Academic journal article Science and Children

Rhinoceroses Are Awesome!

Academic journal article Science and Children

Rhinoceroses Are Awesome!

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Rhinoceroses Are Awesome! By Allan Morey. $26.65. 32 pp. Capstone Press. Manheto, MN. 2016. ISBN: 9781491439081.

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Did you know that the rhino horns are similar to a horse's hooves? Or that rhinos cannot see well but can hear even the smallest sounds? These and other cool facts about rhinoceroses can be found in this colorful book.

The book contains high-quality pictures of rhinoceroses up close--much closer than you would ever want to be in person. The book gives ways to tell different breeds of rhinoceroses apart. The pictures of the baby rhinos are adorable, and the section on efforts to save the rhino expands the science to world affairs and poaching.

In the back of the book is a glossary, references of other books, and even websites to visit to find more information about rhinos. There is even a special mention of the capstone kid's website where it is promised you can find "super cool stuff." Another bonus for this book is the section, "Critical Thinking Using the Common Core. …

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