Mission

Save the Planet: Things YOU Can Do to Help Fight Global Warming!

By Sally Ride; Tam O'Shaughnessy
(Flash Point, Paperback, 9781596433793, 64pp.)

Publication Date: March 17, 2009

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Description

PRACTICAL STEPS TO SAVE THE PLANET A how-to companion packed with simple things kids can do to have an impact. From simple measures like turning off the water while you brush your teeth, to bigger challenges like MAKING SOME NOISE in the larger community, this simple guide helps lay a conceptual foundation for kids to become responsible energy consumers in the years to come.




About the Author

In 1983, SALLY RIDE became the first American woman to travel into space. She has remained in the limelight as an astronaut, astrophysicist, and advocate for encouraging girls in the sciences.

TAM O'SHAUGHNESSY is a professor of school psychology and children's science. She has co-authored four award-winning books with Sally Ride.




Praise For Mission

“The authors' background in science education is evident, as the writing style is clear, precise, and kid-friendly. Black-and-white cartoon illustrations provide excellent visuals for many of the recommendations.” —School Library Journal

"Switch.  Conserve.  Make some noise...A sturdy, strategic framework for budding eco-activists with a range of suggestions designed to spark a 'go-green' mindset." -- KIRKUS REVIEWS

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