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The Natural History of New York: Second Edition
     

The Natural History of New York: Second Edition

by Stan Freeman, Mike Nasuti
 

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This is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of New York state, with more than 300 full-color photographs, maps and illustrations. Everything from bears and beavers to snakes and spiders is covered. Learn about the state's geology, its rivers and mountains. Find out how it was formed by the ice age and the collision of continents. Learn about the first human

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This is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of New York state, with more than 300 full-color photographs, maps and illustrations. Everything from bears and beavers to snakes and spiders is covered. Learn about the state's geology, its rivers and mountains. Find out how it was formed by the ice age and the collision of continents. Learn about the first human residents. There are checklists of common birds, trees, wildflowers and butterflies. There is also a calendar showing when events in nature happen through the months in New York state.

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Every once in a while, there comes along a book that aims to educate children but is actually entertaining and educational for adults, as well. Such a book is 'The Natural History of New York.' ... The book is a treasure chest of information for students of elementary and middle school age, and forward-looking parents ought to put it on their must-get list ... Easy-to-understand charts and tables and concise prose enable the young reader to enjoy learning about the natural world. The Staten Island Advance

Informative graphics, maps and charts load the pages of 'The Natural History of New York' ... The book, aimed at older elementary and middle school students, is an easy-to-read and visually appealing look at the wildlife, wildflowers, geology, ecosystems, weather and the early humans in New York state ... 'The Natural History of New York,' told in an uncomplicated and easy way, would be a smart addition to classrooms and homes alike. The Albany Times Union

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780989333313
Publisher:
Hampshire House Publishing
Publication date:
03/09/2015
Pages:
114
Sales rank:
1,251,891
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

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