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Brearley, Laurie

Summary: From rushing river currents to the waves that crash along coastlines, water power is all around us. For centuries, people have relied on the movement of water for transportation and a power source for simple machines. It can also be used to create the electricity we rely on every day. Readers will find out what makes water flow from one place to another, how dams and turbines are used to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 333.91 BRE

Summary: With essays from renowned children's book authors such as Ann Brashares, Jeanne DuPrau, Caroline B. Cooney, Laurie Halse Anderson, Bruce Coville, Gennifer Choldenko, and over 100 others, each piece is an informative and inspiring call to kids of all ages to understand what's happening to the environment, and to take action in saving our world. Features helpful tips and facts interspersed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 640 Gutman 2009

Pasquet, Jacques

Summary: "The environment is an essential but sometimes tough and weighty concept to grasp. This engaging nonfiction book takes readers back to the basics, offering an accessible overview of what makes up our environment, how those parts work, and why they matter. Divided into five sections--water, air, soil, energy, and climate--the book uses facts, figures, and simple language to give an overarching...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577 PAS

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