This book provides an exciting combination of fact and fiction to engage children and help them understand the significance of the Gulf Coast oil spill. The Gulf Coast Oil Spill: Poor Little Pelican + A Kid Reports Photo-documentary includes a glossary, information about related careers, and ways children can help. A timely resource for parents, teachers and kids. This book will help kids understand how and why the oil spill happened, mistakes that were made and how a similar occurrence can be avoided in the future. Kids have questions and deserve answers-this book provides them!