Girls Gone Green

Lynn Hirshfield, Author . Puffin $11.99 (192p) ISBN 978-0-14-241406-4

Likely to motivate conscientious readers, this handbook profiles real-life teens who have embraced environmental causes, along with a few star contributors (Hayden Panettiere writes the foreword). Each teen narrates her own section: one girl's concern over Bronx River pollution inspired her work, while another took lessons she learned about recycling from summers on Bowen Island in Canada to her life in Los Angeles: “It's important to think of the world as just one tiny island, where every action we take has consequences.” Ages 10–up. (Mar.)

Reviewed on: 03/01/2010
Release date: 02/01/2010
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