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Crabs

From the Series Life Under the Sea

In Crabs, young readers will learn how a crab hunts for food and how it defends itself from predators. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover the underwater world of crabs.

A labeled diagram helps readers identify a crab’s body parts, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about crabs online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Crabs also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Crabs is part of Jump!’s Life Under the Sea series.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Kindergarten
Category Beginning Readers, STEM
Subject Animals, STEM
Copyright 2014
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Bullfrog Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2013-08-01
BISACS JNF003150, JNF003000, JNF045000
Dewey 595.3
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.75 x 7.75
Lexile 300
Guided Reading Level E
ATOS Reading Level 0.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 161714
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Reviews

Library Media Connection (Carrie Randall)

Each book reviewed contains vivid, color photographs of each title animal, its habitat, and related animals. Every close-up photograph provides great detail, such as the multiple colors that make up a crab’s claws. Topics covered include parts of the body, mating and/or how babies are born, predators, habitat environments, and different species types. Each page or page spread features one new fact, stated in simple, concise sentences. At the end of each book there is a “Learn More” section that includes a website with directions on how to search. This is a nice and safe feature for beginning web explorers. The titles in this series are recommended for collections in need of more primary nonfiction selections. Recommended.

Author: Cari Meister