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Celebrate Earth Day: Let’s Take a Walk

mother and child walking

earth day graphicApril 22, 2020 will mark 50 years of Earth Day. Let’s celebrate our home planet by going for a walk with Ms. Tracy.

Spring is a great time to go outside for a walk. The trees and flowers are in bloom and the air smells so fresh. Exercise is a great way to stay active and walking is just one of the ways to promote a healthy lifestyle. The following list of books and activities are a sure way to keep busy reading and moving this Spring.


Juvenile Walking Novel eBooks Include:

Walking with Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy

Ian’s Walk by Laurie Lear

I Walk with Vanessa by Kerascoët

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail by Jennifer Thermes

Stink and the Midnight Zombie Walk by Peter H. Reynolds


Teen Walking Novel eBooks Include:

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

Rudy’s Memory Walk by Gloria Velásquez

Ten Miles One Way by Patrick Downes

Chaos Walking: The Complete Trilogy by Patrick Ness

We Walked the Sky by Lisa Fielder

Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman


Teen Walking Novels available on Audiobooks Include:

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

We Walked the Sky by Lisa Fielder

Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman


Adult Walking Novels available on eBooks Include:

Walking with Peety by Eric O’Grey

Walking Man by Robert Wehrman

Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison

Walking Shadow by Robert B. Parker

Walking on My Grave by Carolyn Hart

Stop Walking on Eggshells by Paul Mason

The Walking Drum by Louis L’Amour


Adult Walking Novels available on Audiobooks Include:

Walking Wisdom by Gotham Chopra

Walking Disaster by Jaimie McGuire

Stop Walking on Eggshells by Paul Mason

The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman


Additional Resources to Keep Walking Include:

• Trails and Hiking from the National Park Service at https://www.nps.gov/subjects/trails/index.htm

• Hiking Trails in Ohio State Parks through the Ohio Division of Natural Resources http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/hiking

• Hiking at Mill Creek Metroparks https://www.millcreekmetroparks.org/visit/hiking/

• Safe Routes to School through the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corportation https://www.yndc.org/programs/safe-routes-school

• Pedestrian Safety while Walking through the National Safety Council

• Pedestrian Safety over through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/pedestrian-safety


Check out the following title that are available now on  Overdrive and by visiting our website at https://www.libraryvisit.org/ 

Don’t have a library card? You can get one online! https://www.libraryvisit.org/online-registration 


Hello! My name is Ms. Tracy and I am a librarian assistant in the Austintown and Michael Kusalaba Library. I am a new librarian assistant and I enjoy reading nonfiction books about travel and animals. My favorite part about being a librarian is helping all of the wonderful people that I get to meet everyday.