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Education Trade Books for Fiction: Environmental

This page lists fiction books related to content areas to help teachers or teacher candidates.

Agriculture/Environmental/Animals

  • *Bel Ria by Sheila Burnford
  • *The Big Burn by Jeanette Ingold (TAY)
  • *The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
  • *Charlotte's Web by E.B. White (NH)
  • *The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden (NH)
  • *The Exchange student by Kate Gilmore (BBYA, LSRL)
  • *Hoot by Carl Hiaasen (NH)
  • *Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (N)
  • *Men, microscopes and living things by Katherine B. Shippen (NH, biology)
  • *The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo (fantasy, middle school)
  • *Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien (N)
  • *One-Eyed Cat by Paula Fox (NH)
  • *Peaches by Jodi Lynn Anderson (TAY, peach orchard)
  • *Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds (N, TBA)
  • *Sounder by William Howard Armstrong (N)
  • *Squashed by Joan Bauer (BRB, LSRL)
  • *The tale of Despereaux: being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread by Kate DiCamillo (N)
  • *Tree Castle Island by Jean Craighead George (middle school)
  • *The Wheel on the School by Meinder De Jong (N)
  • *Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls (middle school)
  • *The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean (MLP, survival, hearing impaired, Antarctic)
  • Nation by Terry Pratchard (MLPH, tsunamis, survival)
  • A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L'Engle (NH)
  • Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • The Underneath by Kathi Appelt (NH, middle school, cats, dogs, friendship)