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Title:
Deserts
Author:
Stille, Darlene R.
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Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
47 pages ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Presents a general description of deserts and describes specific desert plants, animals, people, and activities.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
670 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.2 0.5 1638.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.7 3 Quiz: 18096 Guided reading level: M.
ISBN:
9780516215082
Format :
Book

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Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.


Author Notes

Darlene R. Stille was educated at the University of Illinois. She is a science writer and author of more than 80 books for children including collections of biographies.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

What Is a Desert?p. 5
Desert Plants and Animalsp. 9
The World's Largest Desertp. 19
The World's Coldest Desertsp. 26
Farming in the Desertp. 29
Mining in the Desertp. 32
People of the Desertp. 36
To Find Out Morep. 44
Important Wordsp. 46
Indexp. 47
Meet the Authorp. 48