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Kindle Edition, 176 pages
Published November 12th 2019 by Bloomsbury Children's Books
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Kate Waggoner
Aug 22, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019-read
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Thank you to the publisher @bloomsburypublishing and the author #MarkKurlansky for sharing an advance copy of Bugs in Danger: Our Vanishing Bees, Butterflies, and Beetles with the #kidlitexchange network. All opinions are my own.

Kurlansky's book covers the rising problem of the decreasing bee, butterfly, and beetle population. The book is divided into 5 sections: an introduction to the insect world, a section on bees, one on beetles, one on butterflies, and finally a
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Kyra Nay
Bugs in Danger is a testament to biodiversity. Every species is inherently valuable because every species has unique genes. But every species is also interconnected to all other species. When the population of one species is endangered, others are at risk too. Insects make up nearly all 80% of animal species. Unfortunately, insects are in serious danger from habitat loss, invasive species, pollution, human population growth, overharvesting, and climate change, threatening the biodiversity of the ...more
Patti Sabik
Oct 15, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction, ya
While I enjoyed the content of this book, unfortunately I cannot fathom my middle schoolers eagerly devouring the well-written material. Kurlansky should take a note from his amazingly week-received “A World Without Fish” which flies off the shelves because of the graphics and text elements. “Bugs in Danger” has all the material and content that would appeal to teen readers but lacks the zest necessary to draw them in.
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Mark Kurlansky has written, edited, or contributed to twenty books, which have been translated into twenty-five languages and won numerous prizes. His previous books Cod, Salt, 1968, and The Food of a Younger Land were all New York Times best-sellers.