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 Green farming (A True Book: A Green Future)
 Author: Johnson, Daniel

 Publisher:  Children's Press (2024)

 Dewey: 338.1
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 48 p., col. ill., 22 cm

 BTSB No: 493767 ISBN: 9781339020877
 Ages: 8-10 Grades: 3-5

 Sustainable agriculture
 Agriculture -- Environmental aspects
 Food industry -- Environmental aspects

Price: $6.55

Thanks to the development of agriculture, our Earth can feed the almost 8 billion people that call it home. We have learned how to use alternative energies like solar and wind power to run our farms. We have also learned how to use the land and the animals on it in a more environmentally friendly way.

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Johnson, Samantha

   School Library Journal (04/01/24)

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School Library Journal - 04/01/2024 Gr 4–6—This series paints a hopeful picture of the future, exploring engineering advancements in farming, construction, transportation, and energy crucial for achieving environmental goals. Dramatic images contrast traditional practices with sustainable alternatives. Readers delve into natural alternatives to pesticides and herbicides, different types of renewable energy, and the problems caused by lithium batteries in electric cars. The authors candidly address barriers, including cost considerations. Throughout, timelines, diagrams, and striking photos enhance understanding, with Green Homes showcasing how eco-friendly construction yields stunning structures. Each book opens with true or false statements, providing answers at the end. Actionable steps are presented, from composting to energy conservation. The back matter includes insightful statistics, additional resources, a glossary, and an index. VERDICT A comprehensive and hopeful exploration of a greener future. - Copyright 2024 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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