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Save the people! : halting human extinction  Cover Image Book Book

Save the people! : halting human extinction / Stacy McAnulty ; with art by Nicole Miles.

McAnulty, Stacy, (author.). Miles, Nicole, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780759553941
  • ISBN: 0759553947
  • Physical Description: ix, 247 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-239) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Earth : a very brief history -- Mass extinctions : the first four of five -- Mass extinctions, continued : the fifth one got the dinosaurs -- Homo sapiens : not the only humans -- DNA bottleneck : that time humans almost went extinct -- Asteroids : incominggggg! -- Supervolcanoes : the blast from below -- Disease : teeny tiny threats like bacteria and viruses -- Over population : we live here, we eat here-until we don't! -- War : the ultimate self-destruct button -- Sun : we're gonna need stronger SPF -- Outer space : supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, aliens -- Global warming : who turned up the heat? -- 1.5°C to 2° C : just a wee bit warmer -- We're doomed (JK, how to save the planet people).
Summary, etc.:
"A book for middle-school-aged children about previous extinctions and possible threats to humans, from volcanoes, to asteroids, to pollution and diseases"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 8-12 Little, Brown and Company.
Subject: Extinction (Biology) > Juvenile literature.
Mass extinctions > Juvenile literature.
Human beings > Effect of environment on > Juvenile literature.
Human beings > Effect of climate on > Juvenile literature.
Nature > Effect of human beings on > Juvenile literature.
Human beings > Extinction > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Carthage Public.


  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carthage Public Library J McAnulty, Stacy (Text) 34MO2001811468 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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