Synopses & Reviews
Come spend A Day on the Mountain, the follow up to Kevin Kurtz's award-winning first book, A Day in the Salt Marsh. Rhyming verse and vibrant illustrations take readers up a mountain, from the forested bottom to the snow-covered top. While climbing, they witness the changing habitats and meet the plants and animals that live there. Learn about Black bears, Great Gray Owls, Garter snakes, Clark's nutcrackers, Bighorn sheep, Hummingbirds, Yellow-bellied marmots, Mountain goats, Salamanders, and Snow fleas. The For Creative Minds educational section includes: Mountain Ecosystems, Mountain to Arctic Pole Map Comparison, Above or Below the Tree Line?, and Match the Animals. Additional Teaching Activities and Interactive Quizzes are available on Sylvan Dell Publishing's website.