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Water Spiders

From the Series An Eye on Spiders

In Water Spiders, young readers will learn about the physical features and characteristics of water spiders. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage beginning readers as they learn about this type of spider.

A labeled range map highlights where these spiders can be found around the world, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about water spiders online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Water Spiders also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Water Spiders is part of Jump!’s An Eye on Spiders series.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-62496-798-6
$25.65 $17.95
978-1-62496-799-3
$35.00 $26.25
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Kindergarten
Category Beginning Readers, STEM
Subject Animals, STEM
Copyright 2019
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Bullfrog Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2018-08-01
BISACS JNF003120, JNF003000, JNF045000
Dewey 595.4
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.75 x 7.75
Lexile 340
Guided Reading Level E
ATOS Reading Level 1.0
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Quiz 197192
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Reviews

Series Made Simple

Eye-catching photographs and easy-to-read text highlight these eight-legged creatures. A description of the spider capturing prey opens each book, followed by facts about physical features, habitats, and a couple of key behaviors. The language will be accessible to early readers, with short, direct sentences and mostly simple vocabulary used throughout the series. Questions are posed to readers, and then answered, adding some variety to the narrative flow. Well-chosen photographs provide vivid examples of the basic information. A full view of a garden spider’s web, for example, is followed by an excellent close-up of the spider’s claws on a single strand, with scenes of captured insects shown on subsequent page turns. Images consistently support the content, providing useful depictions of spiderlings, body parts, and more. VERDICT Strong visuals and age-appropriate text make this a first choice for younger readers.