Good Titles for Earth-Friendly Readers

These wonderful books can show us more about our environment and tropical forests. If you want to recommend one that's not on this list, please send the title and author's name to Journey North and we'll add it to this page. Enjoy reading, and spread the word to share what you learn!

  1. Journey Through a Tropical Rainforest by Adrian Forsyth
  2. How Monkeys Make Chocolate by Adrian Forsyth
  3. Children Save The Rainforest by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
  4. Flute's Journey by Lynne Cherry
  5. The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
  6. The Shaman's Apprentice by Lynne Cherry
  7. Monteverde: Science & Scientists in a Costa Rican Cloud Forest by Sneed B. Collard III
  8. Rainforest Nature Search by Joshua Morris
  9. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss (Spanish version also)
  10. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein (Spanish version also)
  11. A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry (Spanish version also)
  12. The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
  13. One Small Square-Tropical Forest by Donald M. Silver
  14. Why Save the Rainforest by Donald M. Silver
  15. A Walk in the Rainforest by Kristin Joy Pratt (Spanish version also)
  16. Fernando's Gift (El Regalo de Fernando) by Douglas Keister (one book)
  17. Sharing Nature with Children by Joseph Cornell
  18. Welcome to the Green House by Jane Yolen
  19. Rivers in the Rainforest by Saviour Pirotta
  20. Predators in the Rainforest by Saviour Pirotta
  21. Trees and Plants in the Rainforest by Saviour Pirotta
  22. Around and About Rain Forests by Anita Ganeri & Jakki Wood
  23. Here is the Tropical Rain Forest by Madeleine Dunphy
  24. Song of La Selva by Joan Banks
  25. Rainforest Colors by Susan Canizares and Betsey Chessen
  26. Rain Forest Birds, A Bobbie Kalman book
  27. Nature's Green Umbrella, Tropical Rain Forests by Gail Gibbons
  28. Rainforest by Helen Cowcher (Spanish version also)
  29. Look Closer, Rain Forest by Barbara Taylor
  30. Wonders of the Rain Forest by Janet Craig
  31. The Rain Forest Counts by Lisa McCourt
  32. One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest by Jean Craighead George
  33. Rainforest by Betsey Chessen
  34. The Changing World: Jungles & Rainforests by John A. Burton
  35. Tropical Rain Forests, A New True Book by Emilie U. Lepthien
  36. When the Monkeys Came Back by Kristine Franklin
  37. In the Rainforest by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers. Teaching Material for Gr. 1-3
  38. Look Inside a Rainforest, A Poke & Look Learning Book by Giovanna Mantegazza
  39. Jaguar in the Rainforest by Joanne Ryder
  40. Teaching Kids to Love the Earth by M. Herman, J. Passineau, A. Schimpf & P. Treuer
  41. Tales from the Jungle, A Rainforest Reader, edited by Daniel R. Katz & Miles Chapin
  42. Dentro de la Selva Tropical by Diane Willow & Laura Jacques (In Spanish)
  43. Into the Rainforest, Time-Life Books & The Nature Company, The Ecosystems Xplorer
  44. Rainforests, Start Me Up, Volume 6, by Andrea Mertiny
  45. The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono
  46. Rainforest Nature Search by Joshua Morris
  47. Sarah Saw a Blue Macaw by Jo Ellen Bogart & Sylvie Daigneault (Spanish version also)
  48. Save My Rainforest by Monica Zak
  49. Stella Luna by Janell Cannon
  50. Wonderful Earth by Nick Butterworth & Mick Inkpen (Spanish version also)
  51. Sharing the Wonder of Birds With Kids by Laura Erickson