Surviving Animal Attacks

From the Series ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Wild animals are often cute. But even the most adorable creatures can sometimes snap and bite your face off. Sharks and grizzly bears certainly have the power to rip people limb-from-limb. But animals such as chimpanzees or even pet dogs can also cause a lot of bodily harm. See how these people survived some much-too-close encounters.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-46772-511-8
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand ShockZone ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
BISACS JNF003000, JNF051160, JNF002000
Dewey 591.5'3
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 770
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 162697
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Library Media Connection

“The books are well-written and visually appealing enough to capture the interest of struggling readers, especially boys.” —Library Media Connection

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“This high-interest series provides fast-paced stories of survival in different scenarios and also offers solutions for readers if they ever find themselves facing dangerous situations. . . . Though this entertaining, informative series does not discourage adventure, it reminds readers to use caution and good sense.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Patricia Newman

Patricia Newman has a passion for uncovering fascinating aspects about our world and crafting books that lead children on an adventure of discovery. She gravitates toward stories about animals and conservation science and enjoys sharing her excitement with readers. Books include Sibert Honor title Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem; Junior Library Guild Selection Eavesdropping on Elephants; Bank Street College Best Book Zoo Scientists to the Rescue; Booklist Editor's Choice Ebola: Fears and Facts; and Green Earth Book Award winner Plastic, Ahoy! Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. She frequently speaks at schools, libraries, and conferences about writing and conservation. Visit her at www.patriciamnewman.com.

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ShockZone ™ — True Survival Stories

ShockZone™—True Survival Stories features some dangerous situations and describes how people survived them. With extreme stats and facts, engaging visuals, and fast-paced, accessible text, this series is sure to appeal to kids who want their high-interest subjects served… View available downloads →