National Geographic Investigates: Animals on the Edge: Science Races to Save Species Threatened With Extinction (National Geographic Investigates Science)

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Grades 4 - 8Grades 7 - 12n/a8.411052
Animals on the Edge aligns young readers with scientists, conservationists, and educators who are committed to the preservation of animals around the world.

The informed and educational narrative examines numerous threats to animals in the wild, raising awareness of each species, and detailing the extent and urgency of the problem. The book also encourages young animal lovers to take an active role in the preservation of creatures great and small.

The author offers a hopeful message for the future with inspiring stories of animals that are now off the "endangered species" list. Animals on the Edge provides a full update on the scientific efforts to save endangered species in the 21st century. This compelling title will inspire readers to participate in the race to save those species currently threatened with extinction.

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Hardcover, 64 pages
Published on August 12, 2008 by National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN-10: 1426303580
ISBN-13: 9781426303586
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  • melodyt
    melodytWednesday, June 1, 2016 at 5:04 am44 starsFeatured
    I have used this book throughout this unit, in this book I understand more things about the endangered species. I also understand many things in this book. I really recommend this book to other people because after I read this book I feel that animals are really important to us. I recommend this book for the people who thinks that animals aren't important because after you finish reading this book, you will have a whole new different point of view. Inside this book, they will give you a list of the endangered species and then when you look at it, you will feel like we have to do something to save the animals right now.