Exploding Ants and Other Amazing Defenses
From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Animal Superpowers
What do animals do when they’re under attack? Some run. Some hide. But did you know that some animals defend themselves from predators by fighting back? The animals in this book defend themselves in some pretty amazing ways—including methods that use slime, blood, or poison! There’s a lizard that can shoot blood from its eyes and an ant that explodes for the good of the colony. Read this book to learn more about these amazing animals and the ways they defend themselves!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Animals, Science|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Searchlight Books ™|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||40|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.4|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.1|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||187110|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
Author: Rebecca E. Hirsch
Rebecca E. Hirsch, PhD, is the author of numerous books about science, nature, and geography for children. She lives with her husband and three children in State College, Pennsylvania. You can visit her online at rebeccahirsch.com.
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Searchlight Books ™ — Animal Superpowers
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