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Thorny Devil Lizards and Other Extreme Reptile Adaptations
Thorny Devil Lizards and Other Extreme Reptile Adaptations
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Thorny Devil Lizards and Other Extreme Reptile Adaptations

A lizard that runs on water! A snake that looks like a twig! Reptiles have fascinating ways of adapting to their environments. Discover some of the most interesting and unusual reptile adaptations that have allow them to survive in many different habitats throughout the world.

Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-6
Lexile Level820L
ATOS Level4.9
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #167201
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
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NSTA Recommends - Deborah Stevens

"This book is spot on for elementary aged children. Thorny Devil Lizards will captivate any young reader. The book’s graphics and photos are attractive and at times creepy…" - 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

Lisa J. Amstutz

Lisa J. Amstutz

Lisa J. Amstutz is the author of more than 30 nonfiction books for children and many magazine and newspaper articles. Her background includes a B.A. in Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science/Ecology. She loves sharing amazing facts about science and nature with kids.

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