Entries Tagged as 'Urban Sprawl'

Uno’s Garden

September 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By ANDREA ZOLLMAN With a story reminiscent of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax and Bill Peet’s The Wump World, Uno’s Garden  features the vivid illustrations of Graeme Base (Animalia) and a story of  how plants, animals and humans can either live in harmony or not, depending on the choices those humans make. While hiking one […]

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Where There Once Was a Wood

November 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR For every parent who wants to teach their child about urban sprawl and what happens when the woods are cleared for more houses, Where Once There Was a Wood is a great choice. The book, which is perfect for young children, takes them through pages of what was once in the […]

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March 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR When you think of pumpkins, you might not think of them as a way to stop urban sprawl. But in this story by Mary Lyn Ray, a man who is about to lose his beautiful mountainous view of nature, due to a “for sale” sign going up on the land across […]

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