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Polar Bear, Why Is Your World Melting? (Wells of Knowledge Science)

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In the Arctic, the summer ice is melting, making it hard for polar bears to survive. Why is the world getting warmer? The heat of the sun is trapped by the "greenhouse" gases that surround Earthcarbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and water vapor.

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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Albert Whitman & Company (first published 2008)
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Min Huang
Dec 05, 2016 Min Huang rated it it was amazing
Great introduction of greenhouse gases and climate change for children. It's easy to understand and educate children what we can do to help our mother earth. Highly recommended.
Margaret Chind
I have really been looking forward to jumping into the Wells of Knowledge science series and this is my first one. I first came across the series as I think four books are on the Sonlight P4/5 list and after looking at the topics and reading more about the series knew we needed to read them all. Last night we watched the first Ice Age movie and this past week we have been reading various Earth Day books for review and when I saw this one in my stack I thought it would fit right in on topic. (We ...more
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WORST BOOK EVER! I can not believe that this propaganda ... based on what has now been shown to be junk science ... is targeted at small kids who don't yet have the depth of knowledge to discern what is actually scientific fact & what is political propaganda. This doesn't get even one star from me, because it is so inappropriately agenda driven.
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About Robert Wells
Robert E. Wells is the author and illustrator of many intriguing and award-winning science books for children. He lives with his wife in Wenatchee, Washington.


Welcome Robert E. Wells’s books into your classroom, and you’ll find most of
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