Buried Sunlight: How Fossil Fuels Have Changed the Earth

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Buried Sunlight: How Fossil Fuels Have Changed the Earth

by Molly Bang, Penny Chisholm

Illustrations by Molly Bang

Part of a Series: Sunlight.

First Release:

December 2014

ISBN: 9780545577854

Humans’ rapid use of fossil fuels—stored energy from plant matter that has been “squashed” underground for millions of years—has made one thing certain: Earth will change. Extensive notes about topics in the book. Full-color illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780545577854
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Blue Sky
    Page Count: 48
    Authors: Molly Bang, Penny Chisholm
    Dewey Classification: 333.8/2
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.9, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.6, Points: 2
    Lexile: Level: NC860L
    Awards & Honors: Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; Booklist 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Science & Health; Booklist Editors’ Choice 2014, Nonfiction, Young Readers; Booklist Lasting Connections 2014, Science; New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Nonfiction; 2015 Green Earth Book Award Shortlist, Picture Book; Booklist 2015 Top 10 Books for Youth, Sustainability; Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Nonfiction
    Genre: Nonfic
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