|Rating||:||4.72 (792 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
Included here are tips on recycling electronics and making items such as fabrics, books, and toys available for reuse. Facts about how much trash Americans produce and how that can be changed are included in this zippy introduction to reducing waste."
He is the former editor of the Harvard Education Letter. Edward Miller, coeditor of Chilling Admissions, has written widely on urban education and school reform.
"Miller does an amazing job of blending fiction and nonfiction" according to Yvonne Mullen. This book is filled with recycling facts and helpful tips. Miller does an amazing job of blending fiction and nonfiction. The children in the story are working together to clean up a vacant lot and although the story is fiction it could easily spark persona. Read! People decide to clean up an empty lot and recycle everything. There's info on how things are recycled and the importance of it, as well as a simple but engaging story to go with it.Find my other recommendations at rawhitebooksandmore.weebly.com
Other boxes offer facts about waste and suggestions to reduce consumption. At the end of the day, the rats head to the dump with the trash that cannot be recycled. Miller's cheerful cartoon illustrations reinforce the text's positive and encouraging tone. Text boxes include diagrams that explain the processes. Younger listeners can concentrate on the basic story, while older readers may glean additional information from the "going green" text boxes.—Kathy Piehl, Minnesota State University Library, Mankato . Although this tale might set up unrealistic expectations for quick success, it could motivate children to start conservation efforts themselves. Smaller signs contain safety warnings such as the need to wear protective gloves. Additional suggestions for recycling and reducing waste are appended. Eventually, volunteers organize a recycling day to transform the rubbish-choked lot into a com