The Most Beautiful Roof in the World - Kathryn Lasky (Paperback)

Exploring the Rainforest Canopy

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Barcode
9780152008970
Department
Books
Released
1 Feb 1997
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Kathryn Lasky
Christopher G. Knight (Photographer)
Christopher G. Knight (Illustrator)
Subtitle
Exploring the Rainforest Canopy
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language
English
Dimensions
311 x 203 x 6mm (227g)

Annotation

Describes the work of Meg Lowman in the rainforest canopy, an area unexplored until the last ten years and home to previously unknown species of plants and animals

Summary

Journey along with Dr. Meg Lowman, a scientist who, with the help of slings, suspended walkways, and mountain-climbing equipment, has managed to ascend into one of our planet&;s least accessible and most fascinating ecosystems--the rain-forest canopy. &;Fresh in outlook and intriguing in details, this book will strengthen any library collection on the rainforest.&; --Booklist

Juvenile Non-Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Trees & Forests
Library Subject 1
Rain forest ecology; Research; Juvenile literature.
Library Subject 2
Forest canopy ecology; Research; Juvenile literature.
Library Subject 3
Plant ecologists; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature.
Academic Subject 1
Children's Environmental Studies
Dewey Classification
574.5/2642

Author Bio

Lasky, Kathryn: - KATHRYN LASKY's many books for young people have received such honors as the Parents' Choice Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and a Newbery Honor citation. Her picture books include The Emperor's Old Clothes, illustrated by David Catrow; A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain, illustrated by Barry Moser; and Marven of the Great North Woods, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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