Why do the leaved of some trees change colors in autumn?
They stop making a special green substance, allowing other colors to show through.
Inside, You'll Find:
How animals survive cold winters in this ecosystem;
Maps, a timeline, photos-and ways you can protect temperate forests;
Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!
Table of Contents
1 Forest Features
What is a temperate forest? 6
2 Forest Life
What kinds of plants and animals live in temperate forests? 13
3 Hard Times
How do plants and animals live through cold winters? 23
Why do leaves change color in autumn? 30
4 Forests in Danger
What kinds of threats do temperate forests face? 33
What can we do to save temperate forests? 39
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48