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Jasper's Story: Saving Moon Bears

Marc Bekoff Jill Robinson (author), Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530057

For years Jasper, a moon bear, lived a miserable existence, held captive in a cage by bear farmers in rural China. The farmers extracted the bile from Jasper's body and sold it to be used in traditional medicines. It's a horrific practice and conducted on thousands of moon bears each year. But now Jasper has the chance to be free and live a life away from pain and torture. In 2000, Animals Asia, an animal welfare organization, rescued Jasper and other captive moon bears, taking them to its Moon Bear Rescue Centre. Here veterinarians attended to the bears' wounds, hoping to give them some chance of a peaceful existence in the animal sanctuary. But after so many years of abuse Jasper's wounds, both physical and mental, are extensive. Can Jasper mend his body and mind and finally enjoy the life he was meant to live?

Kids Can Use Less

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799301

Level 3 guided reader that helps kids understand the importance of consuming less and the impact that has on keeping the earth healthy.

Kids Can Recycle

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799288

Level 3 guided reader that helps educate young readers on the importance of recycling and what they can do to help protect the earth's resources.

Kids Can Keep Water Clean

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799325

Level 3 guided reader that helps teach students the importance of keeping water clean and gives practical ideas on things they can do to pitch in.

Kids Can Clean up Trash

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799318

Level 3 guided reader that teaches kids the importance of cleaning up trash and the impact that has on keeping the earth clean.

Kids Can Keep Air Clean

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799332

Level 3 guided reader that helps students understand the importance of keeping air clean and give idea's of things they can do help improve the environment.

What Should I Do? If I See a Stray Animal

Wil Mara (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800587

Readers will discover the proper way to react when encountering stray animals and what to do if they are attacked.

What Does It Do? Windmill

Mark Friedman (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610801201

Discover how windmills work and how they can be used to create electricity without causing pollution.

S is for Save the Planet: A How-To-Be Green Alphabet

Brad Herzog (author)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531726

Did you know Americans generate nearly 250 million tons of trash each year? Or that it takes hundreds of years for a polystyrene cup to decompose? Mankind's negative impact on Mother Earth is tremendous and daily bad news can make it feel overwhelming. But all is not lost! S is for Save the Planet: A How-to-Be-Green Alphabet details the many environmental issues we face and then suggests easy-to-take actions that anyone can do. From the particulars of vermicomposting and xeriscaping, to the three R's of responsible waste management, young readers learn how they can be a force of nature in protecting the earth for generations to come.

Kids Can Reuse

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799295

Level 3 guided reader that helps educate young readers on the importance of reusing items and the role that plays in saving Earth's resources.

UNICEF

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881176

UNICEF is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's volunteers and staff are working to provide children with access to medical treatment and education. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like UNICEF help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? UNICEF to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

The United Nations

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881183

The United Nations is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's staff and volunteers are working to provide children with access to medical treatment and education. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like UNICEF help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? UNICEF to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

The Salvation Army

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881152

The Salvation Army is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's volunteers and staff are working to provide food, clothing and support to the needy. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like the Salvation Army help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? The Salvation Army to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

The Red Cross

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881145

The Red Cross is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's volunteers and staff are working to provide provide disaster relief, run blood drives, and supply medicine and food to those in need. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like the Red Cross help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? The Red Cross to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

The World Health Organization

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881169

The World Health Organization is a very important international agency. Around the world this group's volunteers and staff are working to treat disease outbreaks, provide immunizations and health education. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like the World Health Organization help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? The World Health Organization to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

Doctors Without Borders

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631881138

Doctors Without Borders is a very important international organization. Around the world this agency's volunteers and staff are working to provide urgent medical care, immunizations and treat disease outbreaks. Have you ever wondered how this important work gets done? How do organizations like Doctors Without Borders help? What kinds of problems do they have to solve? Read How Do They Help? Doctors Without Borders to learn more about many people who help in your community and around the world.

Animal Sanctuaries

Kelli Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301220

Readers will learn how animals are reintroduced into their natural-world setting that they might have never known.

Justine McKeen, Queen of Green

Sigmund Brouwer (author), Dave Whamond (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699285

Justine and her friends are all about being green and helping the planet, one fun-filled environmental project at a time.

What's the Difference? An Endangered Animal Subtraction Story

Suzanne Slade (author), Joan Waites (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180951

You can celebrate the huge difference caring people make for endangered animals while you practice subtraction skills. In this sequel to her popular addition title, What's New at the Zoo?, Slade presents a new subtraction problem in each clever rhyming verse. The colorful watercolors include realistic animals set in lush spreads by illustrator, Joan Waites. So join in the celebration of our world's precious animals with this exciting title, and have fun practicing math skills along the way! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Endangered Animal Vocabulary, Food Chains and Webs, Missing Links in Food Chains, Endangered Animals, and Fact Families.

Felina's New Home: A Florida Panther Story

Loran Wlodarski (author), Lew Clayton (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180937

Felina the Florida panther loved growing up in her forest home, until the forest starts to shrink! Trees begin to disappear, and Felina doesn't understand the new busy highway in the neighborhood. Other animals are in danger, too. Will Felina find a way to survive as humans threaten to ruin her home? Environmental science writer Loran Wlodarski gives children a look into deforestation and endangered animals in Felina's New Home: A Florida Panther Story, complemented by the detailed, emotive illustrations of Lew Clayton. Learn whether the animals in Felina's forest adapt to the new human presence and what children can do to keep wild animals safe, happy, and healthy.

Justine McKeen, Pooper Scooper

Sigmund Brouwer (author), Dave Whamond (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699322

In Justine McKeen, Pooper Scooper, the third book in the Justine McKeen series, Justine gets her friends to help her clean up the dog poop in the park across from the school board's offices in an effort to get the attention of the superintendent of schools. She hopes the efforts of her crew of cheerful pooper scoopers will help get the superintendent to see that bringing their school librarian back to work is the right thing to do.

Hawks

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943977

Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues hawks face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Kites

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606943995

Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues kites face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Eagles

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606947722

Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues eagles face as they hunt for food and raise their young.

Falcons

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943984

Amazing photos and interesting facts reveal environmental issues falcons face as they hunt for food and raise their young.