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Life on Earth is endlessly amazing and complex. Learn about genetics with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF051050, JNF051030
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Health, Science & Technology
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 6.2
Reading Counts! Quiz Q64127
Reading Counts! Points 5.0
ISBN 9781624031618, 9781629681702
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 900
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 6.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 165215
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Core Library Connection
FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Science of Life - Library Media Connection

Through colorful, detailed photographs, informative sidebars and diagrams, and well-organized, brief chapters, these books provide an accessible introduction to biology topics. At the same time, they introduce a level of intellectual rigor rarely seen in texts written for elementary students. . . . The superb questioning has students considering author’s voice by comparing text to primary sources…This series will engage and challenge students; teachers will also be interested in this series as a valuable resource for incorporating Common Core reading, questioning, critical thinking, and writing in their science curriculum. Highly Recommended.

Science of Life - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This series examines the incredible diversity of life through a variety of disciplines. Many informational sidebars, explanatory diagrams, and stunning full-page photos with captions are integrated into the text and bring the concepts to life. One-page synopses provide several examples of current scientific studies and possible career choices. This series promotes deep thinking and should assist youngsters in making new connections. A strong set of titles.