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Faith Formation: Creation Care Books

Resources including: Children & Family Curricula & Storytime; Confirmation/Affirmation of Baptism; Denominational Resources; Tween & Teen Mental and Spiritual Health; Sexuality & Identity; and Online/At-Home Tech

Children's Books

Image result for 111 Trees     All the Feelings Under the Sun          Apple and Magnolia: Laura Gehl, Patricia Metola: 9781947888357:  Books     As Babies Dream          Brother Sun, Sister Moon     Climate Hero Cover 72px     cover.gif     Doe's Dandelions     Earth Day: An Alphabet Book (read by the author)     Flipflopi: How a Boat Made from Flip-Flops Is Helping to Save the Ocean     For the Beauty of the Earth     The Global Ocean - (citizenkid) By Rochelle Strauss (hardcover) : Target               I Am Earth's Keeper book cover      Good News! It's Creation!          Here: The Dot We Call Home          In the Beginning: A Creation Story Pop-Up Book     Jayden’s Impossible Garden: timeless story about community and connection          A Kid's Guide to Saving the Planet: It's Not Hopeless and We're Not Helpless          Maybe You Might     This beautiful picture book teaches kids to connect with themselves, with others, and with nature     Once Upon Another Time     The Sea-Ringed World     The Story of Us     The Tree of Hope: The Miraculous Rescue of Puerto Rico’s Beloved Banyan               We All Play     We Are Better Together     What Do You See When You Look at a Tree?     619P0VcehqL.jpg     Wonder Awaits!     

Zonia's Rain Forest

Zonia's Rain Forest includes a translation of the story in Ashaninka, information about the Ashaninka community, and resources on the Amazon rain forest and its wildlife.

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Addresses issues children might hear about in the news and may not understand; straightforward and kid-friendly explanations of tough topics; includes ideas for what they can do to help make the world a better, fairer place. Each book has a glossary and additional resources.

The series includes: Culture and Diversity; Rights and Equality; Protecting the Planet; and Rules and Responsibilities.

Tweens & Teens

Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults     Good Food, Bad Waste     The Planet You Inherit: Letters to My Grandchildren When Uncertainty's a Sure Thing     The Sea-Ringed World

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Adult's Books

Amending the Christian Story          Becoming Rooted: One Hundred Days of Reconnecting with Sacred Earth     Before the Streetlights Come On: Black America’s Urgent Call for Climate Solutions     Braiding Sweetgrass     Climate Courage     Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred          The Cross in the Midst of Creation: Following Jesus, Engaging the Powers, Transforming the World          The Dirt to Soil cover     Matthew Fox-Essential Writings On Creation Spirituality-.jpg     Picture of Everyone Must Eat          Fresh Banana Leaves          Gonna Trouble the Water | Ecojustice, Water, and Environmental Racism (De La Torre)     Good Food, Bad Waste     The Gospel of Peace in a Violent World     Home Is the Road: Wandering the Land, Shaping the Spirit     In a Land of Awe: Finding Reverence in the Search for Wild Horses     The Intersectional Environmentalist     Is It Too Late?: A Theology of Ecology     Jesus for Farmers and Fishers: Justice for All Those Marginalized by Our Food System     Jesus Sophia               Love Your Mother: 50 States, 50 Stories, and 50 Women United for Climate Justice     A New Climate for Christology: Kenosis, Climate Change, and Befriending Nature          Oak Flat by Lauren Redniss     Our Angry Eden: Faith and Hope on a Hotter, Harsher Planet     Our Last Best Act: Planning for the End of Our Lives to Protect the People and Places We Love     Parenting for a Better World: Social Justice Practices for Your Family and the Planet     The Planet You Inherit: Letters to My Grandchildren When Uncertainty's a Sure Thing     The Path to a Livable Future: A New Politics to Fight Climate Change, Racism, and the Next Pandemic     The Radiant Lives of Animals     Reconsider the Lilies: Challenging Christian Environmentalism's Colonial Legacy     Refugia Faith: Seeking Hidden Shelters, Ordinary Wonders, and the Healing of the Earth     Rooted Faith          Saints of Feather and Fang: How the Animals We Love and Fear Connect Us to God     Shifting Climates, Shifting People (De La Torre)     Speak with the Earth and It Will Teach You | A Field Guide to the Bible (Cooperrider)     Under the Sky We Make     Unsettling: Surviving Extinction Together     The Water Defenders     The Way of Imagination     When Time Is Short by Timothy Beal     Wild Belief: Poets and Prophets in the Wilderness     

BL_WeSurvivedTheEndOfTheWorld_Cover_9781506486673cNative America has confronted apocalypse for more than four hundred years. In We Survived the End of the World, Choctaw elder Steven Charleston tells the stories of four Indigenous prophets who helped their people learn strategies for surviving catastrophe, using their lessons and wisdom as guidance for how we can face the uncertainty of the modern age.  

Dive deeper with the discussion guide—perfect for book clubs or individual study.

In Our Library - Adults

Book Cover     9781501815034: The Passionate Church     

In Our Library - Children

9780840766717: In the Beginning There Was No Sky: A Story of Creation