Spring 2022

Sensational Senses

Amazing Ways Animals Perceive the World

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Humans have five senses. But some animals can perceive things we can’t thanks to their extraordinary senses. From science writer Rebecca E. Hirsch comes a fascinating book that introduces these animals and delves into the science behind their senses. Discover how animals use their senses to find food, navigate their environment, and communicate. Featured animals include the star-nosed mole with its highly developed nose, the deadly sidewinder rattlesnake which uses its pits to strike its prey, and the electric eel that uses electroreception to sense its prey.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction, Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2022-04-05
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051030, JNF003000, JNF013060
Dewey 573.8/7
Dimensions 10.625 x 8.875
Lexile 920
Guided Reading Level X
Features Author/Illustrator note, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Primary source quotations/images, and Sidebars

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.