From the Set Animals of the Rain Forest
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, habitat, and life cycle of various jaguar species.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.5|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||24, 24|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5, 8 x 9.5|
A noteworthy review of Animals of the Rain Forest from School Library Connection on November 1, 2015
All the ingredients that create a usable easy reference series can be found in these informative books. Vivid detailed photographs show the animals of the rain forest. First, students meet the animals and are given descriptions to recognize them. They also learn about their homes, their food, their social structure, their young, and their futures. In each of these books, the importance of taking care of the environment and, therefore, taking care of the animal is emphasized. Each page includes sidebars to impart more detailed information which supports the short paragraph on the page. Bibliography. Glossary. Websites. Table of Contents. Index.
Author: Theresa Woods
Theresa Woods is the pen name for Patrick Merrick. Patrick was born in California and spent much of his early life moving from town to town and from state to state. Eventually, his family settled in Sioux Falls, SD. Patrick graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls in May of 1991. He has since received his Master of Education degree from St. Mary's University in Minneapolis, MN. In addition to writing over 45 children's books (he also writes under such names as Caleb Owens, Andrew Donnelly, Joshua Rutten, Patrick Merrick, and Zachary Inseth), Patrick has been teaching science to children for more than a decade. He is also involved teaching Sunday school, on the local library board, and finally in coaching K-7 basketball and baseball. Currently, Patrick lives in Westbrook, MN. with his wife and five children. When not busy with school, writing, or parenting, Patrick enjoys the occasional nap.