Gila Monsters

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

Who ever said there's no such thing as monsters? With a poisonous bite and an infamous name, gila monsters can prove fierce predators. This title uses fun pictures and engaging text to explore the lives of venomous lizards and to discover what elements impact their continued survival in the animal kingdom.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Life Sciences
Copyright 2006
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2006-01-01
BISACS JNF051050, JNF003190
Dewey 597.95
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 103749
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Gila Monster - DesertUSA
Gila Monster: WhoZoo
Beaded Lizards: WhoZoo
  • In the Sonoran Desert
  • Scales and Tails
  • An Underground Life
  • Legends and Lore
  • Man and Monsters
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • The Animal Kingdom---Where Do Gia Monsters Fit In?
  • Index
Author: Sophie Lockwood


A noteworthy review of The World of Reptiles from Children's Bookwatch on February 1, 2006

Specifically designed for young readers grades 3 through 8, the informative text is written at a fourth grade proficiency level. Each forty page volume is published with a reinforced library binding for maximum shelf life, is enhanced with impressive full-color photography and… View →

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