Wednesday, February 19, 2014

EARTH FRIENDLY BUILDINGS, BRIDGES AND MORE by Etta Kaner. Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern. Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press, 2012.  64p.  978-1-55453-570-5  $18.95   Gr. 5-8

Kaner reviews green buildings, bridges and domes with the help of narrator Correy Laponte and her little brother.  Some comic book illustrations and kid friendly jokes add to the discussions.  The book highlights famous structures around the world explaining the green features and how it was built.  There are numerous easy experiments kids can to to enhance the learning experience.  The people and
professions involved in creating any large structure are highlighted.  A fun, easy to read enjoyable book.  Excellent for home schooling. Includes glossary of building terms.
Joanne Weber, Volunteer, Munising School Public Library

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