A Walk in the Tundra, 2nd Edition
From the Series Biomes of North America Second Editions
Take a walk in the tundra. In this cold, harsh biome at the top of the world, summer is short. Carpets of wildflowers and grasses bloom in the bright sunlight. An arctic fox pup catches sight of a lemming. The fox pup pounces . . . . The closer you look, the more life you see. Mosses, grasses, and wildflowers grow in the thin soil. Animals from bees to bears depend on the life growing in this chilly habitat Learn about this windy landscape though narrative text, crisp photos, and illustrations.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
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 Second Editions
The interdependence of plant and animal species comes alive in these immersive looks at North American biomes. Descriptive text engages the senses as it takes readers through each habitat. Scientifically accurate illustrations and striking photos add to the you-are-there approach. View available downloads →
“This series works well to answer questions from biology class while also fueling new ideas for projects with its strong visual appeal.”—School Library Journal