Becoming a Grasshopper
Becoming a Grasshopper
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Series: Changing Animals   

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Annotation: Learn about the three stages of a grasshopper's life cycle.
Genre: Biology
Catalog Number: #123493
Format: Library Binding
All Formats: Search
Publisher: ABDO Kids
Copyright Date: 2017
Edition Date: 2017
Pages: 24 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-680-80510-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-680-80510-9
Dewey: 595.7
LCCN: 2015959113
Dimensions: 24 x 29 cm.
Language: English
Reviews:
ALA Booklist
Detailed, glossy photos get up close and personal with a number of egg-laying insects and are the prime selling feature of the Changing Animals series. Though light on text, these overviews of the early life stages of several critters provide a solid first look for elementary-school readers. Like dragonflies, young grasshoppers are called nymphs, and Becoming a Grasshopper discusses the process by which nymphs eat, molt, and grow. The information provided is introductory ere's no mention of differences between species, and the facts are fairly general t a wide variety of close-up photos provide plenty of details of all phases of the life cycles discussed and will surely be enough to spur curious budding entomologists toward more comprehensive texts.
Horn Book
Simple text, a few sentences per page at most, gives basics on this insect's size, body, and eating habits, often using comparisons to aid comprehension. The clean layouts include copious white space surrounding the text on the verso and one large, clear photo on the recto of each inviting spread. Additional facts are appended. Glos., ind.
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Word Count: 163
Reading Level: 1.8
Interest Level: P-2
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 1.8 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 182799 / grade: Lower Grades
Lexile: 500L

Becoming a Grasshoppercovers each stage in a grasshopper's metamorphosis from a tiny egg to an adult. Carefully chosen photographs accompany the copy, so readers can see and understand a butterfly's amazing transformation clearly.Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.


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