Tundra Food Chains

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Ages 5 to 9 years. The tundra is one of the most extreme habitats on Earth, and yet hundreds of species of plants and animals thrive there. In this book, fascinating photographs and clear text teach children about: how plants and animals' bodies have adapted to survive; the many ways animals find food in this bare habitat; why some tundra animals migrate.
 

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Contents

What is the tundra?
6
Tundra planteaters
14
The search for food
20
Trouble on the tundra
26
Glossary and Index
32
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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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