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Deadly Droughts

ISBN-10: 1482446804
ISBN-13: 9781482446807
Author: Rajczak, Michael
Interest Level: 2-5
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing

Publication Date: April 2011

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 24

Series: Where's The Water

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Grades 2-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Disasters

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)

The 2015 drought in California continually made national news, but it's not the only place that's battled a lack of water in recent years. Droughts disrupt the water cycle, crop production, and the everyday lives of people and animals living in the region. Can they be prevented? Readers are introduced to why droughts happen and how they're dealt with when they do. An emphasis on conservation and drought-prone regions around the world encourages readers to think about this topic with a global view. Full-color photographs illustrate the devastation droughts can cause, and fascinating fact boxes complement the main content with even more science and social studies information.
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