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Living in a World of Brown

Where Survival Means Blending In

Living in a World of Brown( )
Author: Stone, Tanya Lee
Series title:Living in a World of... Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2001
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Imprint:Blackbirch Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.69USD $18.95
Book Description:

Arctic hares actually change the color of their fur to match the season. Decorator crabs cover themselves with seaweed and other materials that make them nearly invisible on the ocean bottom. Chameleons at rest blend with their surroundings, but they can change the color of their skin at will--displaying bright yellows and oranges to attract a mate or scare an enemy. These are just a few of the many incredible ways that animals use camouflage to survive in their habitats. Sometimes...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / General
Nature / Animals / Wildlife
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 7.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.499 Pounds
Author Biography
Stone, Tanya Lee (Author)

Tanya Lee Stone studied English at Oberlin College and was an editor of children's nonfiction for many years. She also has a Masters Degree. She teaches writing at Champlain College. After many years as an editor. Tanya moved to Vermont and returned to writing. This award-winning author has written titles that include the young adult novel, A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl, Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald , picture books Elizabeth Leads the Way, Sandy's Circus, and Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? She has also written narrative nonfiction with her titles: Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream, and The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie. In 2014 her title, Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, made The New York Times Best Seller List.


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