The World of Insects

Set of 8 titles
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

The World of Insects series reveals the intriguing physical characteristics and behavior of some of our best-known insects. Each volume provides details about these creatures' habits and habitats as well as insights into their relationships with humans. Vivid photographs and lively text invite young readers to develop a better understanding of the insects that share our world. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative sidebars, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2008
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Publication Date 2007-08-01
BISACS JNF051050, JNF003120
Dewey 595.7-595.79
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V-Y
ATOS Reading Level 5.8-6.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Insecta Inspecta World: Killer Bees
University of St. Andrews: How Grasshoppers Jump
World Almanac for Kids: Grasshopper Grasshopper
Gakken's Photo Encyclopedia: Ants
PestWorldforKids: Ants
Natural History Museum
San Diego Zoo Animal Bytes: Bee
Nova: Tales from the Hive
Carl Hayden Bee Research Center Bees
San Diego Zoo Animal Bytes: Beetle
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Insecta Inspecta World: Scarab Beetles
Natural History Museum
San Diego Zoo Animal Bytes: Butterfly
The Field Museum: Butterflies
Iowa State University
Miami University
Journey North: Monarch Butterfly
Worldwide Dragonfly Association
Windows on Nature: Dragonflies Dragonfly
The Diptera Site
iStudy Flies Flies
BioKIDS: Grasshoppers Moth Moths
University of Arizona