The Desert Is Theirs

author: Baylor, Byrd
Simple text and illustrations describe the characteristics of the desert and its plant, animal, and human life.
year: 1987
copies: 34
call number/section: 574.5
lexile: 520
subjects: desert ecology, deserts, ecology [X]


author: Bailey, Donna
Describes various aspects of deserts, including their creation, modernization, plant and animal life, mineral and oil resources, and how humans live there.
year: 1990
copies: 14
call number/section: 574.5
subjects: desert ecology, deserts, ecology [X]


author: Jennings, Terry J, Erlic, Lily, Sheri Amsel
Provides information about grassland biomes through a visit to the African Serengeti, with an introduction to the Masai people and key animals of the region and discussion of the interdependence of predator and prey.
year: 2006
copies: 7
call number/section: 910

Prairies And Grasslands

author: Rowan, James P
Discusses the plant and animal life of prairies and grasslands throughout the world.
year: 1983
copies: 24
call number/section: 574.5

Conserving Rain Forests

author: Banks, Martin
Describes the rapidity with which the rain forests of the world are being destroyed, the harm to plants, animals, and humans, and remedies for preserving the rain forests.
year: 1990
copies: 13
call number/section: 574.5

Who Eats What?

author: Lauber, Patricia
Explains the concept of a food chain and how plants, animals, and humans are ecologically linked.
year: 1995
copies: 65
call number/section: 577
lexile: 620
subjects: food chains (ecology), ecology [X]

One Small Square

author: Silver, Donald M.
Provides information about the African savanna--the grasslands stretching across the continent below the Sahara Desert--looking at the animals that live in the region, the rewards and dangers of their natural home, and how they live with each other in an ever-changing environment.
year: 1994
copies: 9
call number/section: 574.5

Desert Giant

author: Bash, Barbara
Documents the life cycle and ecosystem of the giant saguaro cactus, and introduces the desert animals it helps support.
year: 1989
copies: 82
call number/section: 583
lexile: 980

One Day In The Tropical Rain Forest

author: George, Jean Craighead
The future of the Rain Forest of the Macaw depends on a scientist and a young Indian boy as they search for a nameless butterfly during one day in the rain forest.
year: 1995
copies: 67
call number/section: 508.31
lexile: 880

Tundra, The Arctic Land

author: Hiscock, Bruce
Describes the geography of the tundra and the animals, plants, birds, and people who have adapted to life on these arctic plains.
year: 1986
copies: 2
call number/section: 574.5


author: Frahm, Randy
Presents color photographs of islands around the world, and includes information about different types of islands, their formation, the processes by which they are populated by plants, animals, and humans, and the destruction of the natural habitats due to human settlements.
year: 1998
copies: 3
call number/section: 551.4
subjects: islands, island ecology, ecology [X]

Rain, Rain, Rain Forest

author: Guiberson, Brenda Z
Takes a journey through a rain forest, investigating the plants and animals that dwell there.
year: 2004
copies: 36
call number/section: 577.34
lexile: 870

If I Ran The Rain Forest

author: Worth, Bonnie
In rhyming text, the Cat in the Hat introduces the tropical rainforest and the ways in which its plants and animals interact.
year: 2003
copies: 57
call number/section: 577.34
lexile: 600

The Tree In The Ancient Forest

author: Reed-jones, Carol
Cumulative verse illustrates the interdependency of the plants and animals that live in the ancient forest, with information on the featured characters, including a 300-year-old Douglas fir tree, Northern spotted owls, and truffles.
year: 1995
copies: 12
call number/section: 577.3
lexile: 620

Exploring Forests

author: Behm, Barbara
Explores through text and photographs the animals and plants that live in forests.
year: 1994
copies: 19
call number/section: 574.5
subjects: forest ecology, ecology [X]


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