New Books: Talking with Kids about Climate Change, Earth Under Fire

It would be interesting to review these book & see how they handles issues
surrounding Indigenous/POC, false solutions, capitalism, etc.


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Date: Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 6:28 PM

Talking with Kids about Climate Change–A new book leads the way
with ideas on how parents and teachers can talk to kids about global
warming … Informative, engaging, non-scary and energizing.
Perfect recommendation for Holiday Books and Gifts.

How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and
Kids Explore Global Warming, by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch… was
written especially for middle schoolers and their teachers.

Awards and Reviews of How We Know What We Know About Our Changing
Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming

Finalist: AAAS/Subaru Best Science Book Award
School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2008
Winner of the 2008 National Parenting Publications Association Gold
Award  (Ages 9 to 12)
Winner of Publishers’ Weekly 2008 “Green Books For Kids” Selection
Winner of The National Best Books 2008 Award/ Young Adult Education,
USA Booknews
An Endorsed Polar Book by International Polar Year, National Science
“NSTA Recommends” List of the National Science Teachers Association

Featured in interview on BBC America, 18 November 2008

Book website, with teaching materials and stories about what some
kids are doing about global warming, is

Dawn Publications, 2008   ISBN 1-978-58469-103-7   $18.95 from; or from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other booksellers.
Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World

The comprehensive story, cause to cure, from University of
California Press.

Vanity Fair list of “50 Best Environmental Books and Videos,”
April 2008

Praise by Al Gore, Nobel Peace Prize scientists, Bill McKibben

For preview and to order:

Gary Braasch Photography
Leader in global warming documentation and education.


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