The Mojave Desert

The Mojave Desert

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191021

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Description

This exciting book describes the geological makeup and history of the Mojave Desert in the United States. Located in the states of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, there are several national parks in the desert including Death Valleythe hottest place in North America. Readers will learn about the people, plants, and animals such as cougars, scorpions, and rattlesnakes that inhabit this desert habitat. The Mojave Desert is also a windy place where wind farms have been set up to generate electricity. Special sections describe the desert's natural resources, such as borax, silver, and gold, and the unique problems facing this region.

Reading Level
Lexile
1130L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
7.3
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Geography People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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