Protecting Our Planet

Protecting Our Planet

by Jilly Hunt


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Explore beyond the headlines on the topic of the environment, learning how this issue is treated in the news and how to separate truth from spin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484641477
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Series: Beyond the Headlines!
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.44(h) x 0.19(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 13 Years

About the Author

Jilly Hunt has over 15 years experience of educational publishing. Formerly an editor for Pearson, Jilly is now a freelance children's writer and editor. She has written more than 15 non-fiction books for children and young adults. She graduated from Oxford Brookes University with BA Honours in Publishing and History of Art. She now lives in Oxfordshire with her husband two small children.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What's Beyond the Headlines About Our Environment? 4

Chapter 2 What's Beyond the Headlines About Global Warming? 10

Chapter 3 What's Beyond the Headlines About Cleaner Energy? 18

Chapter 4 What's Beyond the Headlines About Protecting Our Oceans? 26

Chapter 5 What's Beyond the Headlines About Deforestation? 32

Timeline 44

Glossary 45

Find Out More 46

Index 48


These books help readers make sense of key stories in the news from a positive angle. Readers will learn how to discern and distill facts within news stories, while becoming more informed about important current events.

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