Back from Near Extinction

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Scientists estimate that thousands of species are going extinct every year. Such a loss of species can have devastating effects on local ecosystems and food chains. However, conservationists are fighting back. With clear text, vivid photos, and helpful diagrams, Back from Near Extinction provides examples of how dedicated scientists have saved threatened species from disappearing forever. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Back from Near Extinction (8 titles)
American Alligator 5.7
American Bison 5.5
Bald Eagle 5.1
California Condor 5.4
Giant Galápagos Tortoise 5.6
Gray Wolf 5.4
Grizzly Bear 5.4
Humpback Whale 5.5
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals
Copyright 2017
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2016-12-15
ISBN 9781680784619, 9781680798463
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 0
Features Glossary of key words, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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Back from Near Extinction - School Library Connection

The volumes in this series are divided into four chapters providing an overview of each species in the wild, an understanding of the forces that pushed the species to the edge of extinction, the efforts that brought the species back from the brink, and what remains to be done to insure the species’ survival. Sidebars provide additional information. . . . Any teacher emphasizing the importance of primary source material will appreciate the “Straight to the Source” pages, which present substantial quotes from scientific publications followed by higher level thought questions designed to have the reader compare and contrast information. . . . Recommended.

Back from Near Extinction – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Well-organized accounts of animal populations that have declined, then recovered to various degrees. Explanations of how each group became threatened are thorough; they include solid historical background and insights into the complex factors that impacted each situation. Photographs show examples of conservation initiatives and dangers to species, along with a number of wildlife shots. Several critical thinking challenges provide optional activities based on the main text and excerpted sources. Population statistics are included within the text. . . . A standout series that will pair well with environmental studies lessons.