The Climate Kids Book Club promotes climate literacy for youth in grades K-8 with a variety of books that correspond to the 10 Things You Can Do to Help.
Book Club resources include a Reading Guide with background information, discussion questions, and fun hands-on activities. Books are available for check out at your local library or at one of our Climate Kids Hubs.
book club resources
What's a book club without a good book? Check out our list of recommended books matched to the 10 Things I Can Do to Help and sorted by grade level: Kindergarten–2nd, 3rd–5th, and 6th–8th. This is a living library, meaning that we will continue to update it over time.
Our Reading Guide is the perfect companion for your Book Club journey. Inside you will find reflection sheets, a place to review the books you've read, and fun activities including a Do-It-Yourself bookmark, coloring pages, matching games, and more!
how to check out
Many of the recommended books are available for check out as physical copies, e-books, and audiobooks at your local library. All you need is a free library card!
View our Bibliocommons lists to see what books are available for check out in the San Diego County Library system.
Climate Kids Book Club sets are available for all educators—formal and informal—to check out at three locations in San Diego County, two of which serve regional Tribal communities.
Each Book Club Set contains a Reading Guide binder and one set of books.
Sets are available in three grade levels:
Kindergarten - 2nd grade, 3rd - 5th grade, and 6th - 8th grade.
San Diego Check Out Location
In collaboration with our partners at the San Diego Natural History Museum, the Climate Kids Book Club is available as part of the Nature to You Loan Program.
To reserve the Book Club sets and many other wonderful teaching tools, please visit the San Diego Natural History Museum.
Check Out Location for Tribal Partners Only
For the Climate Science Alliance's Tribal partners, our Book Club sets can be reserved through the Pala Environmental Department (Northern San Diego Tribes) or the Manzanita Environmental and Natural Resources Department (Southern San Diego Tribes).
Please contact us for more information at:
Thank you to the Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, Pala Band of Mission Indians, and San Diego Natural History Museum for serving as our Climate Kids Hubs where Climate Kids resources are available to the community for check out. Special thank you to the Climate Kids Book Club supporters and Tribal partners, including the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, and the Pala Band of Mission Indians, who made this resource possible.
Funding support comes from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and San Diego Gas & Electric.