Unique Pets

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From hairy, eight-legged tarantulas to cute, color-changing chameleons, the Unique Pets series is perfect for young animal enthusiasts! Easy-to-read text covers the behaviors, size, appearance, natural habitat, diet, reproduction, development, and care and keeping of these special creatures. Each peculiar pet comes to life in large, full-color photos. For readers seeking more information about popular pets, these books will take them beyond the world of dogs and cats!

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Unique Pets (3 titles)
Iguanas 4.5
Sugar Gliders 4.5
Tarantulas 4.5
  • New! Spring 2023
  • New! Fall 2022
  • New! Spring 2022
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF003170, JUV002200, JNF003120
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science & Technology
Copyright 2013
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2012-09-01
ISBN 9781617834387, 9781614802600
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 595-639
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Unique Pets – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

This high-interest set presents well-organized information about unusual subjects in both their natural environments and as household pets. Habitats, defenses, descriptions, diets, life cycles, and care are clearly described in straightforward text enlivened by interjections (“Yikes!” and “Gross!”) and chatty sentences (“What animals look like small dragons, live in the treetops, and love to swim?”). Readers are encouraged to buy from responsible breeders and to prepare for ownership by checking on the animal’s local legality as well as by finding an expert vet. Color photos are informative. . . . The publisher’s web address included in the back of each book links readers to informative, kid-friendly sites.

Author: Kristin Petrie

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