Almost Gone: The World's Rarest Animals

Almost Gone: The World's Rarest Animals

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Author/Contributor(s): Jenkins, Steve ; Jenkins, Steve
Publisher: HarperCollins
Date: 01/31/2006
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

Read and find out about endangered animals in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Have you seen a northern hairy-nosed wombat or an eastern barred bandicoot? These animals are so rare, they might disappear forever, and they're not alone. Read and find out about some of the animals that are almost gone.

With gorgeous art from Caldecott Honor-winning artist Steve Jenkins, "this engaging title is informative as well as visually stunning." (School Library Journal starred review)

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

    hands-on and visualacclaimed and trustedgreat for classrooms

Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

    Entertain and educate at the same timeHave appealing, child-centered topicsDevelopmentally appropriate for emerging readersFocused; answering questions instead of using survey approachEmploy engaging picture book quality illustrationsUse simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skillsFeature hands-on activities to engage young scientistsMeet national science education standardsWritten/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the fieldOver 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.