Swamp Things: Animal Life in a Wetland
Warm, wet swamps are filled with amazing wildlife. The animals highlighted in this dramatic new series are perfectly suited for life in their waterlogged world. Each title focuses on one animal and explores how it thrives in its wetland environment; what it eats; how it spends its days and nights; and how it raises its young. Vocabulary and content are expertly crafted to meet second-grade reading and science curriculum standards. Glossaries help build vocabulary, and bright, attractive photos will spark readers' curiosity about swamp animals. Innovative, age-appropriate activities, critical-thinking questions, and easy-to-understand fact boxes keep the pages turning and the pace lively and interactive.
|Interest Level||Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Series||Swamp Things: Animal Life in a Wetland|
|Number of Pages||24|
|ISBN||9781944102494, 9781944997168, 9781944997601|
|Title Format||Reinforced book, Hosted eBook, Savings Bundle|
|Dimensions||10 x 8|
Booklist Review for Roseate Spoonbill
The roseate spoonbill gets its name from its rosy pink feathers and spoon-shaped beak, which is one of the many facts kids will learn in this installment in the Swamp Things: Animal Life in a Wetland series. Appearing on the left-hand side of each spread are large-font sentences in a simple-enough structure to encourage beginning readers, with key vocabulary boldfaced. On the right, full-page color photographs depict spoonbills up-close in their natural habitat. Text boxes caption the eye-catching photographs, point out details, and pose questions that are answered on the following page. End materials include a science activity, glossary, and index. This bizarre-looking animal will surely catch the attention of young ornithologists, and this accessible volume will provide them with plenty of food for thought.
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