An exploration of renewable energy resources that focuses on why they are necessary, providing information about global warming and environmental damage caused by fossil fuels and possibilities for reversing it, and including photographs and illustrations.
Valli has always been afraid of the lepers living on the other side of the train tracks in the coal town of Jharia, India, so when a chance encounter with a doctor reveals she also has leprosy, Valli rejects help and begins an uncertain life on the streets.
by Andy Mulligan
Call Number: F MUL
Publication Date: 2010
A group of fourteen-year-old boys, who make a living picking garbage from the outskirts of a large city, finds something special and mysterious that brings terrifying consequences.
Deborah Ellis is one of many authors who writes fantastic books about issues that relate to children all over the globe. Consider finding a fiction book related to the issue you are studying.
Oxfam is an organization that does emergency and development work all over the world. Use their site to get ideas of what issue to research, and use their search engine to find information once you've chosen your topic.
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Books in Our Library
Sustaining Our Natural Resources
by Jen Green
Call Number: 333.72 GRE
Publication Date: 2011
An introduction to sustainability that provides information on nonliving and environmental resources and their conservation, the influence of humans on the environment, sustainable living practices, and other related topics.
Because I Am a Girl
by Rosemary McCarney; Jen Albaugh (As told to); Plan International (India) Staff (As told to)
Call Number: 303.5 MCC
Publication Date: 2014-10-11
Because I am a Girlis a global initiative from Plan International to end gender inequality, promote girls rights and lift millions of girls out of poverty.
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