Spring 2019

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries

The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species—woolly monkeys.

No one knows for sure how many woolly monkeys are left in the wild. But they play a key role in their ecosystem, and without them the rain forest is in trouble.

Join scientists on their quest to solve the mysteries surrounding the lives of woolly monkeys before it’s too late.

Scan QR codes inside the book to see and hear the monkeys!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-51245-868-8
$31.99 $23.99
978-1-54154-389-8
$47.99 $35.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JNF051150, JNF003270, JNF003010
Dewey 599.8/58
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.75
Lexile 1160
Guided Reading Level T
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Page Plus, Photo captions, Reviewed, Source notes, Starred Reviews, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

Booklist

“An interesting snapshot of modern biologists and their subjects.”—Booklist

School Library Journal

“An excellent choice to enhance science programs for upper elementary schoolers.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“Another cleareyed and engaging book by a master of the genre.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews

Author: Sandra Markle

Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally-known science education consultant.

Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist.

Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links.

Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.

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Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Join award-winning science author Sandra Markle as she sheds light on some of the most fascinating scientific investigations in the animal kingdom. Solve real-life science mysteries alongside the teams of scientists dedicated to saving vanishing species or discovering new ones. And see… View available downloads →