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Desert

An introduction to the desert landscape and its many plants and animals.

This beautifully illustrated book includes descriptions of different ecosystems around the world and the plants and animals that can be found in each one.

Did you know that Cesar Chavez organized the first movement for farmers’ rights in America? This story details his efforts, from his childhood on a ranch in Arizona to his founding of the National Farm Workers Association. It is an inspiring tale of how hard work and nonviolent communication can be tools for achieving great things.

All about the Earth’s different habitats and ecosystems. The main part of the book is written in simple, rhyming prose, and each page contains additional facts and details for older students.