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

Paperback | August 9, 2010

byDavid Suzuki, Kathy VanderlindenIllustratorWallace Edwards

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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.

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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 short...

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 4...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:August 9, 2010Publisher: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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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and CreditsAbout This Book IntroductionChapter 1 Walking on Air Chapter 2 Welcome to Planet WaterChapter 3 Getting Down to EarthChapter 4 Fire PowerChapter 5 Depending on Our RelativesChapter 6 Love StoryChapter 7 Beyond AwesomeChapter 8 It's Your World NowGlossary

Editorial Reviews

“[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