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Listed here are some recommendations for New Year gifting to loves ones and kindred spirits. If you go to our Facebook page, you’d be welcome to suggest for consideration by the GreenGrace Book Club editors readings you’ve found delightful and informative. And, to comment on why. We’ll review and share some. We will periodically update our offerings while retaining others that we, with your voice too, believe are classic.

Adult Fiction

The Overstory: A Novel, Richard Powers (2018)

 Adult Non-Fiction

Waste, Kate O’Neill (9/2019)

Reforesting Faith: What Trees Teach Us About the Nature of God and His Love for Us, Matthew Sleeth, M.D. (4/2019)

The Joy of Forest Bathing: Reconnect With Wild Places & Rejuvenate Your Life, Melanie Choukas-Bradley (2018)

The Chesapeake in Focus: Transforming the Natural World, Tom Pelton (2018)

Drawdown—The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, Paul Hawken, ed. (2017)

Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet, McKay Jenkins (2017)

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative, Florence Williams (2017)

Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World, Bill Nye (2015, ed. Corey S. Powell)

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, Elizabeth Kolbert (2014)

ContamiNation: My Quest to Survive in a Toxic World, McKay Jenkins (2011)

The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff Is Trashing the Planet, Communities, and Our Health-and a Vision for Change, Annie Leonard (2011)

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming, Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway (2010)

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants (updated and expanded), Doug Tallamy (2009)

A Climate for Change Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions, Katherine Hayhoe and Andrew Farley (2009)

Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-Being Through Urban Landscapes, Lindsey Campbell and Anne Wiesen (2009/online download)

Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay, Tom Horton (2003)

Adult Online (free)

The Episcopal Church and Climate ChangePowerpoint.pdf (12/2018)

National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (11/23/2018)

Laudato Si’, Encyclical letter of the Holy Father Francis (6/18/2015)

Youth (Y) / Teen (T) Fiction

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia,”Miranda Paul (2017) (Y)

Over and Under the Pond, and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Kate Messner (2017/2015)(Y)

The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever, H. Joseph Hopkins (2013) (Y)

Stickeen [1909], John Muir (1990 reprint) (Y/T)

The Lord’s Oyster, Gilbert Byron (1957) (Y/T)

Youth (Y) / Teen (T) Non-Fiction

The Chesapeake in Focus: Transforming the Natural World, Tom Pelton (2018) (T)

Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our PlanetHarriet Rohmer  (2010) (Y/T)

Turning the Tide: Saving the Chesapeake Bay, Tom Horton (2003) (T)