What is a Biome?

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Earth has over 30 types of biomes, some of which are home to thousands of ecosystems. All of the plants and animals living in these huge natural areas depend on one another for survival. Children will love learning about life in each major biome. Using simple-to-understand text and beautiful images, What is a Biome? clearly defines the concepts of biome and climate, and covers:

the worlds biomes including forests, deserts, grasslands, wetlands, oceans, and the chilly arctic tundra

how wildlife have adapted to their biomes particular climate

biomes in danger
 

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This book provides an overview of biomes. It describes their locations, various climates, and the plants and animals. I will use this book during our "living things" unit of study in both science and ... Read full review

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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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