Green City

How One Community Survived a Tornado and Rebuilt for a Sustainable Future

Written by Allan Drummond

Greensburg, Kansas was hit hard by a tornado. It could have destroyed the town forever. Instead the town pulled together to rebuild. However, they decide to build it even better. It needed to be stronger so a tornado could never destroy it again. However, they also decided to build it green. That meant that they would use recycled materials to build. However, it also would mean that the town would have to be self-supporting with things like electricity, etc.

Review by Jodie Uriarte, Copper Hills Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: 3rd – 12th Grade

Green City
Written by Allan Drummond
Farrar Straus Giroux
40 pages
Release Date: March 15, 2016
A review copy was provided by the publisher.

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3 thoughts on “Green City”

  1. My youngest daughter got this book at the Beehive Award dinner and I’m really excited to read it with her this weekend. Thanks for the great review!

  2. I love books that make students aware of the world around them and how we can make it a better place. Thanks for your review.

  3. It’s always great to read about people coming together, solving problems, and making the world a better place. Thanks for the great review. I will keep this book in mind for Earth Day next year!

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