Zoom in on Biomes

Young readers will learn about the unique climate found in each biome and how animals, plants, and people have adapted to life there.
• "Words to Know" section at the beginning of each book helps students understand new vocabulary as they encounter it in the text
• Supports the Next Generation Science Standards by looking closely at the ways in which humans study and change their own environments to meet their needs and wants
• Activities help students apply what they have learned
• "Read More" section contains books and websites to encourage students to explore biomes further

ISBN: 9780766074941

    Activities, Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Glossary, Index, Maps, Sidebars, Websites
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    The Coniferous Forest Biome

    The Coniferous Forest Biome

    Colin Grady
    A brown bear lumbers toward his den deep in the woods…a woodpecker taps away at a pine tree…a chipmunk scurries to gather seeds that have fallen on the ground…Welcome to the coniferous forest biome! With easy-to-follow text and color photos, readers learn what a coniferous forest is, which plants and animals live there, how they have adapted to their environment, and how forest life is threatened due to human factors like logging and pollution...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077461
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    The Deciduous Forest Biome

    The Deciduous Forest Biome

    Colin Grady
    Squirrels leap from branch to branch high up in the canopy…deer graze in a patch of wildflowers…earthworms slide through decaying leaves in the soil…Welcome to the deciduous forest biome! Through simple text and vivid photos, readers learn about what can be found in the five layers of the forest, how decomposition creates rich and fertile soil, and the role that humans have played in the deforestation that is occurring around the world...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077515
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    The Desert Biome

    The Desert Biome

    Colin Grady
    A fennec fox peeks out of its burrow…a camel plods across the hot sand…a wren makes its nest in a cactus…Welcome to the desert biome! Easy-to-follow text and color photos invite readers to learn about the different types of deserts, how various plants and animals survive in this harsh environment, and the dangers that desert growth presents to our earth today...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077720
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    The Grassland Biome

    The Grassland Biome

    Colin Grady
    Lions stalking through tall grass…snakes slithering under shrubs…giraffes munching on leaves…Welcome to the grassland biome! With simple text and vivid photos, readers learn about what a grassland is, which plants and animals live there, differences between temperate and tropical grasslands, and the challenges that face grasslands today...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077805
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    The Ocean Biome

    The Ocean Biome

    Colin Grady
    Dolphins skim their way along the water’s surface…plankton drift along with the currents…an underwater volcano erupts…Welcome to the ocean biome! Through simple text and vivid photos, readers will learn about the landscape of the ocean, the plants and animals that live there, what causes tides and waves, and the challenge we all face in keeping the world’s oceans safe and clean...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077904
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    The Tundra Biome

    The Tundra Biome

    Colin Grady
    A mountain goat jumps from one rocky ledge to another…a group of arctic hares huddle together for warmth…a musk ox uses it hooves to dig for plants in the snow…Welcome to the tundra biome! Through simple text and color photos, readers will learn about the difference between the arctic and alpine tundra, which plants and animals live there, and how they have been able to adapt and thrive in the frozen tundra...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766077966
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