Entries Tagged as 'Environment'

The Lorax

July 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By KATRINA F. A book can be called a true classic when it gets better as the years go by, much like a fine, aging wine. Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax is one of those unique classics. The story opens with a young boy traversing a ruined land and stumbling upon the mystery of the […]

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Compost It

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Compost It is part of Cherry Lake Publishing’s Save the Planet Series. This book walks kids through the steps of composting in a logical, straightforward manner. For kids who are unfamiliar with or rusty on the basics of composting, the linear order will be especially welcome when learning about the details of […]

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Fancy Nancy: Every Day is Earth Day

April 22nd, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Those familiar with the Fancy Nancy series know that Fancy Nancy is a girl with flair and enthusiasm. Although green is not her favorite color, she takes being green very seriously in Fancy Nancy: Every Day is Earth Day. When her class discusses some basics about living green and taking the […]

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The Great Kapok Tree

April 19th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT, as part of our ongoing series celebrating Environmental Education Week When two men enter the Amazon rainforest, the vibrant sounds of life cease and there is an sense of unease. One of the men directs the other to cut down a large Kapok tree and leaves. The other man begins to chip away at the […]

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