Due to inclement weather, the National Aquarium will be closed Thursday, March 5th.

 

Due to inclement weather, the National Aquarium will be closed Thursday, March 5th.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support of the National Aquarium.

Reading Environmental Stories at Any Age

David Sobel, author of Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education, lists age-appropriate literary recommendations in his book, including some of the following:

Ages 4 to 7 

  • All the Places to Love, by Patricia McLachlan
  • Chipmunk Song, by Joanne Ryder
  • A Fairy Went A-Marketing, by Rose Fyleman
  • The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night, by Peter Spier
  • Stellaluna, by Janell Cannon
  • When I'm Sleepy, by Jane Howard
  • Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne

Ages 8 to 11

  • The Church Mouse, by Graham Oakley
  • My Father's Dragon, by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  • Paddle-to-the-Sea, by Holling C. Holling
  • Warm as Wool, by Scott Russell Sanders
  • The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame

Ages 12 to 14

  • Andre Henry's Meadow, by Doris Burn
  • Come Back, Salmon, by Molly Cone
  • Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George

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