How Can We Reduce Household Waste?

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Americans throw away millions of tons of waste at home every year. But did you know that much of this household waste can be recycled? Or that there are ways to turn this waste into energy? Learn how you can be part of the solution.

As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series sheds light on an important question—What Can We Do about Pollution? Informative text, compelling photos, and engaging captions will help you find the answer!

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978-1-46779-517-3
$30.65 $22.99
978-1-46779-701-6
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$9.99 $9.99 OS
978-1-46779-702-3
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Searchlight Books ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
BISACS JNF037020, JNF027000, JNF065000
Dewey 363.72'88
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 780
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180440
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“While the information is at times dire, it is fact-based, not alarmist. . . . This informative series will inspire young readers to join the cause for climate change.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Mary K. Pratt

Mary K. Pratt is an award-winning freelance journalist and author based in Massachusetts. She has written a number of nonfiction books for middle and high school students. When she's not writing, Mary enjoys spending time with her family and engaging in outdoor pursuits, including running, snowboarding, and skiing.

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Searchlight Books ™ — What Can We Do about Pollution?

Pollution is a hot topic in the news. This real-life science series from Searchlight Books™ walks students through the causes and effects of pollution and explains how we can work together to help the environment. Elementary students will come away with a strong… View available downloads →