A Place for Frogs

by Melissa Stewart
Illustrated by Higgins Bond
Category: Series: A Place forThemes: Animals
The population of frogs in the United States has been declining for the past fifty years, even in our protected national parks. What dangers do frogs face? How can we help?  
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  • ISBN: 9781561459018
  • Publication date: 04/01/2016
  • Page Count: 32
  • Size: 10-3/8" x 9-3/8"
  • Age Range: 6-10
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  • Publication date: 04/01/2016
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  • Age Range: 6-10
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  • Publication date: 11/15/2020
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Description

The population of frogs in the United States has been declining for the past fifty years, even in our protected national parks. What dangers do frogs face? How can we help?

A teacher and classroom favorite from Melissa Stewart’s award-winning A Place for… series, which spotlights vanishing species. Perfect for budding scientists, environmentalists, and nature lovers.

In simple yet engaging language, acclaimed science writer Melissa Stewart showcases twelve types of North American frogs, from the wood frog to the now rare Oregon spotted frog. Her clear narrative shows the threats these frogs face, and informative sidebars describe a wide variety of efforts to save them. In addition, remarkable full-color illustrations vividly and accurately depict the frogs within the ecosystems that support their survival.

This nonfiction picture book is part of a prize-winning series designed to inform young readers about a wide range of environmental issues and to present ways people can help protect animals and their natural habitats.

Author/Illustrator

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Melissa Stewart

Author

Melissa Stewart earned degrees from Union College and New York University and worked as an editor. She is the author of more than sixty books and lives in Massachusetts.

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Higgins Bond

Illustrator

Higgins Bond received a BFA from the Memphis College of Art and has illustrated many books for children. She lives in Tennessee.

Reviews

“A good starting place for environmental studies.” ―Booklist

“Beautifully illustrated… and makes a strong case for conservation.” ―School Library Journal

Awards

NSTA Recommends ―National Science Teachers Association, 2011

Green Earth Book Award (Honor Book, Nonfiction) ―Newton Marasco Foundation, 2011

Resources

Resources: Teacher's Guide

Teacher’s Guide

More Details

AR Level: 4.8
F&P: P, Gr 3, Genre I
Lexile: 930L
Themes: Frogs, Biodiversity, Environment, Habitats, Life Cycle
BISAC 1: JNF037020 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
BISAC 2: JNF051100 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems
BISAC 3: JNF003190 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians