Earth Books and Green Reading
* "Kerley's structure is in alternating transcripts of a recording for an unknown reader, and a third-person account of Theo's life with various sections labeled with geographic place names from the moon. The space capsule assignment reveals much about earthlings, and Mr.
Irreverent and entertaining, Down-to-Earth is filled with fact about global warming and its disastrous consequences, loads of photos and illustrations, as well as suggestions for how kids can help combat global warming in their homes, schools, and communities.
In the minute it could take you to read this page, the Earth will be hit by 6,000 lightning strikes; 2,137 pounds of popcorn will be eaten; 10,000 pieces of skin will be lost from your body; 21,000 pizzas will be baked; 954 camera phones will be sold worldwide; the International Space Station will travel 289 miles in