Welcome to the Desert

Honor Head (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781911341949

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Why is a hummingbird visiting a spiky cactus? How does a Gila woodpecker help a huge saguaro cactus stay healthy? When a prairie dog family moves to a new house, who takes over their old burrow? And what hairy, eight-legged desert creature uses a hidden trapdoor to catch its meal of beetles? Packed with facts, core-curriculum information, and fantastic photographs that support the text, this title takes readers on a mini safari through a desert. Like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle, readers will discover how the living things that make this habitat their home depend on each other and their environment for survival.

Reading Level
Lexile
620L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
M
ATOS
4.3
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Geography Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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