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Porcupines

From the Series Animal Prey

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

The North American porcupine waddles through the forests of North America. It sleeps during the day and is active at night, when it feeds on tender branches. Most animals its size have to be wary of predators, but the porcupine is well armed. Most of its body is covered by sharp, stiff quills. Any predator interested in a porcupine meal has to find a way to reach its unprotected belly. The porcupine can drive its quills deep into an enemy’s skin. Animals that have encountered a porcupine’s quills know to stay away.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Copyright 2007
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2007-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.4
BISACS JNF003000, JNF003140
Dewey 599.35'97
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 11 x 8.5
Lexile 860
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 111729
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5