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Down-to-earth guide to global warming

Author: Laurie David; Cambria Gordon
Publisher: New York : Scholastic ; Enfield : Ragged Bears [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes why global warming happens, how it affects the planet, and measure that can be taken to stop it.

Discusses why global warming happens, the ways in which it impacts our planet, and how we can work together to stop it. Suggested level: secondary.

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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie David; Cambria Gordon
ISBN: 9780439024945 0439024943 9781417778225 1417778229 1869439015 9781869439019
OCLC Number: 165407481
Description: pages cm
Contents: It's getting hot in here: So what exactly is global warming? --
Greenhouse gas is not caused by an orchid grower who ate too many beans --
Were fossil fuels once dinosaurs? --
You say you want a revolution? CO2: Big Kahuna --
CO2 and temperature: Like peanut butter and jelly --
I'm melting! --
Bald and the beautiful --
Oceans are carbon sponges --
What is your carbon footprint? --
Says who? --
Weird, wacky weather: Hurricanes flex their muscles --
Flooded! --
Thirsty planet --
Heat waves: X-games of summer --
Beach bummer --
Walk in the park? --
Backyard BBQ --
Extinction stinks: Connect the dots --
Walrus, penguins, and polar bears, oh, my! --
Don't put bleach in the colors, um, corals! --
Kiss this toad good-bye --
Up, up, and away --
What you can do to stop global warming: Clean up your room! --
How many concerned kids does it take to screw in a light bulb? --
Gulp! --
Paper or plastic? Neither! --
Carbon (re)cycle --
Reading, writing, and saving energy --
Become famous (all you need is energy) --
Hybrid (hi-bred) --
Alternatives rock --
We've got the power --
What do you want to be when you grow up?: Sustainable career --
What else you can do --
Words to know --
Suggestions for further reading --
Cool web sites to check out --
Source notes --
Selected bibliography --
Photo credits --
Index --
About the authors. It's getting hot in here: So what exactly is global warming? --
Greenhouse gas is not caused by an orchid grower who ate too many beans --
Were fossil fuels once dinosaurs? --
You say you want a revolution? CO2: Big Kahuna --
CO2 and temperature: Like peanut butter and jelly --
I'm melting! --
Bald and the beautiful --
Oceans are carbon sponges --
What is your carbon footprint? --
Says who? --
Weird, wacky weather: Hurricanes flex their muscles --
Flooded! --
Thirsty planet --
Heat waves: X-games of summer --
Beach bummer --
Walk in the park? --
Backyard BBQ --
Extinction stinks: Connect the dots --
Walrus, penguins, and polar bears, oh, my! --
Don put bleach in the colors, um, corals! --
Kiss this toad good-bye --
Up, up, and away --
What you can do to stop global warming: Clean up your room! --
How many concerned kids does it take to screw in a light bulb? --
Gulp! --
Paper or plastic? Neither! --
Carbon (re)cycle --
Reading, writing, and saving energy --
Become famous (all you need is energy) --
Hybrid (hi-bred) --
Alternatives rock --
We've got the power --
What do you want to be when you grow up?: Sustainable career --
What else you can do --
Words to know --
Suggestions for further reading --
Cool web sites to check out --
Source notes --
Selected bibliography --
Photo credits --
Index --
About the authors.
Responsibility: Laurie David ; illustrated by Cambria Gordon.

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Describes why global warming happens, how it affects the planet, and measure that can be taken to stop it.

Discusses why global warming happens, the ways in which it impacts our planet, and how we can work together to stop it. Suggested level: secondary.

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