Bald Eagles

Sheila Griffin Llanas (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809272

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Description

This book introduces young readers to the bald eagle, a sacred animal in many cultures. Easy-to-read text examines the bald eagle's development as a cultural icon, from Native American totems and rituals through early American admiration, to today's status as the United States's national symbol. Readers will also learn about the bald eagle's body, its appearance, size, and color. The bald eagle's method of reproduction is discussed, as is eaglet development and life cycle. Readers will discover what the bald eagle likes to eat. Also covered is the bald eagle's habitat, and a range map shows where in the world bald eagles live. Informative sidebars highlight additional information, including the bald eagle's scientific classification. Predators, including humans, are also discussed, along with threats to the bald eagle's environment, as well as conservation efforts to preserve this special creature. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for young iconologists. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
780L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.0
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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