Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines by Paul Fleishchman
(ages 13 and up)
Human ingenuity over the past 250 years has brought lifestyle changes including cheap prices, fast food, and cars. The downsides were not immediately visible, but now they are. This books explains how vested interests and attitude of denial have led to the downsides which were not so visible before. The book helps us to comprehend our 21st century.