Young boy wearing a red coat, white shirt, blue jeans, and white lace up sneakers running through a lush green forest holding a journal

My Forest is Green

Follow along a curious young boy who explores the urban forest near his home and describes the shapes, textures, and colors of the plants and animals that live there and encourages young children to observe and appreciate the nature around them.

The front cover of the book Bird Count. A young girl wearing a red winter hat, yellow coat, and pink scarf looking into binoculars.

Bird Count

Do you enjoy seeing and hearing birds in your community? Use this book with grades K-2 and spend a day with Ava and her team as they participate in the annual Audubon Bird Count. Learn more about bird watching and how you can become a community scientist yourself and contribute to real scientific research.

Mountains and trees

10 Books About Trees for Elementary Students

These stories will not only help students learn about trees, but more importantly, appreciate their significance and value. These books can help start a conversation about our relationship with nature, conservation, and life cycles.

flashlight children's reading book

Flashlight

Using no words and a dramatic color palate, this book follows a little boy who leaves his tent to explore the environment in the dark.

leaves children's reading book

Leaves

Use this book to explore the falling leaves of autumn with young readers and a first-year bear cub.

mud children's reading book

Mud

This children’s book offers an ode to muddy feet, brown earth, and new grass…perfect for exploring the wonders spring brings!

autumnblings children's book

Autumnblings

This children’s book explores the colors, events, and emotions that the fall season brings. Learn more about this resource and the PLT activities it supports.