A Walk in the Tundra
From the Series Biomes of North America
Take a walk on the tundra. In this cold, harsh biome on the top of the world, summer is short. How do plants and animals of the tundra live? Discover how they depend on each other for survival as you travel through this fascinating land.
|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||8.5 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.3|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||47356|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Maps, Pronunciation guide, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
“This entry in the new Biomes of North America series has several particularly nice features: the glossary precedes the text, a map defines the location, and the good resources sections includes both books and Web sites. The writing style is lively. . .” —Booklist
School Library Journal
“A visually pleasing title with plenty of clear, colorful photographs of the biome’s flora and fauna throughout the year.” —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 →