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Author: Catherine Chambers
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, 2000.
Series: Mapping earthforms.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the world's deserts, discussing how they were formed, what organisms live there, and how they are used by humans.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Chambers
ISBN: 1575725223 9781575725222
OCLC Number: 42289926
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: What is a desert? --
Deserts of the world --
Desert landscapes --
Shaped by the rain --
Shaped by the wind --
Water in the desert --
Plants of the desert --
Desert creatures --
People of the desert --
Riches of the desert --
Way of life --
Aborigines of Australia --
Looking to the future --
Desert facts.
Series Title: Mapping earthforms.
Responsibility: Catherine Chambers.

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Explores the world's deserts, discussing how they were formed, what organisms live there, and how they are used by humans.

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