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Written by Katie Marsico


ISBN: 978-0-531-22729-9

List Price: $29.00

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With their enormous size and distinctive horns, rhinoceroses are immediately recognizable. Unfortunately, threats such as habitat loss, poaching, and natural disasters are causing these incredible animals to disappear from their natural habitats. Readers will find out how rhinos live in the wild and what roles they play in nature. They will also learn about the history of human-rhino interactions and find out what people are doing to save these animals from extinction.
This title will ship February 1, 2017
Item #: 659281
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 #: 599.66/8
  • 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