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101 Questions About Desert Life

By Alice Jablonsky 1877856320

All the questions you wanted to know but never had time to ask. The "frequently asked questions" of desert life are all answered in this handy basic text. 1994, 32 pp.

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Alaska Wildlife Viewing Guide

By Michelle Sydeman & Annabel Lund 1-56044-066-X

Included are sixty-eight viewing sites to the best places to watch wildlife in the 49th state, from the rain forests of southeast Alaska to the coastal mountains to the fabled Interior to the northern tundra. 96 pages.

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America's Deserts: Guide to Plants and Animals

By Marianne D. Wallace 9781555912680

In the first section of this introduction to the animals and plants of North American deserts, four-page chapters discuss the major desert habitats, Sonoran, Mojave, Chihuahuan, and Great Basin, as well as two unique regions within those areas, Death Valley and the Colorado Desert. The second section focuses on plants and animals common to North American deserts. 48pp, 1996

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America's Forests; Guide to Plants and Animals

By Marianne D Wallace 9781555915957

Delightful full-color illustrations and lively descriptions help not only in identifying forest types but also introduce plants and animals and provide enjoyment for the whole family. 2009

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America's Prairies & Grasslands

By Marianne D. Wallace 1555919928

Prickly Pear, Needlegrass, Deer Mouse, Roadrunner—where can you find these fascinating plants and animals? In the vast ecosystem of North America's prairies and grasslands! In this guide you will learn about these huge, open areas and unique habitats. Each prairie or grassland region—Tallgrass Prairie, Mixed Grass Prairie, Shortgrass Prairie, Palouse Prairie, California Valley Grassland, and Semidesert Grassland—features full-color illustrations which help you identify plants and animals.

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American Buffalo

By Steven Rinella 385521697

A hunt for the American buffalo—an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination. This combines outdoor adventure with a quirky blend of facts and observations about history, biology, and the natural world. Both a captivating narrative and a book of environmental and historical significance, American Buffalo tells us as much about ourselves as Americans as it does about the creature who perhaps best of all embodies the American ethos.

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Around One Cactus: Owls, Bats and Leaping Rats

By Anthony D. Fredericks 9781584690528

This wonderful book is natural science - in this case, about desert animals - with a flair. A boy walks up to an impressive saguaro cactus and wonders who could be living on this arid ground? As night falls, he walks away. And then the place comes alive! A haven for creatures in a waterless land. The entertaining, repetitive rhyme is an attention-grabbing read-aloud that culminates in successful learning. Field Notes at the end of the book describe the animals in detail and include an unusual fact. 32pp, 2003

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Bison

By Cherie Winner 1559717750

This book contains: -Where the animal lives, what it eats, when it sleeps, how it raises its young, and much more. -Over 30 vivid, full color photos and illustrations. -Sidebar 'Fun Facts,' an index and a list of useful Internet Sites.

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Bison: Symbol of the American West

By Michael S. Sample 937959065

Easy-to-read facts about bison. Includes 52 outstanding color photos

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Blank Journal: Prairie Dog

1935666080

Get this addition to Nodin Press's top-selling series of lined and unlined blank journals. It is perfect for travel, garden notes, sketching and personal reflection.

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Building Beavers

By Kathleen Martin-James 822536323

Who built the first dam in North America? A beaver! Learn how beavers--much like humans--change the landscape to suit their needs. Stunning photos and engaging text show beavers eating, swimming, escaping from predators, and growing from playful kits into industrious adults.

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California Wildlife Viewing Guide

By Jeanne Clark 1-56044-494-0

200 viewing sites around the Golden State.

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Correctamundo: Prickly Pete's Guide to Desert Facts & Cactifracts

By David Lazaroff 1886679169

Prickly Pete the packrat takes young readers into the desert to get some answers: Can desert tortoises climb out of their shells? Do Gila monsters bite and not let go? Are barrel cactuses filled with water you can drink? Are javelinas really wild desert pigs? And Prickly Pete's favorite: If you leave your watch outside at night, will a packrat take it and leave some cactus in its place?

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Creatures of the Desert World

By National Geographic Society 9780870446870

People, animals, and places, from ancient times to the present, spring to life from these imaginative and entertaining pop-up books. Multitiered illustrations will delight young readers as well as adults. These highly involving books have from five to seven pop-up spreads and, in most cases, one or two action devices on every page. 16pp, 1991

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Desert Alphabet Encyclopedia

By Diane Iverson 9780880451680

Helps to discover the many plants and animals that live in the driest and harshest habitat on earth. Discover the many plants and animals that live in the driest and harshest habitat on earth. This title includes detailed drawings and informative entries about this unique and beautiful ecosystem.

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Desert Animals

By Connor Dayton 9781435831957

Picture book of desert animals for children. 24pp, 2009

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Desert Babies

By Northword Books for Young Readers 9781559718721

With accessible language and concepts, these photographic board books feature adorable baby animals in their native habitats. The board format and square trim are easy for toddlers to handle, and the subject matter of animal babies with their moms and other caretakers provides reassuring and comforting images, making these books perfect fits for little ones. 22pp, 2003

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Desert Night Desert Day

By Anthony D. Fredericks 9781933855707

The desert is an amazing place filled with secrets and surprises. Desert Night Desert Day brings the best of the desert out from the shadows with warm and enticing illustrations for kids to enjoy over and over. 32pp, 2011

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Do You See What I See?

By Abby Mogollon 9781583690499

Preschool readers will be delighted by the bright, colorful illustrations in this board book designed for the 0-3 age group. Singing coyotes, running javelinas, and sneaking bobcats are just a few of the lovable animals that will capture the attention of toddlers everywhere. 26pp

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Don't Ever Cross that Road

By Conrad J. Storad 1891795235

Why should an armadillo NEVER cross a road? Because he may never get to the other side! In this delightful book, a teacher armadillo tells his class about their prehistoric ancestor - a glyptodont that weighed nearly two tons. He describes what an armadillo eats for lunch. And he cautions them about the dangers of crossing the road. But one student in a red baseball cap isn't listening - or is he?

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