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Elephants Under Pressure: A Cause and Effect Investigation
This title covers these subjects: Elephants., Elephants -- Behavior., Animal behavior.
Elephants Under Pressure: A Cause and Effect Investigation
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Elephants Under Pressure: A Cause and Effect Investigation

Charging elephants trample homes causing injuries and even death. As their habitat and food supplies shrink, elephants have become animals on the edge. Discover how scientists are trying to answer the questions behind elephants under pressure.

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-6
Lexile Level820L
AR Points5.2
AR Quiz #137675
Early Intervention Level27
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFact Finders
Page Count32
Capstone Interactive eBook
List Price: $53.32 School/Library Price

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Library Media Connection - Deborah Bates Cavitt

"Animals change along with human populations. Each book in this series begins with a problem that is solved through a series of questions. For example, in the elephant book, elephants act out and turn against their trainers. At the end, there are solutions for learning to co-exist with the elephants. I was intrigued by the flowcharts and the lists of animal resources/organizations. Each book also includes colorful photos, charts, maps, and graphic organizers. Vocabulary is defined in context as well as in a glossary. Bibliography. Glossary. Websites Table of Contents. Index. Additional Selection." - Library Media Connection

March 1, 2011

Series Made Simple; School Library Journal - June Shimonishi

"Tackling recent incidents involving animals in jeopardy, these well-organized books go behind the sensational headlines to provide a deeper understanding of the issues. The titles document the problem, give relevant background information, investigate probable causes, and suggest possible solutions. Excellent discussions address those who doubt the severity of the issue and those who wonder why people should care what happens to animals. The captioned photographs are timely and poignant. Despite grim predictions, the books maintain an encouraging tone. A first-rate series that makes serious subject matter interesting and accessible." - Series Made Simple; School Library Journal

November 1, 2010

Kathy Allen

Kathy Allen

Kathy Allen has published over one dozen books for children. She has previously worked as an editor and in marketing for children's library book publishers. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Minnesota. Allen lives with her husband and their son in Minneapolis.

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