Different Kinds of Soil

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791201

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Description

Children will enjoy finding out about different types of soils from different climates, what animals and plants live in these different soils, and just how valuable soil is to human life.

Reading Level
Lexile
870L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
5.6
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Geography Nature Picture Books
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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