Read to Lead: Celebrating Earth Day

The Clinton Presidential Center’s Read to Lead Series is all about helping young learners become great readers, leaders, and active citizens. We will explore some interesting topics, like how to be a good member of your community and learn more about yourself and the culture and history of our neighbors. This enriching event is free to the public.

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Join us April 13 at the Witt Stephens Jr. Nature Center for Read to Lead: Celebrating Earth. You will get to listen to some great stories about how to appreciate and take care of our planet from some amazing books and even get the chance to make some accessible crafts and participate in music-making activities.

BOOK 1: Thank You, Earth by April Pulley Sayre

Acclaimed children’s book author and photographer April Pulley Sayre’s love letter to Earth is a stunning exploration of the beauty and complexity of the world around us. Remarkable photographs and a rich, layered text introduce concepts of science, nature, geography, biology, poetry, and community, perfect for classrooms and homeschooling. This nonfiction picture book is ideal for Earth Day and for celebrating the planet all year long.

BOOK 2: Grandma’s Gardens by Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton 

From mother-daughter team Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton comes a celebration of gardens, family and tradition, and an ode to mothers, grandmothers and the children they love. Now an abridged board book for the tiniest gardeners. A celebration of family and flowers, gardens and greenery that shows readers how sharing the things we love with the people we love can connect us.


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