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Life on Surtsey - (Scientists in the Field (Paperback)) by Loree Griffin Burns (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 80

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Science & Nature

Series Title: Scientists in the Field (Paperback)

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: Environmental Science & Ecosystems

Author: Loree Griffin Burns

Language: English

TCIN: 52147511
UPC: 9780544687233
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-1206


★ "An amazing science adventure well worth the trip." -- Kirkus, starred review

"Burns clearly conveys the long hours and spare conditions for such work... as well as the research team's unmitigated enthusiasm....Appendices offer insights into Iceland's culture and extreme climate, all of which enrich this unique demonstration of life's awe-inspiring tenacity." --Booklist, starred review

★"A plethora of curriculum connections make this a STEM title not to miss; budding scientists will return to this again and again."--School Library Journal, STARRED review

"Burns, who traveled with Icelandic researchers to Surtsey, meticulously documents every detail of life in a remote field station, from the particulars of trapping insects to the extremes taken to minimize human impact on the island."--Horn Book

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