Category Archives: education

Friends of the Earth, A History of American Environmentalism – Book Recommendation

Title: FRIENDS OF THE EARTH, A history of American Environmentalism Author: Pat McCarthy Publisher: Chicago Review Press, to be released in March 2013 Distributed by IPG, Ages: 9+ Themes: USA environmentalism, biographies, conservationists, Opening Lines: For 18 hours, the winds howled … Continue reading

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The International Children’s Digital Library – ICDL– was launched in 2002. It has been billed as the “Biggest Online Children’s Library,” and now has around 2,000 free children’s books, written in 42+ different languages. According to its Web site, the … Continue reading

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Listen to the Wind

Listen to the Wind by Greg Mortenson and Susan Roth. (Picture Book #19 for the Read to Me Picture Book Challenge) Many of you may have read the NY #1 Bestseller Three Cups of Tea –One Man’s Mission to promote … Continue reading

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