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The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge

by Joanna Cole
Illustrated by Bruce Degen

Published by Scholastic Press, 2010
37 pages
ISBN: 978𢠧90108263

Ages 7 - 10

Ms. Frizzle and her class are at it again, this time studying climate change. In order to prepare for a play they will be performing on global warming, the students climb aboard the Magic School Bus and embark on a classic Frizzle field trip, defying the boundaries of space and time in the name of learning. The Friz and her students venture to the Arctic to witness glacial melting, move south to understand the causes of climate change, and finally visit places where people are using alternative forms of energy. The students then research initiatives to counter global warming, briefly examining the pros and cons of each. By providing basic and relevant information on the topic, author Joanna Cole successfully describes global warming in a child杅riendly, accessible way. Paired with Bruce Degen抯 familiar artwork梚ncluding dialogue bubbles, paneling, and handwritten student reports梩his addition to the 揗agic School Bus series is a terrific overview of climate change and its implications for the future.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


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