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The Life Cycle of a Raccoon - PB
The Life Cycle of a Raccoon - PB
The Life Cycle of a Raccoon - PB
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Following raccoon cubs from birth to maturity, The Life Cycle of a Raccoon explains the stages of development baby raccoons undergo before they leave their mothers. These highly intelligent and adaptable mammals will fascinate children. Vivid photographs and detailed illustrations accompany concise text. Topics include:
• the manual dexterity of the raccoon
• how cubs find a home range
• a female raccoon’s preparation for birth
• how cubs learn foraging techniques from their mothers
• how raccoons survive in cities
• dangers to raccoons from pesticides, pollution, and destruction of their habitats

Reading Level: Gr. 3
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: O
Binding: Paperback
Series: The Life Cycle Series
Author(s): John Crossingham, Bobbie Kalman

Size: 8 ½″ × 9 ½″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 5.2
Dewey: 599.7632
Lexile: 900L
Copyright: 2003

The Life Cycle of a Raccoon

"Crabtree's wonderful books for grades 2-5 are recommended picks: attention-grabbing jackets and subjects suitable for easy reports make them appropriate for both leisure reading and assignments. The 'Life Cycle' Bobbie Kalman titles newly published, Raccoon (0778706613) and Snake (0778706605) join others in the series, providing 32 easy pages of basic facts paired with eye-catching photos. Discussions of what a life cycle and life span are accompany surveys of these two creatures, with an index, glossary, and illustrations rounding out the photo-packed information." —Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch, 10/03 "...enthusiastically recommended for both school and community library collections." ––Midwest Book review, Children's Bookwatch, 08/03