A Walk in the Boreal Forest
From the Series Biomes of North America
Take a walk in the boreal forest. This biome of tall conifer trees and shaded, cool paths has long winters and very short summers. How do the plants and animals of the boreal forest live? Take a tour of this amazing biome and find out for yourself how each creature depends on all the others for survival.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||8.625 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.1|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||47351|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Maps, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, Websites, and eSource|
School Library Journal
“A fine overview of the plant and animal life of the boreal forest. A well-crafted introduction to an area little explored in children’s books.” —School Library Journal
Author: Rebecca L. Johnson
Rebecca L. Johnson writes award-winning nonfiction for children and young adults about scientific discoveries and the scientists who make them. She hopes her books will inspire new generations of scientists by introducing readers to some of the remarkable species with whom we share the planet. Learn more at www.rebeccajohnsonbooks.com.
Illustrator: Phyllis V. Saroff
Phyllis Saroff is a freelance illustrator located in Annapolis, Maryland. Her illustrations have been used in books and magazines for children, and her scientific illustrations appear on displays in wildlife management areas across the country. Phyllis also paints fine art and portraiture. She is represented by McBride Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland.
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Biomes of North America
Kids can grab their notebooks and take a virtual tour through each biome, exploring the life cycles of plants and animals through this highly visual, unique series. View available downloads →