Entries Tagged as 'Pollution'

I Want to Be … An Environmentalist

December 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT I Want to Be…An Environmentalist is a comprehensive resource for young environmentalists and their families. The book discusses why people characterize themselves as environmentalists (fascination with animals, worries about pollution, enjoying time outdoors exploring nature). One section describes types of environmentalists, including a broad range of scientists as well as attorneys, […]

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Michael Recycle

September 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN “…And then something happened that none could explain.  It wasn’t a bird and it wasn’t a plane.  A green-caped crusader soared through the air, with a colander hat on top of his hair.” As so we’re introduced to the Captain Planet-like hero, Michael Recycle, who is in the midst of […]

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Oil Spill!

August 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I probably should’ve bitten my tongue in an earlier post, because here I find myself reviewing yet another publication in the “Let’s Read and Find out Science” series. At the “Sea & Me” Gallery in the children’s museum where I do my 9-5, I spotted Oil Spill! by Melvin Berger […]

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July 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Carl Hiaasen is probably best known for his beach-worthy page turners, which combine the environmental ethics of Edward Abbey with the fluff of a novel you might pick up in an airport bookstore.  Happily for eco-minded kids, in recent years Mr. Hiaasen began writing novels for the older elementary crowd, including the […]

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