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Is There a Future for Fossil Fuels?

Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791171

Natural gas, oil, and coal are finite resources, and their use contributes to deadly smog and global warming. The Future of Fossil Fuels follows the world's dependence on these resources and shows how people are working to reduce their useand even make them more environmentally friendly!

Nuclear Energy: Power from the Atom

Troon Harrison Adams (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791188

Because of global warming, nuclear energy is getting a second look. This important book discusses the benefits and drawbacks of this controversial, but clean and reliable, source of power. Case studies show how new technologies are helping make production of nuclear energy safer.

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Ellen Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791195

Reducing Your Foodprint teaches children that what they eat and how they eat is important to the environment. The further food travels to get to your table, the more harm to the environment. This enlightening new book explains how to adjust your diet to eat locally and responsibly.

Flood and Monsoon Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196194

In light of the devastating floods in 2010 in Pakistan, Brazil, the United States, and China, this informative book has been newly revised. Floods result from heavy rains and high winds that cause an overflow in water sources such as lakes, rivers, and oceans. Discover how monsoons differ from other storms and how people cope with their devastation.

Hurricane and Typhoon Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196217

In light of 2008's devastating cyclone in Myanmar (Burma) and hurricanes Fay, Gustav, and Ike in the U.S., this informative book has been newly revised. This book features the science behind these massive tropical storms and how societies around the world cope with their ferocity.

Tornado Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Wendy Scavuzzo (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196224

This informative book has been newly revised in light of the devastating tornadoes that have swept across the United States over the last few years. 2008 was particularly fierce with clusters of tornadoes forming every month in the first half of the year.

Volcano Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Paul Challen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196231

This informative book has been newly revised in light of the massive eruption in Iceland in March 2010. The skies over a large part of the world were filled with volcanic ash, affecting weather and agriculture and disrupting travel for millions of people for several weeks.

Earthquake Alert! (revised, ed. 2)

Shilpa Mehta-Jones (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196187

This informative book has been newly revised in light of the devastating earthquakes in 2010 in Chile, Haiti, Turkey, Mexico, and China. This book traces tremors and seismic waves and explains how we have prepared for the unexpected quakes that rock our cities and countryside.

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.

Reducing Waste

Anne Flounders (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656346

You know the 3Rs: reduce, reuse, and recycle. But what does it really mean and why is it important to cut back on waste? Each year, businesses and homes in the United States throw away enough garbage to equal 251 million elephants. Where would we keep that many elephants? More to the point, where does all that garbage go? Discover why waste is creating problems for Earth and how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle now. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; For More Information including books and web sites; Index; photos and captions; charts and graphs; source notes.

Getting from Here to There

Anne Flounders (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656308

How many places do people go in a day? People are always on the go between school, work, shopping, and activities. But how we go can be just as important as where we go. Learn about different ways people move from one place to another, how transportation affects our air, land, and water -- and how you can get there green now to make a difference for Earth. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; For More Information including books and web sites; Index; photos and captions; charts and graphs; source notes.

Growing Good Food

Anne Flounders (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656315

Have you thought about where your food comes from? Do you know the difference between organic and nonorganic foods, and is organic always a more healthful choice? Some farmers have opened their farms to the local community to help grow and pick crops. In this book, you'll read why community-supported agriculture is growing fast and how the choices you make at the grocery store can make a big difference in Earth's health as well as your own. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; For More Information including books and web sites; Index; photos and captions; charts and graphs; source notes.

Healthy Trees, Healthy Planet

Anne Flounders (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656322

The quiet nature of trees hides the fact that trees are always working for us and for Earth. Trees give us goods to meet our basic needs. Trees are home to animals, insects, and birds. But their biggest and most important job is playing a role in making Earth and our environment healthy. Learn some of the ways trees help, why they are in danger, and what you can do to help protect them now. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; For More Information including books and web sites; Index; photos and captions; charts and graphs; source notes.

Friends in the Wild

Anne Flounders (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656292

Think about grass, trees, flowers -- even the dirt and weeds -- all around you. Did you know these are the habitats or natural homes for insects, birds, and other animals? Not only are the plants important to Earth's animals, the health and safety of Earth's many different animals are important to your health. Learn why biodiversity is important, how the natural homes of various animals are being threatened, and what you can do now to preserve and protect our natural environment. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; For More Information including books and web sites; Index; photos and captions; charts and graphs; source notes.

Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk

Sigmund Brouwer (author), Dave Whamond (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699308

In Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk, the second book in the Justine McKeen series, Justine decides there are too many cars idling in front of her school. So she comes up with a solution that should help keep the air cleaner. But she soon discovers not many adults trust her crazy ideas.

Why Plants Become Extinct

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103529

Students will learn how plants are becoming endangered or even extinct due to changes in climate, deforestation to build new homes, or by invasive plant species that are brought from other places. The book also tells how plants make adaptations in order to survive their ever-changing habitats.

The Earth and the Role of Water

Shirley Duke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103864

This book explains the water cycle and how water is used to generate many forms of electricity. It introduces students to the importance of keeping our water supplies clean has detailed information about the effects water has on different formations on our Earth. From weathering to landslides, it can all be found in this title.

How Do Humans Depend on Earth?

Julie K. Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103673

With interesting facts and photographs, this book discusses how nearly all food webs begin with plants, the primary producers.

The Forever Forest: Kids Save a Tropical Treasure

Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini (author)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584693628

The 54,000-acre Childrens Eternal Rainforest in Costa Rica began with a few kids and a bake sale. Word spread, and children from over 44 countries raised the funds to make it happen. Here is its story with a fresh twist, as young Peter discovers that his mother was one of those original kids. What a terrific way to learn both about cooperation and a magnificent habitat!

Biofuels

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723212

Provides the history of biofuels, different uses, positive and negative characteristics, and how they will impact the future.

Cell Phones

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723281

The most current information on cell phones is provided in this book. Also included are facts about how they work, how to text, and how they have impacted our world.

The Internet and Email

Don McLeese (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615906840

The internet and email have changed our lives. Find out why by reading the history, characteristics, uses, and future applications of this incredible invention.

Wind Energy

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723267

The uses of wind energy is the topic of this book. Explains the positive and negative impact this form of energy can have on our world.

Solar Energy

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723254

Solar energy is explained. Included in the book is where it comes from, who uses it, and the positive and negative benefits of using it.

Rachel Carson: Nature's Guardian

Gina Dal Fuoco

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905664

Rachel Carson began writing about nature when she was just 10 years old. She became a zoologist in 1932 and went to work for the United States government as a biologist and writer. She wrote about natural resources and encouraged others to care for the planet. She wrote books that helped people understand the world around them. Everyone can play a part in keeping the Earth healthy.