Inspire young activists with stories about 50 inspiring and extraordinary environmental crusaders working to save our planet.
Kids across the globe will be moved by the passion of these amazing eco-warriors who have dedicated their lives to making our world a better place. Alongside dynamic illustrations and entertaining biographical information, you'll find practical tips that anyone can do to help save the earth. Every one of us can make a difference, and, together as an Earth Squad, we can change the world.
Meet the Earth Squad: Will Allen Anohni Yann Arthus-Bertrand Inka Saara Arttijeff David Attenborough Precious Brady-Davis Erin Brockovich Vicki Buck Rachel Carson Yvon Chouinard Opha Pauline Dube Lamya Essemlali Christiana Figueres Eileen Fisher Eunice Newton Foote Wan Gang Al Gore James Hansen Vanessa Hauc Hilda Heine Chai Jing Alexandra Koroleva Winona LaDuke Dr. Phil Landrigan Annie Leonard Wangari Maathai Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Gina McCarthy William McDonough Bill McKibben Angela Merkel Charles Moore Margaret "Mardy" Murie Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gabriel Orozco Carlo Petrini Mark Ruffalo Pete Seeger Peggy Shepard Vandana Shiva Marina Silva Sandra Steingraber David Suzuki Greta Thunberg Sarah Toumi The Trimates Alexandria Villaseñor Alice Waters Charles Windsor Ken Yeang
About the Author
Alexandra Zissu is a writer, editor, and content consultant. As a journalist, she has written extensively about food, chefs, fashion, trends, pregnancy, parenting, and especially green living for The New York Times, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Bon Appétit, Health, New York, Vogue, Self, Refinery29, and Time Out New York, among other publications. A native New Yorker, she now lives in the Hudson Valley with her family to be close to the farms that feed them.
Nhung Lê was born and raised in Hanoi, Vietnam and formerly based in Brooklyn. Her work has been published in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Eater, Stylist Magazine, and more. She is currently enjoying the sun in Sydney, Australia.
Although the profiles are meant to pique curiosity, their real strength is in their breadth and diversity… For browsers, reluctant readers, and budding environmentalists alike.—Booklist
[A] good introduction to inspire readers new to the cause.—Kirkus Reviews
Highly recommended for any library, particularly in communities where climate science is especially relevant. Budding environmental activists will be inspired to take action.—School Library Journal