Wonderful Water Biomes

Age Level: 8–9  Grade Level: 3–4

Written for 3rd and 4th graders, this series explores four main water biomes of the world. Learn about the plants, animals, climate, and special conditions in each ecosystem. These books are unique because they include descriptions of the energy flow in each biome: from the sun, to specific plants and animals, and back to the earth. The books are filled with full color photos of fabulous plants and animals and are also a great approach to teach simple ecology facts to young readers.

  • Introduces young readers to all the main terrestrial and aquatic biomes of the world, as well as a city biome
  • Fascinates the reader with facts about the living communities of unusual animals and plants that have adapted to life in the particular biome
  • Introduces a scientist doing research in the particular biome
  • Provides up-to-date information for reports
  • Supports the National Science Education Standards
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains words to know, a further reading list and Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2007
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Lakes and Rivers

Lakes and Rivers

A Freshwater Web of Life

Philip Johansson
Though fresh water comprises only three percent of all the water in the world, it is what makes life on the land possible. Discover the diverse world of lakes and rivers and explore how the simplest forms of life such as light-trapping plankton pass on energy to more complex forms of life such as tadpoles and fish...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2812-8
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $25.27
Discount Price: $18.95

Marshes and Swamps

Marshes and Swamps

A Wetland Web of Life

Philip Johansson
Part land and part water, wetlands are host to huge numbers of plants and animals. Find out how cattails are able to grow in the saturated soil of the swamp without oxygen. Dig beneath the swampy surface of a marsh and uncover the web of life that passes energy from the sun to cordgrass, crabs, and herons...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2814-2
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $25.27
Discount Price: $18.95

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