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Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk

by Sigmund Brouwer, illustrated by Dave Whamond

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school & education, environment, humorous stories
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list price: $6.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
published: May 2012
ISBN:9781554699292
Description

Meet Justine McKeen. She's the Queen of Green! She talks a little too much, bosses a little too much and tells the truth, just not all at once. She's trying to save the planet, one person at a time, and when she decides to get something done, it's a lot of fun. In Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk, the second book in the Justine McKeen series, Justine decides there are too many cars idling in front of her school. So she comes up with a solution that should help keep the air cleaner. But she soon discovers not many adults trust her crazy ideas.

About the Authors

Sigmund Brouwer

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Dave Whamond is an illustrator and cartoonist whose work bursts with energy and humor. His syndicated cartoon, Reality Check, can be found in newspapers around the world. Dave lives in Calgary, Alberta.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
7 to 9
Grade:
2 to 3
Reading age:
7 to 9
Awards
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books
Editorial Reviews

"Will elicit some chuckles...Playful black-and-white illustrations accompany the text. Notes for students provide advice on easy environmentally friendly activities...Amusing...[and] sure to appeal."

— Kirkus Reviews

"Illustrations by Dave Whamond, on the cover and with one in each chapter, add entertainment and understanding to this story. Brouwer's story gives young readers access to environmental language and issues like the walking school bus, recycling, reusing and the reasons why so many people are resistant to such ideas. Recommended."

— CM Magazine

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Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk (Orca Echoes)

In this second book in the Justine McKeen series, Justine decides that too many cars sit idling outside her school every day. So Justine plans to start a walking school bus to help create a greener environment at her school, but many adults don’t trust her crazy plans and ideas. How will Justine convince them to see things her way?

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. Spring, 2012.

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