You Are the Earth: Know Your World So You Can Help Make It Better by David SuzukiYou Are the Earth: Know Your World So You Can Help Make It Better by David Suzuki

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

byDavid Suzuki, Kathy VanderlindenIllustratorWallace Edwards

Paperback | August 9, 2010

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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.

David Suzuki is an internationally renowned geneticist and environmentalist and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science and the 2009 Right Livelihood Award. Host of the longrunning CBC television program The Nature of Things, he is also the author of more than fifty books. Kathy Vanderlinden is the aut...
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Title:You Are the Earth: Know Your World So You Can Help Make It BetterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10 × 7 × 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