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Old Enough to Save the Planet



Be inspired by twelve children from around the world stepping up to raise awareness against climate change. This informational picture book encourages students to look at their communities and act to make a difference. Learn more about the difference these activists are making through their work and the challenges they face. Students will be inspired by these young activists doing amazing things to save the planet.

General Assessment

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This informational picture book provides an excellent introduction to climate change activism. It offers the opportunity to discuss the role younger students can play to help make a difference. The storyline encourages students to get involved in climate activism and feel empowered to be part of the solution.

Relevant Grades and Subjects

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  • Grade 2
    • Step 2Relevant matches
    • English
    • Social Studies
  • Grade 3
    • Step 2Relevant matches
    • English
    • Social Studies
  • Grade 4
    • Step 2Relevant matches
    • English
    • Social Studies
  • Grade 5
    • Step 2Relevant matches
    • English
    • Social Studies

Themes Addressed

  • Air, Atmosphere & Climate (1)

    • Climate Change
  • Citizenship (2)

    • Community-Building and Participation
    • General Guide to Taking Action
  • Ecosystems (1)

    • Appreciating the Natural World
  • Land Use & Natural Resources (1)

    • Transportation
  • Waste Management (1)

    • Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Water (1)

    • Marine Environments