Yellow blood, silk of steel, skeletons on the outside! These amazing attributes don’t belong to comic book characters or alien life forms, but to Earth’s biggest and hairiest spiders: tarantulas. Here you are invited to follow Sam Marshall, spider scientist extraordinaire (he’s never been bitten), as he explores the dense rainforest of French Guiana, knocking on the doors of tarantula burrows, try...
Age Range: 10 - 12 years
Grade Level: 5 - 7
Lexile Measure: 890L
Series: Scientists in the Field Series
Hardcover: 80 pages
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (March 23, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 11 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2268252
Format: PDF ePub fb2 TXT fb2 ebook
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My 4th grade students LOVE this book. Students on, above and below reading level benefit from its engaging content, alone; depends on how you plan. I look forward to using it for informational text instruction every year. It has great text features...
a closer look at these incredible creatures. You’ll also visit the largest comparative spider laboratory in America—where close to five hundred live tarantulas sit in towers of stacked shoeboxes and plastic containers, waiting for their turn to dazzle and astound the scientists who study them.