Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids

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Little Brown & Company, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Vivid, step-by-step illustrations and a fact-filled text follow five different types of garbage--aluminum, paper, glass, plastic, and polystyrene--and show how these discarded items can be recycled and converted into new products.

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User Review  - Megan Brooks - Goodreads

Gail Gibbon teaches children about recycling. This book can be incorporated into a science center about recycling. Read full review

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User Review  - Literacy Group - Goodreads

This book answers the question: where does trash go? It explains that there is so much garbage that we're running out of places to put it, which is why we should recycle to reduce landfills. Next it ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois, majoring in graphic design. Upon her graduation from college, Gibbons moved to New York City. Gibbons got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show and realized how much she loved working in that genre. She put forth an idea for a children's book which was immediately bought by a publisher. That book was called "Willie and His Wheel Wagon" and opened the door for Gibbons to become a full fledged children's author and illustrator. Gibbons has written and illustrated more than 100 non-fiction books for children.

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