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Multcolib School Corps Picks Biomes Grade 9

The Rain Forests of the Pacific Northwest
The Rain Forests of the Pacific Northwest By Behler, Deborah A. (Book - 2001 ) j 577.34 B419r 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Provides an overview of the rain forests of the world and describes the rain forests of the Pacific Northwest and the life that they support

Geology of the Pacific Northwest
Geology of the Pacific Northwest Investigate How the Earth Was Formed With 15 Projects By Brown, Cynthia L. (Book - 2011 ) j 557.95 B87758g 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn how geology and physical geography are intertwined and explore the wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, western Montana, and northern California are a unique part of the United States known for its explosive volcanoes and earthquakes. The region has everthing from glaciers and tundra to mighty rivers and the only temperate rainforest in the United States.

Exploring Pacific Coast Tidepools
Exploring Pacific Coast Tidepools By Brown, Vinson (Book - 1996 ) 578.770979 B881e 1996 Available in some locations

Annotation:This edition with more than 70 color photographs is a handy field guide to the common seashore creatures and flora found along the Pacific Coast from Baja California to Alaska.

On the Coral Reefs
On the Coral Reefs By Collard, Sneed B. (Book - 2006 ) j 577.789 C697o 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the work of Dr. Alexander Grutter and other biologists in the field of coral reef relationships.

Oceans
Oceans How We Use the Seas By Desonie, Dana (Book - 2008 ) j 551.46 D467o 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:An introduction to how life in our oceans works, and how we are threatening it with pollution and depletion of fisheries.

Extreme Coral Reef! Q & A
Extreme Coral Reef! Q & A (Book - 2008 ) j 591.77 E96 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Some coral is extremely hard-with a skeleton made of stone.Some coral is extremely soft-so soft, it sways in the ocean current.Most coral animals are extremely small-the size of a pencil eraser.But some coral reefs are extremely large-bigger than New Mexico!

Wildlife Atlas
Wildlife Atlas A Complete Guide to Animals and Their Habitats By Farndon, John (Book - 2002 ) j 591.9 F235w 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Provides information about eight different habitats around the world and the various animals that live in each.

The Kingfisher Young People's Book of Living Worlds
The Kingfisher Young People's Book of Living Worlds By Gifford, Clive (Book - 2002 ) j 577 G458k 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduces the diversity of the natural world through maps, facts, and photographs, emphasizing the complex relationships between different species.

Rain Forest Revealed
Rain Forest Revealed By Green, Jen (Book - 2004 ) j 577.34 G796r 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Green worlds -- In the treetops -- Forest floor -- On the ground -- The sustaining forest -- Insect trap -- Setting seed -- Forest food web -- Water world -- Getting around -- Constant danger -- Finding a mate -- Forest at night -- Temple of the sun -- Forests and people -- Fragile forests

Eyewitness Jungle
Eyewitness Jungle By Greenaway, Theresa (Book Plus CD - 2009 ) j 577.34 G798e 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Illustrated guide to the plants, animals, and insects found in the world's tropical rain forests.

Kingfisher Voyages
Kingfisher Voyages Rainforest By Johnson, Jinny (Book - 2006 ) j 578.734 J67k 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Follow the rain-forest expert Nalini Nadkarni as she climbs through layers of foliage, from the dark forest floor to the misty cloud canopy that teems with life.

Deciduous Forests
Deciduous Forests By Latham, Donna (Book - 2010 ) j 577.3 L3522d 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the climate of deciduous forests and introduces the plants and animals that live in them.

Arctic
Arctic By Lynch, Wayne (Book - 2007 ) j 577 L987ao 2007 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Examines the climate, plants and animals of the Arctic regions.

Prairie Grasslands
Prairie Grasslands By Lynch, Wayne (Book - 2006 ) j 577.44 L987p 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines countless wonders of prairie grasslands.

Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains By Lynch, Wayne (Book - 2006 ) j 577.53 L987r 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Takes you on a personal tour through the Rocky Mountains ecosystem.

Life in A Deciduous Forest
Life in A Deciduous Forest By MacMillan, Dianne M. (Book - 2003 ) j 577.3 M167L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explores the Adirondack forests of New York state, discussing how the forest develops, the plants and animals found there, and ways in which the living and nonliving parts of the forest work together.

Oceans
Oceans By McMillan, Beverly (Book - 2007 ) j 551.46 M167o 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Oceans is a multi-dimensional showcase of the aquatic universe! Take a look inside the formation of waves and tsunamis, see a cross-section of an underwater living lab, and explore the plant and animal species that live miles beneath the ocean¹s surface.

The Pacific Coast
The Pacific Coast By Mudd-Ruth, Maria (Book - 2001 ) j 577.51 M943p 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the tides, plants, animals, and ecosystems found along the Pacific coast from the icy waters of Alaska to the tropical waters of Mexico.

Deserts
Deserts The Living Drylands By Oldfield, Sara (Book - 2004 ) j 577.54 O44d 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Deserts represent the ultimate challenge to life on Earth. Their lack of water and extreme temperatures make survival difficult for both wildlife and people, yet deserts are rich in animal and plant life and culture.

Life in A Grassland
Life in A Grassland By Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw (Book - 2003 ) j 577.4 P295L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the physical features, processes, and many different species of plants and animals that make up the ecosystem of the American tallgrass prairie.

Rain Forest
Rain Forest (Book - 2006 ) j 577.34 R1545 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduction -- What's up at 6 am? -- The dawn chorus -- Brazil-nut breakfast -- Figs for all -- What's up at 10 am? -- Ant attack -- Monkeying around -- Home alone -- What's up at 2 pm? -- Hide and seek -- Watch the birdie -- Bromeliad baths -- What's up at 6 pm? -- Night watch -- Going batty -- Sloth going -- What's up at 10 pm? -- Scary spiders -- Midnight mammals -- On the prowl

Life in An Old Growth Forest
Life in An Old Growth Forest By Rapp, Valerie (Book - 2003 ) j 577.3 R221L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the ecosystem of the Douglas fir, the old growth forests of the Pacific Northwest, the effects of human activities on them, and efforts to protect them.

Life in A River
Life in A River By Rapp, Valerie (Book - 2003 ) j 577.64 R221L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Go on a journey that begins in small mountain streams and passes through large rivers to the ocean. Using the Columbia River Basin as an example, LIFE IN A RIVER examines the physical features, processes and many different species of plants and animals that make up a unique river ecosystem.

Life in A Lake
Life in A Lake By Stewart, Melissa (Book - 2003 ) j 577.63 S851L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes how Lake Superior was formed and the interdependence of the plants and animals that live in and around it.

Life in An Estuary
Life in An Estuary By Walker, Sally M. (Book - 2003 ) j 577.786 W184L 2003 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 3 copies

Annotation:Examines the physical features, processes, and many different species of plants and animals that make up the ecosystem of the largest estuary in the United States, the Chesapeake Bay.

Life in the Tundra
Life in the Tundra By Winner, Cherie (Book - 2003 ) j 577.586 W776L 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the physical features, processes, and many different species of plants and animals that make up the ecosystem of Alaska's North Slope.

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