November Creation Challenge

November Creation Challenge

Expand your mind—Read a book

Burrrrr . . . it’s time to come into the warm, get cozy and lose yourself in a good book. Winter offers us the perfect chance to expand our understanding of creation with a little reading, so below are a few suggestions to get you started. You’ll find more information about these and other good reads in the Garden Room.  Enjoy!



Silent Spring   – Rachel Carson

A Sand County Almanac   – Aldo Leopold

Arctic Dreams   – Barry Lopez

* Keith County Journal   – John Janovy



Flight Behavior   – Barbara Kingsolver

The Lamentations of Zeno   – Llija Trojanow

Grey Mountain   – John Grisham

The Carbon Diaries   – Saci Lloyd (Young Adult)

The Land of Curiosities   – Deanna Neil (Young Adult)


Children and Youth

Grandpas Garden   – Stella Fry (young child)

The Lorax   – Dr. Seuss (child)

* The Giving Tree   – Shel Silverstein (child)

Global Warming   – Seymour Simon (child)

Eyes Wide Open   – Paul Fleischman (teen)

It’s Getting Hot in Here   – Bridget Heos (teen)


Coffee Table

The Photo Ark:  One Man’s Quest to Document the World’s Animals  -Joel Satore

Natural Visions: The Power of Images in American Environmental Reform  -Finis Dunaway


Faith and Values

* Inhabiting Eden:  Christians, the Bible, and the Ecological Crisis   – Patricia Tull

* A Climate for Change:  Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions   – Katharine Hayhoe and Andrew Farley

* Getting to Green   – Frederick Rich

* The Climate Swerve, Reflections on Mind, Hope and Survival   – Robert Jay Lifton



* Drawdown   – Paul Hawken, ed.

* The Case for a Carbon Tax   – She-Ling Hsu

Collapse:  How Societies choose to Fail or Succeed   – Jared Diamond

* Awake on Earth  – Carla A. Wise


* Available in the WPC Library

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