Bag in the Wind Challenges Older Children to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Posted on January 31st, 2011 by Carolyn Hart in Go Green! Help Children Learn About Caring for Our Environment

Storytime Standouts writes about Bag in the Wind, a picture book with an important environmental messageBag in the Wind written by Ted Kooser and illustrated by Barry Root
Picture book for older readers published by Candlewick Press





Best suited to children in elementary school, Bag in the Wind is a thought-provoking story about an empty plastic bag. Although still usable, it has been discarded. It is subsequently unearthed at a landfill and is blown back into a world of plants, animals and people.

Beautifully written and illustrated it is a picture book that will challenge older readers to think about ways to reuse resources.
Bag in the Wind at Amazon.com

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