HARPERCOLLINS GREEN TITLES:
; A Tree Is A Plant by Clyde Robert Bulla & Stacey Schuett (HarperCollins Children’s)
This re-illustrated stage 1 LRFO explains how an apple seed grows into an apple tree and
describes the features it shares with all plants.
; A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry & Marc Simont (HarperCollins Children’s) The
Caldecott award-winning book that speaks simply and elegantly of the many pleasures a
; A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins (Harper paperbacks) This timeless classic
chronicles a disillusioned young man’s five thousand mile journey across America.
; Almost Gone: The World’s Rarest Animals by Steve Jenkins (HarperCollins Children’s)
With elegant text and stunning art, acclaimed science writer and Caldecott Honor
winning illustrator Steve Jenkins explores some of our world’s most endangered animals.
; Animal Liberation by Peter Singer (Harper Perennial) Repackaged in paperback with a
new jacket - the ―bible‖ of the animal rights movement, from arguably the most
influential and certainly one of the most controversial, philosophers of our time--newly
updated for a Green audience. On sale 2/10/09
; Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperCollins) Bestselling author
Barbara Kingsolver describes her family’s adventure as they move to a farm in southern
Appalachia and realign their lives with the local food chain.
; Be a Friend to Trees by Patricia Lauber & Holly Keller (HarperCollins Children’s)
Discusses the importance of trees as sources of food, oxygen, and other essential things.
; Beef by Andrew Rimas & Evan D. G. Fraser (William Morrow) In the bestselling
tradition of Cod and Salt, comes this lively history of our relationship with an animal that
we have worked alongside, consumed, and even worshipped for thousands of years: the
; Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology by Eric Brende (Harper Perennial)
Readers will love this paperback edition of the book Jon Krakauer (Into Thin Air) hailed
as ―buoyant, thought-provoking, and very entertaining.‖ On a mission to prove the effect
of modern technological advances on our lives, MIT graduate Eric Brende and his wife
lived for 18 months unplugged from technology and found that ―faster, cheaper, quicker‖
is not always better, easier, or good for you.
; Cool Homes in Hot Places by Suzanne Trocme (Collins) A fully illustrated guide that
provides the essentials for living in warm climates.
; Correcting the Landscape by Majorie Kowalski Cole (Harper Perennial) Correcting the
Landscape follows the fate of an Alaskan newspaper editor as he fights the degradation
of the natural environment at the hands of big business, attempts to solve a local murder
mystery, and embarks on a budding romance with one of his reporters.
; Crimes Against Nature by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (Harper Perennial) Robert F. Kennedy
Jr., America’s most prominent environmental lawyer, on George W. Bush’s efforts to
eviscerate the laws that have protected our country’s air, water, public lands, and wildlife
for the past thirty years-all in the name of unbridled corporate cronyism that threatens to
highjack democracy as we know it.
; Disappearing World: 101 of the Earth's Most Extraordinary and Endangered Places by
Alonzo C. Addison (Collins) Take an incredible journey to 101 of the world’s most
endangered locations—natural and cultural sites on the brink of being destroyed—and
discover the dramatic untold stories behind each site before it disappears forever.
; Don’t Know Much About Planet Earth by Kenneth C. Davis & Tom Bloom
(HarperCollins Children’s) A nonfiction picture book and middle grade series, based on
the best-selling DON'T KNOW MUCH books by Ken Davis.
Earth Day – Hooray! by Stuart Murphy & Renee Andriani (HarperCollins Children’s) ;
Enterprising school kids learn about place value (ones, tens, hundreds, and so on) while
cleaning up a run down park in this level 3 Mathstart celebrating math and the
; Earth to Table by Jeff Crump & Bettina Schormann (Ecco) An extraordinary collection
of reflections, gorgeous photographs and recipes that bring to life a year’s relationship
between a restaurant and a local organic farm. On sale: 8/18/09
; Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet by Oliver Morton (Harper) An exciting
and accessible science book on the everyday miracle of photosynthesis by an award-
winning science journalist who received high praise for his last book, MAPPING MARS.
; Eco Barons by Edward Humes (Ecco) Edward Humes examines a crucial crossroads in
environmental preservation—and the remarkable steps taken by philanthropists and
visionaries who are dedicating their lives to saving land from development and
destruction. On sale: 3/3/09
; Everglades by Jean Craighead George & Wendell Minor (HarperCollins Children’s) A
lyrical creation tale of the Florida Everglades with stunning landscapes by Wendell
; Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser (Harper
Perennial) Part investigative journalism, part social criticism, this highly visible and
extraordinarily well reviewed exploration into the All-American fast food meal spent 15
weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. The Perennial edition features a new
afterword by the author.
; Field Trips: Bug Hunting, Animal Tracking, Bird-watching, Shore Walking by Jim
Arnosky (HarperCollins Children’s) Through his detailed black-and-white drawings,
renowned naturalist and artist Jim Arnosky shows budding wildlife watchers how to
sketch birds, animal tracks, insects, shoreline plants, and anything else they might spot on
an exciting outdoor field trip.
; Flotsametrics and the Floating World by Curtis Ebbesmeyer & Eric Scigliano (Collins)
One of the Earth’s greatest secrets—a previously hidden system of ocean currents —
revealed itself to the author through the fascinating stories of flotsam. Using all kinds of
stuff that ends up in the ocean, from body parts to Nikes, maverick scientist Ebbesmeyer
solved a profound mystery and changed everything we know about our environment. On
; Fragile Earth: Views of a Changing World by HCUK Staff (Collins) A stunning
photographic presentation of the dramatic changes impacting today’s world
; Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-Friendly Life by Sophie Uliano (Collins)
A fun, highly informative guide to healthier products and lifestyle choices for chic
women who want to look and feel fabulous with sustainable style.
; Green Cleaning for Dummies by Elizabeth Goldsmith and Betsy Sheldon (HarperAudio)
The guide for natural and sustainable cleaning methods.
; Green Homes: New Ideas for Sustainable Living by Sergi Costa Duran (Collins) A
showcase of the latest in sustainable architecture and environmental-friendly design.
; Green Living for Dummies by Liz Barclay (HarperAudio) A guide to minimizing
individuals’ impact on the world and enjoying a green lifestyle.
; Green Is The New Black: How to Change the World With Style by Tasmin Blanchard
(William Morrow) A fashionistas save the world eco-couture guide on how to be
fairtrade and fabulous, for women seeking to embrace every aspect of sustainable stylish
living and shopping.
; Green Mama: The Wise Mom’s Guide to Helping Kids Save the Planet by Tracey
Bianchi (Zondervan) Green Mama takes the burgeoning green trend and puts this
lifestyle within reach for the typical over-stressed, over-tired, and often over-caffeinated
mom. It presents green ideas and solutions that will benefit their kids, their communities,
and will draw them closer to the heart of Jesus for this world. On sale: 12/4/09
; Happy Baby: The Organic Guide to Baby’s First 24 Months by Robert W. Sears (Harper
paperbacks) Happy Baby, the organic baby food company, and Dr. Robert Sears,
bestselling author and renowned pediatrician, have teamed up to bring green parenting to
the mainstream making it more than just a trendy movement but by far the healthiest way
to raise happy babies with lasting results. One sale: 9/1/09
; Hell and High Water: Global Warming-the Solution and the Politics-and What We
Should Do by Joe Romm (William Morrow) A scathing critique of our current climate
policy and a passionate call to demand action on global warming now--before it is too
; High Tide in Tucson: Essays from Now or Never by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper
Perennial) Beautifully packaged, with original illustrations by well-known illustrator Paul
Mirocha, these wise lessons on the urgent business of being alive make it a perfect gift
for Kingsolver's many fans.
; Holding Back the Sea: The Struggle on the Gulf Coast to Save America by Christopher
Hallowell (Harper Perennial) The backstory of Katrina--an historical, environmental, and
cultural picture of the Gulf Coast that points toward how what has now happened might
have been avoided.
; Home by Jeannie Baker (Greenwillow) Illustrated with remarkable 3-D constructions,
this wordless picture book illustrates the journey of an urban neighborhood from decay to
; Honeybee: Poems & Short Prose by Naomi Shihab Nye (Greenwillow) A new poetry
collection from the National Book Award finalist Naomi Shihab Nye.
; In Defense of Hunting by James Swan (HarperOne) In Defense of Hunting is a powerful
and challenging exploration of our primal impulse to hunt and its value in modern society.
; In the Garden: Who’s Been Here? by Lindsay Barret George (Greenwillow) A brother
and sister try to guess who or what has been nibbling at the food in the garden, in the
latest in a bestselling nature picture book series.
; It’s Easy Being Green by Emma Sleeth (Zondervan) A 16 year old starting a massive
rebellion? It’s happened before and looks like it’s happening today. Emma Sleeth is
passionate about Christian environmentalism. She’s passionate because she believes that
we need to start respecting God by caring for his creation. A lone voice showing other
teens what it means to live a sustainable lifestyle. One that cares for the creation we’ve
been entrusted with. *printed on 100% recycled paper
; Mind of the Raven by Bernd Heinrich (Harper Perennial) Award-winning naturalist and
bestselling author of Winter World, Bernd Heinrich finds himself dreaming of ravens and
decides he must get to the truth about this animal reputed to be so intelligent.
; My City Was Gone by Dennis Love (Harper Perennial) My City Was Gone is a
magnificently written story about the people of Anniston, Alabama, who fight back when
they learn that the local Monsanto Chemical Plant, has been leaking PCBs into their
drinking water, causing extraordinarily high cancer rates.
; MySpace/OurPlanet by MySpace Community (HarperTeen) In partnership with
MySpace, HarperTeen is publishing a friendly guide to saving the Earth. Offering a
wealth of facts, tips, calls-to-action, and practical suggestions, this is the go-to book for
―green‖ teens who want to be active promoters and supporters of environmental causes.
; Nature’s Way by Ed McGaa (HarperOne) Beginning with the ways of the Lakota Sioux
and branching outward, McGaa shows the error of using animals and the natural world as
a whole for economic and political gain, and then offers everyday lessons and values
gleaned from nature that endure for all times and people.
; New Sustainable Homes: Designs for Healthy Living by James Grayson Trulove (Collins)
An illustrated showcase of the latest innovations in ecological design.
; Night Fire: Big Oil, Poison Air, and Margie Richard’s Fight to Save Her Town by
Ronnie Greene (Amistad) The inspiring story of one woman’s fight to save her town
from the ravages of illegal pollution and environmental racism.
Oil Spill! by Melvin Berger & Paul Mirocha (HarperCollins Children’s) The causes of oil ;
spills, the resulting damage, and the various approaches to cleanup are the subjects dealt
; OK Go by Carin Berger (Greenwillow) In this young picture book, a traffic jam inspires
the characters to think of greener alternatives. On sale: 4/28/09
; On the Way to the Beach by Henry Cole (Greenwillow) An inviting search-and-find
nature book with gatefold pages.
; One Makes the Difference by Julia Butterfly Hill (HarperOne) An informative, hands-on
guide to everyday things people of all ages can do to improve the environment.
; Organic and Chic: Cakes, Cookies, and Other Sweets That Taste as Good as They Look
by Sarah Magid (William Morrow) Sixty organic cake, cookie, and dessert recipes that
are as exquisite to look at as they are beautiful and delicious. On sale: 6/02/09
; Penguin Chick by Betty Tatham & Helen K. Davie (HarperCollins Children’s) An
emperor penguin father keeps his mate’s egg warm on his feet – for two months!
; Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard (Harper Perennial Modern Classic) An
exhilarating meditation on nature and its seasons—a personal narrative highlighting one
year’s exploration on foot in the author’s own neighborhood in Tinker Creek, Virginia.
; Power Trip by Amanda Griscom Little (Harper) This hopeful call to action by a young
prize-winnning environmental journalist offers a highly readable account based on
historical anecdotes and contemporary reporting that explains how the ingenuity that got
America into the environmental mess it’s in is the same ingenuity that will get us out.
; Prefab Elements: Adding Custom Features to Your Home by Sandy McLendon (Collins)
This follow-up to the bestseller Prefab Modern provides a detailed look at all kinds of
prefabricated items and the latest materials available designed for use both in renovation
projects and new housing projects. From bathrooms to stair units and much much more.
; Prefab Modern by Jill Herbers (Collins) The inevitable next step to ―cool‖ housing as the
market looks for reasonably priced housing for first and second homes.
; Prefab Now by James Grayson Trulove and Ray Cha (Collins) An in-depth look at state-
of-the-art prefabricated and modular homes--among the most popular, economical and
stylish options in housing structures today.
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper Perennial) A hymn to wildness that ;
celebrates the prodigal spirit of human nature, and of nature itself.
; Ransom My Heart by Mia Thermopolis & Meg Cabot (Avon) Mia Thermopolis has
―penned‖ her first historical romance novel with help from Meg Cabot. In keeping with
Mia’s true spirit, Meg will be donating all of her profits to Greenpeace.
; Righteous Porkchop by Nicolette Hahn Niman (Collins) Fast Food Nation for the hog
industry, by an engaging female crusader who finds love along the way. On sale: 2/17/09
; Saving Planet Earth by Tony Juniper (Collins) A follow-up to the highly successful
Planet Earth, this important book will take readers to a new level of appreciation--and
awareness-- of the many environmental challenges facing our planet and the ways in
which we can save Planet Earth and the wonders of the natural world for future
; Science 101: Ecology by Jennifer Freeman (Collins) The ultimate introductory science
books for non-scientists-highly visual and informative titles on a range of major subjects
in the sciences.
; Serena by Ron Rash (Ecco) A gothic tale of greed, corruption and revenge set against the
backdrop of the 1930s wilderness and America’s burgeoning environmental movement.
; Serve God, Save the Planet by Matthew Sleeth (Zondervan) J. Matthew Sleeth was
living the American dream as a medical chief of staff—until the increasing number of
chronic illnesses he was witnessing gave him a new environmental awareness. In this
book, Sleeth shares his family’s journey to simplicity, stronger relationships, and richer
spiritual lives, and relates a prescription for sustainable living. *printed on 100% recycled
; Simply Green Giving: Create Beautiful and Organic Wrappings, Tags, and Gifts from
Everyday Materials by Danny Seo (Collins) Danny Seo, the eco-conscious and creative
wonder kid and host of Simply Green presents fun and eco-friendly ideas for creating
beautiful gifts, wrapping, and tags from everyday materials.
; Simply Green Parties: Simple and Resourceful Ideas for Throwing the Perfect
Celebration, Event, or Get-Together by Danny Seo (Collins) Danny Seo, the eco-
conscious and creative wonder kid many call the organic style Martha Stewart, presents
simple and eco-friendly ideas for throwing the perfect event or get-together.
; Small Wonder by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper Perennial) Barbara Kingsolver raises her
voice in praise of nature, family, literature, and the joys of everyday life while examining
the genesis of war, violence, and poverty in our world.
; Smithsonian Ocean: Our Water. Our World. by Deborah Cramer (Collins) A passionate
plea for sustaining the world’s most important ecosystem: the oceans.
; Stuffed: An Insider’s Look at Who’s (Really) Making America Fat by Hank Cardello &
Doug Garr (Ecco) A food industry insider blows the whistle on American food
corporations, discussing how the board room decisions and slick marketing machines of
restaurant chains, supermarket companies, and food packagers have spurred the obesity
epidemic and created the most serious health crisis in our country today.
; Summer World: A Season of Bounty by Bernd Heinrich (Ecco) The highly anticipated,
intimate, accessible, and eloquent illumination of animal survival. On sale 4/7/09
; Sustainable Homes: 26 Designs that Respect the Earth by James Grayson
Trulove (Collins) An illustrated showcase of unique ―eco‖ houses often made from
materials that are recycled, salvaged, or harvested.
; Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals by Karen Dawn (Harper
paperback) How happy are California’s ―Happy Cows?‖ Do activists who target medical
researchers like mice more than men? Who belongs in the zoo? Thanking the Monkey
covers all of the major animal-rights topics -- pets, fur, food, animal testing -- in a fun
package that explains the issues without making readers feel guilty if they’re not leather-
; The Big Book of Green Design by Suzanna MW Stephens (Collins) Hundreds of
solutions for the environmentally conscious designer. On sale: 8/5/09
; The Blue Bear: A True Story of Friendship and Discovery in the Alaskan Wild by Lynn
Schooler (Harper Perennial) Set on Alaska’s Glacier Coast, a haunting memoir about the
search for one of the world’s most elusive animals, the friendship that was forged, and
the tragedy that ensued.
; The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink by Robert Morris
(HarperCollins) A fascinating and frightening history of water-borne disease, especially
cholera -- and a dire warning about the current vulnerability of our water systems today
to both disease and terrorism.
; The Cactus Eaters by Dan White (Harper Perennial) A hilarious and harrowing account
of a young couple’s hike along the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail.
; The Cartoon Guide to the Environment by Larry Gonick & Alice Outwater (Collins)
The Cartoon Guide to the Environment puts children on the road to environmental
literacy by covering the main topics of environmental science.
; The Clean Tech Revolution: The Next Big Growth and Investment Opportunity by Ron
Pernick and Clint Wilder (Collins) The definitive book on clean tech--technologies
designed to provide superior performance at lower costs, greatly reducing the world’s
dependence on ―dirty‖ energy such as fossil fuels and other environmentally damaging
products--that uncovers the profits and potential of this next great, industrial revolution.
; The Complete Organic Pregnancy by Deirdre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu (Collins) A
guide to having a natural and safe pregnancy, including preparing your body for
conception, the nine months of gestation, and the baby’s first six months of life.
; The Earth Path by Starhawk (HarperOne) America’s most renowned witch and
ecofeminist offers a sequel to her bestselling classic The Spiral Dance, weaving together
the latest findings in environmental science with magical spells, chants, meditations and
group exercises to create the ultimate primer on our relationship to the earth.
; The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability by Paul Hawken (Collins) A
visionary new program that businesses can follow to help restore the planet.
; The Global Citizen’s Handbook by The World Bank (Collins) Published in association
with the World Bank, here is the newly updated, comprehensive guide to the most urgent
social, economic, and environmental issues confronting today’s world.
; The Good Office: Green Design on the Cutting Edge by John Riordan and Kristen
(Collins) The growing public awareness of environmental issues has increased the need
for designs that integrate sustainable principles. Contemporary architects, engineers and
clients recognize that where we work and what we work in has a profound effect on our
productivity, our lives and the planet.
; The Great Deluge by Douglas Brinkley (Harper Perennial) From Douglas Brinkley, the
New York Times bestselling author of The Boys of Pointe du Hoc, Tour of Duty and
Parish Priest comes The Great Deluge, the first definitive and highly acclaimed book
about the destruction of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.
; The Green Collar Economy by Van Jones (HarperOne) Activist Van Jones, recently
featured in Thomas Friedman's column in the New York Times, is giving voice to a
different kind of environmentalism in The Green Collar Economy one deeply rooted in
the lives and struggles of ordinary people. Van Jones argues that the current
environmental wave will never become a national movement unless we integrate
practical green solutions into this country’s very real problems of race and poverty. Jones
book will be the first to create a true call to action, mapping out out a way for all us to be
truly invested in a greener America. (agent Patti Breitman)
; The Gospel of Food by Barry Glassner (Harper Perennial) In the tradition of Fast Food
Nation, from the bestselling author of The Culture of Fear comes a rallying cry to
abandon food fads and myths for calmer and more enjoyable eating. Barry Glassner’s
refreshing new take on food weaves the facts into entertaining but serious reports on the
food industry and the state of our culinary souls.
; The Green Bible (HarperOne) The NRSV Green Bible will equip and encourage people
to see Scripture’s vision for creation-care. Passages teaching about God’s care for
creation will be highlighted in green to bring greater awareness to how this message is
woven throughout the Old and New Testaments. An introduction to reading the Bible
through a ―green lens‖ as well as a green index, concordance and guide for personal study
will be paired with teachings throughout the ages to show people how caring for God’s
creation is not only a calling, but a lifestyle.
; The Last Polar Bear by Jean Craighead George & Wendell Minor (HarperCollins
Children’s) A timely story about a young boy desperate to save one of the last polar bears
in the rapidly changing Arctic environment. On sale: 10/13/09
; The Legacy of Luna by Julia Hill (HarperOne) The amazing story of a young woman
living 180 feet up in a 1,000 year-old redwood tree named "Luna". For over two years
she survived the elements in a fight against a major corporation to save the ancient old
; The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey (Harper Perennial) The construction of
the colossal Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River spurs an oddball quartet of eco-
activists to join forces in a noble cause. A Vietnam veteran who loves booze, guns and
the great outdoors; a billboard-burning doctor; a feminist revolutionary; and a polygamist
riverboat guide -- the Monkey Wrench Gang go up against the vultures of big business to
sabotage the strip mines, power plants and concrete dams that are destroying vast tracts
of the wilderness, through peaceful means...or otherwise. Scandalizing the establishment
and read by others as a call to arms when it appeared in 1975, The Monkey Wrench Gang
is a wildly funny and provocatively satirical book that ignited the flames of
; The Power of Place by Winifred Gallagher (Harper Perennial) The Power of Place
explores the complex relationships between the people and the places in which they live,
love, and work.
; The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the
Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean by Trevor Corson (Harper Perennial) A
fascinating narrative of how lobsters socialize, mate, fight for dominance, and navigate
their way across the ocean floor, by a one-time Maine lobsterman.
; The Snoring Bird: My Family’s Journey Through a Century of Biology by Bernd
Heinrich (Harper Perennial) Bernd Heinrich, bestselling author of Winter World, shares
the remarkable story of his father’s life, his family’s past, and how the forces of history
shaped him into the renowned biologist and nature writer he is today.
; The Story of Sushi by Trevor Corson (Harper Perennial) An in-depth look at the culture
; The Thoreau You Don’t Know: What the Prophet of Environmentalism Really Meant by
Robert Sullivan (Collins) An inspired, revolutionary reconsideration of a major American
literary and environmental icon, from a bestselling nonfiction writer who has been called
―an Urban Thoreau‖ (NYTBR). On sale: 3/17/09
; The Tyranny of Oil by Antonia Juhasz (William Morrow) A chilling expose of the
modern American oil industry, its dire abuse of power, and how an industry-wide
dissolution of powerful monopolies is the only answer to our ongoing oil crisis.
; There’s a Hair in My Dirt! A Worm’s Story by Gary Larson (Harper paperback) A
twisted take on the difference between man’s idealized view of nature and the sometimes
cold, hard reality of life for the birds and the bees and the worms (not to mention our own
; This Is the Rain by Lola M. Schaefer & Jane Wattenberg (Greenwillow) A poetic and
imaginative explanation of where rain comes from and of the water cycle.
; Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska by Miranda Weiss (Collins) A memoir of moving
to Alaska-and staying-by a writer whose gift for writing about place and natural beauty
places her in the tradition of John McPhee and Jonathan Raban. On sale: 4/28/09
; Under a Green Sky: Global Warming, the Mass Extinctions of the Past, and What They
Can Tell Us About Our Future by Peter Ward (Collins) Global warming has struck before,
destroying millions of species and turning the sky green. It’s about to do it again.
; What’s So Bad About Gasoline? Fossil Fuels and What They Do by Anne Rockwell &
Paul Meisel (HarperCollins Children’s) A new Level 2 LRFO that covers one of the most
important and debated current issues regarding the environment: the continued mass
burning of oil and other fossil fuels. On Sale: 2/17/2009