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The Wild World of a Zoo Vet

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 7   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

A newborn orangutan is seriously ill with a mysterious stomach ailment. An alligator with an agonizing toothache needs an urgent operation. And a chubby tiger must be put on a diet. It’s all in a day’s work for a zoo vet! Get to Work with Science and Technology is a fascinating new series that introduces readers to the real-life applications of STEM subjects. Every day, vets are faced with tricky problems to solve. In The Wild World of a Zoo Vet, readers will discover how vets use science and high-tech equipment to solve problems, save lives, and care for wild animals big and small. Told in a lively narrative style, this book includes firsthand accounts of everyday life as a zoo vet, dramatic and funny anecdotes, and behind-the-scenes photos. Readers will also get the chance to try out their zoo vet skills with activities that are perfect for science fair projects.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2016
Publisher Ruby Tuesday Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-10-07
Reading Counts! Points 5.7
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003200, JNF011000, JNF051150
Dewey 636
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 880
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 177316
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5