A Tiger Cub Grows Up

From the Series Baby Animals

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Tara is a tiger cub. What is it like to grow up in a wild animal park? If you look closely, you will discover how Tara grows from a tiny newborn cub to a pouncing, full-grown tiger there. Beginning readers will delight in watching Tara as she gets her first tooth, takes her first swim, and plays with other tigers.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Science
Category Animals
Copyright 2002
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™, Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2001-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003130, JNF051150, JNF003140
Dewey 599.756
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.25 x 7.625
Guided Reading Level J
ATOS Reading Level 1.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 58603
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Joan Hewett

Photographer: Richard Hewett

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Baby Animals

Watch as baby animals—some from endangered or threatened species—grow up. Simple sentences and captivating photographs portray the life of each animal as it develops and learns to live independently of either its human caretakers or its natural parents. View available downloads →


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“Clear, full-color photos and a very simple text suitable for beginning readers.”
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