We Are the Weather Makers: The History of Climate Change (Paperback)

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Now in paperback! Every young person who cares about preserving the planet needs to know what’s inside this book—and follow the authors’ call to action.

First published for an adult readership, THE WEATHER MAKERS got kudos for its solid science and powerful message. Now this accessible edition speaks directly to young adults, offering a clear look at the history of climate change, how matters will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future. Newly featured are twenty-five practical tips for living a greener lifestyle—at home, in school, in the community, and ultimately, on Earth.

About the Author


Tim Flannery is an internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, conservationist, and author. A contributor to the NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW and THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, he is also a familiar voice on ABC Radio, NPR, and the BBC. He lives in Adelaide, Australia.

Sally M. Walker is the author of more than fifty nonfiction books, including SECRETS OF A CIVIL WAR SUBMARINE, winner of both the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award and the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children, and WRITTEN IN BONE: BURIED LIVES OF JAMESTOWN AND COLONIAL MARYLAND. She lives in Dekalb, Illinois.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0763646563
ISBN-13: 9780763646561
Published: Candlewick, 03/09/2010
Pages: 320
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 14
Minimum Grade Level: 9th Grade


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