What Are Grasslands?
The diversity of plant and animal life on the planet is a topic of both high interest and importance for young readers. This text explores a biome that many will easily identify and with which they may have some familiarity. Several types of grasslands are explored, including details on their formation, locations, climate, and flora and fauna. Examples include North America's Great Plains and the steppes of central Asia. Ecological impact to the areas due to natural phenomena and human intervention are also discussed.