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Prickly Porcupines

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

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

What kind of animal looks like a hairbrush, but feels like a cactus? A porcupine! With sharp, prickly quills to help keep them safe, porcupines live and grow in forests where they can find lots of plants and trees to eat.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2003
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Pull Ahead Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2002-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 1.8
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
Dewey 599.35'974
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.125 x 7
Lexile 440
Guided Reading Level K
ATOS Reading Level 2.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 66257
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Maps, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides


The Horn Book Guide

“Each of the books in this series offers an easy-to-read introduction to a common animal.” —Horn Book Guide

Author: Shannon Zemlicka

Shannon Zemlicka has written books for young readers about Pocahontas, Neil Armstrong, Florence Nightingale, mallard ducks, and many other topics. She lives with her cat and her dog in Arizona. When she isn't writing, she likes to explore the desert and see how many of its plants and animals she can name.

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Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Perfect for young animal lovers, these rich resources explore a wide range of wild creatures—their physical features, habitats, and life cycles. The conversational text prompts the reader to pose questions, observe the photos carefully, and begin to understand animal groupings… View available downloads →