The Adventures of an Aluminum Can

Author: Alison Inches
ISBN: 1416972218
Release Date: 2009-05-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Follows the story of a piece of aluminum as it goes from ore in the ground to a refinery and becomes an aluminum can, and then becomes recycled as a baseball bat.

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle

Author: Alison Inches
Publisher: Little Simon
ISBN: 1416967885
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Learn about recycling from a new perspective! Peek into this diary of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant, to the manufacturing line, to the store shelf, to a garbage can, and finally to a recycling plant where it emerges into it's new a fleece jacket! Told from the point of view of a free-spirited plastic bottle, kids can share in the daily experiences and inner thoughts of the bottle through his personal journal. The diary entries will be fun and humorous yet point out the ecological significance behind each product and the resources used to make it. Readers will never look at a plastic bottle the same way again!

I Can Save the Ocean

Author: Alison Inches
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416995142
Release Date: 2010-03-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Max the Little Green Monster doesn't like cleaning up after himself, but when he learns how his carelessness and littering may have harmed the beautiful ocean, he goes on a quest to clean and protect the beach.

Michael Recycle

Author: Ellie Patterson
Publisher: Worthwhile Books
ISBN: 1845392825
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Recycling (Waste, etc.)

I'm Michael Recycle for all that I'm worth I'm green and I'm keen to save plane Earth!A small town somewhere near you is in desperate need of salvation...fro drowning in rubbish at the hands of its lazy and wasteful inhabitants! Join Mchael Recycle, the green-caped crusader, as he rescues the town and proves tohe lazy layabouts that recycling can actually be quite good fun!He is a new kid of superhero in a new kind of world.


Author: Steven Kroll
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 0761455701
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A packrat resists recycling, reducing, and reusing

Look Out for Litter

Author: Lisa Bullard
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 9781541504868
Release Date: 2017-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Earth has a litter problem. How can you help? Join Trina to learn how little pieces of trash can become big problems. Find out safe ways to take care of litter. Do your part to be a planet protector! Discover how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and more with Tyler and Trina in the Planet Protectors series, part of the Cloverleaf Books collection. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun!

Teaching Geography Creatively

Author: Stephen Scoffham
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781317359128
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Education

Teaching Geography Creatively was Winner of the Geographical Association Gold Award 2014 This fully updated second edition of Teaching Geography Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and experienced teachers. Packed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life, it offers a range of innovative ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues. Underpinned by the very latest research and theory, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning, and consider how creativity can enhance pupils’ motivation, self-image and well-being. Two brand new chapters focus on creative approaches to learning about the physical world, as well as the value of alternative learning settings. Further imaginative ideas include: games and starter activities as entry points for creative learning how to keep geography messy the outdoors and learning beyond the classroom how to teach geography using your local area the links between geography and other areas of the curriculum looking at geography, creativity and the future fun and games in geography engaging with the world through picture-books teaching about sustainability. With contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Geography Creatively is an essential read for all trainee and practicing teachers, offering a variety of practical strategies to create a fun and stimulating learning environment. In the process it offers a pedagogy that respects the integrity of children as joyful and imaginative learners and which offers a vision of how geography can contribute to constructing a better and more equitable world.

Recycling Is Fun

Author: Charles Ghinga
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9781404878716
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Children learn that sorting recycling and giving new life to old things is not only good for the environment. It is a whole lot of fun, too!

This Is Our World

Author: Emily Sollinger
Publisher: Little Simon
ISBN: 1416978216
Release Date: 2010-03-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Join the fun on this interactive journey while learning to clean the air, reduce pollution, recycle, and more. Nine double-sided puzzle pieces are included in this book so kids can create two different puzzles!

How to Help the Earth By the Lorax

Author: Tish Rabe
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375869778
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Presents a rhyming story that helps build early reading skills and offers simple suggestions for going green, from reducing waste and saving energy to donating used objects and recycling.

Recycling Day

Author: Edward Miller
Publisher: Holiday House
ISBN: 0823434478
Release Date: 2015-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

The Ninjabread Man

Author: C. J. Leigh
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545814317
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

"Try, try, as best as you can, you can't beat me, I'm the Ninjabread Man!" In this fun spinoff of the classic "Gingerbread Man" story, Sensei makes an age-old recipe for ninjabread. But the cookie escapes from the oven and runs loose! Can the Ninjabread Man trick Ninja Bear, Ninja Snake, Ninja Mouse, and Ninja Fox? In the end, the clever Ninja Fox outsmarts the Ninjabread Man. This action-packed ninja adventure features a wise sensei, adorable ninja animals, and one hard-to-catch cookie -- all brought to life by award-winning Dinotrux illustrator Chris Gall!

Why Should I Recycle

Author: Jen Green
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 060633632X
Release Date: 2005-02-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

What if everybody threw away old bottles and newspapers, littering the world with glass and plastic and tin cans that should be recycled and made into new products? Mr. Jones is a teacher who sets a good example for kids by separating his trash for recycling. When he takes them on a class trip to a recycling plant they learn the value of recycling. Part of every child's development involves asking questions. Today, some of the most important questions kids ask are related to the natural environment. The enlightening and entertaining four-book "Why Should I? series demonstrates the importance of protecting nature. Books present brief, entertaining stories that answer children's questions and feature amusing color illustrations on every page. A note at the back of each book is for parents and teachers, suggesting ways to use these books most effectively.

The Three R s

Author: Núria Roca
Publisher: Barrons Juveniles
ISBN: 0764135813
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explains how reducing, reusing, and recycling can help decrease pollution, and provides examples of how to do these things, including finding new uses for hand-me-downs and placing bottles in collection areas instead of trash cans. Original.