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Doeden, Matt

Summary: "Could you survive being lost in the desert? Imagine being attacked by a rattlesnake in North America's Sonoran Desert, wild dogs in Africa's Kalahari Desert, or a redback spider in the Australian Outback. How far would you be willing to go to save your own life? Would it work? Flip through these pages to find out!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, an imprint of Capstone 2023

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Anthony, William

Summary: This book looks at many different animals that live in the desert, and provides facts about their place in the desert ecosystem. Topics include relationships between predators and prey, and other basic science curriculum subjects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kid Haven Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.54 ANT

Weglinski, Michaela

Summary: "Find out what a desert is and what kinds of plants and animals call the desert home"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN WEG

Gagne, Tammy

Summary: An introduction to desert ecology, discussing what lives in a desert, what a desert ecosystem is, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wonder Books, an imprint of The Child's World 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.54 GAG

Latham, Donna.

Summary: Discusses the characteristics and geography of deserts, the different types of deserts around the world, and the animals and plants that live in them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.54 LAT

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Presents the natural life and habitat of the Sonoran Desert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's Sons 1996

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 508.315 Yolen

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD PLA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Pl II

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PLA

Allgor, Marie.

Summary: Discusses the desert biome and the many endangered species that live there, including slender-horned gazelle, Egyptian vulture, and desert tortoise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.68 ALL

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Explains how the animal and human inhabitants of the Sonoran Desert of Arizona, including a mountain lion, a roadrunner, a coyote, a tortoise, and members of the Papago Indian tribe, adapt to and survive the desert's merciless heat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TROPY 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Banting, Erinn.

Summary: Learn about the plants and animals that have adapted to survive in the hottest (sometimes coldest) and driest environments on earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AV2 by Weigl 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.54 BAN

Messner, Kate

Summary: "Over the canyon, the sun scalds the air, and bakes the desert mud to stone. But under the shade of the canyon hides another world, where bighorn sheep bound from rock to rock on the hillside, roadrunners make their nests in sturdy cacti, and banded geckos tuck themselves into the shelter of the sand. This book takes readers on a journey through the wonders concealed in the curves of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2021

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Summary: Bill Nye travels to Arizona's stunning Sonoran Desert to explore this unique ecosystem and demonstrate the special ways its native plants and animals flourish.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIL

Summary: Waterholes are vital to the African ecosystem; bustling oases where elephants, lions, leopards and hundreds of other species meet and compete for water. But little is known about how they support so much life. Now the Mwiba Wildlife Reserve and local communities in Tanzania are building the world's first waterhole with a built-in specialized camera rig. With half-submerged and weather-proofed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LIF

Castro, Rachel

Summary: Provides information on some amazing desert landscapes around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.41 CAS

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 551.41 CAS

Gray, Susan Heinrichs

Summary: "Desert examines the characteristics of the habitat and the creatures who inhabit it in a simple way that helps children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a glossary and index. ATOS below 2"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing Group 2023

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Eco Gray

Hunter, Nick.

Contents: Sand and rock -- Where to start -- Who's going with you? -- Discovering the deserts -- Seeing the sights -- Interview with a desert expert -- The living desert -- Interview with a conservationist -- Human-made wonders -- Are the deserts changing? -- World map -- Timeline -- Fact file -- Glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.54 HUN

Summary: Join the class as they learn how plants and animals survive in the desert. It's one hot field trip!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1996

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set MSB 577.74 Cole 1996

Baylor, Byrd.

Summary: Simple text and illustrations describe the characteristics of the desert and its plant, animal, and human life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1975

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAY

Cyrus, Kurt

Summary: "In honor of its centenary, a majestic cactus is celebrated by its neighbors, the local wildlife inhabitants, for its gifts of food, shelter, and shade"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CYR

Summary: A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corporation 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc P

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PLA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD PLA

Summary: "From the team behind the multi-award-winning The blue planet comes this epic series celebrating the earth as never before. Embracing the world's incredible landscapes and fascinating wildlife, Planet earth takes the defitive look at the diversity of our planet" (container).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.22 DVD Planet 2007

Summary: A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PLA

Campbell, Andrew

Summary: Examines the food chain of animals in the desert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smart Apple Media 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 577.54 Campb

Shelton, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.1 SHE

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