The Life Cycle of a Chicken

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

How does a chick grow in an egg? Find out the answer and more about the life cycle of a chicken in this fascinating book. Captivating photographs support the text and give readers a deeper understanding of a chicken'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 636.5
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 600
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 146798
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
  • Chickens
  • Hatching
  • Chick
  • Growing
  • Hens Lay Eggs
  • Inside an Egg
  • Life Cycle Diagram
  • Glossary
  • Wonder More
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: Robin Merritt

Robin Merritt likes to be surrounded by books--at home and at work as a school library media specialist. Most of all she loves writing books for kids. She has written many nonfiction books for children about all kinds of topics from animals to sports. Robin lives in Minnesota.


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 →

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