You Are the Earth: Know Your World So You Can Help Make It Better

by David Suzuki, Kathy Vanderlinden
Illustrator Wallace Edwards

GREYSTONE BOOKS LTD | August 9, 2010 | Trade Paperback |

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This revised and updated edition of You Are the Earth is expanded with new content and art.

Since You Are the Earth was first published in 1999, there has been a dramatic rise in concern about the environment. Through media, the Internet, and school, kids today are more aware of issues such as climate change, pollution, and energy shortages as well as recycling and other conservation measures. This revised and updated edition of You Are the Earth includes:

  • an expanded discussion of leading environmental issues
  • information on new environmental technologies
  • more ways kids can protect the environment
  • new sidebars offering facts, tips, and examples of what kids can do to be more green
  • completely new, full-colour art by award-winning children''s artist Wallace Edwards

Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 7.48 × 9.84 × 0.79 in

Published: August 9, 2010

Publisher: GREYSTONE BOOKS LTD

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1553654765

ISBN - 13: 9781553654766

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 12

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You Are the Earth: Know Your World So You Can Help Make It Better

You Are the Earth: Know Your World So You Can Help Make It Better

by David Suzuki, Kathy Vanderlinden
Illustrator Wallace Edwards

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 7.48 × 9.84 × 0.79 in

Published: August 9, 2010

Publisher: GREYSTONE BOOKS LTD

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1553654765

ISBN - 13: 9781553654766

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and Credits About This Book Introduction Chapter 1 Walking on Air Chapter 2 Welcome to Planet Water Chapter 3 Getting Down to Earth Chapter 4 Fire Power Chapter 5 Depending on Our Relatives Chapter 6 Love Story Chapter 7 Beyond Awesome Chapter 8 It''s Your World Now Glossary

From the Publisher

This revised and updated edition of You Are the Earth is expanded with new content and art.

Since You Are the Earth was first published in 1999, there has been a dramatic rise in concern about the environment. Through media, the Internet, and school, kids today are more aware of issues such as climate change, pollution, and energy shortages as well as recycling and other conservation measures. This revised and updated edition of You Are the Earth includes:

  • an expanded discussion of leading environmental issues
  • information on new environmental technologies
  • more ways kids can protect the environment
  • new sidebars offering facts, tips, and examples of what kids can do to be more green
  • completely new, full-colour art by award-winning children''s artist Wallace Edwards

Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation.

About the Author

DR. DAVID SUZUKI is an acclaimed geneticist and environmentalist, the host of The Nature of Things on CBC Television. He has won numerous academic awards, as well as Unesco's Kalinga Prize for Science, the UN's Environmental Medal, the UNEP's Global 500 and he holds 24 honourary degrees in Canada, the US and Australia. He has written 47 books, including 17 for children. He has been adopted into 3 First Nations clans. He lives in Vancouver, BC.

KATHY VANDERLINDEN is a writer and an editor with an extensive background in children's literature. She is the author or co-author of 4 previous children's books, including Eco-Fun, which was nominated for a Silver Birch Award. One of the many titles she edited, Transformed, won the prestigious Norma Fleck Award for children's non-fiction in 2006. She lives in Victoria, BC.

WALLACE EDWARDS won a GG's Award for Children's Literature-Illustration for his book Alphabeasts. He lives in Toronto, ON.

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"[The authors'] eloquent plea to see ourselves and the Earth as interdependent will inspire readers to sit up, look around, and take a little less for granted." School Library Journal

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 12

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