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River Beds: Sleeping in the World's Rivers

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This sequel to the award-winning Water Beds: Sleeping in the Ocean (2007 Teacher's Choice & 2005 Mom's Choice) takes readers on an around-the-world boat ride to learn how mammals sleep in or around nine major rivers of the world on all continents except Antarctica. Row down the Mississippi and watch two river otters slip into a hollow tree or look to the bank of the Br ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Arbordale Publishing
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Jenny
This book describes a number of mammals that sleep in or near rivers around the world. Animals included are Asian short-clawed otter, platypus, beaver, river otter, boto dolphin, Indus River dolphin, capybara, hippo, mink and water vole. The text is interesting. The end of the book includes a page where children can match photos of the animal to descriptions of it, maps of where the animals live, and some suggestions for mapping activities children can do. My children really enjoyed this book.
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Gail Langer Karwoski writes historical novels and nonfiction for kids in grades 3-9, as well as “green” picture books. Curiosity inspires her choice of topics and research helps her books grow. Her titles have won lots of awards and are enjoyed in classrooms around the country.

When she isn’t clicking away on her keyboard, you can find this former teacher visiting schools and libraries. Gail’s live
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