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YA book for 11/12 year olds.

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1kimwalker
feb. 19, 2012, 7:41am

I am an EAL teacher looking for a book on environmental, climate change, or pollution themes interest level to suit age 11 or 12 year old but with a reading level lower than that.... probably around age 8, 9 (or 10 at a push).

2BookLizard
feb. 19, 2012, 10:40am

Hoot by Carl Hiassen.

3leahbird
feb. 19, 2012, 1:09pm

City of Ember is good. It doesn't directly deal with those issues, but it's about a city underground because the world above was too destroyed to continue living in. It's an pretty easy read but with a few little mysteries to solve that are interesting.

4araKnid
març 10, 2012, 7:28pm

5bookel
Editat: març 12, 2012, 1:56am

Sally Odgers, Kayak! (1992, 112 p.). Twins Luke and Mark Winwood are inseparable; that is, until Mark mysteriously vanishes while kayaking down the Bandinangi River. No one can find Mark, his kayak or any clue as to what may have happened to him. But would anyone believe what had happened to him? Hauled into the future by shrouded ghost people, Mark is charged with being a vandal - an environmental thug. In a society where even noise is considered a pollutant, Mark's crime of throwing away his plastic Freeze-Squeeze bag has condemned him to stern treatment by his captors. He is in real trouble - especially when they start testing him to see if he has intelligence...

Dr Seuss, The Lorax (63 p.) and Bill Peet, The Wump World have an environmental theme.

Colin Thiele, Landslide (1998). When a large company buys land in a small country town livelihoods are threatened by the company's plans to build a dam. The forces of nature take control however, and the disaster that follows may, in the long run, benefit the town. Includes the environmental effects of the dam and cotton industry on the valley (lack of water, pollution from sprays, etc.).

Audrey Coppard, Who Has Poisoned the Sea? (1972). What would you do if you were suddenly confronted by a boy who said he came from the future, and who had electronic gadgets attached to his head? And asked for your help in a desperate situation? This is what happened to Tim Dunwoodie. Percy, his accidental visitor from the 25th century, tells him that in Tim's day some unknown substance had been released into the Atlantic, slowly changing into a deadly poison. Vast areas of the oceans are being laid waste.

Mark Shirrefs, Tomorrow's End (The Girl From Tomorrow: Part II) (1991). The effect of pollution is seen in one of the future worlds.

Lilith Norman, The paddock (1992). Shows how one particular piece of land - the paddock - changes over the passage of time, from the beginning of the Earth to the coming of the dinosaurs, animals, man, cities, and beyond. This is a very well-done picture book I read recently.

6bookel
març 12, 2012, 2:07am

From WorldCat.org.

Joannie Beaudet, The climate masters
Toronto : Tundra Books, 2011.
Series: Adventures of Cosmo, the dodo bird.
Target Audience: For ages 8-11.
Description: 99 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.
"A mysterious and powerful device has been discovered by the inhabitants of the traveling planet. When they learn that it can control the climate, everyone wants to take charge. Before long, their hunger for power has created a planet-sized disaster. Will they ever be able to restore the peace and beauty of their environment? Cosmo has the answer ... or does he?"--Publisher.
Dodo -- Juvenile fiction.
Climatic changes -- Juvenile fiction.
Environmental disasters -- Prevention -- Juvenile fiction.
Dodo -- Fiction.
Robots -- Fiction.
Weather -- Fiction.
Climactic changes -- Fiction.
Dodos -- Fiction.
Climate change -- Fiction.

Pollution Search results for 'su:pollution' > 'Book' > 'Fiction' > 'English' > 'Juvenile'

7bookel
març 17, 2012, 2:17am

This one would be good.

Thea Stilton and the ice treasure (edition 2011)
(Thea being the sister of Geronimo Stilton).
The story talks about the environment, global warming, and melting of arctic ice. You also learn about Inuits and Alaska.

8yasemin.ykar8298
març 28, 2012, 11:22am

hi im new to this group but yea im 13 years old and i was wondering if you guys know some young adult girlie novels. With a bit of romance and everything. that would be most helpful. lol thank you!

9Marissa_Doyle
març 28, 2012, 12:29pm

What kind of stories do you like? Contemporary or paranormal or historical?

10pwaites
març 30, 2012, 8:02pm

First Light is about a secret town under the ice of Greenland. They are being threatened by climate change.

yasemin.ykar8298> Why don't you make a separate topic? You'd get more responses that way. I'll go ahead and recommend I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to kill You (It's one of the few things my 13 year old sister reads).

11rlmorgan51
juny 23, 2013, 9:34am

Aquest missatge ha estat marcat com abús per més d'un usuari i ja no es pot veure (mostra)
I'd like to invite everyone to check out my first YA Paranormal/Time Travel/First Kiss romance novel entitled "I Kissed a Ghost" Here is the link to the KINDLE edition once there you'll find the link for the paperback version.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CRQ9SC6

12Daniel13fife
oct. 5, 2015, 4:20pm

Aquest missatge ha estat marcat com abús per més d'un usuari i ja no es pot veure (mostra)
I would recommend Light & Dark: The Black Bonded, it just came out, but I would suggest reading the first book, Light & Dark: The Awakening of the Mageknight. I'm pretty sure it just became free as an ebook.