Glide through the Arctic waters with the beluga whale and dash through the frozen tundra with the Arctic fox! Readers will discover what makes Arctic animals unique in this fascinating series. Engaging text and oversized, striking photos invite readers to travel to the Arctic Circle and learn about each animal's body structure, diet, life cycle, social behavior, habitat, predators, and ways of defense. Simple, labeled maps highlight the animal's home territory. Background information about the Arctic is also given, as well as threats to the animal's survival. Each book closes with a page of kid-friendly facts. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of this amazing and fragile region and its incredible animals! Table of contents, glossary, and index included.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2019
- Spring 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF038090, JNF003150, JNF051150|
|Imprint||Big Buddy Books|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8.25|
|Features||Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Arctic Animals - Library Media Connection
This is a valuable series for students to learn about some magnificent animals. Each book contains fact-filled pages. Numerous photographic images and maps support the text. . . . Any student researcher will find what they need in these titles. Recommended.
Arctic Animals - Horn Book Guide
. . . basic but solid overviews of the Spotlighted Arctic animals. . . .Photo captions and sidebars provide additional facts.
Arctic Animals – School Library Journal
Each title starts out with a spread that explains what and where the Arctic region is then breaks off into its featured topic. Maps show where the creatures live. The texts are presented in a large font and the sentences are short. Spreads have different colored backgrounds, a layout that works well. . . . The captioned photos display many clear action shots. . . .This series is terrific for students interested in animals.