What is a Rodent?

Jacqueline Langille, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790082

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With over 1700 species, more than one-third of all mammals are rodents. From the jumping jerboa to the humungous capybara, What is a Rodent? gnaws through rodent myths to expose the facts about this often misunderstood group. Readers of all ages will be fascinated by the rodent family tree, a rodent's body and amazing teeth, homes underground and in watery habitats, millions of mice and rats, many rodent cousins from squirrels to prairie dogs, their prickly quills, webbed feet, and fabulous fur, and pet care tips.

Reading Level
Lexile
625L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
5.3
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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