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Recycling Day An empty lot slowly becomes a dump in this picture book examination of recycling, leading to a crew of rats moving in and bullying the local insects Just when the bugs are at the end of their rope, something exciting happens the local humans announce a recycling day On the big day, the children clean up all the trash, and sort it into various categories to be recycled, answering the bugs questions about the process in the meantime When it is finally clean, a community garden is planted, and An empty lot slowly becomes a dump in this picture book examination of recycling, leading to a crew of rats moving in and bullying the local insects Just when the bugs are at the end of their rope, something exciting happens the local humans announce a recycling day On the big day, the children clean up all the trash, and sort it into various categories to be recycled, answering the bugs questions about the process in the meantime When it is finally clean, a community garden is planted, and the insects have a beautiful new homeBoth fiction and non fiction, author illustrator Edward Miller s Recycling Day pairs an entertaining tale about insects, rats and humans with informational sidebars givingdetails about the creation and recycling process of various categories of trash glass, metal, plastic, paper, and compost Additional sidebars give facts and figures about energy savings that might result from recycling various items, as well as the rate that Americans and other peoples consume those items Recommended to anyone looking for picture books about recycling and composting in particular, and environmental stewardship in general I really like this book It would be great for individual reading, at a middle elementary level It s not best suited for a read aloud because it features some diagrams which explain the recycling process, which simply doesn t translate well when read aloud. Teaching recycling is a challenge It s not that the subject isn t interesting, it s that books about it tend to be dry as dust This book, however, is an exception and teachers will rejoice in the difference A vacant lot has gathered litter, which is not too bad for the worms and ants and grasshoppers When the litter turns into bigger and bigger piles of junk, however, rats move in and everyone is in danger A neighborhood clean up project recycles the recyclable, and throws away what s left, Teaching recycling is a challenge It s not that the subject isn t interesting, it s that books about it tend to be dry as dust This book, however, is an exception and teachers will rejoice in the difference A vacant lot has gathered litter, which is not too bad for the worms and ants and grasshoppers When the litter turns into bigger and bigger piles of junk, however, rats move in and everyone is in danger A neighborhood clean up project recycles the recyclable, and throws away what s left, leaving a better home for the insects and sending the rats on their way to the dump As the gently humorous story unfolds fact boxes provide information about plastic, glass, and paper recycling Additional Think Green boxes introducevaluable information Safety tips, and bright digital illustrations round out the package This is exactly what primary teachers are looking for, in introducing an important topic It s such a great children s book that gives a fictional story a great lesson I like how the book starts off , it can easily grab the child s attention and throughout the story, the child learns how important it is to recycle I read this for my development of children s literacy class and I m glad I did Even as an adult I have learned a few things about recycling I didn t know Children recycle the trash in a vacant lot and create a new home for a group of bugs The bugs were enjoying living in the trash until people added so much litter that mean rats decided to move in and take over the lot Local children hold a recycling day to turn the lot in to a community garden The bugs help and learn all about recycling along the way The bugs ask questions about recycling different types of materials The story features educational information regarding glass, paper, metal a Children recycle the trash in a vacant lot and create a new home for a group of bugs The bugs were enjoying living in the trash until people added so much litter that mean rats decided to move in and take over the lot Local children hold a recycling day to turn the lot in to a community garden The bugs help and learn all about recycling along the way The bugs ask questions about recycling different types of materials The story features educational information regarding glass, paper, metal and plastic recycling Yellow octagons stand out on several pages and offer safety tips for children when recycling Recycling material life cycles are featured for each new material in a green rectangle Think Green tip boxes are also featured for each material An additional two page Think Green informational section is included at the end of the book The two page spread includes information on other things kids can recycle and a note on dumps and littering This 32 page book would be a great addition to a picture book collection at a school or public library This book is full of information about recycling and how it works It shows how each type of material is recycled, the effects on the environment, what not to recycle, and muchThe story is told in a way children can understand and I think it would be a good way to promote recycling in a way that makes sense. Recycling Day is about volunteers coming together to help clean out an old empty lot in their neighborhood, and is told through the perspective of a group of bugs that are bullied by some not so nice rats I really liked the layout out of this book First off, I noticed that this book could be used for a few age groups The story is told in simple, easy to read sentences with colorful and diverse accompanying pictures On the other hand, once the volunteers get into the recycling, there are b Recycling Day is about volunteers coming together to help clean out an old empty lot in their neighborhood, and is told through the perspective of a group of bugs that are bullied by some not so nice rats I really liked the layout out of this book First off, I noticed that this book could be used for a few age groups The story is told in simple, easy to read sentences with colorful and diverse accompanying pictures On the other hand, once the volunteers get into the recycling, there are boxes that further explain that process of recycling and some statistical data And, to top it off, at the end there was a page explaining what else could be recycled that wasn t mentioned in the story Overall, I really enjoyed this book The only thing that kept me from giving it a full 5 star rating was the fact that I wished the author had included some additional references to research for kids Since some of the boxes are geared toward an older audience, I was hoping there would be a page with maybe some books or websites for how kids could get involved in thinking green themselves Included here are tips on recycling electronics and making items such as fabrics, books, and toys available for reuse Facts about how much trash Americans produce and how that can be changed are included in this zippy introduction to reducing waste This is a great little book combining a cute fiction story with fact boxes about recycling and the resources the habit can save A fly, grasshopper, ant family, and a worm live in a vacant lot The lot gradually fills up with trash and then the rats come and take over The original owners are thrilled when people come to clean up and trash and that is when the recycling lessons come in The ant family lives in a bottle, so we learn about glass recycling The grasshopper lives in a cardboard bo This is a great little book combining a cute fiction story with fact boxes about recycling and the resources the habit can save A fly, grasshopper, ant family, and a worm live in a vacant lot The lot gradually fills up with trash and then the rats come and take over The original owners are thrilled when people come to clean up and trash and that is when the recycling lessons come in The ant family lives in a bottle, so we learn about glass recycling The grasshopper lives in a cardboard box, so we learn about paper recycling The fly lives in a soda can, so we learn about metal recycling The worm helps us learn about composting There are even boxes that tell what not to recycle I love the flexibility of this book I would use it with all ages due to the differing types of text This book is filled with recycling facts and helpful tips Miller does an amazing job of blending fiction and nonfiction The children in the story are working together to clean up a vacant lot and although the story is fiction it could easily spark personal narrative writing ideas Don t forget to read the illustrations The facial expression on the insects and rats make their personalities come to life They are also beneficial when teaching students to infer feelings.Finally this is a perfe This book is filled with recycling facts and helpful tips Miller does an amazing job of blending fiction and nonfiction The children in the story are working together to clean up a vacant lot and although the story is fiction it could easily spark personal narrative writing ideas Don t forget to read the illustrations The facial expression on the insects and rats make their personalities come to life They are also beneficial when teaching students to infer feelings.Finally this is a perfect book to read on Earth Day and the message that children working together can make a difference is ideal for young children

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