Bold colors, easy-to-read text, and oversized, striking photos introduce young readers to the hippopotamus! Readers will discover the hippo's unique body features that allow it to spend its days underwater. Also covered are the hippo's diet, social behavior, habitat, ways of communication, and threats to its survival. In addition, readers will learn about the life of a baby hippo, from calf to independence. Maps highlight hippo territory, fun facts appear throughout, and the book closes with a full page of kid-friendly hippo facts. This title will leave readers with a deeper appreciation of the continent of Africa and the incredible hippopotamus! Features include a table of contents, fun facts, maps, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF003290, JNF051150, JNF025010|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Imprint||Big Buddy Books|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.25 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||N|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||150050|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
African Animals – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
. . .offer clear overviews of each animal’s physical features, habits, habitats, and herd or social structures. The color photographs are a mix of reasonably sharp close ups and distance portraits shot in the wild. Each volume ends with a page of interesting facts. . . .The informational content is adequate and the presentation visually appealing. . .