Prairie Builders (Paperback)

Reconstructing America's Lost Grasslands (Scientists in the Field Series)

By Sneed B. Collard III

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780547014418, 72pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/30/2005)

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Sneed B. Collard III profiles Pauline Drobney and her crew as they struggle to rebuild a tallgrass prairie in central Iowa. From setting fires to rejuvenate the landscape, to searching for native seeds, to tracking down the elusive Regal Fritillary with Dr. Diane Debinsky, the story of rebuilding and regenerating the prairie landscape is a compelling and inspiring one.

About the Author

Sneed B. Collard III has written more than fifty books for young people. In 2006, he received the Washington Post–Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award for his body of work. He lives with his family in Montana.To learn more about Sneed B. Collard III, visit