Home Sweet Burrow
This informative title explores what a burrow is and the various types that are used or built by animals. Large photographs are used to show the different animals that dwell in burrows like meerkats, European rabbits, moles, fiddler crabs, groundhogs and more. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animal. The title also includes a comprehension quiz and glossary. Sandcastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|BISACS||JNF051100, JNF051150, JNF027000|
|Subject||Animals, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 7.5|
|Guided Reading Level||K|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.4|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||147018|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
Animal Homes – Horn Book Guide
Vivid close-up photographs are eye-catching.
Animal Homes – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
This set places boxed text over clear, bright photographs that cover every spread. Each title begins by describing the particular home as well as which animals live there. Then seven different creatures that inhabit the respective places are portrayed. Nest, for example, offers information on four types of birds, two types of insects, and alligators. The writing is strong with a lot of information divulged in short sentences. Many pictures showcase the subjects’ most appealing aspects, such as an adorable red fox peaking out of its den and a tree frog staring wide-eyed from its perch. . . . Back matter includes quizzes with true-or-false questions that can be answered by reading the texts. Basic information for beginning readers.