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Star-Nosed Moles and Other Extreme Mammal Adaptations
Star-Nosed Moles and Other Extreme Mammal Adaptations
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Star-Nosed Moles and Other Extreme Mammal Adaptations

A mongoose that kills snakes! A bat that goes fishing! Many mammals have extreme ways of adapting to survive in their environments. Discover some of the most interesting and unusual adaptations that have occurred in mammals that have allowed them to survive in any habitat on the earth.

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-6
Lexile Level760L
ATOS Level4.8
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #167200
Early Intervention Level27
Text TypeInformational Text
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFact Finders
Page Dimensions7 3/4" x 8 3/4"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $29.99 School/Library Price



NSTA Recommends - Deborah Stevens

"Star–Nosed Moles is written for elementary aged children; my experience indicates that middle school students will enjoy the images, too. The photos and graphics give this book wide appeal; children generally love to learn more about animals." - NSTA Recommends

October 8, 2014

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

"From a giraffe’s tongue to the dung beetle’s diet, the animal characteristics highlighted here are sure to draw interest. . . .The writing is lively and engaging, with a consistent focus on the ways in which adaptations are essential for survival. Most of the high-quality photos directly hone in on featured adaptations. . . .Attractive, adequate offerings." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2014

Jody S. Rake

Jody S. Rake

Jody Sullivan Rake specializes in writing about any and all animals. After earning a zoology degree from San Francisco State University, she became an educator and science writer at SeaWorld in San Diego. She still lives in San Diego.

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