By Growing Sustainable Together: Kids and Parenting Books on Environmental Sustainability and Kindness
The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids: 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having Fun

The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids: 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having Fun

John Fisher and Whitney Cohen

$29.95

With a huge, lovely variety of activities ranging from initially setting up a garden to cooking the harvest along with lots of explanatory context, this is a comprehensive introduction to family gardening.

How a Seed Grows

How a Seed Grows

Helene J. Jordan and Loretta Krupinski

$6.99 $6.50

With a science-based approach to understanding seeds, this book walks children through planting their own bean seeds and watching them grow.

Pizza at Sally's

Pizza at Sally's

Monica Wellington

$16.99 $15.80

Not only does Sally source her tomatoes from the local community garden, but this charming book also illustrates the many steps needed to make a favorite food.

From Seed to Plant

From Seed to Plant

Gail Gibbons

$7.99 $7.43

This book provides a nice introduction to the more in-depth science vocabulary involved in planting, including pollination and germination.

Growing Vegetable Soup

Growing Vegetable Soup

Lois Ehlert

$6.95 $6.46

This simple book does a lovely job introducing the steps and tools of gardening with bright, colorful illustrations. As a board book, it’s excellent for the youngest gardeners.

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt: (Nature Book for Kids, Gardening and Vegetable Planting, Outdoor Nature Book)

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt: (Nature Book for Kids, Gardening and Vegetable Planting, Outdoor Nature Book)

Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal

$7.99 $7.43

This lyrical, beautiful book follows both what’s happening above the ground with a girl and her grandmother as well as below the earth with the plants and animals. Our family often pulls out this book in late winter as we’re getting jazzed for gardening season.