Earth Day 2024: Planet vs. Plastics

Today, April 22, is Earth Day, with the theme being "Planet vs. Plastics." To quote Rebecca Donnelly from her 2023 starred middle-grade book Total Garbage (Godwin/Holt), illustrated by John Hendrix: "Although all types of waste can cause environmental problems, plastics might be the worst villain in the story of trash." See the following book recommendations, articles, and links for recent children's books related to the appreciation and preservation of our planet:

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