Making a Difference: The Changing the World Handbook

Overview

Confused about your carbon footprint?
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (4) from $2.96   
  • New (1) from $21.75   
  • Used (3) from $2.96   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$21.75
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(16)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
New York, New York, U.S.A. 2009 Hardbacjk New New hardback.

Ships from: Gardiner, OR

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Note: Visit our Teens Store.
Sending request ...

Overview

Confused about your carbon footprint?
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Kristy Lyn Sutorius
The "Really Useful Handbook" series would not be complete without a book that encouraging teens to go green. This one covers it all—ethical grocery shopping, the carbon footprint, volunteerism, composting, and more. The glossary explains more confusing terms, and a list of links for further information guides readers to purveyors of organic chocolate, eco-friendly clothing, and the like. We can only hope kids will consider the food miles when buying from these recommended retailers. The most important message of the book is not about conforming oneself to a new practice or ideology, but a balance of Gandhi's "Be the change" philosophy and "doing what you can—without changing who you are." Cronin's tone is refreshing and challenging, informative, and encouraging all at once. The "Really Useful Handbook" series as a whole focuses on educating tweens and teens about various subjects—from the economy to taking care of one's body and from when a kiss is imminent to saving water. With layouts similar to a magazine, the book leads readers to familiar sights like quizzes and do's and don't's lists. Best for the teen just getting into the environmental cause, as it is a great first step, this book is recommended for small and large libraries. Reviewer: Kristy Lyn Sutorius
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780778743903
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/15/2009
  • Series: Really Useful Handbooks , #4
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 10 - 15 Years
  • Lexile: IG940L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

chapter 1

introduction 4

quiz: are you naturally green? 6

chapter 2 the big issues

carbon footprint 8

recycling 10

the really good garbage quiz 12

saving energy and water 14

transport: getting there 16

chapter 3 take action

volunteering 18

it's for charity 20

making your voice heard 22

the future's green 24

chapter 4 food

home-grown talent 26

ethical food shopping 28

choc horror! 30

fast food 32

animal products 34

chapter 5 lifestyle

eco fashion 36

the celeb trend that saves the world 38

the hidden cost of looking good 40

green party 42

glossary 44

further information 46

index 48

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)