A Handbook for Kids


By Gail Gibbons

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All the answers about what happens to the trash we produce can be found in this favorite nonfiction picture book by award-winning nonfiction author and illustrator Gail Gibbons.

Where does all the garbage go after we throw it out? And how can it be used again? This lively and informative book explains the process of recycling from start to finish. Recycle! focuses on five different types of rubbish: paper, glass, aluminium cans, plastic and polystyrene. This behind-the-scenes look at recycling offers fascinating facts and helpful tips for cleaning up our environment.

"Here's the book teachers will be looking for next Earth day and with the increasing emphasis on recycling in homes and schools, many other days as well." - Booklist

Don't miss these other favorite nonfiction books by Gail Gibbons:
Knights in Shining Armor
Cowboys and Cowgirls
Tell Me, Tree

On Sale
Apr 1, 1996
Page Count
32 pages

Gail Gibbons

About the Author

Gail Gibbons has written more than 140 books and has been called a "master of picture book nonfiction" by Booklist. The Washington Post has said "Gail Gibbons has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." In recognition of her "distinguished contribution to children's literature," Gail was awarded the Regina Medal Award. She is also the recipient of the Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC Nonfiction Book Award. Gail's informational books cover a vast range of topics and have received innumerable awards and honors that range from American Library Association Notable Children's Books to National Science Teachers Association – Children's Book Council Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children to International Reading Association – Children's Book Council (IRA-CBC) Children's Choice Books, beloved by young readers across the country. She divides her time between Vermont and Matinicus Island, Maine.

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