Spinning Spiders

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

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

Did you know that spiders aren’t bugs or insects? They are called arachnids because they have a different number of body parts and legs than insects have. Through startling photographs, learn how a spider uses its ability to spin silk, or a web, to live and survive. Spiders use their webs to live in, to catch food, to put their young in, and even to hunt! Discover the tiny world of the spider in this fascinating book.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-82253-610-9
$7.99 $7.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 1998
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Pull Ahead Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2000-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.8
BISACS JNF003120
Dewey 595.4'4
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.125 x 7
Lexile 450
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 2.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 26241
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Fast facts, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Maps, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Appraisal: Science Books for Young People

“. . .the wide variety of subjects give children an appreciation of the diversity found in these two animal groups.” —Appraisal

The Horn Book Guide

“Besides conveying basic facts, the text asks questions, prompting readers to think analytically.” --The Horn Book Guide

Photographer: David M. Schleser

Photographer: David T. Roberts

Author: Ruth Berman

Ruth (Berman) Strother is a veteran author and editor who has developed countless books for children in the areas of natural science, pet care, and biography, among others. Spanning the continent, Ruth was born in New York, grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is now trying to warm up in Southern California, where she lives with her husband, daughter, and two Labs.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

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 →