Meet a Baby Hippo

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Baby African Animals

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

Hippos are big animals that live in Africa. Hippo calves are born underwater. They are strong swimmers. Baby hippos spend most of their time in the water. Their mothers help them stay safe from predators. How do baby hippos grow and change? Read this book to find out! This title also includes a life cycle diagram, a habitat map, fun facts, a glossary, and more!

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978-1-4677-8364-4
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978-1-5124-6450-4
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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Science
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003290, JNF051150, JNF003330
Dewey 599.63'5139
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 530
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 174197
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Lisa Owings

Lisa Owings has a degree in English and creative writing from the University of Minnesota. She has written and edited a wide variety of educational books for young people. Lisa lives in Andover, Minnesota, with her husband and a small menagerie of pets.

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Lightning Bolt Books ® — Baby African Animals

This exciting series from Lightning Bolt Books™ gives young readers a look into the lives of adorable baby African animals. Captivating photographs and clear, lively text draw readers into learning key life science concepts. Each book covers the animal’s birth and… View available downloads →