This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Rosie Malezer for Readers' Favorite
Earth’s Changing Climate is an interactive resource book written by Judith Hubbard. Beginning with Earth’s creation, pictures are shown of how the planet may have looked many millions of years ago. As Earth burned or froze over the ages, its inhabitants changed with it. Fossils are shown of giant insects which had transformed and adjusted to the different levels of oxygen in the atmosphere. Almost all life forms then died out after an asteroid struck Earth, blocking out the sun, killing off plant life and taking life-giving oxygen with it. It would be millions of years, following that moment, where life would become what it is today. Many people do not realize that the planets also affect each other, with the most noticeable being the Sun and the Moon, bringing forth our seasons, changes to the tide, the amount of life in the sea and on land, the heat and the fires which destroy life, but then rebirthing it from the ashes, like that of the phoenix.
Judith Hubbard discusses not only the seasons and the weather, but also what climate means. Different plant and animal life depend on each other to survive, with a delicate balance sustaining us. Throughout the book, many questions are asked of the reader, forcing them to think about and analyze the world in which they live, as well as the town, city or street in which they live. It asks the reader if they think they could survive the next ice age, or whether living alongside dinosaurs would be ideal or sustainable. With both pictures and facts presented, giving the reader a chance to seriously consider each question presented, Earth’s Changing Climate paints a scary and bleak future for life on Earth unless we can return the balance needed between plant, human and the elements of nature.
I found it to be quite an eye-opener, bringing to light the slow death of our planet unless changes are made. This book would not only be ideal for children, but for all readers, especially those who reject the idea of climate change, preferring to believe that life on Earth has been, and always will be a constant. Absolutely outstanding in research and presentation. I look forward to adding this book to my home library, and heartily recommend that homes around the globe do the same, for the sake of future generations.