The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery
The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery
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Annotation: This real-life science mystery follows a team of scientists as they try to save Panamanian golden frogs and find the reasons behind their decline.
Catalog Number: #5010098
Format: Library Binding
Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Publisher: Millbrook Press
Copyright Date: 2012
Edition Date: 2012
Pages: 48 p.
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-7613-5108-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-7613-5108-5
Dewey: 597.8
LCCN: 2010042642
Dimensions: 26 cm.
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies:
Starred Review ALA Booklist (Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 CDT 2011)
ALA Booklist (Thu Sep 01 00:00:00 CDT 2011)
Horn Book (Sun Apr 01 00:00:00 CDT 2012)
Kirkus Reviews
National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade
Science Books and Films
School Library Journal (Tue Nov 01 00:00:00 CDT 2011)
Wilson's Children's Catalog
Wilson's High School Catalog
Wilson's Junior High Catalog
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Word Count: 3,871
Reading Level: 5.7
Interest Level: 4-7
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.7 / points: 1.0 / quiz: 145221 / grade: Middle Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:6.3 / points:4.0 / quiz:Q54601
Lexile: 910L

Panamanian golden frogs aren't just cute, little, and yellow. They're also the national symbol of Panama. But they started to disappear about fifteen years ago. What's killing them? Could it be a change in their habitat? What about pollution? Might it be a result of climate change? Follow a team of scientists working to save these frogs and protect frog populations worldwide in this real-life science mystery.