Cawing crows, slithering snakes, and hovering hummingbirds. Whether we live in the city or the country, we share our world with Backyard Animals. These neighborhood critters are cute and furry, fast and flighty, friend and foe. This series introduces the unique features of these wild animals, including their habitats, life cycles, physical characteristics, diets, and defenses. In the sky or on the ground, backyard animals are all around!
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF027000, JNF003030, JNF051150|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Features||Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Backyard Animals – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Each book takes a fairly comprehensive look at the featured animal, covering habitats, behavior, physical features, diet, and defense in straightforward, fact-filled fashion. High-quality photos are neatly arranged to support the textual topic and provide plenty of visual variety. . . .These are fine choices to fill subject needs.