Scientists are very worried about frogs. Some kinds have become extinct in the last few years, while many others are endangered and they too could become extinct. There are several causes of this problem, including global warming.

  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane
  • Series: A Robbie Reader
  • Year Published: 2007
  • Age Level: 8-13
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These volumes are perfect for young readers seeking information on contemporary environmental issues. Short chapters, large font, and pronunciation guides to key words engage children doing research, but the depth of information is not compromised. Historical and scientific background, the current status, existing rescue efforts, and future prospects are addressed. Colorful, up-close photographs are accompanied by satisfying explanatory captions. “What You Can Do” pages provide practical suggestions for proactive readers. (School Library Journal)