Bloodsucking Lice and Fleas

Bloodsucking Lice and Fleas

Ellen Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194763

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Description

They feed on us, make their homes on us, and generally make our lives miserable. They are horrible guests, sometimes spreading deadly diseases. These blood-sucking parasites are lice and fleas and they are pests of the first order! This book delves into the tiny world of ectoparasites that prey on humans and animal hosts. Learn how lice and fleas cant live without us and how humans have been battling the itchy critters, often without much success, since the dawn of time. Special sections give information on the plague-producing history of rat fleas and how to combat the scourge of head lice.

Reading Level
Lexile
989L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.6
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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