by Molly Bang
Blue Sky Books (Sep. 30, 2014)
Nonfiction Picture Book
Humans’ rapid use of fossil fuels—stored energy from plant matter that has been “squashed” underground for millions of years—has made one thing certain: Earth will change.
Why You'll Love It:
- Bang’s beautiful illustrations have a folk-art style and are saturated with deep blues and rich greens.
- The sun's first-person voice puts readers at the center: "Yes, living things--including YOU--need energy to stay alive and grow.
Perfect for grades 2-4...and here's the discussion guide.
What Else You Should Read:
- Ocean Sunlight by Molly Bang
- Too Hot? Too Cold? Keeping Body Temperature Just Right by Caroline Arnold