The Life Cycle of an Earthworm

Life Cycles
  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Did you know that tiny, see-through earthworms hatch from eggs inside cocoons? Learn more about this and other stages of an earthworm in this fascinating book. Captivating photographs support the text and give readers a deeper understanding of an earthworm's life cycle. A table of contents, a glossary, sidebars, informative captions, critical-thinking questions, sources for further research, and an index are included to increase comprehension.

Wonder Books
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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2023
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Wonder Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2023-01-01
BISACS JNF051060, JNF051000, JNF051050
Dewey 592
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 600
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.3
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 146808
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Life Cycles
  • Earthworms
  • Hatching
  • New Earthworms
  • Finding Food
  • Earthworm Eggs
  • Life Cycle Diagram
  • Glossary
  • Wonder More
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: L. L. Owens

Lisa L. Owens has authored more than 100 books for young people, including early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, and a variety of nonfiction titles. She loves reading books of all kinds and feels lucky to get to write them, too. Lisa lives in the Seattle area with her aerospace-engineer husband and their retired racing greyhound. To learn more or to inquire about hosting her in your classroom, either virtually or in person, visit


A noteworthy review of Life Cycles from Booklist on May 1, 2023

The Life Cycles series introduces this essential elementary-science concept in short chapters with descriptive paragraphs and colorful, full-page, captioned photographs, many of which feature up-close perspectives. Each volume begins similarly, recognizing that humans, animals, and… View →

Teaching Guides

The Life Cycle of an Earthworm

Nonfiction books provide a great deal of information beyond the actual text (i.e., illustrations, chapter titles, headings, key vocabulary words, etc.). The LIFE CYCLES teaching guides provide engaging opportunities for teachers and… View →

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