Rats Around Us

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194794

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Description

Furry, creepy, and seemingly sneaky, rats have a bad reputation for spreading disease and stealing food from under our noses. They are quite comfortable living in a number of environments, from swamps, to mountains, to basements. Color images show different species of rats, while informative text explains what a species is. A special section on pest control explains how rats were controlled in the Middle Ages and how they are controlled today. A section on lab rats even explains how these mammal pests have helped humans fight disease.

Reading Level
Lexile
951L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
6.3
DRA
50
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)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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