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Written by Katie Marsico


ISBN: 978-0-531-22728-2

List Price: $29.00

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The largest of today’s primates, gorillas are among humans’ closest relatives in the animal kingdom. In the wild, they face few natural enemies. However, human activities are threatening these animals’ survival. Readers will learn what life is like for wild gorillas and why these amazing animals are an important part of the natural world. They will also learn what is causing gorillas to disappear and what people are doing to save them from extinction.
This title will ship February 1, 2017
Item #: 659280
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2017
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 599.884
  • Engaging sidebars highlight important conservation efforts
  • Maps show where endangered animals are found in the wild
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that make them easy to understand
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at these incredible animals
  • Charts, diagrams, and infographics help clarify complex topics
  • The Big Debate section at the end of each book encourages critical thinking
  • A Calling All Conservationists! section at the end of the book encourages readers to take specific action and help protect all these endangered species
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Complex texts allow students to determine main ideas and explain how they are supported by key details
  • Glossaries and sidebars allow students to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently
  • Grade-appropriate contexts help students determine the meaning of domain-specific words and phrases