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.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2016
Publisher Ruby Tuesday Books
Imprint Ruby Tuesday Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-10-07
Reading Counts! Points 5.7
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF011000, JNF003200, 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
Features Glossary, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Ruth Owen

Ruth Owen has written more than 400 children’s books. She writes on many subjects, but science and nature are her favorite topics to research and make accessible for young readers.