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Take a virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Zoo's Small Mammal House with this high-interest STEAM book! Along the way, learn how zookeepers designed a habitat for the black-footed ferret, an animal once thought to be extinct. You'll also learn about the many factors the keepers take into consideration when designing zoo enclosures. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this STEAM book will ignite a curiosity about STEAM topics through real-world examples. It features a hands-on STEAM challenge that is perfect for makerspaces and that guides students step-by-step through the engineering design process. Make STEAM career connections with career advice from Smithsonian employees working in STEAM fields. This STEAM book is ideal for ages 6-8 and is especially appealing to reluctant readers.