Man Vs. Animal: Species at Risk
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Man Vs. Animal: Species at Risk

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    978-1-59953-460-2

Look InsideLanguage Arts Correlations Teachers' Notes Teachers' Notes This book takes young readers deep into the complicated and often destructive relationship between humans and nature. Man vs. Animal brings into sharp focus issues that include habitat destruction, climate change, land management and introduction of invasive specieswhile offering actionable solutions for each both now and in the future. Second Nature is a multi-topic environmental series that makes environmental awareness just that - second nature - and instills confidence in kids through knowledge, expertise, and a spirit of participation. This series embraces thought-provoking alternative viewpoints, while encouraging kids to form action plans through scientific inquiry and practical insights.

  • Fountas & Pinnell Level
    W
  • Reading Level
    7
  • Reading Level Range
    7.0-7.9
  • Dewey Number
    363
  • Dewey Number Range
    300-399
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Series
    Second Nature
  • Copyright
    2012
  • Fiction/Non-Fiction
    Non-Fiction
  • Grade Level
    5-8
  • Subject
    environmental science
  • Author
    Amy Tilmont, Jeff Garside
This is a multi-topic series intended to highlight environmental problems and solutions. The issues are presented from a historical, local, global, and scientific perspective. The books use photographs, images, and different font styles to keep readers engaged. Books are co-authored by scientists who are experts in the topics presented. The sections “What Can I Do?,” “Trailblazers,” and “Expert Opinions,” highlight individual action and ideas. Glossary. Websites. Index. Recommended.

Library Media Connection, March/April 2012



Man vs. Animal is part of the series Second Nature. This book starts with an event familiar to many students, the 2010 oil leak in the Gulf. From here it goes on to explain how all of our actions effect animal life. The authors include information about trailblazers in this area, what kids can do, and career opportunities in this area. The book is written in clear, easy to read language and the pictures and font will make the book eye appealing to readers. Included are a glossary and an index.

Arlington Independent School District, July 2012
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