Hunting to Survive

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Many animals need to hunt other animals in order to eat. Hunting to Survive covers how animals wait for or seek out prey, as well as the different body parts that help them hunt. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Kids Core is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF003000, JNF051150
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2023
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Kids Core
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2022-08-01
ISBN 9781532198526, 9781098272173
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 591.57
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8.25 x 10.25
Lexile 700
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 517155
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, and Table of contents

Animal Survival-School Library Journal

Each book touches on the survival strategies of several animals, grouped by the behaviors they have in common. General information about topics like migration and camouflage leads into a variety of specific examples from the animal kingdom. In most cases, descriptions are accompanied by a photograph of the creature, though a couple of the animals featured in Fleeing to Survive lack a supporting image. Inset text boxes add content related to the main text. Each book includes one or two “Primary Source” pages which feature quotations from scientists in the field and follow up questions. “Explore Online” boxes encourage further research and critical thinking. The introduction of brief, but specific information about several different animals may challenge some learners; others will ­appreciate the variety and fast pace. VERDICT Serviceable introductions to animal behavior.

Author: Clara MacCarald