Deserts (Science Files Series)

Deserts (Science Files Series)

by Anita Ganeri

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Deserts are found on almost every continent in the world! You might know that deserts can be blazing hot, but did you know that they can also be freezing cold? Discover Earth's deserts, how they are created, the natural resources they contain, and the people and animals living in them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836835663
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 05/28/2003
Series: Science Files Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.36(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Earth's Deserts6
How Deserts Form8
Heat and Dust10
Seas of Sand12
Shaping the Land14
A Drop to Drink16
Survival Skills18
Blooming Deserts20
Nomads and Settlers22
The Mighty Sahara24
Desert Riches26
Reclaiming the Desert28
Amazing Facts30
Books and Web Sites31

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