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What is a Rodent? - PB
What is a Rodent? - PB
What is a Rodent? - PB
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With over 1700 species, more than one-third of all mammals are rodents. From the jumping jerboa to the humungous capybara, What is a Rodent? gnaws through rodent myths to expose the facts about this often misunderstood group. Readers of all ages will be fascinated by:
• the rodent family tree
• a rodent’s body and amazing teeth
• homes underground and watery habitats
• millions of mice and rats
• many cousins from squirrels to prairie dogs
• prickly quills, webbed feet, and fabulous fur
• pet care tips

Reading Level: Gr. 3
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: O
Binding: Paperback
Series: The Science of Living Things
Authors(s): Bobbie Kalman, Jacqueline Langille

Size: 8½″× 9½″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 5.3
Dewey: 599.35
Lexile: NC890

What is a Rodent?

“The large, full-color photographs and illustrations that pepper every page of these books will catch the eye of browsers but it is the informative, easy-to-read texts that will hold their interest ...the language and organization of Kalman and Langille’s titles will draw even the most reluctant of readers.” —School Library Journal, 03/00 “The Science of Living Things ... books present precise scientific information in clear, colorful illustrations, photography and graphic organizers. Labels and bold-faced typography further enhance the text. Noteworthy, too, are the boxed background pictorials and graphic charts ... This series provides a wealth of science information for students from grades 3 upward. Highly recommended for librarians and teachers who assist students with science projects.” —Catholic Library World, 07/98