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Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Help Protect Our Planet

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Synopsis:

This inspiring book presents the true stories of 12 people from across North America who have done great things for the environment. Heroes include a teenage girl who figured out how to remove an industrial pollutant from the Ohio River, a Mexican superstar wrestler who works to protect turtles and whales, and a teenage boy from Rhode Island who helped his community and his state develop effective e-waste recycling programs. Plenty of photographs and illustrations bring each compelling story vividly to life.

About the Author

Harriet Rohmer is the founder and former publisher/executive director of Children's Book Press, the award-winning publisher of bilingual and multicultural picture books. Her books have won over 100 major awards and many have become classics, including artist Carmen Lomas Garza's Family Pictures/Cuadros de familia. She lives in San Francisco.

Julie McLaughlin is an illustrator living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811867795
Author:
Rohmer, Harriet
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Illustrator:
McLaughlin, Julie
Subject:
Environmentalists
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
110
Dimensions:
8.30x6.80x.60 in. .75 lbs.
Age Level:
09-14

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"Synopsis" by , This inspiring book presents the true stories of 12 people from across North America who have done great things for the environment. Heroes include a teenage girl who figured out how to remove an industrial pollutant from the Ohio River, a Mexican superstar wrestler who works to protect turtles and whales, and a teenage boy from Rhode Island who helped his community and his state develop effective e-waste recycling programs. Plenty of photographs and illustrations bring each compelling story vividly to life.
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