Reading List

We've put together this list to help you learn more about water, conservation, and marine life. See your local bookstore for availability and other great educational titles!

Elementary School

  • Common Ground: The Water, Earth, and Air We Share by Molly Bang
  • The Drop in My Drink by Meredity Hooper and Chris Coady
  • A Drop of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder by Walter Wick
  • The Earth and I by Frank Asch
  • The Magic School Bus: At the Water Works by Joanna Cole
  • The Magic School Bus: Wet All Over by Joanna Cole
  • The Magic School Bus: On the Ocean Floor by Joanna Cole
  • The Magic School Bus: Takes a Dive by Joanna Cole
  • I Am Water (Hello Reader! Science Series) by Jean Marzollo
  • Water by Frank Asch
  • Water, Science, Water Fun: Great Things to do with H2O by Noel Fiarotta and Phyllis Fiarotta
  • Where Does Water Come From? by C. Vance Cast
  • Where Do Puddles Go? by Fay Robinson

Middle School

  • Clean Water by Karen Barss
  • Drought by Christopher Lampton
  • Every Drop Counts by Jill C. Wheeler
  • Water Conservation: Student Edition by Leslie Crawford
  • Water Squeeze by Mary O' Neill
  • Ground Water and Surface Water: A Single Resource U.S. Geological Survey
  • Water: A Natural History by Alice Outwater
  • Water Wars: The Fight to Control and Conserve Natures's Most Precious Resource by Olga Cossi
  • Water: Almost Enough for Everyone by Stephanie Ocko
  • Tapped Out by Paul Simon

Other

  • 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth by Andrews and McMeel
  • Adventures in Greater Puget Sound by Dawn Ashbach
  • Can It Rain Cats and Dogs: Questions and Answers about Weather by Melvin Berger
  • Eyewitness Series - Pond and River
  • The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry
  • Habitats – Pond and Stream by Norris, O'Brien, Law
  • The Mysterious Ocean Highway: Benjamin Franklin and the Gulf Stream by Deborah Heligman
  • The Ocean Book by Isaac Asimov
  • Ponds and Streams by John Stidworthy
  • Protecting Rivers & Seas by Kamini Khanduri
  • River Life: A Close-up Look at the Natural World of a River by Barbara Taylor
  • A River Ran Wild: An Environmental History by Lynne Cherry
  • Rivers and Oceans by Barbara Taylor
  • The River by David Bellamy
  • Sam the Sea Cow by Francine Jacobs
  • Science Poems and Songs for Young Learners by Meish Goldish
  • Water by Ava Drutman
  • Why the Sea is Salty by Vivian French
  • Oceans by Lisa Molengraft
  • Experiments with Water by Bryan Murphy
  • Water's Way by Lisa Peters
  • Using Water Series from Scholastic
  • See What's in the Sea by P. Dunlap Grosset
  • Way Down Deep: Strange Ocean Creatures by Patricia Brenna Demuth
  • My Life with the Wave by Catherine Cowan