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Resources for ZOOMteamers!

Here are the titles, authors, and publishers of all the books mentioned in Ways to ZOOM Into Action.

Helping Animals:

Ducks Disappearing
By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Koko-Love! Conversations with a Signing Gorilla
By Francine Patterson

Nights of the Pufflings
By Bruce McMillan
Houghton Mifflin

Once a Wolf: How Wildlife Biologists Fought to Bring Back the Gray Wolf
By Stephen R. Swinburne
Houghton Mifflin

Helping People Who Are Hungry or Homeless:

The Can-Do Thanksgiving
By Marion Hess Pomerac
Albert Whitman

Fly Away Home
By Eve Bunting

Home Is Where We Live: Life at a shelter through a young girl's eyes
By Jane Hertensten
Cornerstone Press

Uncle Willie & the Soup Kitchen
By DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan

Helping People Who Are Sick:

A Begonia for Miss Applebaum
By Paul Zindel
Bantam Starfire

When Someone is Very Sick
By Jim Boulden
Boulden Publishing

You Can Call Me Willy: A Story for Children about AIDS
By Joan C. Verniero

Helping the Environment:

Dinosaurs to the Rescue: A Guide to Protecting Our Planet
By Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown
Little, Brown & Company

Fernando's Gift
By Douglas Keister
Sierra Club

I Want to Be an Environmentalist
By Stephanie Maze

Kid Heroes of the Environment: Simple Things Real Kids are Doing to Save the Earth
Catherine Dee, Ed.
Earth Works Press

The Lorax
By Dr. Seuss
Random House

Helping Seniors:

Conversation Starters
By Devora Kaye & Gabi Roussos
ABCD Books (

How Does It Feel to Be Old?
By Norma Farber
Creative Arts Book Company

Sunshine Home
By Eve Bunting

The War with Grandpa
By Robert Kimmel Smith

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
By Mem Fox

Helping People with Disabilities:

Be Good to Eddie Lee
By Virginia Fleming

How It Feels to Live with a Physical Disability
By Jill Krementz
Simon & Schuster

Our Teacher Is in a Wheelchair
By Mary Ellen Powers
Albert Whitman

Rugby & Rosie
By Nan Parson Rossiter

Seeing Things My Way
By Alden Carter
Albert Whitman

Helping Your Neighborhood:

The Kid's Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 service ideas for young people who want to make a difference
By Barbara Lewis
Free Spirit Publishing

The Kids' Volunteering Book
By Arlene Erlbach
Lerner Publications Company

Kids with Courage: True Stories about Young People Making a Difference
By Barbara Lewis
Free Spirit Publishing

Something Beautiful
By Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Helping the World:

Feathers and Fools
By Mem Fox
Harcourt Brace

Stand Up for Your Rights
Peace Child International
World Books