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Barbara Kingsolver is an award-winning author whose books are not only well-known in the United States but have also been translated into various languages. As a nature lover, her works often focuses on the social and environmental problems of the world. The consumer attitude of mankind is the primary cause of most anti-environmental behaviours that lead to nature degradation. Sustainability is a concept used when referring to the various human actions embraced with the objective of ensuring the ability of the future generations to fulfill their needs using the available natural resources. Barbara Kingsolver’s Prodigal Summer is one of such literary works that have featured sustainability and environmental conservation as the main themes in their plots.