Temperate Forests

Temperate Forests

by Peter Benoit




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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531281017
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: Scholastic True Book Series: Ecosystems
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

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

Changing Colors

Why do leaves change color in autumn? 30

4 Forests in Danger

What kinds of threats do temperate forests face? 33

5 Conservation

What can we do to save temperate forests? 39

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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