NeiSci - Booklists

Curious about Neighborhood Science and want to read more? Check out our booklists for children, teens, and adults! These are a great starting point for finding your next read.

Books for Children

  • Bat count : a citizen science story

    Bat count : a citizen science story

    Forrester, Anna, 1966-
  • Be a citizen scientist!

    Be a citizen scientist!

    Rajczak, Michael
  • Becoming a mosquito

    Becoming a mosquito

    Hansen, Grace
  • Bird count

    Bird count

    Edwards Richmond, Susan
  • Butterflies Belong Here

    Butterflies Belong Here

    Hopkinson, Deborah
  • Citizen science

    Citizen science

    Fontichiaro, Kristin.
  • Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery From Your Own Backyard

    Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery From Your Own Backyard

    Burns, Loree Griffin

    Learn how ordinary folks can contribute to data collection for scientific research and the protection of urban wildlife.

  • Climate Emergency Atlas

    Climate Emergency Atlas

    Hooke, Dan
  • Counting birds : the idea that helped save our feathered friends

    Counting birds : the idea that helped save our feathered friends

    Stemple, Heidi E. Y
  • Dive in! : exploring our connection with the ocean

    Dive in! : exploring our connection with the ocean

    Eriksson, Ann, 1956-
  • Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe

    Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe

    Clinton, Chelsea
  • Empowering young voices for the planet

    Empowering young voices for the planet

    Cherry, Lynne
  • Energy island : how one community harnessed the wind and changed their world

    Energy island : how one community harnessed the wind and changed their world

    Drummond, Allan.
  • Exploring environmental science with children and teens

    Exploring environmental science with children and teens

    Harrington, Eileen G.
  • Extinct: An Illustrated Exploration of Animals That Have Disappeared

    Extinct: An Illustrated Exploration of Animals That Have Disappeared

    Riera, Lucas
  • Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles

    Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles

    Cousteau, Philippe
  • Get into citizen science

    Get into citizen science

    Kovacs, Vic
  • Hike

    Hike

    Oswald, Pete
  • Mosquitoes can't bite ninjas

    Mosquitoes can't bite ninjas

    Novak, Jordan P
  • Oil

    Oil

    Winter, Jonah, 1962-
  • One Little Bag: An Amazing Journey

    One Little Bag: An Amazing Journey

    Cole, Henry
  • Packs : strength in numbers

    Packs : strength in numbers

    Salyer, Hannah
  • Path to the stars : my journey from Girl Scout to rocket scientist

    Path to the stars : my journey from Girl Scout to rocket scientist

    Acevedo, Sylvia
  • Star finder! : a step-by-step guide to the night sky

    Star finder! : a step-by-step guide to the night sky

  • The Boreal Forest: A Year in the World's Largest Land Biome

    The Boreal Forest: A Year in the World's Largest Land Biome

    Carmichael, L. E.
  • The Monarchs are Missing: A Butterfly Mystery

    The Monarchs are Missing: A Butterfly Mystery

    Hirsch, Rebecca E.
  • There once was a sky full of stars

    There once was a sky full of stars

    Crelin, Bob.
  • We are Water Protectors

    We are Water Protectors

    Lindstrom, Carole
  • World Without Fish: How Could We Let This Happen?

    World Without Fish: How Could We Let This Happen?

    Kurlansky, Mark

Books for Young Adults

  • A visual guide to weather and climate

    A visual guide to weather and climate

    Malizia, Diana
  • Citizen science : how anyone can contribute to scientific discovery

    Citizen science : how anyone can contribute to scientific discovery

    Hulick, Kathryn
  • Dark matters : nature's reaction to light pollution

    Dark matters : nature's reaction to light pollution

    Galat, Joan Marie, 1963-
  • Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water

    Do-it-yourself sustainable water projects : collect, store, purify, and drill for water

    Dempsey, Paul
  • Enough water? : a guide to what we have and how we use it

    Enough water? : a guide to what we have and how we use it

  • Giraffe extinction : using science and technology to save the gentle giants

    Giraffe extinction : using science and technology to save the gentle giants

    Anderson, Tanya
  • One Planet: A Celebration of Biodiversity

    One Planet: A Celebration of Biodiversity

    Hulot, Nicolas
  • Seeds on Ice: Svalbard and the Global Seed Vault

    Seeds on Ice: Svalbard and the Global Seed Vault

    Fowler, Cary
  • Shark Quest: Protecting the Ocean's Top Predators

    Shark Quest: Protecting the Ocean's Top Predators

    Young, Karen Romano
  • The boy who harnessed the wind

    The boy who harnessed the wind

    Kamkwamba, William, 1987-
  • The Ecology Book

    The Ecology Book

  • The field guide to citizen science : how you can contribute to scientific research and make a differ

    The field guide to citizen science : how you can contribute to scientific research and make a differ

    Cavalier, Darlene.
  • The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our World and its Ecosystems

    The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our World and its Ecosystems

    Ignotofsky, Rachel
  • Whale quest : working together to save endangered species

    Whale quest : working together to save endangered species

    Young, Karen Romano

Books for Adults

  • A question and answer guide to astronomy

    A question and answer guide to astronomy

    Bely, Pierre-Yves.
  • Biodiversity and Climate Change: Transforming the Biosphere

    Biodiversity and Climate Change: Transforming the Biosphere

  • Citizen scientist : searching for heroes and hope in an age of extinction

    Citizen scientist : searching for heroes and hope in an age of extinction

    Hannibal, Mary Ellen
  • Corridor Ecology: Linking Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Adaptation

    Corridor Ecology: Linking Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Adaptation

    Hilty, Jodi A
  • Diary of a citizen scientist : chasing tiger beetles and other new ways of engaging the world

    Diary of a citizen scientist : chasing tiger beetles and other new ways of engaging the world

    Russell, Sharman Apt.
  • Exploding stars and invisible planets : the science of what's out there

    Exploding stars and invisible planets : the science of what's out there

    Watson, Fred, 1944-
  • Flint fights back : environmental justice and democracy in the Flint water crisis

    Flint fights back : environmental justice and democracy in the Flint water crisis

    Pauli, Benjamin J.
  • For the birds : protecting wildlife through the naturalist gaze

    For the birds : protecting wildlife through the naturalist gaze

    Cherry, Elizabeth Regan, 1977-
  • Green birding

    Green birding

    Gregson, Richard, 1948-
  • In search of mycotopia : citizen science, fungi fanatics, and the untapped potential of mushrooms

    In search of mycotopia : citizen science, fungi fanatics, and the untapped potential of mushrooms

    Bierend, Doug
  • Our Native Bees: North America's Endangered Pollinators

    Our Native Bees: North America's Endangered Pollinators

    Embry, Paige
  • Science by the people : participation, power, and the politics of environmental knowledge

    Science by the people : participation, power, and the politics of environmental knowledge

    Kimura, Aya Hirata, 1974-
  • The beginner's guide to birding : the easiest way for anyone to explore the incredible world of bird

    The beginner's guide to birding : the easiest way for anyone to explore the incredible world of bird

    Swick, Nate
  • The climate conscious gardener

    The climate conscious gardener

  • The crowd & the cosmos : adventures in the zooniverse

    The crowd & the cosmos : adventures in the zooniverse

    Lintott, Chris
  • The end of night : searching for natural darkness in an age of artificial light

    The end of night : searching for natural darkness in an age of artificial light

    Bogard, Paul, 1966-
  • The incidental steward : reflections on citizen science

    The incidental steward : reflections on citizen science

    Busch, Akiko.
  • The meaning of it all : thoughts of a citizen scientist

    The meaning of it all : thoughts of a citizen scientist

    Feynman, Richard P. 1918-1988.
  • The Monarch Butterfly: Biology & Conservation

    The Monarch Butterfly: Biology & Conservation

  • The state of science : what the future holds and the scientists making it happen

    The state of science : what the future holds and the scientists making it happen

    Zimmer, Marc
  • The urban commons : how data and technology can rebuild our communities

    The urban commons : how data and technology can rebuild our communities

    O'Brien, Daniel T., 1983-
  • Urban pollution : science and management

    Urban pollution : science and management

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