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Killer Whales: Built for the Hunt
This title covers these subjects: Predation (Biology), Predatory animals., Killer whales.
Killer Whales: Built for the Hunt
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First Facts

Killer Whales: Built for the Hunt

With bodies designed to help them hide in the water, killer whales roam the ocean in search of their next meal. Readers will learn about what makes killer whales such deadly predators, from their hunting styles to what they like to eat. Fun Facts and an Amazing but True section will thrill readers and give them a closer look at the lives of these massive creatures.

Reading LevelGrades 1-2
Interest LevelGrades 1-3
Lexile Level590L
ATOS Level3.6
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #174951
Text TypeInformational Text
Text SubtypeComparison
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFirst Facts
Page Count24
Capstone Interactive eBook
List Price: $53.32 School/Library Price



School Library Connection - Shiela Martina Keaise, Children’s Librarian, Colleton County Memorial Library, W

"This multifaceted book series captures just enough to make children and adults want to learn more about these predators. Not only are the photographs authentic, but they capture these predators in action. . . .These are great reference books and personal reading treasures, sure to help readers build their imaginations." - School Library Connection

May 1, 2016

School Library Journal - Steven Engelfried, Wilsonville Public Library, OR

"A consistent focus on an appealing theme is the hallmark of this series. . . .Fact boxes and an “Amazing but True” feature at the end of each volume add engaging content. . . .Above-average treatment of a high-interest topic." - School Library Journal

November 1, 2015

Christine Zuchora-Walske

Christine Zuchora-Walske

Christine Zuchora-Walske studied literature, communications, and publishing at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Denver. She has been writing books and magazine articles for 20 years. In addition to animal titles, she has written books on history and current events. Her books have made appearances on the IRA Teachers' Choice list and the NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students list.

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