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Why Should I Recycle?
Series: Why Should I?
by Jen Green Illustrated by Mike Gordon

What if everybody threw away old bottles and newspapers, littering the world with glass and plastic and tin cans that should be recycled and made into new products? Mr. Jones is a teacher who sets a good example for kids by separating his trash for recycling.

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MSB Science Reader: Gets Recycled
by Anne Capeci

Ms. Frizzle's class is holding a recycling drive. But when Phoebe loses her necklace, the kids hop on the bus to track it down. You'll never guess what happens when the class gets to the recycling center!

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Paperback Reader Level 2: $3.19

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The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge
by Joanna Cole Illustrated by Bruce Degen

Trust the bestselling science series of all time to get down to the facts on global warming, so kids can understand the crisis and how they can help solve it.

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Paperback Reference Books: $5.59

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A Color of His Own
by Leo Lionni Illustrated by Leo Lionni

Elephants are gray. Pigs are pink. Tigers have black and orange stripes. It seems that every animal has its own distinctive color, except the chameleon. And that makes the little chameleon hero of this picture book very sad. Every time he moves, he changes color!

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Board Picturebooks: $5.59

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Buried Sunlight
by Molly Bang , Penny Chisholm Illustrated by Molly Bang
Acclaimed Caldecott Artist Molly Bang teams up with award-winning M.I.T. professor Penny Chisholm to present the fascinating, timely story of fossil fuels.
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Hardcover Picturebooks: $13.29

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Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth
by Molly Bang , Penny Chisholm Illustrated by Molly Bang

In this brightly illustrated narrative, readers will learn about the constant movement of water as it flows around the Earth and the sun's important role as water changes between liquid, vapor, and ice. From sea to sky, the sun both heats and cools water, ensuring that life can exist on Earth.

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Hardcover Picturebooks: $13.29

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Incredible Animal Adventures
by Jean Craighead George Illustrated by Donna Diamond
Balto the sled dog raced over the Arctic to bring life-saving medicine to an Alaskan town stricken with diphtheria. Sugar, an ordinary house cat with an extraordinary sense of direction, traveled 1,500 miles on a cross-country odyssey in search of her human family.
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Our Earth: Making Less Trash
by Peggy Hock

This Scholastic News Nonfiction Reader from the Our Earth series shows students why too much garbage is a problem for the environment and explores ways in which they can reduce, reuse, and recycle.

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Paperback Readers: $5.56

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Knut
by Craig Hatkoff

When Knut was born, the first polar bear cub at the Berlin Zoo in more than thirty years, he was no bigger than a snowball and unable to care for himself. His mother, a rescued East German circus bear, didn't know how to take care of Knut and rejected him.

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The Lorax
by Dr. Seuss
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Hardcover Picturebooks: $11.96

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All Year Round
by Susan B. Katz Illustrated by Eiko Ojala

Illustrations and short verses introduce shapes associated with each month of the year, such as circles that make up a January snowman, and triangular treats enjoyed in November.

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Hardcover Picturebooks: $12.59

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