Heroes of the Environment
Harriet Rohmer is the founder and former publisher/executive director of Children's Book Press, the award-winning publisher of bilingual and multicultural picture books. Her books have won over 100 major awards and many have become classics, including artist Carmen Lomas Garza's Family Pictures/Cuadros de familia. She lives in San Francisco.
Julie McLaughlin is an illustrator living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
"The mantra of the environmental movement is "think globally, act locally," and this book offers examples of local heroes who are helping to save the planet....Stories come from all across America and include a diverse group of men and women, making this volume of interest to a broad audience."
—School Library Journal
"This little book packs a big punch..."
—Sierra Club's The Green Life Blog
"The powerful mix of personal stories with crucial environmental and social issues will be a call to action for young readers, who will want to move on to the final section: How You Can Get Involved."
"...provides plenty of encouragement for concerned young readers."