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Why are oceans and rivers in danger? What is happening to the plants and animals that live there? What can you do to help? People are doing things that are putting our planet in danger. Discover what they are doing and how other people are trying to make things better. Every person can make a difference. Find out what you can do to help protect our planet.

Grade 2–3—Oceans provides simple information regarding the health of the Earth's water sources. Facts about the need for the water from rivers, lakes, and oceans are introduced in plain language. Pollution, overfishing, and drought are touched on. Some oversimplifications may lead to confusion. On a page describing marine animals, the text notes that most live in shallow waters along coastlines. However, the accompanying illustrations include whales, tuna, and sharks. In Polluted Air, the causes and results of, and possible solutions to, the problem are examined. Colorful photographs and illustrations appear throughout. A rosy scenario of innovations that may solve the issue presents mostly Asian scenes, although no countries are identified. Marginal purchases.—Eva Elisabeth VonAncken, Trinity-Pawling School, Pawling, NY Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Worldwide challenges to our planets health are introduced in brief but often challenging texts. Asking questions that challenge your thinking: What is a Living Ocean? What does overfishing mean? How does a coral reef get damaged? Where does the water dis --Irving ISD Learning ResourcesProtect our Planet series. The book contains general information to introduce young readers to possible problems with the earths water supply. Supports the science curriculum. RecommendedLinnette Schmeisser, Library Media Specialist, Short School Ar --Arlington Independent School District

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  • PDF | 32 pages
  • Heinemann (March 27, 2008)
  • English
  • 6
  • Children's Books

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