Glacier

Joanne Mattern, 1963-

Book - 2018

"In northwest Montana's Glacier National Park, huge, icy glaciers stream the sides of towering mountain peaks. Below, beautiful green forests grow along the shores of sparkling blue lakes. Readers will get a detailed view of the park as they explore its beautiful natural landscapes and examine its diverse population of plants and animals. They will also learn about the parks history, what environmental threats it faces today, and more."--

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Children's Room j978.652/Mattern Due May 31, 2022
Series
True book.
National parks (Children's Press (New York, N.Y.))
Subjects
Published
New York, NY : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc 2018.
Language
English
Physical Description
48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9780531235065
0531235068
9780531238097
0531238091
Main Author
Joanne Mattern, 1963- (author)
  • A park formed by Glaciers
  • How did Glacier form and when did it become a park?
  • Mountains, lakes, and more
  • What natural features are found in Glacier?
  • Animals big and small
  • What animals live in the park?
  • The big truth
  • Animal field guide
  • Plants and elevations
  • What plants are found in Glacier?
  • Issues facing the park
  • What problems does Glacier face?
  • Map mystery
  • Be an animal tracker!
Review by Publisher Summary 1

In northwest Montana's Glacier National Park, huge, icy glaciers stream the sides of towering mountain peaks. Below, beautiful green forests grow along the shores of sparkling blue lakes.A True Book: National Parks series allows readers to experience spectacular vistas and natural landscapes, as well as interact with the rich tapestry of American History. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.Readers will get a detailed view of the park as they explore its beautiful natural landscapes and examine its diverse population of plants and animals. They will also learn about the parks history, what environmental threats it faces today, and more.