The World of Insects
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

With such a scary name, dragonflies are often misunderstood. This book presents lots of great information on dragonflies, from migration patterns and flying speeds to their role as natural insect-pest controllers.

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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
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2007-08-01
BISACS JNF051050, JNF003120
Dewey 595.7
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 116487
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources USGS
Worldwide Dragonfly Association
Windows on Nature: Dragonflies
AcademicKids.com: Dragonfly
  • Migrating Green Darners
  • The Dragonfly Cycle of Life
  • Dragonflies and More Dragonflies
  • In Appreciation of Dragonflies
  • Man and Grasshopper
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • The Animal Kingdom...Where Do Dragonflies Fit In?
  • Index
Author: Sophie Lockwood


A noteworthy review of The World of Insects from School Library Journal on March 1, 2008

Concise texts describe the featured insects’ basic anatomy, outstanding physical and behavioral characteristics, diets, life cycles, roles in myths and legends, and effects on humans. Each title also includes a short survey of important groups (suborders, families) and from about a View →

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