Wind Scorpions

Killer Jaws

From the Series Arachnid World

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

What is that creature attacking a lizard with its the giant jaws? It’s a wind scorpion! In this book, you will learn how wind scorpions are similar to and very different from other arachnids. Close-up photographs and diagrams reveal extraordinary details about the wind scorpion’s body both inside and out. A hands-on activity demonstrates how wind scorpions are able to pick up prey to eat it. Learn more about this fascinating member of nature’s Arachnid World.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-8797-8
$43.99 $32.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2012-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.7
BISACS JNF051150, JNF003120
Dewey 595.4'8
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level U
Features Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Booklist

“Uncommonly useful… Solid additions to science collections.” —Booklist

School Library Journal

“Valuable resources for both students and arachnophiles alike.” —School Library Journal

Author: Sandra Markle

Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally-known science education consultant. Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist. Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links. Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.

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