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Ekstrom Library

Earth Day: Featured Books

Recommended books and films for learning about the environment and sustainability.

featured books

Nonfiction

Cover art for There Is No Planet B
Cover art for How Change Happens
Cover art for Flight from Grace
Cover art for Beloved Beasts
Cover art for Braiding Sweetgrass
Cover art for How Are We Going to Explain This?
Cover art for Pollution Is Colonialism
Cover art for Decolonial Ecology
Cover art for The Challenge for Africa
Cover art for The World Without Us
Cover art for Wild Hope
Cover art for What We Know about Climate Change
Cover art for The Uninhabitable Earth
Cover art for Things We Could Design
Cover art for Slick Policy
Cover art for Rain
Cover art for Rachel Carson: Silent Spring and Other Writings on the Environment (LOA #307)
Cover art for A People's History of Environmentalism in the United States
Cover art for On Fire
Cover art for The New Climate War
Cover art for The Nature of Nature
Cover art for Lost Woods
Cover art for Is Wildness Over?
Cover art for Field Notes from a Catastrophe
Cover art for Environmental Ethics
Cover art for The Ecocentrists
Cover art for Desert Solitaire
Cover art for A Conservationist Manifesto
Cover art for Climate Change, Literature, and Environmental Justice
Cover art for The Botany of Desire
Cover art for - A Book of Bees
Cover art for Blood and Earth
Cover art for - Beyond Earth Day
Cover art for Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Cover art for American Pests
Cover art for American Earth: Environmental Writing since Thoreau (LOA #182)
Cover art for - Agroecology in Action
Cover art for Nature's Best Hope
Cover of Gaia's Garden
Cover of Garbology
Cover of Urban Farms
Cover of In Defense of Food
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Biographies

Biographies

Cover art for Nature's Allies
Cover art for Beatrix Potter
Cover art for The Thoreau You Don't Know
Cover art for Lincoln and the Natural Environment
Cover art for Rachel Carson and Her Sisters
Cover art for A Passion for Nature
Cover art for Walking the Forest with Chico Mendes
Cover art for Rachel Carson
Cover art for Aldo Leopold and the Ecological Conscience
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memoirs

Memoirs and Autobiographies

cover art Oil and Honey
cover art Legacy of Luna
cover art Unbowed
cover art Beyond Innocence
cover art Africa in My Blood
Cover of Farm City
Cover of No Impact Man

fiction

Fiction

cover art The Overstory
cover art Flight Behavior
A Girl of the Limberlost
cover art Flood
cover art Anthropocene Fictions
cover art Parable of the Sower
cover art Oryx and Crake
cover art The Shell Collector
cover art The Road
cover art Shadow Country
cover art The Drowned World
cover art Odds Against Tomorrow
cover art A River Runs Through It, and Other Stories
cover art Yellow Earth
cover art The Fifth Season
cover art An Unkindness of Ghosts
cover art Salvage the Bones
cover art Damnation Spring
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ecopoetry

Ecopoetry

cover art That Winter the Wolf Came
cover art Black Nature
cover art Nature Poem
cover art Sea Change
cover art In Full Velvet
cover art HERE: Poems for the Planet
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children's books

Children's Books

cover art  - We Are Water Protectors
cover art - Friends of the Earth
cover art - Go Green for Earth Day
cover art Mama Miti
cover art thirst
cover art Mii Maanda Ezhi-Gkendmaanh / This Is How I Know
cover art Environmentalist Rachel Carson
cover art - The Water Princess
cover art - Rainbow Weavery