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Hairy Tarantulas

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How does the hair on a tarantula protect it from getting eaten? When an enemy is near, a tarantula rubs its body with one of its back legs. The rubbing shoots off lots of tiny, hairy daggers. These stinging hairs make the enemy run away--and let the tarantula escape to safety. These are just some of the surprising facts that young readers will discover as they explore the unusual world of these hairy spiders. Large, eye-popping photographs and fascinating, grade-appropriate text engage emergent and early readers as they learn about the natural habitat, diet, physical characteristics, and behavior of this unique invertebrate.

 
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
BISACS JNF003120
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2009
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series No Backbone! Spiders
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 10 x 8
ISBN 9781597167048, 9781597167925, 9780982476093
Title Format Reinforced book, Multi-User eBook, Savings Bundle
Dewey 595.4'4
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
Guided Reading Level K
Lexile Reading Level 860
Scholastic Reading Counts Level 4.6
AR Quiz Number 124187
Author Kathryn Camisa
 
  • 2008 NSTA Selection Winners, 2008
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Index
Table of contents
Full-color photographs