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

Our backyard neighbors, squirrels can be found in myriad environments on nearly every continent. This title introduces readers to different species of squirrels and discusses their behavior, diet, and relationship with people. Discover how squirrels have survived for millions of years and how they continue to adapt to urban development and expansion.

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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 599.36
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 89285
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
Red Squirrels in South Scotland
  • Squirrelly Behavior
  • What is a Squirrel
  • Making a Living
  • Squirrel Types
  • Squirrels and People
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • The Animal Kingdom-Where Do Squirrels Fit In?
  • Index
Author: Peter Murray

Peter Murray has written more than 80 children's books on science, nature, history, and other topics. He also writes novels for adults and teens under the name Pete Hautman. An animal lover, Pete lives in Golden Valley, Minnesota, in a house with one woman, two poodles, several dozen spiders, thousands of microscopic dust mites, and an occasional mouse.


A noteworthy review of The World of Mammals from Children's Bookwatch on February 1, 2007

Each title is profusely illustrated with full-color photographs and illustrations. These titles provide a table of contents, informative sidebars, detailed maps, a glossary of key words and phrases, a comprehensive index, as well as sources for further research. These enhancements make… View →