .B28 2006
Bartholomew, M. (2006). All new square foot gardening: grow more in less space. Nashville, TN: Cool Springs Press.

SB473 .C73
Creasy, R. (1982). The complete book of edible landscaping. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

SB419 .G47 1975
Gesmer, A. a. (1975). The complete book of flowerpot ecology. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan.

S521.5.A67 K56 2008
Kingsolver, B. (2008). Animal, vegetable, miracle: a year of food life. New York; Toronto: HarperPerennial.

SB451 .S63 1970
Leighton, A. (1970). Early American gardens: for meate or medicine. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

S417.M366 A3 1996
Masumoto, D. (1996). Epitaph for a peach: four seasons on my family farm. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco.

SB415 .N36
Nearing, H. a. (1977). Building and using our sun-heated greenhouse: grow vegetables all year-round. Charlotte, VT: Garden Way Pub.

RA784 .P643 2008
Pollan, M. (2008). In defense of food: an eater's manifesto. New York: Penguin Press.

GT2850 .P65 2007
Pollan, M. (2007). The omnivore's dilemma: a natural history of four meals. New York: Penguin Books.

SB418 .P88 2010
Purnell, B. (2010). Crops in pots: how to plan, plant, and grow vegetables, fruits and herbs in easy-care containers. Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest.

SB321 .R337 1983
Raymond, D. (1983). Garden Way's joy of gardening. Charlotte, VT: Garden Way Pub.

SB321 .R533 c.2
Rice, E. (1977). How to grow, preserve, and store all the food you need. Reston, VA: Reston Pub.

SB324.3 .S49 2008
Seymour, J. (2008). The new self-sufficient gardener. New York: DK Pub.

SB351.H5 S554 1974b
Simmons, A. G. (1974). Herb gardens of delight, with plants for every mood and purpose. New York: Hawthorn Books.

QH541.5.G37 S74 1993
Stein, S. (1993). Noah's garden: restoring the ecology of our own back yards. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

SB453.5 .T733 2010
Trail, G. (2010). Grow great grub: organic food from small spaces. New York: Clarkson Potter.

SB320.6 .T83 1993
Tucker, D. (1993). Kitchen gardening in America: a history . Ames: Iowa State University Press.

SB351.H5 W74 1992
Wrensch, B. (1992). The essence of herbs: an environmental guide to herb gardening. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Essays and Poetry

PS147 .B67 2009
Boschman, R. (2009). In the way of nature: ecology and westward expansion in the poetry of Anne Bradstreet, Elizabeth Bishop, and Amy Clampitt. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.

PS169.E25 B79 2002
Bryson, M. (2002). Visions of the land: science, literature, and the American environment from the era of exploration to the age of ecology. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.

PS169.E25 B84 2001
Buell, L. (2001). Writing for an endangered world: literature, culture, and environment in the U. S. and beyond. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

<> On Order
Felstiner, J. (2010). Can poetry save the earth?: a field guide to nature poems. Yale University Press.

PS3242.N2 K57 2004
Killingsworth, M. J. (2004). Walt Whitman & the earth: a study in ecopoetics. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press.

PR408.C66 L36 2001
Landry, D. (2001). The invention of the countryside: hunting, walking, and ecology in English literature, 1671-1831. New York: Palgrave.

PS3057.N3 M28 1997
McGregor, R. (1997). A wider view of the universe: Henry Thoreau's study of nature. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

PS169.E25 A44 2008
McKibben, B. (2008). American earth: environmental writing since Thoreau. New York: Penguin Putnam.

PS3565.L5 A66 1983
Oliver, M. (1983). American primitive: poems. Boston: Little, Brown.

PS310.N3 S38 1999
Scigaj, L. (1999). Sustainable poetry: four American ecopoets. The University Press of Kentucky.

Native Americans and the Environment

PM2583 .B39 1996
Basso, K. (1996). Wisdom sits in places: landscape and language among the Western Apache. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

E98.F6 B915 1995
Special Coll-2D FLOOR
Bruchac, J. (1995). Native plant stories. Golden, CO: 1995

E98.F6 B915 1995
Special Coll-2D FLOOR
Caduto, M. (1994). Keepers of life: discovering plants through Native American stories and earth activities for children. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Pub.

E98.F6 C12 1989
Special Coll-2D FLOOR
Caduto, M. (1989). Keepers of the earth: Native American stories and environmental activities for children. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Pub.

E99.C6 C16 2004
Callicott, J. B. (2003). American Indian environmental ethics: an Ojibwa case study. Prentice Hall.

On Order
Harkin, M. (2007). Native Americans and the environment: perspectives on the ecological indian. University of Nebraska Press.

E98.P5 H83 1983
Special Coll-2D FLOOR
Hughes, J. (1983). American Indian ecology. The University of Texas at El Paso: Texas University Press.

E98.P5 K74 1999
Special Coll-2D FLOOR
Krech, S. (1999). The ecological indian: myth and history. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.

E98.B54 B56 2000
E98.B54 B56 2000 c. 2 Special Coll-2D FLOOR
Minnis, P. (2000). Biodiversity and Native America. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

E99.P25 N32 2002
Nabhan, G. (2002). The desert smells like rain: a naturalist in O'Odham country. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

E98.R3 V47 1992
E98.R3 V47 1992 c. 2 Special Coll-2D FLOOR
Versluis, A. (1992). Sacred earth: the spiritual landscape of Native America. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions International.

Children’s Books

583 B456t, 2008
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Bernard, R. (2008). A tree for all seasons. New York: Scholastic.

745.5 C197e
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Carlson, L. (1993). EcoArt!: earth-friendly art & craft experiences for 3 to 9 year olds. Charlotte, VT: Williamson Pub.

363.73 D28g
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
David, L. a. (2008). Get down to earth! what you can do to stop global warming. New York: Orchard Books.

F D6495fe, 2008
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
d'Lacey, C. (2008). The fire eternal. New York: Scholastic.

912 St94, 2008
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Dorling Kindersley Cartography. (2008). Student atlas. London ; New York : DK.

970.1 G538a
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Goble, P. (2005). All our relatives: traditional Native American thoughts about nature. Bloomington, IN: World Wisdom.

F G8551m, 2009
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Greenwald, L. (2009). My life in pink & green. New York: Amulet Books.

628.4 G985er
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Gutnik, M. J. (1992). Experiments that explore recycling. Brookfield, Conn.: Millbrook Press.

574.5 D33
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Kildeer Countryside School. Third Grade Students. (2008). A day on the prairie. New York: Scholastic.

E M897w
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Muldrow, D. (2010). We planted a tree. New York: Golden Books.

E Se81g, 1988
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Suess, D. (1960). Green eggs and ham. New York: Random House.

B C2395w
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Wadsworth, G. (1992). Rachel Carson, voice for the earth. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications.

574.5 W5207
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
West, T. (2009). Planet earth amazing animals of the rainforest. New York: Scholastic.

577.34 W899i
Y Collection-3D FLOOR
Worth, B. (2003). If I ran the rain forest. New York: Random House.


QH45.5 .P53 2007
Fothergill, A. (Director). (2007). Planet earth: the complete series [videorecording].

TP248.65.F66 F89 2007
Garcia, D. K. (Director). (2007). The future of food [videorecording].

QC981.8.G56 I53 2006
Guggenheim, D. (Director). (2006). An inconvenient truth [videorecording].

HD9005 .F65822 2009
Kenner, R. (Director). (2009). Food, Inc. [videorecording].

GC21 .O275 2010
Perrin, J. (Director). (2010). Oceans: Disneynature presents [videorecording].

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