This Is The Earth

This Is The Earth

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Young readers learn how they can create a greener, healthier world in this powerful nonfiction picture book from authors Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander, with art by award-winning illustrator Wendell Minor.

This Is the Earth explores hundreds of years of changing landscapes and the positive and negative impacts humans have had on the environment. Even the smallest actions can help save the world, and this lyrical, rhyming read-aloud text shows how smart and simple everyday habits can protect the planet.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 254 x 257 x 15mm | 408g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0060555270
  • 9780060555276

Back cover copy

This is the Earth that we treat with respect,
where people and animals interconnect,
where we learn to find balance
between give and take
and help heal the planet
with choices we make.

This Is the Earth takes readers on a journey through hundreds of years as it explores how humans have affected the environment and shows the ways in which we can all care for the planet. Every action we take has an impact on our surroundings--and everyone can help save the world.
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Review quote

PRAISE FOR THIS IS THE EARTH: This noteworthy picture book a mix of verse, paintings, history, and environmental science demonstrates the impact humans have had upon Earth. A fine selection for reading and sharing, with curriculum connections to science, social studies, and language arts. --School Library Journal"
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89 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 27% (24)
4 40% (36)
3 30% (27)
2 2% (2)
1 0% (0)
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