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Beschreibung des Verlags

A compelling, kid-friendly, and visually appealing erosion story. – Kirkus review

2021 Notable Social Studies Trade Book list


When the dust storms of the 1930s threatened to destroy U.S. farming and agriculture, Hugh Bennett knew what to do. For decades, he had studied the soils in every state, creating maps showing soil composition nationwide. He knew what should be grown in each area, and how to manage the land to conserve the soil. He knew what to do for weathering and erosion.

To do that, he needed the government’s help. But how do you convince politicians that the soil needs help?

Hugh Bennett knew what to do. He waited for the wind.

This is the exciting story of a soil scientist confronting politicians to encourage them to pass a law to protect the land, the soil. When the U.S. Congress passed a law establishing the Soil Conservation Service, it was the first government agency in the world dedicated to protecting the land, to protecting the Earth. 

Read this amazing story of an unchronicled early environmentalist, Hugh Bennett, the founder of the NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service).


MOMENTS IN SCIENCE COLLECTION

This exciting series focuses on small moments in science that made a difference. 


• BURN: Michael Faraday’s Candle
• CLANG! Ernst Chladni’s Sound Experiments (2019 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book)
• POLLEN: Darwin’s 130 Year Prediction (Junior Library Guild selection, Starred Kirkus Review. 2020 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book)
• ECLIPSE: How the 1919 Eclipse Proved Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity 
• EROSION: How Hugh Bennett saved America’s Soil and Ended the Dust Bowl
• A.I. How Patterns Helped A.I. Defeat World Champion Lee Sedol (June, 2021)

The first four books will be translated into Chinese. The six-book series will be translated into Korean.

GENRE
Kinder
ERSCHIENEN
2021
16. Juni
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
32
Seiten
VERLAG
Mims House
GRÖSSE
2.6
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