Baboons

The World of Mammals
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

As individual as human beings, baboons have amazingly different personalities and appearances. Traveling in troops, they are frequently studied by scientists and reviled by farmers who consider them a threat to their crops. Young readers receive a broad overview of how these monkeys live, their place in the animal kingdom, and the role human beings play in ensuring their continued survival in the wild.

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978-1-61473-583-0
$41.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2006
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2005-08-01
BISACS JNF051050, JNF003140
Dewey 599.8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 89279
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Enchanted Learning
On The Matrix
Yahooligans
  • Crop Raiders
  • Just Like Humans
  • A Baboon's Day
  • The Baboon Family Tree
  • The Past, The Present, The Future
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • The Animal Kingdom-Where Do Baboons Fit In?
  • Index
Author: Sophie Lockwood

Reviews

A noteworthy review of The World of Mammals from School Library Journal on March 1, 2006

The physical and behavioral qualities of these creatures are examined along with their habitats, natural histories, and struggles for survival. Each animal’s life is discussed from birth and growth to maturity and death. Statistics and information are provided on the challenges… View →