Why Is Coco Orange?
Coco has a problem. He’s a chameleon, but he can’t change colors, and his asthma is acting up. Read how Coco and his friends at Lizard Lick Elementary solve this mystery as they learn about air quality and how to stay healthy when the air quality is bad. This book is for all children, especially those with asthma, and their caretakers. Ages 4-8.
- "Why Is Coco Orange?" - Print version (PDF, 36 pp., 2MB, about PDF). To assemble a picture book: Print "landscape" and "double-sided" and then staple on the left. Flyer for "Why is Coco Orange?" -
- Print a 8.5" x 11" promotional flyer (PDF, 1 p., 254KB, about PDF).
- Coloring page (PDF, 1 p., 1.95MB, about PDF) Air Quality Index (AQI)
- Toolkit for Teachers
- Teacher's Air Quality Resources
- Air Quality Index Information for Students
- Air Quality Flag Program
You can order WHY IS COCO ORANGE? directly via EPA's National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP) (http://www.epa.gov/ncepihom/) web site. Ordering information: The item number is EPA-456/K-17-001, which is needed for ordering. Quantities are limited due to the popularity of the book. Individuals may order one copy each. Schools and libraries may order up to 10 copies each. Schools: please note that the Coco book has a call number, and can be shelved in your school library. Non-profit organizations, and State and local governments may order up to 30 copies. Larger numbers may be approved on a case-by-case basis.
Your publication requests can also be mailed, called or faxed directly to: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP) P.O. Box 42419 Cincinnati, Ohio 45242-0419 Phone (800) 490-9198 Fax (301) 483-8659 Please use the EPA Document Number EPA-456/K-17-001, when ordering from NSCEP.