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Title:
Land preservation
Author:
Petersen, Christine.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
47 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Discusses how human use of land and increasing population have threatened natural landscapes and describes the establishment of national parks as a means of preserving these resources.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
NC 1130 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 6.8 0.5 82507.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 6.2 3 Quiz: 34731 Guided reading level: O.
ISBN:
9780516228068

9780516219400
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

Christine Petersen is the author of several nonfiction books for children.


Table of Contents

Taming the Wildernessp. 5
Why Preserve Land?p. 12
This Land Is Your Landp. 18
Land of Many Usesp. 25
Parks for the Futurep. 31
You Can Preserve, Too!p. 38
To Find Out Morep. 44
Important Wordsp. 46
Indexp. 47
Meet the Authorp. 48