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Author Steele, Philip, 1948-
Title Deserts / Philip Steele ; [illustrations by David Hogg, Cecilia Fitzsimons ; maps by Gecko Limited].
Imprint Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 1996.
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Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Ross School-Nonfiction  551.4 Ste    AVAILABLE
 Tighe School-Non-Fiction    AVAILABLE
Description 32 p. : col. ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Series Geography detective
Note "A ZoŽ book"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Contents Quiet worlds -- Hot and cold -- Rocks, dust, and wind -- Landscape features -- Where and why -- In the rain shadow -- Water for life -- Desert plants -- Animal survival -- Desert peoples -- Spreading deserts -- Staying green.
Summary Describes the arid zones of the world including the plants, animals, and people found there. Suggests activities and questions for discussion and presents case studies of specific deserts.
Audience 4.8 Follett Library Resources
3-6
Subject Deserts -- Juvenile literature.
Deserts.
Deserts.
Added Author Hogg, David, 1943- ill.
Fitzsimons, Cecilia, ill.
Gecko Ltd.
ISBN 0876149980
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