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What is a Marsupial? - PB
What is a Marsupial? - PB
What is a Marsupial? - PB
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Marsupials are the only mammals that have a pouch on their body in which they carry their young. Most of these amazing animals live in Australia, where they have adapted to the harsh conditions of life in the outback. In What is a Marsupial? children will learn astounding facts about marsupials, including:
• the important differences between marsupials and placentals
• how kangaroos, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, opossums, and bilbies are related
• how marsupials reproduce and raise their young
• the ways in which they hunt and feed
• why some marsupials are in danger

Reading Level: Gr. 3
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
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: 599.2
Lexile: NC930

What is a Marsupial?

"Kalman has put together a very informative book that describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of many types of marsupials and their differences. The color photographs provide information that give added interest to this book about marsupials. It includes a vocabulary and index page." —Top of Texas Review Center, 12/00