Place for Frogs
The population of frogs in the United States has been declining for the past fifty years, even in our protected national parks. What dangers do frogs face? How can we help?
A teacher and classroom favorite from Melissa Stewart’s award-winning A Place for… series, which spotlights vanishing species. Perfect for budding scientists, environmentalists, and nature lovers.
In simple yet engaging language, acclaimed science writer Melissa Stewart showcases twelve types of North American frogs, from the wood frog to the now rare Oregon spotted frog. Her clear narrative shows the threats these frogs face, and informative sidebars describe a wide variety of efforts to save them. In addition, remarkable full-color illustrations vividly and accurately depict the frogs within the ecosystems that support their survival.
This nonfiction picture book is part of a prize-winning series designed to inform young readers about a wide range of environmental issues and to present ways people can help protect animals and their natural habitats.
A Place for Bats
A Place for Birds
A Place for Butterflies
A Place for Fish
A Place for Turtles
Teacher’s Guide available.
Green Earth Book Award (Honor Book, Nonfiction) / Newton Marasco Foundation
NSTA Recommends / National Science Teachers Association
Place for Turtles
This fact-filled, colorful book looks at the amazing world of turtles.
In simple yet informative language, A Place for Turtles provides an intriguing look at turtles and the ecosystems that support their survival. Bond’s stunning, realistic paintings depict a variety of turtles and their environments. Stewart also introduces readers to the ways human action or inaction can affect turtle populations, and offers a list of things they can do to help protect turtles in their own communities.