Every Breath We Take [hc]
A Book About Air
By Maya Ajmera & Dominique Browning with a foreword by Julianne Moore
Clean air is essential for all living creatures- plants, animals, and people- to live healthy lives. Every Breath We Take is a positive, life-affirming look at clean air, with a subtle message about how air can be dirtied- and how it can be cleaned up.
Photographs of beautiful children around the world exploring air through touch, smell, sound, and sight underscore the importance of clean air to all life on earth. This is science that surrounds us.
The first step to cherishing something is recognizing its importance and understanding why it is necessary.
A portion of the proceeds from the sales of this book will be donated to Moms Clean Air Force, a national movement of over a half million moms, dads, and grandparents who are protecting the right of every child to breathe clean air. 32 pages
"Blending simple science concepts about the nature of air with pictures that bring it all home, this book will inspire readers to take care of this crucial, wonderful, ubiquitous element. Explanatory panels at the end provide supplementary information in an FAQ format." -Booklist (Kindergarten-Grade 2)
"The straightforward sentences explain basic concepts about air, such as its ability to carry sound. Every child can relate to the narrative and photos, but adults can use the supplementary information at the back of the book to further inform children about the causes and effects of air pollution with suggestions to improve or prevent additional air damage." -School Library Journal (Preschool-Grade 2)
March 8, 2016
AR Level=2.7; Lexile Level=510AD Adult-Directed Text