Energy Island

How One Community Harnessed the Wind and Changed Their World

Author: Allan Drummond

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0374321841

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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It's windy on the Danish island of Sams². Meet the environmentally friendly folks who, in a few short years, worked together for energy independence, and who now proudly call their home Energy Island.
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Energy Island

How one community harnessed the wind and changed their world

Author: Allan Drummond

Publisher: Square Fish

ISBN: 9781250056764

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 5037

Hold onto your hats! It's windy on the Danish island of Samsø. Meet the environmentally friendly people who now proudly call their home Energy Island. At a time when most countries are producing ever-increasing amounts of CO2, the rather ordinary citizens of Samsø have accomplished something extraordinary—in just ten years they have reduced their carbon emissions by 140% and become almost completely energy independent. A narrative tale and a science book in one, this inspiring true story proves that with a little hard work and a big idea, anyone can make a huge step toward energy conservation.
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Wind Energy

Blown Away!

Author: Amy S. Hansen

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

ISBN: 1435893271

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 9005

Explains how wind energy is generated and used, discusses wind farms and turbines, and considers its use as a renewable resource.
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Catch the Wind, Harness the Sun

22 Super-Charged Projects for Kids

Author: Michael J. Caduto

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427945

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 223

View: 6314

Suggests activities and experiments for understanding global warming, causing a smaller power footprint, and using solar and wind power, and spotlights young activists.
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Green City

How One Community Survived a Tornado and Rebuilt for a Sustainable Future

Author: Allan Drummond

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0374379998

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 2318

"The story of Greensburg, Kansas, a town that rebuilt completely green after a deadly tornado"--
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Pedal Power

How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World

Author: Allan Drummond

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN: 1466896884

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 4593

Cycling rules the road in Amsterdam today, but that wasn't always the case. In the 1970's, Amsterdam was so crowded with vehicles that bicyclists could hardly move, but moms and kids relied on their bicycles to get around the city. PEDAL POWER is the story of the people who led protests against the unsafe streets and took over a vehicles-only tunnel on their bikes, showing what a little pedal power could do! Author and illustrator Allan Drummond returns with the story of the people that paved the way for safe biking around the world.
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El Chino

Author: Allen Say

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547346861

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 7887

A true story of Billy Wong, the first Chinese bullfighter.
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Spinner the Winner

Author: Mike Ormsby,Sorin Sorasan

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781478284260

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 68

View: 1932

Is it a helicopter or a spaceship? One night, a strange machine arrives on Biffletop Hill. Who installed that sqeaky turbine and why? For Spinner, the only question is, how to be useful. When a thunderstorm plungers Biffltop into a blackout, everyone finds the answer.
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Catch the Wind

Author: Anne Johnson

Publisher: Bookhouse Fulfillment

ISBN: 9781592982585

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 38

View: 6854

Introduces young readers to the importance of wind energy to the environment as Nels and his father visit a wind farm.
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Renewable Energy Sources - Wind, Solar and Hydro Energy Edition : Environment Books for Kids | Children's Environment Books

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1541939336

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 9119

After a general description of what renewable energy sources are, here’s a specific discussion of wind, solar and hydro energy. Empower your children with the knowledge required to care for the environment. This book will make an excellent resource for children and their parents. Go ahead and secure a copy today!
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Tin Lizzie

Author: Allan Drummond

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 4026

Grandpa loves working on old cars, especially his Model T Ford, and he passes along to his grandchildren not only the history of automobiles and all of their benefits, but also his concerns about traffic, pollution, and the problems of relying on foreignoil.
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2030

A Day in the Life of Tomorrow's Kids

Author: Amy Zuckerman,James Daly

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 039918726X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6453

Winner of the 2012 Grand Canyon Reader Award for a Non-fiction book Global events and new technology change how we live from moment to moment. So, what will our world be like in twenty years? Come take a look as futurists Amy Zuckerman and James Daly examine what a kid?s daily life might be like in the year 2030. Inspired and informed by trends and scientifi c and technological research, 2030 is not only a peek at some cool future gadgets (talking dog collars, cars that drive themselves), but also a thoughtful examination of how our lives might be impacted as we adjust to environmental change.
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The Goose Man

The Story of Konrad Lorenz

Author: Elaine Greenstein

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547084596

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 7210

This book tells the true story of Konrad Lorenz, whose love for animals as a child led to his winning the Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking research of the behavior of geese.
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The Earth's Resources

Author: Rebecca Harman

Publisher: Capstone Classroom

ISBN: 9781403470683

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9306

Presents an introduction to the earth's resources, including oil, natural gas, nuclear power, solar power, and geothermal power.
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Solar Power

Author: Tea Benduhn

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9780836892635

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 5116

Introduces methods of obtaining energy from the sun, places solar energy in context with other power resources, explains how it works, and considers the advantages and disadvantages of its possible future use.
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My Little Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Author: Claudia Martin

Publisher: QEB Publishing

ISBN: 1609927893

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 9200

What happens when a volcano erupts? What causes earthquakes? Can we predict earthquakes? My Little Book of... Volcanoes & Earthquakes answers all these questions and many more. Combining easy-to-read text with stunning photographs, learning about earthquakes and volcanoes has never been so much fun! Learn how and why volcanoes occur, the largest and most dangerous and how we try and live with earthquakes today. This series provides first introductions to key non-fiction topics and includes stunning photographs and bite-size chunks of easy-to-read text.
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Ethanol and Other New Fuels

Author: Tea Benduhn

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 9780836892604

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 1366

Introduces ethanol, biodiesel, and hydrogen fuel cells as sources of energy, places them in context with other power resources, explains how they work, and considers the advantages and disadvantages of their possible future use.
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The Shortest Day

Celebrating the Winter Solstice

Author: Wendy Pfeffer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0525469680

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 716

Describes how and why daylight grows shorter as winter approaches, the effect of shorter days on animals and people, and how the winter solstice has been celebrated throughout history. Includes activities.
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The Flyers

Author: Allan Drummond

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)

ISBN: 9780374324100

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 9317

In 1903, a group of children on the beach at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, dream of flying and witness the first flight of the Wright brothers. Includes a chronology of milestones in the history of flight.
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