Black Gold: The Story of Oil in our lives – Albert Marrin, Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Genre: Non-Fiction science, history and social science
What did you like about the book? A complete history of oil is presented from its appearance in ancient times to its dominance as a world resource today.
To whom would you recommend this book? To Middle and High schoolers looking for report information or just curiosity about black gold.
Who should buy this book? Middle schools, high schools, small and large libraries
Where would you shelve it and why? Non-fiction 500s, 300s or 900s-
Should we (librarians) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? Very, very interesting, well-done, great for reports
Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Katrina Yurenka, Gardner High School
Date of review: 5/21/2012.