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A Place for Turtles

Melissa Stewart, Higgins Bond (Illustrator)


List Price: 7.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/1/2019)


Turtles outlived the dinosaurs, but today they are one of the most threatened species of vertebrae on Earth. How can we help?

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

"A perfect resource." ―National Science Teachers Association

In simple yet engaging language, acclaimed science writer Melissa Stewart showcases twelve types of North American turtles, from the familiar box turtle to the majestic loggerhead turtle. Her clear narrative shows the threats these turtles face, and informative sidebars describe a wide variety of efforts to save them. Featuring glorious full-color illustrations by Higgins Bond and range maps for each turtle, this is a perfect choice for budding scientists, environmentalists, and nature lovers.

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.

Also available:
A Place for Bats
A Place for Birds
A Place for Butterflies
A Place for Fish
A Place for Frogs

Teacher's Guide available.


Green Earth Book Award (Nonfiction) / The Nature Generation
NSTA Recommends / National Science Teachers Association
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 / NSTA / CBC

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781682630976, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2019