Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Earth Friendly Buildings, Bridges, and More by Etta Kaner -ESSENTIAL

Kaner, Etta and illustrated by MacEachern, Stephen Earth Friendly Buildings, Bridges, and More 64 pgs. Kids Can Press, Ltd, 2012. $15.39.  (Rating: G).
Told from the point of view of a 12year old Corry, this book is her scrapbook of buildings, dams, bridges, and more. There is an eco-friendly focus, lots of information, jokes, and experiments. The roles of different types of engineers, planners, and architects are discussed.
A must have for your school library. This book does a great job of explaining engineering in basic terms, while skillfully mixing in a story, characters, and fun. There are fun illustrations, and tons of color pictures. Its informative and entertaining.
ELEMENTARY– ESSENTIAL Reviewer: Stephanie MLS graduate & Author.

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