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What is a Whale? - PB
What is a Whale? - PB
What is a Whale? - PB
9780865059535 | In Stock
Whales are the only mammals that spend their entire life in the water. From playful dolphins to enormous blue whales, the behavior, habitats, and physiology of these amazing marine mammals are explored in What is a Whale? Spectacular full-color photos help show:
• flukes, flippers, and fins
• the whale family tree
• baleen and toothed whales
• how whales communicate through echolocation
• watery homes and what they eat
• baby whales
• whale-watching and why whales are in danger

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, Heather Levigne

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

ATOS: 5.4
Dewey: 599.5
Lexile: NC920

What is a Whale?

"The year 2000 brings a memorable hardcover series of natural history books, both appealing and informative, to childen and adults alike—especially newcomers to the field ...I offer hearty congratulations to the grand team of Bobbie Kalman and Heather Levigne for a most effective reinforcement of basic facts ...Readers will reread these volumes and acquire a mint of information seldom found in other books on whales, dolphins, and narwhals, too." —Science Books & Films (SB&F), 07/00 “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