Scholastic Discover More: Rainforest

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Scholastic Discover More:  Rainforest
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8+
Release Date
March 01, 2013
ISBN
978-0545495622
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A comprehensive modern reference book all about rainforests for confident readers.

This book is far more than a collection of bugs and butterflies. It explores rainforests by continent, so the young reader gains first hand experience of the contrasts between the flora and fauna of South America, Africa, and India. It introduces indigenous people who reveal age-old secrets of survival in the forest. It explores how rainforests are exploited for every day products in everyones' homes. The latest research reveals newly discovered creatures unique to this book, and the current threat level to our planet as we continue to destroy Earth's most diverse habitat. Fantastic photos, structured layouts, and age-appropriate vocabulary entice newly confident readers into the world of information books. Data boxes, maps, and stats encourage related numeracy and science skills. Vetted by literacy experts.

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The need for quality non-fiction texts for students continues to rise. This Scholastic series really impressed me with the amount of usable information in the book. As I flipped through the pages I was able to quickly learn a lot about plants, animals, and other aspects of the world's rainforests.

This reference book is very kid-friendly and I think children will love all the interesting facts they can pick up on. For example, did you know that Geckos have no eyelids? I didn't until I read this book. Not only is this book full of quality information, I think kids will be delighted with the colorful and up-close photos.
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A strong reference guide for information on the rainforest
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