From the Series Early Bird Nature Books

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the javelina.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Early Bird Books
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2008-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.2
Reading Counts! Points 2.0
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003000, JNF003140
Dewey 599.63'4
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 122243
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Author: Conrad J. Storad

Conrad J. Storad is the author of more than 30 science and nature books for children and young adults. When he is not writing books and sharing stories with young readers, Storad serves as director of the Office of Research Communications at Arizona State University. His duties include editing and writing stories about science, scholarship, and creative activity taking place at the nation's largest public university. Prior to working at ASU, Storad worked as a reporter, editor, and freelance magazine writer.

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Early Bird Nature Books

Vivid photographs and clear, concise sentences describe the life cycles of animals and plants. Each title meets the life science standards for lower middle graders and develops vocabulary and language skills. Especially useful for reading hours, Chapter One programs, primary… View available downloads →