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Silicon Valley Reads 2016 Reading List

Other books that may be of interest related to the theme Chance of Rain: The impact of climate change on our lives.

Book Stack


The Big Thirst - The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water by Charles Fishman

Chasing Water: A Guide for Moving From Scarcity to Sustainability by Brian Richter

Climate Changed by Philippe Squarzoni 

Climate Coverup by James Hogan

The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M Conway

Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert

Rain - A Natural and Cultural History by Cynthia Barnett

Running out of Water by Susan LealPeter Rogers Atsatt

Shopping for Water - How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West by Peter Culp and Robert J Glennon

This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein

Water 4.0: The Past Present and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource by David Sedlak

Water - The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power and Civilization by Steven Solomon

Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit by Vandana Shiva

The West Without Water by Frances Malamud-Roam and B. Lynn Ingram

Why Are We Waiting by Nicholas Sterna



600ppm:A Novel of Climate Change by Clarke W Owens

Drought: A California Environmental Disaster Thriller by Graham Masterton

Forty Signs of Rain by Kim Stanley Robinson

The Last Hours of Climate Change by Thom Hartmann

Love in the Time of Climate Change by Brian Adams

Sarah's Quilt by Nancy Turner 

Water by Ethan Holmes

Water by Jeff Rosenplot

Water-a B side Story by Dan O'Brien

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi

The Well by Catherine Chanter


Books for children and teens 

A Drop of Rain by Wong Herbert Lee

All The Water In The World by George Ella Lyon

Angels in the Dust by Margot Theis Raven 

Below by Meg McKinley

Big Rain Coming Katrina Germein 

Blame it on El Nino by Susan Dudley Gold           

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema

Can It Rain Cats and Dogs by Melvin and Gilda Berger

Climate Change by Shelley Tanaka 

Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld

Come a Tide by George Ella Lyon

Costi and the Raindrop Adventure by Johnny Khamis

Did A Dinosaur Drink This Water by Robert Wells

Discovering El Nino by Patricia Seibert 

Dust by Arthur Slade 

El Nino by Caroline Arnold

El Nino by Carmen Bredeson

Float by Daniel Miyares

Global Warming by Angela Royston

In the Rain with Baby Duck by Amy Hest

La Nina by Carmen Bredeson

Lila and the Secret of Rain by David Conway 

Little Cloud by Eric Carle

Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge by Joanna Cole

Meet Me at the Moon by Gianna Marino 

Mushroom in the Rain by Mirra Ginsburg 

One Well by Rochelle Strauss and Rosemary Woods

Pool by Ji Hyeon Lee

Rain!  Linda Ashman 

Rain by Gail Saunders Smith 

Rain by Manya Stojic 

Rain Brings Frogs by Maryann Cocca-Leffler 

The Rain Came Down by David Shannon 

Rain Play Cynthia Cotton

Rain, Rain Go Away!  By Caroline Jayne Church

Raindrop, Plop!  Wendy Lewison  

Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre

The Secret of Rain by David Conway

The Secret Pool by Kimberly Ridley

The Snowflake by Neil Waldman

Splish splash by Josepha Sherman

Tap Tap Boom Boom by Elizabeth Bluemle 

Uncle Rain Cloud by Tony Johnston

Water Dance by Thomas Locker 

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