Eco Recommendations

At Kat Kid Adventure, we turn complex eco facts into fun conversation starters. Here are some of our favorite books, movies and tv shows about our environment! Check them out and get the conversations started...


Nature's Light Spectacular: 12 Stunning Scenes of Earth's Greatest Shows 

Lightning! Rainbows! Auroras! This book is about two intrepid explorers as they explore the Northern Lights, marvel in wonder at glow worm caves, go hunting for double rainbows, and dodge volcanic lightning. Written by Katy Flint.

For ages1st - 4th grade


All the Feelings Under the Sun: How to Deal With Climate Change

Through informative text and activities, the book gives children age-appropriate information about the climate crisis and gives them the tools they need to manage their anxiety and work toward making change. ByLeslie Davenport.

For ages: 3rd - 5th grade


Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet

The inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, a young eco-activist whose persistence sparked a global movement.You are never too young to make a difference. By Valentina Camerini.

For ages: 3rd - 5th grade



Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet

This inspiring book presents the true stories of 12 people from across North America who have done great things for the environment. By Harriet Rohmer

For ages: 3rd - 5th grade



Girl Warriors: How 25 Young Activists Are Saving the Earth

Girl Warriors: How 25 Young Activists Are Saving the Earth tells the stories of 25 climate leaders under age 25. They've led hundreds of thousands of people in climate strikes, founded non-profits, given TED talks, and sued their governments. By Rachel Sarah

For ages: 3rd - 6th grade


No One is Too Small to Make a Difference

Collecting her speeches that have made history across the globe, from the United Nations to Capitol Hill and mass street protests, her book is a rallying cry for why we must all wake up and fight to protect the living planet, no matter how powerless we feel. Our future depends upon it. By Greta Thunberg

For ages: 6th grade and up


The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

In The Future We Choose, Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac–who led negotiations for the United Nations during the historic Paris Agreement of 2015–have written a cautionary but optimistic book about the world's changing climate and the fate of humanity. The authors outline two possible scenarios for our planet.

For agesTeens and parents


How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change: Turning Angst Into Action

Building grit and hope in the face of the climate emergency. With catastrophic global warming already baked into the climate system, today's children face a future entirely unlike that of their parents. Written by Harriet Shugarman.

For agesParents


Plastic Free: The Inspiring Story of a Global Environmental Movement and Why It Matters

“Plastic Free” by Joanna Atherfold Finn and Rebecca Prince-Ruiz tells the story of how she started an environmental movement and offers solutions for decreasing waste in this accessible account. 

For agesParents



David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet

David Attenborough recounts his life, and the evolutionary history of life on Earth, to grieve the loss of wild places and offer a vision for the future.

For ages: 3rd grade and above

Available on Netflix.


Global Weirding

Hosted by Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist, Global Weirding answers those 'What's the big deal' climate questions that you and your family are asking. 

For ages3rd grade and above

Watch on PBS.

My Octopus Teacher

A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.

For ages: Kindergarten and above

Available on Netflix.


The Blue Planet

Sir David Attenborough narrates this critically acclaimed series that dives deep into the marine environment of Planet Earth. 

For ages: 1st grade and above

Available on Discovery Plus.


Blue Planet II

Sir David Attenborough narrates this critically acclaimed series that dives deep into the marine environment of Planet Earth. 

For ages: 2nd grade and above

Available on Amazon Prime.