Sandy's Incredible Shrinking Footprint-ebook

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Sandy and her dog Pepper are taking a walk on the beach when they come across a pile of garbage left by people who were having a bonfire. Along comes an old woman whom Sandy knows as “the garbage lady". Sandy soon realizes that she is friendly, and she teaches Sandy about her eco footprint and the responsibility she has to shrink it.

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Publication Date: March 1, 2010

Reading Age: 6 - 8

Product Format: E-book – EPUB

Pages: 24

ISBN: 978-1-926920-60-3

About the Author

Femida Handy

Femida Handy, a professor of Environmental Studies, began using the term “ecological footprint” in the 1990s. She realized how easily the idea could be taught to children after making up stories for her own children using the idea of footprints on the beach. She is both a professor at York University and at the University of Pennsylvania.
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About the Author

Carole Carpenter

Carole Carpenter established the world’s first Children’s Studies program in 2006 at York University in Toronto. The program aims to teach people how to listen to children, to learn from them and to work in their best interests. Carole continues as a professor and coordinator of the pioneering program in Toronto, where she makes her home.
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