Deadly Snake Bite!
From the Series Envenomators
In 1957 at the Field Museum in Chicago, Dr. Karl Schmidt, a famous herpetologist, was examining a small green-and-black boomslang snake. In less than a second, the snake sank its small, rear-facing fangs into Karl's thumb. At the time, Karl and other scientists didn't believe the boomslang's venom was deadly. Karl would soon learn otherwise . . . Learn all about venomous snakes in this engrossing new narrative nonfiction book for young readers. It's packed with exciting wildlife encounters, cutting-edge science, and loads of info about venom and its deadly effects.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Subject||Animals, Language Arts, Science|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JNF003190, JNF024020, JNF051150|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.4|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||Yes|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Correlations, Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Online learning supplement, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|