Part of the award-winning What Does It Mean to Be...? series, What Does It Mean to Be Green? explores how children can help protect the Earth's precious resources each and every day in an accessible and understandable way. 32-page hardcover picture book. Being green means... Turning off the water while you brush your teeth Only turning on the lights when you need them Picking up trash that isn't yours In this empowering book, a young boy and girl discover amazing facts (like how our food travels an average of 1,500 miles to be on our plate!) and explore all the different ways they—and we—can help protect the Earth's most precious resources to save the planet and live "green" lifestyles. What Does It Mean to Be Green? is a Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner for Children's Picture Book and was awarded The Santa Monica Public Library's Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, School-Age Nonfiction. The enhanced e-book edition also won the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Award.