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Written by Timothy M. Daly


ISBN: 978-0-531-20975-2

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With their enormous jaws and powerful muscles, alligators are among the world's most powerful predators. Readers will discover how these fearsome reptiles hunt for prey, survive harsh winter weather, and compete for mates. They will also find out how mother alligators care for their young and how human activities have affected alligators throughout history.
Item #: 618038
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2013
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 597.98
Guided Reading Level: R
Lexile Level: 930L
AR Quiz #: 157008
AR Points: 1.0
ATOS Level: 5.9
SRC Quiz: 60489
  • Large photos allow readers to get a close look at the animals in their natural habitats
  • Discover where the animals live with the habitat map
  • Informative text offers a clear view of the animals’ role in nature
  • Glossaries define important vocabulary specific to each book
  • Fact file provides an easy reference for vital information about the animals’ classification and basic habits
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