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Planet Patrol: A Kids' Action Guide to Earth Care
Contributor(s): Lorbiecki, Marybeth (Author), Meyers, Nancy (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1587285142     ISBN-13: 9781587285141
Publisher: Cooper Square Pub
OUR PRICE: $13.56  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: November 2005
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Annotation: Giving kids the idea that they have power to effect change is the basic premise of this work. Many of the Earth's environmental problems-climate change; deforestation; shrinking habitat; species extinction; water, air, noise, and light pollution-as well as global conflict and overpopulation are addressed. For each challenge, a success story is shared and an action tip is put forth to help readers do their small share to address the problem. Positive and upbeat with bright photos and illustrations and a direct tone, the message delivered is that if properly informed and motivated, individuals can help the challenges, however monumental, to be met. Many pertinent and informative Web sites are listed, but while the book states that Libraries carry books and movies on all the great topics in this book, no titles for further reading are offered.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecosystems
Dewey: 577
LCCN: 2005012476
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Physical Information: 0.41" H x 8.24" W x 10.32" (0.86 lbs) 48 pages
Themes:
- Topical - Ecology
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Index, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 11/15/2005 pg. 1235
School Library Journal 12/01/2005 pg. 168
Booklist 12/01/2005 pg. 59
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 107085
Reading Level: 6.2   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
 
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