Why Are the Ice Caps Melting? The Dangers of Global Warming

Book review by Dawn Friedman, Common Sense Media
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Dreary planet outlook challenges tweens to act.

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Excellent way to help kids understand & act

As a parent and as a scientist, I felt this creative book gave children a layman's understanding of climate change, without going too much into the reality that could otherwise paralyze them with fear. It gave some powerful tips to help children care for our world and each other respectfully and kindly. I perused some of the previous discussions, which surprised me. Whether or not you believe that global warming exists, by humans or by nature, IT EXISTS. As adults we must still educate our children to respect the Earth, no matter our ideology. There are many additional books, videos, podcasts, etc., that one can use to help kids face this fact, in a proactive, healthy fashion. To ignore environmental well-being is akin to ignoring our own children's health. Overall, and excellent book. Looking forward to next edition.

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