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Guiberson, Brenda Z.

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Works: 42 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 19,512 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  History  Fiction 
Classifications: QH541.5.T3, 578.737
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Publications about Brenda Z Guiberson
Publications by Brenda Z Guiberson
Most widely held works by Brenda Z Guiberson
Life in the boreal forest by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,591 libraries worldwide
The boreal forest is buried in ice and snow during winter. But in summer lakes teem with fish, and bogs swarm with insects. Follow a snowshoe hare, beavers, a lynx, and other animals as they survive a year in this endangered landscape
Cactus hotel by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
Describes the life cycle of the giant saguaro cactus, with an emphasis on its role as a home for other desert dwellers
The emperor lays an egg by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
This colorfully illustrated book shows how a penguin in Antarctica grows from an egg that has been laid by his mother, the emperor, and cared for by his father, into adulthood
Into the sea by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of a sea turtle from its hatching on a beach, through its years in the sea, and its return to land where it lays its eggs
Rain, rain, rain forest by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
Takes a journey through a rain forest, investigating the plants and animals that dwell there
Disasters : natural and man-made catastrophes through the centuries by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 912 libraries worldwide
"Natural and man-made disasters have the power to destroy thousands of lives very quickly. Both as they unfold and in the aftermath, these forces of nature astonish the rest of the world with their incredible devastation and magnitude. In this collection of ten well-known catastrophes ... Brenda Guiberson explores the causes and effects, as well as the local and global reverberations of these calamitous events."--barnesandnoble.com
Frog song by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Discusses frog vocalizations and behavior in locations all over the world
Moon bear by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 892 libraries worldwide
Moon bears, or Asiatic black bears, get their name from the white moon-shaped blaze on their chests. Sadly, there are more moon bears in captivity than in the wild, as the animals are being farmed for their commercially valuable bile. This text pays tribute to the endangered species
Spoonbill swamp by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
Depicts a swamp and the creatures that inhabit it, focusing on the day-to-day activities of spoonbills and alligators
Exotic species invaders in paradise by Brenda Z Guiberson( file )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Examines the topic of species that have been introduced into a new environment and have subsequently harmed the established species. Included are starlings, zebra mussels, kudzu, and mountain goats
Ice bears by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Follows two polar bear cubs and their mother from birth as they live through the different seasons in the Arctic
Ocean life by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Learn all about ocean life in this book full of facts and photographs
The greatest dinosaur ever by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
An illustrated fact-filled guide to dinosaurs compares a variety of species to reveal which were the biggest, strongest, fastest, and smartest while inviting young enthusiasts to choose their favorites
Mummy mysteries : tales from North America by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Presents various accounts of mummies found throughout North America and what these bodies reveal about the times in which they lived
Lighthouses : watchers at sea by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Recounts the history of lighthouses from the struggle to build invincible towers, through heroic rescues of lost ships, to the haunted tales surrounding these isolated structures
Turtle People by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Depressed by the continuing absence of his beloved father and the distant behavior of his mother, eleven-year-old Richie retreats to a remote island near his Washington State home and finds a great archeological mystery
Earth : feeling the heat by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
The Earth's climate is getting hotter, and this warming influences food chains and life cycles around the world. It also affects the habitat of every single animal on the planet. But the animals themselves can't stop the warming
Mud city : a flamingo story by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
The shallow lake is crowded with flamingos. A few stand on a toothpick leg and doze. Others dip their heads upside down into the cloudy water to eat. But most sit on a mud nest to shade an egg from the blistering sun. Follow a flamingo from egg through adulthood in this fascinating tale. On a muddy mound in a salty lake, a mother and father flamingo take turns protecting their egg from the hot sun. Soon a fluffy white chick hatches in the nest near the mangrove roots. Just four days later the chick learns to swim. By the time he is five weeks old, he can find food for himself. When pink feathers replace his white baby down, he is ready to learn to fly. For years the young bird flocks with other flamingos in quiet lagoons and salty lakes. At last he finds a mate and returns to the mud city near the mangrove trees to build a nest of his own
Tales of the haunted deep by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Nonfiction accounts of ships that sank inexplicably, and other mysterious maritime occurrences. Did Blackbeard's headless body really swim three times around his ship before sinking beneath the waves? Does a monster lurk beneath the surface of a Canadian lake, or around a Massachusetts harbor? What was the tragic fate of the schooner Fellowship, or the curse of the Charles Haskell? Acclaimed nonfiction author Brenda Guiberson narrates spine-tingling myths of the sea; from pirate lore and spooky legends, to modern day accounts of haunted lighthouses and sea-monster sightings. Each chapter brings to life a different side of this intriguing history, and Brenda Guiberson weaves it all together masterfully. Filled with black-and-white photos and detailed illustrations, Tales of the Haunted Deep is a chapter book just right for ghost-story and sea monster buffs. At the end of the book, the author sets up six mysteries and lets readers create their own legends of the haunted deep. This collection of ghost stories of the sea contains tales of monsters, pirates, lighthouses, & ships, many of them from folklore. A fascinating collection of scary sea stories that includes haunted lighthouses, shipwrecks, pirates and sea monsters
Spotted owl : bird of the ancient forest by Brenda Z Guiberson( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Photographs and text describe the delicate balance of nature necessary for the spotted owl to survive, while explaining human dependence on old-growth forests
 
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