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Books in How to Be Earth Friendly series

  • Earth-friendly Food

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    Outlines the reasons for using more environmentally mindful sources of food and discusses such techniques as organic and sustainable farming, choosing locally produced foods, and joinning a food cooperative.
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  • Earth-friendly Living

    Miriam Coleman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    Outlines the reasons for living in an environmentally mindful way and discusses recycling, energy and water conservation, and greener cooking and cleaning methods.
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  • Earth-Friendly Energy

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    Green energy is the wave of the future, but it’s here right now. New technologies are making green energy a much more viable alternative to nonrenewable sources than ever before. Through this informative book, budding environmentalists will find out about solar energy, wind and water energy, geothermal energy and biofuels, and where the future of green energy lies
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  • Earth-Friendly Buildings

    Miriam Coleman

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    As people become more concerned with sustainable living, the technology and desire for green buildings has increased exponentially. From green roofs and living buildings to a focus on energy efficiency and sustainable development practices, many architectural and construction firms are taking their stewardship of our Earth very seriously. This book will delve into the challenges and usefulness of green building now and in the future.
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  • Earth-friendly Transportation

    Miriam Coleman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    Outlines the reasons for using environmentally mindful forms of transportation and discusses electric and hybrid vehicles, biofuels, public transportation, walking or biking, and possible future developments.
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  • Earth-Friendly Shopping

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    Eco-friendly products have moved beyond organic salads and dairy products. There are eco-friendly cleaning products, electronics, paints, fabrics, and so much more. In our society, the consumer is faced with countless choices on which products to buy. This book explores the benefits of choosing green and being aware of “greenwashing.”
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  • Earth-friendly Energy

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    Outlines the reasons for using more environmentally mindful sources of energy; discusses solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal, biofuel, and nuclear power; describes home uses; and considers why these energy types are not more commonly used.
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  • Earth-friendly Shopping

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 29, 2011)
    This book is an introduction to Earth-friendly shopping, discussing organic foods, organic cleaners, energy-efficient machines, Earth-friendly clothes, and other Earth-friendly products.
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  • Earth-friendly Buildings

    Miriam Coleman

    Library Binding (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    This book is an introduction to Earth-friendly buildings, discussing sustainable architecture, using resources such as water and energy efficiently, smaller houses, cutting down on waste, using local materials, green roofs of plants, and rain gardens.
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  • Earth-Friendly Transportation

    Miriam Coleman

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Jan. 15, 2011)
    In a world of hybrid cars and biofuels, getting around and staying green has never been easier. Readers get a big picture look at the different kinds of green transportation. The book also explores the problems caused by traditional transportation, the challenges to making green travel a reality, and where the future of green transportation might take us. Fun fact boxes support the narrative.
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  • Earth-Friendly Living

    Miriam Coleman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Jan. 15, 2011)
    There is so much we can do to improve the health of Earth just in our everyday lives. In this book, readers will learn about all the different areas where they can go green in their daily activities. This book will empower students to make better, Earth-friendlier choices about what they do, what they buy, and how they get from place to place.
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  • Earth-Friendly Food

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Jan. 15, 2011)
    We all know we need to eat healthy foods to have healthy bodies. However, consumers are paying more attention than ever before to what they are putting into their bodies. They want to know where their food comes from, how it was grown, and to feel confident that food producers are using sustainable practices that will not harm the Earth or their health. Young readers learn about the controversies behind growth hormones and about ways each of us can take an active role in our health and the health of our planet.
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