Killer Whale

Killer Whale

Dawn Bluemel Oldfield (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781936088713

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Description

The killer whale is one of the fastest mammals in the ocean. It moves through the water at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour--that's faster than a Bengal tiger runs. The killer whale's super speed helps it catch over 500 pounds of food a day! These are just some of the fascinating facts kids will discover in the world of these powerful ocean predators. Eye-popping photos and clear, easy-to-read text will engage emergent readers as they discover the anatomical features that help killer whales reach fast speeds. A "Speed-o-Meter" graphic compares the killer whale's top speed to that of other animals.

Reading Level
Lexile
890L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
U
ATOS
4.3
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature Reference & Study Aids
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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