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Environmental Awareness & Literature

Jason Flom 5th grade teacher in Tallahassee, FL

Anyone have any favorite literature with nature themes?

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5th grade teacher in Tallahassee, FL

A few of my favorite titles

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"Out of the Dust" by Karen Hesse
"Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen
"Hoot" by Carl Hiaasen
"The Young Man and the Sea" by Rodman Philbrick
"The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway
"Seedfolks" by Paul Fleischman

5th grade teacher in Tallahassee, FL

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@TheRebull: "Gentle Ben" & "Hatchet"
@DrGarcia: "Princess Mononoke"by Hayao Miyazaki
@kstewart01: "Ishmael", "Education of Little Tree", and "Into the Wild

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Connected Wisdom

Director of Social Media Strategy and Marketing @Edutopia, edcamp organizer

Favorite literature with nature themes

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I always loved "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein.

Trash Tales

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Trash Tales is a new book out that talks about garbage in the ocean and how it affects oceanic ecosystems. It has phenomenal photographs! Covers coral reefs, kelp forests, open oceans and shallow shores.

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