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Why Are the Ice Caps Melting?: The Dangers of Global Warming

(Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2)

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The earth is getting hotter, and not just in the summer.

The climate of your own hometown is changing.

But why is this happening, and can we stop it?

Read and find out!
Paperback, 40 pages
Published November 7th 2006 by HarperCollins (first published 2006)
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Nov 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
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This is a nice introductory book to the climate change issue to help make kids aware of the problem and the effects that will continue to happen. I wasn't left with much of a feeling of urgency at the end, this is more like a "step one" in what is hopefully a journey of improving lifestyles around climate change.
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Jun 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Anne Rockwell's book does a very good job pf answering the title question. Through easily understood writing and cartoon-like illustrations by Paul Meisel, Rockwell explains how the greenhouse effect works, where carbon dioxide comes from, and which human activities are contributing to climate change. She briefly discusses melting ice shelves and glaciers, rising temperatures and tides, and rivers that are drying up. In an attempt to be fair and balanced, Lawlor makes it clear that not everyone ...more
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Apr 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
i like this book because its about global warming and how u can stop it buy recyling everyday
Jillian Warren
A wonderful book for young readers that simply explains greenhouse gases and global warming. Can inspire some wonderful writing assignments as part of environment unit.
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