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Environmental education promoted through book donation

Scappoose club donates books to local library, elementary schools


SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: NICOLE THILL - Ann McConnell, a Scappoose Garden Club member, presents a copy of 'The Frightened Frog: An Environmental Tale' to Dan White, the Scappoose Public Library director, Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Scappoose Public Library. White was one of five recipients in Scappoose to receive the donated book from the garden club.The Scappoose Garden Club donated five copies of an environmental education book titled, “The Frightened Frog, An Environmental Tale,” to several elementary schools and the Scappoose Public Library. The club presented a copy to the library on Thursday, Feb. 25.

The book tells the story of a “frightened frog” in the wild as a means to teach students in kindergarten through fourth grade about the environment.

The book includes lesson plans elementary school teachers can incorporate into their classroom curriculum.

Book were donated to the Scapoose Public Library, Grant Watts Elementary School, Warren Elementary School, Sauvie Island Academy and the Scappoose Adventist School.