Let's Look at Sloths

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Animal Close-Ups

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

What animal has shaggy fur and long claws and sleeps in a tree? Sloths! But do you know how sloths find food? Or why their fun can look green? Read this book to find out!

Learn all about different animals in the Animal Close-Ups series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-6042-1
$8.99 $8.99
978-0-7613-6282-1
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.3
BISACS JNF003140
Dewey 599.3'13
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.5 x 10.25
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level K
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 138708
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Janet Piehl

Janet Piehl lives in Evanston, Illinois, and is a children's librarian. She grew up in Shorewood, Wisconsin, and attended Macalester College. Janet has lived, among other places, in the Twin Cities and France. She got her start as a writer working in the editorial department of Lerner. Janet liked the research aspect of writing and editing so much that she became a librarian. Now she helps kids find and use books just like the ones she writes!

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!

Lightning Bolt Books ® — Animal Close-Ups

These books bring life to a wide range of animals, from armadillos to sloths. In each title, young readers will discover the animal’s physical characteristics, habitat, behaviors, and life cycle. The conversational text prompts readers to answer questions, observe photos carefully… View available downloads →