Item description for Wind the World Over by Irene Boland...
Go on a windy adventure as two children visit ancient Persia, Imperial China, Medieval Europe, and rural America for first-hand views of wind power in its various forms throughout human history. From grain-grinding to water-pumping, this informative guide ultimately blows our adventurers into modern-day Texas, where shiny new wind turbines are being constructed to make clean, renewable electricity for our homes and businesses.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 7.1" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
Publisher Bright Sky Press
ISBN 1931721947 ISBN13 9781931721943
Reviews - What do customers think about Wind the World Over?
Excellent environmental adventure for children Jul 15, 2007
A charming and delightful adventure for kids that meshes magical transport across the globe and through diverse cultures to explore wind power. An elegant way of illustrating sustainable energy uses without being overly didactic.
A fascinating introduction to this remarkable alternative energy source Jul 10, 2007
Environmental science experts Irene Boland and Vanessa Kellogg present Wind the World Over, a simple book for middle-school readers about the amazing history of wind power. Following two children as they visit ancient Persia, Imperial China, medieval Europe, and rural America for an up-close and personal look at wind power throughout history, Wind the World Over is a fascinating introduction to this remarkable alternative energy source. Black-and-white illustrations intersperse this simple and lively chronicle recommended for middle school library shelves.