Entries Tagged as 'Conservation'

One Night in the Everglades

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Aimed at ages 8 and up, One Night in the Everglades is in interesting combination of picture book and environmental science text. There are beautiful illustrations to accompany the story of a night in the Florida Everglades, an area teeming with life, much of which is endangered. The first third 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 Environment Challenge

April 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN,  as part of our ongoing series celebrating Environmental Education Week D-E-P-R-E-S-S-I-N-G. That pretty much sums up the subject matter in Capstone’s 6-titled series “The Environment Challenge.” Actually, the series might be better described as “The Environmental Myth of Sisyphus;” while specks of hope and corrective measures are sprinkled throughout the […]

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Earth Day

April 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In honor of Environmental Education week and to highlight Earth Day, Vegbooks is featuring books with environmental themes. More on EE Week here. “Save the Earth” reads a banner in Emily’s classroom, cultivating awareness about Earth Day among the students. During a discussion, her classmates come up with pretty big ideas about saving dolphins, […]

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