Basking Sharks

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510088

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Description

This photo-illustrated book describes basking sharks, the second-largest sharks in the sea. Explains how they use gill-rakers to feed on zooplankton, their life cycle, and work being done to protect this species of huge but gentle sharks. The Q&A features throughout promote reader inquiry and critical thinking. Includes glossary, further resources, and index.

Reading Level
Lexile
520L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
L
ATOS
3.5
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Marine Life
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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