Meet a Baby Ostrich

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Baby African Animals

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

Ostriches are the largest birds in the world, but they cannot fly. Ostrich chicks hatch from their eggs. Then they grow quickly. Chicks practice running. This makes their legs strong and fast. How do baby ostriches 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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$42.65 $31.99
$39.99 $39.99
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, 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
BISACS JNF003030, JNF051150, JNF003330
Dewey 598.5'241392
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 174200
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Table of contents, and eSource

Author: Marie Powell

Marie Powell is a Saskatchewan-based author of 15 published children's books, including fiction and nonfiction titles. She holds a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. As well as teaching for the University of Regina, she is a programmer in the public library system, and gives popular writing workshops in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Visit her online at