As the days stay sunny for longer, summer can be the perfect time for kids and adults to relax under their favorite tree and catch up on their reading lists. Explore some of our favorite all-ages books about forests and trees to connect with the natural world!
Poppy is afraid of bees until she begins to learn about all the essential ecosystem services that pollinators—and bees, in particular—provide.
A lost seed with a funny looking hat helps young children learn not only about seed science but also important lessons about diversity and difference.
Use this book’s beautiful, scientifically-accurate illustrations, playful rhymes, and a game of search-and-find, to help children in grades K-4 experience the majesty of redwood trees.
Deepen awareness of individual trees over time and develop a greater understanding of the environment.
Use this book with grades K-4 to explore winter habitats, biodiversity, and even predator-prey relationships that all take place over and under the snow.
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.
Use this book with PreK-3 graders to explore the changing seasons, the alphabet, and the wonderful world of haikus.
This children’s book offers an ode to muddy feet, brown earth, and new grass…perfect for exploring the wonders spring brings!
This children’s book offers a lesson in self discovery and acceptance. Learn more about this resource and what PLT activities it can be used with.