Exploring deserts
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Published:
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
144 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 22 x 25 cm.
Lexile measure:
1210L
Rating:
7-12.
Status:
Stratford High - Teen Non-Fiction
910.91 SIR
Description
Throughout history, people have always explored new frontiers. Adventure, fame, and scientific discovery have all driven humans to forge into the unknown. This title examines the exploration of deserts. Easy-to-read, engaging text takes readers to the Sahara and beyond, examines the explorers who journeyed to these vast, arid landscapes, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781624032509 (lib. bdg.), 1624032508 (lib. bdg.)
Lexile measure:
1210

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-141) and index.
Description
Documents how deserts around the world have been, and continue to be, explored, citing famous expeditions and reasons why these arid areas have been scouted.
Target Audience
7-12.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sirvaitis, K. (2014). Exploring deserts. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sirvaitis, Karen, 1961-. 2014. Exploring Deserts. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sirvaitis, Karen, 1961-, Exploring Deserts. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Company, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sirvaitis, Karen. Exploring Deserts. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Company, 2014. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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