Entries Tagged as 'Alternative Energy'

Making Good Choices About Renewable Resources

June 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In Making Good Choices About Renewable Resources, author Jeanne Nagle provides a comprehensive overview of renewable energy: solar, geothermal, wind, hydro and biomass.  Each type of power source is discussed in detail, and related issues such as sustainability and conservation are defined and explained. This book is very thorough and it is […]

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The Kids’ Solar Energy Book

March 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Frequent Vegbooks readers may have picked up on my scorn of some alternative energy nonfiction that clearly omits any mention of solar energy. The cosmos aligned and sent me a copy of The Kids’ Solar Energy Book, which is a humorous means of investigating active systems, passive solar, and the […]

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Our Choice: Young Readers Edition

January 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Working through complicated problems calls for complex discussions and Al Gore’s Our Choice: Young Readers Edition is rich with challenging topics and potential solutions based on the myriad of issues presented by our changing climate.  The bad news? The book is dense and busy.  The good news?  After describing specific challenges, each […]

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A Refreshing Look at Renewable Energy with Max Axiom Super Scientist

December 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Meet Max Axiom, a superhero scientist who leads readers into the renewable energy unknown in this attention-grabbing, educational graphic novel. Max is an atypical persona. He’s African American and bald. His lab coat enables him to travel in the space-time continuum. Max is also super intelligent and possesses the ability […]

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