Prime Our House Is on Fire: Greta Thunberg's Call to Save the Planet (English Edition) – Entrecielos.co

From acclaimed picture book creator Jeanette Winter comes the urgent and powerful story of Greta Thunberg, the sixteen year old climate activist who has sparked a worldwide student movement and is demanding action from world leaders who refuse to address climate change I dont want you to be hopeful I want you to panicI want you to act as if our house is on fire Because it is When she was fifteen years old, Greta Thunbergs teacher explained to her class that our climate is changingthe earth is getting warmer, the polar ice caps are melting, and life on earth is threatened Greta was devastated What could she do If the grown ups werent doing enough to save the planet, Greta would have to demand change herself So she went on strike, skipping school every Friday to sit outside of the Swedish Parliament building with a sign that read School Strike for Climate At first, Greta was the only one But gradually,andstudents joined her, until her lone protest had sparked a worldwide student movement for action on climate change Now, a year later, Greta is speaking to audiences of world leaders at important meetings like the United Nations Climate Conference and the World Economic Forum She is leading the conversation on climate change and sparking worldwide conversation on how to save our planet Greta is showing everyone that even the smallest person can make a big difference, and this picture book informs and inspires young readers who are beginning to learn about the world around themJeanette Winter is a celebrated picture book creator whose acclaimed works include Diego Oil and The Secret Project, all written by Jonah Winter, and her own Sisters Venus Serena Williams The World Is Not a Rectangle A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid Nanuk the Ice Bear Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan Two Stories of Bravery Henris Scissors Biblioburro A True Story from Colombia Nasreens Secret School A True Story from Afghanistan and The Librarian of Basra A True Story from Iraq


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