by Peter Benoit


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Are deserts lifeless placed?

No way! Many deserts are home to a variety of plants and animals.

Inside, You'll Find:

How some deserts form;

Maps, a timeline, photos-and how humans, animals, and plants survive in deserts;

Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531281048
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: Scholastic True Book Series: Ecosystems
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 750L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Exploring the Desert

What are deserts, and where are they found? 7

2 With Sand and Wind

How does nature make a desert in the first place? 13

The Desert Weather Report

What is the forecast for today? 18

3 Man-made Deserts

How have people and cities changed the deserts of the world? 21

4 Home, Sweet Desert Home

How can people possibly live in some of the world's deserts? 27

5 Wildlife Under the Sun

What kinds of plants and animals survive in deserts? 35

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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