Learning 28 Apr 2022

Earth Week 2022: Recommended Reads

By CIS Communications
Photograph by Elaine Fong, CIS teacher librarian

As our community celebrated Earth Week 2022, our teachers and administrators shared their favourite “sustainable reads” from the library. Take a dive into some of these stories to uncover ways to do your part for the environment, or be inspired by how others have done so. You can find them all in the Lakeside primary library.


Johan Stromsater, CEO

Title: Captain Green and the tree machine

Author: Evelyn Bookless


Pete Corcoran, Head of School

Title: The science of protecting the planet

Author: Jeremy Smith


Xiomara Cruz, Primary Vice Principal

Title: Katie saves the Earth

Author: Fran Manushkin


Joel Bevans, Primary Vice Principal

Title: Wangari’s trees of peace

Author: Jeanette Winter


Patricia Pope, Bilingual Vice Principal

Title: 石油泄漏

Authors: 莫尔文和博尔格


Austin Wellman, PYP Coordinator

Title: The mangrove tree: planting trees to feed families

Authors: Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore


Haiyan Guo, grade 1 bilingual lead

Title: 小牛顿科学馆:地球发烧了!

Author: 台湾牛顿出版股份有限公司


Dianne Que, SK teacher

Title: What happens to our trash?

Author: D. J. Ward


Kamal Kaur, JK teacher

Title: Crinkleroot’s guide to giving back to nature

Author: Jim Aronsky


Hadil El-cheikh, SK teacher

Title: Dinosaurs to the rescue! A guide to protecting our planet.

Authors: Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown