Exploding Ants and Other Amazing Defenses

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Animal Superpowers

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

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!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-5124-2544-4
$30.65 $22.99
978-1-5124-3112-4
$9.99 $9.99
978-1-5124-2819-3
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Searchlight Books ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2017-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.4
BISACS JNF051150, JNF003000
Dewey 591.47
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 830
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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