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Endangered Rain Forests: Investigating Rain Forests in Crisis
Endangered Rain Forests: Investigating Rain Forests in Crisis
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Endangered Rain Forests: Investigating Rain Forests in Crisis

Rain Forests are an important part of the Earth. They are home to numerous plants and wildlife. Although not everyone lives near a rain forest, the actions of all are affecting these fragile ecosystems. What exactly is a rain forest? What are humans doing to harm them? What can readers to help protect them? Endangered Rain Forests answers these questions by engaging readers with lively text, graphic features, and stunning photography. Readers will find out why protecting rain forests matters to them and the part they can play in protecting them

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-6
Lexile Level830L
ATOS Level5
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #170962
Text TypeInformational Text
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFact Finders
Page Dimensions7 3/4" x 8 3/4"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $29.99 School/Library Price

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School Library Journal - John Peters, Children's Literature Consultant, New York City

"...these issues are important, and even if these introductions are stronger on general concepts than specific facts, they should stimulate enough concern to fuel further inquiry." - School Library Journal

April 1, 2015

School Library Connection - Peggy Milam Creighton, School Library Consultant, Clayton, GA

"STARRED REVIEW! The colorful text is engaging, and features highlighted and defined keywords, photo illustrations, marginal insets, and a variety of interesting charts and graphs. Educators will approve of the Common Core connections and alignment with Next Generation Science Standards. Young readers will delight in the easy-to-use format of this series for their research needs." - School Library Connection

January 1, 2016

NSTA Recommends - Jennifer Pritchard, Science and Math Institute Program Coordinator

"...the best part of the series is the set of critical thinking questions at the end of each volume. These questions provide the opportunity for Grades 3–4 students to look more deeply into issues and identify relationships as well as brainstorm ways in which humans can make a difference in protecting our endangered resources." - NSTA Recommends

April 7, 2015

Rani Iyer

Rani Iyer

Rani Iyer loves to write about science, nature, and culture. She worked for her doctoral degree in remote rain forests all over Western Ghats, India. She has authored many scientific papers, online and print articles, and books for children.

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