A Glimpse of the Chihuahuan Desert/Una Vislumbre del Desierto Chihuahuense (Hardcover)
This bilingual English/Spanish non-fiction book gives an overview of the largest desert in North America. The climate, weather, landforms, ecosystems, plants, and animals of the Chihuahuan Desert are discussed and illustrated with over 100 (one hundred) color photographs, most of which were taken by the author. The target audience is general public age (10) to adult. The author is a retired teacher who is the recipient of the Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science Teaching. Her class won first place from the NASA Student Involvement Program for their project "My Planet Earth-The Chihuahuan Desert." "Riparian Sunrise", a photograph from the book, received an honorable mention award from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science 2014 NatureScapes Photo Salon.