Can You Tell an Alligator from a Crocodile?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Animal Look-Alikes

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

A large, scaly animal with long jaws floats in the water. Its powerful tail swishes as it swims along.

Did you just see an alligator? Or was it a crocodile? These animals look very similar, but they are different. Read this book to become an expert at telling these look-alikes apart!

Learn the fascinating differences between similar animals in the Animal Look-Alikes series—part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction to life!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-6733-8
$27.99 $20.99
978-0-7613-7846-4
$8.99 $8.99
978-0-7613-7999-7
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.2
BISACS JNF051150, JNF003190
Dewey 597.98
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 540
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 3.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 143749
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

The Horn Book Guide

“[An] easy-to-read and informative text.” —The Horn Book Guide

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“Fun, eye-opening titles for browsing and classroom research.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Buffy Silverman

Buffy Silverman is the author of more than 90 nonfiction books for children, featuring topics from angel sharks to alligators, and Mars to monster trucks. Look for her nature-inspired poetry in anthologies and children's magazines, and visit her at www.buffysilverman.com.

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 Look-Alikes

These Lightning Bolt Books™ explain the difference between various animals that share some similarities, such as dolphins and porpoises. With vivid photos and a lively design, titles include curricular topic coverage of animal traits. Backmatter features a “Who Am… View available downloads →