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Written by Timothy M. Daly


ISBN: 978-0-531-26831-5

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While several distinct bear species live throughout the world, the most common and well known is the black bear. Readers will find out what sets these powerful mammals apart from their relatives, from what they eat and where they live to how they interact socially and how they raise their young. They will also learn about the complicated relationship between black bears and humans.
Item #: 609879
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2013
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 599.78
Guided Reading Level: R
Lexile Level: 1010L
AR Quiz #: 153877
AR Points: 1.0
ATOS Level: 6.0
SRC Quiz: 59403
  • 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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