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Learn about gorillas and the amazing ways they protect each other in the wild. Readers will also learn about where gorillas live, what they eat, etc. This title pairs simple text with vibrant photographs.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
BISACS JNF003010, JNF003300, JNF051150
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals
Copyright 2016
Division Abdo Kids
Imprint Abdo Kids Jumbo
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2015-08-01
ISBN 9781629708942, 9781680800036, 9781680800579
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks, Read-to-Me eBooks
Dewey 599.884
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 11.25 x 9.25
Lexile 470
Guided Reading Level I
ATOS Reading Level 1.9
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 175442
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Abdo Kids Online

Animal Friends – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The animals in this well-designed series have been hand-picked for their positive social behaviors. After briefly covering appearance, diet, habitat, and social structure, the author uses the remaining pages to explore a noteworthy trait, such as dolphins’ helpfulness or elephants’ kindness. Gorillas use[s] poaching traps to demonstrate how gorillas care for one another (many of them have learned to destroy these harmful contraptions, rather than avoiding them, to keep others safe), while Rats presents lab animals only and describes an experiment that illustrates how the rodents often share. Each spread features a single, concise nugget of information along with a carefully chosen, attractive photo. Terms such as matriarch, bond, and aggressive are presented in bold and defined in the text. The concluding “More Facts” page provides exactly what it promises. Great introductions to pro-social behavior for young animal lovers.

Author: Grace Hansen