What’s It Like, Living Green? Press Release

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Kids Teaching Kids the Way to a Greener Planet

Just in time for Earth Day, children's author Jill Ammon Vanderwood is excited to introduce you to some very special families who live green and kids who really make a difference for the environment. In her new children's book, What's It Like, Living Green? Kids Teaching Kids, by the Way They Live, kids as young as four up to seventeen are making green choices every day--and so can you.


There is a lot of talk these days about living green, but does anyone really live that way? In this non-fiction book, What’s It Like, Living Green? Kids Teaching Kids, by the Way They Live, you will meet contributing authors who live green, such as Ryan Hreljac from Canada, who started Ryan’s Well Foundation, by providing clean water to a village school in Uganda, at the age of seven. Learn about green kids like Devon Green from Stewart, Florida who began Devon’s Heal the World Recycling at the age of five; she is now joined by her sister Jessica. Together they give their time and efforts to raise money for community causes. The students from St. Benedict’s School in Blue Island, IL, have made a commitment to live environmentally green lives. You will learn from families how to make green choices as simple as putting on a sweater rather than turning up the heat. Learn how easy it is to reduce, reuse and recycle, to create a healthy environment for the future.

This book is written for kids nine and up, with tips for families as well as school activities. A portion of the books proceeds will be donated to Edwin Watts Southwind (sustainable and accessible) Park and Erin’s Pavilion, in Springfield, IL, and Hibiscus Children’s Center, to help build a playground for abused and neglected children, in Jensen Beach, Florida.

Jill Ammon Vanderwood lives in West Valley City, Utah with her husband Bill. She is a mother and grandmother who wants to bring kids together to make a difference for the planet. Jill participated in the first Earth Day in Portland, Oregon. She is a public speaker, teaches workshops, and was the winner of the 2008 Writer of the Year Award, from the League of Utah Writers.

Other books by this author: Through the Rug (9-12) ISBN 978-1425910983; Through the Rug 2; Follow that Dog (9-12) ISBN 978-0979845543; and Stowaway: The San Francisco Adventures of Sara, the Pineapple Cat (4-8) ISBN 978-1440421013.

What’s It Like, Living Green? Kids Teaching Kids, by the Way They Live 
ISBN: 1-4392-2477-3 
EAN: 9781439224779 
Booksurge Publishing 
148 page paperback 
$14.99 suggested retail price

This book is available on Amazon.com and can be ordered through Baker and Taylor, Ingram’s or through your local retailer.

To contact the author or request a review copy, contact Jill Ammon Vanderwood

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