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Desert Climates
This title covers these subjects: Climate., Desert ecology., Deserts., Arid regions.
Desert Climates
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Desert Climates

The climate in a region affects all aspects of life. This book looks at desert climates. It explores the characteristics of the land and weather in regions with desert climates, and how plants, animals, and people have adapted to life in deserts. The effects of climate change and other developments  are also covered.

 
Dewey551.6915/4
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 4-6
Interest LevelGrades 4-6
GRLY
ATOS Level6.2
AR Points1
AR Quiz #197569
  
Text TypeInformational Text
Text SubtypeCause & Effect
  
ISBN978-1-4846-3781-4
PublisherHeinemann-Raintree
BrandHeinemann InfoSearch
Copyright2017
  
Page Dimensions7 1/2" x 9 7/16"
Page Count48
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $33.99 School/Library Price
$25.49
 


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Booklist - Angela Leeper

"Top 10 Biomes Series. Concentrating on climate, these detailed titles discuss how plants, animals, and people have adapted to living in each biome. Accompanied by numerous maps and photos, they also underscore natural resources, threats posed (particularly by human impact), and ways to protect them." - Booklist

October 1, 2017

NSTA Recommends - Carmen Kardoukus, Teacher

"Desert Climates stands out because it highlights specific deserts around the globe. The format is engaging and interesting and the text is split up into small, readable sections. There are numerous boxes with “Amazing Facts” and “Did you Know?” tidbits as well as fun uses of arrows to highlight photos of people, animals, industry, and terrain. I could see fourth to sixth grade teachers utilizing this book for an integrated project within an elementary classroom or teachers of mixed grade levels enjoying this resource. . . .I would recommend this book due to its kid–friendly layout and design, integration possibilities, as well as the potential for use in numerous areas of science study." - NSTA Recommends

March 23, 2017

School Library Journal - Kathy Piehl, Minnesota State University Library, Mankato

"While addressing impacts of climate change, habitation destruction, and exploitation of natural resources, Senker offers suggestions to slow or minimize damage. The author also raises questions that could spark discussion, such as the benefits and drawbacks of tourism. Stimulating selections, a first choice for most collections." - School Library Journal

April 1, 2017

 
Cath Senker

Cath Senker

Cath Senker has over twenty years' experience in children's educational publishing and has written around 100 books for children for a range of publishers. Her books include highly regarded titles on Anne Frank, the Black Death and the Vietnam War, books on religions and the conflict between North and South Korea, and forthcoming titles on Self-Harm and Relationships. She lives the green lifestyle and has undertaken voluntary work for a range of organizations.

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