Our Living World: Earth's Biomes, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1591870682
  • ISBN-13: 9781591870685
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 672 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released May 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

  • Price:  Sign in for price



From the arid sand dunes of the Sahara Desert to the colorful coral beds of the Great Barrier Reef, Our Living World takes young readers on an engaging tour of seven of Earth's ecosystems. Students will learn about the key plants and animals that make each ecosystem unique. They'll also get a glimpse of humanity's effects, both positive and negative, on the habitats of countless creatures. Informative sidebars, suggested activities, and supplemental reference materials throughout the text contribute to a well-rounded portrait of our world's natural wonders.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1591870526 | ISBN-13: 9781591870524


"Finding good reference sources for younger learners is always a challenge. All entries contain vibrant color photographs and maps, colored sidebars, and a variety of boxed supplementary reference features. A visual and informational feast. --Booklist, September 1, 2007

— Booklist

Table of Contents

Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Content Adviser.
Table of Contents.
1: Defining Oceans and Seas.
2: Focus on Reefs and Key Species.
3: Predators.
4: Prey.
5: Flora.
6: Herbivores.
7: A Cycle of Life.
8: Diving Deep.
9: The Human Touch.
Chart of Species.