|aWhite River Junction, Vt. : |bNomad Press, |c2010
|a29 p. : |bcol. ill. ; |c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 29) and index
|aWhat is a biome?--Landscape and climate of the desert--Plants growing in the desert have adapted--Environmental threats--Biodiversity at risk--The future of the desert--Conservation challenge
|a"How have plants and animals adapted to the harsh climate of the desert? What eats what in the desert? Is the desert always hot? Why is the desert important? Find out the answers to these questions and more. Endangered biomes: deserts investigates the cycle of life in our planet's desert biome. See how environmental threats endanger the balance of life in this dry, fragile place, and why this matters. Learn what you can do to protect the desert!"--P.  of cover