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Earth Then and Now: Amazing images of Our Changing World
Add to Bag. In a lively narrative underscored by captivating watercolor art, Gaines reveals the straightforward process she and her family have undertaken to maintain a successful backyard garden. Her humorous, unassuming style is as irresistible in narrative form as it is on TV, and provides the perfect welcome to spring! Seeds Move! Seeds might seem inert, but in fact engage in all kinds of maneuvers to get themselves planted in a good spot. Her neighbor Miss Rosa helps Marcy clean up the lot and plant seeds, and soon people on the street are coming to help. Even the cranky Old Man Hammer warms up to the new changes.
All rights reserved. When Earth Day was first created in , it rode the coattails of a decade filled with social activism. Voting rights were strengthened, civil rights were outlined, and women were demanding equal treatment. Fast forward 48 years and what started as a grassroots movement has exploded into an international day of attention and activism dedicated to preserving the environment. Across the globe, millions of people take part in Earth Day.
Earth Then and Now records the dramatic way our planet has changed over the past century. On one page is a specific part of the world as it was 10, 50 or even years ago. On the facing page is the same place as it looks today. Each stark visual comparison tells a compelling story -- a melting glacier, an expanding desert, an encroaching cityscape, a natural disaster. Concise captions explain the facts and then allow the reader to draw personal conclusions. Anyone concerned about the environment will enjoy and appreciate Earth Then and Now.