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Where is the Great Barrier Reef? / by Nico Medina ; illustrated by John Hinderliter.

By: Medina, Nico, 1982- [author.]Contributor(s): Hinderliter, John [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Where is (Grosset & Dunlap)Description: 108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmISBN: 9780399542398 (library binding); 0399542396 (library binding); 1484491971 (library binding); 9781484491973 (library binding); 9780448486994 (pbk.); 0448486997 (pbk.)Subject(s): Coral reef ecology -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.) -- Juvenile literature | Great Barrier Reef (Qld.) -- Juvenile literature
Contents:
Where is the Great Barrier Reef? -- Islands from hilltops -- The first reef people -- Coral -- Creatures of the reef -- Rain forests and sea grasslands -- The unknown South Land -- "Save the reef!" -- Timelines.
Summary: "In this Where Is? title, kids can explore the Great Barrier Reef--big enough to be seen from space but made up of billions of tiny living organisms. The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Australia, is the world's largest coral reef system. Stretching more than 1,400 miles, it provides a home to a wide diversity of creatures. Designated a World Heritage Site, the reef is suffering from the effects of climate change but this fascinating book shows this spectacular part of our planet." --
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Where is the Great Barrier Reef? -- Islands from hilltops -- The first reef people -- Coral -- Creatures of the reef -- Rain forests and sea grasslands -- The unknown South Land -- "Save the reef!" -- Timelines.

"In this Where Is? title, kids can explore the Great Barrier Reef--big enough to be seen from space but made up of billions of tiny living organisms. The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Australia, is the world's largest coral reef system. Stretching more than 1,400 miles, it provides a home to a wide diversity of creatures. Designated a World Heritage Site, the reef is suffering from the effects of climate change but this fascinating book shows this spectacular part of our planet." --

Age 8-12.

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