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Global warming is a complicated, hot button topic that needs to be explored in today’s classrooms. The following books are reviewed.

Grades K-3:
Alarcón, Francisco X. (2008). Animal poems of the Iguazu/Animalaria del Iguazu
Guiberson, Brenda. Z. (2008). Ice bears
Winter, Jeannette. (2008). Wangari’s trees of peace: A true story from Africa
Walsh, Melanie. (2008). 10 things I can do to help my world

Grades 4-6:
Burns, Loree Griffin. (2007). Tracking trash: Flotsam, jetsam, and the science of ocean motion
Cherry, Lynne and Braasch, Gary. (2008). How we know what we know about our changing climate: Scientists and kids explore global warming
Gore, Al. (2007). An inconvenient truth: The crisis of global warming
Harley, Bill. (2008). Night of the spadefoot toads
Trueman, Terry. (2008). Hurricane

Grades 6-9:
Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta. (2008). Up close: Jane Goodall
Johnson, Rebecca L. (2008). Investigating climate change: Scientists’ search for answers in a warming world
Jordan, Rosa. (2008). The last wild place

Grades 9-12:
Bertagna, Julie. (2008). Exodus
Klass, David. (2008). Whirlwind
Laxer, James. (2008). Oil
Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi. (2007). The shadow speaker.

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