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Octopuses
This title covers these subjects: Animal behavior., Marine animals., Octopuses.
Octopuses
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Raintree Perspectives

Octopuses

In Octopuses, readers will discover the special abilities that these amazing animals have adapted to help them survive in their wild environment, what humans have trained them to do using their special skills and intelligence, and where their abilities are vastly superior to our own. Did you know that an octopus can squeeze through a hole almost as small as its own eyeball, or that they are amazing camouflage and escape artists? The book also looks at how we have used technology to recreate octopuses' abilities.

 
Dewey594'.56
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 2-4
Interest LevelGrades 2-4
GRLO
Lexile LevelNC990L
ATOS Level5.6
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #159592
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-4109-5240-0
PublisherHeinemann-Raintree
BrandRaintree Perspectives
Copyright2014
  
Page Dimensions7 11/16" x 10 3/8"
Page Count32
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $30.65 School/Library Price
$22.99
 


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School Library Journal - Anne Chapman Callaghan, Racine Public Library, WI

"The animals featured in this series don't just have abilities: they have superpowers. . . .The texts move along at a fast clip, dispensing all sorts of interesting facts. . . .Captioned photos, diagrams, text boxes, and charts help to keep the texts engaging. Solid choices for beginning researchers." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2013

Library Media Connection - Kristin Fletcher-Spear, Administrative Librarian, Foothills Branch Library, Glen

"The pages are filled with numerous colored photographs giving readers a close-up look at the animals. Text boxes are filled with facts throughout, breaking up the writing into digestible segments. Younger readers will need assistance, but will find much to enjoy in the series; older readers will find good information for reports." - Library Media Connection

August 1, 2014

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne enjoys writing nonfiction for children. It's a good thing she does, because she's the author of well-over 100 books on a range of topics.

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