Earth Day

Earth Day

By Molly Aloian

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"Plant a tree and walk to work--it's Earth Day! An annual celebration of awareness, Earth Day is designed to encourage people to take part in the preservation of their environment. Come inside Earth Day to learn the history of the event, the celebrations, and how you can get involved."
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Earth Day Escapade

By Carolyn Keene

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Who rained on the parade? River Heights Elementary School is putting on an Earth Day parade, and Nancy's class has a special honor: They get to build the float! Nancy, Bess, George, and all the kids in Mrs. Ramirez's class have worked hard to make the "greenest" float they can, collecting recycled materials to use for decoration. But someone's spoiled all the fun and sabotaged the float days before the parade. Who could've done something like this -- and why? Sounds like another case for the Clue Crew!

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Earth Day-Hooray

By Stuart J. Murphy

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A drive to recycle cans on Earth Day teaches the children of the Maple Street School Save-the-Planet Club about place value.

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Earth Friendly Crafts For Kids: 50 Awesome Things to Make With Recycled Stuff

By Heather Smith

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Provides instructions for using recycled materials to create fifty different crafts and offers tips for an earth-friendly lifestyle.

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Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day

By Jane O'Connor

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Learning to respect the environment is no small task, especially if you want to celebrate Earth Day every day of the week! Luckily, Nancy is on hand to make sure Mom, Dad, and her little sister do their part in being green-even if she has to keep reminding them. Nancy knows that she's helping her family do something very important, but will she take her enthusiasm for the environment a step too far? A sweet story about learning to respect both the Earth and your family, this I Can Read includes a glossary of Fancy Nancy's Fancy Words in the back.

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Fire: Friend Or Foe

By Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

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Authoritative text coupled with spectacular photographs offer documentation of the role of naturally occurring fires--its benefits and its dangers--maintaining that fire plays an essential part in the natural balance of nature.

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Global Warming: The Threat Of Earth's Changing Climate

By Laurence Pringle

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An award-winning writer describes the worldwide trend of global warming, exploring its past, present, and potential future damage to the climate, ecology, and economy.

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Gray Wolf, Red Wolf

By Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

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Describes the physical characteristics, life cycle, and behavior of the two species of wolves found in North America and discusses efforts to save them from extinction by reintroducing them to wilderness areas.

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Hoot

By Carl Hiaasen

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Roy, who has just moved to a small town in Florida, gets caught up in a mystery when he helps another boy to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.

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How to Babysit an Orangutan

By Tara Darling

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Describes how baby orangutans whose mothers have died are nurtured by human babysitters at Camp Leakey in the rain forests of Borneo, until they are ready to live in the wild.

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