Spring 2019

When Plants Attack

Strange and Terrifying Plants

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Science writer and plant expert Rebecca E. Hirsch presents fun and gross facts about a variety of plants along with explaining the science behind why they do what they do. Featured plants include the Venus Flytrap, an African tree that houses stinking ants to protect itself from hungry animals, a “vampire vine” that sucks nutrients from other plants, and fiendishly invasive kudzu.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-54152-670-9
$31.99 $23.99
978-1-54154-388-1
$47.99 $35.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JNF051060, JNF022000, JNF037030
Dewey 581.6/59
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.75
Lexile 840
Guided Reading Level W
Features Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Primary source quotations/images, Reviewed, and Source notes

Reviews

Booklist

“Curious readers will be eager to learn more about these creepy plants.”—Booklist

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.