The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery

by Sandra Markle

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The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery by Sandra Markle

Panamanian golden frogs aren't just cute, little, and yellow. They're also the national symbol of Panama. But they started to disappear about fifteen years ago. What's killing them? Could it be a change in their habitat? What about pollution? Might it be a result of climate change? Follow a team of scientists working to save these frogs and protect frog populations worldwide in this real-life science mystery.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761351085
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/2011
Series: Exceptional Science Titles for Intermediate Grades Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 832,138
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

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 New Zealand with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffry.

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