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August 14, 2014 | $7.99
Illustrator(s): Edward Miller
Paperback | Pages: 32
Size: 8 X 10 | USD: $7.99
Publication Date: July 20, 2015
Age: 4-8 | Guided Reading Level: N
Themes: Community, Ecology & Conservation
About the Book
This zippy introduction to reducing waste includes facts about how much trash Americans produce and how that can be changed.
Oh no! The unthinkable has happened. So much garbage has piled up in the vacant lot that’s home to a group of bugs that revolting rats are moving in and taking over. Luckily recycling day is almost here. Volunteers swoop in to tidy up this neighborhood eyesore. As they take the ant’s old bottle and the grasshopper’s cardboard box, the kids explain the processes of recycling paper, glass, plastic, and metal as well as how to compost. They even have tips on recycling electronics and making items such as fabrics, books, and toys available for reuse.
★★★THE REVIEWS ARE IN!★★★
“Miller’s cheerful cartoon illustrations reinforce the text’s positive and encouraging tone. . . . It could motivate children to start conservation efforts themselves.”
—School Library Journal
“Sure to inspire a new generation of recyclers.”