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When the world runs dry : Earth's water in crisis / Nancy F. Castaldo.

Summary:

"A narrative nonfiction account of the worldwide water crisis, explaining what's happening to the world's water supply, from industrial pollution to harmful algal blooms, and what kids can do about it"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616209711
  • ISBN: 1616209712
  • Physical Description: xxii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-180) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
You just turn on the faucet, right? -- Getting the lead out - water infrastructure problems -- From chemicals to coal - industrial pollution -- Pipelines and protests - fracking contamination -- Farm to water - agricultural pollution -- When the water runs red - harmful algal blooms (HABs) and red tides -- Drugs in the water - pharmaceuticals and accidental pollution -- Dry wells and day zero - water supply issues -- Hell or high water - flooding and sea level rise -- Conflict and cooperation - how water stress affects nations -- From desalination to reclamation - potential solutions and action -- How you can make a difference.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-12. Algonquin Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Algonquin Young Readers.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Water-supply > Juvenile literature.
Water > Pollution > Juvenile literature.
Water quality > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Creative nonfiction.

Available copies

  • 13 of 13 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library J363.739 C (Text) 39493110052471 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -


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