Green Earth Book Award 2016–2017

The Green Earth Book Award is the nation’s first environmental stewardship book award for children and young adult books. Over 80 winning and honor books have been honored since 2005. The award continues to garner attention from the literary world as an esteemed award, bringing recognition to authors, but more importantly, providing the award-winning books to children.

Because of an Acorn

by Lola M. Schaefer / Frann Preston-Gannon

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by Sara Pennypacker / Jon Klassen

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Rainbow Weaver / Tejedora del arcoíris

by Linda Elovitz Marshall / Elisa Chavarri



by Eliot Schrefer


The Wolf Keepers

by Elise Broach / Alice Ratterree


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