Children's LiteratureThe book begins with background on the atmosphere, pollution, depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain, destruction of many forms of life, global warming, historical disasters, and what can be done to stop any further damage. This book uses graphs, and maps to explain the information. In addition, there are many pictures of environmental damage. The text for each topic is condensed for the reader. This book would be a great introduction to the environmental problems. This book makes a good reference and research tool for the elementary student. The book includes a "fact file" and glossary. 2005, Aladdin Books Ltd, and Ages 8 to 12.