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Author: Yezerski, Thomas
Publisher: FSG Kids
Year Published: 2011
ISBN: 9780374349134
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5

Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story

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The Meadowlands just south of New York was once home to hundreds of species of plants and animals, but in the four hundred years since European explorers first arrived in the Meadowlands, people have all but destroyed it. Slowly, with help from activist groups, government organizations, and ordinary people, the resilient creatures of the Meadowlands are making a comeback, and the wetlands are recovering. This book is a great companion to River Ran Wild and one of the few environmental success stories in picture books. Meadowlands uses the same format as River Ran Wild with related drawings framing every page and in fact happens very close to the site of Meadowlands. These two titles could be used as models for report writing in environmental science, particularly in grade 5, since both of these books deal with waterways and wetlands, grade 7, since it illustrates interactions and ecosystems and also grade 8, freshwater systems.

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