Life on Surtsey: Iceland's Upstart Island

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
November 14, 2017
Pages
80
Dimensions
11.2 X 0.5 X 9.1 inches | 1.36 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780544687233

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About the Author

Loree Griffin Burns, Ph.D., did her doctoral at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Ms. Burns lives in Massachusetts with her husband and children. She is the author of Beetle Busters, Tracking Trash, and The Hive Detectives.

Reviews

โ˜… "An amazing science adventure well worth the trip." -- Kirkus, starred review

โ˜… "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

โ˜…"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