Watch Out, World--Rosy Cole is Going Green

Rosy Cole

Sheila Greenwald

Melanie Kroupa Books

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Rosy Cole is thrilled when Mrs. Oliphant selects her idea, “Nature’s Gifts,” as one of the themes for the school’s fall fair. Rosy’s team will be gathering rocks, shells, and sea-glass, and with a little bit of paint, they’ll turn natural history into works of art. Now that’s what Rosy calls imagination!

But Rosy’s imagination gets the better of her when she decides to babysit a friend’ composting worms. With thousands of wigglers to take care of, things get more than a little messy. How will Rosy ever get out of this one?

Watch Out, World--Rosy Cole is Going Green is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Nature’s Gifts
In the middle of the first week of school, Mrs. Oliphant reminded us of the date and theme of Miss Read’s School Fall Fair. “This year the fair hopes to raise enough money to plant trees in the yard and buy energy- saving lightbulbs for the entire school,” she said. “Our class has been assigned four different booths to sell green- themed products. Let’s come up with some great ideas.”
Natalie Pringle raised her hand. “I can bring two dozen copies of the new DVD Captain Nature,” she called out.

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Praise for Watch Out, World--Rosy Cole is Going Green

This book is lots of fun, and will also impart some ‘green’ wisdom along the way….” Library Media Connection


"The story incorporates science into an entertaining early chapter book that has a lively writing style. . . . Rosy retains her charm and spirit, and kids will relate to her dilemmas." School Library Journal

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Sheila Greenwald

Sheila Greenwald’s Rosy Cole books have been delighting readers for more than twenty years. She lives in New York City.

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Watch Out, World--Rosy Cole is Going Green
Sheila Greenwald

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Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, CA Green Prize Award Youth Winner, CPL: Chicago Public Library Best of the Best

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Melanie Kroupa Books
May 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429996532
ISBN10: 1429996536
Chapter Book112 pages
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5
$9.99

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Hardcover
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Melanie Kroupa Books
March 2010
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780374362805
ISBN10: 0374362807
Chapter Book
5 1/8 x 7 5/8 inches, 112 pages, Includes line drawings throughout
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5 Information for Librarians

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AR Quiz Number: 137269
AR Book Level: 4.8
AR Points: 10

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