Forestry Related Book Lists

 

 
 
  • Recommended in the LEAF Lesson Guide: LIST(PDF)
    Includes books for elementary students, field guides, and reference/special interest books.
  • Recommended by Wisconsin Project Learning Tree for early childhood learners:LIST(PDF)
  • Recommended by Wisconsin state naturalists for elementary students: LIST(PDF)
 
 
Online Books
 

InGrandpasWoods_web.jpgIn Grandpa's Woods (lower elementary)
 
Children can explore Grandpa's woods with Amy and Chad as they search for the perfect location for their play structure. Along the way, adults and children will learn the basics of sustainable forestry as they follow the children on their explorations. Delightful illustrations depict Wisconsin wildlife and scenery. This children's picture book was developed for Wisconsin's forestry centennial in 2004. Here's a review.

 
 
 

On-line version of the book OR - you can find it at your local library or order a copy from Trees For Tomorrow

 

The Forest Where Ashley Lives (elementary)
A story about the urban forest where Ashley lives. Forest benefits are explored as well as "did you know?" facts and tree care. On-line version of the book

 
Every Root an Anchor (junior high - adult)
 
In Every Root an Anchor, writer and arborist R. Bruce Allison celebrates Wisconsin's most significant, unusual, and historic trees. More than one hundred fascinating tales introduce us to trees in every corner of the state, some remarkable for their size or age, others for their intriguing histories. On-line version of the book
 
 
 
Book Reviews
 
 
 
 

FTcoverWEB.jpgWisconsin Forests Tales
Review
(PDF)

This fourth grade level chapter book was developed for Wisconsin's forestry centennial in 2004. You can find it at your local library. Due to high demand, three classroom sets (25 copies per set) of Wisconsin Forest Tales books are now available for checkout from the EE Resources Library at UWSP. Teachers with access to school or public libraries in the   Wisconsin Library Delivery System can borrow these books for up to four weeks.

 
 
 


 

OneHundredYears.jpgOne Hundred Years of Forestry in Wisconsin,
1904-2004 Review
(PDF)

This coffee table book was developed for Wisconsin's forestry centennial in 2004. You can find it at your local library or order a copy from the Wisconsin Woodland Owner's Association.


The Greatest GoodThe Greatest Good:
100 Years of Forestry in America Review
(PDF)

The Society of American Foresters produced the second edition of this coffee table book for the U.S. Forest Service centennial in 2005. You can order a copy from the Society of American Foresters