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Endangered Rivers: Investigating Rivers in Crisis
This title covers these subjects: Conservation of natural resources., Water pollution., Rivers.
Endangered Rivers: Investigating Rivers in Crisis
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Endangered Rivers: Investigating Rivers in Crisis

Rivers are an important part of the Earth. They are home to a variety of life, and humans have come to depend on them for food and transportation. But the actions of humans are harming these important ecosystems. Why do humans need to protect rivers? What can every person do to help protect the important resources rivers provide? Endangered Rivers answers these questions by engaging readers with lively text, graphic features, and stunning photography. Readers will discover why rivers matter to them and the part they can play in protecting them.

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-6
Lexile Level790L
ATOS Level5.1
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #170963
Text TypeInformational Text
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFact Finders
Page Dimensions7 3/4" x 8 3/4"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $27.99 School/Library Price

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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

"I can imagine this series being used as a jumping off point for your students to begin thinking about the diversity and talking about the interconnectedness of the issues surrounding Earth’s endangered resources." - NSTA Recommends

April 7, 2015

Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

"These volumes point to the role humans have played in endangering Earth’s resources. The information is presented in four chapters; each book’s final chapter focuses on what government and individuals can do now before it’s too late. . . .texts are accessible and supported by photos, diagrams, and related fact boxes." - Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

October 24, 2016


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

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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