NONFICTION

Gone is Gone: Wildlife Under Threat

Orca. (Orca Wild). Sept. 2019. 128p. glossary. index. photos. Tr $24.95. ISBN 9781459816855.
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Gr 4-7–In this colorful and informative nonfiction title, Groc discusses threats to currently endangered animals. Beginning with an impassioned foreword from Jane Goodall, the book takes the reader on an adventure that remains informational, but still entertaining. Each wildlife encounter introduces an animal that is in danger. These brief yet encompassing passages offer an in-depth understanding of each endangered animal. Readers may take special interest in the section on endangered species in their backyard. This section provides suggestions on how to become a conscientious member of our planet and a steward for endangered species.
VERDICT A refreshing look at endangered species. Especially recommended for secondary environmental science classrooms.

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