SLC’s Favorite Earth Day Books

earth dayEarth Day is next Wednesday, April 22!  We’re sure you have lots of fun, educational activities to honor this annual celebration ready for your students. To ensure you have plenty of read-alouds for the occasion, the Rice School Literacy and Culture mentor team put together a collection of their favorite Earth Day texts. We hope these books find a way into your classroom next week and bring your students joy and renewed enthusiasm about protecting our planet!

  • “Earth Dance” by Joanne Ryder
  • “The Earth and I” by Frank Asch
  • “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss
  • “The Great Kapok Tree” by Lynne Cherry
  • “Miss Rumphius” by Barbara Cooney

If you are interested in ordering any of these titles, please do so directly from our SLC Amazon site.

Authored by Jordan Khadam-Hir, Rice University School Literacy and Culture

About Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University

The Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University is the leading university continuing education program in Houston. Since 1968, the school has helped Houstonians and others reach their personal and professional goals. Continuing Studies offers timely educational programs for the general public, representing the best of academic scholarship and professional expertise. A wide range of non-credit courses and certificate programs is offered in the following areas: Personal Development, Professional Development, Foreign Language Program, English as a Second Language, the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, the Center for College Readiness, K-12 Initiatives and School Literacy and Culture. In addition to our non-credit courses, we offer the Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) and the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).
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