Nurse Sharks

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Dive into the underwater world of the nurse shark! This book's large, up-close photographs will impress readers as they learn about the nurse shark's size, appearance, and special features, such as its small mouth and dangling barbels. A labeled diagram gives readers a full-body view of this lazy swimmer. The nurse shark's diet, life cycle, and habitat are also introduced, and a colorful map shows where nurse sharks live. Readers will also learn about the nurse shark's special senses such as its lateral line, and how this nighttime hunter uses them to outlast humans and other threats. A facts page, bolded glossary terms, and an index supplement the easy-to-read chapter text. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF003090, JNF003150, JNF051150
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science & Technology
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2010-09-01
ISBN 9781616134273, 9781617873287
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 597.3
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 139363
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Sharks Set 1 – Horn Book Guide

This series takes the teeth out of negative portrayals of the misunderstood title creatures. Each book contains easily digestible facts about appearance, habitat, behavior, etc. Clear, dramatic closeup photographs and diagrams help illustrate the information.

Author: Heidi Mathea