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Green Reading for Earth Week

The theme for Earth Day 2012 is Mobilize the Earth. Try some of the following titles from the Library's collection to help you get started!

Attracting birds, butterflies and other backyard wildlife by David Mizejewski

Backyard wildlife: how to attract bees, butterflies, insects, birds, frogs and animals into your garden by Christine and Michael Lavelle

Bats by M. Brock Fenton

The complete compost gardening guide by Barbara Pleasant and Deborah L. Martin

Compost by Ken Thompson

The compost specialist: the essential guide to creating and using garden compost, and using potting and seed composts by David Squire

Family vegetarian cookbook: 225 recipes everyone will love

Fresh and fast vegan: quick, delicious, and creative recipes to nourish aspiring and devoted vegans by Amanda Grant

Fresh & fast vegetarian: recipes that make a meal by Marie Simmons; photographs by Luca Trovato

The little book of compost by Allan Shepherd

The meat lover's meatless cookbook: vegetarian recipes carnivores will devour by Kim O'Donnel; photography by Myra Kohn

The National Wildlife Federation's guide to gardening for wildlife: how to create a beautiful backyard habitat for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife by Craig Tufts and Peter Loewer

One world vegetarian cookbook by Troth Wells

Walker's bats of the world by Ronald M. Nowak; introduction by Thomas H. Kunz and Elizabeth D. Pierson

Welcoming wildlife to the garden: creating backyard & balcony habitats for wildlife by Catherine J. Johnson, Susan McDiarmid; projects & illustrations by Edward R. Turner

The wildlife garden: planning backyard habitats by Charlotte Seidenberg; drawings by Jean Seidenberg

Your backyard wildlife garden: how to attract and identify wildlife in your yard by Marcus Schneck; foreword by Craig Tufts