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Endangered Species: Resources

Spider Monkey

DK Eyewitness Books: Endangered Animals

ISBN: 0756668832
Ages 8-12

This is the “go-to” science book for all ages. Wonderful photographs, illustrations, maps, graphs, and well-written text means this book has something for everyone. Young non-readers will want to look at the great pictures, like the one of the dodo bird. Readers will find amazing facts about extinct and endangered animals and plants. Adults will enjoy the thorough coverage of the topics from what is a species to what are invasive plants and animals and how do they impact and threaten other species. Such a wonderful book to have in your library! This hardcover version even has a CD of clipart.

Dolphin

National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More!

ISBN: 1426310226
Ages 8-12

Take a long look at this one. This is the mother of all animal books, covering 2,500 different species. Pictures, pictures and more pictures. Great explanation of how animals are classified, with chapters on migration, adaptation, and lots more.

Sea Lion

What Do You See?: A Lift-the-Flap Book About Endangered Animals (Little Green Books)

ISBN: 1416971238
Ages 2-5

This book is a great introduction to endangered species for little learners. This poetry board book is just what little hands need, complete with flaps to reveal the mystery animal.

Penguin

Almost Gone: The World's Rarest Animals (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

ISBN: 0060536004
Ages 4-8

Fun cut paper art brings a unique twist to a very important topic. Learn about the rarest animals on the planet. Find out what we can do to save them. Great book for the early reader.

Lupine

Why Plants Become Extinct (My Science Library, 3-4)

ISBN: 1618102222
Ages 8 and up

Great color photographs and impressive diagrams partner up with the important science of endangered plants in a text-like format. Fascinating facts are found throughout the book. At the end, there is a quiz to assess what you have learned.

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