How do we stop climate change?

Tom Jackson, 1972-

Book - 2021

"Climate change is an important, yet complicated, subject. Beautiful illustrations from noted picture book illustrator Dragan Kordic combine with a straightforward narrative from science writer Tom Jackson to make this an enticing, fascinating, and illuminating read."--

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Children's Room New Shelf j363.73/Jackson (NEW SHELF) Due Jun 5, 2022
Series
Mind mappers: making tricky subjects easy to understand
Subjects
Genres
Juvenile works
Informational works
Illustrated works
Published
San Rafael, California : EarthAware Kids [2021]
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
69 pages : color illustrations ; 20 x 26 cm
ISBN
9781681885599
168188559X
Main Author
Tom Jackson, 1972- (author)
Other Authors
Dragan Kordić (illustrator), Marianna Linz (writer of foreword)
  • Mind mapping
  • Is climate the same as weather?
  • What is the greenhouse effect?
  • What causes climate change?
  • What will happen to Earth?
  • What will happen to life on Earth?
  • Can we stop climate change?
  • Can technology solve it?
  • What do we do next?
  • Glossary.
Review by School Library Journal Reviews

Gr 2–5—This new entry to the climate change oeuvre is well thought out and designed. The book is organized around the current major questions and issues of climate change. Each chapter poses a question, then proceeds to outline the issues, impact, and possible solutions derived from the most up-to-date science and technology. Each page moves from left to right with a text block, then illustrative graphics, followed by a mind map (a diagram used to visually organize information). The graphics are appealing and make effective use of color. The tiny graphics of the mind maps are similar to emojis, which makes the book look contemporary. These enable readers to move around the book in a nonlinear way, and they can progress and even page back at their own pace and level of interest. There is a glossary and an index but no references or sources page. VERDICT A good and appealing addition to climate change collections.—Gretchen Crowley, formerly at Alexandria City P.L., VA Copyright 2021 School Library Journal.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Accessible for all ages and featuring beautiful illustrations, this one-of-a-kind approach to climate change presents practical actions to help protect the planet. 10,000 first printing. Illustrations.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

"A unique and beautiful approach to understanding climate change with practical actions to help protect the planet"--

Review by Publisher Summary 3

A unique and beautiful approach to understanding climate change with practical actions to help protect the planet.

Climate change is an important, yet complicated, subject How Do We Stop Climate Change? makes it accessible for all ages, from the 8+ year-olds inspired by Greta Thunberg to parents and teachers. 

Beautiful illustrations from noted picture book illustrator Dragan Kordic combine with a straightforward narrative from science writer Tom Jackson to make this an enticing, fascinating, and illuminating read.

BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS: Combines the beauty of a picture book with science-based facts and information.

GORGEOUS GIFT: A beautiful and thoughtful gift for children, families, and classrooms.

TIMELY TOPIC: A 2020 BBC poll found 80% of kids are concerned about the environment. Inspired by activists like Greta Thunberg, they are taking active roles at home, school, and in the community to protect the planet. 

UNIQUE APPROACH: The book is structured using a visual thinking technique called 'mind mapping', where complex ideas are broken down into a clear flow of visual information. The 'mind map' connects the information, making it easy to grasp.

ACCESSIBLE TO EVERY READER: The text is carefully layered and leveled for emerging to proficient readers.