Level 7 Unit 11
Social Studies: Deserts


by Martin Jenkins
A presentation of the varied people and ecology of deserts.
  A Living Desert
by Guy J. Spencer and Tim Fuller
Describes the plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert of the American Southwest.


by Keith Lye
A description of the characteristics of various deserts.
  Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness
by Edward Abbey
A personal account of living in the desert at Moab, Utah.


Lost in the Devil's Desert
by Gloria Skurzynski
Alone, Kevin becomes lost in the Utah desert.
  Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert
by William Langewiesche
Chronicles a 1,200 mile trans-Saharan trek.



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