Over 40 illustrations introduce children to the fascinating life and diversity of the North American desert. Includes such animals as a Gila monster, kit fox, prairie dog, desert tortoise, California quail, and others, plus a wide variety of plant life: cactus, sagebrush, saltbush, and many more. Free Teacher's Manual available. Grades: 3–5.Boost: Seriously Fun Learning! Keeping children entertained and engaged is the key to learning, and the Boost series offers a wide range of fun-filled coloring and activity books that help teach a variety of basic skills. Each title is targeted to a specific grade range and carefully aligned with the Common Core State Standards, which are listed at the bottom of each page.