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Endangered Biomes series Donna Latham “This high-powered tour of ecological principles is chock full of information, activities, and science vocabulary. Science educators and parents will be thrilled with the amount of information.” —Greg DeFrancis, director of education, Montshire Museum on Amazing Biome Projects You Can Build Yourself • $30,000 series marketing budget; co-op available Investigating a variety of biomes and today’s natural and human threats to their preservation, this interactive series challenges young readers to look at how their own actions influence the planet’s health. Four distinct environments are explored in detail, showcasing the assortment of plants and animals that inhabit these outdoor communities as well as how they have adapted to their surroundings. Offering fascinating facts on each ecosystem along with vocabulary-building sidebars, these guides show budding scientists how they can contribute towards ongoing conservation efforts. Donna Latham is an award-winning author and playwright. She is the author of Amazing Biome Projects You Can Build Yourself, Deciduous Forests, Deserts, Garbage, Norah Jones, Oceans, Respiration and Photosynthesis, and Tundra. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the Society of Midland Authors. She lives in Geneva, Illinois.

Rain Forests Showcasing one of the environment’s most valuable biomes, this overview centers on the planet’s rain forests, reviewing the greenhouse gases and the accelerating extinction of species that jeopardize this vital ecosystem’s future. NONFICTION/EDUCATION RESOURCE AGES 9–12, GRADES 4–7, 32 PAGES, 6 X 9 25 COLOR PHOTOS, FOUR-COLOR INTERIOR CLOTH, $16.95 (CAN $18.95)

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Sample interior page spread from Rain Forests



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