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The California Drought

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Humanity's impact on the natural world can have disastrous effects. The California Droughtshines a light on California's lengthy and devastating dry period. With abundant charts and diagrams and large-format photos, this title explores the science behind climate change, groundwater, and human water use patterns, and considers actions people and governments can take to try to improve the situation. Features include a flow chart showing the disaster's causes and effects, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF051160, JNF051100, JNF065000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Geography, History, Science & Technology
Copyright 2018
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2017-09-01
ISBN 9781532110207, 9781680788051
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 363.34
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.75 x 8.5
Lexile 1130
ATOS Reading Level 8.1
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 505034
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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Ecological Disasters – Library Media Connection

Extremely informative, well laid-out, and expertly researched, these titles should provide a quality nonfiction upgrade to any library collection. Recommended.

Ecological Disasters – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The writing is engaging and informative, some of the titles taking a more narrative approach, while others are more scientific. All of them benefit from back matter that includes flowcharts that show cause and effect, and an ‘Essential Facts’ section that sums up key points. These volumes that look at difficult topics are critical reading for all students.

Author: Laura Perdew