Backyard Habitats

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages
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A Backyard Habitat takes children on a journey through their own back yards and teaches them about the many living things that are leading fascinating lives all around them. This informative book uses easy-to-read text to help children learn about the variety of plants and animals that survive in backyard habitats. Young readers will discover

* backyard food chains

* how migration and hibernation affect the animals living in a back yard at different times of the year

* how animals make homes in back yards
 

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Contents

What is a habitat?
4
Changing weather
10
Backyard animals
16
Plenty of food
22
Sleepy days
28
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About the author (2006)

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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