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Army Ants

From the Series Animal Scavengers

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

In tropical areas of Africa, South America, Central America, and Asia, army ants are an important part of nature’s clean-up crew, eating small dead or dying creatures. Millions of army ants work together to tear off small bits of food and carry the pieces back to their nest. Follow these ants as the army advances, searching for food and carrying it home for their queen and their young.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Copyright 2005
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2005-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 6.4
Reading Counts! Points 2.0
BISACS JNF051150, JNF003120
Dewey 595.79'6
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 11 x 8.5
Lexile 970
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 100945
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards and Teaching Guides


  • CBC Children's Choices, Winner, 2005
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2005
  • ILA Teacher's Choices, Winner, 2005

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Animal Scavengers

Spectacular photographs of animal scavengers searching for and devouring dead animals illustrate this stunning new series. Watch these unusual creatures as they grow into full-grown scavengers – honing the instincts and skills they’ll need to become the world’s clean-up crew. Readers… View available downloads →