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Written by Katie Marsico
Part of Series: Nature's Children


ISBN: 978-0-531-20976-9

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Running at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour, cheetahs are the world's fastest-moving land mammals. Readers will learn how these quick cats chase down prey on the African savanna, care for their young, and interact socially with other cheetahs. They will also learn about cheetahs' ancient ancestors and find out what threats cheetahs are facing today.
Item #: 618039
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2013
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 599.75
Guided Reading Level: R
Lexile Level: 990L
AR Quiz #: 157009
AR Points: 1.0
ATOS Level: 6.1
SRC Quiz: 60490
  • 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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