240 pages , Brindle and Glass , 2011-08-04 Children and teenagers stroll between the skyscrapers in Vancouver, and experience the city in a different way that adults do. They have helped Vancouver transform from humble trading post to towering metropolis, yet how often are they asked to tell their side of the story? Vancouver Kids is a collection of tales about the unfor...[Read More]
64 pages , Millbrook Press , 2013-11-01 Have you ever wondered what mysteries the ocean holds? Prepare to explore the ocean from sunlit shallows to the deepest, darkest depths. Along the way, you'll meet many incredible creatures that are brand new to science. Dive to a coral reef and spot a new species of pygmy octopus. Travel deeper and discover fragile, nearly transpa...[Read More]
496 pages , Orion , 2008-09-18 A brilliant Rebus novel from the master of British crime. It's late autumn in Edinburgh and late autumn in the career of Detective Inspector Rebus. As he tries to tie up some loose ends before retirement, a murder case intrudes. A dissident Russian poet has been found dead in what looks like a mugging gone wrong. By apparent coincidence, a ...[Read More]
72 pages , Random House Books for Young Readers , 2013-09-24 Long before “going green” was mainstream, Dr. Seuss’s Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the environment. In this cautionary rhyming tale, we learn of the Once-ler, who came across a valley of Truffula Trees and Brown Bar-ba-loots (“frisking about in their Bar-ba-loot s...[Read More]
56 pages , 1995-11 Buffalo Biff, Pete Picasso, Farley and Rudy go on a recycling adventure. Their school needs to raise funds to plant trees in honor of Earth Day. Biff comes up with the idea of recycling old newspapers. Biff, being the inventor he is, invents a "Recycling Machine". Kids and the adults alike realize the importance of keeping the earth environmentally safe. Inclu...[Read More]
144 pages , Jossey-Bass , 1995-01-23 A seasonal guide introduces readers to a variety of scientific experiments that enable them to learn about aspects of nature, from how plants and animals grow to how rivers and mountains are formed. Original.
64 pages , Capstone , 2009-07-01 Describes what global warming is and the problems it poses, discusses different strategies being used to raise awareness of the problem and reverse or mitigate its effects, and provides suggestions for how everyone can help.
672 pages , Bantam , 2010-07-21 The award-winning author of the Mars trilogy takes readers to the last pure wilderness on Earth in this powerful and majestic novel. “Antarctica may well be the best novel of the best ecological novelist around.”—Locus It is a stark and inhospitable place, where the landscape itself poses a challenge to survival, yet its strange, sil...[Read More]
272 pages , Bantam , 2009-12-16 One of the most beloved and bestselling novels of spiritual adventure ever published, Ishmael has earned a passionate following among readers and critics alike. This special twenty-fifth anniversary edition features a new foreword and afterword by the author, as well as an excerpt from My Ishmael. TEACHER SEEKS PUPIL. Must have an earnest ...[Read More]
247 pages , John Wiley & Sons Inc , 1997-07-01 Describes twenty of the most prominent constellations, including the Big Dipper, Orion, and Cancer, explains how to locate them, and provides instructions for related activities.