New Perspectives Discussion Series



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The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan

Resources for Further Exploration


Organizations and Online Resources



Books (asterisk * indicates book is also available as book on CD)


  • No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg
  • *What the Eyes Don’t See by Mona Hanna-Attisha
  • Still Waters: The Secret World of Lakes by Curt Stager
  • On the Brink: The Great Lakes in the 21st Century by Dave Dempsey
  • Pandora’s Locks: The Opening of the Great Lakes by Jeff Alexander 


Documentaries, Docuseries, and Videos



Elementary Level Books



Middle Grade Books


  • Heroes of the Environment by Harriet Rohmer; illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
  • Hello from Renn Lake by Michele Weber Hurwitz
  • Rescue at Lake Wild by Terry Lynn Johnson
  • The Leak by Kate Reed Petty; art by Andrea Bell
  • Eco Kids : Self-Sufficiency Handbook by Alan & Gill Bridgewater


Teen Books


  • Planet SOS : 22 Modern Monsters Threatening Our Environment (And What You Can Do To Defeat Them!) by Marie G. Rohde
  • Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines by Paul Fleischman
  • The Plastic Problem by Rachel Salt
  • Breathe by Sarah Crossan
  • Solstice by P. J. Hoover
















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