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Roseate Spoonbill

From the Series Science Slam!

It’s early morning in a swamp. A roseate spoonbill is wading through a shallow pond. Slowly, the bird sweeps its long, spoon-shaped bill back and forth through the water. The colorful bird is feeling for small fish and shrimp. When its super-sensitive bill detects movement in the murky waters, the bird grabs its prey and gobbles it down.

Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn all about roseate spoonbills and their swamp habitat, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Built-in activities, such as guessing how the bird got its name and finding objects equivalent to the weight of a newly hatched spoonbill chick, give readers a chance to gain insights beyond the facts and figures.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-944102-53-1
$26.99 $18.95
978-1-944997-21-2
$41.36 $28.95
Interest Level Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Subject Animals, Science
Copyright 2017
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-07-25
BISACS JNF003000
Dewey 598.3'4
Dimensions 10 x 8
Lexile 580
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents

Author: Ellen Lawrence