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At the Waterworks
SCHOLASTIC’S THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS AND THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE
by Joanna Cole & Bruce Degen
48 pages; Ages 7-10
Scholastic Press; $16.99
ISBN 0-590-10826-3

Ms. Frizzle’s students are putting on a play about global warming, and they need some cold, hard facts. The Friz knows just where to find them! A hope on the Magic School Bus takes the kids on a whirlwind tour. From the Arctic to the equator, they see telltale signs of climate change. But to get the really big picture, the class has to get really small – so they can see exactly what is in the air and why it is making the world warmer. What they find gives them a real cause for concern!

Luckily, the Friz has some hands-on advice. With their knack for making science accessible, Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen give this hot topic a refreshing, kid-friendly spin that will inspire all to do their part. Ms. Frizzle and the class are up for the climate challenge. Are you?

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