A Drop of Water

Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780590221979
Format: PDF, ePub
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Describes the origins, characteristics, and uses of water.

Pagoo Pa

Author: Holling Clancy Holling
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395539644
Format: PDF, ePub
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From the moment of his birth, Pagoo the hermit crab learns to rely on his "instinct" in order to survive to adulthood in his tide pool home.


Author: Alice Outwater
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780786725816
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An environmental engineer turned ecology writer relates the history of our waterways and her own growing understanding of why our waterways continue to be polluted—and what needs to be done to save this essential natural resourse.Water: A Natural History takes us back to the diaries of the first Western explorers; it moves from the reservoir to the modern toliet, from the grasslands of the Midwest to the Everglades of Florida, throught the guts of a wastewater treatment plant and out to the waterways again. It shows how human-engineered dams, canals and farms replaces nature’s beaver dams, prairie dog tunnels, and buffalo wallows. Step by step, Outwater makes clear what should have always been obvious: while engineering can depollute water, only ecologically interacting systems can create healthy waterways.Important reading for students of environmental studies, the heart of this history is a vision of our land and waterways as they once were, and a plan that can restore them to their former glory: a land of living streams, public lands with hundreds of millions of beaver-built wetlands, prairie dog towns that increase the amount of rainfall that percolates to the groundwater, and forests that feed their fallen trees to the sea.

Precious Water

Author: Brigitte Weninger
Publisher: North South Books
ISBN: 9780735818699
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A young girl celebrates our most precious natural resource, describes the sources of water and its importance to all living things, and expresses her gratitude for this gift of nature. Reprint.

A Cool Drink of Water

Author: Barbara Kerley
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9780792254898
Format: PDF
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Depicts people around the world collecting, chilling, and drinking water.

Farmer George Plants a Nation

Author: Peggy Thomas
Publisher: Highlights Press
ISBN: 1629792632
Format: PDF
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See George Washington as he's rarely seen—as a farmer, inventor, and scientist. All his life, Washington sought to improve farming methods and share his knowledge with other farmers. His goal to make Mount Vernon self-sufficient carried over to his goal to make the new country independent.

Water Can Be

Author: Laura Purdie Salas
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 1467725390
Format: PDF, Docs
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Water can be a--- Thirst quencher- Kid drencher- Cloud fluffer- Fire snufferFind out about the many roles water plays in this poetic exploration of water throughout the year.