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Eyes wide open : going behind the environmental headlines, Paul Fleischman

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Eyes wide open : going behind the environmental headlines
Title
Eyes wide open
Title remainder
going behind the environmental headlines
Statement of responsibility
Paul Fleischman
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"We're living in an aha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never seen before. The downsides weren't visible for centuries, but now they are. Suddenly everything needs rethinking - suburbs, cars, fast food, cheap prices. It's a changed world. This book explains it. Using politics, psychology, and history for attitude, Eyes Wide Open shows how to see the principles driving events and attitudes, from vested interests to denial to big-country syndrome. Here's the briefing you need to comprehend the twenty-first century"--Page [4] of cover
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Title
Eyes wide open
Creator
Summary
A summary of today's environmental challenges also counsels teens on how to decode conflicting information, explaining the role of vested interests while identifying the sources behind different opinions, helping teens make informed choices
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2014
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2014
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10352279
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
363.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Age 14 and up
LC call number
TD170.15
LC item number
.F54 2014
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1080
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
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True
Target audience
adolescent
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going behind the environmental headlines
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going behind the environmental headlines
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Paul Fleischman
Eyes wide open : going behind the environmental headlines, Paul Fleischman
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Eyes wide open : going behind the environmental headlines, Paul Fleischman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 176-179), filmography (page 180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Noticing. Optical illusions ; The essentials ; My town/your town -- Perception. Vested interests ; Common sense ; Out of sight ; In the now ; Backstory : The oil embargo -- Defense mechanisms. Denial ; Projection ; Regression -- Systems. Democracy ; Capitalism ; Backstory: Ozone -- Attitudes. Science to the rescue ; Never retreat ; No limits ; Losing control ; Backstory: Kyoto -- Eyes abroad and ahead. Conflict ; Chindia ; Fixes ; Coming soon
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
203 pages
Isbn
9780763671020
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013953458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat24
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn869527036
  • (OCoLC)869527036
  • 1231726

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