Common Ground: The Water, Earth, and Air We Share

Common Ground: The Water, Earth, and Air We Share : The Water, Earth, and Air We Share

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How do our individual actions affect the world? From the Caldecott Honor author Molly Bang, author-illustrator of the critically acclaimed Sunlight Series, this is a simple story of our planet's natural resources. Through the example of a shared village green and the growing needs of the townspeople who share it, Molly Bang presents the challenge of handling our planet's natural resources. With jewel-like paintings and simple text, Bang impresses upon us the urgency of conserving and preserving our earth's limited bounty.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 157 x 233 x 9mm | 227g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0590100564
  • 9780590100564
  • 378,234

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How do our individual actions affect the world? Molly Bang uses a simple parable about sheep and the commons they graze on to reveal a disturbing paradox about our relationship with the environment that sustains us. Here is a book that invites discussion.
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About Molly Bang

Molly Bang has written and illustrated more than twenty books for young readers, including When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry... ; Ten, Nine, Eight; and The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher, each of which were Caldecott Honor books. Bang divides her time between Falmouth, Massachusetts, and Northern California.
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