This list of supplemental texts are suggestions and can be read in any order. These text listed below will help build knowledge about climate change and help them identify ways they could help make a change in the world. The goal is for students to realize the negative effects climate change is having in this world and make connections to the way they are also effected.
“Greta’s Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went On Strike to Save the Planet” by Valentina Camerini .
This information text shares a true story about a young eco-activist whose persistence sparked a global movement.
“What is Climate Change?” by Gail Herman
This informational text discusses what climate change means and how it’s affecting our planet.
“It’s Your World: get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!” by Chelsea Clinton
This informational text tackles some of the biggest challenges our world is facing today. Using data, charts and stories, this text informs kids on various subjects. Use this text to focus on the issues of Climate Change and Endangered Species.
“Basher Science: Climate Change” by Simon Basher
This informational text will discuss the carbon cycle and the greenhouse effect.
“What Every Child Should Know About Climate Change” by Baby Professor
This informational text discusses how climate change effects everyone, regardless of age, gender, nationality. It is a worldwide problem that kids should know and ways to minimize the effects.
“Mission: Save the Planet: Thinks YOU Can Do To Help Fight Global Warming” by Sally Ride and Tam O’Shaughnessy
This is a how to book is a guide to help kids impact their community and world. From simple measures like turning off the water while you brush your teeth, to bigger challenges like making some noise in the larger community, this simple guide helps lay a conceptual foundation for kids to become responsible energy consumers in the years to come.