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Written by Ruth Bjorklund
Part of Series: Nature's Children


ISBN: 978-0-531-20982-0

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Found only on the island of Tasmania, Tasmanian devils are the world's largest carnivorous marsupials. Readers will find out how devils spend their nights scavenging for carrion, how they protect themselves from predators, and where they build their dens. They will also learn about the fascinating marsupial reproduction process and the danger of devil facial tumor disease.
Item #: 618045
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2013
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 599.2
Guided Reading Level: Q
Lexile Level: 930L
AR Quiz #: 157015
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 5.9
SRC Quiz: 60496
  • 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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