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Why do glaciers grind? : all about extreme environments

Author: Helen Bethune
Publisher: New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2010.
Series: Solving science mysteries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written in an engaging question and answer format, this book will introduce young readers to the exciting world of extreme climates. Kids will learn about parched deserts, flash floods, and the freezing Arctic. They will also learn about the scientists and explorers who made important discoveries about extreme climates in the past. This book features detailed photographs and concludes with a fun and challenging quiz.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Bethune
ISBN: 9781448803910 1448803918 9781448803927 1448803926 9781448803934 1448803934
OCLC Number: 437300110
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Questions about extreme environments --
Questions about extreme climates --
Questions about extreme weather --
Questions about extraordinary extremes --
It's a fact --
Can you believe it? --
Who found out? --
It's quiz time! --
Try it out!
Series Title: Solving science mysteries.
Responsibility: Helen Bethune.
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Written in an engaging question and answer format, this book will introduce young readers to the exciting world of extreme climates. Kids will learn about parched deserts, flash floods, and the freezing Arctic. They will also learn about the scientists and explorers who made important discoveries about extreme climates in the past. This book features detailed photographs and concludes with a fun and challenging quiz.

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