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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 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.

Green Homes

Saranne Taylor (author), Moreno Chiacchiera and Michelle Todd (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711976

A series for the young architect, designer or engineer who wants to plan and build their own ecologically sound home that will also help our planet.

Ayudantes de animales: Rehabilitadores de animales salvajes

Jennifer Keats Curtis (author)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607186748

Como los humanos, los animales pueden enfermarse o lastimarse. Las personas visitan a los doctores. A las mascotas las llevan con los veterinarios. ¿Qué les pasa a los animales salvajes cuando están lastimados, enfermos, o son huérfanos? La mayoría de las veces, llamamos a los rehabilitadores de los animales salvajes para que los rescaten. Este diario fotográfico lleva a los lectores “entre bastidores” a cuatro diferentes centros de rehabilitación. Enamórate de estos animales que viven en los traspatios mientras son cuidados hasta que recuperan la salud y son liberados a la vida silvestre cuando ya es posible hacerlo. Esta es la primera serie fotográfica de varias que van a presentar las diferentes formas y a la gran cantidad de personas que cuidan a una amplia variedad de animales. En el futuro, busca otros títulos de Ayudantes de animales que incluirán Cuidadores de Zoológicos, de Acuarios, Rescatadores de animales grandes, Rescatadores de animales marinos, Ecologistas, y Veterinarios.

¡Los glaciares se derriten!

Donna Love (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181569

El pequeño pollo pudo haber pensado que el cielo se caía pero Pedro Pica está seguro de que los glaciares se están derritiendo y se va donde el monarca de la montaña para hablar sobre ésto. En el camino, se encuentra con sus amigos Lali Lagópodo, Ara Ardilla, Mara Marmota y Lilo Liebre y todos se preguntan que les pasará si los glaciares se derriten. ¿Dónde vivirán? ¿Cómo sobrevivirán? Cuando Guelo Glotón trate de engañarlos, ¿podrá salvarlos el monarca de la montaña? Lo que es más importante, ¿podrá el monarca de la montaña parar que se derritan los glaciares?

¿Cuál es la diferencia? Una historia con restas sobre los animales en peligro de extinción

Suzanne Slade (author), Joan Waites (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181064

Los animales amenazados y en peligro de extinción se encuentran en todo el mundo, en todos los diferentes tipos de hábitats. Los lectores celebran la gran diferencia que hacen las personas bondadosas por estos animales mientras practican sus habilidades utilizando las restas. Cada animal se presenta a través de un verso que rima inteligentemente con un problema de resta.

Enrique la garza impaciente

Donna Love (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180456

¡Enrique la garza no podía estarse quieto! ¡Él siempre se estaba moviendo, y ésto los volvía locos a todos! Su hermano y hermana le gritaban porque caminaban sobre sus cabezas, y mamá y papá apenas podían ponerle alimento en su pequeño pico. Pero las garzas tienen que estar quietas para poder capturar su alimento entonces, ¿podría Enrique ser capaz de alimentarse solo? En Enrique la garza impaciente, la autora Donna Love lleva a los lectores junto a Enrique mientras él aprende una lección valiosa con ¡el rey del camuflaje! Ilustraciones divertidísimas y alegrespor Christina Wald complementan lo importante de la lección en el texto — ¡la importancia de mantenerse quieto! Esta es una lección significativa tanto para las garzas como para los niños.

Un hogar nuevo para Felina: La historia de una Pantera de Florida

Loran Wlodarski (author), Lew Clayton (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181040

¡El bosque de Felina, la pantera de Florida se está reduciendo! No sólo los árboles están desapareciendo, pero una carretera muy transitada y con carros que van muy rapido hace difícil que los animales consigan su comida al otro lado. Los lectores pueden aprender sobre seis animales que están en peligro de extinción. Estos animales tienen los mismos problemas que otros animales en todo el mundo. ¿Cómo obtiene Felina la ayuda que ella necesita?

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.

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.

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.

Mi almuerzo verde

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174367

Young readers will discover that it's easy to pack a lunch that is eco-friendly and yummy too!

Los océanos

Sandy Sepehri (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627175128

En esta colección, explora la geología y las ciencias de la Tierra con impresionantes ilustraciones en cada libro.

Limpiando la Tierra

Precious Mckenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174329

Young readers explore various forms of pollution and how people are cleaning up the environment.

El agua en nuestro mundo

Precious Mckenzie (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174657

Young readers focus on the importance and issues of clean water.

Creciendo verde

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174343

Young readers will discover what they can do to make greener choices as they grow up.

Earth Day

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789079

Plant a tree and walk to workits Earth Day! An annual celebration of awareness, Earth Day is designed to encourage people to take part in the preservation of their environment. Come inside Earth Day to learn the history of the event, the celebrations, and how you can get involved. Young readers will enjoy this inviting look into the world of environmental consciousness.

Power for the Planet

Anne Flounders (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656339

Energy is all around us. Food and sleep are the fuels our bodies use to create the energy we need to move, talk, and think. But scientists tell us some of the fuels that keep our homes and businesses running, power our transportation, and keep us safe are hurting Earth. Learn why energy companies are working to come up with cleaner ways to supply oil and gas, how fuels in the future will be safer for Earth, and what you can do now to use energy wisely. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; For More Information including books and web sites; Index; photos and captions; charts and graphs; source notes.