In the face of injustice, people band together to work for change, and through their influence, what was once unthinkable becomes common. This title traces the history of the green movement in the United States, including the key players, watershed moments, and legislative battles that have driven social change. Iconic images and informative sidebars accompany compelling text that follows the movement from the work of nineteenth-century conservationists through activists' work to stop pollution and save endangered species and up to the efforts to combat climate change and global warming in the twenty-first century. Features include a glossary, selected bibliography, Web sites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF037020, JNF053140, JNF043000|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Essential Library of Social Change - Library Media Connection
This series is a good companion to middle school Social Studies and history courses. Pages are colorful and full of attention-grabbing text boxes. Each book offers essential facts, which summarize the movement. The books are well designed with the middle school reader in mind. Recommended.
Green Movement (Essential Library of Social Change) – School Library Journal
Useful for reports involving the history of environmental movements.