Rocks & minerals and the environment
by Whyman, Kathryn
This book looks at rocks and minerals and discusses what they are used for and why the extraction and use of rocks and minerals can have a negative impact on the environment.
Do Something for Others: The Kids' Book of Citizenship (What We Stand for)
by Anders Hanson
Learn how to support your community! Do Something for Others: the Kids’ Book of Citizenship will teach kids to follow the rules, be respectful and tolerant, take care of the environment and help others. This book will show kids how to use compassion, respect, responsibility, and honesty with those around them.
This is the Earth
by Diane Z Shore
Young readers learn how they can create a greener, healthier world in this powerful nonfiction picture book from authors Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander, with art by award-winning illustrator Wendell Minor. This Is the Earth explores hundreds of years of changing landscapes and the positive and negative impacts humans have had on the environment. Even the smallest actions can help save the world, and this lyrical, rhyming read-aloud text shows how smart and simple everyday habits can protect the planet.
I Survived The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79
by Tarshis, Lauren
No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes -- and always goes back to sleep. But Marcus is afraid. He knows something is terribly wrong -- and his father, who trusts science more than mythical beasts, agrees. When Vesuvius explodes into a cloud of fiery ash and rocks fall from the sky like rain, will they have time to escape -- and survive the epic destruction of Pompeii?
I Survived Hurricane Katrina
By Tarshis, Lauren
Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century -- alone?
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