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This title introduces readers to flies. Different types of flies are examined such as houseflies, blowflies, craneflies, deer and horse flies, tsetse flies, mosquitos, robber flies, and tacinid flies. Readers will learn about each fly's body including all the parts of its head, thorax, and abdomen. The contributions of flies in medicine is introduced, including maggot therapy. Where each fly can be found is covered, as is at which life stage a fly may be eaten! Xtreme facts provide additional information on these interesting insects.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF003120, JNF013070
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science & Technology
Copyright 2015
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint A&D Xtreme
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2015-01-01
ISBN 9781624036897, 9781629692944
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 595.77
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 171807
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents
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Author: S.L. Hamilton