When the world gets warmer -- Rising sea levels -- Shrinking forests -- More cities, bigger cities -- Melting ice -- What is happening to our wildlife? -- Extreme weather events -- Oceans of plastic -- Deserts and dry land -- The air that we breathe -- Corals in crisis -- Feeding the world -- What's that in the water? -- Fire! -- Too much trash -- Spread the word! -- Get involved!
"This accessible guide for children details how humans have thrown the planet off-balance and ways we can work to create a healthier world. Encouraging and easily digestible, this illustrated nonfiction guide introduces children ages eight to twelve to the important topic of climate change with tips on "How You Can Help" and citizen scientist activities. Filled with engaging big ideas that will inspire children to think about their role in keeping our world healthy, Our World Out of Balance details how humans have thrown the planet off-balance and ways we can work together to be part of the solution and create a healthier world"-- Provided by publisher.