For Teachers

American Association for the Advancement of Science. Benchmarks for Science Literacy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.

American Association for the Advancement of Science. Resources for Science Literacy: Professional Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Cerullo, Mary M. Reading the Environment: Children's Literature in the Science Classroom. Columbus, Ohio: ENC Learning Inc., 1997.

Cobb, Edith. The Ecology of Imagination in Childhood. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1977.

Cornell, Joseph B. Sharing Nature with Children. Nevada City, CA.: Dawn Publications, 1998.

Hart, Roger. Children's Experience of Place. New York, NY: Irvington Publishers, 1979.

Hungerford, Harold, W J. Bluhm., T.L.Volk, and J.M. Ramsey. Essential Readings in Environmental Education. 2nd edition. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing L.L.C., 1998.

International Technology Education Assocation. Standards for Technological Literacy: Content for the Study of Technology. Reston, Virginia: International Technology Education Association, 2002.

Leou, Mary J.( ed.) Readings in Environmental Education: An Urban Model. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2005.

Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin Books, 2005.

Nabhan, Gary Paul. The Geography of Childhood. Beacon Press, 1995.

Orr, David. Earth in Mind: On Education, Environmental and the Human Prospect. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1994.

Orr, David. Ecological Literacy: Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1992.

Roettger, Doris. Seeds and Plants: Using Nonfiction to Promote Literacy Across the Curriculum. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

Rous, Emma Wood.  Literature and the Land: Reading and Writing for Environmental Literacy, 7-12.  Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2000.

Russell, Helen Ross. Ten-Minute Field Trips. Washington, D.C.: National Science Teachers Association, 1990.

Sobel, David.  Children's Special Places: Exploring the Role of Forts, Dens, and Bush Houses in Middle Childhood.  Detroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press, 2002.

Sobel, David.  Mapmaking with Children.  Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1998.

Sobel, David. Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities. Great Barrington, MA: Orion Society, 2004.

Steele, Fritz. The Sense of Place. Boston, MA: CBI Publishing Company, Inc., 1981.

Whitin, DJ. and P. Whitin. Inquiry at the Window: Pursuing the Wonders of Learners. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann, 1997.

For Children

Aliki. My Five Senses. New York, New York: HarperCollins, 1989.

Borden, Louise. Caps, Hats, Socks and Mittens. New York, New York: Scholastic, Inc., 1989.

Cherry, Lynne. Flute's Journey: The Life of a Wood Thrush. New York, New York: Gulliver Green, 1997.

George, Kristine O'Connell. Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems. Boston: Clarion Books, 1998.

Kitchen, Bert. And So They Build. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Candlewick Pess, 1995.

Lauber, Patricia and Holly Keller. Who Eats What? Food Chains and Food Webs. New York, New York: HarperCollins, 1995.

Showers, Paul and Randy Chewning. Where Does the Garbage Go? New York, New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

Silverstein, Alvin and Virginia Silverstein. Life is a Bucket of Soil. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, 2000.

Silverstein, Shel. The Giving Tree. New York, New York: HarperCollins, 1964.

Swope, Sam. Gotta Go! Gotta Go! New York, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.

Wells, Robert E. What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew? Morton Grove, Illinois: Albert Whitman & Company, 1995.