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Congratulations! Taiwan Twilight Cicada Awarded Star Selection out of the National Books of Excellence

Taiwan Twilight Cicada is a popular science publication that transformed complex scientific research into an easy-to-understand popular science book. It stood out from more than 3,000 participating books and was awarded the honor of Star Selection at the “43rd Selection of Books for Elementary and Middle School Students.”

Director Hsieh Wei-Sung of Taijiang National Park Headquarters said that Professor Chang Yuan-Mou of the Department of Ecology and Environmental Resources, National University of Tainan, was specially commissioned to produce this work. Professor Chang Yuan-Mou presented the results of many years of first-hand research and investigations in Taiwan to explain the complex scientific research in an accessible, approachable, and humorous way, providing a complete introduction to the ecosystem and life history of the Taiwan Twilight Cicada. The book also includes a large number of photos, hand-drawn pictures, and cicada audio files. This is a rare popular science publication that introduces Taiwan’s endemic cicada species, allowing new entomologists to effortlessly learn about the ecosystem and stories of Taiwan’s cicada species in a fun manner. The book is available for purchase at Government Publications Bookstore, Wunan Books, Cheng Da Bookstore (Tainan store), Taijiang National Park Visitor Center Store, and online shops.

'Taiwan Twilight Cicada' Cover
'Taiwan Twilight Cicada' Cover
Taiwan Twilight Cicada
Taiwan Twilight Cicada
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