The Timeworn Urals
From the Set Geography of the World
Compared to the world's other mountain ranges, the Urals are old and worn down. Yet their age makes them all the more fascinating. Young readers will scale the timeworn peaks of the Urals, straddling the distinct ecosystems and cultures of Europe and Asia.
- The Buzzing of Bees
- The Making of a Mountain Range
- About the Urals
- Plants and Animals of the Urals
- The People of the Urals
- The Culture of the Urals
- A Urals Almanac
- The Urals in the News
- How to Learn More about the Urals
Author: Barbara A. Somervill
Barbara A. Somervill is the author of many books for children. She also writes video scripts and textbooks. She loves learning and sees every writing project as a chance to learn new information or gain a new understanding. Somervill grew up in New York State, but she has also lived in Toronto, Canada; Canberra, Australia; California; and South Carolina. She is a graduate of Saint Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and currently lives with her husband in Simpsonville, South Carolina.