Our World of Water
Children and Water Around the World
Author: Beatrice Hollyer
Wherever we live in this world—whether our country is rich or poor—water is vital to our survival on this planet. This book follows the daily lives of children in Peru,Mauritania, the United States, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Tajikistan, and explores what water means to them.Where does it come from? How do they use it?
With the growing threat of climate change affecting all our lives, this book invites discussion on the ways different countries and cultures value this most precious of our planet's natural resources.
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
In The News
“North American readers will come away with a greater appreciation for a substance they've likely not thought much about and the role it plays in children's lives across the globe.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Published in association with Oxfam, this nicely designed book describes the way children in six countries use water in their daily lives.” —Booklist