Our Green City

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$18.99  $17.66
Kids Can Press
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8.1 X 11.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author
Tanya Lloyd Kyi is the author of more than twenty-five books for children and adults, including This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes, Under Pressure and Mya's Strategy to Save the World. Tanya lives with her husband and two teenagers in Vancouver, British Columbia. Colleen Larmour is a picture-book maker from Northern Ireland, where she lives with her family. She studied at Liverpool School of Art and Design and on the master's course in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Colleen has illustrated several books including Our Green City (Kids Can Press) and Making Friends (Walker Books).
A must-read primer for change.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review (Praise for This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes)
A worthwhile purchase ... that will help readers recognize, understand, and eradicate stereotypes.--School Library Journal (Praise for This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes)
Alongside Drew Shannon's colourful illustrations [Lloyd Kyi] encapsulates key sociological and scientific research on racism and stereotyping.--New York Times (Praise for This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes)
Overall, a light, positive take on urban community and sustainability.--Booklist
Exemplifying urban diversity and ecological harmony, this city will garner return visits from green-keen readers.--Kirkus Reviews
A great guide for all shelves, and a recommended purchase.--School Library Journal
... this book may just inspire town planners and architects of the future.--The Irish Independent Newspaper
In a sense ... it is not just a book about sustainable development but also about community-building and communal responsibility.--CM Magazine