Written by Jennifer Swanson, this critically reviewed and award-winning book beautifully explains how every footprint, from the physical to the digital and the permanent to the fleeting, leaves a mark on the Earth telling a story of the past, the present, or the future. What type of imprint will YOU leave?
Journey around the world and experience through these vivid photographs how every being on the planet leaves an imprint, with their feet, their words, their actions. Whether human or animal, voices or activity, each mark has a purpose. To remind us of our history, give us a glimpse of our future, and maybe even inspire us to change the world.---from the publisher
40 pages 978-1478876045 Ages 7-10
Keywords: conservation, sustainability, environmental stewardship, role of the individual, power of the individual, science, STEM, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old
“Whether big or small, each of us is responsible for leaving a positive footprint on our planet. We can all do our part to create a more sustainable future through simple everyday habits and actions. "Footprints Across the Planet" thoughtfully tackles the very big job of teaching the next generation to love, nurture and explore our oceans and lands and the life teeming within them. Through the book, Jennifer Swanson is leaving her own mark on the world that will last for years to come, inspiring young children to adopt a strong sense of self-awareness when it comes to their personal impact on the world around them.” ― Fabien Cousteau, Aquanaut, Explorer and Founder, Executive and Board Member at Proteus Ocean Group Ltd.
AWARD WINNING | Eureka Silver 2022 11/22 & SLJ 2022 Science and Nature Books for Kids 12/22
IMPACTFUL | A must-read to inspire all ages of self-empowerment and global responsibility
GREAT FOR GIFT-GIVING | Perfect for the aspiring STEM activist in your life; those who want to change the world!
A CLASSROOM HIT | An easy way to begin the discussion of human impact on the environment, and a lesson on comparing and contrasting